Air & Land: $8849* Land Only: $8399
3 Lima, 2 Urubamba, 2 Cuzco, 2 Puno, 2 Guayaquil, 6 Galapagos Cruise, 2 Quito
Tour Type: Partially Escorted
Season: Apr - Oct '20
Peruvian Legends, September 2019
Good services, Excellent Hotel. Food is great.
Tour Manger and Tour guide mastered their subjects and were very helpful!
Dang N. Montreal, Quebec
12 Day Kaleidoscope of Peru, August 2019
Our trip to Peru with Gate 1 was one of the best tours we’ve taken. All the hotels were four star rated. The sights (Machu Picchu, Eros, and Colca Canyon) were fabulous, the food wonderful, and the people very welcoming to tourists. Our tour manager Abel ranks as the best we’ve every had with Gate 1. Abel was friendly, very knowledgeable, approachable and above all a “fixer” when it came to minor issues that occur during any tour. We can’t wait for our next tours to Egypt, Vietnam, and Morocco.
Victor C. Folsom, CA
12 Day Kaleidoscope of Peru, August 2019
Excellent trip ! My first time with Gate 1 tour and I am very impressed.
Our tour manager Henry is excellent, very good: knowledgeable (knows his stuff well), helpful, reliable there all the time, very organized and excellent management of the tour, responsible, looks after everyone, very conscientious and friendly, motivated, caring, kind-hearted, generous, honest.... what more can I say. Can't find any tour manager better than Henry ! He made our trip so very enjoyable, no stress !
Will not hesitate to join Gate 1 tour again.
Philip C. Richmond Hill, Canada
10 Day Affordable Peru, May 2019
The trip was a outstanding! As always, lots of moving around but worth every moment of it. Pavel keeps things smooth, entertaining, and educational. He is truly committed to Gate 1 and creating amazing travel experiences for his guests.
The group blended so well, that it made it difficult to leave. My Peru travel family will always be remembered.
Vanessa G. Laurel, MD
7 Day Peru & Machu Picchu, April 2019
We had the time of our lives! It was the best trip we have ever been on! The food was amazing and Abel our tour manager made the trip into a magical experience! He was very knowledgeable, kind, very aware of our needs and made our group feel as if we were a family. He made the trip the special experience it was. Richard the helper was also excellent, always helping us down steps, always asking what we needed. He, Abel, and Julio the bus driver made a great team! This is our first trip with Gate 1 we will definitely be back! It was an amazing trip and please let Abel know that he brought the beauty of the Inca people into a magical reality with his wealth of knowledge ! Thank you so much for such a wonderful trip!
Pamela D. LeRoy, WV
10 Day Affordable Peru, April 2019
It was definitely the trip of a lifetime! My partner, Mark, and I have been dreaming of crossing Peru off our bucket lists for some time now and it was as amazing as we could have hoped for. The energy of our entire vacation felt magical, from visiting the bustling city of Lima to the rural highlands and everything in between. Our tour guide Pavel was so passionate and informative, shucks even the other couples we met in our group quickly felt like close friends. Gate 1 had all of our needs taken care of, transportation/hotels/dining accommodations went smoothly so we could focus on experiencing this together worry free. We couldn't be more delighted.
Dainan M. Upland, CA
10 Day Affordable Peru, March 2019
The trip was outstanding. The guide, Edgar, and his assistant, Henry, couldn’t have been more helpful or knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend this trip to anyone considering a trip to Peru.
Ruth M. Henderson, NV
10 Day Affordable Peru, March 2019
It was lovely! Rogger and Pepe were wonderful, handling anything that came up and making sure we were all well looked after. Jose, our Lima guide, was excellent and Victor, our driver, navigated those mountain roads so well. A beautiful country with a rich history and culture. Machu Picchu was amazing!
Kathryn C. British Colombia, Canada
7 Day Peru & Machu Picchu, December 2018
The trip and hotels were great. Edgar, the tour manager is very professional. Gate 1 is a very organized and efficient traveling company. We are so impressed.
We love Gate 1!
Peter C. Greenvale, NY
7 Day Peru & Machu Picchu, October 2018
Our trip to Peru and Machu Picchu was fantastic! My daughter and I enjoyed ourselves immensely .... Our tour guide was always looking out for our safety. We stayed at very comfortable and clean hotel, ate at restaurants with delicious local cuisine, and our helper and bus driver were the best ... We also had the good fortune to travel with a wonderful group of people. The whole experience was so much more than we expected. Thank you for a trip that will stay in our memories forever!
