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At Yampu Tours we love to share stories and assist in your research about our tour experiences in Latin America, Asia and Africa. Peruvian native Jose Irauzqui and his wife, Monica founded Yampu Tours in 1998, and travel frequently throughout Asia, Africa, Mexico, Central and South America. Yampu Tours is dedicated to international travel that departs from mainstream tourism and seeks to create personalized experiences for its clients. Yampu Tours is an ten-time recipient of the prestigious World Travel Award as South America’s Leading Tour Operator, Central America’s Leading Tour Operator and are members of a myriad of international travel organizations.

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The only thing better than meeting expectations is exceeding them.   Yampu Co-Founder, Monica Irauzqui had the honor to sit down for an interview with keynote speaker, Tony Winyard who hosts the Podcast Exceeding Expectations. Each episode of Exceeding Expectations features an interview with a person that loves their work and tries to far exceed the expectations of their clients. […]

Authentic Travel with Monica Irauzqui Woman business owner, mother, and world traveler, Yampu’s Monica Irauzqui has visited over 50 destinations during her lifetime where she has gained an exceptional level of expertise in nearly all things travel. In an interview with esteemed speaker, Chris Smit of Culture Matters, Monica shared her travel knowledge with excellent insights on how to be […]

Yampu’s carefully tailored Peru itinerary created for Los Angeles’ based interior designer, Luigi Irauzqui has grabbed the attention of some of the biggest publications in the luxury lifestyle industry. Adding to the list of prestigious magazines, Modern Luxury has featured the stylish duo’s adventures in their latest issue of LA Confidential, on newsstands now. In search for design inspiration to […]

Written by guest blogger, Jane Trombley of 3 Score and More  The Best of Peru’s Sacred Valley And How to See It What is Peru’s Sacred Valley?  Machu Picchu always grabs the headlines as the Andean destination of dreamers, scholars and intrepid tourists. Retracing the Inca Trail and the steps of the early 20th century explorers who “discovered” the “Lost City”  […]

Yampu Featured in Beverly Hills Lifestyle Magazine! Peru isn’t a destination to just visit. It’s a country that one must experience, in style. Yampu Tours’ carefully curated, luxury experiences that were crafted for the trendsetting explorer, The Style Hunter, will be featured in Beverly Hills Lifestyle Magazine’s November issue! Grab your copy when it hits newsstands November 20th and take […]

To reestablish his cultural roots in addition to bolstering his never-ending search for design inspiration, prestigious Los Angeles based designer, Luigi Irauzqui will be returning to his home country of Peru in collaboration with Yampu Tours this summer. In search for international inspiration, both modern and traditional, Mr. Irauzqui’s extensive travels have contributed to his exquisite sense of taste and […]