Colombia - Amazon Basin (Chapter)
This is the Amazon Basin chapter from Lonely Planet’s Colombia guidebook.
The Amazon basin, which Colombians call Amazonia, is a 643,000-sq-km region featuring pristine jungle, incredible wildlife and one famous river. A visit here is a transcendent experience, from thrilling rainforest treks to simple hammock siestas soundtracked by the otherworldly sounds of the jungle.
- spot pink and gray dolphins on the warm waters of the mighty Lago Tarapoto
- monkey around with numerous species of primates at Fundación Maikuchiga
- unwind in the car-free, sustainable and funky remote village of Puerto Nariño
- restaurants & accommodations
Coverage includes: Leticia, Tabatinga (Brazil), Isla Santa Rosa (Peru), Parque Nacional Natural (PNN) Amacayacu, Puerto Nariño, and Río Yavarí.
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