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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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Tahuayo Lodge Iguana

Two of the advantages of the Tahuayo Lodge over other Amazon tours are the customizable & highly flexible itineraries and private guides. You are then free to focus on hiking, canoeing, birdwatching, culture, or to have a diverse Amazon Rainforest experience. Here is a description of this tour as well as a review from my […]

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Delfin II

Delfin have just announced new upgrades to their fleet of luxury Amazon vessels to cruise the waterways from Iquitos, Peru. These cruises are an exceptional way to experience the beautiful and wildlife rich Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. But first, a Christmas announcement! Last Call! Christmas and New Year’s departures Sailing in the Amazon in search […]

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Tahuayo ARC

The Tahuayo Lodge Canopy Zipline (Iquitos, Peru) is the longest zipline system in the Amazon Rainforest and has been ranked one of the world’s most exciting ziplines by Fox News. The canopy experience, enjoyed by everyone, including the children and grandma, defies written description. Flying through the treetops by zip line was truly exhilarating. – […]

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