Kristy is a highly experience that offers superior service and advice.
Peru | Aug 26 - Sep 5, 2022

Helen
Helen L.
Manhattan, NY | Reviewed on Sep 25, 2022

Kristy was meticulous and attentive in planning the trip and setting up our itinerary. Kristy's advice and expertise was accurate and thoughtful in all phases of the trip. The trip was executed smoothly and our trip was immaculate in all aspects. Every leg of our trip was serviced with tour professionals. My group couldn't have been happier with our experience and would highly recommend using Kristy and her team. The service level provided was far superior to any other travel agency I... read more

Kristy was meticulous and attentive in planning the trip and setting up our itinerary. Kristy's advice and expertise was accurate and thoughtful in all phases of the trip. The trip was executed smoothly and our trip was immaculate in all aspects. Every leg of our trip was serviced with tour professionals. My group couldn't have been happier with our experience and would highly recommend using Kristy and her team. The service level provided was far superior to any other travel agency I have worked with. It was a pleasure being in Kristy's care.

Hotel Reviews
Atoq San Blas Hotel
Cusco

The hotel was meticulously clean and the hospitality was top rated. We looked forward to the excellent breakfast service each morning. The hotel concierge ran down to the main boulevard twice to bring our luggage up the hill and all the stairs which was amazing. We felt at home and so well taken care of during our stay. The views from the hotel of Cusco were breathtaking.

Authenticity & Character
The San Blas has nice a charming atmosphere with old world charm.
Location
That it was in San Blas and away from the main square and hustle and bustle. Got to love the stairs and hill :)
Staff
The staff provided top notch service in cleanliness, breakfast service and being so accommodating.
Cleanliness & Comfort
Spotlessly clean during COVID
Katari Hotel
Arequipa

Nice hotel in the main square which had old world charm. It was enjoyable to see that the hotel retained the historic aspect and culture.

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Casa Andina Premium Puno
Puno

The hotel had it's own dock and this was special surprise that we didn't have to leave the premises for our Uros island tour. The restaurant food was delicious and had a great selection to offer.

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Colca Lodge Spa & Hot Springs
Yanque

The Colca Lodge had nice amenities with their own domesticated Alpaca and Llama area. The hot springs, although we didn't have a chance to use the facilities, was nice to have on premises. The layout and views of the grounds were enchanting.

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Tierra Viva Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu

Location was close to bus and train, clean and convenient. Had the best sleep during the trip at the hotel. The staff was very welcoming.

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Casa Andina Premium Miraflores
Lima

The hotel was at a nice location and the staff was very helpful in explaining the amenities and services offered. The rooms were immaculate and relaxing. The exercise room had the right balance of cardio and weights. The staff was helpful in procuring cab rides and safeguarding/storing our luggage. If the hotel room is available before check-in, the hotel staff should allow earlier check-in.

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Activity Reviews
Arequipa to the Colca Canyon
Colca

The drive to Colca Canyon gave us a chance to see the scenic landscape of Peru and the wildlife along the way. This was also an opportunity to acclimate to the varying altitudes during our itinerary. Antonio from Giardino Tours was outstanding in explaining the historical and cultural aspects of Peru. Hector was an excellent driver during the ascent and descents so we didn't get car sick from the winding roads.

Quality of Experience
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Colca Canyon & Puno Arrival
Peru

Arriving in the morning to watch the condors soar was spectacular. The drive to Puno was quite long and slow due to slow traffic.

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Lake Titicaca Tour: Uros Floating Islands & Taquile Island
Puno

Spectacular views of Uros island and understanding how the local people lives was the highlight of both Uros and Taquile Island. Jose was amazing in bonding with the locals and how welcoming they were. The food on Taquile was simple and delicious. All the locals were so welcoming and friendly.

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Food
The lunch on Taquile was simple and amazing.
Guides, drivers and staff
Transport
The captain was nice.
Machu Picchu Excursion: from Aguas Calientes - Huayna Picchu- Machu Picchu - Cusco
Aguas Calientes/ Machu Picchu

Amazing and picture perfect views of Machu Picchu. Every picture was perfect. Best to see the citadel first before climbing Huayna Picchu so the fog can lift and you can get a spectacular view of the citadel from Huayna Picchu. The climb is tough but doable and watch out for the nasty mosquitos. Sonya was engaging and thorough in the history of the ancient Incan empire and Machu Picchu which added to the experience. Sonya guided us away from the crowded touristy spots to enjoy some of the quieter sites.

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Local specialist: Kristy Tizon
Kristy
Kristy Tizon
Local specialist in Lima | Reviewed on Sep 25, 2022

Hi Helen,

Thank you so much for your kind words! I am so happy you and the rest of your travel group had a great time in Peru. It was truly a pleasure to help you navigate your way through the country. I hope you left with some wonderful memories. Please keep in touch for any future travels.

Take care and thank you again for trusting us with your trip!

Saludos,
Kristy