At Inkaterra Butterfly House, visitors can see many of the approximately 1250 butterfly species recorded in the Tambopata National Reserve in person in its large Butterfly Garden.
It is located near Puerto Maldonado airport and is an interesting and handy first stop before travelling onwards to your rainforest lodge or on the way back (see facilities below).
The butterflies are raised by resident biologists and released into the garden where they live in a naturalised habitat full of tropical plants and flowers. The biologists offer guests tours of the premises.
The Butterfly House is open to anybody visiting the area for an entrance fee and free-of-charge for guests of the Inkaterra Reserva Amazónica lodge.
Visits are of course asked not to enter the Butterfly House wearing insect repellent.
Inkaterra Butterfly House serves as an interesting first stop between reaching Puerto Maldonado and travelling to your jungle lodge (or on the way back to Puerto Maldonado after visiting the rainforest).
With your entrance fee (free for Inkaterra guests) you can make use of the following facilities:
The following services are also available at an extra charge: