The Mighty Jungle

Peruvian Amazon

Our planet’s lungs, the Amazon rainforest, stretches over 2 million square miles (5.2 million sq. km) of South America. It’s the most biodiverse place on earth. It’s teeming with incredible wildlife, with many species yet to be discovered.

Visiting the Peruvian Amazon

The Amazon covers 60% of Peru. For the most unforgettable Peru Amazon adventure, Good Life Expeditions takes you to a choice of two recommended destinations:

In the north, fly to Iquitos, the largest city in the world inaccessible by road. It’s a gateway to the pristine rainforest. From here, we offer Amazon cruises that take you deep into the Amazon jungle, along its waterways. Journey upriver aboard one of the four vessels recommended by Good Life Expeditions.

With comfortable accommodations, gourmet food, and excellent guidance, this is one of the best ways to experience a Peruvian Amazon adventure while covering an impressive distance. Your expert guide will take you on hikes through terra firma, the tributaries, and ox-bow lakes aboard small canoes each day. There’s even the chance to go swimming with the famous Amazon pink river dolphins.

In the south, start your Peru Amazon adventure by flying to Puerto Maldonado. Flights are available from Lima and Cusco, making this a great addition to a trip to Machu Picchu. From here, you’ll travel by bus and motorized canoe upriver, slowly leaving civilization behind, to one of our three recommended Amazon lodges.

With expert guides, you’ll spend each day exploring the rainforest on foot. Canoe in search of the incredible flora and fauna of the jungle. You’ll spot howler monkeys, wild peccaries, sloths, and strange creepy crawlies by night. Keep your eyes peeled along the riverbanks for a sight of the majestic, elusive jaguar!

Explore with Good Life Expeditions

To start planning your unforgettable Peru Amazon adventure, contact us today. Our expert travel team at Good Life Expeditions are ready to advise you on the best options. We’ll plan all the logistics for you.


Posada Amazonas

Only a three-hour journey from Puerto Maldonado, Posada Amazonas offers an accessible and authentic experience in the Amazon rainforest. What makes Posada Amazonas unique is that it’s actually owned by…

Refugio Amazonas

Tucked deep in the Amazon rainforest, this beautiful eco-friendly lodge offers an immersive and educational experience in the Peruvian Amazon. Hand-selected by Good Life Expeditions, Refugio Amazonas offers comfortable accommodation…

Tambopata Research Center

As the name implies, this jungle lodge actually started as a research station for scientists studying macaws in the Amazon. It’s still a base for important research and conservation work,…

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