Join us as we follow the footsteps of Jose and Monica Irauzqui, the President and Vice President of Yampu Tours, on their recent journey through Peru. Having been to Peru numerous times they focused on new experiences and visiting new hotel offerings.   The trip, filled with vibrant cities, historical sites, and breathtaking landscapes, showcases the meticulously planned experiences Yampu […]

Are you ready to embark on a journey to the captivating and diverse landscapes of Brazil? Yampu Tours is thrilled to bring you exciting news about the latest developments in Brazilian tourism, straight from the Marketing Director of Brazil’s International Tourism Promotion Board, Jaqueline Gil. In a recent video interview, Jaqueline shares insights into the launch of EMBRATUR’s groundbreaking “Visit […]

Welcome to the ultimate Bolivia vacation experience, meticulously curated by Yampu Tours!   In 2024, Bolivia emerges as a must-visit destination, promising a blend of rich cultural heritage, breathtaking landscapes, and unparalleled adventures. Among its gems, the Uyuni Salt Flats stand out as a surreal destination, offering a mesmerizing blend of natural wonders. Join us on a journey through Bolivia’s diverse […]

Join Yampu Tours in unraveling the recent travels of our President, Jose, and Vice President, Monica, as they traverse the enchanting landscapes of Uruguay. Nestled between Argentina and the Atlantic Ocean, Uruguay reveals itself as a hidden gem brimming with untold stories—a seamless blend of history, culture, and serene beauty that left an indelible impression on our seasoned voyagers. Follow […]

Embark on an extraordinary adventure through the heart of Argentina with Yampu Tours. Join Jose Irauzqui, President of Yampu Tours, and Vice President Monica, as they personally experienced the wonders of Argentina on their latest trip. From the vibrant streets of Buenos Aires to the breathtaking landscapes of El Chalten and El Calafate, and the wildlife haven of Peninsula Valdes, […]

The Prestigious World’s Best Awards The World’s Best Awards by Travel + Leisure hold an esteemed position in the travel industry. Every year, the publication invites its readers, who are passionate travelers and connoisseurs of extraordinary experiences, to participate in a comprehensive survey covering various aspects of travel. From hotels and resorts to cities and cruise ships, respondents share their […]

Carnival is about community and renewal, and it’s no surprise that so many cities opt to celebrate Carnival in an extravagant way. The floats offer artists a unique outlet to broadcast their artistic flair and their interpretation of current events. They are bold, creative manifestations inspired by regional pride which capture the essence of the season with joy and decadence. […]

Top Destinations of 2023!   Get ready for the most amazing trip of your life. Explore exotic destinations across the globe, go on adventures, and explore new cultures. You can do it all with Yampu! Take your dream vacation to the top destinations of 2023. Discover new places, meet new people, and start planning your trip now. Our experts have […]

More travel is on the horizon as Ecuador and Galapagos Islands have just loosened travel restrictions. As of last week, the regulations to arrive in Ecuador and the Galapagos islands were updated for visitors. All travelers entering to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands will no longer need to present a RT-PCR or antigen test, or a vaccination certificate. This is wonderful […]

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of daily visitors allowed to enter Peru was cut to 2,244 in 2020. However, the Ministry of Culture has increased the capacity to 4,044 visitors per day, effective until December 31, 2022, in order to consider the need to revive the tourism industry. This action will enable tourism to resume in Cusco and […]

Summer may be coming to an end but that doesn’t mean you still can’t enjoy the sunshine. Early Fall is the perfect time to go on a trip. It’s usually still warm and sunny around this time of year in a ton of locations. Whether you are looking to relax on the beach or adventure in the wild, the world […]

Now that 2021 is said and done, we welcome the new in 2022! As the saying goes, “New Year, New Destination.” Okay, that might not be the actual saying, but we believe you deserve to travel somewhere new in 2022! So get inspired and take a look at Yampu Tours’ Top Travel Destinations to Book in the New Year with […]

First published by Peruvian news agency, Andina. See the full article here. Ollantaytambo —located in Cusco’s Urubamba province— has been selected as one of the ‘Best Tourism Villages’ 2021 by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) during a ceremony held in the Spanish city of Madrid. With this recognition, Ollantaytambo stood out as the only district that represented Peru among a total of […]

Social distance in the pristine Galapagos Islands with special cruise deals as early as December 2021 and throughout 2022. When booking a custom trip within mainland Ecuador, Yampu travelers can save big on a Galapagos trip extension with special buy one get one offers and other deals. With the choice between two modern and comfortable private yachts, the hardest part […]

Social Distance in the beauty of Chile and Argentina. No quarantine required with proof of vaccination and negative COVID test.   Exciting news! As of November 1st, 2021 international travelers are welcome in Argentina and Chile. The two countries will be lifting their once-required quarantine requirements with proof of negative COVID test results and proof of full vaccination.   The […]

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. […]