Impressive Tour around Amazon River

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Being situated in South America, Amazon River is the largest river in the world with the combination of ten largest rivers. The world's famous river is a giant system of rivers and forests, extending to half of Brazil and neighboring countries. Amazon River featuring the largest drainage basin in the world, about 7,050,000 square kilometres (2,720,000 sq mi), accounts for about one-fifth of the world's total river flow. The destination is famous for wealthy biodiversity with 15,000 species of creatures and 5000 species of trees, and so on. Let's have an exciting tour around Amazon River to discover what is the most interesting here.

 


For long, a sole sign of a wooden cross on the Apacheta cliff in Arequipa at the Nevado Mismi marks the Amazon River\'s origin

For such a long time, a sole sign of a wooden cross on the Apacheta cliff in Arequipa at the Nevado Mismi marks the Amazon River's origin

 


Amazon is considered to be among the longest rivers in the world with the length of between 6,259km/3,903mi and 6,712km/4,195mi

Amazon is considered to be among the longest rivers in the world with the length of between 6,259km/3,903mi and 6,712km/4,195mi

 


Among 15,000 species of creatures there are thousands of birds and fishes, and hundreds of mammals. Besides, there are more than 1800 species of butterflies and more than 200 types of mosquito

Among 15,000 species of creatures there are thousands of birds and fishes, and hundreds of mammals. Besides, there are more than 1800 species of butterflies and more than 200 types of mosquito

 


Situated near rain forests, there are really 5000 species of trees. It\'s so astonishing that lots of crucial types of medicine have been developed from Amazon plants

Situated near rain forests, there are really 5000 species of trees. It's so astonishing that lots of crucial types of medicine have been developed from Amazon plants

 


This region features wet season and dry season. In wet season, the temperature is hot with very high humidity

This region features wet season and dry season. In wet season, the temperature is hot with very high humidity

 


Visiting Amazon River means you have to cross the equator. The ideal time for taking a trip to Amazon River is the end of the dry season to enjoy daily showers and thunderstorms at night

Visiting Amazon River means you have to cross the equator. The ideal time for taking a trip to Amazon River is the end of the dry season to enjoy daily showers and thunderstorms at night

 


The Amazon Basin, the world\'s greatest drainage basin, covers approximately 40 percent of South America (relevant to 7,050,000 square kilometres). It reserves water from 5 degrees north latitude to 20 degrees south latitude

The Amazon Basin, the world's greatest drainage basin, covers approximately 40 percent of South America (relevant to 7,050,000 square kilometres). It reserves water from 5 degrees north latitude to 20 degrees south latitude

 


This is a poor area with 90% of the locals traveling by boat. In the boats, there are mothers holding babies, children, and so on

This is a poor area with 90% of the locals traveling by boat. In the boats, there are mothers holding babies, children, and so on

 


Catfish, among the largest freshwater fish in the world slowly move in warm waters of lakes and streams, and sometimes kept in aquariums

Catfish, among the largest freshwater fish in the world slowly move in warm waters of lakes and streams, and sometimes kept in aquariums

 


Such a colorful parrot is a typical bird here

Such a colorful parrot is a typical bird here

Amazon River

 

Related links:

Who Else Loves the Beautiful Yellow Headed Amazon Parrot?

Boat Trip on the Amazon River

Travel To Amazon For An Adventurous & Thrilling Experience

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    Dora- 2012/12/11 17:34:18 pm

    I love traveling, it makes me alive, i think there are no better things in live than traveling around a world, I have been in South America few times and it always makes huge impression on me, the nature and people are amazing, thanks for an article and photos

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    Denny- 2010/12/13 16:06:18 pm

    Looking at these pictures makes me want to go to Amazon immediately to discover this beautiful and mysterious land.

This article was published on 2010/09/17