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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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Tahuayo Lodge

As mentioned in the article on Amazon camera traps, large animals in the Amazon are definitely hard to spot in the rainforest as they often hear you before you approach, are usually night active, and are spread throughout the jungle constantly changing their position. But one way to get around these problems is to place […]

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Heath Cameras

Large animals in the Amazon Rainforest have been notoriously hard to document and study, especially for records of abundance. Instead of observation, many researchers and naturalists have resorted to questioning local inhabitants about animal sightings. One of the hardest animals of the Amazon Rainforest to monitor are the much loved but near threatened Jaguars. However, […]

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Tucano Kayaks

The Tucano Cruise has undergone some changes this year and we would like to summarise the main improvements to the already fantastic tour of the Amazon Rainforest from Manaus, Brazil. On this 8 or 5 day expedition cruise, you can now enjoy the addition of kayaks, which the operator is very excited about (partly due […]

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Tahuayo Lodge

Fred Lepiere has taken some excellent photographs of the staff, buildings and lodge facilities at the Tahuayo Lodge, Iquitos, Peru. The Tahuayo Lodge (Main Lodge) The Tahuayo Lodge was established on December 1995 near the lower Tahuayo River. Following many camping trips in the region where tourists, scientists and naturalists alike were overwhelmed by incredible […]

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Tahuayo Frog

Fred LePiere has recently returned from the Tahuayo Lodge, Iquitos, Peru, and has taken some excellent photographs of the staff and Tahuayo Lodge facilities. Because of this, we thought we would make a Tahuayo Lodge Guide Profile page to show you the talented men and women who will escort you on your Amazon Rainforest adventure […]

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Amazon River - Manaus, Brazil

The largest city in Amazonia, Manaus once stood as a prospering rubber boom city where symbols of prosperity like the Teatro Amazonas were built from the finest materials the world could provide from Italian marble floors to French stained glass. With the collapse of the rubber boom, Amazon Rainforest cities slowly made the transition to […]

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Tambopata National Reserve - Peru

Founded in the early 1900s, the Tambopata National Reserve and adjoining Bahuaja-Sonene National Park contain an area of protected Amazon Rainforest about two-thirds the size of Costa Rica. On its own, the Tambopata National Reserve covers 274,690 hectares in the lowland rainforest and has a northern border defined by the Tambopata and Madre de Dios […]

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