Chaparri Reserve

Reserva Chaparri - ChiclayoVisit one of the best protected dry forest areas and home to a range of wildlife, including many endemic and threatened species such as the: Andean or Spectacled Bear, Andean Condor, White-winged Guan, Sechuran Fox, Guanaco, Tumbes Tyrant.

The reserve is named for the spectacular Chaparri mountain that dominates the landscape; this mountain was sacred for the Muchik people and is still revered by Shamans throughout Peru. It is now a model community-led conservation and ecotourism project where local people benefit from protecting their natural resources. Additionally Chaparri is the centre for scientific investigation into dry forest ecosystems and the species that live there.