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Aspiring Adventures specializes in unique, in-depth cultural and adventurous experiences. We're based in the heart of Cusco, and have been leading personalized trips in Peru since 2004. We love to share our intimate knowledge of Peru with worldly...more
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Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Putting into words the magic of this trip is a challenge. The bike riding and the scenery were amazing (and I live 30 minutes from the Rockies in CO!). The magic goes deeper--- I learned about the local population, the Inca history, the natural world,...More

Thank 132sheryl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thanks to Richard and Outside the Square for organising a great two week trip through Aspiring Adventures - and special mention for our informative guide Luis and trustworthy driver Rueben. Although I've done a lot of travelling myself, it was a relief to encounter such...More

Thank _henryibbertson
Steve W, Owner at Aspiring Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Henry, thank you for reviewing us! We all know what a brilliant guide Luis is, bringing Peru's history and culture to vivid life for group after group, but what stands out for me in your review are your words about "the warmth with which...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

I have recently returned from South America and during my time there, teamed up with a small but fantastic group of people to do a two week tour with “Aspiring Adventures” in conjunction with “ Outside the Square”. I was a “first timer” in group...More

Thank Neil C
Steve W, Owner at Aspiring Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Neil It's awesome to hear your first experience in group travel worked incredibly well for you! We specialise in showing experienced solo travellers how great group travel can be - travelling with us you can use your time so much better, get further off...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018

Thanks to Aspiring Adventure (Katy, Steve and our guide Luis and Driver Ruben) and Richard Clowes from Outside the Square travel adventures put together the wonderful 13 days trip for us in Cusco to Puno. It exceeded all my expectations, from the knowledgeable guide, to...More

Thank Cheng Fun Edwar... C
Steve W, Owner at Aspiring Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review Ed! Fantastic to hear your trip exceeded all expectations - I know Richard sets a high standard and I'm delighted you felt we lived up to it! I'm especially glad to hear you enjoyed the restaurants on your trip and tried...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Well, where to start? This trip was one of the best! We just had such great fun, adventures and laughs throughout the 2 weeks of exploring Peru. Cusco, mountain biking from over 4,000m down to the Amazon, swimming in Lake Titicaca (crazy me :))) ),...More

Thank Ewald T
Steve W, Owner at Aspiring Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hi Ewald, thanks for your review! I cant believe you swam in Lake Titicaca, you must be part polar bear! Awesome that you enjoyed hanging out with our lovely friends in Raqchi, and of course with the inimitable Luis and Rueben. We all loved having...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018

Aspiring Adventures Cusco Amazing Adventure with an amazing Guide Steve and Katy at Aspiring put together an Amazing custom trip for my GLBT friendly group at Outside the Square travel adventures. We wanted a variety of experiences over the 13 days and we certainly got...More

Thank Richard C
Steve W, Owner at Aspiring Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Richard! Thanks so much for entrusting us with Outside the Square's first Peru trip. We were honoured to be part of it, enjoyed working with you in the lead-up to the trip, and Katy had a great time hanging out with you in Cusco. It's...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

An amazing two week trip with Aspiring Adventures round Peru. We were lucky enough to have the best travel guide in Peru - Luis. Luis brought to life the history of Peru in a way that kept us interested and made the visits to historical...More

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Steve W, Owner at Aspiring Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thanks for your kind words AndrewW! Yep, Luis is the best - we all love him too! I love to hear that other tours stopped to listen to him too, ha ha! As well as the passion for Peru that illuminates his guiding, he has...More

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing adventure coordinated by KimKim travel. 50 miles biking down the Andes, hiking to Vitcos Inca ruins, whitewater rafting down the Uraribambu river in the sacred valley, zip lining the highest and longest in SA, Machu Pichu and Machu Pichu mountain, hiking...More

Thank William M
Steve W, Owner at Aspiring Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Hi William, I'm so glad you found us through the kimkim travel portal - we've all benefitted! You with a great trip, and us with a whole new attraction to add to our Epic Adventure to Machu Picchu trip - the waterfall you all found...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

FIVE STARS!!!! Aldo was an amazing/patient/informative tour guide....THE BEST!!! We went off the beaten path, he was so informative about the culture and area and his passion in the history of the area really showed! Our driver (William) was always on time and knew the...More

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Steve W, Owner at Aspiring Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Thanks EyeDoc06! We really enjoyed putting together your special itinerary, and Aldo had an awesome time guiding your trip! I gather the results of the cooking day in a local home were delicious - the office crew tried to get our hands on the leftovers...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018

The two guides we had from Aspiring Adventures were both great. Aldo gave us great experience in the Sacred Valley. He knew a lot about the Incas and the area. Yuri was fantastic in the jungle. From night hikes to canoe trips, there was a...More

Thank SD-Jeff21
Steve W, Owner at Aspiring Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thanks for your review SD-Jeff21! I'm glad you and your family enjoyed your custom trip through the Sacred Valley and the Amazon jungle. I hope as well as the adventure and learning you enjoyed some chillout family time, and created shared memories to treasure for...More

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Thank you for your message touCan-adian! I've also received your voice message and email and have responded to your email. In short, we'd love to help and let's see if we can figure it all out for you - the Paucartambo... More