Travel destinations Peru – Protected areas


In the area of the Tambopata, Madre de Dios and Heath rivers are subtropical rainforest ecosystems of exceptional diversity and uniqueness. The Tambopata National Reserve and the Bahuaja-Sonene National Park serve to preserve flora and fauna and make them usable for science and tourism.

Nationalreservat TambopataAltitude

200 to 400 m.

Average temperature

January: 26,3 °C, February: 26,2 °C, March: 26,2 °C, April: 25,7 °C, May: 24,5 °C, June: 23,4 °C, July: 23,4 °C, August: 24,7 °C, September: 25,6 °C, October: 26,3 °C, November: 26,5 °C, December: 26,4 °C.

Average rainfall

January: 352,8 mm, February: 330,6 mm, March: 300,9 mm, April: 187 mm, May: 127,9 mm, June: 71,3 mm, July: 77,4 mm, August: 76,7 mm, September: 108,4 mm, October: 190,9 mm, November: 243,6 mm, December: 309 mm.


Average relative humidity

January: 78,2%, February: 79,2%, March: 78,3%, April: 75,8%, May: 74,7%, June: 74,8%, July: 70.8%, August: 66,4%, September: 63,1%, October: 70,9%, November: 72,7%, December: 76,4%.

Source of statistical data: Weatherbase.

Travel programs:
Erlebnis Peru + Tambopata    PTW-PER003

Experience Peru + Tambopata Rainforest

16 days / 15 nights

Round trip: Lima, Arequipa, Colca valley, Lake Titicaca, journey from Puno to Cusco, the «Sacred Valley» of the Urubamba, Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Machu Picchu, Tambopata jungle, Lima.

Explorers Inn   PTW-TAM001

Explorers Inn

3 days / 2 nights – 5 days / 4 nights

«Explorers Inn» in the Tambopata Nature Reserve. Exploring the jungle around the lodge. Tent camp at the «Colpa de Guacamayos» (salt lick).

Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica   PTW-TAM002

Inkaterra Reserva Amazónica

5, 4 or 3 days

Variety of land and sea excursions to enjoy the magic of the jungle in a luxury ecotourism setting.

Sandoval Lake Lodge   PTW-TAM003

Sandoval Lake Lodge

3 days / 2 nights

Lake Sandoval is considered one of the most beautiful lakes in the Peruvian jungle. Research and observation of wildlife at the lake and in the surrounding area. 

Collpa de Guacamayos   PTW-TAM004

Río Heath, Guacamayos and Sandoval

5 days / 4 nights

Boat trip to the Heath River on the Bolivian border. Overnight at the Heath River Wildlife Center run by the native Ese Ejas. Observation of the guacamayos. Wildlife at Lake Sandoval.


Refugio Amazonas

3 days / 2 nights – 4 days / 3 night

The lodge Refugio Amazonas is located about 3 hours by bus and boat from Puerto Maldonado upriver on the Tambopata in the buffer zone of the Tambopata National Reserve.

Inotawa, Lobo de rio   PTW-TAM006

Inotawa Expedition

Programs of different duration

Lodge at the entrance to the Tambopata Nature Reserve. Exploration of the area around the Lodge, hiking to Tres Chimbadas Lake. Boat trip to the «Quebrada del Gato» with its waterfalls. Observing the Guacamayos at the Collpa Colorado.

Posada Amazonas   PTW-TAM007

Posada Amazonas 

Programs of different duration

The lodge is co-owned by locals from the village of Infierno. 35 m high lookout tower, Tres Chimbadas Lake, Ethnobotanical Centre.

Salzlecke der Papageien   PTW-TAM008

Tambopata Research Center

Programs of different duration

Tambopata Research Center in the heart of the uninhabited sanctuary, the world's largest collpa (salt lick) where a variety of parrot species congregate.

Vogelbeobachtung Explorers Inn   PTW-TAM010

Bird watching en Explorers Inn

7 days / 6 nights

More bird species (over 600) have been recorded around Explorers Inn than anywhere else in the world. Exploring the jungle and bird watching around the lodge.

Tukan, Vogelbeobachtung Reserva Amazonica   PTW-TAM011

Bird watching – Reserva Amazónica

1 day

Bird watching for guests of the «Inkaterra Reserva Amazónica». All-day excursion according to individual interests accompanied by a knowledgeable guide.

Birdwatcing, Posada Amazonas   PTW-TAM012

Bird watching: Posada Amazonas

5 days / 4 nights

Posada Amazon Lodge on the banks of the Tambopata, co-owned by locals from the village of Infierno. Suitable as an introduction to bird watching.

Bird watching. Tambopata Research Center   PTW-TAM013

Bird watching: Tambopata Research Center

9 days / 8 nights

Tambopata Research Center in an uninhabited area in the Tambopata National Reserve with the world's largest parrot lick. The geographical conditions in the area cause very different forests with diverse flora and fauna. For die-hard birders and nature lovers.

Bird watcing, Inotawa   PTW-TAM014

Bird watching: Inotawa

6 days / 5 nights

Nearly 600 bird species have been recorded around Inotawa. The lodge near the Tambopata was built with the traditional materials of the area and is integrated so well into the surrounding jungle.

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