An Interview with Katie Arenas, Avid Traveler & OBP Travel Planner Katie Arenas grew up with an appreciation for the outdoors through immersive travel with family, friends, and as a solo traveler. She let her passion for active outdoor adventure lead her all the way to her role at Off the Beaten Path, where she […]
Before their conquest by the Incas, the Chachapoya controlled vast territory in Peru’s Amazonian cloud forests. Among the hallmarks of the sophisticated Chachapoya culture were skillful mummification and the construction of intricate sarcophagi and mausoleums tucked into imposing cliffsides.
This intrepid cultural expedition takes you from remote Chachapoya cultural sites in the high Amazon Utcubamba Valley to the ultimate Incan destination of Machu Picchu. For all three legs of the trip—northern Peru’s Amazonas region, a short time in Lima, and Cusco and the Sacred Valley—a private guide and driver meet you every morning for rich, custom-tailored explorations