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Puerto Ocopa is the capital of the Río Tambo district in the Peruvian Amazon.
Puerto Ocopa is around 35km past Satipo, and it's possible to take a boat from Puerto Ocopa downstream on Rio Tambo. This route is particularly useful in the wet season when the road can become impassable.
Bus or taxi from Satipo.
Bus from Lima to Puerto Ocopa (Lima - La Oroya - Tarma - La Merced - Satipo - Puerto Ocopa) - 12 hours.
- La Merced - Road.
- Pichanaki - Road.
- Pucallpa - Downstream (Rio Ucayali via Atalaya), 2 to 5 days depending on conditions.
- Atalaya - By road or by boat, downstream (Rio Tambo), less than 1 day.
- Satipo - Road.
- Sepahua - Upstream (Rio Urubamba, via Atalaya), less than 1 day.
|Río Tambo District|