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Salkantay Trail
Salkantay Trail

  |   Cusco & Sacred Valley

Standing on top of the hill looking down at the complex of ancient ruins is a feeling unlike any other. Suddenly, the ache in your muscles, after days of trekking, evaporates and all you can think about is the jaw-dropping sight before your eyes.

Best Hiking Boots for the Inca Trail
Best Hiking Boots for the Inca Trail

  |   Packing Tips

The Inca Trail might see a lot of footfall but its terrain is just as rugged as ever, meaning that your choice of footwear can really make or break your trip. Hiking along the Inca Trail means committing to travelling around 12 km per day on foot... 

Where is the Amazon Rainforest Located?
Where is the Amazon Rainforest Located?

  |   Amazon Tours

The Amazon Rainforest is located in 9 different countries but the majority of it (around 60%) is located in Brazil. The rest of it can be found in Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana (which is technically an overseas territory).

Yangon and Mandalay
Yangon and Mandalay

  |   Myanmar

For those in search of urban attractions, the country certainly delivers with myriad historical, religious and cultural treasures scattered throughout its cities. Here we cover two of Myanmar’s most prominent – Yangon and Mandalay.

Myanmar Travel and Tours
Myanmar Travel and Tours

  |   Myanmar

Myanmar is a fascinating and unique Southeast Asian destination, fast emerging on the international tourist scene. But how best to explore its incredible wealth of historical and cultural attractions? There are two ways to see the country – by land or by water.

Top 10 Things to See in Myanmar
Top 10 Things to See in Myanmar

  |   Myanmar

From archaeological wonders to pristine palm-lined beaches, panoramic viewpoints to colossal caves and serene lakes, we’ve profiled the top 10 things to see in Myanmar, one of Asia’s fastest emerging destinations.

Where is the Mekong River?
Where is the Mekong River?

  |   Mekong River

Before boarding a Mekong River cruise, you will need to answer the question, where is the Mekong River? The river flows through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia.

Why Go to Myanmar?
Why Go to Myanmar?

  |   Myanmar

From unspoilt natural landscapes to ancient Buddhist architecture, friendly locals to mouth-watering food, are you asking yourself, why go to Myanmar? Read on for 8 fantastic reasons why we think you should travel to this fascinating country this year. 

Best Hotels in Cusco
Best Hotels in Cusco

  |   Hotels

With so many visitors coming and going throughout the year, you can be sure Cusco offers a huge range of accommodation to fit every budget – but we are just going to focus on the nicest ones. Without further ado, here are our top picks for best hotels in Cusco.

What Country do the Galapagos Islands Belong To?
What Country do the Galapagos Islands Belong To?

  |   Galapagos

As one of the most remote island chains in the world, there can be some confusion over what country do the Galapagos Islands belong to. This post will briefly recap the history of the islands and how they were first discovered, before discussing their evolution under the ownership of Ecuador. 

About Rainforest Cruises

Rainforest Cruises is a boutique travel company specializing in Amazon river cruises and tours, providing you with the finest collection of cruises in Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands and Panama. As South American travel experts we have all the advice you need to help you find and book your dream cruise and an unforgettable adventure of a lifetime.

Testimonials

Geri Daniel loved her vacation with Rainforest Cruises.
We had an absolutely fabulous time on the cruise. Thank you again for the trip of a lifetime.
— Geri Daniel, Austin, TX
The Johannson family encounter a sloth on their rainforest cruise.
We had a wonderful time. We were all impressed with the efficiency and organization of the trip from start to finish.
— Jeanette Johannson & Family, USA

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