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Lovebirds: A Guide to Exploring Peru as a Two

In the aftermath of Valentine’s Day, we at Inkaterra are continuing to spread the love with our top suggestions for couples visiting Peru. Spend the night in one of the most special and intimate places in the world: the Canopy Tree House at Inkaterra Reserva Amazónica, with only the hubbub of the neighbouring jungle wildlife […]

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The Peru Bucket List: Why to visit Peru in 2018

The beginning of the year is, for many, a time for planning our next adventure. Where will this year take us? What exploration lies ahead? Our bucket list is a medley of cities to stroll, coastlines and rainforest to admire. Peru, of course, is always top of our wanderlust list as a country which always […]

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Eco-Traveller’s Choice

As we become more educated and exposed to the effect we have on the environment, many of us are starting to make frequent eco-conscious decisions. This extends to our travel itineraries, with 65% of global travellers intending to stay in ‘green’ accommodation at least once, according to Booking.com in their 2017 survey. This is a […]

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Filming in Peru with Werner Herzog

Over forty years ago – with no more than a spoken word and a handshake – our Founder and CEO, José Koechlin, became co-producer of what is now considered one of the greatest films of all time, and a turning point in the development of tourism in Peru  – Aguirre, the Wrath of God. Both […]

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A Peruvian Christmas

Around the world, Christmas, for many, evokes a sense of joy. It is a time when families gather together and reflect on the year that has gone by, share stories and exchange gifts, usually accompanied by a range of edible delights. Peru is no different and has been celebrating Christmas for centuries and practising traditions […]

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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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