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Peru Hop Reviews
Peru Hop Reviews
We pride ourselves in helping our passengers explore Peru in a safe, fun and flexible way. Having already helped over 250,000 travelers discover the real Peru since 2013, we always strive to make it better. To achieve this, we always take into account all reviews left on TripAdvisor, Facebook, through email, in-office or with one of our onboard guides. These allow us to learn and work on any tiny detail whether good or bad.
Due to all this, we have been able to maintain the highest quality of service in Peru and the reviews and ratings prove it!. Below you’ll be able to see reviews from TripAdvisor, Facebook and what bloggers who traveled with us have said. If you have any questions, check out our Frequently Asked Questions or don’t be afraid to Contact Us!
4.6/5 RATING OUT OF 500 REVIEWS
96% RATING OUT OF 3,400 REVIEWS
94% RATING OUT OF 1,000 REVIEWS
THE BEST TRIP FOR EVERYONE
The whole concept of Peru Hop is to discover the real Peru, in a safe and flexible way, no matter your traveling style, age, or who you’re traveling with! To find out more about the people that travel with us, CLICK on any of the following quick links to be sent to that section or simply scroll to see the whole page.
Traveling alone is one of those things many do when given the chance. The only downside experienced at times is the feeling of loneliness during their travel. Luckily, one one of our mottos is that no one ever travels alone.
We welcome many solo travelers since the safety that we provide is second to none. We offer GPS tracking of buses, direct hostel/hotel pickup, and onboard English-speaking guides to help answer any questions or concerns that you might have.
Our buses are also a great place to meet other like-minded travelers. On numerous occasions, people have met long-life friends, and sometimes even partners! And not to mention that YOU decide where to go, how long to stay and what to do at each destination.
Here are a few reviews left behind by solo travelers:
"Best way to meet people as a solo traveler in Peru"
I had so much fun with Ricardo, Nicole, and Debora. They really know how to...
"Best way to meet people as a solo traveler in Peru"
I had so much fun with Ricardo, Nicole, and Debora. They really know how to make travelers feel heard, important, and a part of the group. From the first stop they knew my name. They did an amazing job with our group and really took the time to individualize the experience for each traveler.
The busses for Peru Hop were luxurious with comfortable and spacious seating and great AC.
5 stars to Peru Hop because Ricardo, Nicole, and Debora are awesome!
I took the Peru/Bolivia Hop from Lima to Cusco to La Paz in January 2020.
The tour was flexible, informative, fun and well organized..
It is a very simple service to use, the guides are amazing and it's a great way to meet people if you are traveling solo. It gives you the flexibility to stay longer or shorter and if you want but also offers tonnes of support along the way. The buses are comfortable and have good facilities..
I would highly recommend the full tour if you have the time- I honestly can't fault the service!
When first booking a trip to South America I was trying to figure out the best way to get around. If you want an easy, safe, and fun way to see whatever parts of Peru you want; Book through Peru hop. The tours, pick up times, professionalism and friendliness of the crew were all top notch. The guides are what make this company great. They do whatever it takes to make sure you have the best experience and best of all they were all friendly and hung out with us. They are not just guides anymore, they are my friends for life. Thank you to Jorge, Johnny, and Diana for making this one of the best trips I’ve ever done.
Traveling with Peru Hop has proven to be perfect for couples! It makes traveling around Peru easy, which will allow you to share incredible memories with your loved one.
We also provide exclusive discounts on private rooms on hotels/hostels, as well as taking away all the stress from organizing your travel, it's no wonder why so any couples travel with Peru Hop.
Finally, apart from meeting people from all over the world on our buses, you will be surprised to know that over 30% of our passengers are couples, making it easy to meet other happy couples along the way to share the memories with. Read some over there reviews below:
"Great Way to Travel Peru"
My partner and I only had two weeks to travel in Peru, but Peru Hop made it possible and our experience exceptional.
My partner and I only had two weeks to travel in Peru, but Peru Hop made it possible and our experience exceptional. The buses were organized, on time, efficient, and safe, and the trip guides never let us down.
