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Elvis

CUSCO, Peru

Hello, and welcome to Peru. My name is Elvis, and I'm a local guide based in Cusco.

I am originally from Puerto Maldonado, a gateway to the southern Peruvian Amazon jungle and my parents are from small native Quechua speakers villages of Cusco. I am a lifelong native of Peru.

I have a unique and special relationship with the surrounding flora and fauna, and deep reverence for Quechua culture, of which I am part of and speak the language.

I graduated as a career "Official Tourist Guide" from Higher Education Technological Antonio Lorena in Cusco city. I currently live in Cusco and have worked in tourism more than 13 years, exploring the most beautiful places doing hiking, trekking and classic tours. Let me share with you the amazing history of the incas, pre-incas, colonial history and contemporary news.

I am known for my patience and unassuming presence that puts people at ease and draws them into the stories I tell. My passion for the region is evident in the care I take in passing along wisdom and knowledge.

My tours will be completely customizable. I will give the options and let the customer make the choices. No disagreements on where, when or how long to stop at any point. Together we will customize a tour that suits their needs. Nothing pleases me more than reading feedbacks from my guests, saying how much they enjoyed their tour and compliment me on my extensive knowledge of the area and its history.

I can organize cultural, historical, shopping, walking and photography tours. My Cusco tours are mostly walking tours and I believe that when you walk and use public transportation, you explore and see real life more. I would offer tours that focus on the historical significance in the region. All transportation outside the city will need to be pre-arranged.

Be welcome to Cusco, and start this new experience on your holidays.

A Recent Review of this guide

Roky was "perfect". Knowledgable, personable, sincerely interested in not only meeting but exceeding our every expectation. He was kind and thoughtful in every way. His assistance enabled us to purchase a significant piece of art that we would never have considered without his positive assurance and translation. Skills. He arranged for us to meet the artist, who then proceeded to communicate the symbolism of the beautiful abstract Macchu Picchu interpretation. We will use & refer Roki w/ confidence
Eileen N.

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Credentials

I am a nationally accredited tourism guide in my country. I graduated as a career "Official Tourist Guide" from Higher Education Technological Antonio Lorena in Cusco city - Perú.

I am a graduate of Specialization Program in English language from Language Center of Institute of Higher Education Technological Antonio Lorena in Cusco city - Perú

I am registered in DIRCETUR (Regional Directorate of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Regional Government of Cusco - Peru) with registration number 235.

I am authorized by SERNANP (National Service of Natural Protected Areas by the State - Ministry of Environment of Peru) to lead tours in the Inca road network of the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu and buffers zone, by registration number 1068.

I am qualified as monitor and guide of adventure and rescue of ropes in rough places and first aid by VERTIENTE E.I.R.L (Consultancy and consultancy in work in height and rescue and first aid).

Restrictions

I am not a driver guide but I can arrange transportation upon request.

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Tours by Elvis

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Sacred Valley Day Trip - Private Tour

 unrated

Visiting the most beautiful Inca sites

200 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

8 hours

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Cusco & Sacred Valley of the Incas 2-Day,...

 unrated

Explore the Highlights of Cusco & the Sacred Valley with a local guide!

450 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

2 days

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Machu Picchu Day Trip from Cusco

 unrated

Visit an UNESCO World Heritage Site and enjoy the Andean Scenery!

1150 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

14 hours

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Cusco 5 Hours Private Walking Tour

 unrated

Explore the "Puma" City Of The Incas

150 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

5 hours

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