Located within 15 minutes from the famous Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, the Monteverde Lodge offers upscale accommodation for the sophisticated naturalist who is looking for extra comfort. The hotel has been decorated with exquisite taste: a glass cathedral entry, high wooden ceilings, and open fireplaces. The lodge has 27 spacious and cozy rooms with wood and stone finishes and green […]

We love Inkaterra hotels! Their newest addition to their portfolio, Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba, has been chosen to received the 2016 Conde Nast Traveler HOT LIST Award. Only 60 hotels that have opened within the last year are selected to receive this prestigious award. A contemporary hacienda-style hotel in-between Cusco and Machu Picchu, Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba features panoramic views of the […]

Argentina’s president not only supported tourism by eliminating the artificial government exchange rate, allowing visitors to the country to get the market rate, he’s eliminated the Reciprocal Visa Fee of $160 per person. The fee had reduced visitor numbers since its implementation and has been an especially big hurdle for tour companies serving families. A family of four visiting Argentina […]

Yampu Operations Manager, Jessica Veliko, returned last month from a trip to Peru, the country that inspired Yampu Tours’ beginning. She returned with more than just incredible pictures, stories, and chocolates- she came back with exclusive insider tips and must-sees for adventurers looking to travel to Peru. The trip began with an overnight flight to Lima with a connection to […]

Our General Sales Manager, Karolina, celebrating 12 years with Yampu Tours, shares her thoughts on why she chooses Ecuador as a special place for travel with your family: During my years with Yampu Tours, I have received countless requests for the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. The Galapagos are quite a once in a lifetime adventure, and definitely a recommended family destination. […]

Kenya made history last weekend by burning 105 tonnes of ivory and 1.35 tonnes of rhino horn as a stand against poaching and illegal animal parts trading, a crisis they have been battling with intensity. African leaders, celebrities, and conservationists from across the globe watched on, and the even received national coverage. It is worth noting that the fight against […]