We had the pleasure of having guides Gabi (Gabriel) and Sandra, both who were very informative, positive, full of good humor, and seemingly truly focused on making Peruhop and one's travels full of great and worthwhile experiences. I enjoyed picking their brains, eating with them, joking with them, and developing a rapport throughout our journey. Muchas gracias, to the both of you.
The little excursions are very interesting, mostly falling into the interesting category for many reasons. Though the Nazca lines were hard to see, the ambience of the place (the wind, ethereal lighting, and brilliant clouds) made this place magical. The desert park excursions near Paracas were surprisingly and refreshingly barren (meant in a good way). The poor man's Galapagos were full of cool animals with a refreshing and relaxing boat ride manned by EXTREMELY skilled boaters. Some of the restaurant stops were subpar or expensive... But this is to be expected and it is hard to get around it. Despite their lackluster taste or price, they are usually in cool areas and the stops make for great excuses to stretch one's legs and go to the bathroom.
Overall Peru Hop suited our needs and was enjoyable, allowing us to explore many areas of Peru we wouldn't have been able to if we arranged the trip ourselves. It was pretty cost effective and the guides were great and organized. We highly recommend Peru Hop.
We were 3 couples travelling from Lima to Cusco. It was our first time in Peru and Peru Hop was a lovely way to see a lot of the country in a short time.
They were well organised and on time, and we saw a lot more than we would have if we had booked each trip on our own. We discovered little towns like Paracas and Huacachina, and big cities as well. They facilitated the extra tours well, and the pick up and drop off procedures were seemless! Being a third world country, we felt very safe travelling with Peruhop and didn't worry about our luggage getting stolen or about crashing into mountain passes.
We left Lima with FERNANDO AND CARTA, and honestly they were a big part of why we enjoyed the trip so much! They were full of energy and information, and they went above and beyond the call of duty. In Paracas, Fernando came with us to explain our dietary requirements at a restaurant to make sure there were no misunderstandings with the language barrier. They gave us recommendations for things to do and eat at every stop and we loved our time with them. Carta gave us a balm to use when we were suffering with altitude sickness and waited with us in Cusco until a taxi came to take us to our hotel. He wouldn't leave until every passenger had transport to the accommodation! Their attention to detail and genuine passion made our trip so much better than we expected.
Overall we had a great time and would definitely do it again!
My girlfriend and I took Peruhop’s “Get to Cusco Quick” route from Lima. Lisa Marie took us from our Lima hostel and did a great job of explaining our itinerary and making us feel comfortable on the bus.
In Paracas, Johnny and Richardo were wonderful and showed us around the nature reserve. In Huacachina, we switched over to Johnny and Richardo’s bus until Nazca. Both of them were great travel companions and guides. Richardo told us all about the Nazca lines before we arrived.
In Nazca, we learned there was an adjustment made which required a small group of us (6 passengers) to board a non-Peruhop night bus to Cusco. Johnny hung out with us and made sure we got on the bus okay — he was great! It worked out well: we arrived in Cusco 7 hours earlier than our original itinerary.
Would highly recommend. We made friends on the way and we’re able to have a no stress travel experience across Peru!
Trying to plan a backpacking trip around Peru can be challenging. You need to research the best destinations and the safest routes while trying to save some money and leaving yourself the freedom and flexibility to explore each place. That’s why Peru Hop provides the best of all worlds for backpackers!
We offer the flexibility to travel at your own pace, while providing exclusive stops along the way, discounts and deals on accommodation, tours and much more! All this, while you meet others on your trip.
Don’t believe us? Here are some reviews from backpackers which we took from TripAdvisor to highlight what other backpackers have said about their time on Peru Hop.
"Brilliant and fun!"
Peruhop made my trip from Lima to Cusco so enjoyable and I loved every minute of it!
