Peru - Amazon Basin (PDF Chapter)
This is the Amazon Basin chapter from Lonely Planet’s Peru guidebook.
Vast and often impenetrable, Peru’s Amazon Basin is a strange, sweltering, seductive country-within-a-country that offers phenomenal wildlife-spotting, forays into untamed forest from the jungle’s best lodges and raucous city life.
- travel overland through a smorgasbord of Peruvian scenery via mountains, cloud forest and jungle to Parque Nacional Manu
- spot animals and birds at the upper echelons of the Río Tambopata and the Reserva Nacional Pacaya-Samiria
- discover the central Amazon’s thriving German heritage in Oxapampa and nearby Pozuzo
- restaurants & accommodations
Coverage includes: Puerto Maldonado & around, Parque Nacional Manu, Manu Wildlife Center & around, La Merced & San Ramón, Satipo, Oxapampa, Pucallpa, Yarinacocha, Yurimaguas, Lagunas, Reserva Nacional Pacaya-Samiria and Iquitos & around.
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