Experience Bolivia with these travel deals!   Sometimes referred to as the “Tibet of the Americas,” Bolivia is a well-kept south American secret. With so many varied landscapes pouring in from the dry Atacama, the towering Andes and the Amazon river basin, Bolivia’s diverse landscape offers endless opportunities.   During the month of Junes, Yampu’s Tour Consultants are offering an […]

There are time’s that travel, no matter how passionate about it you may be, becomes a daunting task. Whether you’re concerned about safety or the process of planning transportation, choosing and booking accommodations, finding activities, managing your time, navigating unknown places, the things to do before leaving, the things to do when you return, the list is endless. Yampu’s Tour Consultants […]

You could argue forever over the origin of glamping, or 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 the luxury safaris wealthy adventurers from America and Europe took in the early 20th century. Glamping allows travelers to experience the […]

According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), destinations at high altitude are at “minimal risk” for Zika virus, since the disease-carrying mosquitoes can only survive in humid climates. In this case, “high altitude” is considered to be 2,000 meters (roughly 6,500 feet). That means Mexico City; Quito, Ecuador; La Paz, Bolivia; and Bogota, Colombia are all cleared […]

This week on Instagram is dedicated to peaceful pictures. Our selection includes relaxing snapshots of Asia and South America. Who wouldn’t like a nice bath in these natural hot spring waters in Costa Rica? A photo posted by EXPERIENCE MORE WITH YAMPU (@yamputours) on Nov 27, 2015 at 2:26pm PST   Yoga class in Argentina by the vines. A photo […]

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 […]

Yampu Tours is very excited to announce that we have won the Leading Tour Operator in South America from the World Travel Awards. Furthermore, this is our 4th year running with such a great recognition! For over 15 years, Yampu has been designing trips of a lifetime to South America. Focusing on what we believe are the most important sites […]

Take that Vacation at These TOP Summer Destinations                 As the school yards clear out, and the flower blooms start to burst, it’s time for that much anticipated season . . .  Summer Vacation! You worked hard through the holidays, and made it through the muddy spring, so it’s time for some much needed time off. Only one question remains. […]

It’s the end of the year which tends to mean reflecting on the year behind us, and looking forward to the year to come.  Looking forward, we have created a list of our favorite destinations for 2013, and are eager to begin 2013’s adventures! Quito, Ecuador In 2012 Quito began to weave the city’s culinary scene into its tourism culture.  […]