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Video: This Is How You Can Explore Peru's Wild North

From Andean peaks and unique cuisine to one of South America’s most important archaeological sites, discover what makes the Amazonas worth visiting

A hotel pool with a breathtaking view of the Amazonas of Peru

Every year, millions of tourists flock to southern Peru, home to the famed Inca ruins of Machu Picchu. For most, the country’s rugged, remote north has remained an afterthought. But that is changing. A building frenzy by Peru’s government has opened up the north, especially the waterfall-rich region of Amazonas. Here’s why the region is a haven for adventure-seekers.

Looking for more adventure destinations?

Get inspired by the first-hand account of a vacation to Amazonas, Peru, in the summer 2018 issue of CAA Magazine.

Also, find out how you can be a thrill-seeker in Los Cabos, or stay closer to home and experience the best places to hike (and bike and paddle) on Canada’s Great Trail.

Image credit: Andrew Raven