A major priority of Aracari is ensuring that the community-based tourism in Peru that we support provides benefits to the locals we visit. We believe that tourism should nurture local communities and foster opportunities for positive cultural exchanges. One way we do this is by collaborating with La Tierra de…

10 Highlights Of Northern Peru

Discover Northern Peru Northern Peru has much to discover, and all kinds of untapped treasures right at your fingertips. It has so much to offer but is relatively unknown and untouched. Northern Peru’s natural wonders an untold story of South American history is well worth exploring. Here are some of…

Things to do in Cusco for art lovers

Hilario Mendivil Museum Peru

A Cusco Shopping Guide For Art Lovers One of the best things to do in Cusco is to get to know the city’s artistic and cultural scene. A refreshing way to take in all the creativity that Cusco has to offer is by taking a walk through the city’s streets…

Celebrating An Andean Easter In Peru

Easter in Peru

Easter may be observed across the globe, but nobody celebrates it quite like the communities of the Andes. Easter in Peru, commonly known as  Holy Week (Semana Santa),  offers a time for many sacred events and celebrations throughout the Andes. Friends and family gather together, and many attend church to…

Your Guide To Navigating The Salar de Uyuni

Salar de Uyuni is one of the most striking natural sites in the world. Formed more than 40,000 years ago, the salt flats expand across 10,582 square kilometers (4,086 sq mi) in Bolivia at an altitude of 3,656 meters (11,995 ft) above sea level. Amid wide-stretching plains of salt, Salar…

A Guide To Unique Peruvian Crops

Peru is one of the most coveted culinary destinations in South America – and the world over. As Peru’s restaurants serve up more and more memorable dishes, foodies and chefs alike keep flocking to the region. This all makes perfect sense when you consider the source: Peru’s wide range of…