Local providers make use of locally grown and produced food (with lower food miles) on the offered journeys where possible. We are offering vegetarian/plant-based and low dairy foods when requested and available (which reduce CO2 emissions). We reduce transport emissions by offering activities as daywalks, multiple trekking programmes, biking and horseback riding. Latinamerica Journeys offers walking holidays with an interesting blend of nature experience with cultural activities, bicycle holidays & full horseback riding journeys in the Andes. We make use of solar energy on the trekkings, and horseback riding journeys. Travelers are stimulated to use solar energy as well wherever it applies on outdoor travels. Staff & guides are locally contracted to reduce international travel. The staff in office, your private driver-guide and your tourguides for escorted grouptravels they love healthy vegetarian foods, they love the planet and participate in reducing CO2 emissions.
All excursions and trekkings are guided by local guides with ecological knowledge and organized by local organizations, which are taking care of the environment with ecological awareness. A Tourguide in case of a grouptravel has extensive knowledge, is very well trained, professional, takes care of the environment and internationally certified. By making use of nature excursions during your travel on Peru, you stimulate the people to continue with taking care of their natural reserves. The Peruvian people are very aware that it is important to take care of their beautiful nature, as it is one of the main attractions for tourists, and tourism is an important income.
As we work with all local suppliers your investment returns directly back in local society and you have the possibility to learn from the local culture and even to practice your spanish. Transport is always with local bus, and accommodations are usually (of course this also depends on your wishes), small scale, beautiful in ambiance and contributing to the local economic development. On your itinerary you may stay overnight several times in small indigenous communities with which you directly support the development of local communities.
This journey to South Peru is a cross cultural travel in which you can create a mutual benefit by acquiring locally produced goods & inspiring people by showing your interest in their traditional made handicrafts.
We also offer our Tourguide services to small organised groups, the itinery may include all elements your group is looking for, daywalks, cultural excursions, visits to archaeological sites, the Inca trail, other trails, rainforest extensions etc. You will be accompanied by an expert on Andean nature & culture. Your Tourmanager is internationally certified, lives and works in Latin America, is part of the Latin community, has guided 140 grouptrips, educated as a westerner in an Indian lineage & one of the most knowledgeable guides in Latin America.
This operator empowers a womens coffee cooperation and NGO in the Andes of Venezuela. Their vision is to provide solidarity to the entire coffee community in the area, striving to improve the quality of the life of children and families of the coffee communities. With this holiday and all our tailor made travels in Latin America you support local families on your destination of travel and you make it for us possible to support mothers and children in the Andes of Venezuela through this cooperation and NGO. Through their different programs the cooperative aspire to offer training technique in administration, management, accounting, among others and offer scholarships to students and subsidies to primary schools in rural coffee communities, as well as inspire to new forms of community economic organization.
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