Colombia - Amazon Basin (PDF Chapter)
This is the Amazon Basin chapter from Lonely Planet’s Colombia guidebook.
Amazon. The very word evokes images of pristine jungle, incredible wildlife and, of course, one world-famous river. The region known to Colombians as Amazonia is a vast 643,000-sq-km slice of rainforest accounting for a third of Colombia’s total area.
- spend a few days observing the abundant wildlife at the wonderful Reserva Natural Pal-marí
- unwind in the car-free, impressively sustainable and generally adorable village of Puerto Nariño, on the banks of the Amazon
- spot pink and gray dolphins in the warm waters of magical Lago Tarapoto
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Leticia, Parque Nacional Natural Amacayacu, Puerto Nariño, Río Yavarí.
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