|Route||First Bus||Last Bus|
|Cusco to Puerto Maldonado||19:00||21:00||BOOK NOW|
|Terminal Terrestre Cusco to Puerto Maldonado||19:00||21:00||BOOK NOW|
|Urcos to Puerto Maldonado||19:59||21:59||BOOK NOW|
|Mazuko to Puerto Maldonado||00:40||02:40||BOOK NOW|
|Terminal Mazuko to Puerto Maldonado||00:40||02:40||BOOK NOW|
The best moment to visit Puerto Maldonado is May for the Fiesta de las Cruces Religiosas or June, for the Fiesta de San Juan.
Warm and humid climate, the maximum temperature is 93 °F (34 °C) and the minimum 70 °F (21 °C). the rainy season goes from December to March.
Location: Av. León Velarde, 154
Hours: open Friday and Saturday from 9:00 p.m.
It's the perfect place for the people who want to enjoy a long party night.
Location: Av. 26 de Diciembre 488, at 2 blocks from the Plaza de Armas
It's a nightclub where you can have national and international cocktails.
Location: Cruce Jr. Loreto y Jr. Arequipa
It's a place to enjoy the dancing music, talks and delicious drinks.
Location: Av. Andrés Avelino Cáceres, km 0.05
Hours: open from 7 p.m.
It's a place with typical Peruvian music where you can enjoy the coast, mountain range and jungle foods.
Location: Jr. Tacna, 457
Hours: open everyday from 7:30 a. m. to 3:00 p. m.
This restaurant is specialized in marine food. The plates are served full.
Location: León Velarde, 128
Price: 15-24 soles per dish
Typicao dishes of the region to enjoy in an environment totally decorated as the jungle.
Price: 10/15 soles per dish
Location: Crossing point Av. 2 de Mayo and Madre de Dios
This restaurant doesn't have a phone number nor street number, but it's well-known and the people come to taste its fish dishes.
Location: Crossing point of Av. Fitzcarrald with Madre de Dios
It was declared some years ago as the world's ugliest building; its uncertain esthetics outside is counteracted with the beautiful views that it offers from the highest point.
Location: Elmer Faucett km 6
Hours: Monday to Sunday from 8:00 a. m. to 2:00 p. m.
Japipi means butterfly. It's a butterfly farm not to be missed. There are flowers and butterflies that fly everywhere, creating a nice atmosphere.
Location: at 24,8 mi (40km) to the east
This lake is the main tourist destination. To get there we recommend you to hire a guide service at any specialized agency of the city. To get inside you need first of all to do a 40 minutes trekking through a path, where you will admire diverse wonderful landscapes. Once you get there, you will be able to see otters, shanshos (a kind of bird), caimans and herons, among other birds.
Location: Close to the border with Bolivia
At this lake you can appreciate different mammals, turtles, caimans and even a famly of giant otters. It's inhabited by nearly 30 families commited with ecotourism, fishing and collection. During the tour you will admire riverside communities and the Isla de los Monos (the Monkey Island).
The main activity of this region is to explore the flora and fauna of the jungle. We recommend you a list of the most famous and symbolic places.
Location: At 37 mi (60 km) to the south-west of Puerto Maldonado, in the Tambopata river.
Alfter a trip of 2 hours by a motor boat from Puerto Maldonado, you will get to the national biological reserve of Tambopata, a place located between the basins of the rivers Tambopata and Heath, where live 632 bird species, 1200 kinds of butterfly, 169 types of mammals, 205 kinds of birds, 103 amphibians and 67 reptiles.You can visit this biological reserve just if you have booked in a surrounding lodge. To go inside is necessary to buy a ticket that costs 30 soles.
Location: at 56 mi (90 km) from Puerto Maldonado, in the Heath river
Price: 30 soles
At this place is located the only tropical humid savannah of Peru. At this park there live animals as the maned wolf, the marsh deer, the giant anteater, wolf river or giant otter, the bushdog, the black lizard and the harpy eagle.
It's a dish made of fish and wrapped by banana leafs, so that when it's in the fire it takes a special taste.
It's prepared with little fish as mojarreta (type of sea bream), harvestfish and other fishes. It's served with boiled green banana.
|Fiesta de San Juan||June the 23rd and 24th||One of the best dates to come and appreciate the typical dishes, dances and habits.|
|Dia de la artesania||January the 23rd||For the lovers of handmade objects, at this date they can enjoy some of the most beautiful statues of the region.|
|Fiesta de las Cruces Religiosas||May the 1st to the 6th||This date's origin is the pre-Christian period, when they commemorated the spring and homage the nature.|