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Cem Inal

South America Trip Leader

Cem was born and raised in Turkey, and started guiding when he was 18 years of age. He used to guide mostly rafting and sea kayaking, but once he arrived in Chile, in 2005, he has guided much more hiking. With around 20 years of experience guiding, Cem has seen it all, and can handle any situation out there in the 'field'. 

Cem is relatively new to Active Adventures, and we are so lucky to have him on board. He has been a trip leader for us most recently in South America. When he's not guiding (which isn't much of the time by the sound of his busy life!) Cem can be found listening to music, cooking, and enjoying carpentry work.

Testimonials

  • "Cem was organized, responsive, even-tempered, knowledgeable and fun. He was a fantastic guide and I have nothing but positive things to say about him. When I wasn't feeling well one day, he made sure I was doing well.”
    Amy Linsky (Boston, Massachusetts, United States) Condor Dec 25 2016
  • “Cem was the guide that connected with everyone. Patient, kind, knowledge of the area, flora, we LOVED him!”
    Kirt West (Reston, Virginia, United States) Condor Dec 25 2016
  • “Cem has been very attentive and caring, helpful, patient and encouraging.”
    Ami Oren (Los Angeles, California, United States) Condor Jan 18

7 Day Jaguar Adventure

“I have nothing but positive reviews for this week-long adventure of a lifetime (I would have loved to stay on for the full 14 day experience, but unfortunately work responsibilities limited my time away). As a seasoned solo traveler/hiker, and it being my 30th birthday week, I must rank this trip as my top guided-tour experience. Everything from the Lares Inca Trail experience (with its less crowded characteristics making it a much more attractive alternative to the Classic Inca Trail, at least to me), to the accommodations, the food (which can be catered to most anyone’s dietary needs, at least from what I experienced both first hand and from others in the group...still not sure how the chef/porters can transport all that fresh food and whip up such fantastic meals miles and miles from the nearest town!?), our tour leader Daniel and other affiliated guides and porters...quite honestly above and beyond what my original expectations were for the trip! I met several fellow hikers from around the world with whom I bonded and would now call lifelong friends, and have numerous photos and memories to last a lifetime! I would also like to mention that during our 4 day/3 night hike, we encountered several other hikers along the trail who were with various other tour companies (some of which I had researched prior to booking with Active Adventures), and were told several stories about various mishaps and/or negative experiences they were having with their tour leaders...perhaps we lucked out with our fantastic tour leader, but I definitely do not regret for a second my decision to ring in the third decade of my life with Active Adventures! I can’t thank you guys enough and will definitely keep you in mind for my next hiking adventure, wherever that may be :)”
Kevin Bui's Review Image
– New Hampshire, United States
Jaguar 2017, October 2017
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Expert LOCAL Guides & Trip Leaders

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Small Groups

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