Why Visit Puerto Maldonado & Southern Amazon?
"The vast and impenetrable Amazon jungle is rich in mystery and folklore. Any journey to this wild area of the planet is a real adventure!"
Puerto Maldonado is the biggest city in the Southern Amazon and stopping off point on route to the jungle lodges located along the Madre de Dios river. The Amazon jungle is the final frontier and the only place on earth where there are still indigenous tribes living in total isolation from the outside world. The mythical wildlife includes giant river otters, capybara, peccaries, several types of monkey, macaws, anacondas and even Jaguars if you are lucky! Those looking for a more in depth jungle experience can travel to the remote Tambopata Research Centre or Manu.