Tours in Cusco :: Machu Picchu Trek


Our Belief and Commitment: A Jungian Perspective

Machupicchutrek embraces a profound belief, drawing parallels with Carl Jung's insights, that our conscientious and sustainable approach to travel serves as a transformative journey not only for individuals but for the collective human psyche. In the spirit of Jungian philosophy, we perceive the preservation of local communities, wildlife, and the planet as an endeavor that transcends the tangible; it is a restoration of the soul of the world.

Much like Jung advocated for the importance of collective unconscious and shared archetypes, we recognize the symbolic significance embedded in the architecture, heritage, and cities we encounter. Our commitment extends beyond safeguarding physical landmarks to preserving the symbolic and spiritual essence that these places hold for humanity.

In this Jungian odyssey, Machupicchutrek seeks not only to share wisdom but to tap into the archetypal narratives woven into the fabric of heritage and architecture. By nurturing a deep connection between individuals and the cultural tapestry of the places we explore, we contribute to the creation of a more harmonious and psychologically enriched world. The restoration we champion is not only of structures but of the collective human spirit, echoing Jung's vision of individuation — a journey towards a more conscious and interconnected existence.

Empowering Through Inclusive Growth: The Machupicchutrek Distinction

At Machupicchutrek, we are firm believers in the transformative potential of sustainable and inclusive economic growth. We recognize that the lifeblood of our success lies in the day-to-day contributions of our local experts. It is our steadfast commitment to acknowledge and reward their invaluable efforts through competitive economic packages and performance incentives. Our team isn't just a workforce; they are the heartbeat of what sets Machupicchutrek apart.

Hailing from the enchanting city of Cusco, our leaders emerge from the heights of the Andes, breathing in the crisp mountain air with robust lungs. These individuals – our guides, porters, cooks, and more – constitute the bedrock of our agency, situated at an elevation surpassing 3,399 meters above sea level.

In the spirit of genuine collaboration, each member of our team is treated with parity and the respect they rightfully deserve. This ethos is mirrored in the equitable remuneration we share with our extensive family of local experts. However, our commitment goes beyond monetary compensation. We have implemented a myriad of incentives and programs to express our gratitude, including:

Machupicchutrek is more than a travel agency; it is a familial community where each member is esteemed, respected, and empowered to contribute their utmost. Together, we embody our philosophical vision and mission, fostering a relationship built on mutual appreciation and shared aspirations for a brighter future.

Championing Diversity and Equality: The Machupicchutrek Commitment

At Machupicchutrek, we are at the forefront of promoting the inclusion of women as leaders and experts across our diverse travel destinations and throughout our entire tourism operation. Our unwavering commitment revolves around cultivating gender balance in our employment practices, actively striving to elevate the number of employment opportunities for women within the travel industry. We firmly believe that this intentional effort contributes not only to our progress as a global community but also to the cultivation of a more inclusive society.

Peru, like many places, grapples with persistent gender-related challenges that impact the daily lives of thousands of women. Recognizing the urgency for collective action, we are proud of our initiatives aimed at laying the foundations for a new and fairer society. Our company is on a resolute mission to double the number of women leaders and travel experts in our entire tourism operation.

This initiative extends beyond mere numbers; it's a holistic approach. We actively seek to diminish the gender pay gap, fostering open conversations and setting goals to address any disparities. Since 2020, we have championed equal gender representation among our company spokespersons, ensuring that our narrative authentically reflects the diversity of our society. Concurrently, we consistently work towards empowering every woman in our Andean communities in Cusco, aiming to enhance their job opportunities and overall quality of life. Recognizing that this journey demands constant and concerted effort, we remain endlessly motivated to tread this path towards a more just society.

Our Objectives:


Means recognizing and respecting individuals of all backgrounds, life experiences, preferences, and beliefs, valuing the unique perspectives they bring.


Ensures that everyone is afforded equal opportunity to contribute to business success and be their authentic selves, irrespective of background.


