Can you believe it’s already a new year, let alone a whole new decade? Time sure flies when you’re having fun exploring the world! To get you inspired for your future travel adventures in the new decade, Yampu’s travel experts have put together a list of their top destinations to add to your travel list in 2020!   General Sales […]

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 […]

Acknowledged annually on April 22nd, Earth Day is a worldwide celebration in which various events are held to show support for environmental protection. Since Yampu Tours’ founding, the company has had an unwavering commitment to supporting the regions in which we explore in order to provide a long-lasting future for this stunning world we live in. From sourcing eco-friendly accommodations […]

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. […]

New yacht Catamaran,Tip Top II, will start operations in April 2016. Tip Top II has more stability, preventing seasickness in travelers. The yacht also features 4 cabins on the main deck, which are interconnected for the convenience of families or small groups. All departures available through August will be offered at a special promotional price. The yacht will visit 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 […]

Now that it’s summer, are you wondering why you didn’t book a vacation? It’s not too late. Take a peek at Yampu’s top ten budget summer trips! The Highlights of Bali — 7 Days starting at $2,608  To the uninitiated, Bali might seem like just another popular tourist destination, but for anyone who visits its shores it is impossible not […]

Yampu co-founder, Monica Irauzqui shares her suggestions: May is a lovely month in Namibia. The weather is increasingly dry, with a real freshness in the air, and much greenery in the landscape; at this time the air is clear and largely free from dust. A recent client of ours just returned and got the chance to interact with wildlife including this […]

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 […]

Enjoy the luxury of taking the time to truly experience a magical part of the world by enjoying the leisurely pace of travel by train. There are some extraordinary trains that let you explore the world from this unique perspective. Here are a few of our favorites: Eastern and Oriental Express, south-east Asia “As the shining domes of 21st-century downtown Bangkok […]

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 […]

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. […]