Category Archives: Sustainable Tourism

Taquile Island: The Community of Men Who Love to Knit

Situated 45km on the Peruvian side of Lake Titicaca in the middle of the pristine blue-green waters is the quaint little island of Taquile. With a modest population of around 2000 Taquilenos, the community has an important role to play … Continue reading

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The Torres del Paine Circuit Trek: Join Now!

Are you ready for an exciting, out-of-this-world adventure? Patagonia is the place to come! This southern region is full of amazing treks, biking excursions, running opportunities and more. There are tons of adventures for different ages and abilities, all fun … Continue reading

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3 Ways to do the Famous W Trek in Torres del Paine

Trekking season in Patagonia is upon us! Read on to discover three different ways to do the famous W Trek in Torres del Paine with us this season. Self-Guided with Rifugios (basic) EcoCamp (comfortable) Explora (luxury) 1) Self-guided 5-Day Patagonia: … Continue reading

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The More You Know: Chile Travel Tips

A successful trip to Chile begins before the adventure! Read on for our tips on weather and when to go, packing and literature. WHEN TO GO: The best time to visit Chile depends on the region you’re traveling to. October … Continue reading

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NEW VIDEO: Everest Base Camp Trek

Follow along with Landon from AWR as he completes the Everest Base Camp Trek and, more importantly, discovers the beauty and culture of Nepal. The 17-day Everest Base Camp trek itinerary includes 13 days of trekking and 4 days in … Continue reading

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GUEST REVIEW: Lima, Lares Trek and the Amazon

This group of four just returned from a custom 15-day Peru adventure. They began in the culinary capital of South America and capital city of Peru, Lima. From there, they made their way up to the colonial and historic streets … Continue reading

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Make A Difference in Tanzania and Nepal in 2019

If you want to “travel with a purpose”, Make A Difference is offering two great charity trips in 2019 — Kilimanjaro in July and Everest Base Camp in October. These trips typically sell out, so contact us right away if … Continue reading

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Sustainable Travel — Reducing Plastic on Your Trip

The use of disposable plastic items while traveling is hard on the environment, hard on the communities left with the garbage, it’s expensive, and it can often be unhealthy. No traveler wants to leave a trail of plastic behind them, … Continue reading

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Climbing Kilimanjaro Responsibly with KPAP

The mistreatment of porters can be a troubling challenge in the climbing industry. We are an approved Partner company with the Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project – KPAP – and the International Mountain Explorers Connection – IMEC – Partner for Responsible Travel … Continue reading

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AWR Now Carbon Neutral In Peru

At AWR sustainable and mindful tourism is one of our defining cornerstones. As of October 1st, we are proud to announce that we will be launching are our new carbon neutral plan for all of our Peru programs. A letter … Continue reading

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