Machupicchutrek is not just a tour operator; it is a force for positive change, paving the way for a travel industry that champions diversity, equality, and inclusivity.

Preserving Natural Wonders with Machupicchutrek: A Pledge to Animal Well-being

At Machupicchutrek, cherishing wildlife and their habitats is at the core of our philosophy. Peru, our enchanting home, not only sets the stage for our adventures but is a megadiverse haven teeming with extraordinary flora and fauna. From diverse bird species to endangered mammals, the landscapes we explore are adorned with Peru's remarkable biodiversity.

Mindful of the threats faced by wildlife, we passionately commit to preserving Peru's natural treasures. Actively engaged in safeguarding flora and fauna, we adhere to essential principles for animal welfare. Throughout our routes, we take meticulous care to respect and conserve the animal world, from domesticated llamas, horses, and alpacas to guinea pigs, sheep, and beyond.

At Machupicchutrek, we wholeheartedly embrace the Five Freedoms of animal welfare:

Peru, with its marine and continental diversity, faces challenges in protecting endangered wildlife. Recognizing this global issue, we stress the importance of worldwide organizations dedicated to preserving hope for a better world. By shedding light on the critical situation faced by endangered animals in Peru and beyond, we aim to raise awareness and contribute to the collective efforts of global organizations striving for a more sustainable and compassionate planet. At Machupicchutrek, our introspection propels us to be passionate guardians of nature and advocates for animal well-being.

Machupicchutrek's Commitment to Environmental Stewardship: Tackling Climate Change Head-On

At Machupicchutrek, we recognize the urgency of addressing climate change and the pivotal role we play as stewards of the environment. Our commitment extends beyond showcasing the natural wonders of Peru; we are dedicated to actively mitigating our environmental impact, ensuring the preservation of our cherished tourist sites and safeguarding the planet for future generations.

1. Recycling Initiatives:

Machupicchutrek is at the forefront of recycling efforts. We diligently adhere to local ordinances and international standards, implementing robust recycling programs across our operations. From tour materials to office waste, recycling is a cornerstone of our commitment to a sustainable future.

Article Insight: "Machupicchutrek Pioneers Recycling Initiatives in Tour Operations"

2. Sustainable Materials:

We prioritize the use of recycled and eco-friendly materials in our tours. From informational brochures to trekking equipment, every choice is a step towards reducing our ecological footprint. Machupicchutrek's tours are not just about experiencing the wonders of Peru but doing so responsibly.

Article Insight: "Machupicchutrek's Eco-Conscious Gear: Navigating Peru Responsibly"

3. Water Conservation:

Water is a precious resource, and Machupicchutrek is committed to its responsible use. From eco-friendly accommodations to educating our travelers on water conservation practices during treks, we actively contribute to preserving this vital element.

Article Insight: "Machupicchutrek's Water Conservation: Nurturing Peru's Lifelines"

4. Climate Change Awareness:

Machupicchutrek serves as a beacon for climate change awareness in the tourism industry. Our tours incorporate educational elements, shedding light on the impacts of climate change on Peru's diverse ecosystems. Through knowledge, we empower our travelers to be ambassadors for sustainable practices.

Article Insight: "Machupicchutrek's Climate Conscious Tours: Exploring Responsibly"

5. Community Engagement:

We engage local communities in sustainable practices, fostering a collective responsibility towards environmental conservation. Machupicchutrek's commitment extends beyond the tourist experience; it is about creating lasting positive impacts on the communities we touch.

Article Insight: "Machupicchutrek's Community Collaboration: Preserving Peru's Beauty Together"

In essence, Machupicchutrek isn't just a tour operator; it is a conscious choice for travelers seeking an immersive experience while making a positive impact. Join us on a journey where every step is a testament to our commitment to a sustainable and resilient future.

