The Tambopata Reserve protects a staggering 570 documented unique species of birds as well as macaw. black caiman. puma and several other endangered species. Peru Amazon rainforest eco-tourists can climb the Canopy Walkway at the Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica Lodge
to gaze upon unparalleled views over the reserve. This walkway. which nests above the forest floor nearly 100 feet. extends along suspension bridges and observation towers through the treetops. Bird enthusiasts can ogle through binoculars at the hundreds of species of birds that roost nearby. like scarlet macaws. dusky-headed parakeets. and toucans.
Eco-tourism increases awareness of the economic and ecological value of the Amazon. as well as threats against it. The reserve is home to a variety of economically valuable trees like cedar. mahogany. and palm. all of which are protected from over-extraction.
Research projects like those on river otters. macaws. and conservation efforts. are underway at the Explorer’s Inn. the Refugio Amazonas. Tambopata Research Center. This area also features lodges owned by indigenous communities. including one by the Infierno community. Posada Amazonas.
Eco-tourists can rest assured that when they embark on an Amazon Peru tour. they are participating in efforts to protect the remarkable variety of endangered wildlife. and contribute to a more sustainable Amazon way of life.
The Amazon and other jungle regions in Peru are full of mystery. fun and relaxation depending on what you’re looking for. Each individual location has wonders to offer the variety of travelers which come to visit this particular region of the country.
To get great ideas on what to see and where to visit during your Peru trip. contact the professionals at www.perurooms.com to put together an itinerary for you and your travel partners. Visit not only the jungle but also the Highlands and Coastal attractions such as: Cusco. Machu Picchu. Lima and Paracas among several others.