The Amazon Rainforest, encompassing approximately 60% of the country, is home to endemic wildlife, indigenous tribes, and some of the most exotic plant species in the world. Peru has excellent access routes to this area of the South American Rainforest due to its connectivity with regions like Puerto Maldonado, Cusco, Arequipa, or Iquitos. Rich in wildlife, this area will allow you to feel embraced by nature and the secrets of the Amazon jungle. Our top picks for incredible wildlife and bird-watching opportunities are the Tambopata National Reserve, the Manu National Park, the Tamshiyacu Tahuayo Reserve and the Pacaya-Samiria Reserve near the jungle city of Iquitos.