Denise H. Blairstown, NJ
12 Day Kaleidoscope of Peru, October 2018
This trip was very interesting, many historical sites to see. It was very well organized, without needing to worry about anything. And our tour manager, Alejandro, was amazing - patient, caring, funny; would not be the same without him. It was my first trip with Gate 1 and I truly enjoyed it.
Irina C. Santa Clara, CA
9 Day Peru Inca Special, October 2018
I want to take this opportunity to tell how much I enjoyed my recent trip to Peru. I can't imagine what could have been done to improve my experience.
First of all, I must commend our tour guide, Ronald, who bent over backward to make sure everything was to our satisfaction. His concern and compassion are beyond reproach. He was easily accessible at all times if there were questions or issues.
A native of Cuzco, he certainly knew his stuff, and his knowledge of the history of the various regions was complete. He made the complications of the itinerary (transfers, etc.) so simple. The optional excursions were great, and Ronald seemed as excited as we were to visit these places. He's also simply one helluva nice guy. His job is not an easy one, but nothing clouded his focus to offer us the best experience ever.
This was my first Gate 1 trip, and I've already booked a 12-day tour of Germany for May, 2019. I also very much appreciate that Gate 1 offers a reasonable single supplement, so helpful to those of us who must travel alone.
Thanks for a memorable experience. I'm spreading the word about Gate 1.
Ramon G. Milwaukee, WI
7 Day Peru & Machu Picchu, August 2018
I wanted to share that my trip to Peru was my first trip with Gate 1 Travel. I wanted to share that my experience was nothing but wonderful ... Ruben Aragon demonstrated such passion, patience and a love for Peru that it made my trip that much more amazing. We were able to see a lot of what Peru had to offer, talk to and interact with the local people of Peru. I felt safe, heard and really taken care of throughout the trip. Great job Gate 1! I will definitely be booking through Gate 1 again. Thank you
Lucrecia R. Providence, RI
14 Day Affordable Peru with Amazon Experience, July 2018
The trip was fantastic. It was well organised and our tour guides were great. Raul Callapina the Machu Picchu and lake Titicaca guide was very enthusiastic and passionate about Inca culture it’s ‘contagious’. Abelardo our Amazon guide was great in showing us interesting places. Gate1 is travel is #1.
Ruth W. Western Australia, AU
11 Day Deluxe Peru, July 2018
We had a wonderful time. Can't think of a single complaint. The food was excellent, the hotels were stunning and the trip was so well organized and run. Our tour guide Hector was outstanding and we will certainly keep Gate 1 in mind for all of our future tours.
Edison S. Ontario, CA
12 Day Kaleidoscope of Peru, June 2018
It was amazing right from the start ... Our Tour Leader Rene, was terrific, very knowledgeable and plenty of expertise with the whole group. The guide in training, Yutber, was also exceptional and will go a long way with your company The driver Ernesto, and all the local guides were exceptional, and yes I remember most of their names starting with Richard, David, Jamie and Mauricio. Each had abundance of knowledge for their particular areas.
We had a wonderful time with the major highlights being Machu Picchu and of course the floating islands at lake Titicaca ... This was our first time with Gate 1 Travel ... I am certain that we will be travelling with you again.
Brian H. Queensland, AU
10 Day Affordable Peru - Plan B Hotels, July 2018
This was my 8th Gate 1 trip and probably one of the best ... It is the first trip that I feel that I was really immersed in the culture of the country. Juan, our tour manager was one of the best. He was kind, helpful, intelligent, funny and energetic ... The bus drivers and local guides were some of the kindest I have encountered. I can’t say enough about Peru, the Gate 1 employees and Gate 1 in general. Oh and I must not forget the people who picked me up and dropped me off at the airport. What gentlemen. They were also so helpful. Thank you so much Gate 1
Patrizia P. Valley Village, CA
7 Day Peru & Machu Picchu, July 2018
The service provided by Gate 1 travel exceeded our expectations and was top notch quality, we had a great time in Peru, all the arrangements including transportation, accommodation and sightseeing were well taken care of which also included bottled water for everyone on a daily basis.
Everything as stated in the itinerary and more.
Zahabiya K. Rochester Hills, MI
7 Day Peru & Machu Picchu, June 2018
The trip was outstanding. It was well organized, and the service provided by the Gate 1 staff was exceptional. I also would like to send our special thanks to the tour manager (Marcos Farfan) and his assistant (Paul). Both made the experience of entire trip so pleasant, inclusive, and enjoyable. This is the first time we joined the Gate 1 tour and certainly will not be our last. Thank you! Job well done!
