In this article we propose the best safe destinations to visit in the Amazon (Peruvian jungle).
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Yes, the Peruvian territory extends over a rugged geographical area that due to the presence of the Andean mountain range and its proximity to the Pacific Ocean develops different ecological levels and varied microclimates in its coastal, highland and jungle regions.
About 57% of the Peruvian territory is Amazonian rainforest divided into high and low jungle with warm tropical temperate climates, rainy and highly humid throughout the year.
The geographical and climatic variation endows the Peruvian jungle with a wide range of natural attractions, such as waterfalls, rivers, lakes and lagoons, forests, bird observatories, butterflies, orchids, and a great variety of endemic and migratory animals, making it one of the major destinations for ecotourism activities in South America.
It is located in the province of Luya in the Amazonas region. At an elevation of approximately 3000 meters above sea level. This archaeological complex is a very well organized city in which currently and after several archaeological expeditions have managed to restore religious centers, administrative spaces, ceremonial spaces, urban spaces among others.
The archaeological complex of Kuelap is undoubtedly one of the most outstanding attractions in the northern jungle of Peru.
Located at 2793 meters above sea level, in the province of Lamud, Amazonas. These caverns, ideal for speleology tourism and cave exploration, provide the visitor with an enriching experience through caverns of about 500 meters deep with cave paintings that show hunting scenes and everyday situations of primitive men who traveled through the area thousands of years ago.
Inside the cave you will also find lithic remains, ceramics, Chachapoya burials, as well as stalactites and stalagmites with curious shapes and designs. It is recommended to visit these caves in the company of a guide specialized in speleology and caves.
The Manseriche Lake, located on the Marañon River, is one of the most outstanding in Peru, due to the relief that was formed based on the variations in the river's flow.
The strong currents of its waters make it a very dangerous spot where navigation is almost impossible.
Chachapoyas is located in the highlands of the Amazon region and not in an Amazonian ecological floor as many confuse. With a semi cold rainy climate highly humid, with temperatures that remain at 14 º C on average, so you should not be confident when visiting this region.
Chachapoyas offers many tourist attractions including the archaeological complex of Kuelap and the sarcophagi of Karajia.
Bagua offers a wide variety of waterfalls and cascades, accompanied by trekking and hiking activities, as well as bird watching and native flora.
It is a majestic waterfall of about 700 meters high, located deep in the jungle of the Amazon region currently has no vehicle access, but a large majority of travel agencies offer the tour to the Gocta Falls to 1 day of walking, so the thousands of tourists who want to know it must cross the Amazon on trekking routes or horses.
Yumbilla with 895.4 meters high, is currently considered the 5th highest waterfall in the world and the 2nd in Peru. Located in the Amazon region is 70 km north of the city of Chachapoyas.
In the middle of an important ecological and megadiverse space, the Yumbilla Waterfall attracts tourists seeking to separate from the stress of the city and connect with nature, it is ideal for the observation of animals characteristic of the area. It is also ideal for hiking and trekking activities.