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Pioneer Adventure & Cultural Tour Operator in Peru & Ecuador

About Explorandes

Since 1975, Explorandes has been a pioneer in adventure travel area, from being the first company to operate treks on the Inca Trail to spearheading tourism in remote and rural regions of Peru, discovering ancient ruins and hidden trails and exploring the last unchartered rivers in some of the most fantastic and varied natural landscapes of the Andes. We are innovators and adventure enthusiasts with a passion, giving back to the places we enjoy and travel to, creating top quality tailor-made travel experiences for each and every guest.

Sustainability, recently coined, runs through our DNA. Widely recognized for being a leader in responsible tourism and community development, Explorandes is a Rainforest Alliance Certified brand that has grown into a regional operation dedicated to preserving and improving the environment and local populations we may impact along the way, minimizing the negative impacts and amplifying the positive ones. Today, we have offices in Cusco, Lima, Puno, Huaraz, and Quito, Ecuador with partners in other regions of Peru, Ecuador, Brazil, and Bolivia as well as an extensive network of long-standing partnerships around the world. Additionally, we have developed great relationships with the service supply chain, from rural lodging to five star hotels and a variety of restaurants, allowing us to meet the range of expectations of our visitors providing the best experiences available.

With years of planning expertise, every Explorandes itinerary is designed to fit budget constraints, specific interests, and expectations of each guest. We offer a wide variety of authentic and experiential travel experiences, adventure active trips, as well as culinary, community, and special interest tours in some of the region’s most spectacular landscapes, particularly in natural protected areas and cultural heritage sites. Our programs range from short extension programs to full-fledged itineraries that can last up to a week or more. Our specialized guides, all have a deep passion for travel and creating unforgettable tours and they are up to date on the latest first aid and safety practices, equipped with knowledge and experience to deliver superb experiences to your clients.

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Our Activities

  • Accommodations
  • Adventure Racing
  • Beach & Watersport
  • Bicycling
  • Climbing
  • Cultural
  • Educational
  • Family
  • Geotourism
  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Multisport
  • Nature
  • Paddlesport
  • Photography
  • Rafting
  • Sailing & Cruise
  • Voluntourism
  • Walking
  • Wellness

Our Destinations

  • Ecuador
  • Peru
  • South America
Experience The Biodiverse Amazon Of Decades Past

Imagine a journey that takes you by raft and dug-out canoe into the remotest corners of Peru’s Amazon Basin, where capybara, tapir...

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Explorandes Awarded the "World's Leading Green Tour Operator" for the Second Year in a Row

For the second year in a row, Explorandes, has been awarded by the World Travel Awards, the honor of “World`s Leading Green Tour...

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Explorandes Named World's Leading Green Tour Operator 2012

Dear friends of Explorandes,We are proud to announce that we have been nominated as winner of the World Tourism Awards as World´s...

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