Inkaterra Hacienda Concepción, is built in a former cacao
and rubber plantation, on the grounds of what was back in
the 50’s "Fundo Concepción", an Amazonian medical catholic
mission center. In 1979 the ownership was passed to
Inkaterra; and in 2003, the NGO Inkaterra Asociación
(ITA) jointly with ACEER
(Amazon Center for Education and Environmental Research)
formed an alliance with the aim of promoting the
conservation of ecosystems and natural resources in
Tambopata. The National Geographic Society supported the
restoration of the station.
The projection onwards was to bring
all interested travelers an opportunity to learn about
nature and biodiversity first hand through unforgettable
experiences in a comfortable rainforest immersion.
acts as a buffer zone between the Tambopata National Park Reserve and the shores
of the vast Madre de Dios river, making the location of this
new lodge quite unique and wonderfully remote.
Inkaterra Hacienda Concepción, comprises 819 hectares of
mostly primary rainforest, with a natural cocha or oxbow
lake. It is home to diverse ecosystems, tropical plants and
wildlife. The lodge acts as a buffer zone between the
Tambopata National Reserve and the shores of the vast Madre
de Dios River, making the location of Inkaterra Hacienda
This family-friendly lodge will
introduce you to the biodiversity of the rainforest through
the wide range of land and river fixed excursions in its
surroundings; as you may have the opportunity to observe
giant river otters (Pteronura
brasiliensis), blue and yellow macaws (Ara ararauna), dusky
titi monkeys (Callicebus moloch), paiches (Arapaima gigas),
agoutis (Dasyprocta variegata), two-toed sloths (Bradypus
variegatus), peccaries (Tayassu tajacu), hoatzins (Opisthocomus
hoazin), fly catchers, black caimans (Melanosuchus niger),
ladder-tailed nightjar (Hydropsalis climacocerca), among
Located only 8 kilometers / 25
minutes down river from Puerto Maldonado, Hacienda Concepcioón can only be reached by taking a scenic canoe
ride from the town.
From Puerto Maldonado
Airport, check-in at the Inkaterra Butterfly House, then 10
minute transfer to the Boarding Wharf for a 25-minute boat
transfer along the river to the Lodge.
Immerse in a pure and effortless jungle stay, as you relish
nature at its most comfortable. While the Amazon invites
exploration and adventure, this pristine setting also
inspires much needed rest and relaxation. With this in mind,
our Hacienda Concepcion features supremely comforting main
lodge, Casa Grande with
8 generous sized twin rooms and 12 individual
Cabañas, built in the
typical Amazon style. High ceilinged with hand-woven,
thatched roofing, a spacious dining area are decked out with
locally-crafted, warm colored furnishings made of reclaimed
new lumber. You will gaze out into the forest on its covered
porches overlooking the “Cocha” – perfect for wildlife spotting in a fresh but
stylish atmosphere and a caring service put together to
offer the kind of jungle getaway you truly deserve.
A relaxing setting, ideal for couples, private and separate,
each Cabaña is equipped with two twin or one king bed,
mosquito net, 70/30% cotton sheets, 2 hypoallergenic pillows
per guest, hypoallergenic comforters, cotton bath robes, and
bathrooms with hot water, natural essence toiletries; also,
light in the bathroom. For you comfort, reading lights,
outlets, and a ceiling fan, with turn down service between 6
p.m. – 8 p.m.
After a day of vigorous but enlightening jungle activity,
relax in one of our spacious rooms – ideal for families or
group of friends – housed in one big Amazon-style
architecture. Equipped with two twins or one king bed,
70/30% cotton sheets, 2 hypoallergenic pillows per guest,
hypoallergenic comforters, cotton bath robes, and bathrooms
with hot water, and natural essence toiletries. For you
comfort, reading lights, outlets, and a ceiling fan, with
turn down service between 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
FAUNA & FLORA
Wildlife in the Tambopata Reserve is remarkable. Giant colorful parrots,
toucans, and macaws share the forest with tamarins (Saguinus fuscicollis),
peccaries (Tayassu tajacu), black caimans (Melanusuchus niger), and anacondas (Eunectes
murinus). Our region is home to hundreds of butterfly species and a large
variety of monkeys, southern river otters (Lutra longicaudis), four feline
species, and much more. Numerous world records for biodiversity have been broken
here, and many species are still undiscovered. Tambopata Reserve holds the world
record for ant species, 365 species (Inkaterra Reserva Amazónica); and for
butterflies, 1200 species (Explorer’s Inn).
Note: The Amazon Rainforest has abundant wildlife, although many animals like
to hide in the dense vegetation. Be aware that you may not actually see them.
Africa promotes its "Big Five", their largest animals; the Amazonia could be
said to be home of "The Tiniest Five Thousand Creatures".
Inkaterra Hacienda Concepción was rebuilt in the wooden Amazonian hacienda-
style, providing a fresh but stylish environment with 12 independent cabañas in
the property, and 8 rooms in the Casa Grande, which was originally built in the
fifties. Guests will live an Amazonian experience surrounded by an array of
wildlife and native flora.
The design combines wooden rainforest classic hacienda-looks and furniture
with modern, casual features as to enjoy a comfortable, fresh but stylish
environment. The Casa Grande boasts high ceilings with traditional hand-woven
crisneja (Geonoma deversa), a fishtail palm leaf, thatched roofing and a
spacious dining area decked out with locally-crafted, warm natural colored
furnishings made of reclaimed lumber.
DINING ROOM & BAR
Inkaterra Hacienda Concepción has 2 main social areas in the Casa Grande. The
first floor has 12 dining tables and a bar. The second floor has a scenic
The nutritious meals are mainly prepared with organic and local farm products
with special regional seasoning. Meals include vegetarian options.