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Iquitos Travel Guide

Iquitos is a fantastic city to visit in northern Peru. This is Peru’s gateway to the Amazon Rainforest near the famous Amazon River. As this is often a favored entry point for the Peruvian Amazon, we have written this Iquitos Travel Guide to help first-time visitors have the best experience. The first thing to note […]

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Scarlet Macaw - Amazon Rainforest Travel

Given its vast size and often mysterious nature among first-time visitors, we’ve made an Amazon Rainforest travel guide to go over the best areas to visit. We will cover the best adventure tours, nature tours, luxury tours, short tours of 2 or more days, and budget friendly options. Jump straight to our selection of the […]

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Spider Monkey Tambopata

Peru contains one of the best sections of Amazon Rainforest for visitors. The area has the most clay licks and some of the most beautiful oxbow lakes in Amazonia. Not to mention, this section of the Amazon Rainforest has been reported to contain the most animals and plants. Home to some incredible lodges from the […]

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Toucan - Tambopata Research Center

The Amazon Rainforest of southern Peru is a fantastic place to visit to see some remarkable animals and plants. Enjoy immersing yourself in nature, relaxing in the rainforest, or a more adventurous vacation. Peru contains the second highest amount of Amazon Rainforest after Brazil, but is home to an area with more clay licks, more […]

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Puerto Maldonado Rainforest

The Puerto Maldonado rainforest includes one of the world’s largest tracts of protected tropical forest. This makes it a great place to experience Amazonia. Filled with fascinating animals, plants and beautiful scenery, the rainforest makes a great choice for an adventure holiday or even a memorable family vacation. Jump straight to our recommended Puerto Maldonado […]

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Puerto Maldonado Travel - Macaws

Peru is a fantastic place to experience the Amazon Rainforest. Cradled by the Andes mountains, researchers have found that this side of the Amazon contains the highest amount of animals and plants. As Peru makes a fantastic place to experience a rainforest that covers 40% of South America, Puerto Maldonado is then a main Amazon […]

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Delfin I or Delfin II

The Delfin I & Delfin II are two luxury cruises that voyage deep into the Amazon Rainforest of the fantastic Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. This is Peru’s largest national reserve, which is accessed from the rainforest gateway town of Iquitos. As these are both similar luxury cruises, do you choose the Delfin I or the […]

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Refugio Amazonas Lodge - Dining

The Amazon Rainforest of southern Peru is one of the most species-rich areas of Amazonia. It is also home to one of the healthiest tourism industries for Amazon Rainforest tours. Two great lodges to pick are the Posada Amazonas Lodge or Refugio Amazonas Lodge. Both the lodges are nestled in the rainforest and offer an […]

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