Testimonials

We take great pride in taking care of our guests and their tailormade travel plans in Peru, Bolivia and the Galapagos. Our travellers are our best advocates, and they frequently recommend our specialist travel services to friends, colleagues and family when planning a trip to our region.

Along with sharing their thoughts on tripadvisor forums, such as this one here, and on social media, such as Aracari facebook reviews here, here’s what more of them have had to say in their honest testimonials on travelling with Aracari:

Overall, the trip was fantastic. The tour guides were knowledgeable, punctual, polite, helpful and engaging. We loved our stay at Urubamba, we highly recommend Tambo del Inka. Great hotel, rooms, food, ambience, location. Loved Ollantaytambo, Maras mines and Moray. The paddle boarding/biking trip was wonderful and the lunch by the lake was a highlight of our day, would totally do it again.

We totally fell in love, as expected, with Machu Picchu; it was a great call to stay at the Sanctuary Lodge (saved us a ton of time since the bus lines were crazy). Liked that we had the opportunity to visit Machu Picchu twice and the Wayna Picchu hike was spectacular. Cusco was also very interesting and probably would have liked to stay an extra day to be able to visit it more thoroughly. The Choco museum was a highlight of the visit for our kids. Ivonne our guide was GREAT.

Quito was a very pleasant surprise, what a beautiful city! The Galapagos cruise was incredible. Again, this was a wonderful trip and I can definitely say that Aracari definitely fulfilled our expectations and we will certainly recommend you. Thank you again for everything

- Erika Benz, August 2017

Marisol, what a fabulous trip your people organised for us. Everything was wonderful from the guides, the drivers, the places, the food and the hotels. We both said it is without doubt our best holiday ever. I am hooked on Camu Camu and on the hunt to find them in the UK… probably not possible. We did really well up at Lake Titicaca and were fascinated at how people live.

- Rolanda Hyams, March 2017

We were very pleased (delighted!) with the overall package that you delivered. Thank you for helping my family and I learn more about the destinations and their cultures, and for helping us create lifelong memories.

- Amelia Lim, June 2017

Overall, we had a wonderful trip and really appreciated all your help in putting it together. In particular, we had a fantastic time in Chachapoyas and would not have explored that part of the country without your advice. Julio was an outstanding guide, very attentive and flexible in structuring each day to make it work best for us. Gocta Natura was also a highlight and Rocio went out of her way to make our stay special. Thank you again for your help in putting this trip together.  We had a great time exploring Peru and will be back again.

- Sarah Armstrong, August 2017

My family of 4 just returned from an amazing trip to Peru, arranged by Aracari. Mark Green handled all the arrangements, making it a stress-free vacation. Everything ran seamlessly–all flights, trains, hotels. Our guide in Cusco and Machu Picchu was Fernando (shout out to our driver Hugo who was awesome too!). He had an incredible wealth of knowledge and we enjoyed his company. When my husband got sick, Fernando arranged to have a doctor meet us at our hotel. We also spent a wonderful day with Chef Penelope, learning to make Pisco Sours, exploring the markets and cooking in her beautiful apartment overlooking the water. We would use Aracari again without hesitation.

- Nancy Wolf, April 2017

We truly had a wonderful Peru experience. The range of activities, environments, and experiences was remarkable. We spent time in the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, a few days hiking the Andes (starting at 14,000 feet and ascending to almost 17,000), and finishing it off with a perfect Amazon cruise experience on the Delfin. All connections, guides, facilities, and food were great. We are so glad we used an in-country travel agent. The expertise was invaluable in light of the fact we had two families traveling for part of the time together, part of the time apart, and for part of the time, adult children having yet a third itinerary. Pleasing two families with ages 17 – 63 is an art, and we appreciated Marisol’s advice. We didn’t have any issues for her team to “fix” but were pleasantly surprised to have not just a car and driver, but the use of a guide and on-the-fly help with dinner reservations while hanging out in Lima before our overnight flight home.

(from WendyPerrin.com)

- Sharonne & David Haynes, June 2017

Mark Green put together an amazing trip for our family of eleven, cruise on the Natural Paradise touring the Galapagos Islands, travel to Cusco and Hiram Bingham train to Machu Picchu. Everything ran smoothly, beautiful accommodations and knowledgeable guides. He quickly responded to any questions we had. I’m so glad we chose Aracari.

(From Facebook.com)

- Jennifer Steck, August 2017

Thank you for making such memorable plans. It was a great adventure! Daniela was a wonderful tour guide along with the gentlemen at the museum. We couldn’t ask for anything more. I would recommend your company, whenever any of my friends travel to Peru.

- Chris McNab, April 2017

I want to let you know that we had a wonderful time in Peru. Hard to imagine, but our experience exceeded expectations.  Everything went completely smoothly. One hotel was more interesting than the next and we loved your restaurant suggestions. We also appreciated your making sure we always had an excellent table with the best views.

I have already recommended you to two separate sets of friends who are considering trips to Peru.

Thanks again for helping us plan a memorable vacation.

- Richard Bohm, July 2017

Thank you so much for making this vacation extra special for our family. We truly enjoyed it. We are especially thankful for moving our itinerary to help us resolve our issue and providing such great service. Everyone was exceptional!!

- Ana Milton, December 2017