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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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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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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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