More than one million soles will be destined to develop circuits of rural tourism in the reserve Amarakaeri.
Eco-tourism is one of the best offers Peru has for visitors. A number of natural attractions it can provide people looking for natural views and ambiance are impressive. Some years have passed since eco-tourism projects started to be implemented in the region of Oxapampa and last year we were able to see how innovative eco-tourism activities in the Amazon is.
Now it is time for Amarakaeri. More than one million soles is the amount approved by the Public Investment Project (PIP) to improve the ecotourism services of six native communities of the Amarakaeri Communal Reserve in Madre de Dios.
According to sources from the National Service of Protected Natural Areas (Sernanp), the amount will be invested in the development of tourist packages, the development of rural tourism circuits, visitor assistance modules, interpretation centers, river transportation equipment and modules of lodging, cooking and crafts.
It also includes a comprehensive marketing plan and business models for the native communities of Boca Isiriwe, Diamante, Puerto Azul, San Miguel de Shintuya, Puerto Luz and Masenawa; located in the buffer zone of the Amarakaeri Communal Reserve.
In this plan, Sernanp is involved in a strategic alliance with the Amarakaeri Administration Executor (ECA) and the Provincial Municipality of Manu.