Christmas in Peru – See, Eat, Do

Authentic Peruvian Christmas

Christmas is an exhilarating, vibrant and joyful occasion in Peru. The holiday is celebrated with good food and plenty of cheer… but in a distinctly Peruvian manner. Here’s a taste of what to expect at Christmas in Peru, but nothing we write will compare to experiencing the real thing. You’ll…

Why Every Photographer Should Visit Bolivia and Peru

Cusco Photography workshop

In Conversation with Max Milligan : A Preview Of His Bolivian and Peruvian Photo-Workshops With Aracari We recently had the pleasure of interviewing photographer Max Milligan, who spoke to us about his life in Peru, love of photography, and of course, what to expect from his two highly anticipated photography-expeditions…

5 unforgettable days on the Ausangate Trek

Rainbow Mountain Ausangate Trek

The Ausangate Trek is the highest trek in Peru. It takes you through some of the country’s wildest scenery, and is the perfect opportunity for travelers to get off the beaten track. Here is Mark’s account of his time on the trail. Complete guide to the Highest Trek in Peru…

Top Tips For Traveling with Kids In Peru And Beyond

Here at Aracari, our team has been on our fair share of travel adventures with our kids. Family travel in Peru – and anywhere in the world – is an incredibly magical experience. Introducing kids to the world at a young age can be inspiring and rewarding. That said, traveling…

ARACARI’S FAVORITE INCA SITES IN PERU – AND WHY

No visit to Peru is complete without a few visits to Inca archaeological sites – and there are a whole lot more to choose from than Machu Picchu. While Machu Picchu is certainly a must-see, there are also plenty of other less-visited Inca sites that will blow your mind –…

GETTING TO KNOW THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF PERU

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Peru is home to 51 indigenous communities, all of whom have a unique culture and way of life. Among the 31 million people who live in Peru, about 80% identify as either mestizo (a person of combined indigenous and European descent) or indigenous. From the high Andes to the jungles…