When arriving to Peru from abroad you will have to do it through the cities
of Lima or Cusco. Then by air directly to Puerto
Maldonado. The regional transportation is done by river or by air means. To
Puerto Maldonado the airplane arrived first and then the automobile.
Puerto Maldonado has the Airport Padre Aldamiz (PEM), small
and with comfortable facilities. It has a vaccination center.
From Puerto Maldonado usually you can find daily flights to the city of Lima, and there are also flights from/to Cusco.
It is traditional to find the "peque peque" (a motorized canoe),
"pecamari" (medium size boat with a little roof) and the
"glider" boat with a strong out board engine, some dedicated to the
transport of people and others exclusively for load, with regular itineraries or
can be taken for the particular service.
Puerto Maldonado has modern communication systems, telephony, mail,
television and fax.