Tambopata Research Center is the only lodge that lies within the Tambopata National Reserve, making it one of the most remote lodges in South America! The lodge's pristine location means it's surrounded by the best wildlife the Amazon jungle has to offer. There are no humans nearby, so you can see more monkeys, Macaws and other large and endangered species than anywhere else. One in three guests here even spots a Jaguar!
Why you'll love the Tambopata Research Center Lodge
Prices by room:
|Amazon Suite Single|
|Amazon Suite Double|
$ 1, 836
$ 2, 754
|Suite Deluxe Single|
$ 1, 440
$ 2, 160
|Suite Deluxe Double|
$ 2, 128
$ 3, 192
Single: 1 guest – Double: 2 guest
Children: 20% Discount for children under 12 years old sharing triple or quadruple accommodation with parents. Not valid for single or double rooms.
To begin your rainforest tour, you take a quick plane trip from Lima or Cuzco to the Amazonian city of Puerto Maldonado, in Southeastern Peru. After we meet you at the airport, we'll take you on a one-hour road trip, followed by a tranquil two and half hours boating on the Tambopata River, to arrive to our most secluded lodge, the Tambopata Research Center.
The first step in your trip to Tambopata includes a plane trip from Lima or Cuzco. Flights from Lima depart from the national terminal of the Jorge Chávez airport. The trip takes about two hours. Most flights stop in Cuzco before continuing to Puerto Maldonado. The flights from Cusco depart from the national terminal of the Velasco Astete airport. The trip takes about 45 minutes.
Upon arrival in Puerto Maldonado, you will be greeted by our guides, and taken to a waiting vehicle. We will make a brief 5 minute trip to our operations office in Puerto Maldonado where we will ask you to keep the luggage you do not need. The luggage is transported by hand in several stages of the long-distance trip, so we ask that you please limit your weight to 15 kilos (32 pounds per piece). You can pack bags separately and leave them safely in our offices in Puerto Maldonado the first day so that we do not load them unnecessarily. Your luggage will be waiting for you at the airport the day you leave. After taking care of your luggage, we take a one-hour bus trip to the Filadelfia River Port.
Due to the secluded nature of the Tambopata Research Center lodge, at Filadelfia River Port, we board long, stout canoes equipped with outboard motors and head upstream to the lodge. The two-hour boat trip is pleasant, and often includes our first sightings of macaws, herons, alligators, and capybaras. Once the boat reaches the dock of the lodge, you'll have officially arrived in the wild jungles of Tambopata! — many guests see jaguars and other wildlife along the way. You will stop at Malinowski Check Point to register your entry into the National Reserve of Tambopata, the only lodge inside the protected area.
Rainforest Expeditions Departures from Airport (Puerto Maldonado to Lodge)*:
Two daily departures at 1:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Rainforest Expeditions Returns to Airport (Lodge to Puerto Maldonado)*:
One daily departure at 7:30 AM
**Do not take LATAM 2081 or LATAM 2077 as they do not match with our transfers to the lodge. For departures, make sure your flight leaves after 12:30 midday. We do not recommend arriving or departing to / from Puerto Maldonado by bus, as the highway is unsafe**
Tambopata Research Center Map Journey
Programmes based on double occupancy. Includes all meal, accommodations, and services, all river transportation, and transfer from and to the airport of Puerto Maldonado.
Entrance fee to Tambopata National Reserve US$75.00.
International or domestic airfares, airport departure taxes or visa fees, excess baggage charges, additional nights during the trip due to flight cancellations, alcoholic beverages or bottled water, snacks, insurance of any kind, laundry, phone calls or messages, reconfirmation of flights and items of personal nature.