Pishurayacu

Experience The Amazon Through Tarapoto

Nestled in the “cloud forest” of Northeastern Peru, Tarapoto is the jewel of the San Martin Province. Sitting at 356 meters (1,168 ft.) altitude, this city is the prime jump-off point to enter the Amazon rainforest. Its potent mixture of outrageously vast biodiversity and vibrant nightlife make Tarapoto a truly seductive atmosphere. Including the surrounding […]

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Chachapoyas

What to Explore Around Chachapoyas

Out of all the cities in Northern Peru, none are surrounded by more drastic contrasts than Chachapoyas. This capital of the Amazonas Region is situated at a surprisingly high elevation of 2,335 meters (7,661ft.). Their strategic location allows access to both the highlands and the jungle. The city of Chachapoyas was founded in 1538 by […]

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Ayahuasca

Essential Tips For Taking Ayahuasca In Peru

Ayahuasca is an amazing psychedelic concoction, but it’s not free of problems. In recent years, this once exotic gift from nature has transformed into a cash cow. Every year thousands of tourists descend upon South America searching for this hypnotic brew. While it’s great that so many people are interested in expanding their consciousness, this […]

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Santa Francisco

Visit Shipibos In La Comunidad Nativa San Francisco

Out of the many indigenous communities situated around Pucallpa, none are more established than La Comunidad Nativa San Francisco. Located right on the banks of Laguna Yarinacocha, it’s the largest and oldest Shipibo-Conibo community in the world. What started as a group of six families and one curaca eventually grew to over 300 families and […]

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Pucallpa

Top Things To Do In Pucallpa

Out of all the many places that routinely get overlooked in Peru, Pucallpa is on the verge of going mainstream. Thanks to the city’s shamanic roots and strategic position in the jungle, the time is right for tourism. With a growing population of 250,000 inhabitants, Pucallpa is the tenth most populous city in Peru. It’s […]

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