Aracari’s Weekly Insight Coca has been consumed by natives of the Andes for thousands of years, estimates range from anywhere between 4000 and 8000 years, since the area was first inhabited. The leaves can be brewed into a beverage with hot water, though the most common form of consumption is…

Moving into autumn – or Peruvian spring – and the sun is starting to shine more and more in the capital city Lima. And rather fittingly, there has been no dulling down in the tone of appraisal that Aracari has received from our guests.

Heading towards the end of the summer “high season”, and there are still a healthy stream of testimonials arriving in the Aracari office. In particular, our highly personalized greeting and transfer service came under the spotlight over the last month.

We’ve been planning journeys to Bolivia since Aracari was founded because we’ve always believed it was well worth a visit. Just at Pia says in her article, Bolivian travel in not for the faint at heart but for those willing to «rough it» the rewards are countless and the memories…

Today 21 finalists for the New 7 Wonders of Nature were announced. Included in the select list are the Amazon and the Galapagos – 2 Aracari specialties. Cast your vote for your favorite Wonder of Nature at this link: New 7 Wonders