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Kapawi is reopening

Kapawi is reopening

Travel has always played a key role in supporting biodiversity, conservation, and sustainable development for the Achuar indigenous communities of the lower Pastaza river basin in Ecuador’s Amazon Rainforest. It is the reason why Kapawi Ecolodge was created in the first place. As of September, 19th Ecuador has opened its borders to international visitors, and ...

Responsible Travel Tips: 13 Tips to Travel Responsibly to the Amazon

Responsible Travel Tips: 13 Tips to Travel Responsibly to the Amazon

The Amazon Rainforest is a natural marvel that is rare. This explains why it is such a treat to behold. However, the Amazon rainforest is also the recipient of many harmful actions. Whether from illegal logging or through irresponsible tourists traveling to the area, it goes through quite a bit of a risk. IMPORTANT COVID ...

Best Amazon Cruises in July

  When it comes to summer vacations, nothing beats a trip to the Amazon rainforest. Striking the perfect balance between picturesque locales and adventurous experiences, the Amazonia in the summer provides you with such unforgettable memories that you end up cherishing them for a lifetime. That is why, many families, couples, and even lone travelers ...

A Guide To The Upper Amazon Cruises

A Guide To The Upper Amazon Cruises

  Planning to discover the upper amazon river on a cruise? Here’s everything you need to know.   What constitutes the upper amazon? When we talk about the upper Amazon River, we usually refer to the Part of the Amazon stretching out to Ecuador and Peru.   In Ecuador, they are the rivers in what ...

What to Know Before You Travel to the Amazon?

What to Know Before You Travel to the Amazon?

The Amazon Rainforest is truly a natural treasure. It is home to 1 out of every 10 species on earth. The Amazon Rainforest is home to tens of thousands of different species of animal and plant life, incuding: 40,000 plant species 3,000 freshwater fish species 370 types of reptiles More than 2,000 new species have been discovered in ...

What’s the Difference between the Peru and Brazil Amazon?

What’s the Difference between the Peru and Brazil Amazon?

Taking a trip to “the Amazon” is something a lot of people want to do at some point in their lives. At the same time, “the Amazon” is a vast and diverse rainforest that is home to around one-in-ten of the known species on Earth. It spans across eight countries, and the piece of the Amazon you ...

8 Mind Blowing Facts to Know About the Morpho Butterfly

8 Mind Blowing Facts to Know About the Morpho Butterfly

The blue morpho butterfly is a beautiful insect found in the Amazon forest. Its beauty goes beyond what meets the eye, though. If you’re taking a trip to the Amazon any time soon, you should be up to speed on the natural life that you’ll be witnessing. Not only will a little extra knowledge help you ...

Rainforest Activities and Tours to Do on Your Cruise

Rainforest Activities and Tours to Do on Your Cruise

Hold onto your captain’s quarters…your Amazon rainforest cruise is set to begin! It’s the second longest river in the world. With a 4,100-mile river system, the Amazon winds its way in and around 8 of South America’s countries. For many, this kind of cruise is a once in a lifetime adventure. Plan to make the most of every single moment! ...

Amazon Safety Tips for Your Jungle River Cruise

Amazon Safety Tips for Your Jungle River Cruise

Are you embarking on an Amazon River cruise soon? Home to 10 percent of the planet’s known species and over half of the planet’s rainforest, the Amazon is certainly a bucket list worthy destination. But, while traveling to the Amazon will certainly be a memorable experience, there are some safety precautions that you need to keep in ...

7 Amazon River Animals to See on Your Cruise

7 Amazon River Animals to See on Your Cruise

When you hear the word Amazon you instantly associate it with discovery and adventure. It is one of the longest river in the world traversing 4000 miles. In fact, it is still well debated whether it is the longest river in the world. You already know the Amazon is in South America, but did you know that ...