Responsible People Foundation Cusco

Responsible People



We have launched the "Responsible People Foundation" as we would like to better the lives of the Andean people. We believe that tourism can be the greatest means how to reach it. The principle of this project is that each time you participate, you contribute to various remote Andean villages, for instance, Cochayoc. Moreover, we multiply every your contribution giving our own money.
We would like to use the means to support new social projects, schools, children and single mothers to help them to improve the quality of their lives.

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Responsible Travel

06 December 2018
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In recent years, the increase in awareness of the impact of our activities on the natural, economic and social environment has extended to the form of tourism, which has led to the emergence of a new way of traveling called responsible tourism. Responsible travel seeks to contribute to the maintenance and protection of the patrimonial, cultural and natural assets of the destinations with the ultimate goal of promoting sustainable development ...
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Trekking in the Andes

04 December 2018
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The great Andes mountain chain stretches the entire length of the South American, and made up of dozens of individual mountain groups known as Cordilleras. In Peru, these snow-capped peaks have been the source of superstition, frustration and inspiration to mankind for thousands of years. And modern-day outdoor enthusiasts have found that walking around mountains is as much of a thrill as climbing them. For these trekkers, Peru is a paradise. Mountain ...
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Community support

03 December 2018
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The peasant communities of the Region are home to 111,083 families; being the communities of the provinces of Canchis (14,583 families), Chumbivilcas (13,681 families), Quispicanchi (11,637 families) and Espinar (10,385) those that host the largest number of peasant families. These provinces also have the lowest human development indexes (HDI) in the Region: Canchis (0.5076 HDI), Chumbivilcas (0.4904 HDI), Quispsicanchi (0.4909 HDI) and Espinar (0.5313 HDI). The largest number of ...
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Trip without plastics

06 November 2018
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When you travel it is as if the world stopped and nothing that happens in it matters. You are enjoying every minute of travel that the rest passes to the background. On this occasion I want to talk to you about a topic that usually goes totally unnoticed in travel: Trip without plastics. Have you ever wondered, how many plastic containers do you use on a daily basis while you are ...
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Machu Picchu Tickets

13 September 2018
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Getting access to the Archaeological Park of Machu Picchu is not as simple as it seems, but it is definitely not very difficult. Regulated under the administration of the Regional Ministery of Culture (Cusco), if you want to get a ticket to Machu Picchu 2019, you must book it through its website. In addition, once you have made your reservation official, you will have a maximum of six hours to ...
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Responsible Travel company

10 September 2018
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Responsible people is an responsible travel company, involved in responsible tourism in each of the trips. We want to ensure a sustainable tourism for the next generations that allows Cusco to continue growing and offering spaces of nature and archaeological attractions to all our visitors According to our point of view, the considerations to take into account "responsible travel company" in our country as well as in any other should ...
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When is the best time to hike the Inca Trail?

05 September 2018
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The Inka Trail that leads to the famous Inka citadel of Machu Picchu in Cusco, is one of the most popular and well-known excursions in Peru. The walk from Kilometer 43 groups a series of Inkas archaeological remains incredibly preserved. Along the route the natural landscape is impressive, with incredible views of snow-capped mountains and the cloud forest.   Visitors from all over the world come to Peru, not only to ...
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Endangered Machu Picchu

03 September 2018
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The next time you scroll through the pictures of your friends in Machu Picchu, on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook, and see beautiful views of the Inca city surrounded by mountains; know that in many cases, there are dozens of people behind that isolated photo waiting for their turn to obtain a photograph of that same place. The fame caused by Instagram and other platforms and social media has helped ...
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Wildlife of the Sierra

02 August 2018
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The Andes of Peru have been heavily populated by wildlife for thousands of years, In Inca times all types of Andean wildlife enjoyed a form of protection, and although periodic hunts occurred, these were few and the privilege of the ruling class. After the Spanish conquest and the breakdown of the Inca infrastructure, wild animals were hunted indiscriminately and consequently suffered a population decline which was further advanced by ...
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Salkantay Trek Guide

31 July 2018
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The Salkantay Trail is an old alternative path to the Inca Trail, along the route you can see beautiful landscapes with ecological diversity of flora and fauna, an excellent trekking route for adventure-loving travelers. Also this excursion is denominated as one of the alternate routes to reach the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. This hike takes its name from the magnificent Nevado Salkantay, a natural work belonging to the Vilcabamba ...
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Daily Life in the Andes

30 July 2018
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The route to most villages in the Andes is a narrow, graded-earth road, in the winter baked concrete-solid under the fierce dry-season sun, in the summer awash with torrents of rain, slick with mud, narrowed or closed by rock-slides. These roads wind tortuously through the mountains, making complicated switchbacks up and down thier flanks or following deep river valleys. The vehicles that ply them, the means of transportation readily ...
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How far in advance do I need to book the Inca Trail

13 July 2018
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How far in advance do I need to Book the Inca Trail? Usually all adventure travellers ask this question. How long in advance you need to book?  - 6, 5 or 3 month or 1 year in advance?. The Inca Trail is the most popular hike to Machu Picchu and the most famous of the world. On 2019, the Ministry of Culture and Sernanp created the new regulations and ...
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Nazca Lines Mystery

11 July 2018
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The Nazca Lines mystery with centuries of history still remains unresolved today. Why are they there? What meaning do they have? What was its function? How old are you? Were the Nazca really the ones who made them? Though the Nazca Lines are difficult to see from the ground due to their enormus size, some can be seen from nearby hillsides. It´s widely believed that the lines were first properly ...
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