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Tambopata Research Centre

A remote lodge in the Tambopata Reserve
Visit Southern AmazonPeru Holidays· 24 Rooms · £££

Located in the Tambopata National Reserve in front of the Bahuaja National Park

Located in the remote and extraordinary Tambopata National Reserve, a sanctuary far removed from signs of civilization, the Tambopata Research Centre offers privileged access to pristine rainforest and the world's largest macaw clay lick.

The exuberant Tambopata National Reserve encompasses diverse tropical habitats such as lowland Amazon rainforest, riverine forest, and oxbow lakes and the Tambopata Research Centre holds a special status as it predates the area's protected designation. This unique position grants guests a rare privilege, with exceptional wildlife spotting opportunities that rank among the best in the Amazon region. A brief boat ride transports visitors to the world's largest macaw clay lick, where up to six parrot species and swarms of parakeets create a vibrant spectacle, feeding on mineral-rich soil.

Crafted from locally-sourced natural materials, the lodge is an appealing blend of rustic charm and modern comforts. With highly polished wooden flooring and pitched thatched roofs, the lodge exudes a cosy and intimate atmosphere. The guest rooms, though rustic in style, offer a modernised touch with spacious layouts beneath lofty ceilings. Furnishings, adorned in earthy-hued fabrics, add to the pleasing aesthetics, with bathrooms featuring hot water showers.

Positioned to maximise the magical experience of proximity to the tropical rainforest, all guest rooms and suites are fully exposed to the natural jungle environment on one side. Meals, prepared with care and nutrition, are shared with guides, providing an opportunity to review daily activities and plan for the next adventure. For those seeking a more exclusive experience, private guides are available. After hours of jungle exploration, guests can unwind at the lodge, lounging in inviting hammocks or indulging in a unique and soothing jungle-style massage. The Tambopata Research Centre promises an unparalleled blend of seclusion, natural beauty, and immersive jungle experiences.

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When to go to Peru

Peru is a country that can be visited year-round, as it has a diverse climate and a range of activities to suit every season. Here's a short month-by-month guide to help you decide when to visit:

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January

January is a great time to visit the coastal regions of Peru, including Lima, Paracas, and Mancora. The weather is warm and sunny along the coast, making it perfect for beach activities and water sports.

Coastal Areas (Lima, Paracas, Nazca): Warm and humid with temperatures around 25-30°C (77-86°F).

Highlands (Cusco, Machu Picchu): Rainy season, so expect occasional showers and some trekking routes may be closed.

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February

In February, you can experience the vibrant Carnival celebrations in various cities like Cajamarca and Puno. The festivities feature colorful parades, music, and dancing, offering a unique cultural experience.

Coastal Areas: Remains warm and humid with temperatures similar to January.

Highlands: Still the rainy season, but rainfall starts to decrease towards the end of the month. Some trekking routes may be accessible again.

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March

March is an excellent time for outdoor activities in the Andes as the rainy season starts to wind down. It's a good month for trekking and exploring the natural beauty of the mountains.

Coastal Areas: The weather remains warm, but humidity starts to decrease.

Highlands: The rainy season is ending, and the landscape is lush and green.

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April

It's an ideal time to visit the jungle regions, where you can witness lush vegetation and a variety of wildlife.

Coastal Areas: Autumn sets in, temperatures begin to drop, and fog becomes more common in Lima.

Highlands: The start of the dry season, making it an excellent time to visit Cusco and Machu Picchu.

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May

May is a shoulder season with generally mild weather and fewer tourists. It's a good time to explore popular destinations like Machu Picchu and Cusco before the peak tourist season begins.

Coastal Areas: Foggy mornings in Lima, but the sun usually breaks through later in the day.

Highlands: The dry season continues, with pleasant and sunny days.

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June

June is an excellent month to visit Cusco and attend the Inti Raymi festival, which celebrates the Incan sun god Inti. This festival features colourful processions and ancient rituals, adding to the cultural richness of the experience.

Coastal Areas: Cool temperatures in Lima due to the influence of the cold Humboldt Current.

Highlands: One of the best months to visit Cusco and Machu Picchu, with minimal rainfall and comfortable temperatures during the day.

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July

July is the peak tourist season in Peru, especially around Independence Day (July 28th). It's a great time to visit all regions of the country, including the coast, mountains, and rainforest.

Coastal Areas: Lima's winter, cool and misty.

Highlands: Dry season continues, but July also marks the beginning of the high tourist season. Plan ahead and expect crowds

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August

August is a good time to trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, but make sure to book in advance, as permits can sell out quickly during this popular time of year.

Coastal Areas: Similar to July, cool and misty in Lima.

Highlands: High tourist season continues. It's essential to book treks and accommodations in advance.

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September

September is a transition month when the crowds start to thin out, and the weather remains pleasant in most regions. It's a good time for sightseeing and outdoor activities.

Coastal Areas: Springtime starts, and temperatures begin to rise in Lima.

Highlands: Crowds start to thin out, but the weather remains favourable.

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October

October is another shoulder season with fewer tourists. The weather is still favourable, making it an ideal time for exploring different parts of the country.

Coastal Areas: Pleasant spring weather in Lima.

Highlands: The dry season continues, and this month is still a good time to visit.

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November

November marks the beginning of the rainy season on the coast, so it's best to focus on the Andes and the Amazon during this month.

Coastal Areas: Springtime in Lima, with warmer temperatures.

Highlands: The dry season ends, and the rainy season begins, so expect occasional showers.

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December

It is festive time in Peru, with various Christmas and New Year celebrations taking place throughout the country. Coastal regions are popular for holiday getaways, with warm weather and beach activities.

Coastal Areas: Warm and comfortable temperatures in Lima, ideal for beach activities.

Highlands: The rainy season continues, but it's still possible to visit. Just be prepared for wet conditions.

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