What to do in


Little is known about Tarapoto and the beauty of its surrounding jungle. Many travelers who want to see the Amazon rainforest in South America go to the secluded Iquitos and skip this region. They’re wrong!

The area around Tarapoto has a lot to offer, from lakes to waterfalls and hot springs, to jungle hikes and night tours. You can discover here a fantastic flora and wildlife, enjoy a spa day or indulge in locally made chocolate and coffee! Read our recommendations:

  1. Pishurayacu, Best Waterfalls in the Jungle
  2. Huacamaillo, Natural Pool in the Jungle
  3. Cordillera Escalera: Adventure Trek
  4. Chazuta: Chocolate & Waterfalls
  5. Laguna Azul & Sauce Hot Springs
  6. Rapeling on the waterfall

We’ll be adding even more over time, so come back and check regularly!