Pepe Lucho Corpancho

Pepe Lucho Corpancho, of Cusco, Peru, is an experienced trekking guide who has been leading groups in Peru and the Amazon since 1985. His specialties are star-gazing, botany, and Peruvian cultures, and he loves to cook. Pepe Lucho speaks English and basic Quechua, the language of the Andes, along with his native Spanish.

Upcoming Trips:

Hiker's Journey to Machu Picchu, August 31-September 8, 2014
Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, November 21-29, 2014

Client Testimonials:


Pepe Lucho is a marvel, entertaining, solicitous of our comfort, able to manage snarls quickly, very knowledgeable—and a barrel of laughs! Steve B., Incline Village NV
Machu Picchu Lodge to Lodge
Pepe was always making sure the group was safe, feeling good, and having a great time. Kenneth H., Mechanicsville, VA
Machu Picchu Lodge to Lodge
Pepe is an outgoing, gracious leader with tremendous knowledge of the region. His personal contacts in the region added wonderful elements to the trip. William H., Bainbridge Island WA
Machu Picchu Lodge to Lodge
Pepe Lucho’s enthusiasm and knowledge of mountains, birds, orchids, and local people really added a lot. Joe L., Stanford, CA
Machu Pichu Lodge to Lodge
Pepe knows a lot about the natural fauna and flora and was most entertaining - very easy to be with and a lot of fun. Maeve O., Walnut Creek, CA
Cordillera Huayhuash Trek
Pepe was so well versed in archaeology, the rich layers of pre-Inca cultures and Incan culture, that he made a huge difference in our experience. We couldn't have asked for a better guide. Cappie G., Santa Rosa, CA
Peru Explorer
Pepe was fun, entertaining, extremely knowledgeable about the trail and area, and took top notch care of us. By the end of the trip, we trusted him completely and couldn't take a step without him. What a difference it makes to have someone with you who's been doing this for over 20 years and still loves it as much as he does. Margot M., Miami Beach, FL
Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
Pepe was an amazing leader. He took great care of all of us and took the time to really help us to understand the country and the real people living there. Karen R., Saugus, MA
Hiker's Journey to Machu Picchu