Parque Natural de Pucallpa, Pucallpa

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Walk through the toothy grin of a giant lizard that lived more than 10 million years ago into Parque Natural de Pucallpa, a zoo with more than 400 species of animals. The park acts as both a recreational center, a museum, and zoo--lined with trees, swampy areas, and criss-crossed by trails. See monkeys, alligators, jaguars, anteaters, deer, and toucans, and then browse the museum's collection of river fossils. Don't forget bug spray, as the dense forest jungle also hosts many mosquitos. Make Parque Natural de Pucallpa part of your personalized Pucallpa itinerary using our Pucallpa travel itinerary maker.
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  • July 14, 2017
    The Parque Natural in Pucallpa is getting better. I always loved the turtles and spider monkeys. Now they have improved their large cat location and it seems like soon they will have the best large ca...  more »
  • July 12, 2017
    This neglected Park, should improve the cleaning and maintenance and leverage the resources of the area. It has variety of animals
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  • May 18, 2017
    It is a nice place, I suppose that missing money for manenerlo, admission is cheap and beautiful are passed time watching some beautiful species. I advise to visit it early by the heat.
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After centuries spent isolated from the country's main urban areas, the highway and airport brought a wave of development to Pucallpa, including a good range of accommodations. Hotels both simple and luxurious scatter throughout the main urban area; generally larger and more popular options line the main boulevards, while simpler, smaller hotels are tucked away in the city's side streets. The densest area of places to stay lies between Av. Centenario/Saenz Pena and the Ucayali River. In this neighborhood, many of the city's grandest hotels sit alongside more humble lodgings, with a number of rooms offering good views of the river.
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