5 Trips to Peru to Inspire Your 2018 Vacation

Get over the winter blues and start planing your exotic, far-flung trips in 2018! If you’re thinking about traveling to South America, Peru has it all. Tick Machu Picchu off your bucket list, dine in the world’s top restaurants and discover stunning landscapes from the depths of the Amazon to the…

Chocolate Workshop Peru at the Choco Museo

Choco Museo

Peruvian cuisine has been in the spotlight for sometime now, winning awards, inspiring new restaurants in Peru and abroad, and building a reputation that it earnestly deserves.  This is in part thanks to the sheer diversity of spectacular ingredients the country boasts – and one of the finest is chocolate,…

Family Trip to Peru: Amazing Andean Adventure

Peru family travel - fishing in the Amazon

At the heart of any family adventure is the importance of fun, interactive and educational experiences, and a balance between keeping the kids and adults happy and entertained. Peru offers a rich array of experiences for a family trip to Peru. Our 14-day Amazing Andean Adventure itinerary is an introduction…

Pick a local ‘friend’ for the best guiding in Lima

Best guiding in Lima with an Aracari friend in the city

The best guiding in Lima is with a local friend Despite all of the guidebooks and web resources out there, there is nothing that comes quite as close as having a friend in the city you’re visiting, to see and experience a new place with someone who can show you ‘their’ city…

A review of the best Sacred Valley Private Villas

The Sacred Valley is a must-see destination in Peru and home to a wide range of sumptuous luxury five-star hotels and charming boutique retreats. In addition, private homes make a welcoming retreat to use as a base to explore the highlights of this region. Aracari has scouted out and handpicked…

The Smithsonian Institution hosts an annual Folklife Festival in Washington DC, with the spotlight turning to Peru this year as the theme of the event. Held outdoors on the National Mall in Washington DC from June 24-28 and July 1-5, the festival delivers a program that showcases contemporary living and…