The Marinera: An Interview With Marcela Ganoza

Marinera

Friend of Aracari, Marcela Ganoza Bombieri’s father is credited with saving the marinera dance and elevating its status in Peru to the county’s national dance. Ahead of her hotly anticipated book with the world-renowned photographer Mario Testino, Aracari spoke to Marcela about the marinera dance and her father’s role in…

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…

Social and ecological responsibility is at the heart of everything we do here at Aracari. We have always been proudly passionate about conscious travel and sustainable tourism. Our low impact, tailor-made trips are designed to benefit, protect and preserve the communities we visit whilst also respecting the natural world around…

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…

The wildlife in Peru is unlike any other experience of the natural world. With hundreds of endemic species and thousands of beautiful creatures to get to know, there’s so much to explore. That said, the types of wildlife you’ll see on your trip to Peru will be influenced by which…