The Khipu Blog

Notice something different? That would be “The Khipu”, our new look blog and monthly newsletter. There’s always time for a fresh, new look. Through The Khipu Blog, we will continue to inform you of the latest developments in culture and travel in Peru, Bolivia and the Galapagos Islands, with personal in-depth accounts…

The Galapagos Safari Camp Family Suite

Perfect for a Galapagos Family Vacation Following our recent blog post where we discussed the latest Galapagos Islands news with expert Santiago Martinez,  we were in contact with our friends at Galapagos Safari Camp regarding another exciting peice of Galapagos news: their brand new family-oriented suite.  In addition to nine…

The Galapagos Islands: Destination Update

The Galapagos Islands is a keystone of the experiences that Aracari can offer, and there has been a lot going on recently. We talked with Galapagos specialist Santiago Martinez to get his take on the latest news, Santiago has previously lived on the islands and has been taking groups there…

Today 21 finalists for the New 7 Wonders of Nature were announced. Included in the select list are the Amazon and the Galapagos – 2 Aracari specialties. Cast your vote for your favorite Wonder of Nature at this link: New 7 Wonders

There aren’t many places in the world where the word unique is an understatement, but it barely does justice to the 35 volcanic islands (and counting) that constitute the archipelago of the Galapagos Islands set 1000km off the Pacific coast of Ecuador. With 43% of the wildlife species endemic to…

Feeding tortoises

Named after the shape of giant tortoise shells, the Galapágos Islands are a treasure trove of marine and animal life some 1,000 kilometres (600 miles) off the Pacific coast of Ecuador. A trip to this remarkable archipelago of 35 volcanic islands is a truly unforgettable experience, a real, close encounter…