Peru in South America has roughly fifty natural reservations, national parks, protected areas and sanctuaries that total approximately 5% of the entire land area of the nation.
As a consequence of this ecological diversity over eleven different kinds of woods have managed to coexist and generate a huge biodiversity, one of the densest lifestyle on Earth. The Tambopata region is home to the biggest organic Macaw clay licks on the planet, called the Col de Guacamayos. Countless macaws and therefore are drawn to those copper-colored cliffs in which they graze on the nutrient salts in the region that helps with the digestion of fruits and berries.
The more distant Manu Biosphere Reserve covers 18,811 square km of land situated several hours traveling from Cusco. It’s said that Man might be the sole available virgin Madness left in the entire world. A number of habitats such as the high Andes, lowland tropical Rainforests and intermediate cloud forests supply a place that is super abundant in fauna and flora with diverse species and is among the best existing example of very substantial density bio-diversity in safe regions of Rainforest.
Since it’s been relatively unchanged by human action, the Manu Reserve is home to a fantastic number of species residing in their habitats such as giant otters, black caiman, jaguars, the spectacled bear, the tapir, the ocelot, many species of reptiles and almost a million species of birds. Manu can be home to one-tenth of the planet’s fluid-carrying plant species such as some species of palms and figs in addition to many medicinal plants. Additionally, there are up to 220 documented species of trees in one hectare of rainforest in the Manu Reserve zone suggesting the high density of the region.
There’s also a whole lot of fauna and flora within this book including the massive Paiche fish that can weigh up to 300 kilograms and quantify around 3 meters in length. The Price is in reality the biggest freshwater fish on Earth. Quite a few other odd creatures can be seen from the book including pink dolphins, the manatee, big river turtles, giant otters, black spider monkeys, black caiman, wooly monkeys along with a huge assortment of Amazon birds. New additions to the book are amenities like canopy trails that are sets of paths that are suspended from trees thirty meters over the jungle floor, which offers a exceptional view and distinct Amazon experience.
Each one the jungle regions mentioned could be seen relatively easily on brief trips or combined together with another marvels of Peru, so don’t hesitate to explore and ask your travel agent to learn more.
Gary Sargent is currently the Managing Director of this Peru jungle tours firm since 1998. Gary is enthusiastic about life in South America, the individuals, customs, and areas. Visit Gary’s site for more Peru travel advice or to reserve your next Peru holiday visit