Carnivals

Balneario del Rio CaoniMadre De Dios

Begins: 01-February
Ends: 31-March

There are parades through the main streets of the city, as well as competitions between carnival groups and the election of beauty queens, Miss Manguare and Rey Momo.

Madre de Dios Attractions in the City
Billinghurst bridge -Madre de Dios

Billinghurst bridge -Madre de Dios

Visiting Hours: All day Location: City centre. The pendant is Billinghurst Bridge over the Madre de Dios River. Part of the South Interoceanic Highway, which connects Brazil and Peru. With its 722 meters, two towers of 40 meters high which are...

Puerto Maldonado – excursion in Maldonado

Puerto Maldonado – excursion in Maldonado

Visiting Hours : All day. Location : City centre. Madre De Dios Capital of the region and departure point for journeys along the Tambopata and Piedras rivers and the lower part of the Madre de Dios river. High season...

Madre de Dios Attractions Beyond the City
Serpentarium Tropifauna -Madre de Dios

Serpentarium Tropifauna -Madre de Dios

Visiting Hours: attention is all year from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Location: 6 km. Puerto Maldonado, The Serpentarium is where breeding snakes like anacondas, emerald boa, shushupe, mantonas, chicotillo and crushed it runs. It is the only one in the...

Colpa de Guacamayos – Macaws Sanctuary

Colpa de Guacamayos – Macaws Sanctuary

Visiting Hours : Daytime. Location : Inside the Tambopata National Reserve, 150 km from Puerto Maldonado (12 hours by boat). Madre De Dios A meeting point for macaws formed on the river banks through an erosion process that encouraged...

Sandoval Lake (Tambopata) – tours Peru

Sandoval Lake (Tambopata) – tours Peru

Visiting Hours : Daytime. Location : 10 km from Puerto Maldonado (30 minutes on a 55 horsepower boat). The lake is 5 km inland from the banks of the river (1 hour 30 minutes on foot). Madre De Dios...

Valencia Lake – attractions Valencia Lake

Valencia Lake – attractions Valencia Lake

Visiting Hours : Daytime. Location : 60 km from Puerto Maldonado (4 hours on a 55 horsepower boat). Madre De Dios A 15-kilometre lake, 800 metres wide and 15 metres deep, this is a very special area due to...

Bahuaja-Sonene National Park – tour Peru

Bahuaja-Sonene National Park – tour Peru

Visiting Hours : Daytime. Location : 90 km from Puerto Maldonado (5 hours on a 55 horsepower boat). Madre De Dios The site was established to protect the only tropical wet savannah in Peru. It is located between the...

Tambopata National Reserve (Tambopata)

Tambopata National Reserve (Tambopata)

Visiting Hours : Daytime. Location : 45 km south of Puerto Maldonado (2 hours by motorboat). An alternative route can also be taken, 25 km over land (using a 4×4) to where the Infierno (Hell) community is located, followed...

Madre de Dios Festivals
Carnivals

Carnivals

Madre De Dios Begins: 01-February Ends: 31-March There are parades through the main streets of the city, as well as competitions between carnival groups and the election of beauty queens, Miss Manguare and Rey Momo.

NDO EDN DARI – Festival of My Land

NDO EDN DARI – Festival of My Land

Madre De Dios Begins: 27-September Ends: 27-September This fesitval reinforces Amazonian cultural identity through dance competitions, folk music, traditional food and mystic ceremonies (payments to the land and ayahuasca sessions) as well as a conference for Ayahuasca researchers.

Saint John Feast – Festivals in Peru

Saint John Feast – Festivals in Peru

Madre De Dios Begins: 24-June Ends: 24-June The festival of Saint John the Baptist is symbolic, since water is celebrated as a vital element in the entire Amazon region. People can listen to local bands and sample typical food from this...

Puerto Maldonado Anniversary

Puerto Maldonado Anniversary

Madre De Dios Begins: 10-July Ends: 10-July Over the course of a week, competitions such as regattas and motorcycle races, food tastings and beauty queen contests, are held.

Anniversary of Madre de Dios – Feasts

Anniversary of Madre de Dios – Feasts

  Madre De Dios Begins: 26-December Ends: 26-December The most important festival in the region, where celebrations begin the night before with parties, songs and dances. On 26 December there are civic parades, sporting championships and craft fairs.

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