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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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Eagles Crag Lodge - Luxury Tours in South Africa

The Eagles Crag Lodge (Shamwari Reserve) Offered as the premium lodge in Shamwari Reserve, the Eagles Crag Lodge offers incredible comfort, excellent views, delicious cuisine, and exhilarating game drives through the Shamwari Reserve. In addition to the game drives and tours, enjoy spotting some different wildlife from the lodge itself. The suites at the Eagles […]

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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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Kruger National Park - Elephants

To make the most of your safari in South Africa, here’s a guide to the Shamwari Game Reserve and the Kruger National Park. We will mention reserve summaries, activities, wildlife, and differences. To start with, both these protected areas are visited from two different base cities… Kruger National Park is in the country’s north-east. To […]

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Shamwari Reserve

If you’re deciding whether to visit the Shamwari Reserve or the Addo National Park from Port Elizabeth in South Africa, it really depends what you want from the experience. Both of these reserves can offer a contrasting experience and it depends on several factors to which you choose, including what you want to see, your […]

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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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Best Tambopata Wildlife Center - Tambopata Research Center

Here are some of the best wildlife lodges for the Tambopata National Reserve to see an incredible amount of animals and plants at a comfortable lodge with attentive and knowledge wildlife guides and staff. As for the best Tambopata wildlife center, to see the most wildlife we recommend choosing a Tambopata lodge with a responsible […]

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Best Itinerary for Peru - Amazon Discovery

Given the diverse and high number of attractions in Peru, the best itinerary really depends on your personality and interests. The most visited itinerary option here is Machu Picchu, which is often combined with other Incan sites, Spanish colonial architecture, and the incredible Amazon Rainforest. Peru contains the second largest fraction of this incredible forest, […]

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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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