The Las Alasitas Festival In Bolivia

In the mood to celebrate this January? You’re in luck: one of the most exciting Bolivia festivals, Las Alasitas in La Paz, Bolivia, is well underway. The festival, held each January as a way to make wishes for the upcoming year, is a colorful and joyful experience that fills the…

10 Thrilling Experiences For Families In Peru

Peru with kids is its own special kind of experience. There’s nothing quite like seeing a new place through the eyes of your kids, and if you’re an adventurous bunch, there are all kinds of Peru activities tailor made for teens and young people. Below are Peru’s top 10 adventures…

The magic of seeing a dream destination feels a little less like a technicolor memory when it’s packed with slow-moving crowds. Overcrowding is a very real problem when visiting cherished historical sites, and it can be tough to gain the solitude and cultural understanding you crave while wading through thousands…

New Welcome Package for Guests

As Aracari  has evolved, so has our brand. Last year in August, we launched our new brand with three pillars that define us: Aracari Travel: Inspiring, Connecting, Celebrating Aracari inspires memorable journeys. Aracari creates experiences that are sophisticated, simple and conscious. Aracari is the bridge that connects travelers with the spirit of magical places…

An Authentic Peruvian Christmas

Authentic Peruvian Christmas

Peruvians love an excuse to celebrate. This rings particularly true in Cusco, Peru’s cultural capital. In the days leading up to Christmas, Cusco’s main square bursts into life with Santuranticuy, a magical Christmas festival that merges Spanish and Quechua traditions. Here’s what to do in Peru over Christmas.   Here’s…

Polleras: All Dressed Up

As you travel through the Andes, a few things might catch your eye: the flash of a snow-capped mountain, a shaggy-haired alpaca or the vibrant clothes of the Andean women. The beautiful skirts you’ll see are called polleras. Their patterns, colors and designs change from village to village, and their…