In The Media

We are often recognised for our specialist expertise in travel in Peru and South America and regularly provide insider information, insight and advice to top publications from around the world. The following are a series of articles, blogs and other press outlets where Aracari has appeared over the years. Have a look at Aracari in the media below.

Compelo Magazine

21st April 2017

Aracari's founder and CEO Marisol is interviewed by the online publication, describing why she gave up her financial services job in London to start Aracari.

Men's Health

7th April 2017

Men's Health Magazine, the biggest men's liefestyle print and digital brand in the UK, has featured a surf trip to Chicama with Aracari in its round up of 80 adventures from around the world.

Tatler Singapore

22nd February 2017

If you're looking for a gastronomic adventure, check out these suggestions from Singapore Tatler, with Aracari's Peru with Flavor itinerary featured at number 8.

Condé Nast Traveller

6th February 2017

Journalist Chris Moss and photographer Julian Capmeil travelled to La Paz with Aracari, and their 10-page feature in the March edition of the magazine takes you on a journey of discovery through La Paz, with many of Aracari’s new experiences and special contacts highlighted

Refinery 29

16th January 2017

Travel experts share their picks of where they want to travel to in 2017. Daisy Bird, founder of luxury travel PR agency, Bird PR, picks a food tour of Lima, visit to Kuelap and Belmond's new luxury sleeper train, all arranged by Aracari


11th January 2017

In the February 2017 edition of Tatler, journalist Sarah Gilbert reviews Atemporal, the new boutique hotel in Lima, with Aracari named as the operator to book it through!

Olive Magazine

31st December 2016

Journalist Lucy Gilmore writes a detailed round-up on the tastes of Peru, including unique foodie experiences in Lima with Aracari's Maria Julia showcasing the best in-the-know foodie spots.

The Telegraph

8th November 2016

Journalist Chris Moss travelled to Peru with Aracari. His guide to Machu Picchu names Aracari as the best way to visit 'Like An Inca' doing it in luxury and style.


12th December 2016

Aracari's exclusive-access tour of Tacama was featured in today's Hotlist for London's Metro newspaper. The piece was subsequently syndicated for Metro East Midlands, South Wales, Liverpool, South West, North East, and North West.


25th November 2016

Following on from journalist Sarah Gilbert’s trip earlier this year, Tatler has published glowing reviews for the new Explora Valle Sagrado and Amantica Lodge.

Condé Nast Traveler

22nd November 2016

CEO and Founder of Aracari, Marisol, has been selected once again on the prestigious Conde Nast Top Travel Specialist List, 2016. The list features the world's top travel specialists. Marisol is recognised in her field as a specialist for Peru & Bolivia.


28th October 2016

Feature by journalist Beatriz Choi, showcasing Aracari's connections and experiences in Lima, after she travelled with Aracari.

Financial Times - How to Spend It

24th October 2016

Following a visit to Lima with Aracari Travel, journalist James Henderson highlights a wealth of experiences and insider knowledge Aracari can offer in his 'Smooth Guide to Lima'

Sunday Times Travel Magazine

10th October 2016

Journalist Stanley Stewart writes a six-page spread on Lima, including experiencing the Lord of the Miracles procession and heading to a late night Peña with Aracari specialist guide Ronald Elward.

The Guardian

8th October 2016

Journalist Sarah Gilbert writes about her visit to Callao Monumental, the edgy urban art and community regeneration project with Aracari.

Condé Nast Traveller

6th October 2016

Journalist David Annand took a tour of Lima’s historic centre with Aracari’s specialist guide Luis Villacorta, and writes a glowing review of their day together.

The Mayfair Magazine

5th October 2016

The article highlights Aracari’s exclusive contacts and expertise in La Paz, including touring the Cholets buildings with Freddy Mamani and includes a mention of ATIX.


19th September 2016

London daily newspaper Metro featured Aracari's new culinary and cultural tours in Lima in this week's hotlist. The feature was subsequently syndicated to Metro Scotland, Metro South West, Metro North East, Metro North West, Metro East Midlands, Metro Liverpool and Metro South Wales.

Sunday Times Travel Magazine

5th September 2016

Aracari's 'Best of Bolivia' itinerary is included in the Sunday Times Travel Magazine's hot list of the best ways to backpack in luxury.

National Geographic Traveller

31st August 2016

Aracari featured in National Geographic's August Hot List of exciting new openings and events from across the world, with the opening of Atix in La Paz.


15th August 2016

The opening of Atix and Aracari’s experiences in La Paz have been included in the paper’s hotlist, which rounds up the newest and most exciting developments in travel.

