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Northern Amazon

I recommend you venture a few days (see above) in the Amazon for an experience that will certainly be different to anything you’ll already have known before.
The Peruvian Amazon rain forest is crossed by the Amazon River, high flow.
This more or less extensive pen plain swamp is inhabited by less than 5% of the population, and extends to the Atlantic and flowing with the Amazon and its tributaries. It constitutes about 60% of the country’s surface.

The majority are clustered around rustic villages living in semi autarky and interconnected by a river system where sailing boats.
The climate is both wet and tropical, the Selva has two climatic seasons marked differentiated: one summer (May-October) with sunny days and temperatures above 30 ° C and the other rainy (November to March) with frequent showers and increased river flows.
The most diverse ecosystem on earth, this vast jungle has the largest reserves of the world’s rainforests. And it is in Peru, in the mountains of the region of Arequipa, south of the country, the Amazon River has its source. Making it the largest river in the world, after the Nile …

I propose, of course, go on an adventure in the Amazon during your trip. The heart of the rainforest, the city of Iquitos, located in the begining of the Amazon, which has the distinction of being connected to the rest of the world by river or air, is the starting point for discover the National Reserve Pacaya Samiria and the biodiversity of the largest river in the world: the Amazon.
Natural jewel of the planet, this jungle is home of a flora and fauna particularly dense and varied. We can discover unsuspected species of the general public, as the pink dolphin.
The National Reserve Pacaya Samiria the protected natural area is the largest in Peru, about 2.08 million hectares. The abundance of virgin rainforest area endowed with an enormous biodiversity, similar to the Manu National Park. Unexplored and uninhabited, it has great potential for research studies and observing wildlife, particularly of certain endangered species in other areas.

Many lodges will welcome you and offer great comfort in the midst of this world so hostile at first sight …