Daniel Bustamante – Owner Bio
Daniel was born and raised in Cusco and is extremely proud of his heritage. He attended the Universidad Nacional de San Antonio Abad del Cusco and earned a degree in Tourism as well as holds a postgraduate certificate in Environmental Impact Evaluations from Universidad San Marcos de Lima. Daniel is a self-proclaimed adrenaline junkie and an avid mountain biker. He has a love for travel, adventure sports and trekking in the high Andes – however, his biggest passion is for the Amazon. He has been a well-respected guide in the Cusco Region of Peru as well as Manu National Park & Biosphere Reserve for more than 25 years. Daniel is extremely focused on raising awareness of the issues that surround his beloved Amazon and enjoys educating people about the rainforest to ensure its survival for future generations.
Peru Eco Expeditions was originally conceptualized by Daniel in 2006 while he was living and working at a research station in the Amazon and subsequently founded with Sara Bustamante in 2011.