Cusco Culinary Experience: Urban Eats by Day

Cusco culinary experience urban eats by day (4)

Nestled into the Andean Highlands, Cusco is perfectly positioned to tap into a wide array of the country’s natural produce. As specialists in culinary travel, Aracari gives travelers the opportunity to explore the gastronomy of the historic city through various Cusco culinary experiences including Urban Eats by day, Urban Eats…

Exploring Rainbow Mountain Peru

A beautiful view of the Rainbow Mountain Peru

As an avid trekker and outdoor enthusiast, the vast offerings of Peru and the Andes Mountains are a dream come true. Occasionally I find myself overwhelmed by the options I have at my fingertips, but when I arrived in Cusco for the first time there was no doubt in my mind…

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…

Hacienda Sarapampa Home of Giant Corn

hacienda sarapampa

Sarapampa is a Quechua word which means ‘cornfield’, a fitting name for this beautiful and sprawling property of Hacienda Sarapampa in the Sacred Valley. In these parts, daily life revolves around corn cultivation as it has done for the people of the Andes for centuries. A visit to Hacienda Sarapampa is…

Inca rope bridge: Puente Qeswachaka

  Puente Qeswachaka I’ve visted Cuzco and the Sacred Valley so many times – for work and pleasure, and I love that even now after all these years, there are new things to discover in the region. Before a recent work trip, a colleague mentioned that my trip would coincide…

Visiting the Martin Chambi Archives in Cusco

Chambi Archives: A Snapshot of the Past On a quiet side street in the city of Cusco , you will find the archives of Martín Chambi, one of the first indigenous photographers of Latin America to gain international acclaim. His photographs, which range from some of the first mystic shots…