Exploring the world and learning how vastly diverse it is has intrigued for as long as since I was a kid. For as long as I can remember I’ve been planning to journey the world starting with my own country, now after 29 years of passionate traveling (and endless experiences) I can’t say I’m ready to move on to my next destination.
We’ve been blessed with a land that’s full of life, color, history and adventure waiting at every corner. I hope I finish exploring Peru in my lifetime, and I’d like to invite you all to join us in this amazing journey.
What places and activities do you specialize in?
"We always tailor our trips according to our traveler's specific needs. We've been doing this all around Peru (North, Centre & South / Coast, Andes & Amazon) for over 10 years. Tailor-made trips can be very different, we've offered from crazy trips with people that wish to row around Lake Titicaca to high-end deluxe routes for chefs that wish to explore Peruvian Cuisine"
How did you get involved in travel?
"I've always thought that we are directly responsible for helping improve our neighborhood, city, and country (specially if you come from developing areas such as our Peru). I initially studied environmental engineering thinking to apply this. However, with time, I found that tourism was also great means towards sustainability and also towards helping my country improve. It's not only a great a good way of helping but it is also a lot of fun and a constant learning experience as you meet and spend time with travelers from so many different cultures. "
Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.
"Every year, for Christmas, we travel a remote community in the Andes of Lima and try to take a little bit of Christmas to the kids. We take presents and spend a weekend playing games with them. A few years ago, we decide to go to a community called Tupe.
However, the road to Tupe ends about 2 hours before reaching the community, and from here we had to hike up to the village with all the presents. A few kilometers before reaching the village we put on the Santa costume and had "Trekking Santa" arrive to Tupe carrying all his presents, an amazing experience for us and the kids."
Featured trips & expertise
With its mysterious Inca ruins, quaint villages, beautiful sunsets and colorful Quechua culture, Peru makes for a fascinating and romantic honeymoon. The following list covers the best places to visit in Peru after you say “I do.”
With one week in Peru you can explore one region in detail or take internal flights to enjoy the highlights of two regions. Southern Peru has an incredible diversity of landscapes, while the north boasts archaeological sites that rival Machu Picchu. The popular Cusco region is perfect for sightseers and trekkers alike, and the jungle is accessible enough to combine with a trip to the highlands.
From ancient Inca ruins to the mysterious Nazca Lines, snow-capped peaks to dense Amazonian jungle: Peru is one of the world's most diverse destinations. That diversity is also reflected in the stunning places and range of activities you can enjoy. Here's our list of the top 10 Peru highlights to check consider adding to your itinerary.
The spellbinding scenery and perfect stonework of the Lost City of the Incas have fascinated historians, architects and tourists alike since the ruins were uncovered from the jungle over a century ago. To make the most of this unforgettable place, use our expert guide to Machu Picchu to plan your trip.
If you’re looking for the best way to hike the Inca Trail, this classic route offers a unique approach which avoids the main crowds, and follows the ideal schedule for timing your visit to Machu Picchu.
Recent trip reviews for Nicholas
Trip to peru, Peru - May 17 - May 24, 2019
Such an incredible trip. Peru is a beautiful country in its landscapes and it’s culture. The whole vacation was amazing. Sacred Valley, Aguas Callientes, Cusco, and Lima, every part was unique and thoroughly enjoyable. Machu Picchu was obviously the highlight of the trip. Hiking to the Sun Gate was a little rough but absolutely breathtaking, totally worth it. Sacred Valley was probably our favorite part. The salt mines, moray terraces, Ollantantaytambo fortress, and of course the Pachamanca ... read more
Grand peru adventure, Peru - May 1 - May 30, 2019
Our thirty day tour of Peru was amazing! We visited Lima, Trujillo, Chiclayo, Chacapoyas, Tarapoto, Arequipa, Colca Canyon, Lake Titicaca, Cusco, Machu Picchu and Paracas, with excellent support from our local specialist, Nicholas, and each of our fantastic guides. Special thank yous go out to Henry, Gustavo and Julio, who taught us so much over several days, and made all of the pieces of our trip work together seamlessly. The best thing I can say about the trip is that there was not a... read more