Macaw clay lick excursion tour 2 Days 1 Night

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  • Start In :Airport/Bus station/Hotel (At anytime)
  • Finish In :Pto Maldonado. At 5 pm
  • Duration :2 Days
  • Phisical Demand :Medium
  • Ages :All Ages 04 Yld
  • Group size :20 Pax
  • Tour code :2dCLAY
  • Activities :Bird watching, River Boat, Jungle Hiking
  • Attractions :Tambopata River, Macaw Clay Lick
  • Accommodation :Jungle Lodge (1 night)
  • Meals :1 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinners
  • Transport :4x4 car, Motor boat, Dugout Canoe
  • Language :English - Spanish
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4X4 car for approximately 2 hours to get the Tambopata river, Jungle walk to see animals such as pecaries, monkeys, reptiles and wonderful insects and much more.

  • 2 hours by 4x4 car, then motor boat for 10 mins
  • Botanical walk into the Amazon jungle
  • Night Walk around jungle lodge
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Early morning to Macaw clay lick, you will watch first a large group of parrots of different species, they arrive earlier and later you will enjoy one of the most beautifull shows of big colorful macaws flying over your head to eat clay. There are mainly 3 beatiful species of the most colorful and big macaws of america combining color reds, greens, blues and yellow
  • Early river boat to Macaw clay lick
  • Birdwatching a large amount of Macaws flying and eating clay
  • River trip and return to Puerto Maldonado
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Road trip to natural reserve, motor boat and walk

Day 1.- Arrival at the airport or bus station and transfer to our office for the arrangements and information related to the tour before leaving the city of Puerto Maldonado.

In case you have large luggage, we suggest that you repack and bring what is required in the Amazon rainforest. Then, transfer in a 4X4 vehicle for approximately 2 hours to reach the Tambopata River.

In this part of the trip, we took a motorboat to the lodge. After settling in the ecolodge we will have lunch followed by a walk through the jungle to see and learn. We will have the opportunity to see animals in their natural habitat such as, for example, amphibians, mammals, reptiles and wonderful insects.

On dinner, we will have a short briefing about next day activity

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Visit the CHUNCHO Macaw clay lick

Day 2.- We get up early in the morning, at 4:30 am, to take a boat trip to the "collpa" (Quechua word meaning clay with minerals) of the most popular macaws of the Amazon called Chuncho.We will make a trip of 1 hour and a half by motorboat, during the trip we will have the opportunity to see some animals such as, for example, capybaras, tapirs and it is even possible to see the largest cat in South America, the jaguar.Many travelers are witnesses and bring photographic evidence of encounters with many of these wild animals.After arriving at the macaw clay lick, we will first observe the arrival of large groups of parrots and parrots of different species, which arrive before the macaws to eat the mud located next to the clay wall on the river bank.We will find a camouflaged place as close as possible to better see the clay lick from our chairs to await the start of one of the most beautiful bird watching views on the planet.In a day of normal activity in the macaw clay lick, you will notice a great selection of these wonderful animals flying over you becoming an unforgettable experience.Back to our ecolodge, we will have breakfast and rest after an exhausting activity. Then we will walk through the botanical garden where you can see some fruits, timber trees, and medicinal plants.After lunch we will prepare for transportation back to Puerto Maldonado, exactly the same route, return to the Puerto Maldonado office and transfer to the bus station or hotel.
Hotels included on this tour
Hacienda Tambopata is situated in Tambopata reserve area. Each room here includes a mosquito net and an private bathroom with free of charge toiletries. Areas have electricity between 17:00 and 21:00. Some other rooms are usually lit by candle lighting. An everyday breakfast, lunch and supper are incorporated. At Hacienda Tambopata Lodge visitors will find.
Hotel Description & Facilities
Questions & Answers

What time does this tour depart from Puerto Maldonado and arrive back in?

Arriving by bus?

  • For people arriving by bus we start at 8:30 a.m  departing from our office in Puerto Maldonado

Arriving by Plane?

  • The first plane arriving to Puerto Maldonado is around 10:00 am and the last plane arrives at 4 p.m , so our first group will start the tour around 11:20
  • For peope arriving later than 12:00 pm we will start tour around 1:00 p.m, for LATAM  airlines arriving at 4:00 p.m we will start thetour as soon as posible

Already in Puerto Maldonado?

  • For people that are already in a hotel the pick up will be around 8:00 a.m and start tour at 8:30 a.m approximately

Peru jungle excursion list to bring on backpack

Backpacks

According to the trip notes, luggage will be hand carried at various stages en route to/from the lodges, and it's recommended that the weight per piece not exceed 15 kg (32 lbs).

