Rupa - Rupa ( Quechua rupha " burning hot "), even Selva alta ( Spanish for " high / high altitude forest ") is a height level on the eastern slopes of the Andes of height approximately 400 to 1000 m above sea level ( according to Javier Pulgar Vidal ).


The climate is hot; even in the winter in the southern hemisphere, the temperature does not fall below 15 ° C, but decreases with increasing height above the sea level. It is the wettest zone of the Andean region.

The Rupa - Rupa has a complex orography.