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Tambopata Research Center

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Collpa Colorado, Tambopata National Reserve 084, Peru
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic location and excellent guides. The food was quite good. Of course, the bathroom facilities were limited but who could expect more at such a remote location. This is the place to go to see the most wildlife in the Tambopata region.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your nice words about TRC, we are really glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. TRC is indeed a paradise for nature lovers and birdwatchers too. More

Charleston, SC
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really didn't know what to expect. I knew the people would be friendly (they were and couldn't do enough to help). I also knew that the scenery would be unique (it was and the trip and adventure of getting there was loads of fun) but I didn't know the facilities would be so comfortable. In addition seeing the research... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family spent 6 days in tambopata . I can say the place is incredible. They keep it immaculate. The lodge has wildlife coming to it daily just laying in the hammock we saw monkey , pigs, macaws. Originally we imagined millions of Mosquitos attacking us at every turn. I only used chemical protection on my clothing and during the... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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 June 16, 2014

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 June 15, 2014

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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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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