Peru has many offerings — the Andes, the coast, the Amazon — and many outfitters to offer them. There are trips to explore Peru’s every facet, from running the Inca Trail to plying the Amazon in a motorized canoe. Some outfitters will customize a trip for you. A few quality outfitters are listed below. Questions to ask any of them:
• What equipment, meals, accommodations, and transport are provided?
• Is travel insurance provided?
• Do the guides speak English?

Andes Adventures: (310) 395-5265; (Santa Monica, CA)

Amazonia Expeditions: (800) 262-9669; (Tampa, FL)

Peru Expeditions: 011-51-1-447-2057; (Lima, Peru)

Backroads: (800) 462-2848; (Berkeley, CA)

Class Adventure Travel: 011-51-1-444-1652; (Lima, Peru)

Himalayan Travel: (800) 225-2380; (Stamford, CT)

Journeys: (800) 255-8735; (Ann Arbor, MI)

Mountain Travel•Sobek: (888) 687-6235; (El Cerrito, CA)

Orquidea Tours: 011-51-84-221662; (Cuzco, Peru)

Wilderness Travel: (800) 368-2794; (Berkeley, CA)

Peru Tourist Centre: (212) 398-6555; (New York) doesn’t offer tours, but they work with a wide variety of tour operators, and they can tell you what is available.

— K.M.