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Peru Amazon Tours

On a Peru vacation, the Amazon is a rainforest that stretches across nine countries. While the majority of the forest belongs to Brazil, it also covers areas of Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana. 

It is believed that the forest has been in existence for at least fifty-five million years while archaeological evidence suggests that human habitation began around 11,000 years ago. The first European to embark on the Amazon was Spaniard Francisco de Orellana who travelled the length of the river in 1542. During the 17th and 18th centuries, Portuguese adventurers went further into the forest and the second half of the 20th century witnessed a massive campaign of Amazon colonization.  

There are still uncontacted peoples in the world as there are approximately sixty-seven unknown tribes in the Amazon. There are now groups dedicated to providing aid to those groups that are known and to prevent interference to those that remain hidden. 

The Amazon stretches across 1.4 billion acres of dense forest encompassing half of the planet’s remaining tropical forests. It provides a refuge for endangered species and it is believed that one in ten of the world’s known species can be found in the rainforest. This diversity makes it a hub for ecotourism and the goal of such tourism is to help sustain the ecosystem as well as indigenous communities while providing constant wildlife viewing opportunities, all to be experienced on Peru tours. 

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Peru Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to a Peru vacation.

Learn about the history and culture of Peru, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Peru's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips and visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Peru for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Peru tours today!


Extend Your Trip

After your Peru Vacation Packages, why not consider another of Goway's Latin America tours? These include a large selection of other exciting countries in Central and South America. We offer Chile vacation packages and Easter Island toursEcuador vacation packages which include Galapagos cruises and Brazil tours including Iguassu Falls tours among many others.


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The Amazon

  • Lima, Amazon Jungle Lodge & Machu Picchu

    MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: Get back to nature and discover the wonders of the Amazon and Machu Picchu on this jungle and mountain combination. Begin with a brief stop in Lima to explore the capital before connecting to the Peruvian Amazon to spot an incredible range of wildlife. Later, visit Cusco, and then cap off your adventure by exploring spectacular Machu Picchu.
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,373
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Luxurious Lima & Delfin Amazon Cruise

    DELUXE | CRUISE: Explore the Amazon rainforest in Northern Peru aboard a luxury Delfin vessel. Start with a stopover in the capital Lima to get a taste for Peruvian city life. Then connect to Iquitos and Nauta to board the Delfin and explore the rivers and jungles of the world’s largest rainforest.
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,176
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing, Luxury and Beyond
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  • Peru Signature: Lima, the Amazon and Machu Picchu

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Discover award-winning flavours and priceless artifacts as you explore Peru. Journey from Lima, one of the world’s great culinary capitals, to the Peruvian Amazon, where you’ll float in luxury for 4 nights, to the Sacred Valley of the Incas and indomitable Machu Picchu. Where's your bucket list? Time to cross off a big one.
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 10,549
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Private Experiences, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Peruvian Rivers, Jungles & Machu Picchu

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Experience luxury and adventure on this journey along the Amazon and through the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Start in Iquitos, where you’ll cruise along the Amazon aboard the luxurious Aria Amazon, then head to the Sacred Valley to explore its Incan ruins while staying at the Explora lodge.
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 9,012
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Classics (Bestsellers), Luxury and Beyond
    Peru See Trip Details
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