Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Together, Edgar and the team have won various awards and have become one of the leading tour operators in the whole of Peru. Focusing on small groups and high standard tours, they are able to put together the perfect tour package for any traveler.

Each member of our team is specially trained in their field and continues to receive further training along the road with us. They work their socks off to ensure your vacation is everything it can be and more. You can sit back and relax knowing that the hard work is being done for you.

When you contact someone from our team, you’ll get a timely response with all the information you need to plan your trip. Don’t be afraid to ask them anything you want as they’ll always find the answer.

Want something more personalized? No problem. Let our team know what you want, and they’ll do everything in their power to ensure your vacation is exactly how you want it. Tailor-made trips are what we do best.

So, without further ado, let’s learn a little more about the founder and the rest of the team.


Edgar Catunta

Edgar Catunta

Owner & Director

Edgar Catunta - Manager and Founder

With 10 years worth of hands-on experience in the tourism industry, Edgar has always been focused on bringing unique, exclusive services to every single individual, and in this way, has achieved success on the principal route led by Salkantay Trekking: Inca Trail Salkantay – Machu Picchu, with their own private campsites: Sky Camp in Soraypampa, Andean Huts in Chaullay, and Jungle Domes in Lucmabamba.

He founded the company in 2013 and has helped grow Salkantay Trekking rapidly. Edgar has traveled to many countries, including Spain, the United States, Nepal, Chile, Bolivia, and Brazil, which has helped him study the services in other parts of the world and use the best aspects as a combination for Salkantay Trekking, resulting in a very high-quality and personalized product.


Salkantay Trekking Team

Thanks to our team, we’ve grown as a company and are proud to inform you that:

  • We have a well-deserved reputation for innovation, high-quality service, and for putting together once-in-a-lifetime trips.
  • The accumulated expertise of the whole of Salkantay Trekking allows you to maximize your enjoyment on vacation and experience your chosen destination to the fullest.
  • There are groups of trekkers enjoying a Salkantay Trekking adventure as we speak. We offer daily departures every day of the year.
  • Our hikes cover the Vilcabamba Mountain Range, all the way from Mollepata to Machu Picchu.

Meet all our collaborators who make your trip the best it can be.

What makes these trips different?

We believe that a vacation should be more than a hotel room, a flight and a rental car. It should be more than the sum of its parts. We also believe a challenge can help you grow and a trip can stir the soul. We create journeys worth taking - for the traveler, for the host and for the world.

  • Logotype: TOURCERT - Travel for Tomorrow
  • Logotype: AATC - Asociación de Agencias de Turismo de Cusco
  • Logotype: CALTUR - Plan Nacional de Calidad Turística
  • Logotype: DIRCETUR - Dirección Regional de Comercio Exterior y Turismo Cusco
  • Logotype: MINCETUR - Ministerio de Comercio Exterior y Turismo
  • Logotype: PERU BRAND - Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Peru
  • Logotype: SERNANP - Servicio Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas por el Estado