The reopening of Machu Picchu already has a date for the general public: November 1st. The Ministry of Culture reported that the archaeological site will have a reduced capacity of 675 people per day, as a health prevention measure against the spread of covid-19. Public and private institutions involved in the operation of tourism in the area are implementing biosecurity […]

Even during trying times, Yampu’s travel experts are always looking out for our travelers to ensure that their experiences go beyond expectations. Read below how Yampu Tours Cofounder, Jose ‘Bulldog’ Irauzqui continues to assist Yampu Travelers during the time of COVID19.   I am extremely thankful that when I was having multiple problems trying to establish a travel insurance claim […]

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After months of quarantining and social distancing, you’re probably aching to embark on another adventure. However, the spread of COVID-19 has forced many countries to temporarily close their borders, making travel much more challenging. Though it’s still uncertain when countries will fully reopen and travel will return to normal, the pandemic doesn’t have to bring your travel plans to a […]

On August 15th, the Ecuadorian government’s Emergency Operations Committee published a new protocol concerning entry into the country. It aims to reactivate the tourism sector while ensuring the safety of both Ecuador’s citizens and foreign visitors. Previously, Ecuador had required visitors to present a negative PCR test and to quarantine for 14-days once in the country.  As of August 14th, […]

The Costa Rica tourism ministry has eased travel restrictions for Europe and select parts of the United States. US travelers who live in Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. can now visit Costa Rica with proof of residence of the allowed states as of September 1st. On September 15th, Colorado, Massachusetts, and […]

Even though travel is still restricted, there are numerous countries that have devised advanced plans to welcome travelers again with different regulations and advanced safety protocols to ensure the health of both travelers and residents who rely on tourism.  We at Yampu of course make our travelers’ health and safety our first priority. This is how we are protecting travelers […]

Monica Irauzqui recently sat down with InEye Technologies’ founder, Preethi Natarajan to discuss how Yampu is thriving during the current pandemic including giving back by starting new classes for travel professionals. Watch the full interview below!      A 100% Woman-owned small business, InEye Technologies provides world-class travel products and accessories for a worry-free travel experience.   Many of […]

Social distancing, not isolation. While many of us travelers work from home, care for the children who are home from school, and cuddle our fur babies who love the new schedule, we continue dreaming of travel. We are here for you. Our Travel Experts will continue providing you with travel inspiration full of valuable, firsthand knowledge and unique perspective. Shoot us an […]

Yampu Traveler, Jennifer recently returned from a fun filled journey through Ecuador! Making Stops in Quito, Cotopaxi and enjoying a 5-day cruise through the Galapagos Islands, Jennifer was very pleased with her experience! Very knowledgeable, helpful and resourceful staff. Answered all questions and concerns quickly. Itinerary was excellently planned. They listened to our wants and needs to plan the best […]