Explore the untamed nature of the second-largest reserve in the basin at Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. Home to over 1,000 animal and plant species, the reserve preserves the natural ecosystem while allowing for the development of nearby villages. Visitors typically join a tour operator to learn about the area and its animal and plant life through first-hand experience trekking and boating through the rainforest. Several endangered and exotic species call the reserve home, including the spider monkey, pink dolphin, and giant river otter. While here, consider visiting one of the villages to learn about the locals' fishing, farming, hunting, and scavenging responsibilities. Take a look at our Nauta tour builder to schedule your visit to Pacaya Samiria National Reserve and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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My family of 6 members we just returned from a week long Peru vacation 2 days in Cusco and 5 days in the Amazon at Iquitos city. We use Local Trekkers Peru, because they seem to be the only company... more »
We flew from Lima to Iquitos and boarded the Amatista, a wooden riverboat with around 50 guests. The rooms were comfortable with good reading light and private shower. The food was home cooked and... more »
Great place to go. I was lucky enough to go with a local family. I was able to see the real jungle life. Had fresh fish and fruit. Be sure to bring bug repellent!!!
This is a beautiful and fascinating part of the world, especially if you enjoy birds. It is worth visiting not only for the natural wonders and incredibly diverse wildlife, but also for the people! The locals who live in the Amazon are an inspiration, and a reminder that a fulfilling life does not require much modern "stuff."
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