Beautiful natural landscapes in Rioja: Aguas Verdes and Serrano Yacu

Rioja is a privileged province, within its many attractions is Yacu Aguas Verdes and Serrano, both rivers cross the Alto Mayo Protected Forest, creating breathtaking scenery.

Aguas Verdes
Aguas Verdes - Puente Serrano Yacu

Aguas Verdes
Aguas Verdes - Bosque de Protección Alto Mayo

Despite the great destructive migration to our Selva, Rioja is one of the few provinces of high jungle of Peru, which still retains much of its greenery and charm amazónico.- Nowhere jungle of San Martin there are so many paradisiacal places like Rioja. These places are being saved from the depredations caused by man through the action of peasants organized in conservation partnerships for ecotourism purposes.

One such place is "Aguas Verdes" of Rioja, a river of crystal clear water emerald green tone that rises at the foot of the mountains that make up the Bosque Alto Mayo Protection (BPAM) and low forming waterfalls and pools natural. A magical place where the Amazon plain begins and where you can enjoy a beautiful walk watching the most beautiful natural landscapes of mountains and the Amazon Rio Aguas Verdes meeting with the Rio Serrano Yacu. It is a walk of 40 minutes for a conditioning path for people of any age. After you. You can relax on a sandy river beach called butterflies, for the abundance of insects in these beautiful sunny days. Complement this attractive; orchids and bromeliads in their natural habitat and more than 600 bird species, of which 132 are endemic species unique in the world. Walk in these woods, take a relaxing bath, exploring a cave and then rest on a beach breathing pure river of greenery surrounded by mountains around our forest air, it is a wonderful experience you will never forget.

The following video is a documentary sponsored by the Ministry of Environment, which is traversed the BPAM, looking endemic orchid species Phragmipedium kovachii and mini owl only 12 centimeters in the world.


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