The small city of Puerto Maldonado is located a short distance (by Perúvian standards) away from Cusco, and is the southern doorway to the rainforest. Visitors are awestruck by the spectacularly rich biodiversity in the jungle and enjoy absolute peace and quiet in charming lodges. Flocks of parrots, troops of monkeys, candles of tapirs, packs of caimans, orchid jungles, and much more stand as testament to Perúrquote s little-known natural diversity.
Tambopata National Reserve
Madre De Dios River
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Included Activities at Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica
Fully explore the natural beauty of the Amazon jungle with a superb variety of in depth activities offered by the Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica. While at the hotel all activities are lead by professional bilingual guides who are excited to share the secrets of the Amazon with you. Enjoy guided tours along the many trails of the Inkaterra Amazon Natural Reserve examining the plants and insect life as well as keeping an eye out for the many birds in the canopy high above. Learn about the indigenous plants and animals and their history and legends. Also take the opportunity to take in bird’s eye view exploring the canopy walkways. Enjoy boat and canoe rides on the many waterways of the region such as Lake Sandoval. In addition learn about the conservation of the jungle and the steps Inkaterra has taken to preserve this natural wonder. Experience the jungle at night on twightlight canoe excursions and night hikes showing a completely different side of the Amazon. Additionally you have the opportunity to visit the Tambopata Nature Reserve as well as the Inkaterra model farm and gardens where indigenous plants are cultivated for consumption at the hotel. Activities are offered in small groups by the hotel. For more detailed information on all the activities offered by the Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica please visit their website: http://www.inkaterra.com/inkaterra/reserva-amazonica/excursions/
Included Activities at Posada Amazonas
While at Posada Amazonas, a jungle lodge run by the local indigenous Ese-Eja community, you will discover the splendor of the Amazon Jungle. Activities that you can choose from during your stay include: visits to the Parrot Clay lick, canopy tower walks, ‘ethobotanical’ tour to the Centro Ñape community where they cultivate medicinal plants, Jungle Farm visit, Tres Chimbadas Lake navigation and hiking. Take in the beauty of the jungle and with luck you will see animals such as river otters, caimans, toucans and parrots. For more detailed information on all the activities offered by Posada Amazonas please visit their website: http://www.perunature.com/posada-amazonas.html
Included Activities at the Inkaterra Hacienda Concepcion
During your stay at the Inkaterra Hacienda Concepcion explore the spectacular beauty of the Amazon jungle through the hotel’s included excursions. There is something for everyone to enjoy. All activities are directed by professional bilingual guides allowing you to learn all about this amazing region of Peru. Enjoy boat and canoe rides on the many waterways of the region such as Lake Sandoval. Guided excursions through the jungle give you the opportunity to search for wild animals and you can also get a view from high above on the canopy walkways in the Inkaterrra Amazon Natural Reserve. Activities are offered in small groups by the hotel. For more detailed information on all the activities offered by the Inkaterra Hacienda Concepcion please visit their website: http://www.inkaterra.com/inkaterra/inkaterra-hacienda-concepci%C3%B3n/excursions/.