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4 Nights for 2 at the Tambopata Research Center: a Peruvian Amazon Experience

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If you are looking for a truly unique Amazon experience, then look no further then the Tambopata Research Center. You and a guest will spend 4 incredible nights exploring the trails in the heart of the Tambopata National Reserve.

Within the 700,000 hectares of uninhabited nucleus of the reserve, you will have the opportunity to see monkeys, macaws (including one of the largest known macaw clay licks) and even occasional jaguars. Home to several newly discovered species and as seen in National Geographic magazine, the Tambopata Research Center (TRC) is one of the most remote rainforest lodges in South America offering adventurous travelers an outstanding chance to engage with the natural wonders of the Amazon. 

This package is based on classic room double occupancy and includes all meals, accommodations, and services such as river transportation and transfer from and to the airport of Puerto Maldonado. Tambopata Research Center rooms are unique due to the fact that one side of the room opens out onto the surrounding rainforest, acting as a window into the forest and allowing guests to enjoy this unique ecosystem even from the comfort of their hammocks and enabling you to view animals, including monkeys, often visible from the lodge. The reason we have been able to incorporate this "luxurious" design into our lodge is because mosquitoes are not really a problem around the lodge clearing and this allows for an intimate contact with the rain forest.

Planned activities include a visit to the macaw clay lick where you can view macaws and parrots making a raucous and colorful spectacle, which inspired a National Geographic cover story. If you cannot get enough of the macaw project, you will have the opportunity to interact with researchers studying Macaw feeding habits, genetics, radio tracking and macaw parasites.  Additional activities that can be booked are stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, canopy climbing, and visits to the uninhabited heart of the rainforest. 

Meals that are provided are self-serve three course meals combining Peruvian and international cuisine. If visitors have special dietary requirements, we are happy to make individual arrangements, but please notify us.

For more information about Tambopata Research Center, visit our website.

About Rainforest Expeditions: Rainforest Expeditions is built on the concepts of sustainable development and conservation. We work hard to monitor the impacts of tourism on local flora and fauna to assure their populations over the long term. We separate, recycle, and compost, and only use biodegradable soaps, shampoos, and laundry material. Renewable energies are also used. 

Donated by: Rainforest Expeditions

Additional Lot Details
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  • Valid for 2 people.
  • Approximate duration: 4 Nights.
  • Event date: Jan 1, 2015 - Dec 31, 2015
  • Blackout dates: July, August, September, and October 2015.
  • Room taxes are included.
  • Important: Travel should be done from January to June 2015 or from November to December 31, 2015, according to availability.
  • Winner(s) must join other pre-scheduled trips in order to share guiding and transportation.
  • Dates are not subject to change.
  • Day by day program must be followed as described.
  • Not Included: international or domestic airfares, airport departure taxes or visa fees, excess baggage charges, additional nights during the trip due to flight cancelations, alcoholic beverages or bottled water, snacks, insurance, park entrance fee at Tambopata Research Center US $75.00.
  • Cannot be resold or re-auctioned.
  • Based upon availability.
  • To be scheduled at a mutually agreed upon date.
Lot #628001

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Center for Responsible Travel: CREST

Promoting tourism policies and practices for communities to thrive and steward their cultural resources and biodiversity.

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