The western Amazon rainforest, found in Peru, is known to have the greatest diversity of flora and fauna found in the world.

This region is referred to as the “Green Paradise” of the Amazon Rainforest. Within this region there exist exceptional national parks and reserves that contain the best wildlife viewing experiences to be found in the Amazon. Exceeding 1.1 million acres, its approx. 1,600 square miles covers appreciably more land area than does the state of Rhode Island (1045 sq. mi). The number of primate species is the highest of any protected park or reserve in the world. Primate Species List. Scientists studying birds, amphibians, and plants have found the respective species assemblages to be “outstanding, unusual and exceptional.”

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Let the adventure beginThe diversity of other species is also outstanding. Our bird list over 600 species, including several species that cannot be seen on other tours. Several new species of frogs and butterflies have recently been described and a new species of saki monkey is currently under investigation. Ongoing scientific research supported by Amazonia Expeditions is directed to conservation management of the reserve’s biodiversity as well as the introduction of sustainable economic practices among the native indigenous communities.

The reserve is managed with one of the most innovative conservation programs in the Amazon. It is the only program that enlists the collaboration of natives living downriver to subscribe to conservation management goals set by Amazonia professional biological staff.