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Exploring Rainbow Mountain Peru

Exploring Rainbow Mountain Peru

As an avid trekker and outdoor enthusiast, the vast offerings of Peru and the Andes Mountains are a dream come true. Occasionally I find myself overwhelmed by the options I have at my fingertips, but when I arrived in Cusco for the first time there was no doubt in my mind what my priority adventures were – the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu and a trek to the beautiful Vinicunca, Rainbow Mountain Peru. If you are a like-minded outdoor enthusiast, contact Aracari or email travel@aracari.com for a tailormade trip to Peru including…

The Cordillera Blanca Santa Cruz trek: Sheer Bliss…

Peru adventure travel opportunities are almost limitless. Aracari’s founder & CEO, Marisol Mosquera, reports back on her recent Cordillera Blanca Santa Cruz trek. Review of the Cordillera Blanca Santa Cruz Trek I just did the Santa Cruz/Llanganuco Trek. Conclusion: It was absolutely gorgeous. The mountain scenery in the Cordillera Blanca is to die for – it is second only to the Annapurna in the Himalayas. Being so close to those snowy peaks was absolutely out of this world. The camping was first class and the food delicious. Our…

Choquequirao, The Other Machu Picchu

Choquequirao, The Other Machu Picchu

You may not have heard of Choquequirao, but that was intentional. 3,085m up in the Salkantay Mountain Range, the ‘lost city of the Incas’ and ‘sister’ city of Machu Picchu, was ignored completely by the chroniclers of the age, because as independent archaeologist Gary Ziegler said to the New York Times earlier this year, “the Spanish never found it.” At Aracari we offer a 6 day trek through the Choquequirao area. This is a tough trek hiking down into the canyon of the Apurimac river and up again….

Inka Trek to Choquequirao

Located on a mountain spur, overlooking the Apurimac river on south and the vertical slopes of the Vilcabamba range to the north and east, Inca Choquequirao (3000m) is an awesome site. A private trek to Choquequirao is a unique way to get away from the tourists crowds on a tailormade trip Peru. Choquequirao: The Lost City of the Incas It was considered for a century and a half to be “the Lost city of the Incas” a term applied now to Machu Picchu. In fact the likenesses to…