We love hearing from our travelers and travel agents! Travel Advisor Valarie, recently worked with Yampu Tours’ Jose Irauzqui on curating a delightful adventure through Ecuador; “Jose put together a package that included 3 days of tours and 2 nights in the highlands of Ecuador with a private guide and driver for our private group of 6. Everything was spectacular. […]

Yampu Tours is proud of our dedication and commitment to the wellbeing of our destinations around the globe, including Ecuador and its enigmatic Galapagos Islands. Our efforts, while focused heavily on protecting the incredible biodiversity of the Galapagos, are also aimed at providing sustainable economic growth to the small but remarkable communities living and working in the archipelago.   Our local naturalist guides and crew members have been […]

Yampu Traveler, Cheryl is another talented nature photographer who graciously shares her stunning photographs from each of her adventurous Yampu experiences. Also a dedicated veterinarian, Cheryl loves to capture images of the unique wildlife she encounters during her explorations. Cheryl recently partook in a wild adventure in Ecuador where she photographed numerous animals within the Canande and San Isidro reserves. […]

Good news! The Peruvian government ordered the lift of the mandatory 14-day quarantine for foreign or non-resident passengers entering the country.   This rule declares that passengers with negative antigen test results of COVID-19 will not have to quarantine. The sample test is taken at entry in the country; that is, at the Jorge Chávez International Airport in Lima or at […]

So much for that “20-20 vision”, we hoped for. But 2021 is a new year, and as the saying goes, “New year, new destination.” Okay, that might not be the actual saying, but we believe this year will be the year of make-up vacations and travel restarts! So, dust off your passport and take a look at some of Yampu’s […]

Being a Digital Nomad, free of restrictions of needing to work in a designated space like an office, has become a growing trend over the last decade as technology becomes more reliable and jobs move to online platforms. Gone are the days of the need for cubicles, small talk at the water cooler, and 9-5 office hours. Work culture is […]

With health and safety being of the utmost importance, the Galapagos Islands are welcoming explorers with new health guidelines to allow you to explore the islands this holiday season and with deep discounts to boot! 45% off Finch Bay Hotel On a Second Night or Second Room* The Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel is your Galapagos exploration headquarters from which to discover […]

Here’s Where You Can Escape the Winter Blues (While Social Distancing) 2020 has been a year and it’s not over yet. Long nights have already begun, and the frigidness of winter is coming. Fortunately, with thorough safety precautions in place, these destinations are waiting to welcome you in from the cold for some much-needed Vitamin D.   No Snow, No […]

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On August 15th, the Ecuadorian government’s Emergency Operations Committee published a new protocol concerning entry into the country. It aims to reactivate the tourism sector while ensuring the safety of both Ecuador’s citizens and foreign visitors. Previously, Ecuador had required visitors to present a negative PCR test and to quarantine for 14-days once in the country.  As of August 14th, […]

The Costa Rica tourism ministry has eased travel restrictions for Europe and select parts of the United States. US travelers who live in Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. can now visit Costa Rica with proof of residence of the allowed states as of September 1st. On September 15th, Colorado, Massachusetts, and […]

This article or content from this article first appeared on Rainforest Expeditions blog at blog.perunature.com One of the most frequently asked questions we receive from our guests considering to visit the Tambopata National Reserve is: “Can I travel to the Amazon during rainy season?” Our answer? A resounding: YES! The time between October and March is a magical time in the Amazon […]

February Festivities Around the Globe The month of February is known as a month of love and romance throughout the United States with starry-eyed lovers celebrating Valentine’s Day on the 14th, but this time of year brings many celebrations from across the globe. From the enchanting Lantern festival in Taiwan to the vivacious Carnival celebrations in Brazil, the world is […]

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 […]

By Guest Writer, Cassie Steele Since Charles Darwin’s arrival in 1835, Galapagos has enjoyed constant growth in the number of visitors that have decided to uncover the uniqueness of the island. Travel to this location can definitely help you obtain unique life events. So what sort of sights, sounds, and experiences can you only experience in Galapagos?   Endemic Species  Galapagos is […]

Visiting Archeological Sites in Peru with Yampu Tours By Guest Blogger and Luxury Travel Expert, Carmen Edelson   On my recent trip to Peru with Yampu Tours, I had the opportunity to explore many parts of the country with their local guides. From Lima to Cusco, I enjoyed getting to know the history, culture, and culinary delights of the Peruvian […]

Choose from several free tours to add to your Uruguay experience when booking in December! Uruguay offers unspoiled deserted beaches, old colonial towns stalled in the past, natural meadows and extensive wetlands, bird and whale watching, thermal springs and beautiful estancias where you can live the real Gaucho spirit! Our most popular Uruguay tours include a visit to the richly […]