The Wall Street Journal

13th August 2016

Aracari has featured in an article which focuses on mile-stone travel birthdays, with Marisol recounting her experience of celebrating her birthday in Cusco and giving advice on ways to make a ‘travel birthday’ a success.

CNN Travel

11th August 2016

Aracari's Best of Bolivia itinerary is listed in this feature on the ’10 best places to travel in South America after the Olympics’ which includes La Paz and soon to open 5-star boutique hotel Atix.

Lonely Planet - Experiences in South America

9th August 2016

With the Olympics taking the spotlight in Rio, Lonely Planet provides a round up of alternative experiences in South America. Aracari is featured with highlights from La Paz.

Wall Street Journal: A Hiker's Paradise in Peru (No, Not that One)

28th July 2016

Journalist John Miller goes off the beaten track and explores Colca Canyon near Arequipa, with Aracari recommended as a local tour operator.

MoneyWeek: The best beaches for surfers

22nd July 2016

In a roundup of the best beaches in the world for surfers, Marisol recommends Punta Hermosa and the Kon-Tiki Surfboard Museum, just south of Lima.

House Seven

19th July 2016

House Seven, the newsletter for members club SOHO House in London, featured a quote from Aracari CEO Marisol Mosquera as a Peruvian travel expert. Marisol recommends Hotel B, Callao Monumental and KiChic in Mancora for London creatives looking for an exclusive escape to Peru.

Condé Nast Traveller: 10 Amazing Things to do in Lima

11th July 2016

David Annand shares his top 10 amazing things to do in Lima including paragliding, peñas, and a tour of historic Lima with Aracari specialist guide Luis Villacorta.

Grazia Magazine: Let's Pop to Peru

11th July 2016

Alice Tate travelled to Peru with Aracari Travel, and shares a 4 page feature on the country, with her top 5 picks of things to see and do. Aracari is listed as the operator and leading on-the-ground specialist.

Travel Trade Gazette: Sustainable Tourism is the Future, Not a Fad

16th June 2016

In this article features Positive Luxury's Report 'The Future is Now: What's Shaking Up the Travel Industry' and quotes Marisol Mosquera, Aracari's founder.

Huffington Post - Low Impact, High Quality Tourism

15th June 2016

Marisol features in the Huffington Post with a blog about low impact, high quality tourism in Peru, and the Aracari story.

Positive Luxury - The Future is Now: What's Shaking Up the Travel Industry

15th June 2016

Positive Luxury's report identifies the driving forces behind an industry in the flux of change. Marisol features on page 43, talking about client knowledge and ethical travel.

Wall Street Journal - 50 Clever Ways to Beat the Heat

14th June 2016

A collection of features on how to beat the heat this summer. 'Tuck into Lima' is one of the 50, with Aracari's Urban Eats tour, and culinary stops like Central and El Mercado.

The Guardian - Surf's up: Peru's shrine to big-wave boarding

9th June 2016

Aracari's founder Marisol contributes to the Guardian's 'A great little place I know' series, with a feature on Kon-Tiki Surfboard Mueseum in Punta Hermosa.

About Time: You Explored the Best of Peru

1st June 2016

About Time Magazine selects 10 hot experiences in Peru, featuring Aracari and our Founder, Marisol.

Wanderlust Travel Magazine: 12 Unique Sleeps in Latin America

26th May 2016

Wunderlust Travel magazine features 12 unique places to sleep in Latin America. At number 9 they feature Skylodge Adventure Suites, as part of Aracari's Culture & Adventure trip to Peru.

National Geographic Traveller

21st April 2016

National Geographic Traveller presents Travel geeks: Rushhour, which features Marisol Mosquera as one of their experts on South America

How to Spend It - Trekking in the Andes: Mount Ausangate

31st January 2016

"But to walk in a place as spectacular as the Ausangate is profoundly moving." For his piece about the four-day Ausangate Lodge-to-Lodge Trek, James Henderson travelled as a guest of Aracari.

Wendy Perrin

2nd January 2016

Wendy Perrin is one of the leading influencers in the world of luxury travel. On her annual list of where to travel in the new year, she featured Aracari and our pick for up-and-coming destination: the northern Peruvian beaches of Máncora

The Week

19th December 2015

Aracari's tambo-to-tambo Ausangate trek was featured in the travel section of "The Week," a weekly British news magazine. The article lauds the gorgeous vistas and charming lodges, which were enjoyable despite the inescapable plight of altitude sickness!

