Join local guide Carlos on a tour of his home city, Cusco, Peru. Carlos, an expert on Inca and pre-Inca cultures, will take you to the most interesting sights in the city, giving you an entirely new perspective on each monument. Along the way, he will tell you local secrets, answer any question you may have, and tailor your tour exactly to your interests, whether it be medicinal plants, Inca traditions, or local culture. With this great way to get an insider's look on the sacred city of Cusco, you will leave this tour excited to explore this fascinating city even more.
Born and raised in the city Cusco, Peru, I grew up learning about traditional Andean customs, like how to speak Quechua, from my grandparents. Spending time with them taught me to cherish my culture and jumpstarted my love for ancient history. After high school, I decided to turn this passion into my career and went on to study tourism. I started out by helping lead treks on the Inca Trail. I loved being outside every day and sharing my love of history with people from all over the world. I quickly became a lead guide on the Inca Trail and even started leading other treks and tours around the area.
I’ve been guiding now for about 18 years and have led well over 500 treks in Cusco and the Sacred Valley, yet it never gets old. Join me, and I can show you the secrets and wonders of my ancestors. Let me take you off the beaten path, away from the typical tourist track, and show you what it really means to connect with nature. Through my tours, I want to take you back in time to the days of the Incan Empire. Step into my time machine and let’s explore!