Cocha Brashco

Amazon Basin

Preferred over Cocha Juárez these days as a lake to spy wildlife such as the giant river otter.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Amazon Basin attractions

1. Cocha Juárez

1.73 MILES

Giant river otters are often seen on wildlife-replete Cocha Juárez, although tours rarely stop here these days.

2. Boca Manu

9.34 MILES

The long boat journey down the Río Alto Madre de Dios from Atalaya to Boca Manu, at the junction with the Río Manu, can take almost a day. Boca Manu…

3. Cocha Otorongo

15.64 MILES

A lovely lake enfolded within Parque Nacional Manu, with an observation tower to aid wildlife-watching.

4. Cocha Salvador

19.04 MILES

Probably Parque Nacional Manu's loveliest lake, at least amongst the part of the park visited by tourists, with camping and hiking possibilities.

5. Parque Nacional Manu

23.47 MILES

This vast national park in the Amazon Basin covers almost 20,000 sq km and is one of the best places in South America to see a stunning variety of…