Live Mint - The morning after Machu Picchu

16th September 2015

Sumana Mukherjee recalls her spiritual and historical exploration of Machu Picchu and the ruins surrounding Cusco for Live Mint, one of India's leading business publications. Aracari planned Mukherjee's journey to the Incan citadel.

The New York Times - Tuesday's Travel News: Dining in Peru

14th July 2015

In their Tuesday Travel News, the New York Times highlighted Aracari's free downloadable e-book “Culinary Travel in Peru” as a useful guide for highlighting the best places in the country to experience the emerging gastronomic culture.

Condé Nast Traveler - Exploring Bolivia: From Salt Flats to a Salt Hotel

21st April 2015

Andrew Marantz travels to the otherworldly Salar de Uyuni, where nature is still allowed to play by its own rules, for a piece in Conde Nast Traveler. In the face of a political impasse, Marantz turned to Marisol and the Aracari team to quickly book a trip to the impressive landscape.

Live Mint - Quinoa on the side

11th February 2015

In a piece for Live Mint, the online version of one of India's top business publication, Sumana Mukherjee explores the intricacies of Peruvian cuisine, from quinoa to beyond. Her tour was planned by Aracari with our culinary specialist, Penelope Alzamora.

Travel + Leisure - World's Greatest Dream Trips

18th September 2014

Travel + Leisure magazine asked their followers and some frequent travelers on the streets of NYC where they would go in the world if they could go anywhere. When one reader mentioned Peru, the prestigious magazine turned to Marisol for advice on where to go and where to eat.

Live Mint - Hunger Games: Travel at the table

17th September 2014

With the help of Aracari, Sumana Mukherjee visited Central Restaurant, in Lima, Peru, listed 14th on the World's 50 Best Restaurants in 2015, to try out the 17-course tasting menu called Elevations. She wrote about it for Live Mint, the online version of one of India's top business publication.

Huffington Post Travel - Are You Tough Enough to Trek

11th July 2014

In a piece for the Huffington Post's Travel section, Marisol is cited with mention of Aracari Travel about her experience using porters to help transport her 4-year-old son on his first trek in Huchuy Qosqo, Peru.

Alto - Lima's life force: Barranco on a clifftop

1st January 2014

With Aracari's connections to local artists, Lauren Holmes was able to gain insider knowledge of the creative vein of Lima's bohemian district, Barranco, for a piece she wrote in Alto luxury interior design and lifestyle magainze.

House & Garden - The High Life

1st January 2014

"With 37 official languages, Bolivia is a myriad of worlds within one - a surreal travellers' playground." House & Garden writer Lauren Holmes traveled as a guest of Aracari to explore all that she could in the 10 short days she had. She praised our "expert guides" and "tight knit" itineraries.

Travel + Leisure's Ultimate Guide to Trekking, Walking, & Hiking

29th April 2013

Travel+Leisure magazine featured Aracari's private Apu Huayllanay Trail trek for trekkers looking for a little peace and quiet during their trips to the Sacred Valley.

How to Spend it - Cultural delights abound in Peru's capital city

13th February 2013

Sophy Roberts raves about the bohemian flair in Lima's art district, Barranco. She cites Marisol and Aracari as the ideal outfitter to book itineraries, from an art tour of Barranco to a more classic Machu Picchu itinerary.

The Week UK - Grand style in the high Andes

10th January 2013

In their review of the splendidly luxurious Plaza Nazarenas in Cusco, The Week cites Aracari as the perfect planner for 7-day long trip to Peru including 2 nights at Palacio Nazarenas.

The Business Times - Lima, city of delights

1st January 2013

Aracari was mentioned in one of Singapore's top English-language newspapers, The Business Times, in an article about the burgeoning culinary scene Lima.

The Business Times - A natural high

1st January 2013

Aracari was referenced in a more general article about travel in Peru in one of Singapore's top English-language newspaper, The Business Times.

San Francisco Chronicle - Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni - a vast adventure

4th January 2013

Margo Pfeiff takes a visually spectacular journey through Bolivia, seeking luxury on the way. She praises Aracari for not only arranging custom Bolivia tours to Uyuni, but also for our keen eye in finding the best of the basic accommodations en route to San Pedro and Uyuni.

Condé Nast Traveler - The Top Travel Specialists Collection

1st December 2012

Marisol was featured as one of Condé Nast's Top Travel Specialists for 2012.

The International Ecotourism Society, - Four Off-the-Beaten-Path Responsible Travel Experiences in Peru

1st October 2012

Aracari was featured in a publication by the International Ecotourism Society, a non-profit association committed to promoting responsible tourism practices that benefit conservation and communities.

