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Amazon

The Amazon Rainforest, also known as Amazonia, or the Amazon jungle, is a moist broadleaf forest that covers most of the Amazon Basin of South America. The Basin encompasses seven million square kilometres, of which the rainforest covers five and a half million square kilometres. This region includes territory belonging to nine nations.

Brazil contains the majority of the forest with 60% of the rainforest, followed by Peru with 13%, and with minor amounts in Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana.

There is a wide range of choices when it comes to exploring the Amazon. Whether you stay in a lodge or decide to cruise along the river, prepare to be enchanted by the mysterious Amazon. Learn about ancient medicinal secrets of indigenous tribes and watch monkeys swing through the high branches of “the lungs of the world”. Eat fruits you never imagined existed, canoe through the endless water world of the Amazon, while stopping to fish for piranhas. Marvel at lily-pads the size of your kitchen table and capture dazzling sunsets. Fall asleep at night hypnotised by the harmonious hum of the ecosystem.

When to go to the Amazon?

The Amazon jungle is a year-round destination, but rainfall is typical all year round. However, there are two distinctive seasons with different traits. This can help you choose the best time to travel to the Amazon.
–  Rainy season or high water season runs from mid-December to mid-May. The river rises by 12 metres, so the forest is flooded providing a stunning visual effect. Cruises and canoes can best access the remote creeks and lakes.
–  Dry season or low water season lasts from June until November. This season provides long hikes and best birdwatching opportunities. Also, the aquatic populations are confined to a few key areas, so fishing is ideal.
–  September to November are the hottest, driest months in the Amazon.

Our Experts Choice:

–  Travel to a remote Amazon lodge for better chances of spotting wildlife.
–  See the famous ‘Meeting of the Waters’ on the mighty Amazon in Brazil, where the Rio Negro and Rio Solimões converge.
–  Enjoy a truly immersive rainforest experience with an overnight glamping trip or your own private tree house – a unique combination of adventure and comfort

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TOURS

Amazon Clipper Premium -Sample

Amazon Clipper Premium -Sample

Brazil, Amazon

6 days

Cruises

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Manatee Amazon Explorer -Sample

Manatee Amazon Explorer -Sample

Ecuador, Amazon

5 days

Cruises

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Tucano Amazon -Sample

Tucano Amazon -Sample

Brazil, Amazon

5 days

Cruises

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Anakonda -Sample

Anakonda -Sample

Amazon, Ecuador

5 days

Cruises

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Aria Amazon -Sample

Aria Amazon -Sample

Amazon, Peru

5 days

Cruises

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Delfin III -Sample

Delfin III -Sample

Peru, Amazon

5 days

Cruises

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Zafiro Amazon -Sample

Zafiro Amazon -Sample

Peru, Amazon

5 days

Cruises

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Delfin I -Sample

Delfin I -Sample

Peru, Amazon

5 days

Cruises

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Delfin II -Sample

Delfin II -Sample

Amazon, Peru

5 days

Cruises

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Discover South America

Discover South America

Peru, Amazon, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Patagonia

33 days

Tailor-made tours

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Treasures of South America

Treasures of South America

Peru, Amazon, Bolivia, Chile, Brazil, Argentina

27 days

Tailor-made tours

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Tambopata Research Center

Tambopata Research Center

Amazon, Peru

4 days

Stays of Distinction

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Treehouse Lodge

Treehouse Lodge

Amazon, Peru

4 days

Stays of Distinction

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Sacha Lodge

Sacha Lodge

Amazon, Ecuador

4 days

Tailor-made tours

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La Selva Jungle Lodge

La Selva Jungle Lodge

Amazon, Ecuador

4 days

Tailor-made tours

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Posada Amazonas Lodge

Posada Amazonas Lodge

Peru, Amazon

4 days

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Reserva Amazonica

Reserva Amazonica

Amazon, Peru

4 days

Stays of Distinction

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Chalalan Ecolodge

Chalalan Ecolodge

Amazon, Bolivia

4 days

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Hacienda Concepcion Lodge

Hacienda Concepcion Lodge

Amazon, Peru

3 days

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Sacha Lodge

Sacha Lodge

Amazon, Ecuador

5 days

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Manu Wildlife Centre Lodge

Manu Wildlife Centre Lodge

Amazon, Peru

5 days

Stays of Distinction

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Refugio Amazonas Lodge

Refugio Amazonas Lodge

Amazon, Peru

4 days

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Napo Wildlife Centre Lodge

Napo Wildlife Centre Lodge

Amazon, Ecuador

4 days

Tailor-made tours

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