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WHAT I NEED TO BRING FOR A JUNGLE EXPEDITION?

There are showers and thunderstorms throughout the year, hence waterproof bags and/or containers will be important to protect things as documents, cameras and, significant articles. Fresh cotton clothes, long sleeves, long pants, mosquito repellent, and a flashlight are necessary too, especially for trekking in the depths of the rainforest. It is also possible to consider […]

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HOW TO GET IQUITOS?

Iquitos is considered the largest main city that has not land connection in the world. There are two ways to get this amazing city and Curassow Amazon Lodge provides all the necessary information:   By air Iquitos is 1:40 hours from Lima. It has around 8 flights daily to Lima as well as one daily […]

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Drummer Ants Video

These amazing ants found in the Amazon Jungle make a unique drumming sound when they are threatened. This nest was just off the trail near Palo Verde Lodge in the Peruvian Amazon Jungle. Drummer Ants from Amazon Expeditions & Curassow Lodge on Vimeo.

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Pygmy Marmoset Video

Recently we were able to take some video from our trails of the infamous Pygmy Marmoset monkey. The pygmy marmoset or dwarf monkey is a New World monkey native to the rainforest canopies of eastern Peru, where Palo Verde Lodge is located.  It is one of the smallest primates, and the smallest true monkey in the […]

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San Juan Water Project Complete

We’re excited to announce our third project installation was completed on December 9th, 2011!  San Juan Del Yanayacu is located on the Yanayacu River, about 2 miles up from Palo Verde Lodge and is home to approximately 400 people. San Juan is located about 5 miles from Nuevo Junin and Ayacucho Tipishca, our water treatment […]

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Nuevo Junin Water Project Complete

In August of 2010 Amazon Expeditions, in partnership with Water For Peru / AVIDA (Our nonprofit sister company) completed our second water treatment plant in the community of Nuevo Junin.  Nuevo Junin is a small community on the Yanayacu River where we operate our tours and is a community of approximately 350 residents.  The water […]

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