Tour operators

UK and Ireland

Amazing Peru
, 9 Alma Rd, Manchester M19 2FG, freephone T0808-234 6805; toll-free USA/Canada T1-800-216 0831, world sales T51-84 224644, www.amazing peru.com. UK-managed with offices in Peru, Ecuador and Chile. Professional and well-organized tours to Peru, with knowledgeable guides. There are various offices throughout Peru in Lima, Cuzco, Puno, Arequipa and Huaraz.

Andean Trails
, The Clockhouse, Bonnington Mill Business Centre, 72 Newhaven Rd, Edinburgh EH6 5QG, T0131-467 7086, www.andeantrails.co.uk. For mountain biking, trekking and other adventure tours.

Andes
, 37a St Andrews St, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire DG7 1EN, Scotland, T01556-503929, www.andes.org.uk. For climbing trips in Peru and all South America.

Audley Latin America
, New Mill, New Mill Lane, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX29 0SX, T01993-838000, www.audleytravel.com.

Austral Tours
, 20 Upper Tachbrook St, London SW1V 1SH, T020-7233 5384, www.latinamerica.co.uk.

Condor Journeys and Adventures
,2 Ferry Bank, Colintraive, Argyll PA22 3AR, T01700-841318, www.condorjourneys-adventures.com. Eco and adventure tourism with specially designed tours to suit your requirements.

Dragoman
, Camp Green, Debenham, Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 6LA, T01728-861133, www.dragoman.com. Overland camping and/or hotel journeys throughout both South and Central America.

Exodus Travels
, Grange Mills, 9 Weir Rd, London SW12 0NE, T020-8675 5550, www.exodus.co.uk. Experienced in adventure travel, including culturaltours and trekking and biking holidays.

Explore
, Nelson House, 55 Victoria Rd, Farnborough, Hampshire GU14 7PA, T0845-0131537, www.explore.co.uk. Highly respected operator. They offer 2- to 5-week tours in more than 90 countries worldwide, including Peru. Small groups. Well executed.

Galapagos Classic Cruises
, 6 Keyes Rd, London NW2 3XA, T020-8933 0613, www.galapagoscruises.co.uk. This outfit offers good tailor-made tours.

Guerba Expeditions
, Wessex House, 40 Station Rd, Westbury, Wiltshire BA13 3JN, T01373-826611/T0203-1477777, www.guerba.com. Adventure holidays, from trekking safaris to wilderness camping.

High Places
, Globe Centre, Penistone Rd, Sheffield S6 3AE, T0845-257 7500, www.highplaces.co.uk. Trekking and mountaineering trips.

Journey Latin America
, 12 & 13 Heathfield Terr, Chiswick, London W4 4JE, T020-8747 8315, and 12 St Ann's Sq, 2nd floor, Manchester M2 7HW, T0161-832 1441, www.journeylatinamerica.co.uk. The world's leading tailor-made specialist for Latin America, running escorted tours throughout the region, they also offer a wide range of flight options.

KE Adventure Travel
, 32 Lake Rd, Keswick, Cumbria CA12 5DQ, T017687-73966, www.keadventure.com. Specialist in adventure tours, including 3-week cycling trips in and around Cuzco.

Kumuka Expeditions
, 40 Earls Court Rd, London W8 6EJ, T0207-937 8855 or Freephone 0800-3892328, and Level 4,46-48 York St, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia, T1306-667277, www.kumuka.com. Overland tour operator for small groups, both escorted or truck-based.

Last Frontiers
, Fleet Marston Farm, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP18 0QT, T01296-653000, www.lastfrontiers.com. South American specialists offering tailor- made itineraries as well as discounted air fares and air passes.

Latin American Travel Association
, www.lata.org, info@lata.org. For useful

country information and listing of all UK tour operators specializing in Latin America.

Llama Travel
, Oxford House, 49A Oxford Rd, London N4 3EY, T020-7263 3000, www.llamatravel.com. Tours throughout Peru.

Naturetrek
, Cheriton Mill, Cheriton, Alresford, Hampshire SO24 0NG, T01962-733051, www.naturetrek.co.uk. Birdwatching tours throughout the continent, also botany, natural history tours, treks and cruises.

New Worlds Ltd
, Holly Cottage, Holt Rd, Cromer, Norfolk NR27 9JN, T0800-121 8104, www.newworlds.co.uk. Trips to Peru.

Oasis Overland
,
The Marsh, Henstridge, Somerset BA8 0TF, T01963-363400, www.oasisoverland.co.uk. Small group trips in Peru and overland trips across South America.

Reef and Rainforest Tours
, A7 Dart Marine Park, Steamer Quay, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5AL, T01803-866965, www.reefandrainforest.co.uk.
Specialists in tailor-made and group wildlife tours.

Select Latin Amercia
(incorporating
Galapagos Adventure Tours
), 3.51 Canter bury Court, 1-3 Brixton Rd, Kennington Park
Business Centre, London SW9 6DE, T020- 7407
1478, www.selectlatinamerica.co.uk. Quality tailor-made holidays and small group tours.

South American Experience
, Welby House, 96 Wilton Rd, Victoria, London SW1V 1DW, T0845-2773366, www.southamerican experience.com. Flights and accommodation bookings as well as tailor-made trips.

Steppes Travel
, Travel House, 51 Castle St, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 1QD, T01285-885333, www.steppestravel.co.uk. Tailor-made and group itineraries throughout Peru and Latin America.

Sunvil Latin America
, Sunvil House, Upper Sq, Old Isleworth, Middlesex TW7 7BJ, T020-8568 4499, www.sunvil.co.uk. Small groups or individual tours.

The Adventure Company
, Cross and Pillory House, Cross and Pillory Lane, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1HL, T0845-450 5316, www.adventurecompany.co.uk.

