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Allpahuayo-Mishana National Reserve (Reserva Nacional Allpahuayo-Mishana)





Location: 16 mi (25 km) from Iquitos, Maynas Province

Area: 58,069.9 ha

Tel. 065 265 515

Info: Oficina IIAP, Av. A Quinones KM2.5, Iquitos




Description of Allpahuayo-Mishana National Reserve

Allpahuayo-Mishana National Reserve is situated 16 mi (25 km) from Iquitos in Maynas Province of Peru. The nature reserve covers an area of 58,069.9 ha. Allpahuayo-Mishana National Reserve is a protected area in Loreto Region, Maynas Province in North- East area of Peru. The closest largest settlement is a town of Iquitos situated around 23 km (14 miles) from the park entrance. Most of area of Allpahuayo-Mishana National Reserve is accessible only by waters of the Nanay River and its tributaries.
Most of this area is dominated by the Amazon Rain Forest that is famous for its rich biodiversity of various animals and plants. Allpahuayo-Mishana National Reserve is particularly famous for endemic species of endangered primate that are only found here and nowhere else. This includes the Equatorial Saki Monkey and the Yellow- handed Titi Monkey.
Allpahuayo-Mishana National Reserve is home to over 1900 species of plants, 475 species of birds, over 140 speceis of reptiles, over 70 species of amphibians, more than 90 species of parasitic wasps and many other animals.