Moments that Made Aracari: celebrating our 25th birthday

Longevity. In today’s competitive climate, longevity is a hard commodity to come by for a business, particularly a travel company – when with each passing year a new travel trend emerges. To have staying power in this industry, one needs both the confidence to adopt new consumer demands and commitment…

Travel with Purpose: Stories of Sustainability

At Aracari, we have spent the last 25 years’ fostering meaningful relationships with local suppliers, responsible hotels, indigenous communities and environmental initiatives. That’s because as a leading, luxury travel agent –regenerative, conscious and sustainable travel in Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and the Galapagos has always been inherent to what we offer…

Iquitos in Peru is a beguiling place. For those traveling in Peru and looking to explore the wild rainforests of the Peruvian Amazon, Iquitos is the gateway to adventure. As a luxury travel agent, the team at Aracari know how to make a Peru vacation to the Amazon one that…

Traveling in Peru: the time is now

In the week of May 17th, 2021, Aracari marked an incredibly special occasion. We welcomed our first guest since before the pandemic back for a luxury vacation in Peru. Astrid chose to travel to Peru from Switzerland, in order to experience our Classic Luxury Peru; an itinerary designed to take…

ARACARI’S FAVORITE INCA SITES IN PERU – AND WHY

No visit to Peru is complete without a few visits to Inca archaeological sites – and there are a whole lot more to choose from than Machu Picchu. While Machu Picchu is certainly a must-see, there are also plenty of other less-visited Inca sites that will blow your mind –…

GETTING TO KNOW THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF PERU

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Peru is home to 51 indigenous communities, all of whom have a unique culture and way of life. Among the 31 million people who live in Peru, about 80% identify as either mestizo (a person of combined indigenous and European descent) or indigenous. From the high Andes to the jungles…