Amazon environment

Cordillera Escalera / Amazon environment
Tarapoto is the largest and most developed city of San Martín region. It is located at an altitude of 360 meters above sea level in the foothills of the Andes, on a high plateau surrounded by the Amazon rainforest. Tarapoto is also known as Palm City – and indeed, here they are everywhere.

Tarapoto is called the unofficial capital of San Martin. Every year it attracts thousands travelers for its street carnivals, dances and original festivals. Plunge into the colorful world of Latin America’s streets, feel the rhythm and drive of a tropical city, collect a new gastronomic experience in authentic cafes with local cuisine. After exploring the city, enjoy panoramic views from the terraces of Cordillera Escalera Ecolodge, located in the hills above Tarapoto.

Our Ecolodge is situated on the territory of the Regional protected zone, which is called the Cordillera Escalera. It is a huge nature reserve area of 150 thousand hectares where you can see in close proximity the wonderful example of peaceful coexisting of animals and birds. It is often possible to meet here the endemic animals such as pikuro or forest fox and a great number of exotic birds – hummingbirds, flocks of colorful parrots and toucans.

Just an hour flight from Lima – and you will see the world quite differently. Peru, Tarapoto. Cordillera Escalera Ecolodge.