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Sustainability

In everything we do, sustainability is the main objective that we keep in mind at all times. We work constantly to stay up-to-date and offer sustainable experiences. In the articles below, you can discover what we do to foster sustainability.

Fly more sustainably to Peru, Ecuador and Costa Rica with Impactful Travel, and enjoy the beautiful landscapes passing by underneath you even more than before.
Flying is a significant part of modern travel, but it’s also one of the largest contributors to carbon emissions. At Impactful Travel, we believe that avoiding air travel is ideal, but we also understand you can’t quite drive your Prius down to Ecuador. Fortunately, there are ways to fly more sustainably if it’s necessary for...
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Overcome the challenges of sustainable travel with Impactful Travel's accessible tours, credible practices, and rewarding experiences.
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Offering with coca leaves - Ausangate
Three years have passed since our last report. Of course, the pandemic has hit us hard and at some point almost caused a total halt in our activities. But all of that did not manage to  stop us completely. Today, only days before the end of 2022, we can say that we have largely recovered....
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A person removing a black plastic bag from the sea | Impactful Travel Peru
There are many destinations on this planet that seem nothing but perfect to us, letting us experience fantastic cultures and natural areas. However, appearances can be deceptive. We might not be aware of it, being immersed in our trip and stunned by everything we experience, but some destinations do face serious challenges.  Mass tourism, for...
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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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Gourmet and biodiversity food tour novoamazonian preparations displayed on a bar Exquisito Peru
Sustainable gastronomy means cuisine that takes into account where the ingredients are from, how the food is grown and how it gets to our markets and eventually to our plates.
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Musicians - Ausangate Trek - Impactful Travel Peru
Join RESPONSible Travel Peru as we offer guidance on planning a sustainable, unforgettable trip to Peru. Insider tips on traveling right. Read more!
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The team of Impactful Travel Peru in Huaraz, celebrating ten years of being pioneers in sustainable community-based tourism in Peru.
Read how the RESPONS team celebrated the company's tenth anniversary (in 2019); with workshops about sustainable tourism and much traveling!
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One person on lookout to Vinicunca or the Rainbow Mountain with no crowds and real colors | Impactful Travel Peru
Some must-see places are kind of doomed by the flocks of people attending their popularity. Here we present options to enjoy the Rainbow mountain under different conditions and also an alternative site
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Multiple hands piling rocks for a Pachamanca oven - Impactful Travel Peru
What has RESPONSible Travel Peru done in 2019 to be called a sustainable tour operator? Which are the issues in tourism? We discuss it in this long article.
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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.

We seek to connect meaningful tourism experiences with a committed global audience, enhancing communities and encouraging sustainable choices.

Together with you, we improve day by day, on the always-demanding path towards sustainability.

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