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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 colonisation.  

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 help sustain the ecosystem as well as indigenous communities while providing constant wildlife viewing opportunities, all to be experienced on Peru tours.. 

Book one of our Amazon River cruises today!

 


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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, as well as our 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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  • Luxury Cruising in the Amazon Delfin

    Take a luxury cruise into the heart of the Amazon Rainforest. Search for red howler monkeys in the depths of Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, swim with pink river dolphins and fish for piranha in the waters of the Amazon River.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,169
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing, VIP Luxury Touring
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  • Luxury Amazon Cruise: Aria Amazon

    Beginning in Iquitos, spend 4 days sailing in the Amazon. Float down the Tahuayo, spotting a variety of wildlife then explore the Yacapana Islands before visiting Puerto Miguel village. In celebration of the launch of a new collaboration between Aqua Expeditions and Jean-Michel Cousteau, there will be a series of special luxury cruises featuring this world-renowned champion of ocean conservation and environmental protection. 2018 Departures February 9th – 3, 4 or 7 Night Itinerary February 12th - 4 Night Itinerary October 5th - 3 & 7 Night Itinerary October 8th - 4 Night Itinerary
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,874
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing
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  • Peruvian Amazon Jungle Experience

    Get back to nature on your Peru vacation with a short stay in the rainforest. Posada Amazonas is a charming lodge that caters to families and works in collaboration with ANIA, an environmental education NGO.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 484
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Lodges & Beach Stays
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  • Peruvian Amazon Jungle Experience (Tambopata)

    The Tambopata Research Centre is a simple, comfortable lodge situated on the world’s largest macaw claylick. Having no neighbours, it is unrivalled in its access to pristine Amazon forests, bringing you up close and personal with nature on your Peru vacation.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,273
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Lodges & Beach Stays
    Peru See Trip Details
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