Experiences

Chicha de Jora at Inkaterra

Chicha de Jora is a symbolic Peruvian drink. While it is produced in the same way as beer, there is one very big difference between the two beverages; chicha de jora is made from corn, rather than hops. In each region of Peru, you will notice that the recipe differs slightly, this is because each region […]

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In Conversation With Head Chef Rafael Casin

Rafael Casin, Inkaterra’s Corporate head of F&B and Chef, is best known for his ingenious take on sustainable food, bringing the ‘Earth to Table’ concept to Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba‘s guests who wish to get closer to the traditional Andean way of eating. What inspired our extraordinary chef to think of and extend his food philosophy […]

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Celebrating Fiestas Patrias in Peru

In addition to mouth-watering Peruvian cuisine, from ceviche to Pisco sour cocktails, and our awe-inspiring Andean landscape, Peru boasts many exciting traditional holidays, including the joyous celebration of Fiestas Patrias. Apart from Christmas, Fiestas Patrias is one of the most important celebrations of the year for Peruvians; a two-day national holiday that takes place in […]

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Seven Wonders of the World – Machu Picchu, the Incan Citadel that Stood the Test of Time

Celebrating architectural precision and harmonic collaboration, the Seven Wonders of the World have been admired for centuries, dating back to the ancient world, and have gracefully stood the test of time into our modern ages. Originally defined as themata, the Greek for ‘things to be seen’, Seven Wonders of the Ancient world consisted of the […]

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Inkaterra: Guests’ Perspectives – El Mapi by Inkaterra

Nestled amid the historic sanctuary of Machu Picchu, El Mapi by Inkaterra is a cosy yet contemporary lodge that goes to the beat of its own drum. Offering a down-to-earth and understated break, explorers can indulge in the spirited and welcoming atmosphere of the nearby town which showcases colourful local markets, food and music. Whilst at […]

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The ancient rituals of Inti Raymi

Quechuan for ‘Festival of the Sun’, the ancient celebration of Inti Raymi dates back to Pachacutec – a leader of the Incan Dynasty who lived from 1,438 to 1,471. The ceremony originally spanned nine days during the winter solstice and venerated the most important god, Inti. Today, celebrations are predominantly held in one day on 24th June […]

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Inkaterra: Guests’ Perspectives – Inkaterra Hacienda Concepción

Travel deep into the heart of the Amazon to discover the incredible Inkaterra Hacienda Concepción – where the story of Inkaterra first began. A truly magical setting for our first Inkaterra property, twenty four private cabanas sit majestically on stilts and a six-room casa grande with high ceilings and rustic thatched roofs are peppered around […]

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Renowned filmmaker and screenwriter, Werner Herzog, returns to Peru to share his filmmaking expertise

We sat down with key coordinator, Gabriel Meseth, to discuss the recent event hosted by Inkaterra alongside the world renowned German filmmaker and screenwriter, Werner Herzog, who returned to Peru to share his expertise in Lima. Partnering with Black Factory Cinema, the Werner Herzog Master Class event was an opportunity for young filmmakers and enthusiasts […]

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Relax, refuel and reconnect with Inkaterra

Mindfulness, and the ability to reconnect with your body in everyday life, is becoming increasingly important. Whether it’s meeting deadlines at work, rushing to buy Christmas presents, or making enough time for our friends, there’s always something on our mind. A travel trend predicted to soar in 2018 is the need for ‘Break-up Breaks’, holidays […]

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