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Fiama Alarcón

I was born and raised in Cusco, a city with a lot of history and cultural and natural wealth, and that attracts many travelers from all over the world. I am a Peruvian tourism professional, passionate about traveling and exploring new environments and cultures.

I had the opportunity to spend a part of my childhood near the indigenous communities of Ausangate in Cusco and be able to be part of their customs and lifestyle, thanks to that experience I have developed a high sense of sensitivity for the rest, and I believe that responsible tourism is an excellent tool to support the sustainable development of high Andean vulnerable populations.

I love sharing the inspiring world of my culture with visitors, those memorable and authentic adventures, which at the same time generate benefits for local populations.

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"I specialize in the design of authentic adventures in Peru, tailor-made itineraries, in which a deep connection with nature and local culture is fostered, and local populations are involved, in a responsible way, to improve their living conditions.

Activities that allow knowing Cusco, my hometown, and its surroundings, in a unique way and especially trekking activities in off the beaten path circuits, in the Peruvian Andes, and mainly in Ausangate, where we have developed trekking itineraries, complemented by comfortable and cozy mountain lodges, a truly life-changing experience."

How did you get involved in travel?

"I love to travel, I think it's an excellent way to learn about life, each destination has something particular to teach its visitors, and knowing different cultures and ways of life helps us to develop a broader perspective of the world, and a space to get in touch with ourselves and value more what we have. Since I was a child I had the opportunity to travel a lot to the Andean communities of Peru, as a result, I know the value of our culture, and I am really proud of it, and it is satisfying to work to help our visitors to know it in a responsible way, as it will help us to preserve it."

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"Each trip, even if it is short, has unique and unforgettable moments, experiences from which you learn a lot. The last trip I did had a special essence, since it was the first time I did it alone, I had wanted to visit Chachapoyas in the north of Peru for a long time, it's amazing everything there is to discover in this country, it was an enriching experience where I was able to connect with nature, enjoy breathtaking landscapes, and meet incredible people and renew my desire to continue exploring the world, now, I am already looking for my next destination."

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