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Puerto Ocopa is the capital of the Río Tambo district in the Peruvian Amazon.


Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

By boat[edit]

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.

By road[edit]

Bus or taxi from Satipo.

Bus from Lima to Puerto Ocopa (Lima - La Oroya - Tarma - La Merced - Satipo - Puerto Ocopa) - 12 hours.

Get around[edit]








Go next[edit]

  • 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.
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Río Tambo District