As well as mountains and rivers, Peru has a huge amount of rainforest, and the Amazon Basin counts for over half of the rainforest in the world. Incredibly diverse wildlife can be pointed out by your guides and there are some fabulous lodges and superb riverboats to get you around.
Accommodation in Amazon- Peru
Our favorite lodge in the Peruvian Amazon, it is perched on the banks of the Madre de Dios river, with huge thatched buildings set into the foliage. The cabanas have screened porch and hammocks as well as comforts such as organic bath products. The onsite nature centre offers guided walks and tours. Eco touches Founded […]
Another luxurious way to take in some Amazonian highlights. The guest count is restricted to 32, and the cabins have huge picture windows instead of small portals. Activities include monkey watching and piranha fishing, and special attention has been paid to maintaining a gourmet menu on board.
Hacienda Concepción is a good option if you want to experience the rain forest if you are short on time. Occupying the site of a 19th-century hacienda, it’s set inside an 809-hectare (2,000-acre) private nature reserve with a small lake and plenty of wildlife. Accommodations are pretty stylish; guest rooms are outside the jungle, sharing […]
You can see much more of the Amazon aboard a luxury cruise boat – the equivalent of a boutique hotel that will transport you down this enchanting river. The four deluxe suites have private terraces and whirlpool baths and the best of Peruvian cuisine is served up in the dining room every day.