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The Untold Stories of Machu Picchu

With more than 5,000 visitors a day Machu Picchu remains at the top of our bucket lists. Renowned for being one of the most ‘Instagrammable’ places in the world, the ancient citadel is the perfect wanderlust capture. You may already know that the ancient citadel was discovered by Yale professor Hiram Bingham in 1911, who later […]

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The Andean Spectacled Bear Programme

Here at Inkaterra, we’ve got something to ROAR about; we’re delighted to announce an exciting new offering at Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel, offering our guests a unique insight into the day-to-day existence of the real life Paddington Bears.  With next year set to mark the 60th anniversary of the internationally loved Peruvian bear, we […]

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Sustainable tourism in the Millennial era

68% of global travellers were likely to choose an accommodation if they knew it was eco-friendly…And among those who didn’t plan on a stay in a sustainable accommodation, 39% said it was because they didn’t know sustainable accommodations exist - Booking.com survey on Sustainable Travel As we become increasingly aware of the long-term effects we have on […]

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Inti Raymi – the Festival of the Sun in Peru

Visitors from across South America and around the world travel to Cusco in Peru for the annual Inti Raymi festival, the most important ceremony of the Inca Empire calendar. Each winter solstice, native residents honor the Sun God marking the beginning of a new year: the Festival of the Sun. The 24th of June is the most important day of the festival, when a theatrical […]

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Travelling to Peru? Here’s what to pack

Whether it’s your first time traversing the Inkaterra Canopy Walkway in the heart of the Amazon, or your hundredth exploration of the ancient Machu Picchu citadel, it’s important to prepare, preempt and think about what to pack properly when organising a trip to Peru; weather can quickly change, temperatures can fluctuate and storms can brew. Firstly, […]

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Peru

With Peru’s inclusion on National Geographic’s Cool List for 2017 there is no sign of it dropping from the top of travellers’ bucket lists. It is a place full of adventure, national treasures and culture, which entices over three million excited travellers every year. Whether you’re a seasoned Peru visitor, have a trip planned this […]

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Discover Cusco

Inkaterra La Casona – an intricately restored, XVIth. century colonial Peruvian manor house, the first Relais & Châteaux property in Peru and member of National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World – provides a welcome base for explorers venturing out into the vibrant city of Cusco. Those who step through the emerald door of the […]

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Semana Santa

It’s that time of year when the nation comes alive and embraces Semana Santa. Last week, revellers immersed themselves in the religious gathering that leaves no attendee dissatisfied and underwhelmed. This is Peru’s finest religious festival, and visitors from all over the globe flocked to major cities to join the festivities. Those who wish to indulge […]

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The Amazon Rainforest – One of the World’s Largest Pharmacies

The Amazon rainforest, acknowledged by many as one of the largest natural pharmacies in the world, is home to an abundance of natural resources and plants, renowned for their medicinal properties. The protection of these natural elements is fundamental to maintaining this incredible hotspot of biodiversity. Here, we will explore some of the fascinating remedies […]

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