The Randalls arrived from the United States in the small town of Ollantaytambo in the 1970s. Here Joaquin was born, a blue-eyed man with the soul of the Andes, who became the creator of an admirable project that brings together the ancestral customs of the people who embraced him and watched him grow up.
This experience takes you to the farm of his hotel, where you will be immersed in food and cooking traditions, including essential products of the Peruvian highlands. Visit the farm and learn about local vegetables and herbs. See the guinea pigs, rodents native to this area and the primary guest in local feasts.
Familiarize yourself with the production processes of a good coffee. Brought from Europe in the eighteenth century, coffee grows in the high jungle of our country and has been recognized as one of the best worldwide. Learn how to roast the seeds and take home beans full of aroma and flavor.
Visit the distillery and prepare your own “Andean Elixir”, using the best cane distillate of Peru and herbs that you will pick yourself from the garden. It is worth mentioning that a whiskey made from Jora grains is produced here, the only one of its kind in the world.
With the help of a local chef, prepare and taste traditional dishes without fusions, just as they have been served in the high Andean communities for a very long time.
To ensure the well-being and safety of our travelers and staff throughout our operational chain, Terra Explorer will comply with the health and safety measures and protocols established by the Peruvian Association of Adventure Tourism and Ecotourism (APTAE), and implement the Covid-19 health and safety guidelines for adventure tourism developed by the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA).
Our experiences are designed considering the least possible exposure, where the final destinations are usually remote places. By their very nature, our adventure activities are considered to be low risk, mainly because they are performed outdoors where ventilation is constant and making it easy to achieve social distancing.
During these times we are working together with a small staff of honorable people who have been part of the Terra Explorer family for many years. They and their families are aligned with the established health and safety measures. Employing these staff members also seeks to reactivate the local economy.
We guarantee a safe, soul-fulfilling trip to all our travelers for whom we make these adventures possible.
Terra Explorer will strictly comply with the safety, cleaning, and hygiene protocols during our internal processes, third parties, and throughout your trip. This involves:
Follow the instructions related to health and safety given by the Terra Explorer team and your guide, before and during your trip.
Stay home if:
With the intention of delivering the most flexibility at the time of confirming your trip, we will determine the amount of the initial deposit individually and according to your itinerary characteristics.
Secure your trip with a deposit and pay the rest in one or more payments, at a time that suits you best. Please make sure you adhere to our policy and pay in full at least 31 days prior to your trip date.
If you need to cancel your trip, we will apply the following flexible policies.
For more detailed information on our terms and conditions and Covid-19 policies, please contact us at [email protected]