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About Private Machu Picchu – Nice to meet you!

Who we are

Jose Luis Lagunas - Respected Peruvian Guide - Owner of Private Machu Picchu
Jose Luis Lagunas - Respected Peruvian Guide - Owner of Private Machu Picchu

Private Machu Picchu, your trusted local tour operator based in Cusco, Peru. Our founder, Jose, is a native local tour guide with 15 years of experience in the tourism industry. Having led groups to the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu over 700 times and exploring every corner of the country from north to south, he has gained extensive knowledge and expertise, which inspired him to establish his own travel company.

At Private Machu Picchu, we specialize in providing adventure tours, treks, and luxury experiences throughout Peru. Our commitment is to offer unforgettable lifelong experiences to our valued travelers. Our lead guides are exceptionally knowledgeable, passionate, and experienced, holding university degrees in tourism. They are also multilingual, fluent in Spanish, English, and Quechua, our native language.

Furthermore, we prioritize your well-being during your outdoor adventures. Our highly skilled cooks are well-trained in providing delicious and nutritious meals, ensuring that you enjoy selected culinary delights amidst nature’s beauty.

Choose Private Machu Picchu for an exceptional journey that combines professionalism, local expertise, and a personal touch. Let us create memorable moments as you explore the wonders of Peru.

What we do

Our dedication to creating tailor-made experiences knows no bounds. With your limited time in mind, we meticulously curate personalized itineraries that seamlessly blend adventure, cultural immersion, and discovery. Expand your horizons as you journey beyond Cusco, adding destinations like Lima, Nasca, Arequipa, Puno, and the mystical Amazon jungle to your exploration list.

Expect nothing short of excellence when you entrust your journey to us. Safety, comfort, and your utmost happiness take center stage throughout our meticulously planned tours and trips. Every detail is thoughtfully considered, ensuring your peace of mind as you traverse breathtaking landscapes and uncover hidden gems. As we forge partnerships with local communities, we create opportunities for livelihoods and foster sustainable development, uplifting the lives of families in the region.

Nature’s preservation is a solemn commitment we hold dear. We tread lightly with every step we take, mindful of the delicate ecosystems surrounding us. Environmental stewardship is at the core of our values, ensuring the places we explore remain pristine for generations.

Prepare to embark on an extraordinary odyssey with Machu Picchu Trails Peru. Let us be your gateway to the extraordinary, guiding you through Peru’s rich tapestry of wonders. Together, we will create unforgettable memories, weaving a narrative of discovery and awe that will forever resonate within your soul.

Guaranteed Departures

Embark on an unforgettable adventure with Private Machu Picchu, where guaranteed departures ensure your travel dreams become a reality. Whether you have a specific departure date in mind or a particular trek or tour you wish to join, we’ve got you covered. Our responsible company is here to cater to your needs.

Feel free to reach out to us or have a chat with our knowledgeable travel specialist to gather all the intricate details. We offer both private and open groups, with a minimum requirement of just 2 people. Yes, you heard it right! Even solo trekkers are welcome to join us on our exhilarating journeys. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

For alternative treks and traditional tours, we can make arrangements at any time, providing you with the flexibility to explore at your convenience. However, if the legendary 4 or 5-day Inca Trail trek beckons to your adventurous spirit, it’s important to plan ahead. Due to limited space, booking in advance is essential—approximately 6 to 7 months prior—to secure your spot. With only 500 trekkers, including porters, allowed per day, securing your place on this iconic trail requires early preparation.

Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Contact us now and let’s embark on a remarkable journey together.

Our Mission

At Private Machu Picchu, our mission is simple: to create inspiring and unforgettable experiences for visitors to Peru. We strive to deliver a personalized service that embodies quality, reliability, and meticulous attention to detail. By investing in the proper training of our staff and curating unique journeys at affordable prices, we aim to surpass the expectations of our valued clients.

But our mission extends beyond providing exceptional service. We are deeply committed to principles of sustainability and responsible tourism in every destination we operate. We believe in elevating the travel experience to new heights of satisfaction for our cherished travelers. This unwavering dedication drives us to continuously improve the efficiency of our tours and hikes, ensuring that every step you take with us is an ethically conscious one.

Join us on this extraordinary journey as we fulfill our mission to create moments that will stay with you long after your adventure in Peru has ended. Trust Private Machu Picchu to make your travel dreams a reality while treading lightly on the path toward a more sustainable future

Couple contemplating the Humantay Lagoon, Peru Photo by Private Machu Picchu
Couple contemplating the Humantay Lagoon, Peru Photo by Private Machu Picchu

Our Vision

We are deeply committed to social development and environmental preservation, as we believe in leaving a positive impact on the communities we touch. Our goal is to establish ourselves as the premier tourism company in the region, renowned for our unwavering dedication to quality service, creativity, innovation, and competitiveness.

We understand the importance of social responsibility, and we actively promote a harmonious relationship with the communities we encounter. By fostering strong bonds and nurturing mutual respect, we strive to create a thriving environment that benefits all. We take great pride in contributing to social projects that promote the well-being and growth of these communities. It is an honor for us to make a meaningful difference year after year.

Join us on this remarkable journey as we build a better future for the places we explore and the people we meet along the way. At Private Machu Picchu, we are committed to making a lasting impact while delivering unforgettable travel experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime.

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Community Lares de Choquecancha
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