Peru Amazon Rainforest Services – Specialist Guiding

Partner with Fauna Forever and let us help you identify and contract the perfect guide for your tour, research, or media expedition in the Tambopata rainforest – a guide with precisely the right mix of knowledge and experience for your requirements.

The Tambopata rainforest, reached through the gateway jungle city of Puerto Maldonado, is the premiere Amazon rainforest destination for all kinds of people. This is thanks to its privileged geography. Puerto Maldonado is only a 30-minute flight from Cusco, the gateway city to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, which was voted recently one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. Tambopata has a growing network of ecotourist lodges, local homestays, campsites, and research stations that together cater to approximately 50,000 visitors every year. The area is a Mecca for research scientists interested in studying and understanding how wild nature operates and behaves in the Amazon. The work of these researchers has contributed to the 2,000+ texts to date which have been published about the natural history and peoples of this region of the Amazon. More recently a number of journalists, photographers, and documentary teams have focussed on stories showcasing the wildlife and development issues here.

For those tourists, researchers, photographers, film-makers, journalists and expeditioners seeking to organize their own tours and logistics to Tambopata, one of the first items on the list that will need to be addressed is to contract the services of a professional naturalist guide, one with the right mix of knowledge for your needs and armed with the correct authorizations allowing access to specific attractions and sites within the Tambopata National Reserve and neighbouring areas.

Our database of trusted, specialist guides, have a plethora of sought-after skills, from languages (Spanish, English, French, German), species identification (birds, mammals, flora), and camp logistics, to route knowledge (hiking trails, oxbow lakes, rivers and streams), local communities (native and mestizo), and land-use types (Brazil nut, placer gold mining, timber, and agricultural areas). All the specialist guides we recommend/promote have their own basic equipment, including binoculars, tents, Global Positioning System (GPS), maps, and in the case of birding guides, good quality scopes too.

Due to the not-for-profit status of Fauna Forever, all profits from the specialist guide services we provide are ploughed straight back into research and conservation efforts in Tambopata. So, for a specialist guide service with secondary research and conservation benefits, please choose Fauna Forever.

Why partner with Fauna Forever?

Over the last 15 years of field research and conservation work in the Tambopata rainforest area of Peru, the Fauna Forever team has learnt how to accomplish its aims in what many would describe as a challenging environment. In this time, we have amassed a great deal of information on how to get things done efficiently, and we’re eager to share this knowledge for the benefit of others.

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