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Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

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Saint Tomas # 410 San Juan Bautista Distrit, 00512, Peru
+51 931 175 695
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5-Day Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve and Lodges
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3-Day Wildlife Tour in Pacaya Natural Reserve
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5-Day Wildlife Tour in Pacaya Natural Reserve
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With 2 million hectares, it is the biggest National Reserve of Peru, also it is the largest protected flooded forest of the world and one of the richest places in biological wealth on the planet. Between its biological diversity we find 449 of tropical bird species, 102 of mammals, 256 known species of freshwater fish, 69 of reptiles and more than 1000 varieties of plants, as well as species in danger of extinction like the giant otter, the black lizard, the manatee and the pink dolphin of the Amazon. The place's beauty, as well as its biological wealth makes the reserve a particularly important destination for scientific investigators, nature lovers and bird watchers.The Pacaya Samiria National Reserve stands out among Peru's natural protected areas. Located in the Department of Loreto, in the provinces of Loreto, Requena, Ucayali and Alto Amazonas, with an extension of more than 8000 square miles, it is considered one of the largest of South America
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Saint Tomas # 410 San Juan Bautista Distrit, 00512, Peru
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Reviewed July 11, 2013

the only thing is be careful whit the provider AMAZON KING S.A.C, this tour office will make a froud to you, is expensive, and will not provide U with or what U pay for, the guide came late, drunk/hangover, slepp all the way (about 5...More

5  Thank richard m
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Reviewed June 29, 2013

Do you love nature, want to really explore the rainforests and at the same time be of use by helping to save the it? This is your chance to play a vital part in helping to conserve the Pacaya-Samira National Reserve. Have a unique adventure...More

1  Thank Tigre33
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Reviewed May 16, 2013

the magic of the forest is in the Pacaya Samiria, come and enjoy like me, a journey of adventure and relaxing, especially with a guide experienced as Gerson ...

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Reviewed April 7, 2013

A great place to go for viewing wildlife up close in their natural state. So much birdlife, that any birdwatchers would go mad with pleasure. Only down side is the mosquitos & insects at night, & perhaps the heat & humidity if you aren't used...More

1  Thank Phillip021
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Reviewed April 4, 2013

Different species of birds. Mirror reflection of fauna and flora. Not too much traffic. Our riverboat, oftentimes, was the only vessel going down the river.

1  Thank edandely
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Reviewed March 20, 2013

Fom the moment I corresponded with Miles, co-owner of Rainforest Cruises, I knew I had found an agent that would look after myself and the group I was bringing. I chose the Ayapua because of the owners' (Dr Richard Bodmer, wife Tula and son William)...More

6  Thank Jenny P
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

My husband and I just returned from our 6th, and best, trip to the Peruvian Amazon. We spent a week on the Clavero, originally a steam boat built in 1876 and completely restored for passenger travel. Our destination was the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, a...More

6  Thank junglejudi
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Reviewed January 4, 2013

Departed Nov. 23rd, returned to US Dec. 3rd I thoroughly researched several companies before deciding to book with Rainforest Cruises (RC). From the initial contact to the trip's end I was impressed. Traveling alone, the only American in our small group, I felt comfortable and...More

7  Thank Donna L
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Reviewed December 11, 2012

I didn’t really know much about the reserve before I went, other than that several of my friends who live in Peru told me I was in for a treat as this is the best reserve to visit in Peru in terms of wildlife. They...More

10  Thank J0nnie_P
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Reviewed December 1, 2012

the nature in pacaya is simply great! giving you feeling of calm and joy. the only one real eco lodge of pacaya; ivy mara ey, and its great hosts are taking you to fantastic spots and making sure you will enjoy your stay! there is...More

2  Thank anitakowalczyk
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