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Escape The World Cup with Inkaterra

Football fever is spreading across the world thanks to a certain tournament, but those seeking tranquility in South America should look no further than Peru: the perfect destination to escape the hype. No doubt Brazil will be the busiest country in South America this summer with heaps of football fanatics heading over to support their […]

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Fishing at Cabo Blanco

Iconic ‘Miss Texas’ fishing boat is sailing again in Cabo Blanco, with renowned captain Norm Isaacs on the lead. While it currently serves research purposes in the tropical sea of Northern Peru, the Miss Texas gear is also being tested during excursions. This month, the fishing of a 24-pound Mahi-Mahi (Coryphaena hippurus) was caught on […]

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Off the (well) beaten track – Peru’s Alternative Inca Trails

Without doubt, Machu Picchu is the most famous attraction in Peru. The winding Inca trail draws people from across the world, but like so many of the World Heritage Sites, Machu Picchu’s awe and attraction comes at a cost. Over 400,000 people visit every year and, whilst the Peruvian government has restricted the amount of […]

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A group of women called "saumeadoras" carry incense as they follow the procession of Peru's most revered Catholic religious icon through central Lima

Seeing Purple: The Lord of The Miracles Festival in Lima, Peru

October is Mes Morado (or purple month) in Lima, Peru, and the faithful dress from head to toe in purple as a sign of their devotion to El Señor de los Milagros (the Lord of Miracles). This Christ figure, known for its miracle-working powers, is housed in the Church of the Nazarenes, and thousands of […]

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Peru Independence Day

Peru Independence Day – Felices Fiestas Patrias!

This weekend marks the celebration of Peru Independence Day. Peruvians throw parties and hold patriotic celebrations to remember the Declaration of Peru’s Independence by José de San Martín on July 28th 1821.  Across Peru, even in remote communities, homes fly the Peruvian flag from the start of July. It is customary for all Peruvian houses, […]

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Anniversary of Peruvian inspired movies Aguirre, Wrath of God and Fitzcarraldo

This year sees the anniversary of two major movies set in Latin America: Aguirre, Wrath of God (1972) and Fitzcarraldo (1982). Inkaterra shares a very special link with the films, as founder Jose Koechlin was the Peruvian producer of both productions. Director Werner Herzog won the Best Director award for the film Fitzcarraldo at the […]

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Travel to Peru in 2014 with Inkaterra

A new year gives travellers the chance to plan a trip to one of the destinations they have dreamed of visiting. With South America named one of the go-to destinations for 2014, and a 10% increase in tourism to Peru expected, Inkaterra is looking forward to another successful year. Here are just some of the reasons […]

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Inkaterra 2012 Review

A Review of 2012 for Inkaterra

The dawn of a new year is the perfect time to reflect on all that Inkaterra has achieved in 2012; a year filled with great memories, discoveries and successes. 2012 began well with Inkaterra becoming the first Peruvian hotel chain to win the ‘International Certificate in Sustainable tourism’ by the CU Green Choice Sustainable Tourism […]

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Inkaterra: A Harvard Business Review Case Study

Mr. Diego Comín, Professor at Harvard Business School (HBS) has presented Inkaterra in its very own unique case study for Harvard Business School. The case discusses Inkaterra as a leading Peruvian ecotourism organization and the unique business model that is currently in place. The case also emphasizes the potential barriers which exist in the development […]

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