Peruhop made my trip from Lima to Cusco so enjoyable and I loved every minute of it! I have to give a very special mention to Jorge and Luis, and also Christian. The guides were always so very helpful, friendly and so much fun. The highlight was partying together in Huacachina!
The busses were comfortable and blankets were provided. The free tours were awesome. Sometimes I had forgot to arrange additional tours and the guides helped me with ease on the bus.
Me and my friends had an amazing time from Arequipa to Lima with Peru Hop. Peru Hop replies quickly to your emails when you would like to change any dates around last minute and work with your schedule pretty well. Our tour guide was Charly and he we couldn’t have asked for a better guide. He was super knowledgeable, friendly and funny, making everyone on the bus laugh. He became good friends with me and my friends! If you wanna have a seamless and thorough trip of Peru, book Peru Hop and see if you can’t get on Charly’s bus! Salud!
We decided to book with them as they offer transport to Cusco via Arequipa, which is supposed to be the safest route. We also liked that they make a quick stop in Nazca, you just have to get out of the bus to the viewing tower and can hop back on. In this way you can see the Nazca lines without having to spend an overnight. We really liked our guide Gorge, he was super enthusiastic and always answered all our questions.
We especially appreciated Peru Hop and the way they communicate and how honest they are when we booked tours with other companies in Cusco. Other tour companies keep dropping you off at places for shopping and that is how they keep the costs low. We never encountered a guide as enthusiastic and accommodating as Jorge. We found the other travelers with Peru Hop very nice, they had all sorts of ages and most of them are real travel enthusiasts.
Solo female travelers are highly frequent on Peru Hop! Going back to the first point, they meet many people on the bus, traveling just like them or doing the same things as them. We provide a safe and fun way to get around Peru, and always there to help and provide tips on safety, where to go and more! Here are some reviews written by some our previous female solo travellers:
My trip to Paracas, Islas Bellestas, Reserva Nacional, and Chinca was fantastic--well-organized, informative, safe, fun, and just amazing!
My trip to Paracas, Islas Bellestas, Reserva Nacional, and Chinca was fantastic--well-organized, informative, safe, fun, and just amazing! Our group leaers were friendly and positive. The amount of time spent at each location was just right. Bus transportation was clean, safe, and comfortable. I highly recommend using Peru Hop to see Peru--you can't go wrong!
Absolutely amazing experience traveling from Lima to Cusco.
I had an absolutely amazing experience traveling from Lima to Cusco with stops along the way...
Absolutely amazing experience traveling from Lima to Cusco.
I had an absolutely amazing experience traveling from Lima to Cusco with stops along the way in Paracas, Huacachina, Arequipa and Puno. The trip is very organized. When I first purchased it, I didn’t expect it to be Put together that well. I didn’t book any of the hotels/hostels before my trip and the guides helped me to do it on the bus. My guides were Ricardo and Nicole. They are the ones that made this trip to be the one of my lifetime. They quickly became my friends and made me feel completely comfortable. If you get a chance to choose guides, make sure you are riding with these two (they always work together as a pair) and make sure to say hi from me! Would definitely repeat this trip in a heartbeat. Highly recommend to anyone wanting to see Peru on the cheap and with comfort!.
Fantastic trip with Peru Hop. I took the „full South Route“ Lima-Paracas-Huacachina-Nasca-Areqiupa-Cusco.
All guides speak (proper) english, are friendly, funny, helpful and knowledgeable. They support you with information about whatever you want to know or need and will give you an answer to every question. They are always pleased to help you to book or choose an extra tour for you. Very friendly and honest people.
All my guids were local, what is really amazing because you can literally feel how much they love their country and their jobs.
I had different guides for different destinations: Yoced, Aron and in the end I was lucky to meet Elvio, who has given me the best recommendation about trips around.
But any way i need to say "thank you" to Aron! He has taken care of me as I almost lost consciousness due to altitude sickness.
All guids were cool and special. I enjoyed my trip with organized guids and also the easy communication with the office (first I upgraded my ticket to Bolivia Hop but due to the political situation in Bolivia I had to cancel it again. It was no problem to upgrade my ticket and got my money back when I had canceled.)
