According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), destinations at high altitude are at “minimal risk” for Zika virus, since the disease-carrying mosquitoes can only survive in humid climates. In this case, “high altitude” is considered to be 2,000 meters (roughly 6,500 feet). That means Mexico City; Quito, Ecuador; La Paz, Bolivia; and Bogota, Colombia are all cleared […]

This week on Instagram is dedicated to the world’s wonders Our selection features Egypt and its temple of Luxor, Mexico with its most famous pyramid, the Easter Island in Chile, the Saksaywaman wall and the Machu Picchu in Peru. The pyramid of Chichenitza in Mexico A photo posted by EXPERIENCE MORE WITH YAMPU (@yamputours) on Feb 29, 2016 at 2:27pm […]

Mountain Lodges of Peru has been honored for sustainable tourism efforts with National Geographic Traveler’s “Leadership in Sustainable Tourism Award,” a 2015 Gold Adrian Award from Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI). The award recognized the family-owned adventure travel operator for “demonstrable leadership and innovation in preserving and communicating an authentic sense of place through a wisely managed tourism […]

The Latin American Travel Association (LATA) brings together over 200 Latin American companies, including tourist boards, tour operators, hotels, wholesalers, media, airlines and overseas members. In the last few weeks, the Zika virus has dominated the headlines, with a mixture of facts, theory and commentary which has led to confusion surrounding the risks posed to travelers to Latin America and […]