Amazonas Explorer

We strongly believe the landscape of Perú is key to understanding Perú. It is this varied landscape that makes Inca sites special, that made local cultures different, that provides ingredients for the fantastic food, habitat for the fauna and flora and above all a home to the people we come to meet. Spending time in this wild landscape is also extremely good for the soul, it will make you happier, it really will. By using adventure to help people experience Perú´s landscape firsthand, we hope to share some of the magic that we ourselves enjoy, to create a deeper understanding of the country and inspire more people to love and protect these special places.  

How we travel

Travel safely

Safety is our number one priority. You cannot have a good experience if you do not feel safe. Travel carries risk, the important thing is to be aware of that risk and to manage it.

Travel responsibly

Some people think travelling responsibly is a choice, we believe it is an obligation. If we destroy the places we travel, there will be nowhere left to travel.

Travel adventurously

Challenge yourself, go beyond the crowds, try something new. Yes, it will require effort,  but the rewards are huge, for this is when the magic happens.

Experience Peru with all your senses

Taste Peru

To eat in Peru is to journey from jungle to high mountain, from coast to desert. It is to know the people of Peru, to travel through a history of conquest and immigration and the influences they brought to the table.

Hear Peru

Open your ears and take in the sound of Peru. From the tones of Quechua language to the silence of open space,  from the lilt of the flute to squawks of Parakeets. Peru is a unique soundscape.

See Peru

Peru is visually stunning. The scale and variety of its landscapes is hard to match. The best views require you to leave the road behind. And they require you to take the time to stop and open your eyes.

Feel Peru

You cannot feel Peru from an air conditioned car. Step outside and feel the heat of the sun give way to the cold night air. Walk and feel the earth beneath your feet. Paddle and feel the force of flowing water. Bike and feel the contours of the Andes in your legs.

Is this the kind of adventure you want to have?

  • Hi Matt, we have had the best trip with the boys in our lifetime. Both Helene and I are over joyed and grateful for the professional friendly and charming guides you provided us. These young guys were smart, enthusiastic, knowledgeable, had outstanding social skills with my sons (their age) and us old folks. Thank you
    Helene, July 2017
  • We did the Ultimate Inca Trail Adventure. Amazonas Explorer is a first class adventure company. Their execution of the trip was flawless. Communication, guides, porters, transports, food, hotels, luggage, permits, tickets, knowledge, history, excellent on all counts. I would recommend this company without any hesitation or qualification. If I go back and I just might, this is the Company I will choose again.
    S.H: May 2016
  • Jimmy was Professional and very Informed, Local knowledge and tour guide info was Exceptional He is Passionate about his Country and People. He administered Oxygen To Carol and kept an Eye on her when suffering from Altitude Sickness , he also Phoned a Doctor in Cusco several times for Clarification on her progress . Just Brilliant
    Mrs Thomas, Lares, April 2017
  • Dear Matt and Carol:
    I write to thank you and tell you what an amazing trip we had in Peru with Amazonas Explorer a couple of weeks ago.  You and your staff could not have done a better job.  As you may recall, we had two late in the game changes because two of the four of us realized they could not do the full trek.  You addressed the situation with grace and flexibility and made it possible for all of us to have a great trip.  Lenny and I, who did the five day Inca Trail, really appreciated Jose, our guide, and the porters, who did everything we could have hoped for.  They fed us well, created a comfortable commode (the Rocket), set up our tents, and carried most of our gear.  And always beat us to camp and had everything waiting for us when we arrived.  Jose is very knowledgeable about the Inca sites and Inca culture, and is obviously proud of his heritage.  We learned a lot from him, and he was encouraging and patient with the fact that I was slower than Lenny.  I never once felt bad about being the slower one; Jose waited for me and encouraged me every step of the way.  He has a great manner, a warmth of personality and sense of humor, and that made the trip very special.  The porters, too, were kind and lovely, and we managed to communicate with smiles and laughter even when we lacked a common language.  Carole and Connie, who hiked the first day with us, and then returned to Ollantaytambo for some Sacred Valley touring and met us later in the trip also had a fantastic time and had wonderful things to say about their guide, Nilo.  I will enthusiastically recommend Amazonas Explorer to anyone who decides to visit Machu Picchu or the Sacred Valley.    Thank you, again.
    Terry, June 2017