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 often … Read More

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 … Read More

Bird List

BIRD LIST At Amazonia Expeditions, you will have access to an enormous amount of birds. Below is a list of birds of the Rio Tahuayo Area in Loreto Peru. Provisional List of Birds of the Rio Tahuauyo areas, Loreto, Peru … Read More

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 … Read More

Why Choose Amazonia?

WHY CHOOSE AMAZONIA  We at Amazonia Expeditions pride ourselves on being the highest ranked lodge in the Upper Amazon Basin that provides the best service for our guests in every regard. Here are 10 reasons for why we have always … Read More

Our Charitable Activities

AMAZONIA’S CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES Community Service The indigenous community of the Tahuayo River basin consists of approximately 5,000 people who live in 12 villages. Many of our staff were born in these villages and the communities have a long history of … Read More


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Can I request a salt free diet? It is critically important to ingest sufficient quantity of salt in a rainforest environment. Most people from a northern clime sweat profusely, as the body attempts to cool itself in the … Read More

Saki Monkey Project

SAKI MONKEY PROJECT Together with biologist Janice Chism we are investigating a possibly undescribed species of saki monkey that lives in flooded forests along the Tahuayo River.  All our guests who visit the Research Center are invited to participate in … Read More

Andes and Amazon Combo Trip

ANDES / AMAZON COMBO This is a bare minimum 10-day itinerary; we can also comfortably extend for 2-3 weeks to allow more than just a minimal visit.   Machu Picchu Day 1 Fly to Cusco. After clearing baggage security in … Read More

Our History

HISTORY Paul Beaver, c.1987 Early Years The interior forests off of the upper Tahuayo have long been noted for their abundant populations of primates. Many trappers worked here in the 1960-70s to collect primates for sale to the veterinary institute … Read More