Brian K. Conroe, TX
10 Day Affordable Peru - Plan A Hotels, June 2018
Our trip to Peru was outstanding. I fell in love with Machu Picchu, Peru in general with it's beautiful scenery, and the people. Our tour director, Marcos Farfan, was wonderful! His ability to speak Quecha allowed us several very special opportunites, where we were able to visit the indigenous people in their work and home environment. One special memory was stopping by a family, out in their fields attending to their crops ... Marcos's ability to communicate with the family allowed us to see a real family in their natural environment. I am 74 and Marcos's helper, Alexis, helped me get to the top of the mountain so I could see the view of Machu Picchu, I had dreamed about all my life ... Every part of our trip was wonderful both for me and for my 23 year old granddaughter. It was a trip that transcended our ages and held wonder for both of us ... Thank you, Gate 1 for another successful trip!
Mary Beth S. Annapolis, MD
10 Day Affordable Peru, June 2018
We loved this trip to Peru! My wife and I were accompanied by our two adult daughters. All four of us had a marvelous experience. Our tour guide Mr. Rolly Carasco was outstanding. He is passionate about explaining Inca history, customs, religious beliefs, and the role of the Spanish Conquistadors' devastating impact on the original people of the region ... Machu Picchu was more thrilling than I expected it to be. The other highlights: Cuzco, the floating Uros Islands, the visit to the school classroom, the Central market vegetable stands, and so much more. We would all enthusiastically recommend this trip ... We are already discussing and planning for our next Gate1 excursion.
George, G. Arnold, MD
10 Day Affordable Peru - Plan B Hotels, May 2018
My trip to Peru was great. I really enjoyed it. Pavel our tour guide was very pleasant and knowledgeable ... Also, great was the bus driver and Pavel's assistant, Fredy ... Overall, I came back very glad that I took the tour. I have traveled with Gate 1 before and must say that I am glad I did. I'll be on the look out for other tour offers and I wish that Gate 1 gave a little discount for previous travels.
Luz A. Forest Hills, NY.
14 Day Affordable Peru with Amazon Experience, May 2018
We had a fantastic holiday. Being first time users of Gate 1 we are super impressed with the service and tours. Mauricio Gomez was outstanding. Having travelled previously with Scenic tours, Gate 1 is incredibly good value and the service provided is excellent. We are looking at signing up for the Vietnam tour next year. Regards and thanks for all your assistance in organising the trip, flights, etched. Great job
Wendy H. New South Wales, AU
Machu Picchu Express , May 2018
Fantastic. Our guide was great, providing a terrific amount of historical and cultural information. He kept us on time, and was very patient with some of the more challenging members of the group. His assistant Algusto (sp?) was very supportive, friendly and provided additional information of great interest.
Highly recommend this tour, and the guides provided.
Bruce L. Birmingham, MI
11 Day Affordable Peru with Nazca Lines, April 2018
It couldn't be any better. Had a fantastic time!
Peru is beautiful and fascinating, and our tour guide, Rolly Carrasco made the trip super.
Everything was well organized, drivers were great and the hotels were nice and comfortable and well located in the city.
I could highly recommend this tour and your company to anyone, who is planning to go to Peru.
Sylvia H. Northridge, CA
11 Day Affordable Peru & Bolivia, April 2018
The trip was wonderful! Mauricio lived up to the Gate 1 standard for tour managers. His knowledge, wit, patience, and concern for our safety and comfort were exceptional. Hotels were first class and staffs obviously deferred to Gate 1 travelers. Furnished meals were excellent, as were Mauricio's recommendations for meals on our own. The small size and diversity of this group made the experience even more rewarding. I would emphasize...All in all, definitely more of the world for less, and a great value.
Jerry G. Montgomery, AL
Peruvian Legends, April 2018
We recently had an excellent experience on the Peruvian Legends trip, our second Gate 1 trip. The group of 12 travelers blended well together for a congenial two weeks. Our tour director, Arturo Espinoza, was excellent. He had a vast fund of knowledge about Peru, especially the Cusco and Machu Pichu regions. He was highly organized yet pleasant and helped the group dynamics. He was quick to take initiative on local issues and made us feel very comfortable in his country, Peru. A great trip overall and we will return to Gate ! in the future!
