With Aracari, traveling in Peru often includes a luxury tour of Machu Picchu – especially for those guests vacationing in Peru for the first time. Whether our guests choose to arrive at Peru’s ancient crown jewel via a Machu Picchu hike or via train on one of our Machu Picchu…

For almost 25 years, Aracari has coordinated tailormade itineraries to the Galapagos Islands. This quarter century worth of experience makes Marisol and her team some of the leading experts when it comes to traveling the world-famous archipelago.  Trips built from experience  Situated 1,000km off the coast of Ecuador, these far-flung…

Traveling for Wellness in Peru

woman practicing yoga during sound ceremony

As more people across the globe look to shrubs, herbs and other vegetation for their natural wellbeing benefits, Aracari is anticipating a boom in traveling for wellness. After decades of working closely with local communities, we know that in Peru, making a return to Mother Earth’s own linctus cabinet is…

Help Reforest The Sacred Valley

This month Aracari is proud to announce it’s support of Valle Sagrado Verde, a community project to reforest the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Since the first humans arrived in the Sacred Valley, some 5000 – 7000 years ago, this enchanting land has been intensively managed for grazing, agriculture, and…

The Galapagos Islands frequently top travel bucket lists, and it’s easy to see why. The islands have been shaped by volcanic activity; they are teeming with native wildlife species – many of which cannot be found anywhere else on earth; and the whole region is constantly changing and evolving. It’s…

Joaquin Randall’s is a sustainable tourism entrepreneur based in Ollantaytambo, near Machu Picchu, Peru. Peruvian born of American parents, Joaquin is one of the owners and manager of the most legendary hotel establishment in the Cusco Area: El Albergue Ollantaytambo , which was founded by his parents, Robert Randall and Wendy…