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ABOUT INCAS EXPERT


OUR SPECIALISTS

At Incas Expert Travel, we believe that enriched travel makes for better travel. We have partnered with specialists whose extensive knowledge of Peru’s history, economics, and culture helps us plan the best trips possible for curious travelers like you. We invite you to prepare for your trip to Peru by diving into its stories both past and present. Have a look at our favorite resources, including riveting documentaries, books, and articles, that will enhance your appreciation of this place we call home.

KIM MACQUARRIE

FILMMAKER, FOUR-TIME EMMY WINNER

Explorer, adventurer, and Emmy-winning filmmaker, Kim is the author of The Last Days of the Incas and Life and Death in the Andes. He helps us hone in on South America’s best travel tales.

KIM’S ACCLAIMED WORK

Kim has won multiple Emmy awards for films featuring the indigenous inhabitants and natural history of the Amazon rainforest in Peru.

Spirits of the Rainforest
Multiple Emmy-winning film
The Living Eden Manu
Emmy-winning documentary

Alonso Cueto

NOVELIST, PLAYWRIGHT, PROFESSOR

Widely translated author and recipient of Guggenheim Foundation grant, Alonso connects us to the soul of Peru through his various works touching upon the most realist elements of contemporary Peruvian society. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin and is a professor of literature at the Catholic University of Peru.

WORKS BY ALONSO CUETO



La hora azul/The Blue Hour (2005) won the Herralde Prize in 2006 and has been translated into 16 languages.
Grandes miradas (2003) was adapted into the film Mariposa negra (2007) by Francisco Lombardi and won the Glauber Roca prize at the Montreal World Film Festival.
El susurro de la mujer ballena (2007) was a runner-up for the prestigious Premio Iberoamericano Planeta-Casa de América de Narrativa.
Our other Specialists



Gonzalo Salinas
ECONOMIST, PH.D OXFORD

Doctorate in Economics from Oxford University, UK, and author of several works for the World Bank and the IMF, Gonzalo keeps us grounded in Peru’s everyday reality.

Javier Puente
HISTORIAN, PH.D GEORGETOWN

Former guide with Peru For Less and now professor in history at Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Javier contributes his endless knowledge of Peru’s past and present.

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Our Mission

Wherever your adventure takes you — Machu Picchu, Galapagos, or the Amazon rainforest — we want to make your journey just as inspiring and enriching as your destination. This means personalized itineraries, handpicked hotels, private tours, and responsible travel from start to finish.

PERSONALIZED ITINERARIES

The packages you see on our site are merely the starting point. The exact details of your trip, included activities and accommodation, will be decided in consultation with one of our expert travel advisors. We guarantee handpicked hotels, outstanding guides, and private tours whenever possible. Because this is your adventure.

CONSCIOUS TRAVEL

Travel is not just about reaching a destination. It's about making the most of your time while you're there and leaving a positive impact. We at Incas Expert also believe giving back is vital. That’s why we work with locally-owned and sustainable hotels, lodges, and homestays, as well as ethical tour and trekking outfitters. Incas Expert is also a proud sponsor of the Concrete Jungle Foundation (CJF), which builds skatepark facilities for youth in underserved communities.

LOCAL DEVELOPMENT

Working directly with locally owned companies ensures that the money spent by our travelers stays within the community and creates jobs for the people who live there. These economic benefits spill over into social benefits that instill locals with pride in their cultural roots. In the remote Andean and jungle regions of Peru, this helps keep traditional celebrations, cuisine and handicrafts a part of everyday life.

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Meet Our Staff

Among us, you will find a variety of experiences, interests, backgrounds, and footprints that have traversed Latin America and the world. We share a passion for travel and we have the experience and expertise required to deliver a trip of a lifetime. Our shared commitment ensures that your trip will be crafted in capable hands.

Bernard Schlein
Director and Founder
Richard Leon
Director
James Gilmore
Travel Advisor
Rachel Walker
Travel Advisor
Elizabeth Sperling
Travel Advisor
Lizzie Thomas
Travel Advisor Assistant
Patricia Valencia
Travel Advisor & Sales Management Coordinator
Megan McKenna
Travel Advisor
Emily Richards
Travel Advisor
Burke Johnson
Travel Advisor
Jose Zegarra
Office Manager
Alexandra Aguinaga
Product & Accounts Manager
Elsa Almenara
Sales Team Coordinator
Ricardo Lopez
Operations Supervisor
Rossy Leon
Operations Quality Control
Maribell Mormontoy
Operations Coordinator
Elizabeth Cabrera
Operations Coordinator
Romina Carrillo
Operations Coordinator
Raquel Mendoza
Operations Coordinator
Guillermo Moran
Operations Coordinator
Vanessa Cassina Zaldivar
Operations Coordinator
Gonzalo Zapata
Coach Auditor
Ivan Garcia
Cusco Office Supervisor
Priscilla Alcala
Cusco Guest Relations Officer
Carlos Billota
Cusco Guest Relations Officer
Ashley Althouse
Cusco Guest Relations Officer
Jhonatan Covarrubias
Cusco Guest Relations Officer
Luis Vera
Cusco Guest Relations Officer
Fabricio Ortiz De Zevallos
Tour Guide
Britt Fracolli
Web & Content Editor
Angel Seron
Senior Web Designer
Juan Miguel Mifflin
Marketing and Web/Graphic Designer
Fernando Ramos
Web Programmer
Braulio Chihuantito
Web Programmer
Silvana Tineo
Finance
Deysi Becerra
Finance
Ana Mesias
Finance
Paula Solano
Finance
Istvan Csordas
Executive Chef
Cynthia Huaynate Segura
Office Caretaker
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