Conservation and Sustainability

Inkaterra Asociación’s Environmental Workshop

Earlier this month the Inkaterra Asociación lead their latest educational workshop focusing on the environment. The programme has been running for nine years now, lead by a team of professional biologists and Inkaterra guides sharing their extensive knowledge of the surrounding area. The aim of these workshops has always been to help teach the local children how to value […]

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Lima Climate Change Conference #CleanRevolution

The  20th session of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, (COP20) was hosted by the Peruvian Government in Lima, from 1st-12st December. The conference was held to help negations towards a global climate agreement. World leaders and guest speakers  came together to define solutions and policies towards improving climate change. Inkaterra’s Founder José Koechlin was invited to speak […]

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The Inkaterra Asociación’s Coastal Clean-up

Inkaterra Asociación (ITA), the nonprofit organisation established by Inkaterra, recently took part in a national cleaning day, helping to clean the Vilcanota River basin and tributaries around Machu Picchu. The “International Coastal Clean-up” campaign has been running in Peru since 1999, and is still going strong due to the successful partnerships between SERNAP (national services for […]

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Publimetro-Reciclatón Recycling Initiative

At the end of last month we took part in the return of the Publimetro-Reciclatón recycling campaign. Reciclatón aims to promote an environmentally conscious lifestyle. With this in mind, citizens of Guatemala City and surrounding municipalities are invited to collect as much paper, cardboard and plastic bottles as possible. The amassed material is donated to City Paper […]

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World Environment Day at Inkaterra

Yesterday we celebrated World Environment Day: an annual event organised by the UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) to promote awareness and action for the environment worldwide. Over the years, this celebration has grown into a global platform with more than 100 countries participating. Last year, the event was held in Mongolia and focused on anti-food waste […]

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Our Inkaterra January 2014 Workshops

2014 has kicked off to a busy start here at Inkaterra with  several successful workshops for our local community, all with the aim of promoting sustainability and ecotourism here in Peru. So far, there have been events for our Inkaterra guides, the local children and for disabled people around the Machu Picchu area. You can […]

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Here come the girls…

Two female spectacled bears (Tremarctos ornatus) named Kina and Josi have been welcomed into the Bear Rescue Project at Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel. The two bears, who are twins, now have a new place to call home thanks to a collaboration between the Inkaterra Association (ITA)´s representative, resident biologist Carmen Soto at Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo […]

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World Environment Day at Inkaterra

World Environment Day is an annual event that is aimed at being the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action. World Environment Day activities take place all year round and climax on 5 June every year, involving everyone from everywhere. The theme for this year’s World Environment Day celebrations is Think.Eat.Save. Think.Eat.Save is […]

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37th Anniversary Celebrations at Inkaterra

The end of 2012 saw the celebration of Inkaterra’s 37th anniversary. The last three decades have been filled with great memories and successes for Inkaterra who are considered a leader in luxury eco-tourism and conservation in Peru. In collaboration with the Inkaterra Association (ITA) the staff took to the main square on Sunday December 16th, […]

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