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GIARDINO TOURS PERU
“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” ― Henry Miller
Giardino tours Peru, excellency on the route.
A little bit about us!
Giardino Tours Peru is a Peruvian Tour Operator with 22 years of experience located in Arequipa city. We have received several recognitions and awards for our good quality service, seriousness, and social responsibility, which makes us very happy and permit us to offer you a record of security and warranty to all our services.
Guarantee of first-hand information and Reliability: As local Tour Operator we are your best trip- advisor with up-date information.
Personalized trip planning, expert travel advice: Tell us your plans and together, we will organize your trip! We handle the logistics of travel so that you can focus on what matters: enjoying the trip!
Reservations System: We can book for your Air / Bus and train tickets to any destination.
Close relationship with two accredited hotels as our partners: “La Casa de mi Abuela” in Arequipa city and “La Casa de Mama Yacchi” in the Colca Valley.
Social and Responsible activities in areas where we work: For us it is very important to be a positive support and influence (education, health, active economic, conscious of environment, protection of nature, etc.) not only for short-terms, but special for long-terms to the villages and places where we work.
¡More than a trip, we create unforgettable experiences!
Expert Travel Advice.
We will work with you to answer your questions and prepare you for your trip. We guarantee a response within 24 hours.
Our programs allow you to choose guided tours when you want them and free time to explore each destination on your own.
Experienced Peru Guides:
We work with certified English-speaking local tour guides. Our guides will engage your curiosity about history, nature, and culture.
Different type of programs with tour combinations:
We offer Programs with excursions with a group (Shared) or as Private service or combined according to your preference.
Qualified Transportation In Arequipa and Colca Canyon:
We have strict controls of our transportation with regular mechanical checks (it is a norm, that the company demands).
Reliable and fair Peruvian business partner who adheres strictly to legal and fair principles of work and belongs to the most accredited national and international Travel associations.
24-Hour Emergency Phone:
Travel troubles sometimes happen. But you can count on us, we will be there to assist you with any query or concern.
Awards and Recongnitions.
We have received severals Recognitions and Awards for our “Quality Service” and our “Social Responsability” (Please visit our Inside News);
Please check the feed back of clients Who have traveled with us, our best presentation card!
Long relationship with our partners in every city:
22 years working with parthners that allows us to provide quality service, guarantee and permanent assistance to all Peru destinations.
Our Team consists of Peruvian bilingual professionals some of them working with Giardino for more the 21 years and are committed to take the social responsibility of our industry accomplishing various annual activities including:
Annual cleaning and reforestation campaigns – Colca canyon
Educational and Christmas campaigns for local people. / Providing recycling bags and containers in tour buses, hotels, and at visitor attractions.
Annual Public Health and eye care campaigns.
Restoration of the Coporaque library, support to schools and others.
Who we are.
Since1995, we have been working on a new course for travel and tourism in our city Arequipa and Peru. From the beginning, our Manager Miss Lourdes Perez Wicht San Roman, founded the company with clear principles and values; supporting Peru’s people and resources and helping communities in different ways.
We are a convinced TEAM that knows that Responsible tourism increases the possibilities of a better and healthier environment, supports the creation of economic opportunities, social justice and protection of our natural and cultural resources. These 22 years of work keeping loyal to our principles was not easy but worth it, because the quality of service, excellent work and good reputation of our company extends throughout our city, region and country. Today we are so proud to say, that Giardino Tour Operator is a well known company as a reliable and fair travel partner with one of the best services in Peru.
Our Head office is located in Arequipa city, therefore our specialty is in the southern regions of Peru with its well-known highlights such as Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca, the Colca Canyon, Amazon jungle etc. In addition; we have built up excellent connections with travel agencies that share our values throughout Peru, allowing us to organize full round trip programs to all destinations in our country. Furthermore, we have a close relationship with two accredited hotels as our partners: “La Casa de mi Abuela” in Arequipa city and “La Casa de Mama Yacchi” in the Colca Valley.
Giardino’s staff is our best asset; We are constantly trained on environmental and educational matters and we can be your best trip advisor, giving you first-hand travel knowledge and information. Without doubt, we can guarantee you a high quality of tour packages with daily departures and partial or fully customized itineraries to any destination you select!
Giardino Tours also has received several recognitions and awards for its good quality service, seriousness, and social responsibility, which makes us very happy. But the most important fact is that we can offer you a record of security and warranty for each one of our services.
Permit us be your partner for your visit to the one of most interesting and beautiful places of the world; PERU!
Our Manager: Miss Lourdes Pérez-Wicht San Román.
Also called “Lula” is the founder of the dream “Giardino Tours Peru”.
Entrepreneur with great spirit of change and principles; with the conviction that in our Peru, it is possible to do business with fair and with high values.
Giardino’s staff is our best asset; We are constantly trained on environmental, up dates information and educational matters.
Our office’s team is a group of bilingual Tourism professionals (English, German and French) that are responsible for the preparation, organization and operation of national and international programs.
We are with our clients from the moment that contact us and begin planning the trip up, until they safely return home.
Giardino Tour Operator is very careful with the selection of its guides.
We know that guides have a big responsibility and some time they need to have the criteria to manage a difficult situation in case of need. Big part of the reputation of the company is in their hands and they can really influence the outcome of our tours. Good guides are a great asset for any company and GIARDINO is no exception. We currently have a group of professionals that we are very proud of!
Giardino drivers are qualified professionals with a large experience and without doubt; knowledge, with attitude and high skills. They know not only the routes and distances between destinations or about mechanic issues concerning transports, but also they have the experience in maneuvers under difficult weather or geographical conditions of the route!
We are happy and thankful to have these professionals as part of Giardino Team!
- TourCert – Certification for sustainability in tourism.(2017)
- Peruvian Association of Travel Agencies AVIT and APAVI.
- Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Arequipa, Peru.
- IATA (Air Transport Association).
- ASTA – Green member (American society of Travel Agents).
- Swiss Import Promotion Program (SIPPO).
- APOTUR (Peruvian Association of Tour Operators).
- Protection of our natural and cultural resources.
- To achieve that our clients are the promoters of our country.
- Be leaders in the local and national sector.
- Work for a Sustainable tourism.
- Contribute to the conservation of environment and culture.
- To be a support in different forms for the local population of the villages that we visited.
“Social responsibility” is the obligation that all businesses assume towards society. Being socially responsible means for us, to maximizing the positive effects and minimizing the negative effects on places and villages that belong to our field of work. For us it is very important to be a positive support and influence (education, health, active economic, conscious of environment, protection of nature, etc.) not only for short-terms, but special for long-terms to the villages and places where we work.
Giardino accomplis various activities including: – Annual cleaning and reforestation campaigns. – Educational and Christmas campaigns for local people. – Providing recycling bags and containers in tour buses, hotels, and at visitor ttractions. – Annual Public Health and eye care campaigns for towns in Colca Valley. – Restoration of the Coporaque library and others.
We invite you to read more about our social work in our Giardino Responsibility page.