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Manu & Madre de Dios

Jaguar in Manu

Madre de Dios has Andean highlands, cloud forests and Amazonian jungle. It borders both Bolivia and Brazil. It is best known as a place to see wildlife (like the jaguar above I saw in Manu) and learn about the Indigenous Peoples who have inhabited the region for about 3,000 years. Learn more about them on this website and about how to support indigenous communities through buying their art on this website.

Madre de Dios is almost 7% of the territory of Peru but has only 0.4% of the population. The majority of the region is taken up by the Manu National Biosphere Reserve, and the Bahuaja-Sonene National Park, which includes the Tambopata Reserve.

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Puerto Maldonado

Fly into the jungle

Indigenous Peoples of Madre de Dios

Many still live in the rainforest


The jungle experience

Jungle Development

The Amazon needs help

Pampas del Heath

Santuario Nacional Pampas del Heath

Bahuaja-Sonene National Park

Binational Conservation

Tambopata Reserve

See all the macaws & monkeys

Text © Heather Jasper

Image by Heather Jasper