Sandoval Lake 3D/2N

Explore the Wildlife of this magic Sandoval lake in Tambopata

Max Height

.... m

Trip Days

03 Days

Type

Natural, Trekking

Difficulty

Moderate-Hard-Easy

OVERVIEW

Why Visit the Sandoval Lake?

Sandoval Lake is located inside the Tambopata National Reserve;it is an exceptional place to observe a diversity wildlife, like macaws, parrots, gazelles, common kingfisher, caimans, turtles, mammals and Giant Otters. Sandoval Lake is about 4.97 miles from Puerto Maldonado City, an hour approximately (including 15 minutes down river by boat).

Day-by-Day Summary

  • Day 1
    Puerto Maldonado - Jungle lodge - Monkeys island - Night Caiman search
  • Day 2
    Lodge - Visit the Sandoval lake - Lodge and Night walk
  • Day 3
    After breakfast Return to Puerto Maldonado
Starting From
300 USD
  • Duration:
    3 Days and 2 Nights
  • Tour Style:
    Walking, Cultural, Historical, Traditional, Narutal.
  • Hotel
    2 Night (Shared Room)
  • Camping
    0 Nigths
  • Difficulty
    Moderate-High-Easy(depends of your fitness level).
  • Transportation
    Bus, boat, Van, local car
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FULL ITINERARY

Day 1: Puerto Maldonado – Lodge – Monkey Island –  Night Caiman search

Reception at the airport or bus station and transfer to the office of Monte Amazonico Lodge for relevant information about the tour.
Transfer to the port where we will get the boat for an hour to our lodge. Welcome meeting with a refreshing fruit juice of our region. Installation in our respective rooms.
After a short rest you will have an introduction hike for two hours in the dense tropical forest, guided by an expert local guide who will take you through our trails to see a variety of trees that can have more than five hundred years, at same time you may observe some species of wild animals such as toucans, orioles, parrots, monkeys, snakes, butterflies, etc. You will have the opportunity to experience the magic of our Amazon Rainforest within the Tambopata National Reserve (278,000 thousand hectares protected under Peruvian laws).
After lunch, we will visit the “Monkey Island”, located in front of our lodge across the Madre de Dios River, at this place there are different species of monkeys such as brown capuchin, squirrel monkey, saddle back tamarin and white capuchin, all of them in the island after the activity we will return to the lodge.

In the night we go for caiman search they are generally on the banks of Madre de Dios River this time will need to bring a flashlight. With luck we may see the capybara the world’s largest rodent that can weigh 60 kilos impressive family of the Peruvian cuy; back to the lodge, dinner and night at the lodge.

Day 2: Lodge – Visit to Lake Sandoval – Night Walk

After early breakfast will do a short boat ride to the entrance of the lake Sandoval, after checking at the check point we will walk 3 kilometers (2 miles aprox.) to the Lake Sandoval (piranha habitat) one of the largest in the Tambopata National Reserve, after the nice walk the guide will get a rowing boat where we will have our navigation on the lake to appreciate many different birds and monkeys Species (Hoatzin cormorant Jacanas, puma heron, eagles, howler monkey, squirrel monkey, black capuchin, tamarins and sloths). Maybe we will meet with the family of giant river otters (almost two meters long) they are in danger of extinction and the largest alligator recorded over 4 meters long, return to the lodge to enjoy a typical lunch. In the evening we will do a night walk where we can appreciate the diversity of insect, amphibians, reptiles and other nocturnal animals. – Dinner and rest

Day 3. at 5.30a.m. Optional The canopy Walk-Way – Retourn to Puerto Maldonado

Morning in the jungle. The canopy Walk-Way, will let us to see the rainforest from a different perspective, at about 30 meters high, the bridges will allow us to appreciate nature from a high altitude, we will have a panoramic view of the Rio Madre de Dios. From platforms you can observe different species of birds such as toucans, macaws.
Breakfast and return to the city.

If you like, need a one day more before or after the tour in the Puerto Maldonado City, just write us to organize a hotel for you.


  • Pre- Departure Briefing
  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Transport for the Tour
  • Entrance to Manu
  • Accommodation (3 night in hotel)
  • Boat for the Tour
  • Specialist chef
  • Meals: 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches,2 dinners and Snacks
  • water for grooming
  • 24-h guest service
  • Binoculars
  • Meals Like: Day 1: Breakfast - Last Day: Dinner.
  • Travel Insurance, clothing and gear
  • Tips for our staff: Please note that our agency staff is well paid so please feel free to tip or not as you wish.
  • Additional costs or delays out of control of the management (landscape, bad weather condition, itinerary modification due to a safety concern, illness, change of government policy, political instability/strike, etc.)

• Original ID documents (Passport)
• A good backpack or day backpack to carry your personal things
• Waterproof trekking boots.
• 3 Long sleeve-shirts, sun hat, two pairs of pants for the trek, gloves, 3 pairs of socks, raincoat, 1 jacket, extra layers.
• Camera with extra battery.
• Sunblock, sunglasses, insect repellent.
• Essential toiletries, toothbrush, baby wipes, hand sanitizer, etc.
• Swimsuit for swim in thermal baths.
• Water bottle (no need to bring water pills).
• Personal first aid kit.
• Head lamp.
• Binoculars (Vortex 10x42, Buslnell 10x42, Nikon 8x42)
• Some plastic bags in the rainy season.

DATES & PRICE

Shared Tour

Estudent Adult
$ 320 USD $ 300 $ 350 USD $ 320

Departure Dates:

Every day

Private Tour

Private tours are available and priced by party size, write us for a private tour.

STUDENT DISCOUNT

Student Discounts ($20 off per person) apply to anyone who has a valid GREEN ISIC card at the time of the trek or is 16 years old or younger. For those using an ISIC card to receive the discount, we do need to see a copy of the card at booking. For those booking children 16 years old or younger, we need a copy of their passport at booking time. Please send all to info@doadventures.com.

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HOTEL INCLUDED:

This is a Basic Lodge and is based on shared rooms - either double, matrimonial or triple. If you prefer a single room you have to add $30 US per person. All the rooms include private bathrooms with hot showers and wifi. We can also upgrade your hotel if you prefer something a little fancier or we can do the tour without hotel, if you prefer to book the hotel for Aguas Calientes for your own. Please remember that the service you receive in Aguas Calientes will not be quite as good as Cusco.

HOW TO BOOK ?

How to Book

In order to make a booking With Do Adventures, you need to follow the next steps:

Step 1: ENTER IN A CONTACT.

It is always a good idea to contact us directly and confirm with our team before your booking. Once you are ready, follow the next steps.

Step 2: ACCEPT TERMS & CONDITIONS.

Is very important to read our Terms and Conditions, because when you book a tour with Do Adventures, means that you are accepting automatically.

Step 3: SEND US YOUR FULL DETAILS.

Please send us to our e-mail the required details like: name, last name, passport number, nationality, birth date, those details has to be same of your passport or send us your passport photo. In addition, you have to send us your arrival date, hotel name in Cusco, departure of Cusco and date for a trip.

Step 4: MAKE THE DEPOSIT.

You have to pay the first deposit required according each tour to guarantee your journey, this can be made by one of our Payment Methods . After to complete the payment write us to our e-mail about that.
The Final Payment: Is due at least with 2 days or 1 day before to depart, normally is due on the briefing time.

Step 5: CONFIRMATION.

Finally, after to obtain your full details and the deposit, our office staff will email you back a tour confirmation to guarantee your journey. We always send confirmations, so if you do not hear from us, check your spam folder or contact us and we will resend you. We are so excited to take you on the Trip and thank you for your trust in us.

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