Regular size daypack

Clothing

Go Lite rain jacket

Go Lite hoody (in case the nights are cool, also good for mosquito protection at night)

Mountain Hard wear short sleeve base layer

short sleeve t-shirt

3 cotton t-shirts

long sleeve base layer

1 pair of lightweight, convertible pants/shorts

3 pairs of boxers

2 pairs of socks, 2 pairs of low-cut cotton socks

hiking sneakers

Baseball cap (sun protection)

Bandanna

Electronics

camera w/soft case and battery charger

Petzl Zipka LED headlamp w/3 new AAA batteries

Miscellaneous

Binoculars

Toiletries

Sunscreen

Insect repellent (30{afe73b7fdb001a40b097e095d4709e462c1bb9f6d6fe61f7f2c1f9dad98ae2a8} DEET)

Optional:  Your preferred pills for Malaria prevention (it's present in Tambopata, but “extremely rare”)

Documents & Money

Money Belt

Passport and any required entry visas

Immunization yellow book

Proof of travel/health insurance

Cash – small denomination bills for incidentals, alcohol, souvenirs, and tips

Debit card

Credit card (back-up)

Useful things to know before you go
Questions & Answers

What time does this tour depart from Puerto Maldonado and arrive back in?

Arriving by bus?

  • For people arriving by bus we start at 8:30 a.m  departing from our office in Puerto Maldonado

Arriving by Plane?

  • The first plane arriving to Puerto Maldonado is around 10:00 am and the last plane arrives at 4 p.m , so our first group will start the tour around 11:20
  • For peope arriving later than 12:00 pm we will start tour around 1:00 p.m, for LATAM  airlines arriving at 4:00 p.m we will start thetour as soon as posible

Already in Puerto Maldonado?

  • For people that are already in a hotel the pick up will be around 8:00 a.m and start tour at 8:30 a.m approximately

What to bring for this tour?

Amazon Rainforest  suggested list excursion

  • Backpack rain cove
  • Mesh laundry bag
  • Toiletry bag with hygiene essentials
  • one quart largemouth water bottles (we will provide you with water so you can refill it any time)
  • Small headlamp with a L.E.D. bulb & extra batteries
  • water shoes ( We will provide you with rubber boots at Jungle Lodge)
  • Chaco o Teva type sandals
  • 1 bottle of DEET bug repellent
  • 1 bottle of sun screen (waterproof)
  • Clothing
  • 4 pairs of socks
  • 4 pairs of underwear
  • 1 bathing suits
  • 2 shorts
  • 1 rain jacket or plastic poncho
  • 1 long sleeve shirts
  • 4 short sleeve shirts
  • winter jacket and shell
  • 1 sweatshirts or sweaters
  • wide brim hat

Books:
Pocket size English/Spanish dictionary
Guide book for Peru (lonely planet, rough guide, or similar) At least 1 novel  to read
Optional Gear:

  • 1 set Gore-Tex (or similar waterproof breathable material) pants and jacket storm gear
  • Watch with alarm
  • snorkel, fins, mask
  • approach or summer hiking boot
  • Sunglasses
  • digital camera
Useful things to know before you go

Currencies accepted:

  • S/. Sol
  • $/. Dollar

Vaccinations:

There are no vaccines required to enter Peru.  If you decide to take medicines. These are suggested indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel.

  • For HEPATITIS B
    Recommended for Peru. Normally 2 months before travel.
  • For RABIES
    Recommended for Peru. Normally 1 month before travel.
  • For YELLOW FEVER
    Recommended for Peru. Normally 10 days before travel.

Electricity:

  • Depending on the accommodation in the jungle, electricity hours are limited during the day, most hotels offer several hours in the evening, usually until 10 pm, allowing travelers to charge their personal items.

Currencies accepted:

  • S/. Sol
  • $/. Dollar

Vaccinations:

There are no vaccines required to enter Peru.  If you decide to take medicines. These are suggested indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel.

  • For HEPATITIS B
    Recommended for Peru. Normally 2 months before travel.
  • For RABIES
    Recommended for Peru. Normally 1 month before travel.
  • For YELLOW FEVER
    Recommended for Peru. Normally 10 days before travel.

Electricity:

  • Depending on the accommodation in the jungle, electricity hours are limited during the day, most hotels offer several hours in the evening, usually until 10 pm, allowing travelers to charge their personal items.