Hello my name is Stuart Wicks, I have lived and worked in Peru for more than twenty five years and I am the proud owner of Travel Peru.
During my time in Peru I operated a travel company and gained a wealth of specialist travel experience and know how.
My expert travel service and insider knowledge are of particular value to discerning travellers looking to uncover the natural splendour, cultural highlights and myriad treats that Peru and South America have to offer.
Whether you are a group, disabled or elderly and looking for me to accompany yourselves, Travel Peru can create that perfect bespoke experience and travel plan that will suite your dream trip.
A brief history of Peru
My early years in Peru, 1988-95, coincided with a very difficult period in the countries history. The country was bankrupt, out of control and largely dominated by a terrorist group called Sendero Luminoso.
It was a country with a dangerous and unfortunate reputation and not a destination which people particularly wanted to visit or invest in. But by 1995, Sendero Luminoso had been eliminated, the government under Alberto Fujimori had embarked on a privatisation program and the economy had begun to grow. By 2005 the country was well on the way to becoming a strong economy, aided by visitors flocking to its world- famous sights.
Today Peru is a stable and safe destination with a great future. Its countless natural and cultural treasures attract keen travellers from the world over, whilst its businesses thrive and international investment floods in. In short there has never been a better time to visit this beautiful region!
I myself have had the privilege to live through this truly historical period and development of Peru, ‘from darkness to light ‘, a truly fascinating story.
Kind Regards … Stuart