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Peru Tours with GreenTracks


Peru tours with Green Tracks offers many different ecotourism packages for travel to Peru. Founded in 1992 by prominent tropical biologists, GreenTracks has delivered memorable tours in Peru with expert guidance to thousands of vacationers. Peru is one of the most astonishing countries on earth. Because of the many possibilities of interesting places and exciting tours, many people make return visits to Peru.

Geography and demographics of Peru

Peru features such diverse geographic extremes that you will feel like you can't possibly be in the same country as you explore each of it’s many regions. A total of 103 ecological zones have been categorized on our planet. Did you know that Peru hosts 83 of them?
Peru is the third largest country in South America. It can be broken up geographically into three regions, which are the Andes Mountains, the Amazonian lowlands, and the coast. Peru is home to approximately 25 million people, and 43 percent of this population are indigenous. The cultures and languages of these indigenous people in Peru vary greatly. In Peru the majority of the people live in the highlands and only six percent inhabit the Amazonian lowlands, even though that region covers more than 50 percent of the country. Spanish is the main language spoken in Peru.

Peru Tours - What to see and do

Approximately 50 national parks, sanctuaries, and reserve systems protect about five percent of Peru. More than half of Peru is Amazonian jungle. The southern Peruvian Amazon is where you will find the Manu National Park, Manu Biosphere Reserve, and Tambopata-Candamo Reserve. The city of Iquitos, Peru provides a gateway of access to the northern region of Peruvian rainforest where you'll find the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve. The largest protected natural area in Peru, with 5,139,680 acres - 10,800 square miles, it stands today as one of the largest and most important wildernesses in all the tropics. The Pacaya-Samiria is home to some of the largest populations of wildlife in all the Amazon.

Green Tracks offers Peru tours that include Amazon tours, Amazon cruises, and Machu Picchu tours and Cuzco tours. You can also hike the famous Inca Trail all the way to the ruins of Machu Picchu. While in Peru you won't want to miss a stay at the Inca capital of Cusco, one of the most fascinating places in the world, where you'll see original stonework done by the Incas and the beautiful colonial architecture of the Spaniards. We also offer trips to Northern Peru, where you can tour archaeologically rich cities such as Chiclayo, Chachapoyas and Trujillo, and Southern Peru for Ica and the Nazca Lines. The people of Peru are famous for there friendly, welcoming attitude toward visitors. If you've ever dreamed of exploring the wilderness of the Amazon, walking in pristine rainforest, or experiencing the cultures of the high Andes mountains and investigating the ruins of the Inca, then our tours are for you.


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