Mariposario Tambopata, Puerto Maldonado

3.9
#2 of 15 in Wildlife in Puerto Maldonado
Observe a huge cross-section of Peru's butterfly species at Mariposario Tambopata, a conservation project which started in 1996. Peru has the world's largest number of butterfly species at around 3700, and many of these can be seen in these calming lush settings. Take a camera along to capture the stunning varied butterfly colors and patterns. Buy a cooling drink from the refreshment stand to have in one of the canopied areas surrounding the center, as the greenhouse can get exceptionally warm. Make Mariposario Tambopata part of your personalized Puerto Maldonado itinerary using our Puerto Maldonado road trip planning tool.
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  • It is a very nice butterfly house, right next to the airport so it is convenient to visit. It not so big so you will need maybe an hour for the full experience.  more »
  • We learned about the farm only on our last day in Puerto Maldonado, despite asking about attractions, we were not told about the butterflies farm. There are places in the Alto Selva of peru like...  more »
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  • Cute spot with two nice displays and a great cafe. Friendly butterfly’s!! Good way to kill time while waiting for flight to Lima
  • Small but a fun diversion if you're killing some time before a flight. Only a few minutes from the airport and the Rainforest Expeditions Office.
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