Explore Adventures Peru staffEXPLORE ADVENTURES PERU S.R.L, is a local company owned and operated by the manager, Ruben in Cusco, Peru. Ruben has lived in the Andes his entire life, and is proud of his ancestral roots, he is a model of self-improvement for his community.  He was born in a small community called Choquepata.  This is known as the land of the guinea pigs, where the most requested regional typical dish is prepared.  Choquepata is in the  south valley of the Cusco city.  Growing up in a small Quechuan village ignited his passion for his Incan heritage and his love of hiking in the surrounding mountains.  Ruben went to a Quechua speaking Elementary and High School in his local village.  He then went on to continue his studies at Cusco University where he studied Tourism after he studied Tourism Management at San Ignacio de Loyola University in Cusco. After working in the tourism industry in Cusco and Lima , he brings years of experience in the tourism .

PORTER, What is a porter? 

Explore Adventures Peru staffThousands of tourists hike the Inca Trail each year and this would not be possible without the help of our valuable porters who carry all of our equipment, personal belongings, food, and hiking gear. A porter is the most important person on the Inca Trail trek, and perhaps the most misunderstood both by tourists as well as Inca Trail tour operators. The porters are the most important because they are the ones making your tour as pleasant and comfortable as possible.


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