- Transfer Boat – Refugio Amazonas to Tambopata River Port
- Transfer Tambopata River Port to Pto Maldonado Headquarters
- Transfer Puerto Maldonado Headquarters to Airport We retrace our river and road journey back to Puerto Maldonado, our office and the airport. Depending on airline schedules, this may require dawn departures.
- Flight from Puerto Maldonado to Lima.
- Connect in Lima with your international flight back to your home city.
Quick Facts About Refugio Amazonas Lodge
Raised Boardwalks – Four wings of 8 rooms connected by raised boardwalks
Private Bathrooms– All of the bathrooms at Refugio Amazonas are private.
Hot Water -Hot water is available in this lodge.
Dining Room and Loft – The dining room is a huge open building with a loft on the second story for an eye level view of the surrounding rainforest canopy..
Wellness Center – Refugio Amazonas contains a wellness and holistic center for massages and aromatherapy.
Electricity – A generator is turned on once a day to recharge batteries for guests or lodge facilities. At night it is very dark, so we recommend good flashlights. Light is provided by numerous kerosene lamps and candles.
Mosquito Nets – All rooms have mosquito nets over the beds, bedside tables and a rack of clothes hangers.
Jungle Views – Bedrooms open out onto the surrounding rainforest, allowing guests to enjoy this unique ecosystem even on their downtime, with wild animals, including monkeys, often visible from the lodge.
Twenty-four rooms overlooking tropical rainforest allow guests to enjoy this unique ecosystem, even during their down time. Wild monkeys and birds are often visible from our signature windowless verandah, which also provides excellent ventilation. The rooms are built with local materials such as wood, bamboo, adobe mud and palm trees. Rooms are double or triples, as requested. Each bed is equipped with its own mosquito net. Each room has a spacious private bathroom with hot water, electricity and lighting.
We have eight superior 45-m2 rooms overlooking the tropical rain forest. The fascinating sounds and colors of the forest are important elements of the experience during your stay in our Superior rooms. The entire decoration is based on Yanchama, a natural bark that is “harvested” by artisans from Eseeja community of Infierno. The rooms are single, double or twin, as requested, Each one is equipped with a bed, a mosquito net, two hypoallergenic pillows per person, a hammock and a reading table. Rooms have spacious private bathrooms with hot water. Electric lighting is available in the evenings until 10:00 pm, at your bedside table, your bathroom and an outlet to charge your electronics. Free Internet is available in every room. Each visitor has access to a personal safe-deposit box, an umbrella for rain and a special set of eco-friendly amenities.
Refugio Amazonas Activities
Canopy Tower – Our 30 meter scaffolding canopy tower gives you spectacular views of the vast expanses of standing forest. You will have good chances of spotting toucans, parrots, macaws or mixed species canopy flocks.
Lake – We will paddle around the Lake Condenado on a catamaran, looking for wildlife such a hoatzin, caiman or horned screamers.
Claylicks – From a blind, you will see parrots and parakeets descend on most clear days to ingest the clay on a river bank.
Cultural Activities – Visit an ethnobotanical trail, working jungle farm, and a real Brazil nut concession.
Extra Activities- Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Canopy Climbing, Wellness Center (available at extra charge)
Amazon jungle wildlife you are likely to see during your visit include
Monkeys such as: Saddle Backed Tamarins, Squirrel Monkeys, Brown Capuchin Monkeys, Red Howler Monkeys, Dusky Titi Monkeys
You can also spot: Parrots at a clay lick, Canopy tower, Mixed species tanager flocks, Caymans and capybaras on the river bank, active harpy eagle nests in the area
Meals at Refugio Amazonas Lodge
We provide self-serve three course meals at Refugio Amazonas. Meals consist of soup or appetizers, salad, main course, and desserts combining Peruvian and international cuisine. All fresh fruits and salads are thoroughly disinfected before serving. We also provide at all times unlimited amounts of boiled, filtered, cooled drinking water, coffee or tea and we provide fruit juices during the meals.
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