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Top Tier Yumbilla Falls
Top Tier of Yumbilla Falls near Cuispes, Amazonas, Peru

 

Peru’s mysterious Amazonas Department is where the Amazon tributaries fall out of the world’s 2nd highest mountain range to enter the world’s greatest rainforest. Located at 2000 meters in the tropical Andes of Peru where every day has perfect temperatures. The biodiversity in this area is incredible due to the transitions between the high and low jungle. Many species are indigenous to the mini-ecological zones formed by this transition.

Our goal for the Amazon Waterfalls Association is to assist and support the local community in becoming the caretakers and primary benefactors of these natural wonders. Creating this infrastructure will give the locals a prideful responsibility and a financial ability to protect and share these treasures with visitors well into the future.

This is a lifetime opportunity for travelers to create a legacy with a worthwhile project that will provide an infrastructure to a small community.

We are in need of a few good volunteers to assist the locals in developing a path similar to an "Inca Trail-type roads" to pass by several extremely tall waterfalls (Yumbilla Falls is 5th tallest in the world). The location is a pristine area near to the equator but at a fairly high altitude so every day has ideal temperatures in the 70's °F year round. The zone has few pests, mosquitoes, venomous or poisonous creatures. Virtually no unusual diseases exist at this altitude. Archaeological ruins are ubiquitous, both well known and recently unfolding discoveries. It is blessed with rare plants such as orchids, bromeliads, prehistoric fossils, caves, monkeys,etc. There are more spectacular species of birds than in both Europe and North America combined, not to mention the incredible geographical diversity.

     
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