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 […]

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 […]

Prepared to get wet… Although winter is on its way and the holiday season is about to begin, our travel experts are experiencing beach fever with numerous deals to Belize throughout the month of November. When booking a seven-day Belize experience with Yampu, find yourself swimming alongside thousands of large and small fish inhabitants in a true marine wonderland with […]

By Guest Writer, Cassie Steele Planning a Family Adventure in the Punta Sal National Park  The Punta Sal National Park is one of the most beautiful jewels in Honduras, perfect for a family adventure with your children. Located on the Bay of Tela in picturesque Atlantida, the park is on a peninsula that stretches out into the Caribbean ocean. It […]

Peak season in South Africa is here, and it really is a most idyllic travel destination. Not only can visitors enjoy the full safari experience that touch the hearts of the many who travel to Africa, but beyond that South Africa offers incredible urban life (including delicious culinary delights), beautiful beaches, adventure activities (cage diving with Great Whites, anyone?), world-renowned […]

Why you need to go to Peru (even if you’ve already been) How often do you visit a destination that has so much to offer that you wish you had more time to experience the things you missed out on? Since 1998, Yampu has been sharing luxury experiences in Peru with thousands of travelers from around the world, often times […]

Exclusive Travel Deals on Gorilla Trekking in Uganda Trekking through the thick jungle of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda in search of the last mountain gorillas in the wild is arguably one of the most life changing experiences you can have while visiting Africa. The trek itself is a little rough, bushwhacking through dense forests alongside your experienced guide. […]

Where to go in 2019; Yampu’s Must-See Destinations for the New Year Each year our travel experts search the ends of the planet (quite literally) to bring you the top destinations to visit in the new year with unique experiences that only a company like Yampu can offer. With 2018 finally behind us (let’s face it, this year was a […]

Joe and Paul Franzetti share their creative Adventures while opening the windows to Scandinavia. True art is subjective. However, art is an expression of the artist to inspire viewers to look beyond the canvas in hopes that they will assimilate to the same raw emotions and experiences in which the piece represents. To achieve such momentous works, these creators search […]

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 […]

Those who are interested in sailing Patagonia cruises better hurry! If you book before June 30th, you can take 10% off your Australis voyage! All outdoor cabins overlook large glaciers, forests, and snow-capped mountains, and each day of adventure is followed by a long, Spanish dinner full of local and regional specialties, from oysters and king crab to Argentine beef […]

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 […]

A symbol of life, death, and renewal, cherry blossoms, or sakura, are cherished throughout Northeast Asia as a timeless metaphor for the delicacy of one’s time on earth. Every spring these intoxicating blooms, although short-lived, provide a dreamlike display that the people of Japan admire and reflect upon with the centuries-old tradition of hanami or Cherry Blossom Viewing. The island nation will be […]

The benefits of travel, experiencing the world first hand, is unmeasurable as great positivity stems from seeing the world with one’s own eyes. Paul and Joe Franzetti, a dynamic father-son duo and Yampu Travelers, have managed to bring together their talents and inspiration from their world travels to not only release creative energy, but to inspire others and benefit those […]

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! […]

By Ellen Lutwak   Voluntourism is more than simply scheduling some volunteer time along with sightseeing. It is a purposeful activity – at its very best, enhanced by cultural sensitivity and responsible travel. For the traveler, such a journey can provide a deeply meaningful experience. Where do you begin when you want to venture out on a journey that includes […]

There is such an amazing array of stunning lodges in Africa, that Yampu is introducing a dedication to the African Lodge Experience. Here are just a few of the African Safari lodges which Yampu staff ranked as some of the best for “Rooms With A View”: BOTSWANA Baines Camp- Okavango Delta Set in a grove of trees, and surrounded by […]

Savings for September and October stays for land-lovers looking to explore the Galapagos Islands! Scalesia Galapagos Lodge is situated in the highlands of Isabela Island on the slopes of a volcano, about 20 minutes from the town of Puerto Villamil. The modern, luxurious, safari-style tent resort is in the middle of a magical forest with a spectacular view of the […]

Our Tour Consultants are excited to announce that children can experience the wonders of Patagonia for free! Children who are traveling with a parent to Patagonia on 2018 December departures can cruise the southernmost region of the world at no additional cost! Take an amazing journey to the “uttermost end of the earth” with the whole family on modern expedition cruise […]