What better way to reconnect with nature than to experience Amazon tours and explore the world’s largest tropical rainforest. Contact our travel experts to learn more about our Amazon trips.


Amazon tours draw nature lovers from all over the world for its rich biodiversity. The Amazon jungle is among the most popular destinations in Peru, with Machu Picchu, being the world’s largest tropical rainforest. This massive jungle is crisscrossed by thousands of rivers, a perfect setting for scenic boat rides and some of the best cruises in Peru.

Travel Packages That Include Amazon Travel

Explore the Amazon rainforest with Tailor Made Peru and we’ll surely give you a jungle tour to remember.
Check our travel packages below to couple your Amazon exploration
with other destinations in Peru and even South America.

Highlights of Peru Amazon Tours

Amazon travel is sure to include a cruise in one of the jungle’s rivers. Tours will take you to a number of the popular spots in the rainforest,
including the town of Iquitos, Lake Sandoval, the Manu National Park, the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve and many more.
With Tailor Made Peru, here are the some of the highlights of our tours in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest:

Facts and Information For Your Amazon Travel

Amazon Facts and Trivia

The Amazon is the world’s largest tropical rainforest, covering parts of Brazil, Colombia, Peru and other South American countries. It’s definitely a must-see place, not only in Peru but also in all of South America. Below are some facts about the Amazon jungle:


  • The Amazon covers about 60% of Peru’s total territory, the second-largest portion of the rainforest after Brazil.
  • The area is said to produce more than 20% of the earth’s oxygen, earning the nickname “Lungs of the Planet.”
  • More than half of the world’s estimated number of species of plants, animals and insects live in the Amazon.
  • The Peruvian Amazon is comprised of two ecoregions – the lowland and highland Amazon eco jungle.

Amazon Travel Information

The Amazon is often in the “must-see” list of visitors in Peru, but this destination is more challenging than the rest of the top spots in the country. Visiting the Amazon could be a mean feat, being vast and relatively remote, but Tailor Made Peru is sure to make your vacation comfortable and unforgettable. Here are some things to note for your Peru Amazon tour:


  • It’s best to visit the region during the dry season of July to October for a more enjoyable journey. This is also a good time for wildlife spotting in the jungle.
  • The Amazon is so large and it’s recommended to allot a number of days for this destination versus a short day trip. Should you have limited time, talk to our travel experts for the optimal tour arrangement for your schedule.
  • Boat tours are largely popular and are probably the best way to explore the jungle. These often start from the towns of Iquitos and Puerto Maldonado, which also serve as the main access points to the Amazon.
  • Try not to miss an Amazon river tour! This river is the largest river by discharge volume of water in the world and is often considered the longest. An Amazon river cruise is definitely one for the books and a luxury cruise will definitely go down as an experience of a lifetime.
  • Prepare to be offline for most of your adventure. Amazon lodges can have electricity and internet but most parts of the jungle are remote and unlikely to have mobile reception.

Other Reminders

Traveling will Tailor Made Peru ensures that you will have everything you need for your Peru excursion, but it never hurts to be extra cautious when traveling. Some helpful reminders for your Amazon trip are:


  • Wear the right clothes for a jungle exploration. Light and breathable fabrics are best and tan colors are said to attract the least number of insects.
  • Bring heavy-duty insect repellent. Do not underestimate the jungle’s mosquitos!
  • Make sure to have a daypack for excursions, bring extra batteries for cameras too!
  • Set expectations for wildlife spotting. Amazon’s rich biodiversity does not mean you will see animals on each turn of your cruise. Visiting reserves and parks like the Manu National Park and the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve will raise the chances of seeing some of the jungle animals at their natural habitats.
  • Consider travel insurance for this trip. We take care of our guests like family, but better safe than sorry!
  • Travel responsibly while you enjoy your Amazon tour.
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