Tours that include Puerto Maldonado (Madre de Dios)

The city of Puerto Maldonado is the capital of the department of Madre de Dios in the Amazon rainforest of Peru. Due to its tropical lowland jungle geography, it has a hot and humid climate with temperatures that can reach 35ºC. Many species of flora and fauna live there, which is why it is recognized as the ‘Capital of biodiversity’. Some of its best tourist attractions are the Tambopata National Reserve, Lake Sandoval, the macaw clay licks and more.

4 Days

Macaw clay lick and Sandoval Lake Tour

3 Days

Madre de Dios Lodge Tour

4 Days

Macaw clay lick tour

5 Days

Tambopata Tour, macaw clay lick and Sandoval Lake

Tour prices in Puerto Maldonado

The best way to visit Puerto Maldonado is through a tour of two, three days or more. These services include accommodation in an eco lodge in the heart of the Amazon jungle, an ideal environment to enjoy the biodiversity of this region. Learn about the most recommended tours in this tourist destination.

The provinces and tourist attractions of the Madre de Dios region

The department of Madre de Dios is located in the low Amazon rainforest, an ecosystem with great diversity of flora and fauna. It borders the jungle region of Brazil and Bolivia. Its geography is completely jungle, with high green mountains, but, above all, immense plains crossed by rivers such as the Madre de Dios, the Manú, the Tambopata and more. Get to know its provinces and main tourist attractions.

Principal tourist attractions
ManuManu National Park, Macaw clay lick, native communities.
TahuamanuCity of Iberia, city of Iñapari.
TambopataCity of Puerto Maldonado, Tambopata National Reserve, Lake Sandoval, Lake Tres Chimbadas.

All activities available in the Madre de Dios department!

The Amazon rainforest of Madre de Dios is one of the most biodiverse regions on the planet. There you can have close contact with a wide variety of wild animals and birds. Learn about all the activities you can do during your visit to this department of Peru.

What tourist services have to include a tour to Madre de Dios?

The best way to visit the Madre de Dios region is through a formal all-inclusive tour. These services must meet adequate quality standards for a safe adventure. Tours must include at least: tourist transportation in the region (by road and river), guide, entrance fees and tourist accommodation in the jungle (with food). These are the characteristics of these services:

  • Pick up the tourist from the airport, land terminal or hotel in the city of Puerto Maldonado.
  • Tourist transportation in round trip service by road and by river (in motorized tourist boat and completely in a raft)
  • Entrance ticket to the tourist destinations to visit (such as the Tambopata National Reserve or the Manú National Reserve).
  • Bilingual professional tour guide service (Spanish or English) – guides specialized in birds, reptiles and mammals of the Amazon).
  • Tourist hotel in the Amazon jungle -most with breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

These are the main tourist attractions of Madre de Dios

Madre de Dios is a department of Peru that is characterized by having a completely Amazonian geography. There are areas where biodiversity is protected such as Tambopata and Manú. Get to know the most important tourist attractions of this region of eastern Peru.


Tambopata National Reserve

Tambopata is one of the most biodiverse geographical areas on the planet. It has 270 thousand hectares where there are one hundred species of birds, 600 species of birds, 1,200 species of butterflies, 90 species of amphibians, 50 species of snakes, 100 species of fish and many more species of plants, trees and flowers.


Manú National Reserve

The Manú National Reserve is located in the regions of Madre de Dios and Cusco. It is an area protected by the Peruvian State recognized as one of the most biodiverse in the world. It has 5 thousand species of flora, 200 species of animal fauna as well as original ethnic groups. In 1987 it was registered as World Heritage by UNESCO.

Lake Sandoval

Lake Sandoval

Lake Sandoval is one of the most beautiful landscapes in the Amazon. It is located in the Tambopata National Reserve. There, in addition to the beautiful landscapes, there are beautiful species of flora and fauna such as the tiger cat, the hoatzin, the giant otter, herons, turtles, parrots as well as hundreds of species of trees and plants.

Questions and answers about the trip to the department of Madre de Dios

Madre de Dios and its capital Puerto Maldonado are visited by hundreds of tourists because it is one of the most biodiverse areas on the planet. There you can visit: the Manú National Reserve, the Manú National Reserve and countless species of trees, birds, reptiles, mammals and more. Find out the most frequently asked questions -and answers- about this destination in Peru.