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The Peru Rainforest: 6 Amazing Reasons to Choose the Amazon

04 Feb
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The Peru Rainforest: 7 Amazing Reasons to Choose the Amazon
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The Peru Rainforest: 6 Amazing Reasons to Choose the Amazon

When you think of the Amazon jungle, Brazil probably springs to mind. Containing around 60% of this rainforest, this South American country might seem like the obvious choice for a trip to discover the secrets of the jungle. But the Peruvian rainforest actually makes a compelling alternative. Not only is it far more accessible, but it’s also home to an incredible array of wildlife and indigenous culture. Find out why the Peru rainforest should be your introduction to the Amazon jungle by reading:

 

6 Amazing Reasons to Choose the Amazon in Peru

1. Peru has little competition when it comes to biodiversity

In global terms, Peru is considered a megadiverse country. This stems from its extraordinary richness of flora and fauna, containing approximately 10% of the world’s flora species – despite covering only 0.9% of the world’s territory. (more…)

Choquequirao: the second Machu Picchu

01 Dec
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Choquequirao:  the second Machu Picchu

If you are an adventurous type who likes to discover new hidden places behind beautiful scenery and challenges? If you are traveling in Peru and the answers is yes, you should definitely take the time to explore the special road to Choquequirao. This trek in Peru is arguably one of the most extraordinary high-altitude journeys of Peru. The ruins are in an incredible location – perched high on a ledge above one of the deepest canyons in the world!

The name “Choquequiroa’ comes from the Quechua word “chuqui k’iraw” meaning “Cradle of Gold”, and is currently considered to be the second Machu Picchu. With much less visitors though, but this might be changing soon. (more…)