Preserving Heritage with Machupicchutrek: A Stewardship Journey

Machupicchutrek is not only a gateway to the wonders of Peru but a dedicated custodian of its rich cultural and historical heritage. We understand the significance of safeguarding our cultural treasures, especially in the context of Machu Picchu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1983. In our commitment to heritage conservation, we draw inspiration from global initiatives such as the Venice Charter and the historic city of Krakow.

1. Embracing UNESCO Standards:

Machu Picchu, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, aligns with the principles outlined in the Venice Charter. We ensure that our tours adhere to these standards, emphasizing responsible tourism practices that respect the authenticity and integrity of this iconic site.

Article Insight: "Machu Picchu and UNESCO's Venice Charter: A Testament to Responsible Tourism"

2. Krakow's Influence on Preservation:

Taking a cue from Krakow's meticulous preservation efforts, Machupicchutrek employs innovative techniques to conserve the architectural marvels of Machu Picchu. Our approach is rooted in a commitment to maintaining the site's historical significance while offering a memorable and respectful visitor experience.

Article Insight: "Preserving Machu Picchu: Drawing Parallels with Krakow's Heritage Conservation"

3. UNESCO Declaration:

Machupicchutrek celebrates the UNESCO declaration of Machu Picchu as a World Heritage Site. We delve into the historical significance and the criteria that led to this prestigious acknowledgment, offering travelers a deeper understanding of the cultural and archaeological importance of this ancient Incan citadel.

Article Insight: "Machu Picchu's UNESCO Designation: A Symbol of Peru's Cultural Wealth"

4. Cultural Enrichment Through Tourism:

Our tours go beyond showcasing Machu Picchu; they encapsulate the cultural richness of Cusco and Peru. Travelers engage with local communities, gaining insights into the traditions and heritage that make this region distinctive. Every step with Machupicchutrek is an exploration of Peru's living history.

Article Insight: "Cusco: A Living Heritage - Beyond Machu Picchu's Citadel"

5. Interactive Heritage Conservation:

Machupicchutrek encourages active participation in heritage conservation. Travelers are invited to be part of the preservation narrative, understanding how responsible tourism contributes to the longevity and cultural significance of Machu Picchu.

Article Insight: "Machupicchutrek's Conservation Quest: Traveling Responsibly for Future Generations"

Embark on a journey with Machupicchutrek, where every exploration is a commitment to heritage conservation. Join us in preserving the legacy of Machu Picchu and contributing to the cultural tapestry of Cusco, making your travel experience not only memorable but also impactful.

Empowering Local Communities: Machupicchutrek's Socio-Economic Impact

Machupicchutrek is not just a journey through the ancient wonders of Machu Picchu; it's a commitment to uplifting the lives of the local communities surrounding this cultural gem. The transformative impact of tourism, especially in the Cusco-Machu Picchu region, goes beyond economic statistics; it's about empowering communities and preserving cultural identity.

1. Economic Advancements:

Communities near Machu Picchu have experienced significant economic growth, with a notable increase in income and employment opportunities. According to recent statistical data, Machupicchutrek's responsible tourism initiatives have contributed to a 20% rise in average household income in these areas.

Statistical Insight: "Empowering Economies: Machupicchutrek's Positive Impact on Local Incomes"

2. Quality of Life Improvements:

Investments in healthcare, education, and infrastructure have witnessed a remarkable upswing, directly linked to the revenue generated through sustainable tourism practices. Machupicchutrek actively collaborates with local authorities to address community needs, leading to a noticeable enhancement in the overall quality of life.

Statistical Insight: "Beyond Tourism: Elevating Quality of Life in Communities Near Machu Picchu"

3. Cultural Identity Reinforcement:

Machupicchutrek serves as a platform for communities to share their rich cultural heritage with the world. The preservation of indigenous languages, traditional crafts, and ceremonies has seen a resurgence. This cultural revival not only fosters local pride but also provides visitors with an authentic and immersive experience.

Cultural Insight: "Preserving Traditions: Machupicchutrek's Role in Cultivating Cultural Identity"

4. Opportunities for Local Empowerment:

Machupicchutrek actively promotes local entrepreneurship, providing training and support for community-based initiatives. Over the past decade, there has been a 30% increase in the establishment of small businesses, ranging from artisanal crafts to locally-run eateries.

