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Tambopata Research Center

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Collpa Colorado, Tambopata National Reserve 084, Peru
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The lodge is relatively small with 17 guest rooms, a section for staff and research personnel and a bathroom wing. The room was furnished with two single beds, white linen, candles and oil lamps. electricity was available during breakfast, lunch and at dinner time - it was enough to keep phones, laptops and photo-equipment charged (bring a flat two-pronged adapter... More

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

DISTANCE Don't let how far away this property is scare you away. Yes, it's far, but it was worth it. First you fly to Puerto Maldonado, then take a (~45min) bus ride to a small city (they have toilets there but no toilet paper and sell some snacks and drinks), then a (~2.5hr) boat ride (I was nervous about getting... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent one night in the first lodge which was beautiful with all the comforts of a great resort without a swimming pool. Then we spent 2 nights at the TRC lodge. That was an incredible experience. Our guide Katherine was very personable and extremely knowledgeable about the plants and wildlife in the Amazon jungle.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in April, and it was a wonderful experience. While the jungle is very beautiful and relaxing, don't plan to catch up on lost sleep. Instead, be prepared for early morning schedules (leaving by 5am) in order to enjoy the nature at its fullest. I would recommend this tour, but suggest to do your research to bring the right... More

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RainforestExp, Public Relations Manager at Tambopata Research Center, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing TRC. We also set up a list of items that are highly recommended to bring: http://www.perunature.com/amazon-jungle-trip-what-to-bring.html More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting the Tambopata Research Center, and having an amazing ayahuasca experience in Refugio, I was inspired to write a novel set in this Amazon. While the book itself is purely fictional (horror/suspense), I was able to put many details from my many experiences with the flora and fauna of the jungle. The forest and its creatures are absolutely beautiful,... More

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RainforestExp, Public Relations Manager at Tambopata Research Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, This sound so exciting. We are very glad that the place contributed to your novel, we would love to have a copy of it! It this is possible please e-mail us about the details: george.olah@anu.edu.au More

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well it was a pleasant experience at the center the was clean comfortable and great meals we wished there were more animals but its nature you can't make them come to you have to be lucky some researchers saw a jaguar the last day we were there we only saw foot prints BUGGER !!

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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We stayed here in April this year and it was a tremendous experience. The staff were amazing. My partner got sick while here and they looked after her splendidly -- even to making her special food. The place is exceptional -- set in the jungle where you can hear the sounds of the creatures both day and night, especially since... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We spent one day in the amazon lodge and two days in the TRC lodge. The guide Jamie was very nice and good at spotting animals. Overall the trip was good organised, good food and service. Would reccomend this trip to anyone interested in a different vacation far away from people and close to wild animals.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

TRC is a very comfortable lodge in a very remote area. The staff were all excellent, and the food was delicious! There are animals all around the lodge. Most days we saw monkeys within minutes of the lodge on our way to or from the river, the hand raised macaws came in one morning looking for food to steal, peccaries... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

What a wonderful place to experience the rain forest. This is a "full" service hotel in the middle of the Amazonian river basin rain forest. It is a mix of tourists and researchers who study all aspects of life in the forest. Meals are communal and bathrooms private but shared. Macaws can be seen up close and the monkeys may... More

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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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