About First Step Expeditions

Full-service travel planning and guided tours of Peru

First Step Expeditions provides travel planning and fun, friendly guided tours in Peru.  We are a local company running everything from quick city tours to multi-day, fully-outfitted hiking and camping adventures through the Andes. 

We have over 15 years of travel planning and guiding experience and know the challenges of planning a vacation to an exotic destination.   We take care of every detail so all you have to do is arrive and enjoy (& eat and drink!).  Start here to take the First Step towards your Peruvian adventure!

Our passion is to provide our guests with unique, unforgettable vacations in Peru.

  • Traveling with First Step Expeditions means you’ll get an authentic experience designed to meet your vacation needs.
  • With all the details professionally handled for you by our experienced staff, you’ll feel safe and at ease.
  • You’ll return home relaxed, renewed, and rejuvenated
  • We employ a 100% local Peruvian staff.  Traveling with a local has huge benefits to help you get off the beaten path and experience places you never imagined.  
  • We’re a small company which means:
    • you’ll receive personalized service both before and during your trip;
    • when you call or email us, you’ll be contacting the owner, not an administrative assistant or an answering service;
    • we’re committed to keeping our overhead low so you always get the best value for your dollar.

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With every purchase, First Step Expeditions is committed to making a donation to the local communities in and around Cusco every Christmas.  Purchase now to help or ask us if you would like to get more involved!