8 Top Peru Amazon Rainforest Lodges (Puerto Maldonado)

Peru Amazon RainforestHere are our 8 top lodges for Amazon Rainforest tour in Peru starting from Puerto Maldonado.  All lodges offer tours of 3-7 days.  For the deep Amazon Lodges (Heath River Wildlife Center, Manu Wildlife Center, and Tambopata Research Center), tours are a minimum of 4 days.  Most lodges offer daily departures.  Click on the lodge name to see pictures.

LODGE QUALITY CANOPY WALK CANOPY TOWER CLAY LICK GETTING THERE
Hacienda Concepcion 3-star Yes No No 25-Minute Boat
Reserva Amazonica 4-star Yes No No 45-Minute Boat
Sandoval Lake Lodge 3-star No Yes No 25-Minute Boat + 2-Mile Hike + Canoe
Heath River Wildlife Center
3-star No Platform Yes 5-hour Boat
Manu Wildlife Center
3-star No Yes Yes 7-hour Boat + Drive
Posada Amazonas 3-star No Yes Yes 45-minute Boat
Refugio Amazonas 3-star No Yes Yes 2.5-hour Boat
Tambopata Research Center
3-star No Yes Yes 4.5-hour Boat

Other Notes:

  • Refugio Amazonas and Heath River Wildlife Center have a mammal clay lick for wild pigs, deer, and parakeets.
  • Pasada Amazonas and Refugio Amazonas rooms have an open wall to the outside (no window or screen).  They have mosquito nets over the beds.
  • All lodges will have a veranda with hammock.
  • A Yellow Fever certificate and malaria pills are NOT required.
  • Heath River Lodge is on the Bolivia border, so you will need to have your passport with you.  No visa is required.
  • Heath River Wildlife Center departures are Mondays and Thursdays.
  • Manu Wildlife Center departures are Monday (4-day) and Thursday (5-day).
  • The first night at the Tambopata Research Center is spent at the Refugio Amazonas.
  • Trip Report from Peru Amazon at Hacienda Concepcion.
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