MANAGER AND FOUNDER: Abel Quillahuaman
As the owner of AB Expeditions, Abel leads the company with laser focus. He is recognized for his passion, excellence as a leader and as a visionary in the tourism industry.Abelito, as he is affectionately called, grew up in the mountains, attending elementary and high school in the Quechuan village Chusso which is 3800 meters about sea level. While working for 3 years as a porter on the Inca Trail, he worked under unfair conditions and suffered mistreatment. He chose to quitThat job, move to Cusco and study tourism at the National Institute Tupac Amaru. For the next five years, he completed his tourism education, mastered English and earned a job as a guide. While working as a guide, he again observed first-hand how companies mistreat their employees through inadequate wages and unfair work practices. He knew his calling and began his company AB Expeditions with the mission of fair treatment for employees working in the tourism industry
Elsa grew up in the Andes, her father was a cook and she used to follow her father to Ausangate trek then she decided to study tourism in Antonio Lorena institute where she learned management so she works at AB Expeditions office.
Our Chefs: Aurelio, Eusebio, and Christobal
We work with a local family from the town of Alqatari. they speak Quechua and Spanish, they are so hardworking and trustworthy. Come join us and learn Quechua, the language of the Incas, they will be so happy to teach you!, they got excellent knowledge of Peruvian gastronomy, that is why they work with us.
Head Guide: David
David has been leading treks and tours for over 7 years. He feels lucky to have the beautiful mountains as his office and loves to help his groups discovery and explore the trails. He is passionate about Peruvian culture, history and especially Machu Picchu.
Head Guide: Franco
Franco was born in Cusco city, he mainly guides mainly Machu Picchu trip, Inca Trail and lares trek. his knowledge of the history of the Incas is amazing. Make sure to ask him many questions!
Hed Guide: Delia
Delia has 10 years experience as a tourist guide. Her favorite trek is Ausangate. Once you join us on our Ausangate multi day trek. You will meet her. She is fun
Head Guide: Alberto
Alberto is very keen in group business and has excellent expertise in guiding. He is happy to guide all of our customers from all over the world
Head Guide: Aldair
Aldair is one of the best guide that we have in AB Expeditions team. He loves to explain about Inca history and love to hike the Ausangate. He will teach about the flora and fauna of all Cusco Region.
Head Guide: Jacob
Jacob has been leading treks and tours for over 9 years. A Cusco native, he is proud of and loves to share his knowledge of Inca history, culture, and the beautiful mountain trails with travelers from all over the world.
Head Guide: Mijail
Mijail has been guiding for over 12 years. He loves to work in the mountains and is very proud his Peruvian culture. He brings passion and dedication on each trip he guides. He enjoys teaching travelers about the rich, beautiful Inca history. He loves guiding because it lets him share his culture with people from all over the world.
Head Guide: Yobani
Yobani is one of our amazing guides, he loves to take pictures. His knowledge and experience are incredible, he mainly guides Rainbow Mountain Trip, so If you wanna have unforgettable pictures of the Rainbow Mountain, ask for him!
Head Guide: Fredy
Fredy has been leading treks and tours for over 12 years. His true passion is guiding to spectacular natural wonders and amazing ruins left behind by the Incas. He has always been fascinated by history and speaks Quechua, which has been essential to understanding Inca culture.