Category: About

Dedicated to eco-tourism

To offset the carbon footprint of international air travel, Earthbound Adventures plants 30 trees for each trekker. We’re the only company that does this. We strictly limit the number and size of the groups to lessen the impact on the fragile ecosystems.

First to offer Inca Trail alternatives

Earthbound Adventures was the first to offer alternatives to the Inca Trail, which gives hikers a choice of less-traveled paths for a more intimate, genuine taste of the amazing Peruvian landscape and culture.

Porters treated as experienced professionals

Our porters’ wages are above industry standards. We are the only company that provides special carrying frames and state-of-the-art equipment for the porters’ comfort and safety. We guarantee the number of porters is sufficient for the group size.

Vast, first-hand trekking experience

Unlike other tour operators, Earthbound Adventures founder Tony Cohen hiked the South American continent for four years straight, then spent the next three years touring Canada, Alaska, and Southeast Asia. He has been in your boots and knows what trekkers want and need.


Earthbound Adventures is the only U.S. tour company licensed by the government of Peru (Link to Inca Trail licenses) Being licensed to do business in Peru completely eliminates the hassle, uncertainty and expense of dealing with third-party subcontractors and middlemen. We have control over all the details, and are accountable for all government-approved equipment, guides,… Read more »