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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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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 […]

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 […]

-By Guest Blogger, Jane Trombley of 3 Score & More Say “Argentina” and wine – especially Malbec – comes to mind. But the world’s largest waterfall system, the dramatic Iguazú Falls, lies along Argentina’s border with Brazil. “Amazing” doesn’t really do them justice. The Iguazú National Park (Parques Nacionales Iguazú (AR) y do lguaçu (Br)) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  After a […]

Nicholas Kontis, award-winning travel journalist from San Francisco, has released a new book, “Going Local: Experiences and Encounters on the Road,” covering his immersive, authentic travel experiences. In a world where people are more and more skeptical of tourist traps and cookie-cutter site-seeing excursions, Kontis opens readers’ eyes to the kind of travel that bridges cultures together and truly benefits […]

-by Best in Travel  Since 2010, Yampu Tours has been awarded South America’s Leading Tour Operator every year at the World Travel Awards, a testament to its constant, consistent, exceptionally personalized service offering. Unlike mainstream tourism, Yampu strives to to create personalized experiences for each and every client. Yampu Tours are the undisputed tour experts of South America, and offer […]