Landscapes

Baños Termales de San Mateo
Located at 4 km from the city of Moyabamba (5 minutes in car approximately) and 945 meters above sea level. This baths are well known by its properties to the treatment of arthritis, rheumatism, muscular pain and stress. The temperature of water varies between 32º C (89º F) and 40º C (104º F).

Banos Termales de San Mateo

Baños Sulfurosos de Oromina
Placed 7 km away from Moyobamba city (20 minutes in car approximately).

It is a natural outcrop of sulfurous water. Located on the slopes of the Oromina ridge, inside the Protection Forest of the High Mayo river. They are known by the therapeutic properties of its waters. In the environ it is possible it can also be visited the Cave of Love and the cascade of Asnacyacu

‘Las Puntas’ or natural viewpoints
The ‘Punta’ of San Juan, Tahuishco and Fachin are beautiful natural viewpoints in the extremes of the city of Moyabamba.

They are uneven nesses very pronounced where beautiful ‘Puntas’ or natural viewpoints are formed and allow us to appreciate the landscape and specially the beautiful sunsets characteristic of the zone.

Aguajal-Renacal del Avisado
Unique humid ecosystem of the world, with an altitude of 800 meters above sea level, with an amphibious vegetal formation, characterized by an abundant population of plants of aguaje and renaco.

In the zone they inhabit different species from mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, insects between which stand out the wolves of river; different species of monkeys like ‘fraile’, ‘pichico’ and ‘machin negro’; the ‘oso perezoso’, coati and ‘oso hormiguero’.

The Mountain range
Primera área de conservación regional
The Mountain range Stairs comprises of the mountain range Cahuapayas that extends longitudinally to the northeast of the cities of Tarapoto and Lamas, in the region San Martín. One is between the river basins of the Huallaga rivers and May, connecting the mountains that conform the National Park Blue Mountain range to those of the Forest of National Protection the High May and the National Reserve Colán Mountain range. It presents/displays heights that go from the 500 to the 2000 msnm. One is a zone high-priority for protection and the generating and producing conservation of the fog forests, ecosystems of water and biological processes possible to only understand if rich one is appraised its and varied diversity of mammals, amphibians, reptiles, birds and plants. In 1989, the conservacionista Antonio Brack Egg recommended the protection of the zone to consider that within their limits were species of distribution very restricted. In 1996 it was considered like high-priority zone for the conservation of the biological diversity in Peru. By the importance that represents for the sanmartinense population and the country, the Regional Government, with the support of the Center of Development and Investigation of Forest High CEDISA, it presented/displayed the year last to the National Institute of Natural Resources (Inrena) necessary the technical file for the official creation of the Area of Regional Conservation Mountain range Stairs the same one that are ready for its approval by the Cabinet who to give the approval him would create – on an extension of 149.870 hectares the first Area of Regional Conservation at national level. In Mountain range Stairs are the main river basins that supply of water of good quality – that they make the generation possible of environmental services for a population of than 150 thousand inhabitants seated more in the low parts. In addition to it the exultante wealth of its humid ecosystems can appropriately be used in scientific and ecoturísticos projects of first order for the region. In zone have been recently nine species of amphibians nonreported in him Peru, in addition to wild species in vulnerable situation like the bear of eyeglasses (Tremarctos ornatos), machín white (Cebus albifrons)y tigrillo (pardales Leopards).

Cueva del Diamante
Located within the Protection Forest of the High May, 58 km to the northwest of the city of Rioja, in the district of Naranjos (40 minutes in car approximately).

In them can be observed capricious figures formed by stalactites and ‘estalagmitas’.
Naciente del Río Tioyacu

Naciente del Río Tioyacu
Located at 14 km away from the city of Rioja (20 minutes in car approximately). You arrive to the town of ‘Segunda Jerusalem’, from there cross 600 meters there to the east of the river (15 minutes on foot approximately).

The Tioyacu river is born from the base of the mountain, located to 898 meter above sea level, its waters are cold and crystalline; throughout his route it forms natural pools and natural cascades. It also has places to practice some sports like volley or soccer and is appropriate to rest and share pleasant moments.

Rio Negro
The forests that are next to this river are characterized by the presence of exuberant plants of epifitas that live on the branches of the trees, varied species of orquídeas, bromelias, arboreal ferns as well as medicinal plants (cat nail, the blood of degree, etc.) can be found.

Laguna Azul (Blue Lagoon)

50 km away from Tarapoto city (approximately 2.30 hours in car) crossing the r Huallaga river through a captive raft.

The lagoon is a beautiful water mirror of about 350 hectares with an approximated depth of 35 meters.

The temperature of the water oscillates between 25ºC (77ºF) to 28ºC (82,4 ºF) and it color varies between greenness and bluish tones.

The lagoon is habitat of herons, ‘martines pescadores’, sachapatos and eagles. In addition there are amphibians, reptiles and fish, between which they emphasize the bujurcos, carachamas, bagres and mojarras.
In its environs is the colorful town of Sauce that counts on services of lodging and restaurants for those who wish to stay there, and they also have boats to take a stroll by the lake.

Lake Lindo
10 minutes of long walk from the town of Sauce, is one of the most beautiful places of the region.

It is the result of the accumulation of rains in the low part of the land. In the lagoon excels the foliage of some trees, in which ferns have grown and the birds have made their nests. Here wild ducks, paucares, martines pescadores, manacaracos and shanshos can be observed flying almost to the evenness of crystalline waters

Petroglifos de Polish
Located at 8.5 km away from the city of Tarapoto (20 minutes in car approximately).

They are five stones that carefully have been decorated with figures of animals and plants in low relief; the time to which they belong can not be presiced.

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