Emergency & Important Numbers

Entry & Exit Formalities

The border town of Iñapari, 233km north of Puerto Maldonado, has regular border-crossing facilities to enter Brazil.

Maldonado Immigration Office To leave Peru via Puerto Heath (river) or Iberia (road) for Bolivia, get your passport stamped here (morning's best). Travelers can also extend their visas or tourist cards here.

Internet Access

Internet is slower here than in other Peruvian cities and costs about S2 per hour. There are multiple cybercafe choices along Velarde, heading southwest from the plaza. About half of the accommodations in town have decent wi-fi.


Perhaps unsurprisingly, Brazilian reais and Bolivian bolivianos have become much easier to exchange here since the opening of the Carr Interocéanica: ask where is currently giving the best exchange rate.

BCP Changes US cash or traveler’s checks and has a Visa ATM.

Casa de Cambio Standard rates for US dollars.


Post Office Southwest of the Plaza de Armas.

Tourist Information

iPeru Good office in the center of town.

Tourist Booth

Ayaadvisors Advice on places that hold ayahuasca ceremonies, plus general info about ayahuasca.