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El Señor de los Milagros; The traditional processions of the Lord of Miracles

The Catholic processions of the Lord of Miracles take place in Lima every year during the month of October. The occasion is in remembrance of the events that transpired following a life-changing earthquake which took place in Lima and El Callao in the 17th century. In the wake of this natural disaster, those in the […]

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Inkaterra Mayu Spa

As you may have read in our August Newsletter, we are extremely excited to announce that the serene Mayu Spa at Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba is now open. Nestled between historic Cusco and the impressive Machu Picchu, surrounded by breathtaking mountains in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, you will find Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba. The contemporary […]

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Hiking In Peru; A Myriad Of Adventures

From the tips of the Andes to the nooks and crannies of the Amazon, Peru offers an array of outdoor activities for the adventurer and the curious alike. Intertwined with history, graced with beauty and packed with adventure, here are four Inkaterra-recommended hiking trails in Peru, guaranteed to keep you occupied and awe inspired this […]

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The History of the Incas

It is said that over 900 years ago, around 1100 CE the Incas migrated to the Cusco valley, seeking a new home for their community. This rich Inca history is embedded deep in the heart of the Cusco region; from the famous 6,000km Great Inca Trail, originally established as a communication pathway between other South […]

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Weaving and Embroidery in Peru; Inspiring the longevity of tradition

Weaving and embroidery are a fundamental part of Peruvian history. From exquisite cottons, decorative techniques and unique dyes, Andean textile traditions date back to as early as 3000 BC and tell tales as elaborate as the labyrinths of the needlework. In creating textiles, these talents were used widely throughout Peru for the creation of costumes […]

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The White-Throated Toucan

Toucans have a beautiful and unique appearance that has led to the species becoming one of the most popular birds worldwide and meant that they are frequently used in advertising due to their unique aesthetic qualities. One of the most well-known toucans in pop-culture is ‘Toucan Sam’, a cartoon character that has been used to […]

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The Churos Project – Snails in the Amazon Rainforest

Since 1978 the Inkaterra Asociación has produced inventories of flora and fauna measuring its impact on areas of influence in the Amazonian rainforest of Madre de Dios (Southern Peru), the cloud forest of Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley of the Incas, the city of Cusco and the sea, desert and tropical forest of Cabo […]

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Chicha de Jora at Inkaterra

Chicha de Jora is a symbolic Peruvian drink. While it is produced in the same way as beer, there is one very big difference between the two beverages; chicha de jora is made from corn, rather than hops. In each region of Peru, you will notice that the recipe differs slightly, this is because each region […]

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Guests’ Perspectives – Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba

Surrounded by breathtaking mountains in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, in-between Cusco and Machu Picchu, you will find Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba. Spanning over one-hundred acres, giving guests an authentic experience in Peru, the contemporary hacienda-style boutique lodges provide guests with a unique stay in the Andes like no other. The unique Earth to Table […]

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