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Conservation at Home | Help save the rainforest

Did you know, 814 bird species have been registered within the grounds of Inkaterra Hotels and areas of influence? That’s equivalent to 93% of Costa Rica’s total bird diversity! But, here in the Peruvian Amazon, deforestation is rife, and Inkaterra are working hard to conserve the habitat of native birds through various sustainability projects. Fancy […]

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Conservation Corridors

For more than 40 years, Inkaterra has worked towards education, protection and sustainable development of the flora, fauna and local cultures of Peru. From research into Cabo Blanco‘s marine ecosystem, to recording the world’s largest collection of native orchid species in their natural habitat (372), Inkaterra has dedicated the past four decades to conservation around […]

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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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15 years of conservation success in Peru for Inkaterra Asociación

Forty years ago in the heart of the Peruvian Amazon, a group of conservationists, headed up by Inkaterra Founder José Koechlin, began a journey of research into biodiversity and conservation. Working under the name of Cusco Amazónico, this group’s dedication to research was the catalyst and founding steps towards the birth of our NGO, Inkaterra […]

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Sustainability, Conservation and the Inkaterra Asociación

As the number of visitors enjoying what Peru has to offer is at an all time high, so is the importance of protecting and preserving iconic landmarks and species. Sustainability, conservation and the Inkaterra Asociación is a relationship that endeavours to preserve and protect these landmarks whilst educating others on the key facts. The Rainforest The […]

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Inkaterra Wins Tourism for Tomorrow Award in Conservation

Inkaterra has been presented with the prestigious Conservation Award by Tourism for Tomorrow. The Tourism for Tomorrow Awards are organized by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the winners were announced at the WTTC’s Global Summit in Tokyo, April 16-19, 2012. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNm-wsXx3pY&w=640&h=360] “It is an honor that Inkaterra has been recognized with such […]

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Discover Inkaterra

After being established in 1975, Inkaterra has been at the forefront of ecotourism and sustainable development in Peru. Since then Inkaterra has been dedicated to authentic travel experiences and preserving biodiversity and local cultures. With properties in the heart of the Machu Picchu cloud forest, deep in the Amazonian rainforest of South-Eastern Peru, nestled in […]

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Latest projects at Inkaterra Asociación

Since its conception in 1975, Inkaterra has long been a pioneer of eco-tourism, conservation and research. In addition to its collection of five luxury properties, visitors can also book a stay at Inkaterra Guides Field Station, located in the Tambopata National Reserve. The Inkaterra Guides Field Station is home to nature lovers, researchers, students, volunteers […]

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The Wonder of Peruvian Ecosystems

Home to 84 of the world’s 103  ecosystems and 28 of the 32 climates on the planet, Peru is one of the world’s 17 megadiverse countries. When combined, these countries make up 70% of the planet’s total biodiversity. Due to this huge variety in the environment, scientists estimate there to be 25,000 plant species, 472 […]

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