At Aracari, many of our private vacations to Peru begin with a luxury city break in Lima. The country’s fascinating capital is often the gateway to discovering Peru’s most popular travel experiences, whether a luxury train ride to Machu Picchu or guided wildlife walks in the Amazon Rainforest. Yet as…

Aracari Conversations: The May Highlights

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The last month has been a turbulent time for many around the globe, not least the travel industry. Under lockdown, we at Aracari have evolved how we connect you (our friends and followers) to Peru and its rich culture. One initiative we started was our ‘Conversations‘ series, which streams video…

Today Aracari Travel are proud to launch the second edition of The Peru Food Guide – the ultimate culinary travel guide across the Peruvian Pacific coast, Andes and Amazon regions. Our team of travel experts have spent many months, heavily researching and updating the popular first edition of this publication,…

A Guide To Peruvian Potatoes

Among Peru’s many delicious and valuable crops, none shine so bright as the potato. This hardy crop is the most eaten vegetable in the world, so it’s no surprise that it’s treasured worldwide – and Peru is where the potato most thrives. The History Of Potatoes In Peru Scientists believe…

Muña And Its Medicinal Herbal Properties

One of the most fascinating aspects of visiting Peru is getting to know the country’s many unique herbs. Peru has a wealth of endemic crops and herbs, many of which make tasty additions to meals or have helpful medicinal uses. Muña: A Favorite Among Peruvian Herbs One of the Peruvian…

A whole host of the top names in the culinary world call Peru home, and there are few foodie names you’ll hear more often than Pia León and Virgilio Martínez. Together, this culinary power couple has rejuvenated and transformed the Peruvian food scene. Lima has long been known as one…