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Arturo Rojas

Peru and Patagonia Trip Leader

Tell us about yourself?
Most of my friends say that I’m a fun guy, but I would just say that I like to smile! I was born and grew up in Lima, so it was where I started guiding. I have travelled the whole of Peru and other parts of South America … and climbed lots of mountains in the Andes. I love kayaking, trekking and playing soccer as well as taking pictures and writing. I really enjoy Peruvian food, and all kinds of food, so I know the best places to find the best dishes!

One sentence that sums you up?
I walk to get away and leave negative thoughts, which helps me to smile for all that I have in life.

One tip for our travellers?
Open all your senses to understand and enjoy a real local experience!

Arturo Active Adventures South America Guide

Testimonials

“Arturo was amazing!!!! He has a great sense of humor, is all inclusive and takes the time to get to know everyone on the trip. He shares his love of Patagonia and most of all made us all laugh after a long day. He's the best!!!!”
-Cindy Jacobs (Waterville, Maine, United States), Charlie Jacobs (Waterville, Maine, United States), Condor January 2018

“Arturo was fabulous. I was not as fit and as ready as I should have been for this trip but he really went out of his way to help me finish and enjoy the hikes. I did not feel rushed and Arturo made a point to encourage me to stop and remind me to look around and take pictures even though I was at the rear of each hike.”
-Soo Shin (New York, New York, United States), Condor February 2017

“Arturo was absolutely fantastic. We especially appreciated his enthusiasm for food and the amount of time and care he put into choosing our restaurants. He also surprised me on my birthday with a tremendous cake--I imagine it took a lot of legwork for him to arrange that in El Chalten! Lovely person and I'm so glad he was our lead guide for this trip. ”
-Ronnie Shi (West Covina, California, United States), Condor December 2016

Why travel with Active Adventures?

Above all, we aim to be amazing hosts. We're proud of our kiwi roots, and our professional, warm and relaxed style of running trips around the world is unforgettable.

We're VERY picky about who we select to work in our team, and we have people from all over the world lining up to guide our trips. So we get to hire the absolute BEST in the business.

As soon as you get off the plane, we've got all the details of your vacation covered – top notch meals, comfortable transport & accommodation, amazing guides and INCREDIBLE service.

Whether you’re new to adventure travel, or you’ve never travelled in a group before, you’ll find yourself arriving home positively different from when you left.

With our small groups (no more than 14), you'll get to know our team, your fellow travellers, and have the flexibility and freedom to do as much (or as little!) as you like.

It's all about getting there under your own steam – on foot, in a sea kayak, or by bike. What better way is there to experience mind blowing scenery? If it's your first time, no worries – our expert guides have got you covered.

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