Jon H. Shelburne, VT
Peruvian Legends, April 2018
I thoroughly enjoyed the entire trip to Peru. It was packed with fun, challenging activities & I will be recommending Gate 1 to other people (in fact, I already have).
The trip was even more enjoyable due to the expertise of the tour manager, Arturo Espinoza. He was very knowledgable and professional. Arturo was very personable and charming, he was extremely helpful to everyone. He managed to keep the group together & he guided us through every itinerary smoothly. Arturo is a definite asset to the Gate 1 company and our group was lucky to have benefited from his guidance.
I'm looking forward to another Discovery Tour in the near future.
Susan L. Midvale, UT
10 Day Affordable Peru - Plan B Hotels, April 2018
Our trip was excellent. This was our first Gate 1 trip and we were highly
impressed. The trip was well coordinated and seemed to flow seamlessly. Our
guide, Roger Salas, was first rate ... the best guide we've ever
experienced. He made everyone feel welcome and special, was extremely
knowledgeable, and took care of us like a mother hen. We're also impressed
that Gate 1 supports some institutions in Peru such as schools, and, of
course, local families who provided a local meal.
Five stars to you. We'll surely sign up for other Gate 1 trips
Kurth F. Longwood, FL
7 Day Peru & Machu Picchu, April 2018
The trip was excellent, the tour manager, Allihandro, is very pleasant and experienced, it's well organized and we don't feel rushed, love it and will definitely travel with Gate 1 again in the future.
Daisy C. Markham, ON, CA
10 Day Affordable Peru, March 2018
I had a wonderful time in Peru with Gate 1. Just excellent. Very thorough tour guides/managers. Strong concern for safety as well as very well coordinated. Nice balance re: activities and free time. Hotels, food, transportation all very good.
Steve L. Waltham, MA
11 Day Affordable Peru with Nazca Lines, March 2018
It was a wonderful trip! We saw and experienced all of the sites we dreamed about. Edgard was the best guide we have ever had or could wish for. David
David D. Twin Falls, ID
9 Day Peru Inca Special, February 2018
It was one of our most amazing trips. Very well organized. Machu Picchu was the highlight of course & we also enjoyed the Lake Titicaca floating Islands & the whole experience with the people there. Our tour guide Ronald was the best. Very knowledgable on everything & went out of his way to please. Excellent!!!
Marion B. London, ON, CA
Machu Picchu Express (Miami Special), February 2018
The Machu Picchu Express Trip was fabulous. I was worried that such a short trip wouldn’t include much but it fit into my time schedule. The trip was much more than I expected. Victor was an amazing tour guide. He is extremely knowledgeable about Peru, it’s history, architecture, and people. He related well to all members of our tour group. I would highly recommend this trip to others. Thanks for checking in with me.
Kathleen S. Fort Collins, CO
14 Day Affordable Peru with Amazon Experience, February 2018
Fantastic! My husband and I enjoyed Peru even more than we had anticipated, and appreciated the broad range of experiences and terrain that the tour covered. Another Gate 1 success!
Rebecca Z. San Diego, CA
10 Day Affordable Peru, January 2018
It was a truly wonderful trip. We saw so much of Peru. The guides who led our trip were phenomenal. I would sing the praises of Gate 1 to anyone.
Miriam J. Greenbelt, MD
10 Day Affordable Peru - Plan B Hotels, January 2018
Thank you for asking. We had a beautiful trip. Hector, our trip manager, was professional, interesting and kind. The organization was just perfect. The hotels were well located...It was our first experience with Gate1 but we hope it won’t be the last!
France B. St-Lambert, QC, CA
14 Day Affordable Peru with Amazon Experience, January 2018
This was the best travelling experience I had staring from organisation, travel guides, hotel accommodations and choice of places to visit. Everything was great. I am more then happy to travel with gate 1 again in the future...special thanks to Edgar and Abelardo and other support staff on making my trip very interesting. Their knowledge was remarkable.
Samira B Liverpool, NSW, AU
10 Day Affordable Peru, January 2018
It was absolutely wonderful and exceeded my expectations. Our tour manager Pavel was extremely knowledgeable and highly professional. The accommodations and transportation provided during the tour were top-notch. For a first-time Gate 1 traveler, I was blown away and will not hesitate to book another trip through Gate 1 in the future.
