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…

Emily Shaw has created two holistic programs for 2019 that combine the best detox practices with plant-based kitchen skills using Peruvian ingredients and super foods such as coca leaves and powder, quinoa, kiwicha, maca, lucuma and corn, among many others. A chic beach retreat takes place in boutique hotel KiChic…

My Visit to Hacienda La Caravedo in Southern Peru

Hacienda La Caravedo

Hacienda La Caravedo Imagine getting to the heart of Pisco, Peru’s national drink?  Four hours south of Lima is Ica, a fertile land where succulent grapes are distilled to produce Pisco at Hacienda La Caravedo, one of the top places to stay in the area. The oldest working distillery in…

Wonders of Chinchero Trek

Nestled into the stunning mountains and highlands of Peru’s Sacred Valley is the town of Chinchero – well-known for its historic ruins and iconic weavers. One great way to experience the town and its surrounds is on a Chinchero trek. Read on for details of the incredible full-day experience, which…

Take an Andean Tea Break

Aracari prides itself on offering the most exclusive experiences that we can for our guests. We create one-off, completely tailormade moments that suit your interests to make sure your trip is one you never forget. One example of this is a pop-up Andean tea break in the Sacred Valley, to…

Visiting Hacienda La Caravedo Ica

Caravedo Ica

On a recent trip to Peru I took a long weekend and headed 4 hours south of Lima to visit Ica, an area of vast fertile land that produces succulent grapes for Pisco (Peru’s national drink). I am thrilled to share my experience which was centered around my stay at Hacienda…