• A snapshot of the natural highlights - waterfalls, lakes & jungle - that surround Tarapoto.

  • Comfortable accommodation in arguably Tarapoto’s best hotel, Tucan Suites.

  • Guided excursions to Pucayaquillo & Ahuashiyacu Waterfalls included.

  • Day trip to Laguna Sauce, if staying four days.

Overview

Tropical Tarapoto Condensed Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Tarapoto. Transfer to Tucan Suites.
Day 2: Pucayaquillo Waterfall. Overnight at Tucan Suites.
Day 3: OPTIONAL: Laguna Sauce. Overnight at Tucan Suites.
Day 4: Ahuashiyacu Waterfall. Transfer to Tarapoto Airport.

Prices

Below prices are per person, based on double occupancy, with all meals

ItineraryLength
Prices From
Tarapoto Tropico3 Days£206 / $264
Tarapoto Tropico Plus
4 Days£295 / $377

3-Day Itin.

Day 1: Tarapoto Arrival (D)

On arrival at Tarapoto airport or bus station, we meet you and transfer you to Tucan Suites.

We welcome you to the comfortable hotel with a cocktail … next to the pool.

Dinner and overnight at Tucan Suites, or similar.

Day 2: Tarapoto: Full-Day Tour to Pucayaquillo Waterfall (B,L,D)

After breakfast we drive out of Tarapoto for about half an hour, to reach the start of the path that leads to Pucayaquillo Waterfalls. We walk 1.8km (1.1 miles) along the well-marked trail, surrounded by Amazon jungle, to reach the crystalline pools at the foot of the waterfall. Here we can enjoy a swim, surrounded by greenery.

We then continue to Pumarinri Lodge, where we have lunch on the banks of the Huallaga River, before returning to Tarapoto.

Cataratas de Ahuashiyacu, Tarapoto.

Cataratas de Ahuashiyacu, Tarapoto.

Dinner and overnight at Tucan Suites, or similar.

Day 3: Tarapoto: Half-day tour to Ahuashiyacu Waterfall; Airport Transfer (B,L)

This morning, after breakfast, we make the short drive to Cataratas de Ahuashiyacu, to enjoy the scenery and take a dip in the pools.

We return for lunch at the hotel.

Then, in the afternoon, we transfer you back to Tarapoto airport or bus station, for your onward journey.

4-Day Itin.

Day 1: Tarapoto Arrival (D)

On arrival at Tarapoto airport or bus station, we meet you and transfer you to Tucan Suites.

We welcome you to the comfortable hotel with a cocktail … next to the pool.

Dinner and overnight at Tucan Suites, or similar.

Day 2: Tarapoto: Full-Day Tour to Pucayaquillo Waterfall (B,L,D)

After breakfast we drive out of Tarapoto for about half an hour, to reach the start of the path that leads to Pucayaquillo Waterfalls. We walk 1.8km (1.1 miles) along the well-marked trail, surrounded by Amazon jungle, to reach the crystalline pools at the foot of the waterfall. Here we can enjoy a swim, surrounded by greenery.

We then continue to Pumarinri Lodge, where we have lunch on the banks of the Huallaga River, before returning to Tarapoto.

Dinner and overnight at Tucan Suites, or similar.

Optional: Day 3: Tarapoto: Full Day tour to Laguna Sauce (B,L,D)

Sunbathing beside Laguna Sauce, Tarapoto.

Sunbathing beside Laguna Sauce, Tarapoto.

After breakfast, we depart Tarapoto again, driving for about two hours to Laguna Sauce … which translates to ‘Willow Lake’ in English, and is also known as Blue Lagoon. It can only be reached by crossing the Huallaga River on a barge!

Once at Sauce, we spend the day exploring and relaxing by - and swimming in - the beautiful lake.

We have lunch here. Recommended is the fish, that is fresh from the lagoon.

We drive back to Tarapoto in the afternoon.

Dinner and overnight at Tucan Suites, or similar.

Day 4: Tarapoto: Half-day tour to Ahuashiyacu Waterfall; Airport Transfer (B,L)

This morning, after breakfast, we make the short drive to Cataratas de Ahuashiyacu, to enjoy the scenery and take a dip in the pools.

We return for lunch at the hotel. Then, in the afternoon, we transfer you back to Tarapoto airport or bus station, for your onward journey.

Reviews

I loved the river boat tour and spotting lemurs, very cool ... We LOVED the [Pucayaquillo] waterfall hike. It was a wonderfully swimming destination!!
— Tim & Andrea O'Donnell - San Pedro, CA