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The Amazon Rainforest covers the majority of the Amazon basin of South America. It represents over half of the world’s remaining rainforests and is comprised of the largest and most biodiverse tract of tropical rainforest in the world.

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Other than its stunning beauty, there are tons of reasons why you should visit the Amazon - sail down the Amazon River, go bird watching, watch the beautiful sunrise, and visit some of the world’s most incredible cultural sites.