“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things”
“By Henry Miller”
Giardino Tours, excellence in our daily work!
Travel feeling good! Our operations seek to generate a minimal impact both on the cultural and environmental aspects of the sites we visit. We also seek to strengthen a positive impact of tourism by strengthening local economies, the education and the generation of employment!
About Us; We love our Peru and Travel!
Giardino Tours EIRL is a Peruvian Tour Operator with 25 years of experience and located in Arequipa city in the South of Perú. We love our country and have a passion for travel! With us you receive more than just a tour package; you receive a “Personal Experience” from the first contact until you are back home.
In Peru you will find many things to do and amazing destinations to visit that will leave you fascinated. This experience becomes more enjoyable, traveling with a company that not only cares about you but also works for a sustainable and healthy tourism in Perú.
The foundation of our work is to do it by applying ethical-moral principles and values, for this reason; we are so happy to be considered one of the leading and most serious local travel agencies in Perú.
For us, are our clients the most important! Our service focuses on a warm and human contact, with respect, transparency and caring for all the details that make your experience with Giardino; unique .
We are pleased and satisfied when our greatest goal is met and this is to elaborate programs and activities that allow all our travelers to enjoy the experience “PERU”, matching their specific travel requirements, the way they like to travel, budget, health and diets, passions, etc.
All our Tours and programs include day and multi-day tours, 24/7 personal assistance and a quick follow-up on all types of requests.
Guarantee of our Responsible and Top Quality service are not only the excellent testimonies from our customers, but also the different recognitions and awards received in these years of work. Some of them for our Reliability & Quality of work, fair business management and our Social Responsibility in our City Arequipa.
We offer you a Record of security and warranty in all our services:
1.- Guarantee of first-hand information and Reliability: As local Tour Operator we are your best trip- advisor with up-date information.
2.- Expert travel advice: Tell us your plans and together, we’ll organize your trip! We handle the logistics so that you focus on what matters…Enjoying the trip!
3.- Reservations System: We can book for your Air / Bus and train tickets.
4.- Close relationship with accredited hotels as our partners: We work with “La Casa de Mama Yacchi” in the Colca Valley.
5.- Social and Responsible activities in areas where we work: For us it is very important to be a positive support and avoid negative impact. We organize annual Environment campaigns and Social works. Please check our Blog!
IF YOU ARE THINKING TO VISIT PERU; WE ARE ONE OF YOUR BEST OPTIONS TO DISCOVER OUR BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY!
Expert Travel Advice
We are with you from the first contact, answering all your questions and so together prepare all details, adjustments or special wishes for your Peru 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.
Giardino Tours provides to our guides annual Update and reinforcement Seminars and trainings, which is an extra plus in our quality service.
Different type of programs with tour combinations
We have different kinds of programs for every visitor. We offer Group tours (Shared), also Tailor-Made Excursions or both combined into your Peru program, according to your time of travel and budget. Talk with us!
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)
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.
Long relationship with our partners
We have 25 years of deep work relationships with our parthners in each city in which we operate. That allows us to provide quality service, guarantee and permanent assistance to all Peru destinations.
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!
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.
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Our Team consists of Peruvian bilingual professionals some of them working with Giardino for more the 24 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 in towns.
- Restoration of the Coporaque library.
- Support to schools and others with seminars and activities.
For More information please check our Social work section
Since 1995, 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 Román, 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 24 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 hotel as our partner: “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 "Lula"
Our Manager: Miss Lourdes Pérez-Wicht San Román.
Also called “Lula” is the founder of the dream “Giardino Tours; Peru”.
Normally her time is a great “value”; her hands move a lot to make calls, sign papers and give directions related to several topics.
Lula is an entrepreneur with great spirit of work and ability to adapt to the changes, overcome and motivate the team to new challenges, reinforcing at the same time, the values of honesty and justice that characterizes our company.
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’s staff is our best asset. We have constantly trainings in environmental issues, Up-to-date information about new developments in tourism and further knowledge regarding to our touristic sites in Peru.
Our office’s team is a group of bilingual Tourism professionals (Spanish, English, German) that are responsible for the preparation, organization and operation of national and international programs.
We are with you from the first moment you contact us until your return to your home!
Giardino drivers are qualified professionals with a large experience and without doubt; knowledge, criteria in making decisions, attitude and high skills by driving.
They know, not only the routes, 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 very happy and thankful to have these professionals drivers as part of Giardino Tour Team!