Nature & Wildlife

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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A Brief History of the Inka Empire

The Inka Empire was the largest empire in pre-Columbian America and, in the early 16th Century, it was possibly one of the largest empires in the world. The origin myths of the Inka Empire relay stories of a pastoral tribe who carried a magic gold staff, and wherever the staff landed, the Inka people would […]

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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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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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Bird of Mouth

As you will have seen this year at Inkaterra we have been chirping about ‘Year of the Bird’. Societies such as National Geographic and Audubon have grouped together to encourage all birders, experts and novices alike, to mark the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. You will have seen us tweeting for the […]

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Global Big Day 2018

Here at Inkaterra our feathered friends are a key part of everyone’s experience, be that for our guests or our Explorer Guides, birds are paramount. With a total of 814 bird species spreading their wings at our properties, Inkaterra is a bird watcher’s Paradise. That’s why each year we get excited for Global Big Day, […]

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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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