About this listing
Tambo Ilusión offers a unique experience. Our cozy cabins have very comfortable double beds. Enjoy a natural setting, the sounds of nature, our gorgeous lagoon and protected forest. Tambo Ilusion has been awarded Tripadvisor's Certificate of Excellence Award in 2015 as well as in 2016.
Conveniently located only 6 km from the center of town.
Stay in one of our five quaint thatched roof cabins equipped with two very comfortable double beds. Enjoy our gorgeous secluded lagoon and natural setting.
Located 15 minutes from Tarapoto center, airport and Awashiyacu waterfalls. Service offered in English and Spanish.
We have a gorgeous fresh water lagoon you can swim in and where you can observe many bird species.
Nestled in the Amazon jungle, Tambo Ilusión is a beautiful property of 14 hectares (34.6 acres) recognized by the Ministry of Environment of Peru as a private conservation area and as such belongs to the large group of Protected Natural Areas of Peru at the same rank as Pacaya Samiria national reserve, Machu Picchu, etc.
Tambo Ilusión provides a welcomed change of pace to travelors looking to discover the flora and fauna of the Amazon jungle and be surrounded by nature. The wildlife lives freely in this little reserve.
Spend two nights or more in one of our quaint and rustic "tambos" (cabins).
At Tambo Ilusion, we also offer additional services for a reasonable price such as laundry service, afternoon and evening meals as well as organize transportation to and from the airport, transportation to and from town and tours. Go on one of the many excursions we can arrange for you. We would be happy to assist with your travel plans. Armando can organize treks in our area.
Interaction with guests
Armando and his son Daniel are happy to share their unique home with travelors who are looking for an alternative to the usual tourist experience. We offer our guests an "experiential" travel experience. You will enjoy a vegetarian breakfast in our rustic house.
Tambo Ilusión is located in the rural area of la Banda de Shilcayo, Tarapoto. An 800 meter dirt road leads to the entrance of Tambo Ilusión. There are few neighbors.
Located 6 km from the main plaza of Tarapoto, 15 minutes away from the airport and 15 km from Awashiyacu waterfalls, the main attraction of the area.
You can get around by mototaxis (rickshaws) or taxi. It is around a one hour walk to get to the center of Tarapoto city.
Other things to note
If you are interested in doing tours in the area, we can give you recommendations.
Armando offers a 4 hour beautiful hike to cascades. You can book this tour directly with Armando.
Tambo Ilusión offers an intimate retreat experience. It is important to respect nature and the peace and quiet for other guests enjoyment.
No food is permitted in the rooms as it attracts the local fauna. Please leave all food items in our kitchen (even candy!).
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.
Esta propiedad selvática "Tambo Ilusión" es operada por Armando Rodriguez Tynan. Armando, un líder en el movimiento de conservación de la naturaleza en Perú es originario de Lima. Después de muchos años viviendo en la zona de Cusco, donde trabajó como fotógrafo profesional, guía turístico en el Camino Inca y como guía de rafting, viajó a Tarapoto y encontró una hermosa propiedad y fue amor a primera vista. Armando hizo Tambo Ilusión su casa hace 31 años. Él ha estado protegiendo su propiedad su bosque y fuente de agua durante todos estos años. En 2011, su pareja Johanne Delisle se involucro y desarrollaron un negocio de hospedaje. Hace pocos meses, el hijo de Armando, Daniel se ha agregado al equipo de Tambo Ilusión. Armando y Daniel trabajan juntos buscando lograr un modo de vida armónico con la naturaleza de la selva amazónica y están felices de compartir su hogar con viajeros que buscan una alternativa a la experiencia turística usual.