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Amazon Woodpecker - Lucas Bustamante

Accounting for around 13% of the entire Amazon, the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest runs down the western side of Peru cradled by the Andean Mountains as the jungle’s spine. These mountains themselves rocket up biodiversity estimates for the forest and their slopes are home to the incredible bird-rich Cloud Forests. It’s these mountains and other factors […]

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Tahuayo River at Sunset - Alfredo Dosantos

The main gateways to the northern Amazon Rainforest and providing access to the incredible Amazon River, both Iquitos and Manaus are great places to experiences the Amazon environment. Providing access to the Amazon of northern Peru and Brazil respectively, there are some significant differences between both areas and differences in the Amazon Rainforest lodges and […]

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Delfin Amazon Cruises - Things to do on the Amazon River

The Amazon River begins as trickles in the Ecuadorian and Peruvian Andes and flows east as it crosses Peru, skirts the southern tip of Colombia, and travels through northern Brazil before emerging into the Atlantic Ocean near the Brazilian city of Macapá. There are some different wildlife-focused and relaxing things to do on the Amazon […]

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Tiger Rat Snake - Amazon Survival Tour - Alfredo Dosantos

Starting as the western Amazon Rainforest’s first adventure camping company, the Tahuayo Lodge has operated incredible Amazon tours since 1981. Evolving from a pure camping focus and with the addition of the award-winning Tahuayo Lodge itself, guests can now explore further into the Amazon and have a base to prepare and acclimatise to deep jungle […]

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Canopy Climbing - Things to do in the Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon Rainforest is the world’s largest container of animals, which makes it a great place for a wildlife tour from a number of excellent rainforest lodges and Amazon River cruises. Because the rainforest covers 40% of the continent and is home to a diversity of activity options, we have written the following guide for […]

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Manu River

The Macaw and Tapir Tour To start this list, we have the Macaw and Tapir Tour offered in the Manu National Park region of southern Peru. We have selected this tour as number one because you travel from Andes to Amazon to see different sections of Amazonia and will enjoy three different lodges in varied […]

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Macaw Clay Lick - Peru National Parks & Reserves

The Manu National Park One of the most attractive areas of Peru to visit, the Manu National Park rainforest contains an incredible richness of animals and plants. Although not allowed inside the actual park itself, you can visit the Reserved Zone on the Manu Adventurer tour from Puerto Maldonado or on some of the combination […]

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