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Tambopata Research Center

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Collpa Colorado, Tambopata National Reserve 084, Peru
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Greenville, South Carolina
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here in July and had an amazing jungle experience. We enjoyed the long "motorized canoe" ride to get there because we were seeing so many interesting sights and animals. We even saw an anaconda by the shore. We enjoyed all of the nature hikes and walks and learning a lot about the environment and wildlife from our knowledgeable... More

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Assenede, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful lodge, lots of wildlife, excellent food , the best guide ever , thank you for everything Paula !!!!!! I can recommend everyone to go there and see really beautiful and rare animals. It's the closest thing to being in the middle of the jungle.

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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our group enjoyed the remote location, open air lodging, good food and close relationship with our guide. Getting to the site takes several hours of pleasant boat travel that in our case involved minor inconvenience with an overheating motor. I trust that there will be follow up on the maintenance. Our guide was very tuned to our pace and desire... More

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Dunedin, Florida
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights here and really enjoyed the place. We loved the concept of being truly outdoors everywhere you went. The mosquito nets kept away the bugs while sleeping. Our guide Leny was fantastic. She was so knowledgeable and could spot animals that we would have walked right past. We saw Squirrel Monkeys, Red Howler Monkeys, Capuchin, Tamarinds, Wild... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I could not recommend this lodge or Rainforest Expeditions more. This was the most amazing, memorable trip of a lifetime. This is a very remote lodge so you get to see so many animals. We saw a jaguar, tons of monkeys, macaws, capybaras and an anaconda! There is electricity and wifi when the generator is running (a few hours everyday).... More

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Thanks for recommending our lodge. We are very glad you enjoyed your time in TRC and the daily visit of the macaws. Oscar is a very good guide of ours from the local community. You can find more information about the wildlife sightings at our homepage. More

Orlando, Florida
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you decide to take a trip to the Amazon and your number priority is to see animals then Tambopata Research Center is the place to go. However, I would not recommend the TRC for those who have not spent anytime in the jungle and are not use to rugged conditions. A first time trip to the jungle might be... More

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

the trip of a lifetime - the Tambopata Research Centre is owned by the local Tribes and the majority of the prophets are fed back to the local communities with the aim of protecting a vast area of amazonian rain forest. In addition the staff running the lodge are also local. There is a central dining area which serves the... More

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Albany, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We recently went with our 17 year old son - what a once in a lifetime experience! Although you need to be prepared for remote and rugged - everything was comfortable and we felt very well cared for. Our guide was excellent, food good, very clean facilities and saw lots of wildlife. Can't recommend highly enough! All three ef us... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Amazing time at TRC. Really worth the extra time and money to go further up the river to this location because the wildlife was incredible and it was much more quiet and secluded. Macaws everywhere. The rooms are simple and there are no private bathrooms (i.e. no bathrooms in the rooms) but the lodge is gorgeous and the accommodation is... More

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Broomfield, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Be prepared to fully experience the Amazon rainforest and the wildlife first hand. The guides are excellent and are willing to make your expedition the best available. This is not a five star hotel but a five star life experience. Priceless !!!!

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Address: Collpa Colorado, Tambopata National Reserve 084, Peru
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Location: Peru > Madre de Dios Region > Tambopata National Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Tambopata Research Center 3*
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The Tambopata Research Center (TRC) is a spartan yet comfortable 18 bedroom lodge with 8 shared bathrooms. Because of its remote location in uninhabited wilderness, housing stable populations of endangered wildlife, the small scale of its infrastructure and operations and the presence of researchers and naturalist guides, Tambopata Research Center is an excellent headquarters for in depth explorations of Amazonian nature and wildlife. It is located in a half hectare clearing in the middle of the uninhabited portion of the Tambopata National Reserve, less than a kilometer from the world's largest and most diverse macaw claylick. ... more   less 
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