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Andean Encounters

Urubamba, Peru
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About Andean Encounters
We are an alternative non-conventional Sustainable Ecotourism company that is focused on sharing in depth authentic Andean knowledge and traditions that has been transcended for many generations. The Andean people are the true guardians and keepers of Sacred power places, myths and legends that connect between the cosmos and the peaks of the Andes. We break the barrier between the common traveler and the local Andean culture by introducing you to the deepest secrets and the wisdom of the Andean which will lead you to one of best experiences in your life. Andean Encounters has formulated an experience that takes you to the heart of the Andean people and their lands, hidden sacred sites known only by the local Andean people, mingle through local markets and fairs. We will visit Andean families, learn about the local Camelids and the products made from their wools.
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Incan Caves and Sacred ruins of Urco
If you want to know the Sacred Valley OF THE BEATEN PATH,  this is your choice, discovering the land through the eyes of the Andean People, they are the only one who keeps the history myths and Sacred hidden sites,  do you want to know the Sacred Valley in a different and authentic way Sharing with Andean locals?
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7 hours
from $135.00
Arin Waterfalls Sacred ruins of Urco with Andean Zipline
The Andean people are the true guardians of their myth and legend that connect between the cosmos and the peaks of the Andes. We break the barrier between the common traveller and the local Andean culture by introducing you to the deepest secrets and the wisdom of the Andean which will lead you to one of best experiences in your life. You will also have the opportunity to fly in the Andes Mountains over the Stunning landscapes of chinchero
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7 hours
from $200.00
Andean ritual - Offering to Mother Earth (Pachamama)
If you want to be a witness of more than 5 thousand years of Andean tradition and experience a beautiful offering to Mother Earth with a master mamacha of the cosmovison of the Andes, in a Sacred Hidden temple  out off tourists this would be your option,
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3 hours
from $135.00
Alternative Inca trail Chinchero Urquillos Full day Tour
Do you want to know the Sacred Valley of the Incas out off the beaten path  in a different way meeting Andean locals  visiting hidden Sacred sites only known by Andean locals  with a beautiful short trek to an amazing waterfalls , and finishing your full day flying among the Andes Mountains
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8 hours
from $170.00
Pisac Sacred temple
Get off the beaten track and experience the Sacred Valley of the Incas during this full-day guided tour of Pisac. Authentic and intimate, explore ancient ceremonial sites, sample homemade food and drink, visit local markets and soak up spectacular Andean views.
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7 hours
from $249.00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I recently spent two days with Stephano (Cusco unconventional city tour and Incan caves/ruins/waterfall) on our first trip to Peru and felt blessed to have that time with him. We really appreciated his passion, deep knowledge and insight into local culture. He...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Aaron G
Reviewed October 1, 2019 via mobile

I was collected by Stephano from my hotel and taken to a sacred site for a Despacho Ceremony with a Quero. A magical experience which was completed with a DMT journey exploring my inner world of memories. I was prepared well for this and debriefed...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed June 27, 2019 via mobile

We did the unconventional Cusco city tour, shirt your of Inti Raymi festival the day we arrived and were part of a Despacho ceremony, which was quite memorable. Stephano was great, very knowledgeable and did a great job organizing our itinerary. Thanks Stephano!

Thank Mani S
Reviewed May 17, 2019

My boyfriend (UK) and I (Canada) spent 3 days with Stephano, Uku (his adorable mountain dog), and his very friendly family. These were some of the best days of our lives! We visited several Incan and Pre-Incan ruins, such as the "Belly Button" of Cusco...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank alanalarue
Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

I had the chance to wander around the sacred valley with Stephano and his family for a while, they are beautiful souls! First day he had an already sold out trip, so he gave me his dog Uku ahah! And I can say it was...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Stephano G, Owner at Andean Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2019

Emanuel , thanks for everything we shared , for us was very enriching , we will also miss you a lot speccialy Uku , since he had a 8 hours trek with you, you are always wellcome any time you come back hermano,

Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

We got an amazing day tour through the Sacred Valley with Stephano and a driver. They took us to things you'd never possibly find on your own and we skipped almost all of the obvious touristic sights. Stephano was full of knowledge and was happy...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank danielburka
Reviewed December 23, 2018

I spend 3 days with Stephano and his family , walking around the mountains and temples in the sacred valley, sharing wisdom and connecting with the spirits of this magical belly button of the world ! it has been a unique experience which i have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank andreas k
Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

Nice company for trekking and and alternative medicine. I have tried with Stephano Uachuma and dmt ceremonies. I felt a lot of connection with mother Nature (Pachamama) and i felt security with the guide during all the process. 100% recommended.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Felipe T
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

We met Stephano the 8th of November while we visited Ñaupa Iglesia by our own. He didn’t hesitate to take 10 min of his time after a ceremony to explain to us the basics about Ñaupa and spirituality in the Sacred Valley. It was really...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Simsim-Crts
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

This tour is an excellent opportunity if you want to know more about Incan view of the world, beliefs and religion. Stephan is the guy, who is really into this area and he knows what he is talking about. So don't miss an opportunity to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Shannon W
April 19, 2016|
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Response from Stephano M | Property representative |
Hi Shannon, Lake titicaca, Incan Caves and Sacred ruins of Urco, or Chinchero alternative Inka Trail, our best tours
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hoetrinh23
August 19, 2015|
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Response from Stephano M | Property representative |
Hi there! It seems our first answer hasn't been posted, sorry for the inconvenience. We can offer you a Half Day tour (our standard Full day tours are from 8am to 4pm). For more information please contact us directly from... More
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Svetlana H
July 14, 2015|
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Response from Stephano G | Property representative |
Hi Svetlana! Encuentros Andinos is based in Urubamba which is in the Sacred Valley and also close to Machu Picchu. We can pick you up from the airport if needed. Please contact us for more info
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