Nature & Wildlife

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Business and Biodiversity Forum 2016

People travelled from all corners of the globe to Mexico for one very important appointment, the 2016 Business and Biodiversity Forum. We are delighted to share that our founder and CEO, José Koechlin, was invited to be a keynote speaker at the Business and Biodiversity Forum (B&BF).  Mr Koechlin was selected because of his 40 years […]

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Wings of Peru

Did you know that Peru is home to more than 1,800 different species of bird (nearly 20% of the world’s bird population) and 45% of all neo tropical birds? In fact, Peru is celebrated for its wide range of biodiversity and is listed as the 3rd country in the world with the largest number of bird species. 62% of South […]

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‘Inka Routes’

This week’s #InkaRoutes: Our journey to becoming a pioneer in ecotourism and sustainability. Our journey began in the unexplored Amazonian Madre de Dios region with a 10,000 hectare private ecological reserve, designed to generate eco-tourism at a time when ecology and conservation were not commonly recognised concepts. This reserve, now named Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica, is still […]

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Bird watching with Inkaterra

When you think of English countryside you would usually imagine green fields, woods and farms. You probably wouldn’t expect to find one of the world’s biggest birding fairs. Well, if you visited the small English town of Oakham last weekend, that is exactly what you would have found. The Rutland BirdFair sees bird lovers and […]

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Your Inkaterra Update

It has been an action packed month for us at Inkaterra! Inkaterra nominated for Best for Outdoor Adventure & Activities’ at the 2016 Wellness Travel Awards We are thrilled with the news that Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel has been nominated for ‘Best for Outdoor Adventure & Activities’ at the 2016 Wellness Travel Awards. Much like all of […]

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Representatives from Smithsonian National Zoo visit the Inkaterra Asociación’s Andean Spectacled Bear Conservation Center

Last month, we were delighted to host a selection of to conservationists from Smithsonian National Zoo at Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel for an exciting collaboration with Inkaterra Asociación’s Andean Spectacled Bear Conservation Center. Amongst the esteemed visitors, we were pleased to host Andean Bear curator, Craig Safoore, chief veterinarian Don Neiffer, and Francisco Dallmeier, Director of the Centre for […]

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The Amazon: A Sloth Adventure

Looking out of the window of the aeroplane I can see nothing but clouds. It’s only a short flight from Cusco – a mere 25 minutes – to my destination, and the anticipation is overwhelming. As the fasten seat belt sign flashes and the Captain announces our descent, the clouds finally start to clear and […]

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Jaguar sighted at Inkaterra

As the sun started to rise above Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica, Inkaterra Explorer Guide, Charles Yauta,  pulled on his walking boots and set off into the heart of the forest, with six intrepid explorers by his side. They were on their way to Lake Valencia, a beautiful oxbow lake with magnificent scenery and an abundance of […]

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Lepanthes miraculum: Orchid Species Registered in the Machu Picchu Cloud Forest

As intrepid explorers make their way through the mists of the mysterious Andean Cloud Forests, they might stumble across some of the rarest, most precious Orchid species in the world, native to the fertile land that surrounds the Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel. Occasionally, a new orchid species is found – the most recent being […]

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