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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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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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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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Howler Monkeys - Puerto Maldonado

There are some fantastic Puerto Maldonado jungle lodges, as the region is home to some of the most biologically diverse and wildlife-rich protected areas in the Amazon. Located near to Puerto Maldonado, you can find Tambopata National Reserve and the Manu Rainforest surrounding Manu National Park. This section of the Amazon Rainforest has the most […]

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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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Tambopata Research Center Macaws

Accessed from the sleepy town of Puerto Maldonado, Peru, Tambopata is one of the world’s most wildlife rich places with a fantastic diversity of species. Enjoy seeing many different rainforest monkeys, a fantastic assemblage of different birds, and much more. The Tambopata region is home to one of the highest concentrations of clay licks in […]

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