Category: Responsible Travel

Group of three Andean women in traditional attire taking part in an Awamaki workshop.

Awamaki: A Peruvian NGO that Elevates Local Artisans [Interview]

Q&A with Awamaki, an organization in the rural Andes that supports woman artisan weavers of the region through education, sustainable tourism and cooperatives.

Spot sea turtles, fish, colorful coral and more when scuba diving in the Galapagos.

Scuba Diving in the Galapagos: Your Complete Guide

Discover more about scuba diving in the Galapagos and scuba diving tours in the Galapagos, including best time to dive, best dive sites, what you’ll see, and how to book your trip.

The turquoise bay and sea vistas on the trail to the top of Cerro Tijeretas on San Cristobal Island.

San Cristobal, Galapagos: Complete Visitor’s Guide

Learn more about San Cristobal Island in the Galapagos, including history, best time to visit, wildlife, things to do, packing list, best restaurants, hotels and more.

The winding Amazon River as seen from above Iquitos, Peru

Iquitos Travel Guide: How to Explore the Peruvian Amazon

Check out our complete Iquitos guide for the best hotels in Iquitos, what to pack, Iquitos weather, top restaurants, expert advice, and more!

A photo of the earth at night from space by Nasa

Earth Hour Peru

Learn more about Earth Hour 2020 in Peru and around the World

A silhouette of a native Peruvian couple.

A Guide to Peru’s Cultural Traditions and Habits

Getting to know Peru’s cultural traditions and habits is all about the experience!

Two Quechua women sitting together in their brightly colored traditional clothing and hats.

The essential guide to gift-giving in South America

Support and empower local communities through responsible gift-giving on a trip to Peru.

A river in the Amazon surrounded by thick green trees. Pastel tones in the sky reflect on the water.

Posada Amazonas: Sustainable Tourism in the Amazon

Posada Amazonas is a shining example of a responsible ecotourism project in Peru that involves the local community.

A local community in the Peruvian Andes

Peru For Less helps to bring warmth to a local community

As a part of our mission here at Peru For Less we believe in giving back; and helped out this local community.