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From the Andes to the borders of Brazil, Bolivia, Ecuador, and Colombia the Peruvian Amazon takes up roughly 60 percent of the country's land. Lowland and highland jungles make up the vast span, with Iquitos and Puerto Maldonado as the two main gates. Explore the depths of the Amazon Rainforest in Peru at a remote eco-lodge in the Manu Biosphere or Puerto Maldonado regions. Or opt for a river cruise on a luxurious small cruise ship that embarks in Iquitos and floats down the mighty Marañon river spotting monkeys and stopping at indigenous villages and taking hikes through the lush, bio-diverse rainforest. Contact one of Adventure Life's Peruvian rainforest travel specialists to modify any of the below hand-selected tours to your exact needs.

Top 10 Tours & Cruises of the Peruvian Amazon for 2023-2024

10 Best Peru Amazon River Cruises for 2023-2024

Trip NameFromDaysNext DepartureSummary
Amazon Journey via Ucayali River -High Water Season$17854Dec 30, 2022La Perla hosts this 4-day Amazon cruise from Iquitos. Explore the Amazon, Ucayali, and Pacaya Rivers on their way deep into the Pacaya Samiria …
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Incas and Rainforest$226310Dec 4, 2022Journey through the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu and explore the Peruvian Amazon in this 10 day tour. Spend 3 nights in the Amazon, observing the …
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Luxury Amazon Discovery - High Water$42304Dec 10, 2022Embark on this 4-day Amazon River luxury cruise on the Aqua Nera, from the Amazon port town of Iquitos. Your journey includes Yacapana Islands, Lake …
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Tambopata Research Center$11205Dec 4, 2022Explore the Amazon rainforest on this 5-day tour from Puerto Maldonado. Hike on the floodplain trails, search for frogs at night, and look for the …
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Refugio Amazonas Adventure$9084Dec 4, 2022Take your family on a Peruvian trip to the Amazon rainforest from the comfort of Refugio Amazonas on this exciting 4-day tour. Enjoy climbing a 30 …
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Ceiba Tops Amazon Lodge$8554Dec 4, 2022Explore Peru's vast jungle with a 3-night stay at Ceiba Tops Lodge. Make your way to Iquitos, the headwaters of the Amazon and travel down the river …
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Amazon Discovery$44504Dec 5, 2022Sail the legendary Amazon River on this 4-day luxury cruise on the Delfin. Visit remote villages that line the rivers and search for the mysterious …
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Amazon Encounter$39005Dec 20, 2022Cruise the storied Amazon River in luxury on this 5-day itinerary aboard the Delfin III. Experience the local and remote villages lining the river …
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Amazon Discovery$30004Dec 17, 2022Explore the Amazon River on this spectacular 4-day river cruise, where you'll learn more about this incredible biome and its exceptional culture and …
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Reserva Amazonica Snapshot$11244Dec 4, 2022Experience the wonders of the Amazon rainforest on this 4 day tour. Go on the Anaconda Walk, search for wildlife, and explore a rainforest garden …
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10 Favorite Peru Amazon Eco Lodge Tours for 2023-2024

Trip NameFromDaysNext DepartureSummary
Incas and Rainforest$226310Dec 4, 2022Journey through the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu and explore the Peruvian Amazon in this 10 day tour. Spend 3 nights in the Amazon, observing the …
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Tambopata Research Center$11205Dec 4, 2022Explore the Amazon rainforest on this 5-day tour from Puerto Maldonado. Hike on the floodplain trails, search for frogs at night, and look for the …
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Refugio Amazonas Adventure$9084Dec 4, 2022Take your family on a Peruvian trip to the Amazon rainforest from the comfort of Refugio Amazonas on this exciting 4-day tour. Enjoy climbing a 30 …
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Ceiba Tops Amazon Lodge$8554Dec 4, 2022Explore Peru's vast jungle with a 3-night stay at Ceiba Tops Lodge. Make your way to Iquitos, the headwaters of the Amazon and travel down the river …
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Reserva Amazonica Snapshot$11244Dec 4, 2022Experience the wonders of the Amazon rainforest on this 4 day tour. Go on the Anaconda Walk, search for wildlife, and explore a rainforest garden …
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Posada Amazonas Exploration$7564Dec 4, 2022Posadas Amazonas is the perfect place for you to experience the beauty and nature of the Amazon rainforest on this 4-day adventure tour from Puerto …
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Sandoval Lake Lodge$7004Dec 4, 2022Visit the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest on this 4-day tour. Observe the wildlife, relax by the lake and enjoy scenic views during your stay at Sandoval …
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Hacienda Concepcion Rainforest Adventure$5674Dec 4, 2022Experience a snapshot of the Amazon rainforest during your stay at the Hacienda Concepcion on this entrancing 4-day tour. Learn about the local …
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Manu Wildlife Adventure$20496Dec 7, 2022Explore the beauty of the Amazon on a 6-day trip to Manu Wildlife Center in Peru. Watch as tapirs and macaws feed on clay licks, boat down the river …
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Wild Tambopata$15827Dec 4, 2022From the comfort of the Tambopata Research Center, visit the largest known macaw salt lick in the Amazon and travel deep into the wildest area of the …
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Highlights of the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest

The densely jungled Amazon is a hotspot for biodiversity, with more species of plants and animals in one acre than most entire continents have. Explore wildlife-rich national parks in Peru including Manu Wildlife Center, Tambopata National Reserve, and Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. With a stay in the Peruvian Amazon, this incredible nature is at the heart of any tour.

Here are a few of the many exciting activities that will be featured on your Amazon itinerary:
  • Cruising rivers and lakes in a dugout canoe
  • Kayaking alongside pink river dolphins
  • Fishing for piranhas
  • Swimming in black water lagoons
  • Looking for monkeys and other wildlife
  • World-class birding
  • Climbing through the canopy on rope walks or towers
  • Canoeing to see Clay Licks and Oxbow Lakes
  • Meeting Indigenous people

 
Best Time to Go: Peru Amazon Tours

Low Water Season
  • Trail Access is Easier
  • Increased fishing and bird-watching opportunities.
  • There are less mosquitos
  • It's an ideal time to observe caiman crocodiles.
High Water Season
  • Increased river access and navigation
  • More mosquitoes
  • Swimming in blackwater creeks is ideal at this time of year.
     
Regions of the Amazon Rainforest:

Lowland Jungle: Peru's largest zone, with 260-1300 ft (80 to 400 m). Climate: warm (82°F/28°C average), humid, and rainy all year. The Amazon River flows across Peru's lowland jungles of Putumayo, Ucayali, Maraón, and Pastaza.

Highland Jungle: Peru's high forest is found in the Andes' eastern foothills, at altitudes ranging from 1,300 to 3,280 ft (400 to 1000 m). The climate in the highland jungle is cooler than in the lowland jungle. The area is more secluded from the rest of the Amazon and other places, attracting rare animal species.

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