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Pacaya Samiria

Loreto Peru

Pacaya Samiria

Pacaya Samiria - Loreto Peru

Some of them are up to the border area of Colombia and Brazil.
It is also possible to visit the ethnic communities of settler's boras, yahuas and witotos of Pucaurquillo, as well as some rural communities.

Nearby you can find hostels ecotourism for everyone, both for those seeking a comfortable stay (rooms with air conditioning) for those willing to enjoy an extreme adventure. This oasis in the middle of the immensity of the rainforest represent the starting point for walks of recognition of medicinal plants, visit to the native communities and birding expeditions. On the other hand, can be a walk by the canopy walkway or suspension bridge on the cup of trees, from which it is possible to appreciate the beauty of the Amazon fauna.

Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

At 183 km. Southwest of Iquitos. The shortest route is Iquitos-Nauta road and waterway from Nauta to the Community February 20 (15 hours by boat or 4 hours in slider). To access, must seek permission from INRENA and pay the corresponding fees.

It comprises much of the province of Loreto, Requena, Ucayali and Alto Amazonas has 2 million 80 thousand has is one of the largest in the country and South America. It is also known as the flooded forest area (varzea) protected most of the Amazon and is bounded by two major rivers: the Marañón to the North and the Ucayali- Puinahua Channel to the South.

Pacaya Samiria

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Within the reserve there are three River basin: basin Pacaya, Samiria basin and basin Yanayacu-Pucate, as well as numerous lakes, creeks, streams and tipishcas. It has a monthly average temperature between 20 2° C (68 2° F) and the 33 2° C (91 2° F) and an annual rainfall of 2000 to 3000 mm, which allows its great biological diversity: 449 species of birds, 102 species of mammals (including the pink river dolphin) 69 species of reptiles 58 species of amphibians, 256 species of fish and 1024 species of wild and cultivated plants. The reserve is refuge of various endangered species or in danger of extinction such as the charapa (Podocnemis Expansa), the spider monkey (Ateles SP.), the giant otter (Pteronura brasiliensis), the scarlet macaw (Ara macao) and cedar (Cederla odorata), among others.

There are also several projects for the protection and management of natural resources, such as the resettlement of the charapas and the taricayas in artificial beaches of the reserve; It is amazing to watch the last stage of this process, which is the release of hatchlings in the rivers, ravines or cochas of the reserve. It emphasizes an atmosphere of integration with local participation. Pacaya Samiria limits, on the banks of the Marañón and Ucayali rivers, more than 42,000 people in 94 population centers and other 50,000 live in 109 villages in the buffer zone; almost all are engaged in fishing, agriculture, gathering and hunting.

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