Glamping is a new trend in exotic tourism

EcoTourism: the best environmental values ​​in Peru for 2017

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Peru has some of the best ecotourism options available in South America. Due to the country's unique landscape - Andes Mountains, Amazon, beach and deserts - Peru's Ecolodges come in all shapes and sizes, each microclimate dictating the type of ecolodge experience you will have. No matter where you stay, it is sure to be unique. Here are some of the most memorable environmentalists in Peru.

Eco Quechua Lodge

Beautiful views are guaranteed almost everywhere in this cabin - be it mountains, river or jungle. Probably the most attractive characteristic of the lodge is its proximity to Machu Picchu, just an hour's drive away. Superior rooms have an en suite bathroom, heated shower, private terrace, bathrobes and a safe. They offer trips to Machu Picchu, Scary Valley, bird watching trips and visits to hot springs.

Soupampa, Santa Teresa, Santa Teresa 084, Peru

Economy Maniti

The Maniti Eco-lodge is located in Iquitos, Peru, a city in the northern Amazon. It is carefully designed to provide comfort for travelers as well as preserve the surrounding rainforest. The private bungalows are built entirely with recycled rainforest materials that blend in with the jungle landscape, so much so that you can simply miss it! The lodge has a decidedly rustic atmosphere: no internet, limited electricity (6-9pm) and no air conditioning, but you don't head into the middle of the Amazon jungle for these amenities, you do it for your experience and escape. One of the best things about Lodge Maniti is the extensive tours and trips they offer throughout the Amazon.

Huallaga 210, Iquitos, Peru +51 1 7070441

EcoAmazonia Lodge

EcoAmazonia Lodge is located in the jungle two hours from Puerto Maldonado across the Madre de Dios River. Thanks to the lodge's remote location, you will have the opportunity to experience the area's impressive biodiversity. If you have a desire to explore the jungle, they have many tours that offer visitors to see rare animals from the Amazon. When not exploring the wonders of the Amazon, you can take a dip in the indoor pool or relax in your collection of river-facing hammocks.

Since Peru is located in the southern hemisphere of the Earth, the winter season in this country starts on June 21st and ends on September 21st.

Approximately 70% of tourists visit Peru in winter. Why? It is winter here that is a kind of "velvet season" when the most comfortable average daily air temperature is kept - about + 20 ° C. In addition, during this period the country celebrates a large number of spectacular holidays and festivals, and finally, winter is the most favorable period for visiting the main Peruvian "star" - the ancient city of Machu Picchu. Each winter season, a unique open-air museum feeds the entire country with tourism revenues.

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Climatic zones

Peru is distinguished by a huge variety of climatic conditions (out of 32 types of climate on the planet, there are 28 here!) and ecosystems. In addition, there are 3 different climatic zones in the country: Costa, Sierra and Selva.

In all these zones, the weather conditions in winter differ significantly from each other. In the western regions, a tropical desert type of climate prevails, in the east it is subequatorial, and in mountainous regions climatic conditions are influenced by the height of the terrain.

Costa: coastline, 10.5% - a strip of sandy deserts (80 - 150 km wide), running along the entire coast of the Pacific Ocean. Due to the cold Peruvian Current passing off the coast, the Costa's climate is characterized by aridity. In winter (June - August) during the day the air temperature warms up to + 19 ° C, respectively, at night it drops to + 13 ° C.

Almost all major tourist cities, as well as the famous Nazca Plateau, are located in this area.

Sierra: mountainous region, 31.5% - a zone in the central region of the country, vast high-mountain plateaus and steep canyons. The further east you go to the mountains, the more the temperature drops. In the period June-August, the average daytime temperature is + 16-18 ° C, at night - from +6 to -2 ° C. The period April-October is the dry season, the rest of the time there is a lot of rainfall.

The local popular tourist route is the mysterious Lake Titicaca (g. Puno), in addition, a must-see destination for all tourists visiting the country is the famous Sacred Valley of Urubamba, whose crown is the "city of the sun" Machu Picchu.

Machu Picchu: The Lost City of the Incas

Selva: jungle, 58% - wet forest area in the north-east of the country. Selva is always humid and hot. In winter, the air warms up to + 30 ° C during the day, and drops to + 20 ° C at night.

The interest of travelers in this area is represented by many National Parks, such as Otisi, Manu, Madre de Dios, Bauaja, Sierra del Divisor, etc.

What do you know about camping? Surely everyone will answer - yes everything! But no. Not so long ago, a new trend appeared in the tourism business - glamping. Or glamorous camping. It doesn't go well, you say, but what about romance, mosquitoes, and everything else. This is also there, only behind the thick walls of a cozy house.

Glamping sites are most often indoor safari parks, where vacationers are offered a mixture of "wildlife" and urban comfort. Here, of course, you can sit on the bank of the river and go fishing, but you will not cook food on a fire, but in your home kitchen with all the conveniences. Interesting fact! Variations of glamorous settlements for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts can be very different. These can be cozy dwellings on the crown of a tree, or in snowy Alaska.

Glamping or luxury camping is a pretty broad concept. Most often, the location of such zones is "tied" to the unique nature. It can be a sparsely populated nature reserve, or a hard-to-reach gorge. Dunes in the distance, perhaps. Although here you will be provided with satellite Internet and provided with communication.

Where did glamping come from

Despite all the glamor of the phenomenon, the history of the emergence of such an idea goes back to the Middle Ages. When the ruling monarchs took with them half of the castles to sit on a picnic. That is why the most common glamping option is the pre-fabricated hipped roof.

Glamping is not just an oasis in the desert. These are mobile tents that can be assembled and disassembled in a short time. In addition, camp organizers are obliged to follow environmental legislation and not violate the ecology of the area.

Where to Glamping

Glamp, or glamping camps, can be found literally all over the world: in Afirka, Kazakhstan, Alaska, Karelia, Lapland, Mongolia and Peru. Such settlements are very popular in the famous national parks of the planet.

Glamping in Russia and worldwide

Let's talk about the most famous glamping locations. The most unique and popular glam camps are:

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