martes, 31 de enero de 2012

Natural swimming pools

One of the the wonders that a wild habitat like the Amazonian forest offers to the travelers who visit the place, are the natural swimming pools, free of chemicals like chlorine, product destined to the conservation of the water.

The maintenance of the water is made through the same nature, the aquatic plants are the source of microorganisms that are able to eliminate bacterium and absorb the impurities, present in the water and therefore the Reserve becomes the first option for the Amazon ecotourism

Another factor, that is emphasized in Amazon tourism, is that the swimming pools are integrated to the nature, you can also have contact with small fish or the vegetation. 

Besides enjoying the Amazon jungle tour and the natural swimming pools, you wont suffer the irritation of your eyes or allergy in the skin caused by chemicals, therefore the water will be in his original state.

martes, 24 de enero de 2012

Amazon Rainforest Plants

The Amazonian forest, due to the water affluent and the tropical climate, allows the biodiversity of plants, in their majority exotic and unique, besides, in the Amazon excursions, the visitors will be able to know their properties decorative or medicinal.

The use of plants with curative aims is an ancient practice from the indigenous tribes living in the Amazon jungle, and nowadays the tourists can witness this practice in the Amazon jungle tour.

Nevertheless, the exact number of plants used for such aim is not known, neither its chemical characteristics or the process that the native ones use to transform them. This traditional practice has been affected by the deforestation of the Rainforest, that ends several species of trees and shrubs.

The amazon tourism is a practice with the purpose of protecting this region.

martes, 17 de enero de 2012


The Amazonian forest, besides having vast vegetation, owns the second bigger river of the world, allowing that in the Amazon excursions their visitors discover aquatic varieties of species, as much animals as plants.

Besides the Amazon River, in the Amazon jungle tour you discovered rivers like: Caquetá, which ends at the Amazon; the Putumayo that marks the limit with Peru; and finally the Apaporis River that defines the northern limit with the Vaupés. 

As a peculiar data, from Amazon ecotourism, the Amazon River is the responsible of the fifth part of fresh water that arrives at the Earth oceans.

The hydric wealth of the region allows that activities as the handcrafted fishing, canopying, floating cabins among others workings can be realized in the Amazon travel.

viernes, 13 de enero de 2012


The tropical climate of the Amazon also favors the appearance of other organisms different from the animal and plants.

On your Amazon excursion, you will be able to recognize the 5 kingdoms of the nature, among them there is the fungi, composed by eukaryotes organisms; their cell walls are formed by quitina, compound that the difference this organisms from animals, bacteria and plants.

The Amazon ecotourism will allow you to observe this species that is divided in three types: moulds, mushrooms, leavenings and lichens; each of them can be discovered in the forest.

In the Amazon tourism you find fungi in the trees, the earth, even in the water, in their majority, like any species that lives in the forest, are showy, nevertheless, although they seem inoffensive some of them get to be toxic.

For example, the moulds and the mushrooms are in the earth or the trees; second they are generally eatable, the leavenings are fungi that ferment the maize that becomes beer, finally the lichens are associations of seaweed and fungi, that easily grow in the rivers of the Amazon.

viernes, 6 de enero de 2012

Exotic meals and drinks

Thanks to the diversity of vegetation and animals that inhabit the Amazonian forest, the travelers who make the Amazon excursions will enjoy exotic plates and will be able to delight the palate and to nourish the body.

Also, you can find drinks that will refresh you in the Amazon rainforest tours, during the practice of ecotourism activities such as the Amazon fishing tour, visits to the native communities or the rainforest birdwatching.

Among the liquids we have the “aguagina” that is prepared with “caranguchos” that are fruits of the palm, and water, it can be consumed as refreshment and if it is cooked, is taken like masato, when you let the preparation ferment for more than 3 days, will become “chicha". You can have anyone of these three drinks on your Amazon vacation.

When you talk about exotic meals in the  amazon jungle tour makes reference to strong plates that are prepared with animals of the region like the piraña soup, marinated raw Pirarucú or the turtle mince.
Don’t wait to hear about the exquisiteness of the Amazon, prepare your  Amazon travel and try the food yourself, your palate will thank for it.