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Community-Based Tourism

Community-Based Tourism is what we stand for. Here you can find all our blog articles that we wrote about how we support local communities and how we enable you to meet them. For one single comprehensive article, we recommend you to read our Complete Guide to Community-Based Tourism in Peru.

Another beautiful stretch where the original pavement can still be observed, whilst hiking up from Soledad de Tambo. Hike the Qhapaq Ñan - Great Inca Road | RESPONSible Travel Peru
The Great Inca Trail, or Qhapaq Ñan, was the backbone of the Inca Empire, stretching over 24,000 miles across six countries in South America. This ancient network of roads, bridges, and staircases has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site and is a testament to the incredible engineering abilities of the Inca people. One of...
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Chimu island from above
If you want to visit the floating islands on Lake Titicaca, know that they are not all the same thing! Find out about the different options.
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Community-Based Tourism is what we stand for. We work together with many families all over the country to improve both the communities' livelihoods and our travelers' experience.
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Lucy harvesting herbs in the Vicos praire | Impactful Travel Peru
Enjoy this guest blog, written by one of our former employees, Tito! He went on a homestay in the community of Vicos and was so awestruck by what sustainable tourism can achieve, that he decided there and then to become part of our team. Read on to discover his whole story. Tito: We had recently...
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The Lord of Sipan in his tumb surrounded by his entourage and offerings
Unique trip to Peru: The Moche Route, is a guest blog by our friend Steph Dyson-Worldly Adventurer inspired by her recent trip to Northern Peru, where she also had the chance to experience Responsible Ecotourism in the Utcubamba Valley. Both destinations were part of a bigger itinerary that we had the chance to organize for her. Without...
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Rope bridge over the Vilcanota River on the Coffee Route to Machu Picchu - Impactful Travel Peru
Along the Coffee Route, you will enjoy the color of Peru's biodiversity, appreciate the warmth and generosity of welcoming host families, taste delicious local food, and much else besides.
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Marianne cutting the ribbon, officially opening the rebuilt homestays in Coporaque. Community-Based Tourism in Peru with Impactful Travel Peru.
A story of how RESPONSible travelers and our own family helped rebuild Coporaque's homestays after a destructive earthquake.
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Ausangate Trek - Impactful Travel Peru
The Andean mountain range is the most extensive on the planet and Peru is home to some of the most important ones. Visiting them is a unique experience as it offers the opportunity to visit them for all types of travellers.
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Four smiling women of Uros island in Titicaca
Planning your dream trip to Peru? Learn about how you can be a part of a Community-Based Tourism that champions authentic, local culture. Read more!
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ABOUT IMPACTFUL TRAVEL 

Impactful Travel's mission is to empower transformative journeys through sustainable and responsible experiences, we are committed to enriching lives - both for travelers and local communities in Latin America.

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Tours in Peru and Ecuador

Eco-Adventure and cultural exchange in Iquitos

Hummingbird in Jardines de Mandor - Machu Picchu

The Route of Goodies to Machu Picchu

coca leaf

Coca Leaf Reading Counseling in Cusco

Fire Ceremony in Cusco

By giving advice, cleansings, and offerings to the visitors, the "maestros" follow their mission.

Mother Earth Pachamama Ceremony in Cusco

Ecuador and Galapagos: Quick Highlights Tour

Balanced Ecuador Expedition

Complete Ecuador Adventure: Nature and Culture

Impactful Journey to the Heart of Costa Rica

The Gocta falls (Chachapoyas) from a distance. Sustainable tourism in Peru with Impactful Travel Peru

Exploring Northern Peru’s Spectacular Wonders