The Tambopata Reserve was created by the Peruvian government in 1990 and covers an area of 1.5 million hectares. The area includes several attractions such as Monkey Island, Sandoval Lake, the Lost Qocha, the Gamitana River, the macaw’s clay lick (a mud hill where parrots stop every day to eat it), and more. This adventure will take you to a magical world with astonishing sunsets.
Day 1: CUSCO - PUERTO MALDONADO - TAMBOPATA RIVER LODGE (L), (D)
Day 2: MACAW CLAY LICK or COLPA LOST QOCHA (B), (L), (D)
Day 3: PUERTO MALDONADO LODGE - SANDOVAL LAKE (B), (L), (D)
Day 4: PUERTO MALDONADO - CUSCO (B)
Early in the morning we will pick up you from your hotel and then we will drive you to the airport in order to take a morning flight to Puerto Maldonado. Upon your arrival, you will take a motorboat along the river Tambopata until you arrive at the lodge where you will be installed in your bungalow and then you will enjoy lunch.
After lunch, you will go for a short hike around the lodge and surrounding forest to learn about the rainforest ecosystem. You will observe several species of flora and fauna. Once back at the lodge, you will observe a great sunset and then dinner will be served.
After an early light breakfast, you will start an adventure in the virgin jungle. This journey will take you to the Bahuaja-Sonene National Park where you will observe different species of parrots and macaws gathering in the surrounding hills of “El Chuncho” to eat the clay. This unforgettable will be possible if weather conditions allows. In the middle of the morning, you will get back to the lodge to enjoy breakfast.
After breakfast, you will have time to swim in the pool of the lodge, kayak or fish in the river, or just relax in the facilities of the lodge. Lunch will be served at the lodge after midday.
After lunch, you will have an ethno botanical walk to learn the different species of plants used by locals with medicinal purposes. At nightfall, you will embark in a caiman search adventure since this is the time of the day when caimans are more active.
Once back at the lodge dinner will be served.
After breakfast, you will embark in an adventure to visit the Sandoval Lake. Your boat’s first stop will be a lodge located in Puerto Maldonado where you will enjoy lunch and you will also spend the night. After lunch, your boat will take you to the access trail of Lake Sandoval. At the lake you will observe several species of flora and fauna and if lucky the giant otter will also be observed. At the lake you will be able to hike for about 6 kilometers, paddle in a canoe, and swim at the lake.
In the late afternoon, you will get back to your lodge located in Puerto Maldonado where you will have time to rest and eat dinner. After dinner there will be time to walk or ride a bike around the city of Puerto Maldonado.
Early in the morning, you will enjoy your last breakfast at the lodge and then you will be taken to the airport in order to take a flight back to Cusco.
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We offer daily departures for the Tambopata & Collpa adventure.