Tarapoto means jungles ... in the plural. From Amazonian lowlands, with winding rivers and unending verdant mantle; to mountain forests, full of waterfalls, lakes and canyons.

A stand-out destination for birdwatchers ... and for butterfly, sloth, poison dart frog, orchid and palm enthusiasts.

 Quechua-lamista ladies picking coffee beans.

Quechua-lamista ladies picking coffee beans.

Native Quechua communities that, in addition to their ancestral crafts, also show us their organic coffee and cocoa fields that supply the most demanding gourmet markets. Always with a smile. Jungle joy is contagious.

How to Visit Tarapoto:

With its tropical climate, varied geography and abundant flora and fauna, Tarapoto is a wonderful destination in its own right.

You can enjoy the scenic highlights with a range of accommodation options:

Moreover, Tarapoto is the start or end point for many of Peru North's overland tours to Kuelap & Gocta and beyond: 

And given the high numbers of rare and endemic bird species in the area, Tarapoto naturally features in our birding tours

 Huallaga River - a tributary of the Amazon River - that flows past  Pumarinri Lodge .

Huallaga River - a tributary of the Amazon River - that flows past Pumarinri Lodge.