Category Archives: Sustainable Tourism

Sustainable Travel — Reducing Plastic

In light of our Carbon Neutrality in Peru, we would like to take a quick moment to talk to our travelers about avoiding plastic while traveling (and at home!). The use of disposable plastic items while traveling is: hard on … Continue reading

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Adding the Cordillera Blanca to Your Next Peru Adventure

    Don’t have the time for a long trek while visiting Huaraz? No Problem! Take a look at our two shorter versions of Huaraz’s most iconic treks! Huaraz is an incredible destination for trekking with its snow-capped mountains, Andean … 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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Make a Difference Group Climbs Kilimanjaro to Help Local Tanzanian Children (August 2018)

Climbing the tallest mountain in Africa is not your average adventure. In fact, it can be life changing. In August 2018, Gina Galdabini of Chicago, IL, Paula Gambina of Redondo Beach, CA, and Joey Villarreal of Los Angeles, CA will … Continue reading

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How To Avoid Crowds at Machu Picchu

In light of AFAR magazine’s most recent article, “The True Magic of Machu Picchu Isn’t Where You Think It Is”, we would like to highlight the items that they discuss, and we offer, that will help make your next adventure … Continue reading

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Experiencing Luxury on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

At AWR we pride ourselves in always working top-tier local guides who make all the difference when traveling to a new destination. Read on to hear from two AWR travelers who just returned from the 5-day Luxury Inca Trail Trek … Continue reading

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New W Trek Departures For Early Spring in Patagonia

We have exciting news! If you have been thinking about taking a trip to Patagonia to hike when the cold of winter is coming to an end, then you might want to keep on reading. This September we have three … Continue reading

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Family Patagonia Adventure

This family of four just returned from trekking in Argentina and Chile. They began their adventure in Buenos Aires, continued on to trek and visit glaciers in El Calafate and El Chalten, explored the incredible Torres del Paine National Park … Continue reading

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Bahian Magic at UXUA: Trancoso, Brazil

Our own South America Program Director and Brazil expert, Gretchen, just returned from a family dream holiday at the incredible UXUA hotel in Trancoso, Brazil. Read on as she describes her experience at UXUA and exploring Trancoso. Authenticity is the … Continue reading

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Feeling Like Inca Royalty in Peru!

This couple just returned from a 3-week anniversary trip to Peru where they explored Cusco, the Sacred Valley and completed the Luxury Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu! Read on to hear about more of their experiences. “I wanted to get … Continue reading

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