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Tahuayo Lodge Sloth

The Amazon Rainforest stands as the world’s largest container of life and the largest tropical untouched wilderness. Crossing nine nations, the majority of people interested in experiencing this impressive ecosystem touch down in either Peru, Ecuador or Brazil. Of all the Amazon areas, researchers have found the highest diversity and most animals and plants in […]

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Tahuayo Monkeys

Iquitos is a fantastic city to visit at all times of the year but if you’re sensitive to hot temperatures, you may want to miss the hottest months of September, October and November. However, many people find these months an enjoyable time to visit. On average, temperature in the day goes up to around 32°C […]

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Iquitos Birds

Iquitos is Peru’s gateway to the northern rainforest along the Amazon River where you can experience the greatest wilderness on Earth. From Iquitos, you have access to one of the most biodiverse areas in Amazonia. Explore the waterways and hike the jungle scouting for an incredible diversity of animals and plants. Wildlife sightings are much […]

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Tahuayo Monkeys

Welcome to Iquitos. Located in the Loreto department of north Peru’s Amazon Rainforest, Iquitos is both the largest city in the world unreachable by road and the largest city in the Peruvian Amazon. So if you can’t get here by road, how else can you get to Iquitos? The most popular option is to fly […]

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Tahuayo Lodge Monkey

The clothes you choose to wear in the Amazon Rainforest will reflect your personality as there are pros and cons with whatever you wear. The general recommendation is to stick to loose-fitting cotton clothes, however, with so many new fabrics on the market, including mosquito-proof and quick-dry shirts and pants, you have your pick. There […]

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Tucano Cruise

The Amazon Rainforest covers half of the South American continent stretching across nine nations. Brazil contains by far the largest chunk of this impressive cradle of life (about 50%) with the next highest amount occurring in Peru. Forming as streams trickling down the Andes in the west, the Amazon River, which feeds this vast tropical […]

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Serere Lodge Jaguar

Bolivia is a landlocked country towards the south-east of Peru and east of Chile, on the western half of the South American continent. The country contains an amazing amount of wildlife and natural attractions, such as the Andean mountain range, impressive salt flats and the Amazon Rainforest. The Bolivian Amazon Rainforest contains some of the […]

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Sandoval Review

The Tambopata region, accessed from Puerto Maldonado (Peru), has several advantages over other Amazon areas. One of these is that the wildlife-rich Tambopata National Reserve is located very close to the base town of Puerto Maldonado, a very unique feature of this Amazonian region, so you spend less time getting to incredible areas for wildlife. […]

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Cristalino Tower

When researchers first documented the canopy, it changed how we thought about the world’s rainforests. Canopy findings rocketed up previous estimates and we now think 60 to 90% of all rainforest life is in the trees. Many animals were found high in the branches that never set foot on the forest floor. This means the […]

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