About Us Bioanden Expeditions
We are an Agency tour operator based in Cusco Peru and that has a team of professionals in tourism our main objective is to completely satisfy the visitors who choose to discover this part of the world. We operate mainly in the area of Cusco, where we offer a wide variety of tours classified as the conventional visit. We have the course offerings of the visit of the sanctuary of Machupicchu, a visit to the city of Cusco, where you will be pleased about the wonderful streets, churches, the cathedral and the temple of Koricancha also known as the temple of the sun is a mixture Of Inca and colonial architecture. Cusco, you will observe the majestic snow-capped mountains and rivers. Among other mountains, there are Salkantay and Ausangate and the rivers Vilcanota and Apurimac, which are ideal for adventure tourism. We also operate in Puno where you can appreciate and thus navigate in the wich lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world. You will sail through the different islands and also the floating islands (Uros). You will also be grateful for the wonderful archaeological remains of Sillustani that are a legacy of the Tiahuanaco civilization.
For people with a spirit of conservation and environmental protection, we have in addition tours that include a stay in the National Park of Manu and Tambopata also natural park and Iquitos Amazon Tours, in addition to the Ayahuasca ceremony is one of the Best tour highly recommended by our passengers. What is more we have tours in the reserve located in the region of Madre de Dios, whose capital is Puerto Maintain improvement of land and specialty. Maldonado, also known as the “World Capital of Biodiversity”. This is due to the fact that there you can observe abundant variety of flora and fauna, as well as wildlife; Is why we invite you to visit and discover Peru join and we will be proud to give you the best service so that you will go home with an unforgettable Expirience and leave.
Bioandean Expediciones Is a local family business based in Cusco Peru
Our founders are Maribel and Rider l are a Peruvian couple who have been born in Cusco and Iquitos Peru and worked as guides for more than 15 years walking in the Cusco Region and in the Amazon Rainforest, which includes the Inca Trail, Salkantay, Lares, Ausangate , Manu Zone Reserved, Pacaya Samiria among others and both used to guide large foreign companies so they met in the summer of 2002 for a walk to Choquequirao so they got married after a few years, so he works for Big Foreign Companies both realized that these companies were taking most of the benefits back to their own country such as: State of the States, Great Britain, Canada, France, among others, leaving the minimum benefits for local Peruvians So in 2005 they ran Bioandean Expeditions as optional opportunity for the passenger who wants to buy tours to Local Based Companies. Thus BioandeanExpeditions was created to compete with large foreign companies that sell tours of similar length, quality and included activities in Peru, which Is more Our passengers will be clearly announced that “Bioandean Expeditions” is very sensible. It is not because we cut the corners or commitment in excellence, but we reap the benefits of being a small, local company run efficiently with small overhead. We are now in this competitive because we are based in Peru locally and we are able to manage all operations ourselves. We are committed to creating the best value for people: our customers, our employees, our shareholders and our business partners as well.
Our trips and expeditions are not designed for you to have a normal travel experience in Peru. Instead, they are designed for you to have an extraordinary experience. One of the most valuable and long lasting experiences of traveling is the cultural encounter that can be experienced. Being able to participate in daily activities, testing new foods and finding new ways of life, all of which will greatly enrich the experience in Peru and have a unique cultural adventure.
FROM THE 100% LOCAL TOUR OPERATORS BASED IN CUSCO THE BEST
Our personalized service guarantees that you will have the experience of a lifetime! Property and local administration travel agency with local office staff with first hand knowledge of different destinations in Peru. Many companies claim to be local experts that we think is an exaggeration, because most of them are not even based in South America, they only outsource services to local operators. We always have the information updated on everything from the weather to the festivals. Having been born and lived here, we have seen how things work on a day to day basis and have an understanding of everyday life that simply can not be achieved without experiencing firsthand.
We are a 100% local tour operator based in Cusco, Upon arriving here to Cusco you will meet with the person you were talking to during the booking process through emails so that the person was talking to know each of the details About you and your travel preferences.
WHY CHOOSE BIOANDEAN EXPEDITION TO BE YOUR LOCAL TOUR OPERATOR?
We are an adventure specialist tour operator with hundreds of exciting and affordable high quality adventures to Machu Picchu and tours in Peru.
There are at least ten good reasons to travel with us:
- 1.- Unique walks and jungle trails.
- 2.- Personalized attention: Bioandean Expediciones is a small, local company that offers personalized attention from the beginning to the end of your trip.
- 3.- The hikers wanted, we provided the innovative free listing called Hikers we wanted, which was the kind of thing we liked to see when we were packing again around the world.
- 4.- Operate 100% of the walks: Other agents who claim daily departures operate their walks together with other companies in rotation of the service. Therefore, you reserve a line with a tour operator with the risk that it will actually be operated by tour operator B without the user’s knowledge. Even if we only have a couple of travelers for an established departure date, this will be operated by us.
- 5.- Our staff is very well traveled and a passionate who offers excellent service
- 6.- Our holidays are the environment, Sustainable Tourism and Responsible
7.- The great guides. We have carefully departed the best guides with each group of hike and another reason why we ask you to book as soon as you can is because of we want some time to properly organize your tour such as: train tickets, accommodation and so on.
8.- Delicious meals: Meals and cooks regularly receive excellent comments from our paxs can be read on Trip Advisor and see on Youtube too! Meals Bioandean expedition counts with abundant and delicious breakfast, snack, lunch, tea services and dinners that we can adapt to your specific requirements.
9.- recent equipment: We buy new equipment every year in a rotation of 1 to 2 years and in constant search of the most comfortable and affordable brands (a) us. 10.- Departures every day: Bioandean Expeditions focused on unique experiences … with this spirit of quality, not quantity that we do not have large economic groups, which leave frequently. We will depart any day for the clearly advertised prices that appear on our website.
11.- We only receive the deposit via Western Union and PayPal bank account simply because we are a 100% local company. So the agencies that are using Mastercard and Visa Pay online is because they are not 100% local company be aware that if you want to travel with a local agency 100% without international association anyway (also note that We have to pay taxes to the Peruvian government) (in Peru international organizations or companies do not pay as much taxes as local agencies or companies simply because our Peruvian government wants more foreign investment so the government is very kind having on taxes with International organizations and companies so it is not fear by local agencies or bussinesses)
12.- We are a 100% local tour operator based in Cusco, Upon arriving here to Cusco you will meet with the person you were talking with during your booking process through emails so that the person was talking with all the Details about you and your tourism preferences.
13.- 10% of the benefits Bioandean Expeditions are used to help finance projects for the children of the poorest local communities in the Cusco region. We will save your email in our database and send photos and videos about our projects at the end of the year. We prefer not to exploit the communities in which we are trying to help by posting images or videos on our website because we are convinced that community support should be provided with honesty, decency, and not as a way of advertising.
How do we support people?
Now, we are taking the local people, who have not had the opportunity to go to Machu Picchu due to the cost, and help them reconnect with their culture. In the future, our next goal is to help improve Popular way of living without losing their cultural identity. For example, we are bringing agricultural professionals to help local farmers develop more sustainable techniques and methods. In addition, we are bringing artisans to help train local children in traditional crafts. We recommend our clients participate in learning about traditional Peruvian culture by visiting local communities and union in these agricultural and craft activities.