As the new year begins, the Yampu team reflects on their accomplishments in the past year and excitedly looks forward to what is in store for 2018 in the world of experiential travel. With this in mind, Yampu’s travel experts have excitedly compiled a list of the top destinations to visit in the new year that simply cannot be missed! […]

Meet Our Travel Experts at the 2018 LA Travel and Adventure Show!   On February 24th and 25th, Yampu will be attending the 2018 Los Angeles Travel and Adventure Show at the Los Angeles Convention Center where world travelers will be coming together to begin planning their travel filled year! Attendees will be able to explore endless vacation options, attend […]

Yampu Travelers! We are thrilled to share the news that one of our tours – Otaku Tour: Japanese Pop Culture Experience – has been elected as an Unordinary Trip of the Month by InfoHub.com, the #1 travel portal on the Internet specialized in the out-of-ordinary, special interest vacations. Passionate about traditional and modern Japan and dedicated to promoting Japanese culture, we are […]

Starting November 21, Brazil is opening up an electronic entry visa application to an Australian tourist wishing to visit the country. The new electronic document issuing system must issue the visa within 72 hours of the request being made by the tourist. The benefit is also valid for business trips. In January of next year, the electronic system will be available to Canadian, American and Japanese tourists! Dates have […]

This summer, Yampu Tours has opened new headquarters in Los Angeles, CA! Positioning the company for new growth, Yampu’s co-founders Monica and Jose Irauzqui have looked West. The new space will become business headquarters while Yampu’s Stowe, Vermont office remains open, meaning you can still reach us using the contact information you already have! Yampu’s move is also an expansion […]

In early July, the World Heritage Committee met in Poland, resulting in several new additions to the prestigious Unesco World Heritage Site list. These are locations of historical and cultural significance and can be considered “must-sees” to world travelers. See the list provided by Travel Weekly below. The new Unesco World Heritage sites, in alphabetical order by country, are: Angola […]

The Peruvian Ministry of Culture has made some changes to the regulations for entry times, hiking excursions & guide requirements in Machu Picchu. These new rules go into effect on July 1, 2017. Note that the Ministry is still finalizing the details so these are subject to change. Planning your visit to Machu Picchu through a tour operator will help […]