Hi Friends! Marisol Mosquera (Aracari’s Founder and President) will be lecturing in London on the subject of Peruvian Gastronomy this coming June 24th, 2008. Peruvian cuisine is among South America’s richest. Besides being the home of the potato – thousands of types – Peru has assimilated over hundreds of years…

Las Casitas del Colca in the Land of the condor

casitas del colca

Check out our up to date information on Las Casitas, on the Belmond Las Casitas page!  A beautiful place in Peru Just 100 miles or a four hour car journey north of Arequipa, Peru, lies a stunning natural phenomenon, the Colca Canyon, the deepest canyons in the world. This is…

Amidst the doom and gloom of environmental predictions there are always elements of light shining through. Environmental scientist Oliver Whaley is one such enlightened individual. Based at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew near London, Oliver and his team are dedicated to a three-year project supported by the UK Darwin Initiative…

Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica Lodge

Luxury amazon lodge TRC accommodations

Located only 45 minutes by motorboat from Puerto Maldonado, Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica Lodge offers the best accommodation facilities in the Manu and Tambopata region of Peru’s South Eastern Rainforest. Comfortable accommodation and ease of access make this lodge the perfect choice for families with small children and visitors who prefer more creature…

Chachapoyas In The Media

The Los Angeles Times just featured an article «Clues from the mists of time» about a little-visited region in northern Peru: Chachapoyas. Chachapoyas is one of the last outposts of unexplored territory in the Continent, with outstanding natural beauty and remarkable cultural interest. A trip to Chachapoyas is a once-in-a lifetime…

Holy Week in Peru

Experience Holy Week in Peru for unforgettable insight into Peru’s rich history and traditions. Holy Week in Peru Travel to Peru to coincide with the most important Holy Week Procession in Cuzco and a unique Good Friday procession in the Colca Canyon. Stay in the most luxurious and charismatic accommodations…