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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...more
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Urubamba, Peru
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 28 June 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!

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Reviewed 18 May 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
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Reviewed 27 April 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
Thank emanuelegotuzzo
Stephano G, Owner at Andean Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 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 7 January 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
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Reviewed 24 December 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
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Reviewed 19 December 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 9 November 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
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Reviewed 8 November 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
Thank LauraV5311
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

My friend and I met Stephano in Urubamba. He showed us some nice ruins around Calca and Urubamba. Stephano has so much to tell and gives you another view of the area than classical guides. You can learn a lot about inca and pre-inca culture....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Shannon W
20 April 2016|
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
20 August 2015|
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
Svetlana H
14 July 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