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Amacayacu National Park


Amacayacu Park is a park in Colombia along the Amazon River.

Amacayacu is a Colombian National Park located at South of the country in the Amazonas Department. The word "Amacayacu" means "River of the Hamocs" in the indigenous lenguague Quechua. The Ticuna people currently inhabit a part of the park.

The park includes accommodation that consists in a Maloka where travellers can sleep with a group of people in hamocs or cabins for 2 to 4 travellers.

To the Amacayacu Natural Park you'll to arrive in boat. From any place of Colombia you'll to take a flight toward Leticia to embark upon the sailing for the flow of the Amazon river.

From the park visitors can do different activities such as trips along the Amazon river to different islands like Mico's island where you can find hundreds of monkeys, Mocagua's island where one can see Victoria Regia or lottus flower and one of the most interesting activities: a trip up the amazon river to Tarapoto Lake which has botos or amazon dolphins.

The travel journey lasts three days and it is very interesting although travellers must be very careful about mosquitos when the sun goes down. Travellers are advised to wear shirts with long sleeves and long trousers.

The park is of considerable interest to scientists. Many zoological specimens have been collected in the park.

References

Cano Correa, Marcela. Titulo: Manejo comunitario de fauna silvestre en el P.N.N Amacayacu, Colombia

PROCESO DE TARAPOTO SOBRE CRITERIOS E INDICADORES DE SOSTENIBILIDAD DEL BOSQUE AMAZONICO - Consulta Colombiana de Validacion

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