All about free walking tours: “a trend that attracts many tourists”

The free walking tour is a tourist service that today has become a trend that attracts millions of tourists. Born in the streets of Berlin in Germany with a clear objective: to offer you a presentation of all the main attractions of the city you visit, as well as to provide you with special information through culture and history.

Tourist guide of the pioneers of the "free walking tour" doing their job
Pioneers of the free walking tour in Berlin

Are they really free?

The free walking tour service is a trend that attracts many tourists since it does not require a fee to visitors, but rather, a collaboration that each tourist depending on their economic possibilities and assessment of the tour, gives a tip to the guide when The tour ends. Travelers deliver the tip as a gesture of kindness and thanks, for the entertaining service that the guides have provided.

free walking tours the tourism trend in which many tourists join
free walking tours the tourism trend in which many tourists join

If the tourist decides not to leave a tip, nothing will happen, since the guides of the “free walking tours”, despite being professionals in the field do so voluntarily and because they love the activity they do. However, no matter how much the tour is free, it is important to value the work of the guides and give them what is within our reach.

How is the free walking tours operated?

These services of the “free walking tour” inform through their website the places they will explore, the meeting point of the tour, and how the guides will be dressed (the free walking tours Peru guides, wear a yellow vest) .

Expert guide of the free walking tour in Cusco, with its respective yellow vest.
Expert guide of the free walking tour in Cusco.

The guides of the free tours are generally local, very professional, who strive to offer quality tours and lots of entertainment. While the tour is taking place, you will hear authentic stories, some myths, legends, anecdotes, as well as discover their culture and places that only locals know.

Is it necessary to book a free tour?

Making the reservation on a free walking tour is not mandatory, however, they are willing to welcome tourists who wish to join the tour at the last minute. Even so, it is highly recommended to make the reservation in advance, as they usually admit up to a maximum of 25 people.

The reservation is free, you do not require any payment and its process is completely simple: you provide your personal data, select the route, date and time of the tour you want. Once you make your reservation request you will be sent an instant response with the details of your confirmation.

Tourists from different parts of the world join free walking tours Peru.
tourists from different parts of the world join free walking tours Peru

Free walking tours Peru, is part of this great trend that attracts millions of tourists

Free Walking Tours Peru is a Local company that joined this great trend of “free walking tour”. It operates in Peru in the cities of Cusco, Lima and Arequipa, with the best Qualified and Authorized Guides by the Peruvian State.
  Like the rest of the “free walking tour” companies, they do not impose a payment rate, but rather, you put the price at the end of the free tour in direct proportion to the quality of the service, what you do, that you, as a visitor, have the power to appreciate the work of your guide and to gratify correctly according to the experience provided.


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