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Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

#4 of 66 things to do in Loreto Region Features Animals
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3-Day Wildlife Tour in Pacaya Natural Reserve
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5-Day Wildlife Tour in Pacaya Natural Reserve
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With 2 million hectares, it is the biggest National Reserve of Peru, also it is the largest protected flooded forest of the world and one of the richest places in biological wealth on the planet. Between its biological diversity we find 449 of tropical bird species, 102 of mammals, 256 known species of freshwater fish, 69 of reptiles and more than 1000 varieties of plants, as well as species in danger of extinction like the giant otter, the black lizard, the manatee and the pink dolphin of the Amazon. The place's beauty, as well as its biological wealth makes the reserve a particularly important destination for scientific investigators, nature lovers and bird watchers.The Pacaya Samiria National Reserve stands out among Peru's natural protected areas. Located in the Department of Loreto, in the provinces of Loreto, Requena, Ucayali and Alto Amazonas, with an extension of more than 8000 square miles, it is considered one of the largest of South America, holding an spectacular diversity of flora and fauna including endangered species as the black spider monkey (Ateles paniscus), the wooly monkey (Lagothrix lagoticha) and the giant river otter (Pteronura brasiliensis).
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I and four friends did a 6 day trip inside the national reserve Pacaya Samiria, We booked with Local Trekkers Peru we found them in this same forum, and since no other agency convinced us to do a traditional tour from a Lodge. We decided...More

4  Thank sabml3000
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This was one of our high lights along the trip to Peru. You will see all kinds of wildlife. We enjoyed the monkeys. Bring a camera with a telephoto for up close images.

Thank rollinsthomas
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We were blown away by this amazing cruise. Every day trips on 10 man skiffs into the tributaries of the Amazon. The guides were local and brilliant and had a real love of their surroundings. Mostly saw a huge variety of birds, quite a few...More

Thank anmawil
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We spent 3 nights and what amounted to three full days on the Delfin III (formerly the Amazon Discovery), the newest member of the Delfin ships. This review will address two parts of the experience: 1) our experience on the ship, and 2) our experience...More

Thank twowanderers20169
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Delfin 11 is a 7* floating hotel like riverboat with all the luxuries. We had a corner suite so spacious with extra large windows to view the river banks from the bed.The showers work fine the water quite hot but limited and this is understood...More

Thank FRANCIS F
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We spent a week (in mid August, 2016) cruising the Reserva Nacional Pacaya Samiria - Perú’s largest wildlife sanctuary - aboard the Delfin II as part of a National Geographic/Lindblad excursion. We chose this trip over alternatives because it was the only one that offered...More

2  Thank EllaDexter
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We booked the Pacaya Samiria Reserve 5D/4N in Cusco with Local Trekkers Peru and everything was very nice organized, Thiago the Manager grew up in Iquitos and we could not have had a better explanation what awaited us in the Jungle. we had Lobo as...More

4  Thank anktoine
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This was an awesome experience with Amazon Explorer Iquitos. At the Emperador Terraza (a beautiful, small central hotel in Iquitos), recomended this company. We camp in the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve and this is the best to observe wildlife. We saw dolphins, monkeys, sloths, alligator and...More

Thank Irene Victoria R
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We visited here with a stay in Treehouse Lodge as well as a cruise on the Cattleya. It was amazing to explore the tributaries, looking for birds and other wildlife as well and spending time on the Amazon River seeing the dolphins at play. Just...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 23 March 2016

one of the best experience of my life. C'est magnifique. The aqua cruise has everything and more inside their vessel incorporates extremely generous dining area, a relaxing outdoor deck and a fabulous observation desk allowing her guests to explore the Peruvian Amazon in utmost comfort....More

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