Our guides' experience, dedication, and enthusiasm make them ideal ambassadors for your destination. They chart the course, finesse the details, and speak the language (English, as well as the local language). They also possess a truly rare skill, knowing when to let serendipity and inspiration take the lead.
Juan Carlos Yáñez
Born and raised in Cusco, Juan Carlos Yáñez started his guiding career at age 22, following in the footsteps of his father. Beginning as a trekking guide, he has hiked the Inca Trail over 60 times. An internship in 2003 at the Peabody Museum of Yale University allowed Juan Carlos to work with artifacts from the Hiram Bingham expedition to Machu Picchu and to study the Incan city that intrigues him the most. Juan Carlos has led trips in South America, Asia, Europe, Central America, and Antarctica. Out of them all, Juan Carlos holds a passion for places which combine ancient cultures and high mountains together, like Tibet, Bhutan, Nepal, Bolivia, Peru, and Guatemala. He has a deep passion for guiding, history, outdoors, and photography and enjoys sharing his vast knowledge and love for his ancestral culture with his guests.
A native of Cusco, Ruben Choque has been guiding walking, cultural, and natural tours for over 15 years. With studies in archeology, tourism, and business administration, Ruben is a well-rounded tourism professional who is passionate about walking and hiking in the mountains of Peru. He delights in sharing his local knowledge and excitement with visitors.
Alex Pavel Pumacayo
Born in Cusco, Alex Pavel Pumacayo lives in San Blas, the artistic and handicraft center of the city of Cusco. Graduated as a tourist guide in the University San Antonio de Abad of Cusco, he started working as a field assistant in field operations. He is now a full-fledged guide leading treks and tours. His interests include strengthening Andean cultures through tourism and he likes participating in religious festivals in the Southern Andes.
Born in Cusco, Fredy Delgado has spent his life living between the city and the mountain, where he learned Quechua, the Inca native language, from the local people. After trying different careers he decided to study tourism and archaeology, eventually becoming an official tour guide. After more than 20 years guiding he has developed an expert knowledge of the region and his kindness and love for his country are contagious and will leave you with many fond memories.
Harry Cavero is a specialized guide from Cusco with ample experience leading walking, cultural, and rainforest tours. After graduating as an official guide from the Tourism Institute in Cusco, Harry began leading tours in the Tambopata Rainforest for a number of years before moving back to his hometown of Cusco. Harry is an amateur photographer which combined with his expert knowledge of flora and fauna make him an ideal nature guide, providing his guests with tips to get the perfect shot! Harry enjoys riding his motorcycle and traveling throughout South America, having visited Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, and Chile.