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, […]

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 […]

With the onset of Spring, warm weather and longer days, more of us are getting outside and thinking about that next trip. We want to move and delight in the rejuvenation of life – it’s our mental wake up from a long winter. How will you travel? While usually we focus on the “where” to go next, today we focus […]

One of the things we love best about traveling to new countries is experiencing the local modes of transportation, check out these hot wheels! Tuk-tuks Taking a ride in one is something everyone should experience. Tuk-tuks are the local taxis, and the easiest way to get around Siem Reap in Cambodia. You can take short trips anywhere in the main […]

Monica Irauzqui, VP of Yampu tours, was at the LA times Meet the Experts Event this past weekend sharing her Top Ten Adventure Trips in South America to an enthusiastic crowd of adrenaline seekers.  We all love a relaxing afternoon on the beach, and soaking in local cultures through leisurely strolls through cobblestone roads, but every now and then, it […]