Amazon River Tour

Lima Peru Tourist Information and Travel Guide

The Amazon River is the world's largest river in of water volume and size of its drainage basin.  It originates in the Peruvian Andes Mountains and flows through Brazil.

Many visitors to Lima enjoy taking an excursion to the upper Amazon where they can experience the river's vast biodiversity.

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The Amazon River is home to about one fifth of the world's species of birds. Some experts believe that one square kilometer of the Amazon can contain as many as 75,000 types of trees and 150,000 species of higher plants.

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