Chaparri Nature Reserve Full Day Tour

Explore the Chaparri Nature Reserve during this full-day tour. This reserve has some of the best dry forests in Peru and protects a range of wildlife.

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  • Duration: 8 hrs
  • Available Days: Every day
  • Schedule: 9:00 AM
  • Hotel Transport Included
  • Mobile Ticket Included
  • Offered in English, Spanish

Experience Highlights

Nature Walk
Chaparri Ecological Reserve

The 84,000-acre (34,000-ha) Chaparri Nature Reserve is largely made up of dry forests. The reserve is named for the spectacular Chaparri Mountain that dominates the landscape. This mountain is sacred for the Muchik people and is still revered by shamans throughout Peru.

The reserve’s goal is to reintroduce and protect endangered species, including the spectacled bear, white-winged turkey, Sechuran fox, and Andean condor, which is the largest flying bird in the world. The reserve is a community-led conservation and ecotourism project. It’s also the center for scientific investigation into dry forest ecosystems.

A tour to the Chaparri Nature Reserve provides you with an excellent opportunity to spot wildlife in Peru’s dry forests. Bring hiking shoes and a good camera, you’ll surely want both!

Attraction Visited

Chaparri Ecological Reserve

Founded in 2001, Chaparrí is Peru’s first private nature reserve. The reserve is made up largely of dry forest and protects a number of endangered and endemic species.

Chaparri Ecological Reserve

What to Bring

Camera, hiking shoes, comfortable shoes, and insect repellent.

What's included

Guide and entrance fee.


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