We love our Yampu Travelers and are always incredibly happy to assist return explorers year after year to find new and exciting experiences! Paul and Joe Franzetti, a dynamic father-son creative duo, have traveled with us on numerous occasions to create gorgeous works of art to benefit those in need. After meeting Yampu’s Cofounder, Monica on a trip in search of elusive pumas […]

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. […]

Yampu Tours founders, Monica and Jose Irauzqui recently returned from an inspection trip to Costa Rica, checking that all hotels and services are to Yampu’s gold standards, especially during this strange time. The two were thoroughly impressed by the attention to cleanliness and safety at every turn, meeting Yampu’s requirements with flying colors. Sharing some of their experiences and what […]

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 […]

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. […]

What do you give to your long-term partner for their milestone birthday? For popular American TV talk show host, Ellen DeGeneres’ 60th birthday, Ellen’s wife, Portia De Rossi, gifted her a life-changing experience. Knowing Ellen’s love for gorillas and childhood hero being the famed primatologist Dian Fossey, Portia organized a surprise trek in the heart of gorilla country. Trekking through […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]