Travel + Leisure - A-List: World's Top Travel Agents 2012

10th September 2012

In an era of DIY vacations, travelers have more tools at their fingertips than ever before. But when it comes to expert advice about a destination and customization, good travel agents are important. Stirling Kelso singles Marisol out as one of the World's Top Travel Agents in 2012.

Condé Nast Traveler - Condé Nast Traveler

1st September 2012

Aracari was featured in an article in Condé Nast Traveler, the premiere luxury travel and lifestyle publication.

Travel + Leisure - T+L's Definitive Guide to Adventure Travel

10th July 2012

In Travel+Leisure's picks for adventure travel outfitters, Aracari for their wide range of hikes and strong relationships with local communities. They highlighted the Lodge to Lodge Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu, which follows the Salkantay Route to Machu Picchu with stays in luxury lodges.

Marie Claire Brazil - Reinvenção andina

20th May 2012

Aracari was mentioned in a feature in Marie Claire Brazil, a fashion and lifestyle magazine.

National Geographic Magazine en Español - Tours Culinarios

1st March 2012

Aracari was mentioned in a feature about culinary tours in the Spanish-language version of National Geographic Magazine.

CNN en Español - Al Paso del Inca

1st December 2011

Aracari set hiker and host Sebastian Castro up with one of our wonderful guides for his CNÑ special on the Inca Trail in December 2011.

Condé Nast Traveler - The Top Travel Specialists Collection

1st December 2011

Marisol was featured on Conde Nast's 2011 Top Travel Specialists collection for bringing Peruvian culture to life, whether through "excavating Chiclayo’s ruins with an archaeologist, scouring Lima’s boutiques with a local designer, or examining Cusco’s Baroque art with a curator."

L'Officiel Singapore - La Vida Loco

1st November 2011

Aracari was featured in an article in L'Officiel Singapore, one of the country's premiere luxury lifestyle publication.

Travel + Leisure - Exploring Machu Picchu

19th September 2011

Aracari and Peter Frost were featured in premiere travel magazine Travel+Leisure as the top guiding specialists for exploring Machu Picchu in 2011.

Para todos La 2 - Machu Picchu, Patrimonio de la Humanidad

4th October 2011

Aracari was featured on a special about Machu Picchu on RTVE, the largest audiovisual group in Spain broadcasting in the Spanish language.

Travel + Leisure - A-List: The 137 Top Travel Agents

1st September 2011

Marisol was featured as one of Travel+Leisure's Top Travel Agents in 2011.

The Insider - Living the South American Dream

1st June 2011

Aracari was featured in a piece in The Insider, a travel magazine.

El Comercio - Hay Capítulos sin un final

1st June 2011

Aracari was featured in an article in El Comercio, the leading Peruvian daily newspaper.

Latin America News Dispatch - Peru's Ruins Highlight Battle Between Tourism And Conservation

28th April 2011

Archaeology presents a unique clash between tourism and conservation. Matthew Barker interviews Ricardo Gamarra, director of the 20-year-old Huaca del Sol y Luna conservation project, who gives personal tours through Aracari.

Condé Nast Traveller - The Experts - Classic Peru, Q & A

1st April 2011

Aracari was featured in an article in Condé Nast Traveler, the premiere luxury travel and lifestyle publication.

Vogue USA - Power Trips

1st March 2011

Aracari was mentioned in a feature about Power Trips in Vogue, the premiere international fashion and lifestyle magazine.

The Daily Telegraph - Lima, Peru: The 'City of Kings' reigns again

21st March 2011

Lima has recently been rising to cultural prominence through its exciting gastronomical scene and remodelled cultural institutions like Museo Larco. Hugh Thompson mentions Aracari as an outfitter for tours in the exciting city of Lima.

Truth.Travel - Live from Las Vegas: What's Next in Sustainable Travel

1st January 2011

Aracari was featured in an article about sustainable travel in Condé Nast Traveler, the premiere luxury travel and lifestyle publication.

CNNGo - Ultimate indulgence travel for 2011

31st December 2010

Aracari was featured in a video about the ultimate indulgence destinations for 2011 by CNNGo, 30-minute show featuring a unique take on global destinations.

TODAYOnline - What's hot and where's cool in 2011?

1st December 2010

Aracari was featured in Singaporean publication TODAYOnline.

Financial Times - How Peru's Tourism Industry Coped when Machu Picchu was Forced to Close

1st April 2010

Naomi Mapstone mentioned Aracari in a piece about Machu Picchu closing and its effects on the tourism industry for premiere finance publication, The Financial Times.

