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Casa Hacienda San Juan

  • Casa Hacienda San Juan
  • Casa Hacienda San Juan
  • Casa Hacienda San Juan
  • Casa Hacienda San Juan
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Casa Hacienda San Juan is a working ranch and dairy farm welcoming guests in the fertile mountain valleys of remote Andean Peru.

The Hacienda San Juan de Pillo is a Spanish colonial ranch close to the town of Pampas, reached via the scenic Mantaro Gorge but only accessible by 4WD. It’s a unique place to stay, and you can really feel a part of the life of the working farm, as well as participate in leisure activities such as horse riding, cycling and forest walks.

In common with other properties in this area of rich pasture, the welcoming ranch hosts a dairy farm and stables. There are many heavily tiled outbuildings surrounding the property’s own white-washed baroque church. Light floods in through floor to ceiling windows on to the ample lounges, stuffed with plump sofas, and the restaurant. A bar and log fire give the place a cosy feel on chilly nights.

There are 22 guest rooms including some dormitories with bunk beds. All have private facilities.

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What our clients say

  • Most Memorable Moment?: One day hike to Sun Gate/Macchu Picchu

    SF, Woking
  • Most Memorable Moment?: Cusco - such a great atmosphere with so much history.

    MH, Manchester
  • Highlight?: The train journey to M Picchu and seeing M Picchu - absolutely awesome and I got a seat on the left of the train (for best views!). The tour…

    MP, Amersham
  • Most memorable experience: "Impossible to pick! Machu Picchu, the floating Uros Islands, the Nazca Lines, and seeing the condors were all incredible experiences that we will never forget."

    KF, Reading
  • Highlight: Being able to recreate photographs at Sasqaywaman above Cusco of our relatives who came to live in Peru in 1910. 

    CC, Bristol
  • “The range of experiences was like an assault course on the senses. The geography, the cultural diversity, the wildlife, the colours.” 

    RC, Ealing
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Our Expert's Opinion

Juliet
Juliet Ellwood Travel Expert After graduating with a degree in Anthropology and History and having been fascinated by Latin America since childhood by the book featuring photos of Nazca, Juliet first visited the region in 2003. Since then, Juliet has visited the majority of countries in Latin America but has particularly extensive experience with Peru, a country she loves for many reasons but not least, its incredible archaeological richness and delicious food!

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  • Sophie
    Sophie Barber - Travel Expert

    Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia and beyond to Antarctica.

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    Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tour sales team.

  • Millie
    Millie Davies - Travel Expert

    Having caught the travel bug as a child, Millie has travelled all over Latin America before making her home in Buenos Aires for 3 years.

  • Sallly
    Sally Dodge - Travel Expert

    A former Journey Latin America tour leader, Sally spent 7 years working, travelling and living throughout Latin America before returning to the UK to help people arrange their own adventures to this wonderful destination.

  • Alex
    Alex Walker - Travel Expert

    A globetrotter since her childhood, Alex spent a year studying abroad in Guadalajara and has returned to Latin America countless times since then.

  • Juliet
    Juliet Ellwood - Travel Expert

    After graduating with a degree in Anthropology and History and having been fascinated by Latin America since childhood by the book featuring photos of Nazca, Juliet first visited the region in 2003. Since then, Juliet has visited the majority of countries in Latin America but has particularly extensive experience with Peru, a country she loves for many reasons but not least, its incredible archaeological richness and delicious food!

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