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Peru is a favorite country for many visitors because of the many fantastic tourist sights and things to do. You can visit the world’s largest container of wildlife by enjoying excellent Amazon Rainforest tours and cruises, witness one of the New7Wonders of the World at Machu Picchu, enjoy beautiful historic city centres from the Spanish […]

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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 rainforest from Puerto Maldonado has the most clay licks and some of the most beautiful oxbow lakes in Amazonia. Not to mention, the Peruvian section of the Amazon Rainforest has been reported to contain one of the highest levels of wildlife. As […]

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Puerto Maldonado Travel - Macaws

Peru is a fantastic place to experience the Amazon Rainforest. Cradled by the Andes mountains, studies show that this side of the rainforest 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 gateway […]

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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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Manu Macaws at the Clay Lick

The largest national park in Peru and home to one of the highest levels of animals and plants on Earth, Manu National Park is an impressive protected area at around 1.5 million hectares. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to an incredible number of species and includes habitat from the Andes down to the […]

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Manu Tour Programs

Here, we provide our selection of the top 5 tours and programs for the Manu Rainforest. The Manu National Park is an enormous protected area and covers close to two million hectares of habitat, including Andean forest in the clouds down to the lowland Amazon. These Manu tours provide opportunities to explore the Manu cloud […]

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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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Manu Rainforest Turtles

The Manu National Park Tented Camp, also known as the Albergue Machiguenga, offers a low-impact lodge in the reserved zone of Manu National Park. Accessed from Cusco or Puerto Maldonado, depending on your itinerary (see below), Manu is the largest national park in Peru and protects one of the world’s highest levels of animals and […]

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