Just the thought of going on an Amazon jungle tour can conjure up both fear and fascination in even the most intrepid of explorers. Travel here offers you a chance to immerse yourself in the rainforest and discover a virtual Garden of Eden that’s home to the world’s most exotic and biodiverse wildlife. Make direct contact with another of the key feature of the Amazon: its isolated yet thriving indigenous communities.

All of this can be found in the Amazon on a guided Surtrek tour, allowing you a personal connection with this unique environment, local cultures, and exotic wildlife …and with yourself. To begin planning your Amazonian rainforest tour, contact us today!

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What you’ll experience on an Amazonian jungle tour

The Amazon is the most bio-diverse area on the planet and home to an incredible array of exotic plants and animal species. A wildlife-watching itinerary can be designed to experience the hair-raising roar of a troop of howler monkeys high in the forest canopy, spot the glowing eyes of a caiman on the riverbank during a nighttime float in a dugout canoe, or observe families of Giant otters playing in blackwater lakes.

A unique cultural experience awaits you with the indigenous people who populate the region. Visit a remote indigenous community and take part in a once-in-a-lifetime ceremony led by a shaman.  Contact a Surtrek travel specialists for help in planning your once-in-a-lifetime trip into the Amazonian rainforest.

The Amazon region is vast, covering nearly half of all South America in eight countries.

  • Ecuador: Access to the Ecuadorian Amazon is the easiest of any Amazonian nation.. After landing in the capital city of Quito, Surtrek guides will meet you and assist you taking a short 45-minute flight to the town of Coca in the Ecuadorian Amazon you will be transferred to the Napo River on a motorized canoe to begin an unforgettable adventure.
  • Peru: Flying into Lima, Surtrek partners will welcome and accompany you throughout your adventure in the Amazon. You will fly to one of two areas in Peru, Iquitos or Puerto Maldonado which is accessible via Cusco and can be more easily combined with a Machu Picchu tour).

Exploring the Amazon in Peru is an adventure like no other, offering the chance to discover the incredible biodiversity of the rainforest and connect with indigenous cultures. Here’s what you can expect from Peru Amazon tours:

  • Jungle Lodges: Stay in eco-friendly jungle lodges deep in the heart of the Amazon. These lodges offer comfortable accommodations, delicious local cuisine, and guided excursions into the rainforest.

  • Wildlife Watching: Embark on guided jungle walks and boat excursions to spot a diverse array of wildlife, including monkeys, sloths, colorful birds, and elusive big cats like jaguars and ocelots.

  • Canopy Exploration: Experience the rainforest from a different perspective with canopy walks and zipline tours. Traverse suspended walkways high above the forest floor and admire panoramic views of the canopy below.

  • River Cruises: Cruise along the mighty Amazon River and its tributaries aboard traditional riverboats. Explore remote corners of the rainforest, visit indigenous communities, and observe wildlife from the comfort of your boat.

  • Birdwatching: Peru is home to an incredible variety of bird species, making it a paradise for birdwatchers. Keep your binoculars handy to spot toucans, macaws, parrots, and other colorful birds.

  • Cultural Immersion: Learn about the traditions and way of life of indigenous communities in the Amazon. Participate in cultural activities, interact with locals, and gain insight into ancient customs and rituals.

  • Piranha Fishing: Test your fishing skills by trying to catch piranhas in Amazonian waterways. Enjoy the thrill of reeling in these feisty fish while surrounded by the sights and sounds of the jungle.

  • Night Excursions: Venture into the rainforest after dark on guided night excursions. Listen for the calls of nocturnal creatures, spot frogs and insects, and perhaps even encounter elusive nocturnal mammals like night monkeys and kinkajous.

  • Botanical Tours: Discover the medicinal properties of Amazonian plants on guided botanical tours. Learn about traditional uses of plants for healing and wellness, and gain a deeper understanding of the rainforest ecosystem.

  • Conservation Projects: Learn about efforts to protect the Amazon rainforest and its inhabitants through visits to conservation projects and research centers. Support local initiatives aimed at preserving this precious ecosystem for future generations.

Peru Amazon tours offer a truly immersive and unforgettable experience, allowing you to explore one of the most biodiverse regions on Earth while supporting sustainable tourism and conservation efforts.

Visiting the Amazon rainforest is a bucket-list adventure that promises an unforgettable experience surrounded by breathtaking biodiversity and ancient ecosystems. Here’s what you can expect from a visit to the Amazon rainforest:

  • Immersive Nature: Explore one of the most biodiverse regions on Earth, home to millions of plant and animal species, many of which are found nowhere else on the planet. Marvel at towering trees, vibrant flowers, and exotic wildlife in their natural habitat.