Travel + Leisure - World's Top Adventure Trips

16th February 2010

Jeff Wise mentioned Aracari in a piece about the world's best adventure trips in Travel+Leisure, one of the top travel publications in the United States.

Travel + Leisure - A Trip through Peru

3rd December 2009

Andrew Solomon mentioned Aracari in a piece about his trip through Peru for Travel + Leisure.

Caras - El País Primero

1st September 2009

Aracari was featured in an article in Caras, a premiere Spanish-language luxury magazine.

Financial Times - After Machu Picchu, try Lima's tacu tacu

7th November 2008

Naomi Mapstone reports on Lima's culinary traditions in an Aracari-designed journey.

Departures - The Intrepid Traveler

1st October 2006

Danielle Johnson Contray mentions Aracari in an article for the magazine, Departures.

Condé Nast Traveler - On Higher Ground

1st October 2005

Francis Spufford mentions Aracari in an article for Condé Nast Traveller.

The Guardian - Hidden Treasures

30th April 2005

Renowned explorer John Hemming mentions Aracari in a piece about the hidden treasures of Peru for the British newspaper, The Guardian.

Opportunities - Inka Choquequirao

1st March 2005

Aracari founder Marisol Mosquera wrote a piece on the trek and ruins of Choquequirao for the magazine Opportunities.

Harper's and Queen Magazine - The Best People to Call when you get that Indiana Jones Urge

1st January 2003

Aracari was mentioned in a feature in the UK magazine Harper's and Queen (now Harper's Bazaar) about the best people to call when you feel like going on Indiana Jones-style adventures.

Opportunities - Caral

1st June 2003

Aracari's founder Marisol Mosquera wrote a piece about Caral for the Lima magazine, Opportunities.

The Daily Telegraph - Haute Cuisine

1st July 2003

Jesus Adorno mentions Aracari in an article for UK periodical, The Daily Telegraph, about haute cuisine in South America.

The Daily Telegraph - Lost City of the Last Stance

16th February 2002

Juliet Clough traveled with Aracari to write about Peru for The Daily Telegraph.

How to Spend It - Wide Eyed and Breathless

6th April 2002

Julian Allason mentions Aracari in a piece for How to Spend It, a luxury lifestyle subsidiary of renowned finance magazine, The Financial Times.

Condé Nast Traveller Magazine (UK Edition) - 50 Hot Numbers

1st March 2002

Aracari is mentioned in Condé Nast Traveller, the UK version of the world's premiere luxury travel and lifestyle magazine.

The Sunday Times - The Mountain Mummies

30th June 2002

Award-winning travel journalist Stanley Stewart traveled with Aracari to write about Peru's mummies for a piece in UK weekly publication, The Sunday Times.

Harpers & Queen Magazine - Our Lord of the Earthquakes

1st February 2001

Hugh Thompson mentioned Aracari in his piece about Señor de los Temblores for Harpers & Queen Magazine (now Harpers Bazaar).

Financial Times - A Profound Civilisation

8th June 2000

Nicholas Woodsworth mentioned Aracari in his piece for the Financial Times, the premiere financial magazine.

Condé Nast Traveller (UK edition) - Only Fools and Llamas

1st April 2000

Simon Jenkins traveled with Aracari to write about Peru for Condé Nast Traveler, the premiere luxury travel and lifestyle publication.

Financial Times - Hats Off to the Happier Virgins

29th July 2000

Nicholas Woodsworth traveled with Aracari to write his piece for the Financial Times, the premiere finance magazine.

Country Life Magazine - Pretty as a Machu Picchu

20th December 2000

Mary Miers traveled with Aracari to write about Machu Picchu for Country Life magazine.

The Observer - In the Shadow of the Condor

14th February 1999

Juliet Clough traveled with Aracari to write her piece about condors for The Observer in London.

The Daily Telegraph - Strageness in a Train

20th March 1999

Juliet Clough traveled with Aracari to write her piece for The Daily Telegraph in London.

House & Garden - Southern Conquest

1st June 1999

Juliet Clough traveled with Aracari to write her piece for House & Garden magazine in London.

The Daily Telegraph - Unraveling the Thread of Inca Life

17th July 1999

Juliet Clough traveled with Aracari to write her piece for The Daily Telegraph in London.

The Daily Telegraph - Land of the Living Dead

12th September 1998

Richard Robinson traveled with Aracari to write his piece for The Daily Telegraph in London.