Jose Luis is from Cuzco and began his career at the Tambopata National Reserve and Bahuaja Sonene National Park where he trained as a naturalist and worked as a resident guide. Later he worked with Paul Donahue in Manu National Park.
Jose Luis specializes in natural history and birding tours but is also a certified culture and history guide.
José Luis is an Official Tour Guide with a degree in tourism.
He often guides Kolibri Expeditions groups in the South, but also knows the birds of the North well.