  • Wildlife Encounters: Encounter a diverse array of wildlife, including monkeys swinging through the trees, colorful birds soaring overhead, and elusive big cats prowling through the underbrush. Keep your eyes peeled for sightings of sloths, river dolphins, caimans, and other fascinating creatures.

  • Guided Tours: Join expert-led guided tours to explore the rainforest and learn about its unique ecosystems, flora, and fauna. Experienced guides will lead you on hikes, boat excursions, and wildlife-spotting expeditions, sharing their knowledge and passion for the rainforest along the way.

  • Cultural Immersion: Interact with indigenous communities that call the Amazon rainforest home and learn about their traditional way of life. Participate in cultural activities, try local foods, and gain insight into ancient customs and rituals passed down through generations.

  • Adventure Activities: Embark on thrilling adventures such as canopy walks, zipline tours, and river cruises to experience the rainforest from different perspectives. Traverse suspended walkways high above the forest floor, soar through the treetops, and explore remote waterways aboard traditional boats.

  • Botanical Exploration: Discover the medicinal properties of Amazonian plants on guided botanical tours. Learn about traditional uses of plants for healing and wellness, and gain a deeper understanding of the rainforest ecosystem and its importance to indigenous cultures.

  • Conservation Awareness: Learn about efforts to protect the Amazon rainforest and its inhabitants through visits to conservation projects and research centers. Support local initiatives aimed at preserving this precious ecosystem for future generations.

  • Sustainable Tourism: Choose eco-friendly lodges and tour operators that prioritize sustainability and responsible tourism practices. Minimize your environmental impact and contribute to the conservation of the Amazon rainforest by supporting initiatives that promote biodiversity conservation and community development.

A visit to the Amazon rainforest is an opportunity to connect with nature in its purest form and gain a newfound appreciation for the incredible diversity and complexity of life on Earth.

A Cusco Amazon jungle tour offers a unique opportunity to explore two of Peru’s most iconic destinations in a single trip. Here’s what you can expect from a Cusco Amazon jungle tour:

  • Machu Picchu: Begin your journey in Cusco, the gateway to the ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. Explore the historic city of Cusco, visit nearby archaeological sites, and embark on the iconic trek to Machu Picchu to witness the breathtaking ruins nestled among mist-shrouded mountains.

  • Sacred Valley: Discover the Sacred Valley of the Incas, a lush and fertile region dotted with ancient ruins, traditional villages, and terraced agricultural fields. Explore archaeological sites such as Ollantaytambo and Pisac, and learn about the rich history and culture of the Inca civilization.

  • Amazon Rainforest: From Cusco, travel to the Amazon jungle for an unforgettable adventure in one of the world’s most biodiverse ecosystems. Stay in eco-friendly jungle lodges deep in the heart of the rainforest and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the jungle.

  • Wildlife Watching: Explore the Amazon jungle on guided hikes and boat excursions to spot a diverse array of wildlife, including monkeys, sloths, colorful birds, and unique reptiles and amphibians. Keep your eyes peeled for elusive creatures like jaguars and anacondas.

  • Canopy Exploration: Experience the rainforest from a different perspective with canopy walks and zipline tours. Traverse suspended walkways high above the forest floor and soar through the treetops for panoramic views of the canopy below.

  • River Cruises: Cruise along the Amazon River and its tributaries aboard traditional riverboats, visiting remote villages and indigenous communities along the way. Learn about local customs and traditions, and interact with residents to gain insight into their way of life.

  • Cultural Immersion: Learn about the traditions and practices of indigenous communities in the Amazon. Participate in cultural activities, try traditional foods, and discover ancient customs and rituals passed down through generations.

  • Botanical Tours: Discover the medicinal properties of Amazonian plants on guided botanical tours. Learn about traditional uses of plants for healing and wellness, and gain a deeper understanding of the rainforest ecosystem and its importance to indigenous cultures.

  • Conservation Projects: Learn about efforts to protect the Amazon rainforest and its inhabitants through visits to conservation projects and research centers. Support local initiatives aimed at preserving this precious ecosystem for future generations.

A Cusco Amazon jungle tour offers an unforgettable blend of history, culture, and adventure, allowing you to experience the best of both worlds in one incredible journey.

With over 25 years of introducing adventurous travelers to the Amazon rainforest, Surtrek excels at offering exceptional service  in the Amazonian rainforest.

With our experienced travel team of 25 members strong, we will work with you to custom-design a tour of the Amazon that perfectly matches your specific interests, needs, and budget.

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