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…

When our guests return from an Aracari adventure with memories and reflections to last a lifetime, we know our job as pioneers of extraordinary travel experiences, has been done right. This was the case for Tom Cohen and his wife, a couple from San Diego, USA, who travelled to Peru…

MIL, The Best Restaurant in the Sacred Valley

Virgilio Martinez, the mastermind behind Lima’s #5 restaurant in the world Central, opened MIL in the Sacred Valley in February 2018. One of Aracari’s specialist guides in Cusco, Lisy Kuon, went to test out this buzzworthy new gourmet opening for Aracari and shares her first-hand review.  Review of MIL, the Best…

Wonders of Chinchero Trek

Nestled into the stunning mountains and highlands of Peru’s Sacred Valley is the town of Chinchero – well-known for its historic ruins and iconic weavers. One great way to experience the town and its surrounds is on a Chinchero trek. Read on for details of the incredible full-day experience, which…

Sacred Valley Responsible Travel with Awamaki

For a truly authentic day in the Sacred Valley, I highly recommend you join Ollantaytambo based NGO, Awamaki, for a weaving experience and village visit. I had the chance to participate on a recent trip to the region with my family, and I am delighted to be able to share…

The Best Luxury Hotels Colca

best luxury hotels in colca

A highlight of southern Peru, the Colca Canyon creates a spectacularly dramatic landscape with bountiful adventure activities as well as opportunities for relaxation in nature. In the midst of colonial villages, the second deepest canyon in the world, and thousands of Inca terraces, are some beautiful luxury hotels to make your…