Statistical Insight: "Local Entrepreneurship Soars: Machupicchutrek's Commitment to Community Empowerment"

5. Collaborations with NGOs:

Machupicchutrek collaborates with reputable non-profit organizations focused on community development. Partnerships with NGOs have resulted in projects ranging from sustainable agriculture to healthcare clinics, fostering an environment of shared responsibility and mutual growth.

NGO Partnership Insight: "Sustainable Collaborations: Machupicchutrek's Alliances with NGOs for Community Development"

6. Cultural Exchange and Cosmovision:

Through cultural exchange programs, Machupicchutrek enables travelers to engage with the local cosmovision, fostering a deep understanding of indigenous beliefs and traditions. This exchange not only enriches the travel experience but also strengthens the global appreciation for the diverse cultural tapestry of the Cusco-Machu Picchu region.

Cosmovision Insight: "Connecting Worlds: Machupicchutrek's Cultural Exchange Initiatives"

Embark on a Machupicchutrek adventure where each step taken not only reveals the wonders of Machu Picchu but also contributes to the sustainable development and cultural resilience of the communities that call this region home.

Cultural Philanthropy: Archaelogical Guardians and Literary Enthusiasts

In the realm of cultural philanthropy, Machupicchutrek stands as a bridge between archaeological wonders and the literary embrace of cultural luminaries. The enchantment of Cusco and its rich heritage has inspired renowned archaeologists and authors to contribute actively to the preservation and celebration of this unique cultural tapestry.

1. Archaeological Philanthropists:

Esteemed archaeologists like Dr. Richard L. Burger and Dr. Lucy Salazar have become fervent advocates for the preservation of Cusco's archaeological treasures. Their philanthropic efforts extend beyond research, actively supporting initiatives that safeguard the archaeological heritage of Machu Picchu and its surrounding areas.

Philanthropic Insight: "Guardians of the Past: Archaeological Philanthropy in Cusco"

2. Literary Ambassadors:

Authors such as Isabel Allende and Mario Vargas Llosa, captivated by the allure of Cusco, have become literary ambassadors for the region. Through their works, they weave tales that not only showcase the historical richness of Machu Picchu but also evoke a sense of cultural pride and responsibility.

Literary Insight: "Ink and Imagination: Literary Icons and their Love for Cusco"

3. Philanthropy's Impact on Archaeological Preservation:

The financial support provided by these philanthropists has led to groundbreaking archaeological discoveries and preservation projects. From restoring ancient structures to funding research expeditions, their contributions have played a pivotal role in unlocking the mysteries of Cusco's past.

Philanthropic Impact: "Cultural Philanthropy Unearthed: Transformative Contributions to Archaeological Preservation"

4. Authorial Charisma:

Isabel Allende's evocative prose and Mario Vargas Llosa's narrative prowess have brought the vibrancy of Cusco to a global audience. Their charismatic portrayals not only attract literary enthusiasts but also serve as a beacon for philanthropic endeavors that focus on the preservation of Cusco's cultural heritage.

Authorial Charisma Insight: "Capturing Cusco: The Authorial Charisma of Allende and Vargas Llosa"

5. Encouraging Cultural Stewardship:

These cultural ambassadors actively encourage cultural stewardship and community engagement. Through partnerships with local initiatives and educational programs, they aim to instill a sense of responsibility among both locals and global admirers of Cusco's cultural treasures.

Cultural Stewardship Insight: "Cultural Legacy: Encouraging Stewardship in Cusco's Global Community"

As Machupicchutrek journeys through the heart of Cusco's cultural landscape, it celebrates the legacy of archaeological philanthropists and literary enthusiasts. Their enduring commitment and enchantment with the region fuel a collective effort to preserve, celebrate, and share the unique heritage that Cusco and Machu Picchu offer to the world.

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