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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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Uncovering the Past of Machupicchu

Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel can be found nestled in the town of Machu Picchu Pueblo, also known as Aguas Calientes. 83 whitewashed casitas stand in the cloud forest, welcoming adventurous Inkaterra guests. The hotel is an ideal spot to host those looking to explore the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu, but the site of […]

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Semana Santa at Inkaterra

Here in Peru we are in the midst of one of the biggest events of the year: it’s the return of Semana Santa. Commencing on Sunday 25th March with Domingo de Ramos and concluding on 1st April 2018 with the Resurrection of Christ, Semana Santa is considered a period of recollection, commemorating the life, passion […]

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Inkaterra: Guests’ Perspectives

The Sacred Valley of the Incas is characterised by its incomparable mountain vistas, picturesque villages showcasing traditional markets and a wealth of empirical history of the Incas. Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba is the perfect base for exploration of this beautiful corner of Peru. From the property’s Earth to Table concept that encourages guests to harvest their […]

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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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