Peru - Amazon Basin (PDF Chapter)
This is the Amazon Basin chapter from Lonely Planet’s Peru guidebook.
This is the best-protected tract of the world’s most biodiverse forest, Peru’s strange, swelter-ing, seductive Amazon Basin. Tribes exist here that have never had contact with outside civiliza-tion, and more flora and fauna flourish in one rainforest hectare than in any European coun-try.
- spot birds and animals on a trip on the Río Tambopata
- travel overland through a smorgasbord of Peruvian scenery via mountains, cloud forest and jungle in the Parque Nacional Manu
- discover the Central Amazon’s German heritage from the sweet treats to the Tyrolean ar-chitecture in Oxapampa
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Southern Amazon, Puerto Maldonado & Around, Río Tambopata, Río Madre de Dios, Lago Sandoval, Lago Valencia, Río Heath, Manu Area, Parque Nacional Manu, Central Amazon, San Ramón & La Merced, Oxapampa, Pucallpa, Yarinacocha, Northern Amazon, Yurimaguas, Lagunas, Iquitos & Around.
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