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Whether you're preparing for your upcoming adventure to the Amazon and Machu Picchu or just want to learn more about the world's largest rain forest and the "Lost City of the Incas," we've got you covered. We've rounded up an array of useful resources, from wildlife guides and packing tips to compelling first-hand accounts written by Nat Hab travelers and staff.

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Wildlife Guide

Wildlife Guide

From squirrel monkeys to pink river dolphins, learn about the incredible array of biodiversity you'll see on a trip to the Peruvian Amazon!
Amazon Nature Trivia

Amazon Nature Trivia

Take our wildlife quiz to put your knowledge to the test, then share it with friends to see who knows the most about the Amazon rain forest. 
Amazon & Machu Picchu Weather & Climate

Amazon & Machu Picchu Weather & Climate

Find out what the typical weather conditions in the Amazon and Machu Picchu in this month by month breakdown of average temperatures and rainfall.
Amazon & Machu Picchu Packing List

Amazon & Machu Picchu Packing List

Our helpful checklist contains clothing and gear recommendations for an adventure into the Amazon rain forest and to the top of Wayna Picchu.
Travel Stories & Articles
Inside an Amazon River Cruise

Inside an Amazon River Cruise

—By Debra Kathman
I recently had the opportunity to go on a Natural Habitat Adventures trip to Peru, which included a river cruise on the Amazon. It was an amazing trip and gave me the opportunity to experience the incredible diversity of the Amazon while...
10 Interesting Facts about Machu Picchu

10 Interesting Facts about Machu Picchu

—By Johanna Murphy
More than 7,000 feet above sea level in the Andes Mountains, Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru. A symbol of the Incan Empire and built around 1450 CE, Machu Picchu was...
Conservation and Traditional Medicine in the Amazon

Conservation and Traditional Medicine in the Amazon

—By Katie Zdilla
The village these children live in is nestled along the headwaters of the Amazon River in Peru. Families here have lived in the region for generations and are experts in making the most...
Machu Picchu's Best-Kept Secrets

Machu Picchu's Best-Kept Secrets

—By Peter Davis Krahenbuhl
Sitting proudly at the top of the bucket list of anyone who loves to travel, Machu Picchu—the “Lost City of the Incas”—is one of the most spectacular ancient ruins in all the Americas...
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