Tambopata Hostel is a centrally located and very competitively priced backpacker hostel set in a tropical garden. One of the owners offers a selection of tours in the rainforest, which he himself or other local, experienced guides leads.
Accommodation is in a 4 or 8 bed-dorm or a private double or triple bedroom. There is also a 4-bed female dorm. Alternatively, you can camp or sleep in a hammock! Rooms come with a shared or private bathroom. Rooms are simple and come with a fan, 100% cotton sheets and mosquito nets around the beds.
Facilities in the hostel include a tropical garden with hammocks, a fully equipped kitchen, a TV room with cable and DVD, a snack bar, lockers and books about Peruvian wildlife.
Bookings include a free breakfast, Wi-Fi, tea and coffee-making facilities and parking.
The hostel is just a block away from the main square and within walking distance to the Madre de Dios and Tambopata River boat docks. The airport is 20 minutes by mototaxi and transfers can be arranged.
Tambopata Hostel is co-owned by Gerson Medina, an experienced local guide recommended by the Lonely Planet that specialises in tours for budget-minded travellers.
The hostel offers a range of guided tours of the rainforest and the town such as to: