byInkaterra - The new brand of hotels under the Inkaterra umbrella - is now offering the same quality experience that has become synonymous with the Inkaterra name but in a more informal and casual style. The byInkaterra hotels in Peru will attract travelers seeking some of the country's most exciting and adventurous locations whilst specifically catering to travelers with limited time or budgetary constraints. Whether trekking to Machu Picchu or keen to explore the Amazon rainforest, guests at the byInkaterra hotels are guaranteed a comfortable and relaxed stay. The new hotels carry the core values of Inkaterra, promoting the groups signature values of sustainability, service and authenticity where hotel guests have the opportunity to also learn about Peru’s diverse wildlife and rich landscapes with a sense of place. The byInkaterra hotels may be likened to guests houses or authentic peruvian lodges with a welcoming and atmospheric feeling to impress guests and ensure they return time and time again.
Inkaterra - a pioneer of ecotourism in Latin America - is a collection of eco-lodges and boutique hotels in Peru at Cusco, Machu Picchu and Tambopata national park. Founded in 1975, Inkaterra is dedicated to protecting and preserving Peruvian wildlife, flora and cultural heritage through tourism, education and funded scientific research. 2010 saw the launch of Inkaterra's sister-brand "byInkaterra" offering a relaxed, casual and more affordable experience in Peru and includes el MaPi Hotel in Machu Picchu consisting of 48 guests rooms. Autumn 2011 sees the opening of Hacienda Concepcion, a lodge on the Madre de Dios river located within 819 hectares of lush forest. Comprising 15 rooms, Hacienda Conception will allow guests to be fully immersed in the jungle with the chance to enjoy a range of excursions. Expansion plans for the coming years include a new byinkaterra lodge in Cusco and developments in Sacred Valley and Cabo Blanco on the coast. Inkaterra's grounds are home to the world's largest collection of native orchids, rare hummingbirds, an organic tea plantation, extensive medicinal and botanical gardens and a project to reintroduce the endangered Andean spectacled bear to the wild which guests can visit with expert local guides.