Patrick C. Apopka, FL
10 Day Affordable Peru , December 2017
Our trip to Peru was great! Arturo Espinoza, our guide, was especially good: caring, friendly, knowledgeable, and effective at managing our group. The itinerary was well-planned, most of the hotels were good, and optional tours were outstanding. We're looking forward to our next Gate 1 trips in March to Southern India, Nepal, and Bhutan.
Chris S. North Troy, VT
10 Day Affordable Peru , December 2017
The trip was wonderful. Our guide, Edgar was very knowledgeable and helpful, and introduced us to many aspects of Peruvian life and culture.We will definitely consider Gate 1 for future trips.
Mariana M. Goldsboro, NC
16 Day Affordable Peru with Galapagos Islands, November 2017
Our trip was outstanding! Could not have done this tour without Gate 1. Will definitely use Gate 1 again in the future.
Ron K. Melbourne, FL
Machu Picchu Express, November 2017
As usual my Gate1 trip was fantastic. But this time it was accomplishing my life long dream of seeing Machu Picchu! Everything was perfect from the driver, guide, hotels and tour!
Roy T. Holbrook, NY
7 Day Peru & Machu Picchu, November 2017
My trip was AMAZING!!!! I have lived and worked overseas for 20+ years, so I travel a lot. I have never used an organized tour company before, I always make my own arrangements and do my own thing, but the logistics of planning a trip to Machu Picchu and limited availability of tickets pushed me to try a tour for this trip. OMG, it was the best experience! The staff (guide Marcos Farfan, his assistant Aldo, and driver Wilbert) was fantastic, the logistics were flawless, the group was diverse/interesting/fun, and the value for money was exceptional. My opinion of organized tours has completely changed, and I will definitely be looking to Gate 1 in the future for another trip (quite possibly with some of my new friends from this one!).
Larilyn R. Moline, IL
10 Day Affordable Peru - Plan B Hotels , October 2017
Our trip was wonderful. Our guide Edgar was the best, so knowledgeable and made everything run so smoothly along with the local guides and bus drivers. There was not one thing my husband and I did not like. We are so happy to have taken this trip since it was on the top of our bucket list. We are so impressed with Gate 1 and will let our friends know. This was our second tour with you, our first was China which was also excellent. Now we are planning our next trip in spring to Italy. Thank you Gate 1 for sponsoring the school we visited. It brought tears to our eyes and were welcomed with open arms. This was my husbands highlight of the trip.
Barbara S. Georgetown, TX
Machu Picchu Express , October 2017
Excellent! We had a great time. The tour guides Ronald and Ruben were so helpful and knowledgeable. The hotels were decent. We will definitely use Gate1 again.
Jennifer Lynn E. Mt. Pleasant, WI
10 Day Affordable Peru - Plan B Hotels, August 2017
It was amazing! Our tour guide, Gary, could not have been better. He really went the extra mile for each of us through the whole trip, but particularly when we all faced a stressful situation with hurricane Irma. Gary made sure we each had flights and a plan to get us home safely. He went above and beyond on this. Aside from that, he was just the perfect tour guide - so proud to show us his country. The entire trip was fantastic- the best tour we've ever been on, and we've traveled with several companies. Thank you for a once in a lifetime experience exploring Peru!
Jennifer L. Wichita, KS
7 Day Peru & Machu Picchu (Miami Special), August 2017
We had the trip of a lifetime. Our guide Edgart couldn’t have been better. He was so knowledgeable and we could tell that he really wanted us to have a wonderful experience. We would highly recommend this trip to anyone. From the accommodations, local guides, Alverto, drivers, food and especially Edgart, our trip was just perfect. I recommend Gate 1 to all my friends and relatives. I really don’t think you could beat them. We look forward to future adventures with Gate 1. Once again, we want to thank Edgart for making our trip to Machu Picchu one that will always be one of our favorite trips.
Barry R. Walling, TN
10 Day Affordable Peru - Plan B Hotels , August 2017
We had an amazing time, thank you. I thought the tour guide Washington and his assistant guide Yutber were superb both in terms of knowledge as well as spicing up the trip for us and making it fun for the entire group.
Loved the country, our group, and the whole experience. Everything went very smoothly for us and we would do it again.
Irina A. Astoria, NY
Machu Picchu Express , August 2017
Our trip to Peru was wonderful! Marcos, our guide, was exceptional. He was full of knowledge, very entertaining and had a very comfortable, easy personality. Our group was also a great friendly mix of people. The accommodations and meals were great as well. We will definitely be using Gate 1 Travel in the future!
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