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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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Amazon Villa - Tambopata Luxury Lodge

A great choice for a Tambopata luxury lodge in Peru’s southern Amazon Rainforest is the Amazon Villa, which is located in the buffer zone of Tambopata National Reserve and surrounded by an incredible diversity of animals and plants. The Amazon Villa offers a premium experience of the rainforest with exclusive use of the villa in […]

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Tambopata River

The Tambopata River in Peru supports one of the highest levels of animals and plants on Earth. The name is from the the Quechua words for ‘home’ and ‘high point’ as the river area is inhabited by indigenous communities and the origins of the Tambopata River can be traced to the Peruvian Andes. Location The […]

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The Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

One of the largest protected areas in Peru, the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve protects around 2,080,000 hectares of Amazon habitat. Situated between the Ucayali and Marañon rivers, the Pacaya was established in 1982 and protects a diverse section of the western Amazon basin. The magnificence of this reserve make it one of the best areas […]

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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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