Butterfly center of Puerto Maldonado

Some useful information

The Butterfly of Tambopata is a center of exhibition of butterflies live where you will find a mesh enclosure of more than 600 m2, which contains a butterfly garden with flowers of nectars, medicinal and ornamental plants. In this exhibition, you will walk surrounded by hundreds of Amazonian butterflies that perform their daily natural activities, such as: feed, fly, mate, lay eggs and leave their pupae. All the butterflies are reproduced in the nursery in view of the traveler.

Children of all ages are welcome. Training is also provided and the cultivation of butterflies in local communities is promoted.

Peru has the largest number of butterfly species registered in the world, more than 3700 and you can see many of them here in this well-managed butterfly conservation project, one of the best in Peru, started in 1996. There are also exhibitions on the conservation of the amazonian jungle. The butterflies in this place are of many species.

The butterfly garden of Puerto Maldonado is a beautiful butterfly garden and a welcome and information center for travelers. This place of rest includes a cafeteria, toilets with showers, waiting room, luggage store, Internet and souvenir shop.

Butterflies are bred in the laboratory, where larvae of different species grow; An extensive garden offers the opportunity to observe the butterflies in their natural habitat. Travelers can learn more about the diversity of wildlife in the Tambopata National Reserve.

Butterfly Garden: 8 a.m. at 5 p.m.
Waiting room, souvenir shop and cafeteria: 8 a.m. at 2 p.m.
“The schedule is extended in case your flight is delayed”

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