From rustic cabins to deluxe cruises, there are a wide range of choices when it comes to exploring the Amazon. Whether you stay in a lodge or decide to cruise along the river, prepare to be enraptured by the mysterious Amazon. Learn about ancient medicinal secrets of the endangered indigenous tribes and watch monkeys swing through the magnificent branches of “the lungs of the world”. Eat fruits you never imagined existed, canoe through the endless water world of the Amazon, while stopping to fish for piranhas. Marvel at lily-pads the size of your kitchen table and capture dazzling sunsets and fall asleep at night hypnotized by the symphonic hum of the ecosystem.
When to Go?
There are two seasons in the Amazon region: a high water season from December through May and a low water season that lasts from June until November, nevertheless, rainfall is common all year round.
Our Experts Choice:
– Travel to a remote lodge for better chances of spotting wildlife.
– See the famous ‘Meeting of the Waters’ on the mighty Amazon in Brazil, where the Rio Negro and Rio Solimões converge.
– Enjoy a truly immersive rainforest experience with an overnight glamping trip or your own private tree house – a unique combination of adventure and comfort
Located in the Northeast of Peru (only 2hr flight away from Lima), this area is famous for Three-toed Sloth, Pink River dolphin, Piranha, Titi Monkey, Red Howler monkey, hundreds of birds and the famous Giant Water Lily.
A 30min flight from Quito will take you to Coca. This area is famous for Piranhas, several species of moneys including the Golden mantled tamarin, Pink River dolphins, walking palm tree, White-Throated Toucan, Collared Peccari, Tapir, Giant River Otter, Jaguar and Manatee.
Located only 1.30hr flight away from Lima, this area is famous for Giant River otters, spider monkey, Macaw Clay Lick, Capibara, White Caiman, White Lipped Pecary, Red Howler Monkeys, Brown Capuchin Monkey and even the famous Puma if you are lucky!
A 4hr flight from Rio de Janeiro will take you to Manaus. This area is famous for Piranhas, crocodiles, Squirrel monkeys, Pink River dolphins, meeting of the water (Negro River & Solimoes River) and Giant Water Lilies. An interesting fact, the mighty Amazon River rises and falls by an astonishing 12 to 15 metres between dry and rainy seasons.