Between the Marañón and Ucayali rivers, in the department of Loreto, is the most extensive National Reserve in Peru. More than 2 million hectares of the most authentic Amazonian forest.
Among the thick vegetation of the reserve, the most surprising explosion of life takes place: a diverse ecosystem formed by thousands of animal and plant species. Species that, in many cases, can only be observed in the Peruvian jungle.
It is the same natural barrier that, even today, allows communities that live according to ancestral customs and beliefs, to be discovered among the paths of the jungle— Millenary cultures that keep their connection with nature and spirituality alive.
Do you want to discover the heart of the Amazon rainforest in the most authentic way? —Then keep reading!
1. Navigate rivers and streams. There are more than 80 lakes in the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. Touring the Marañón and Ucayali rivers, as well as its tributaries, is the best way to discover the most unexplored corners of this natural paradise.
For this reason, all Jungle Experiences cruises have scheduled excursions in our expedition boats. It is these boats that allow us to delve further into the jungle—reaching hidden places for many visitors to see.
2. Walk through the Amazon jungle. One of the best ways to discover the immense Amazonian biodiversity is to walk among the trees, the paths and the hanging bridges of the forest.
It is during these hikes that we have the magnificent opportunity to look for new species, to admire the plants, and to breathe the pure air of the tropical forest.
3. Swim in the tributaries of the Amazon River. Swimming in the waters of the Amazon tributaries will make you feel part of the vastness of the Amazon. Feel the energy of the largest river in the world in your own skin.
On expeditions aboard our skiff boats, you will have the opportunity to jump into the waters of the river. Would you dare?
4. Feel part of the authentic Amazonian cultures. Participating in the customs and ways of life of the jungle will lead you to discover, in a much more complete way, the immensity of the Pacaya Samiria Reserve.
In our trips to the jungle we will visit communities and villages, as well as participate in rituals with the shaman of one of the communities and discover the typical cuisine of the natives.
In short, to authentically enter the heart of the Amazon, you just need to open up to a magical experience, decide to travel the most unexplored roads, and take a trip that will surely change your life.
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