Trailbreak
, Unit 1, Bridge Farm, Reading Rd, Arborfield, Berkshire RG2 9HT, T0118-976 2491, www.trailbreak.co.uk. Mountain biking.

Tribes Travel
, 12 The Business Centre, Earl Soham, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP13 7SA, T01728-685971, www.tribes.co.uk. Have an associated charitable foundation that aims to relieve poverty in indigenous communities.

Trips Worldwide
, 14 Frederick Pl, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1AS, T0117-311 4400, www.tripsworldwide.co.uk. Tailor-made tours to South America.

Tucan Travel
, 316 Uxbridge Rd, London W3 9QP, T020-8896 1600, www.tucantravel.com.

Veloso Tours
, ground floor, 34 Warple Way, London W3 0RG, T020-8762 0616, www.veloso.com.

Continental Europe

Nouveaux Mondes
, Rte Suisse 7, CH-1295 Mies, Switzerland, T+41-22-950 9660, www.nouveauxmondes.com.

South American Tours
, Stephanstrasse 13, D-60313, Frankfurt/M, Germany, T+49-69-405 8970, www.southamericantours.de. For holidays, business travel, or special packages. Has own office at Av Miguel Dasso 117, piso 14, San Isidro, Lima, T01-446 3398, info@satperu.com.pe, and in New York, Tokyo, Quito, Rio de Janeiro, Santiago de Chile and Buenos Aires.

North America

4starSouthAmerica
, in USA and Canada T1-800-747 4540, Europe T00(800)747-4540, UK T0800-011 2959; www.southamerica. travel. Online tour operator. For flights in US T1-800-887 5686, www.4starflights.com.

Discover Latinamerica
, 6205 Blue Lagoon Drive, suite 310, Miami, FL 33126, T305-266 5827, www.discoverlatinamerica.com.

eXito
, 108 Rutgers St, Fort Collins, CO 80525, T1-800-655 4053, www.exito-travel.com.

GAP Adventures
, 19 Charlotte St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2H5, T1-800-708 7761, www.gap.ca.

Ladatco Tours
, 2200 S Dixie Highway, suite 704, Coconut Grove, FL 33133, T1-800-327 6162, www.ladatco.com. Based in Miami, run 'themed' explorer tours based around the Incas, mysticism, etc.

Lost World Adventures
, 337 Shadowmoor Drive, Decatur, GA 30030, T800-999 0558, www.lostworld.com.

Myths and Mountains
, 976 Tee Court, Incline Village, NV 89451, T775-832 5454, www.mythsandmountains.com.

Peru For Less
, 919 East 49 ½ St Austin, Texas 78751 (toll free), T020-3002 0571, www.perufor less.com; Luis García Rojas 240, Urb Humboldt, Mirafloras, Lima 18, T01-273-2486. Tours to Peru at prices that aim to be the lowest outside Peru.

Puchka Peru
, www.puchkaperu.com. Spec- ializes in textiles, folk art and market tours.

South American Journeys
, 9921 Cabanas Av, Tujunga, CA 91042, T1-818-951-8986, and Av La Marina 592, Iquitos, T094-251078, wwwsouthamericanjourneys.com. Small group tours off the beaten track, Peruvian guides, involvement in ecological projects.

Tambo Tours
, 4405 Spring Cypress Rd, Suite 210, Spring, TX 77388, T1-888-2-GO-PERU (246-7378), T001-281 528 9448 (worldwide) www.2GOPERU.com. Long-established tour specialist with offices in Peru and USA. Customized trips to the Amazon and
archaeological sites of Peru and Ecuador. Daily departures.

Tropical Nature Travel
, PO Box 5276, Gainesville, FL 326270 5276, T1-877-827 8350, www.tropicalnaturetravel.com.

Wildland Adventures
, 3516 NE 155 St, Seattle, WA 98155-7412, USA, T206-365 0686, T800-345 4453, www.wildland.com. Specializes in cultural and natural history tours to the Andes and Amazon.

South America

Aracari Travel Consulting
, Av Pardo 610, suite 802, Miraflores, T01-242 6673/243 0522, www.aracari.com. Regional tours in Peru.

Kolibri Expeditions
, contact Gunnar Engblom, Lima, T01-273 7246, www.kolibri expeditions.com. Trip reports, recent sightings, travel tips, travel partners, range extensions, identification help, www.birding- peru.com.
Birding Peru
e-group: birdingperu-subscribe@yahoo groups.com.

Land of a Thousand Flavors
, T01-9415 1742, www.thousandflavors.com. Gourmet tours in Peru, also in Argentina.

Magical Routes of Southern Peru
, C José G Cossio 108, Urb Magisterial, Cuzco, T084-254894, www.rutasmagicas.org. A whole range of tours in southern Peru, from nature to adventure to gastronomy, working with local communities.

Navimag
, Naviera Magallanes SA, Angelmó 2187. Puerto Montt, Chile, T56-2-4423120, www.navimag.com.

Surtrek
, Av Amazonas 897 y Wilson, Quito, Ecuador, T593-2-250 0530, www.surtrek.com. Customized private group and individual adventure tours throughout South America.

Rest of the world

Adventure World
, Level 20, 141 Walker St, North Sydney NSW 2060, T02-8913 0755 , and Level 9, 40 St Georges Terrace, Perth 6000, T08-9226 4524, www.adventure world.com.au. Escorted group tours, locally escorted tours and packages to Peru and all of Latin America.

Chimu Adventures
, UK office address: 9 Lovegrove Walk, London, E14 9PY. T020-7193 4006, www.chimuadventures. com. Web-based company offering discount tickets to Peru. They can organize Inca Trail permits in advance, as well as transport, accommodation and day tours.

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