Tambopata & Sandoval Lake 4D/3N
Explore the Chuncho Macaw Claylick and the Sandoval Lake
Explore the Chuncho Macaw Claylick and the Sandoval Lake
With this tour, you are visiting the both places like the Chuncho Macaw Clay lick on tambopata river zone and the Famous Sandoval Lake in the Puerto Maldonado river zone (two different places).
Tambopata national rainforest reserve and a province of Madre de Dios region, southeastern Peru. It harbors some of the most biodiversity rainforest in the country (and possibly the entire Amazon basin), huge protected areas, and is home to several thousand people. Remote place, wild, but still easily accessible, this contrasting combination has helped it to become one of the global hotspots for ecotourism.
Sandoval Lake is considered the most beautiful Amazon Lake, an advised destiny by different travel magazines. Five farmer’s families live around the Sandoval Lake, who offer host service to tourist in their houses.
Arrival at the airport or bus station and transfer to the office of Do Adventures representative for the final talk about our tour before leaving to our adventure. In case you have big luggage, we suggest re pack to store the not needed items and carry just enough for the trip. Land transfer (4X4) wheeled truck to our destination for about 2 hours to reach the banks of the Tambopata River, if by river it will take more than 6 hours (just information). In this place we will take a boat to the lodge "Monte Amazoníco - Tambopata." Welcome and Breakfast or lunch depending on the arrival time. In the afternoon we make an introductory walk into the rainforest where we will have the opportunity to see animals in their natural habitat as amphibians, mammals, reptiles and wonderful insects, among others.
We woke up early, at 4:30, to leave for the lick of the world's largest macaw clay lick the CHUNCHO, a journey of about 1:30 am, by boat, on the way we will have the incredible opportunity to see species such as capybara, which is the world's largest rodents, tapirs, and you can even see the most beautiful South American feline, jaguar, many of our clients are witnesses with photographic evidence of encounters with these beautiful mammals. After arrival to the macaw clay lick see hundreds of different species of parrots that come to eat clay adjacent to the river wall. We will accommodate us in our saddles to wait to begin one of the most beautiful natural sights of birds in the world. A parrots are followed by 3 species of macaws most colorful of America, reds and greens, blues and yellows more gather to eat clay needed in your daily diet and eliminate toxins. On a good day of activity you will see hundreds of these wonderful animals flying over you. An experience for life. After breakfast, our boat takes us to transport back to Puerto Maldonado and transfer to the port where we will take the boat for an hour until our lodge welcome with a refreshing fruit juice of our region . Accommodation is given. After lunch, we visit the "Monkey Island", located in front of our lodge across the Madre de Dios River where we find different species of monkeys living on the island those species are the brown capuchin, squirrel monkey and saddle back tamarin;and return to the Lodge. In the evening we will go for caiman search, white alligators are typically found on sand banks in the Madre de Dios River for which it will need to bring a flashlight. Also, we may see some capybara too, back to lodge, dinner and rest.
After breakfast walk 3 km. In the midst of the dense rain forest and headed to Lake Sandoval(piranha habitat) one of the largest in the Tambopata National Reserve and stroll in a rowing boat where we will appreciate many birds of different species (shansho cormorant jacanas, puma heron, buzzards, howler monkey, brown capuchin monkey, tamarins and sloths). Maybe we will meet with the family of giant river otters (almost two meters long) that is in danger of extinction, return to the lodge to enjoy a typical lunch. In the evening we will one more opportunity to walk where we can appreciate diversity of species of insects, amphibians, reptiles and other nocturnal animals. - Dinner and rest.
At 5:30a.m. in the jungle Morning and a short walk to our canopy walk-way (optional), about 30 meters high, allowing us to appreciate nature from as high as possible, we will also have a panoramic view of the Madre de Dios river. From platforms observe different species of birds, including toucans, macaws, tanagers, orioles, for sure it will be a wonderful experience.
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.
• 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.
Private tours are available and priced by party size, write us for a private tour.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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