Summer may be coming to an end but that doesn’t mean you still can’t enjoy the sunshine. Early Fall is the perfect time to go on a trip. It’s usually still warm and sunny around this time of year in a ton of locations. Whether you are looking to relax on the beach or adventure in the wild, the world […]

 Africa is filled with thrilling excursions and an abundance of wildlife. This makes this a prime travel destination for people who are looking to plan an itinerary packed with unique, memorable experiences. So, if you are looking to plan a trip full of fun and adventure, check out these featured destinations. Trust us, they will not disappoint!   Namibia  Namibia […]

We love our Yampu Travelers and are always incredibly happy to assist return explorers year after year to find new and exciting experiences! Paul and Joe Franzetti, a dynamic father-son creative duo, have traveled with us on numerous occasions to create gorgeous works of art to benefit those in need. After meeting Yampu’s Cofounder, Monica on a trip in search of elusive pumas […]

Your Next Adventure Begins Here… Winner will be chosen Monday, 2/3/2020!     You and a friend could spend 8 days discovering where eco-tourism began while experiencing the tropical rainforests, active volcanoes, beautiful beaches and wildlife of Costa Rica!   One winner and their friend will both receive $400 air credit to use for their flights and 7 nights at […]

By Guest Writer, Cassie Steele   Discover The Grandeur Of Argentina-Brazil’s Iguazú Falls Tourists who appreciate the incomparable beauty of water will love the dramatic and majestic Iguazú Falls, situated along the border between Argentina and Brazil. These waterfalls have a width of 2.7 km, and range in height from 197 to 269 feet. They are considered one of the world’s […]

Raising a teenager is as easy as nailing Jell-O to a tree. Planning a vacation with teenagers, however, doesn’t have to be so tricky! We all know that teenagers are not so easily amused nowadays, with social media and Fortnight taking precedence over family time, so it certainly takes some careful planning to appease their adolescent angst. For a smooth […]

Cultural Experiences and Dinners on us in the Himalayas! Experience the rugged landscape of the Himalayas with a custom tour of Nepal and Bhutan! Some of the most challenging destinations to visit in the world, both Nepal and Bhutan’s gorgeous landscape and welcoming locals are beyond worth the effort! When booking your adventure to Nepal during the month of May, […]

The Top 10 Trains to Jump on Board for your Next Big Trip! There are so many different forms of transportation to choose from, and each carries its own perk. You can shorten that travel time by flying between your destinations, or if you’re looking to meet other travelers, gain a sense of community by cruising from place to place. […]

Can’t decide between Mountains and Beaches for your vacation?  These are the best destinations offering both!   Peru Generally, when one thinks of Peru the vast Andean Mountain peaks come to mind, sheltering long lost Incan relics and extensively winding trails calling for adventurers and nature lovers alike. Much of this may be true, but Peru being a coastal country […]

I experienced some of the best parts of Peru and Argentina, including the glaciers in the Argentina side of Patagonia. Ahead of me awaited one of the most coveted destinations in South America: Chile. Chile is known for its vastly diverse landscapes, it’s delicious wine, great skiing and of course the beautiful Chilean side of Patagonia. It really makes sense […]

One of Yampu’s Tour Consultants, Maggie, went to Peru, Chile and Argentina to get an eye-witness view of some of the best experiences these countries have to offer. She returned with great stories and expert knowledge that will be used to plan amazing custom itineraries for Yampu travelers in her new role as tour consultant. Read about her experiences in […]

Yampu co-founder, Monica Irauzqui, was interviewed while at industry event, TravelMart LatinAmerica, on exciting new options she’s added to Yampu’s customized tours. I was looking for and found many exciting options to connect our clients with meeting people and giving back in our destinations,” says Monica Irazqui, v.p. of Yampu Tours. We are always in the market for off-the-beaten-path adventure […]