The International Day of the Tourist Guide is an initiative of the World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (WFTGA, its acronym in English). This date was celebrated for the first time in 1990 and fifteen countries participated in it, now this celebration has been extended to more than 90 countries in the world.

This day highlights the work of these tourism professionals who fulfill the important mission of transmitting world history and culture and guide visitors in tourist places such as archaeological sites and natural sites. The tour guides offer guided tours to children, adults, disabled people, officials and the general public.

During this special date, various countries organize events such as presentations and courses where they present the current situation of their profession, also guided tours are made to the main tourist spots of the cities, regions and countries where they perform their duties, which ANDEAN EXPLORER’S CUSCO E.I.R.L. pays homage to all Official Guides.


“Tourism is a future industry that is not afraid of changes”.

international day of the tour guide

international day of the tour guide

If you are looking for a different and unique experience, we invite you to take the Lares trekking, an adventure through the Sacred Valley of the Incas through rich pastoral regions of the Urubamba mountain range crossing snowy peaks and subtropical valleys, along the trip we enjoy scenic lagoons , natural thermal baths, Inca remains and more.

On this route you will enjoy a direct connection with Inka heirs who preserve traditions such as hand weaving of colorful garments based on llama and alpaca wool and with Inca motifs, the cultivation of corn and potatoes that are watered by sacred rivers, as well as be surrounded by magnificent snowy peaks and many hot springs, flora and fauna unique in the world.

Stop dreaming and have it come true, Lares is waiting for you!

This January 26 is the World Day of Environmental Education, in order to promote awareness and awareness among the population especially our children as well as the community in general on the care and protection of the environment.

This celebration originated in 1975, the year in which the “International Seminar on Environmental Education” took place in Belgrade, where experts from more than 70 countries analyzed the global environmental situation resulting in the Belgrade Charter, a document that sets goals, objectives , recipients and guidelines of Environmental Education in the future.

The phrase “environmental education” was first defined by Dr. William Stapp of the University of Michigan in 1969, who sought to raise awareness through education and wanted many governments to use alternative energies to take advantage of environmental factors and so not to alter the environment.

Andean Explorer Cusco within its policies, values ​​and procedures promotes the generation of competencies such as protection, responsible consumption, commitment and environmental management in a transversal manner, both in its offices and in the areas where we develop our activities involving each one of our collaborators, suppliers and involved communities. Let’s be part of the change !!!!!!!!



TourCert is an international certifier based in Germany. These have developed a unique process with technical support and certification system for tourism that focuses on the entire tourism value chain in a sustainable and responsible manner.

After months of work, implementation, records and audits, Andean Explorer’s Cusco received, in the month of November, the TourCert certification of Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility in Tourism, and with great satisfaction, is now part of the International Community of TourCert.

This certification is valid until November 2019, when we will be evaluated again to maintain the certification.

By obtaining the TourCert Certification, Andean Explorer’s Cusco is committed to responsible tourism. Our management and information system are designed under the TourCert standards and have been verified by an independent auditor. The TourCert Certification commits us to continuously improve environmental aspects, working conditions, customer information, as well as establishing fair commercial relationships. The agreements with our service providers, collaborators and communities take into consideration environmental, socio-cultural and economic criteria in the provision of services, preparation and selection of our travel offers.

In the presence of the Vice Minister of Strategic Development of Natural Resources of the Ministry of the Environment, William Fernando León Morales, and the head of the National Service of Natural Protected Areas by the State (SERNANP), Pedro Gamboa Moquillaza, was announced today, the signing of one hundred contracts for tourist services in the Inka Trail  of the Historic Sanctuary of Machupicchu (SHM) with authorized travel and tourism agencies of the Cusco region.

Andean Explorer’s Cusco presented a project to 6 years (2018-2023), which has been approved and recognized by showing us as allies to maintain responsibly the good state of conservation of the Historic Sanctuary of Machupicchu and allows us to provide the necessary security to all our clients for being an authorized agency to provide tourist services throughout this period.

ANDEAN EXPLORER’S CUSCO Tour Operator was part of the first group of companies certified in “Tourist Quality” by the International Certifier AENOR within the framework of the SECOMPETITIVE Program.

The OGD Cusco promotes the execution of the project “TURACCION – Improvement of the competitiveness of the Tourism Value Chain in Cusco” that seeks to guarantee business sustainability by adding value to its operations and improving its commercial articulation strategies with a demand approach with standards of quality of international markets.

This certification consolidates our business policy of “Continuous Improvement” and strengthens our mission “Satisfying the expectations of our customers, promoting the wealth of our country, with trained personnel, with service vocation, internationally recognized quality and sustainability standards and complying with the regulations of the sector ” and our clients will take an unforgettable experience of our country.

Last Friday, November 03, ANDEAN EXPLORER’S CUSCO Tour Operator was the winner of the Regional Tourism Quality Award 2017 in the category “Travel Agency and Adventure Tourism”.

This award was granted by the Regional Office of Foreign Trade and Tourism – Cusco after a strict qualification to the tourist services provided by the lodges, restaurants, travel agencies, among others, recognizing the companies that contributed in the development of the tourist activity in 2017. Without a doubt, this recognition is for the effort, commitment and dedication of each of our collaborators who day after day provide memorable experiences to our national and foreign visitors.

Andean Explorer’s Cusco, worried about the tranquility, security and satisfaction of our clients and the good image of the tourism in Cusco and therefore in Peru; In the framework of the implementation of our Integrated Quality and Environmental Management System (SIG-ITAEC) we decided to design and emphasize the customer response procedure, which includes a basic response format in which to take into account, Design by which INDECOPI, in the context of World Consumer Day, gave us the first place for the effort made and the implementation for the satisfaction of our customers.

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Andean explorers Cusco, participated in the event, which was attended by more than 150 businessmen from the Alliance between companies from Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Peru as well as the Tour Operators of China had 2 days of negotiation meetings to attract tourists to each Region, in this context we were able to offer 11 new tourist products, which we are delighted to offer to our customers, Cusco Cultura Viva, Condor Watching, and Machu Picchu the Wonder of the World.