Martín Zamora Tours
Tarapoto’s go-to operator for day tours and longer excursions to local lakes and waterfalls and cultural trips.
Smiley staff here can book numerous local tours and flights.
There is not much to do in Tarapoto itself, apart from just hanging out in the Plaza de Armas (also called the Plaza Mayor) or visiting...
La Fruta Madre
Particularly inviting juice bar; hilarious name.
Chifa Tai Pai
If you haven’t taken to jungle cuisine, this is the yin to its yang, an excellent chifa dishing out vibrant, hugely portioned...
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Lonely Planet review
An institution right on the Plaza de Armas, this place has (noisy) outdoor tables and serves pastas, Chinese meals, local dishes, meat, seafood, burgers and so on. The food is middle of the road.