The busses was comfortable and clean. In general the drivers were nice and professional.
I enjoyed this trip, met amazing people and had a great time.
Organizing a trip is never easy, especially when its for more than one person, including young kids. Having to plan food, clothing, transport around cities, tours and more is stressful and can take some of the fun away from the trip. Luckily, we've got you covered and are glad to help! You can get around Peru and see all the best destinations with just one ticket when you travel with Peru Hop.
One of the things that families love most about our service is our strong emphasis on safety, with features like GPS bus tracking and direct hotel pick-up. Every bus also has an onboard English-speaking guide who is there to assist with any questions that you might have, as well as to provide recommendations for restaurants, hotels, and activities in each destination.
Here are some reviews from families about their time on Peru Hop:
"Super easy way to travel!"
Choosing Peru hop took a lot of work off of us for planning our transportation. Peru hop is very easy to use. Super friendly staff!
My sister and I took Peru hop with our parents to Cusco from Lima. It was convenient and easy, however pretty crowded at some places. It was perfect to do with the family group but would have been out of our budget for backpacking. Overall a good experience.
My sister and I are usually travelers who would do our own thing.. organize own transport and accommodation etc. But after reading about Peru Hop we thought for the Peru bit of our travels let's take it easy a bit. We were so happy we booked the Peru Hop service as it took away all the simple hassles of going back and forth to bus terminals and getting to hostels. I would sum them up as total convenience in that sense. They were on time or close to time with their services. The times of the buses linked very well with tours people were doing. They were very organized in our eyes. We had a total of 3 different guides along the 9 days we travelled with them and each guide was very helpful and professional. Keep up the great work guys!
We did the full down South tour. It is touristy in places like Hucachina and Lake Titikaka but still nice to see. Other than that we spent the number of days we wanted in towns and did our own thing. For those who decide to stay extra days in Arequipa and you don't have many days to see the Colca Canyon I would recommend the Lake Salinas tour. Peru Hop advertises the Colca Canyon in their info book but we thought it was too rushed to do over a day or 2 so we opted for the Lake Salinas day tour with hot springs (which are more secluded than the Colca Hot Springs...less touched). It was beautiful! We thoroughly enjoyed that day out especially as we weren't going to Bolivia to see their salt lake. We booked it through an agency in Arequipa...just shop around and make sure hot spring is included.
Overall I think Peru Hop is a GREAT service offered in Peru for those who want to take it a bit easy with getting around and not having to worry about the language barrier.
We have had travellers as old as 70 and 80 years old who have loved Peru Hop because there is no other bus or tour in the country that provides the level of cultural knowledge that we do at each destination.
"Do it! So worth it"
Probably the easiest and most convenient way of traveling and discovering south of Peru. Safe, flexible, well organized...
Probably the easiest and most convenient way of traveling and discovering south of Peru. Safe, flexible, well organized and friendly/experienced staff (Christian, Nicole, Luis), efficient shuttle service in most locations, honest recommendations from the guides for restaurants, excursions and hotels. Ideal for couples, small groups, solo trips, families, etc. They now offer the Ecuador-Hop, and I have no doubt it must be just as awesome !!
"Very efficient and well organized company"
The experience with Peru hop is very impressive. I had only 9 days in early November in Peru but Peru Hop made...
The experience with Peru hop is very impressive. I had only 9 days in early November in Peru but Peru Hop made my trip complete and enjoyable. I took 'Get to Cusco quick' program from Lima before continuing on Cusco and world famous Machu picchu. On the way to Lima, I enjoyed the amazing places like Paracas, Huacachina oasis, Nazca with loads of fun activities, for example, sandboarding/sand dune buggy in Huacachina , Ballestas island tour in Paracas and amazing Nazca flight in Nazca. On top of that, the trip with Peru hop bus is hassle free, time efficient and safe. Sure enough, Peru hop is a perfect way to explore Peru.