Since Peru is one of the countries with the greatest biodiversity in the world, there is no doubt that the fauna it houses is one of the best examples of this. The diversity of species of fauna that exists in our country and especially in the protected natural areas is impressive, for something we are leaders in several categories and world rankings such as:
Now we will introduce you to the most impressive Peru wildlife animals found in this jewel of nature.
Peru has diverse natural protected areas, among them the Peru Wildlife Refuges. They are places that are served as habitats for certain species. It is also a space to protect or maintain certain species in extinction, threatened, rare, migratory and many more.
The Manu wildlife reserve, a paradise of nature, all an immense amount of animals and plants in one place. The Reserve of Manu is located in Peru, between the departments of Cusco and Madre de Dios, with an extension of 1 532 806 hectares. This great mine of life is divided into three territories: the National Park, the Reserved Zone and the Transition Zone.
The Cloudy Forests of Udima are located between the districts of Catache in the district of Santa Cruz in the department of Cajamarca and the province of Oyotún in Lambayeque. they reach up to 3000 m.s.n.m.
The area has a great importance; however, it highlights its richness in endemic species and a great cultural archaeological legacy; which stands out in the Zaña basin in the Poro Poro district. On the other hand, it works as a refuge for extinct species; also species of flora state of threat of extinction. These natural areas are also used for recreation, research and as a source of ecological education. Also in recent years are part of the Peru wildlife tours.
The marshes of Villa is one of the main wetlands of Lima. It is located in the district of Chorrillos in Metropolitan Lima. This place protects a great diversity of species of birds, amphibians, fish, reptiles; also attractive as beautiful water mirrors. Between November and December you can observe the despalzamiento of the birds towards the south.
The refuge of Laquipampa is in the district of Incahuasi, province of Ferreñafe in the department of Lambayeque. The place is located in the mountains of the region, reaches up to 2500 m.s.n.m. where it shelters a great diversity of fauna and flora, which is kept protected in the place.
The place is amazing for a jungle trip, especially if you are a lover of landscapes and bird watching. Among the amazon wildlife stands out the spectacled bear and the white-winged guan. In addition you can appreciate a succession of dry forest to humid forest, which is unique on the north coast. On the other hand, it has beautiful views, excellent for the eye of a photographer.
After flying from the capital of Perú, Lima, you will arrive in Cusco to walk for four days along a path through forests and dense fog, millenary stone steps and discovering the ruins of ancient fortifications and Inca cities, and all the time enjoying majestic views.
The best season to travel to Perú in the dry season, which covers the months April to the end of September. In October the rains begin and you can find Machu Picchu covered by clouds. If you travel in June, we recommend you to book the Inti Raymi 2020 Tour that takes place in June 24th, and also hike the Palcoyo Mountain Tour, which is an incredible Rainbow Mountain located in the Andes.