martes, 28 de febrero de 2012

Visits Unforgettable

If you are thinking about Amazon tourism, the Reserve Amazon Heliconia offers an excellent plan for you to practice all the millenarian activities that are lasts in the memory of the native ones, creating a space to escape of the routine.

For the interested ones in the fauna, the amazon bird watching is an exceptional option to glimpse exotic and unique birds of the region; some of them endangered species because of the hunters and the illegal animal traffic.

Let the rural practices as navigation in canoes and the traditional fishing amaze you, this way you will become the protagonist of the Amazon fishing tour.

For the next month, we offer a plan of 5 days in the Reserve, so you live the Amazon tourism, for US$ 337 or COP$ 600.000 each person, from March 4 to 8, or it prefers from April 3 to 6 for US$ 281 or COP$ 500.000 each person.

martes, 21 de febrero de 2012

Forest of the Amazonia

The Amazonia has been characterized to have a huge tropical forest and vegetation, by which it receives the title of “Lung of the World” the zone is located in the central and northern part of South America, which extends by the Amazon River, one of the attractions of the Amazon tourism.

This area is perfect to practice Amazon tourism, watching the environment, the ecosystem and the great fauna that lives there, thanks to the extensive and dense forest that is the big source of oils, resins, rubbers and plants to make medicines.

On your Amazon vacation you will be able to recognize three types of trees in the forest, first the highest, they reach an approximate height of  180 ft, those receive solar rays directly, thats why you can observe a great variety of animals.

 Also in the Amazon ecotourism, you will find the second type, which have an approximate height of 100 ft, these are underneath the trees that conform the vault of the forests and they must adapt in the shade because the light they receive is very few, that happens to the underbrush that is compound of shrubs, small grass and plants, these receive less light if it is compared with the intervals.

martes, 14 de febrero de 2012


One of the activities that our visitors practice in the Amazon travel is the canoeing, this work requires of a physical effort because it is impelled and moved with the human force.

In the Amazon vacation you will practice the canoeing in its more primitive version evoking the old indigenous communities that transmitted this modality of transport from generation to generation until the activity arrived and restored in the communities that inhabit the Amazon today.

Generally to know and practice the Amazon tourism there are used small boats to travel in the water, the canoes are made of wood that has been removed from the trunks of the trees that are perforated and charted to give the pointed shape.

In Amazon Heliconia, the Amazon jungle tour is practiced in these canoes, they are driven by shovels or in a language more technician by oars, the oars are located in the opposite direction of the people, since people are giving the wished direction and observing the crossed landscape.

miércoles, 8 de febrero de 2012

Local Weather of the Amazon

The weather conditions of the Amazon are due to their geographic location, because is surrounded by forest and a big affluent, the second greater river of the world, that has the same name, the Amazon.

In the Amazon jungle tour, the visitors must be ready for a dry time and a rainy one, the department of the Amazon has three types of weather according to the zone, in the south the weather is super humid, in center is humid and in the north  is slightly humid.

To enjoy the dry time, you must practice the Amazon tourism from June to October where you will find temperatures 27°C (80.6°F), November and December are the warmest months registering 35°C (95°F) in the denominated jungle region and 21°C (70°F) in the zones of mountain range.

In the Amazon excursion, the months with most rains are March and April, however the coldest months are June and August, nevertheless whatever time of the year, the humidity is the queen in this area with an annual precipitation between 3,000 and 3,500 mm.