Women Empowerment

Amazonia Expeditions’ History with Empowering Women Leading Advocate for Women’s Rights Amazonia Expeditions has been the leading advocate for women’s rights in the upper Amazon basin since the early 1980’s. In an effort to improve equality in the workforce, we...

Peru Bans Single Use Plastics

Peru Bans Single-Use Plastics Following the lead of many nations around the world, Peru has officially joined the fight against plastic pollution. This past year the Peruvian congress passed an ambitious national law with the goal to discourage and significantly...

Bat Diversity Research

In February we hosted a group of bat researchers, some from the American Museum of Natural History. During five nights of mist netting, 36 bat species belonging to five different families were identified, showing once more the great diversity of the ACRCTT...

The Problem With Trip Advisor

The Problem With Trip Advisor Trip Advisor is now the world’s largest travel site. Over the past decade, it has come to dominate the travel industry with millions of active users and thousands of new reviews posted every day. Think of it as the world’s guest book, but...

Biodiversity in the Amazon

Biodiversity in the Amazon          The word “biodiversity” is often heard while describing some of the most exotic places on the planet.  Some places, like the Amazon rainforest, are known as “biodiversity hotspots”. Unfortunately, the concept of biodiversity is...

The Tahuayo Lodge

THE TAHUAYO LODGE   Recognized as one of the ten best wilderness lodges in the world by Outside Magazine     Travel to the lodge requires that you fly into Iquitos, Peru. From Iquitos we take you by boat up the mighty Amazon River, for a distance of...

How To View #1 Ranking in Trip Advisor

How To View #1 Ranking in Trip Advisor   We at Amazonia pride ourselves as now being ranked as the #1 Specialty Lodge in all of Peru as of June 21, 2017. To see how our company stacks up against our competitors, we are providing you with a instructional to see...

KUKAMA (Cocama) Culture

KUKAMA (Cocama) Culture   The Kukama are an original culture of the Amazon Rainforest. They thrived in the rainforest for hundreds of years before the Spanish explorers arrived. The Kukama first made contact with explorers in 1549 during a Spanish expedition led...