The native community of Baltimore, neighboring the Tambopata National Reserve, has become a popular ecotourism destination in the Peruvian Amazon. As a result, the Ecotourism Project of Tambopata Agriculturists and Wild Harvesters was established and nine families joined together to provide lodging to visitors. Here, guests experience life as the local people do day by day in this remote region, participating in daily tasks and nurturing new friendships.
There are nine guest bungalows in all, each one of which belongs to a different family. The activities carried out at each bungalow depend on its immediate surroundings and could include visits to a watering hole for large mammals like wild pigs, deer, tapirs, monkeys and their predators: jaguars and pumas.
You may get the chance to wild-harvest medicinal plants, go fishing or participate in fruit growing depending on the livelihood of the family you visit. Some families offer camping areas in addition to bungalow lodgings.
The services on offer include ecological excursions facilitated by paths connecting each bungalow and paths leading into virgin rainforest. Here you can discover the exuberant biodiversity of the Tambopata National Reserve and support a local community in their efforts to achieve sustainability.
The native community of Baltimore is located in the Tambopata province of the Madre de Dios department. It is very close to the Tambopata National Reserve, the amazing biodiversity of which attracts scientists and tourists from around the world.
Food & Beverage
The diet of the local people consists of fish, meat and locally-grown fruits. They also grow root vegetables like cassava and grains such as rice.
How To Get There
The "Inca Express" boat provides service between Puerto Maldonado and Baltimore on Mondays and Thursdays only. It leaves Puerto Maldonado at 8:00 a.m. and arrives in Baltimore at 2:00 p.m. The Tambopata port of departure in Puerto Maldonado is ten blocks from the town's plaza de armas.
Baltimore is also accessible via the Interoceanic Highway.
Amenities & Services
General:Guest Kitchen, Breakfast, Parking (free), Garden, On-Site Convenience Store(s), On-Site Gift/Souvenir Shop(s), Family Friendly, Communal Living Room.
Services:Wake-Up Service, Laundry Service.
On-Site Activities:Orchard, Hammocks.
Nearby Attractions:Canoeing/Kayaking, Trekking, Fishing, Wildlife Observation, Swimming, Orchid Spotting, Rain Forest, River Trips, Plantation, Hiking, Waterfalls, Nature Reserve, Bird Watching.
Check-in and Check-out Times
Check-in time: 1pm
Check-out time: 12am
The hotel does not operate a non-smoking policy.
Guests are not allowed to bring pets onto the property.
Children under 6 years of age can stay free of charge when using existing beds.
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