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Family Adventures in Peru's Amazon Rain Forest

Cedric Angeles Nell and Asa encounter their first kapok tre near the Tambopata research center.

Photo: Cedric Angeles

Peru's Amazon rain forest is one of the last true frontiers on earth— and a thrilling place. Just be prepared to cross paths with howler monkeys, 200-foot trees, and a tarantula or two. Read the article

Destinations: Peru · Machu Picchu · Puerto Maldonado

Inspired by: Peru's Amazon Rainforest | T+L Family — by Ted Conover, Published Sep. 2006

Hotels (5)

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    Wasai Maldonado Lodge

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    Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica

    Forty-five minutes by boat directly from Puerto Maldonado, this lodge is more accessible and luxurious than the others in the area, but the surroun

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    Explorer's Inn

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    Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel

    Inkaterra's Machu Picchu lodge, nestled in the cloud forest below the Incan ruins, is a welcoming, sustainability-focused hotel a short bus ride fr... More
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    Belmond Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge

    Machu Picchu’s remote mountaintop ruins feel amazingly accessible when you’re staying next door; the Sanctuary Lodge (part of the Orient-Express gr

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  • Cooking Classes in Peru

    Peru, Cuzco

    In Lima, the Sacred Valley, and Machu Picchu, you'll learn from culinary masters the secrets of local cuisine—like how to make ceviche, and how to cook pachamanca in an earthen oven.

  • Trip Guide to Evolving Lima, Peru

    Peru, Lima

    Lima is a modern metropolis with skyscrapers designed by internationally known architects like Hans Hollein and Arquitectonica. The city sprawls along new roadways lined with gigantic shopping mall



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