My first steps onto the Inca trail When I took my first steps onto the historic Inca Trail, I was too excited to be nervous about the challenges ahead. I’d received many warnings from my guide, Jose, about what was likely to come: achy knees, shortness of breath as the altitude increased,…

Dear Aracari friends, I would like to request that you sign the petition below. The petition is an honest hope to shed light on — and hopefully to stop — the building of an international airport in the small village of Chinchero, in the heart of the Sacred Valley of…

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…

A Guide To Peru Wildlife Watching

Peru is home to thousands of unique and beautiful species. Peru wildlife includes 120 birds endemic to Peru, 70 endemic mammals, and 100 endemic reptiles – and that’s just the beginning! If you’re looking to get to know Peru wildlife on a whole new level, here’s where to look. Hummingbirds…

New Welcome Package for Guests

As Aracari  has evolved, so has our brand. Last year in August, we launched our new brand with three pillars that define us: Aracari Travel: Inspiring, Connecting, Celebrating Aracari inspires memorable journeys. Aracari creates experiences that are sophisticated, simple and conscious. Aracari is the bridge that connects travelers with the spirit of magical places…

Things to do in Lima

And if you are looking for things to do in Lima, the list is constantly growing.  The city is brimming with activity and is full of unexpected surprises such as a culinary journey by motorcycle, paragliding over Miraflores, a visit to long-time friend Mari Solari as she sets up her…