Located in the regions of Cusco and Madre de Dios, it is one of the largest protected areas in Peru with an area of 1,716,295 hectares. It is a protected natural area that houses an exquisite biodiversity, recognized worldwide that is protected from human impact.
And also it has an ecosystem range that goes from the high Andean puna to the Amazonian plain and in its forests it protects a wide diversity of flora for more than 15,000 species; and fauna such as: more than 1000 species of birds, more than 200 species of mammals, as well as 15% of all known butterflies in the world, including threatened species such as the Andean wildcat, spectacled bear, Jaguar and its lakes. protect the Giant Otter.
It also safeguards cultural values expressed in the forms of human occupation adapted to the environment in this part of the Amazon developed by native peoples for centuries. Even many of these communities have had no contact with the world.