Local Peruvians and a tourist standing with a llama

Why Rickshaw

Travel with meaning through Peru, staying in jungle lodges and local families along the way.  At Rickshaw Travel we specialise in small-scale, authentic accommodation full of local flavour providing authentic trips that bring you closer to the people of Peru, not to mention alternative treks to Machu Picchu – leaving the other tourists behind.


  • Stay with a local a family in the heart of Lake Titicaca
  • Leave the tourists behind and take an alternative trek to Machu Picchu
  • Swap the thin mountain air for a jungle lodge in the Amazon Jungle

Take your pick from our bite-sized trips

Join them together to build your own, unique itinerary


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Where we've combined our favourite trips for you

  • Huaraz scenery lake
  • Locals in colorful clothes on top of the mountains

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  • couple and llama in machu picchu

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rickshaw staff ross at viewpoint on salkantay trek in peru

Our Tales

Alternative Peru Trek: Salkantay Trail To Machu Picchu

by Ross

Most choose the Inca Trail on their Machu Picchu Peru trek, but Ross wanted to get off the beaten path - literally! Read about his amazing Salkantay trek.
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