Peru tours
Peru tours
Peru tours
Peru tours
Peru tours
Peru tours
Peru tours
Peru tours
Peru tours
Peru tours
Peru tours
Peru tours
Peru tours
Peru tours

Tumbes

Tumbes is located in the northwestern area of the country, its boundary is with the Republic of Ecuador, where the desert area ends and the Tumbes delta opens and is the only navigable river in the Peruvian coast. Due to its proximity to the Ecuador its the warmest and rainiest area and has fertile land where they grow cotton, rice, fruit and tobacco. The climate is semi-tropical with sun all year round.

The architectonic environment as a whole of Cabeza de Vaca, where it is said that the "tumpis" lived, reached a high degree of civilization having constructed a beautiful city protected by big fortresses. Cabeza de Vaca is the largest settlement of the Tumbes culture with evidence of hydraulic works, roads , ceramics etc.

Protected Natural Areas

The National Sanctuary of Mangroves of Tumbes is an area where the grove of mangrove trees are preserved and is the only sample of mangrove's in Peru. The mangrove grows and develops in salt water and its plants of various sizes have roots that are stilt shaped with seeds that germinate on the tree. The mangrove's area natural barrier against the erosion caused by the sea waves and the tides and also shelters shell fish and similar species as well as sea gulls, heron, fishing eagles small mangrove bears, otters, lizards and crocodiles.

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Tours in Peru

We have a wide selection of tours and trips in Peru. From Peru individual programs, to Peru adventure tours, to Peru trekkings and Peru jungle tours.

About APU tour

APU Tour is managed and organized by the economist Maria del Carmen Huaman Enriquez. She was born in the province of Ilo in the south of Peru, just four hours from Chile.


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