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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

During our holiday in Peru and Bolivia we stayed in the Tambopata Research Center. We really enjoyed every minute of it. From the more than clay lick with more than amazing macaws and parrots to the small animals like fire flies in our hands and (not so small) spiders during our night walks. We were also able to see 6...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four days living in a unique rain forest lodge was a wonderful experience. Our room was open to the sounds of the forest with howler monkeys first to call the new day in. next was our turn to rise early to explore the forest and observe its living creatures before returning for breakfast. All meals were wonderful, the lodge endearingly...

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Temple, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two friends and I spent one night at Refugio Amazonas and two nights at TRC in early October. It was an experience that I will never forget. From the wonderful food, comfortable accommodations and helpful staff, the entire trip was perfect. I lost my cell phone our 2nd day at TRC. It fell out of my pocket onto the stones...

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1Thank Jessica K
Switzerland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

faboulous days in the jungle of Tambopata NP - 4 days/5nights - not go for less. We spent already 2 times in others jungle areas (brazil and bolivia), Tambopata is a simple, well organized, good sized lodge. food excellence, also as a veggie! best guide ever - ask for Michael - 😉.

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Manassas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff, the food, the guides, the rooms...all were amazing! A trip that I will never forget and recommend to others. Fresh hot coffee available early in the am when getting ready to head out for the day was a great touch!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the first moment we met our guide Jair he was most solicitous as to our welfare and made sure that we got the very best out of our stay. He was very knowledgeable and taught us a lot about the wildlife. All the staff were welcoming and attentive and keen to make sure that we were happy and relaxed....

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed November 3, 2016

The room was small, dirty, and open to the jungle with all its friends visiting you whenever they wanted! No bathroom or shower in the room. Had to walk 50 yards to a common bathroom area - no problem during the day - a whole new experience during the night - carrying a flashlight attracting jungle creatures!!!! Our guide was...

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Rainforest E, Guest Relations Manager at Tambopata Research Center, responded to this review

We appreciate you have taken part of your time to share your travel experience. Yes, the Tambopata Research Center is a small and cozy lodge immerse in a pristine jungle. As the only research center inside the National Reserve of Tambopata, we should follow some regulations to not impact nature around with infrastructure and emissions. In the near future, we...

Reviewed November 3, 2016

TRC is truely great. They have done everything they can to make the centre feel like a home away from home. Although the rooms could do with some fans (it was 37 degrees during our stay). If you have some hot weather forecast you may want to bring a battery fan. The food was lovely and the staff were fabulous.

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed November 3, 2016

We visited Tambopata Research Center in September. We were greeted at the Puerto Maldonado Airport by our guide Luis, who turned out to be the best and most knowledgeable guide and friend ever. We spent amazing six days under his care, we learned so much about the rain forest environment and the research program itself. We saw all types of...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed November 3, 2016

My wife and I went to the TRC for vacations. Our experience was amazing. TRC is a great place to visit if you want to be in contact with an extreme biodiverse nature. I never expected to see such a great number of species interacting between them in such a short time. The attention of the staff at TRC was...

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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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Address: Collpa Colorado, Tambopata National Reserve 084, Peru
Location: Peru > Madre de Dios Region > Tambopata National Reserve
Price Range: $435 - $622 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tambopata Research Center 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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“double, one night at refugio lodge - luxus pur but not deep enough for wildlife, 3 night at tambopata research center - this is the real place to go.”
 of 5 bubbles janinejjj2015, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“There are no good rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles colinep818, Nov 3, 2016 | Read review
“Be ready to deal with hot and humid weather and sleep with mosquito nets. Bathrooms are shared but the staff keeps them very clean all the time. The rooms are open (no windows). We were a little bit concerned about this at the beginning, but enjoying the sound of the rainforest during the night absolutely worths it.”
 of 5 bubbles N3673IQleonardog, Nov 3, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room closer to the shared bathrooms if you think you'll need them at night”
 of 5 bubbles ACTA, Oct 29, 2016 | Read review
“doesn't matter, your in the jungle!”
 of 5 bubbles 93MarkB93, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
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