British Airways will start flying to Costa Rica, their non-stop service between Gatwick Airport and Juan Santamaria International Airport is scheduled for April 27th, 2016. Route will be operated using Boeing 777 with capacity for 275 passengers with three categories of seats.
By now most people know that Yampu shares the idea of responsible travel. It’s a nice sounding term, but what many may not realize is that our mission, rooted in this idea of responsible travel, is deeply focused on the health of communities and ecosystems within the destinations we travel to. It’s a push to integrate life-changing travel experiences with […]
In January, Llao Llao Hotel & Resort launched “My Forest Llao Llao,” a new green program designed to care for and reforest the native Andean forests the hotel is developing with ‘Asociación Civil Sembrar,’ who is running part of the program called “Change is Today,” in an area of the hotel’s land. The program presents hotel guests with the option […]
In a celebration of Earth Day, Vogue names Lapa Rios in Costa Rica a top 6 Most Exotic, Eco-friendly Hotel. Lapa Rios is within a private nature reserve on Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula and features 17 secluded bungalows overlooking the ocean. The eco-lodge has a salt-based pool, a guide hut that teaches regional geography and biodiversity, and a canopy rooftop […]
The ecosystem that lies within a rainforest’s canopy is delicate, intricate, and nothing short of spectacular, but is a facet of the forest that few beyond the birds and primates get the chance to experience. With a growing push for the health of our planet’s ecosystems, and growth in eco-tourism, those with a passion for nature, biology, photography, and exploration […]
Booking a tour to Southeast Asia? Yampu has the scoop on the best stops in Vietnam. Check out these exclusive stops you should consider for your Vietnam adventure, and ask our Tour Consultants for more details on the best places to go or how to add these stops to your itinerary! First up, we want to highlight one of […]
New yacht Catamaran,Tip Top II, will start operations in April 2016. Tip Top II has more stability, preventing seasickness in travelers. The yacht also features 4 cabins on the main deck, which are interconnected for the convenience of families or small groups. All departures available through August will be offered at a special promotional price. The yacht will visit the […]
From now through July 31, save 15% off when you book a stay with Ka’ana and receive exclusive perks when you take advantage of our Taste of Belize promo. Offer applies to trips booked between August 1-December 17, 2016. Perks include: -Daily Continental Breakfast -Early check in/ Late check-out (based on availability upon check in) Ask us to include this […]
Although tourism infrastructure is still in tact and performing under normal operations, the 7.8 magnitude earthquake has killed hundreds of people and injured thousands. The damage is vast. Travel to Ecuador is encourages as tourism is one of the main economic drivers, generating much needed jobs and currency, especially critical in this time of need. There are other ways to […]
The Ministry of Tourism in Ecuador has reported that the tourism infrastructure located in areas not significantly affected by the earthquake including: Amazon, Andes and Galapagos; including all airports, accommodations, tour operation and ground transport will remain open and fully operational to meet the needs of tourists.
The Department of Immigration Services in Kenya officially announced that the waiving of visa fees for children 16 years and under has come into effect as of February 1st, 2016. Use this fabulous opportunity to book a tour today. Yampu offers a wide variety of safari tour packages throughout Kenya that are perfect for a family experience.
Barack Obama and family recently experienced a stay at Patagonia’s Llao Llao Hotel & Resort Spa- one of our Yampu tour destinations! During the family’s stay in Bariloche, they enjoyed a walking tour of glacial lakes, dinner at the Moreno Lake Lounge, and hiking experiences through Patagonia. They even met up with the President and First Lady of Argentina! The […]
You could argue forever over the origin of glamping (AKA ‘glamorous camping’) but when looking at the beautiful luxury camping scenes set under yurts or canvas tents, it is reminiscent of the nomadic people of Central Asia and the luxury safaris wealthy adventurers from America and Europe took in the early 20th century. Glamping allows travelers to experience the […]
15 years after opening doors in Torres del Paine, EcoCamp Patagonia‘s pledge to promoting sustainable tourism in Chile is just as strong. They recently achieved new recognition from the tourism industry regarding green practices and dedication to sustainable tourism. Among these is TripAdvisor’s Greenleaders – level platinum certificate (the maximum level of representation in TripAdvisor) and recent recognition as the […]