The lodge is located in the tropical lowland rainforest of Manu Biosphere Reserve. The Yábar family, from Cusco, established the lodge in 1980 which used to be a tea plantation in the 1970's. The property is primarily forested and sits in the foothills. The lodge is considered to be one of Peru's top birding sites. It's bird list contains 628 species and keeps going up, fast becoming one of the largest lists in the world. There are many species of mammals including tapir, pecaries, jaguar, puma, and 8 species of monkeys including the rare Night Monkey. Also found are many butterflies, amphibians, reptiles, orchids, and bromelians.
The Amazonia Lodge has 17 rooms with a total of 34 beds. There are 8 bathrooms with flush toilets and hot water showers. The Lodge offers a nice dining area, great food, lighted walkways at night, time for siestas, flexible schedules, an excellent trail system, and super birding right from your front porch.