After months of quarantining and social distancing, you’re probably aching to embark on another adventure. However, the spread of COVID-19 has forced many countries to temporarily close their borders, making travel much more challenging. Though it’s still uncertain when countries will fully reopen and travel will return to normal, the pandemic doesn’t have to bring your travel plans to a […]

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 […]

Even though travel is still restricted, there are numerous countries that have devised advanced plans to welcome travelers again with different regulations and advanced safety protocols to ensure the health of both travelers and residents who rely on tourism.  We at Yampu of course make our travelers’ health and safety our first priority. This is how we are protecting travelers […]

Monica Irauzqui recently sat down with InEye Technologies’ founder, Preethi Natarajan to discuss how Yampu is thriving during the current pandemic including giving back by starting new classes for travel professionals. Watch the full interview below!      A 100% Woman-owned small business, InEye Technologies provides world-class travel products and accessories for a worry-free travel experience.   Many of […]

Social distancing, not isolation. While many of us travelers work from home, care for the children who are home from school, and cuddle our fur babies who love the new schedule, we continue dreaming of travel. We are here for you. Our Travel Experts will continue providing you with travel inspiration full of valuable, firsthand knowledge and unique perspective. Shoot us an […]

#postponedontcancel #savetourism It is known that those who work in the travel industry are being hit hard right now. The impact goes beyond the flight attendants and travel agents but affects the naturalist guide in the Masai Mara, the talented weavers in Cusco, down to the man pushing the elotes cart in Mexico City. All of these people rely heavily on tourism […]

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 […]

Yampu Tours Co-founder, Monica had the honor to be one of the guests on the Best Morning Routine, Ever podcast with Lunide Louis recently.   Each episode discusses effective morning routines of entrepreneurs and thought leaders in their appropriate fields while they discuss how their healthy morning habits have contributed to their success. The show goes forth to bless, heal, […]

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 […]

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 […]