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What We Love

  • All guides speak both English and Spanish
  • Every guest has a 100% carbon-neutral hotel stay
  • Peru’s signature pisco sours served up with jungle flavors (including ginger and carambola)
  • The early morning symphony of bird and monkey calls
  • Inkaterra’s commitment to Peru, conservation and ecology
  • Personal hammocks for lounging
  • Experience a different side of Peru at the Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo

What To Know

  • Children four and under are not permitted
  • In keeping with the goal of sustainability, there is no AC (but there are ceiling fans)
  • During the day, temps are around 90°F and the humidity is near 95%
  • Cell phones won’t work here
  • Electricity is by generator during certain hours only; otherwise, kerosene lanterns are provided
  • Free WiFi in the main building but no Internet or TV in the rooms
  • Wildlife sightings will vary
  • Though it’s warm, bring light, long pants and long sleeves to protect you from mosquitoes
  • There’s lots of stuff for kids here, but if your kids don’t like nature and need constant stimulation from electronic gadgets, this isn’t a good match

Amenities

  •  Eco friendly
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Overview

The Review

On the banks of Peru’s Madre de dios River, Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica champions the concept of sustainable eco-tourism, presenting the treasures of Amazonia from a rustic-chic eco-lodge. With just the right combination of select creature comforts, stellar service and hands-on outdoor experiences, Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica presents a gentle, fascinating introduction to the rain forest and its splendors.

Every hour at the Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica leads to adventure. A group of brilliantly colored blue macaws passes overhead. A curious three-toed sloth peeks down from its canopy comfort zone, surveying the onlookers. Intrepid guides coax larger-than-life tarantulas from their dens. Chatty squirrel monkeys and massive red howlers indulge in the seasonal offerings of fallen fruit.

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Back at the lodge, spacious, comfortable cabins await after early evening and early morning eco-journeys (6 a.m. is the best time to spot wildlife), as well as half-day and full-day excursions. Each cabin is constructed from a variety of woods and topped by a palm-thatch roof, and is fully netted to keep out unwelcome mosquitoes. In front of the cabin, a personal siesta area offers two hammocks for long naps, good reads, or just listening to the sounds of the jungle.

In keeping with Inkaterra’s commitment to low-impact tourism and sustainability, a generator supplies electricity during specified hours only; the rest of the time, kerosene lanterns are provided. Moreover, the cabins are devoid of TVs, WiFi and, yes, air-conditioning, encouraging guests to partake in the activities of a bygone age — like conversation, stargazing and listening to the call of the wild.

How to Get There

Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica
Tambopata
Puerto Maldonado, 00000 Peru

Reviews

4.5 Very Good 824 Reviews
A jungle delight
Reviewed 2 days ago

great staff..cabanas were just as pictured..your own little bit of paradise..loved the dining room with balcony around.
We had very cold & rainy weather but the guides still continued with our tours even if we had an epic adveture in the mud !
Loved the canopy walk..

Amazing
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful ecolodge an hour downriver from Puerto Maldonado. We were extremely well looked after by the staff from the moment our aircraft arrived. The food at the lodge is excellent, wonderfully presented and professionally served.
The accomodation is fairly basic but comfortable. Mosquito nets are provided and on cold nights, the staff put hot water bottles in the beds. Electricity is off for a few hours every day,, there are no tv's or radios in the rooms and there is no internet.
The highlight for us were the trips with our guide Paolo. His knowledge of the forest, river and farm was incredible and we learned so much from him. He and the staff at the resort made this a truly amazing and memorable visit

A truly magical place.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes it’s expensive but worth every penny. This is a magical place. We stayed at Réserva Amazonica for only two nights as part of a wider trip to Peru. I wish it were longer.

The accommodation is beautiful and very reminiscent of African safari camps we have stayed in. Service and food were both very nice and the staff couldn’t do enough for us. Especially so our guide Constantino who was just great.

It was very cold and wet on our arrival but fortunately the boats for the trip along the Amazon were well covered so we stayed dry. The hot water bottles in our beds when we got back from a lovely dinner we’re a very welcome surprise. As was the roaring log fire set up just outside the main central camp area. This Reserva certainly competes well with some of the best safari camps we have been to. Re the various trips, for me the canopy walk stood out. It was fantastic and a must do. Being way up in the treetops looking down on the rainforest was very special.

Delightful Ecolodge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing place to spend a few days with no e-mail or similar distractions! Very comfortable (and mosquito protected) cabanas,delicious food, good service and interesting excursions. A special thank you is due to our guide, Gustavo, for his knowledgeable tours and particularly for organising a very last-minute sunset boat trip for us and and two other couples - the chilcanos which he and our captain (?Samuel) mixed for us on that trip were something else!

I would definitely recommend Reserva Amazonica, and my only criticisms would be that alcohol was pretty expensive, and we probably saw less birds and wildlife than I were expecting. The other point about it is that the grounds are not huge and obviously you can't go wandering outside on your own, so if you like to go walking/trekking, then you're restricted to the excursions and three days there is probably enough.

Amazon prime
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a jungle experience in the comfort of no mosquitoes in all rooms. Dont expect to see parrots. Sloths or monkeys. The lack of wildlife on the excursions astounded me. If you are interested in ants and termites you will see plenty. The skywalk although great to walk it. We did not see anything. Food very good for all inclusive. But drinks very expensive . 30 sol for beer.