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Peruvian Chifa Cuisine in Lima's Chinatown
Peruvian Chifa Cuisine in Lima's Chinatown

  |   Cuisine

Peruvian Chifa cuisine (a Chinese-Cantonese-Peruvian fusion), has been taking the gastronomic scene by storm in recent years. Chifa, no doubt, has become one of the most popular types of food in Peru and a trip to the country isn't complete without a proper Chifa meal paired with a chilled Inca Kola.

How to Make Peruvian Ceviche
How to Make Peruvian Ceviche

  |   Cuisine

No trip to Peru is complete without a fresh plate of ceviche, that’s exactly why many travelers are opting in for an extra day in Lima, just to learn how to make this national dish. Learning how to make Peruvian ceviche is not as difficult as it may seem, the trick is using the freshest ingredients available.

5 Bucket List Cruises
5 Bucket List Cruises

  |   Amazon Tours

Our bucket list cruises have the same level of luxury and comfort as some of the top hotels and resorts but minus the crowds and with new sights to see on a daily basis. Cruises are often the best way to explore a region, particularly one with dense vegetation. Such places are often challenging to get to or even completely inaccessible by land.

Napo Wildlife Center
Napo Wildlife Center

  |   Lodges

Emerald green swathes of pristine rainforest as far as the eye can see is what you'll see at the Napo Wildlife Center. The air filled with the calls and cries of the animals that inhabit your surroundings and the sun glinting off the mysterious black water of the Añangu Lake.

Sacha Lodge Ecuador
Sacha Lodge Ecuador

  |   Lodges

Deep in the heart of the Ecuadorian Amazon is the Sacha Lodge, which spreads out over 5,000 acres of pristine jungle. If there was ever a place to disconnect from the world and be at one with nature, this is it. Here, you can wake up to the distant cries of monkeys swinging from the canopy and fall asleep under a never-ending blanket of stars.

Pantanal Matogrossense National Park
Pantanal Matogrossense National Park

  |   Pantanal

The Pantanal Matogrossense National Park encompasses around 521 square miles of the Pantanal region. These wetlands, located in central west Brazil are a world-class wildlife spotting destination. Animals and birds of all shapes and sizes dwell here – all you have to do is go out and find them. 

Pantanal Wildlife
Pantanal Wildlife

  |   Pantanal

Spotting Pantanal wildlife in the largest wetland region in the world is relatively easy, due to the flat landscape. The flat land works in favor for wildlife enthusiasts as there is no jungle to hide many of the animals from sight.  

Paraguay River in the Pantanal
Paraguay River in the Pantanal

  |   Brazil

The Paraguay River starts in Mato Grosso, a verdant state just to the west of central Brazil. These headwaters are known as the Pantanal Region and it is here that our interest lies. Let’s delve deep into the largest wetlands in the world – comprising over 81,000 square miles, and see what is on offer.

Expert Review: Palacio del Inka Hotel in Cusco
Expert Review: Palacio del Inka Hotel in Cusco

  |   Expert Advice

I recently stayed at the Luxury Collection’s Palacio del Inka Hotel in Cusco, and I had a very enjoyable experience. From location to overall ambiance, this hotel should definitely be on the top of your list for where to stay in Cusco. Read on below to learn why the Palacio del Inka is a first-class heritage experience. 

Expert Review: Sacred Valley Tour
Expert Review: Sacred Valley Tour

  |   Expert Advice

Recently, I had the pleasure to experience one of our best-selling land tours in Peru, the Sacred Valley tour. I was in the Sacred Valley for 1-Day only, so I couldn’t see everything I wanted to, however, I felt like I did get the complete experience.

About Rainforest Cruises

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

Testimonials

 Geri Daniel loved her vacation with Rainforest Cruises.
We had an absolutely fabulous time on the Amazon 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 in the Amazon. We were all impressed with the efficiency and organization of the trip from start to finish.
— Jeanette Johannson & Family, USA