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The Amazon Basin Hotels

Explorama Lodge

  • Local Flavor

Pros

  • In the jungle
  • Good guides

Cons

  • Rustic
  • Limited privacy in rooms
  • Not much wildlife

Updated 09/22/2014

Fodor's Review

Built in 1964, this is one of Peru's original nature lodges, and it still provides rustic accommodations and access to a private rain-forest reserve. Guest rooms are in thatched long houses that are open to the environment, but beds are topped with mosquito nets. Dividing walls end well below the roof, so while rooms are private they are not soundproof and you will hear your neighbors. Kerosene lamps light the rooms, covered walkways, and the screened dining room where

buffet meals are served. Tiled bathrooms have cold-water showers. The lodge has electricity to power batteries at night and Wi-Fi is available as well. Guided walks, boat tours, and a visit to a nearby Yagua Indian village are included in the rate. The minimum stay is two nights.

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Hotel Information

Address:

80 km (50 miles) east of, Iquitos, Peru

Phone:

065-252–530; 800-707–5275-in U.S.

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • All meals

Updated 09/22/2014

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