Sandoval lake and Macaw Clay tour 4 Days 3Nights

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Description

  • Start In :Airport/Bus station/Hotel (At anytime)
  • Finish In :Pto Maldonado. At 9:30 am or (5 pm for additional)
  • Duration :4 Days
  • Phisical Demand :Medium
  • Ages :All Ages 04 Yld
  • Group size :20 Pax
  • Tour code :4dCLAY/LAKE ADV
  • Activities :Canoe rowing, Zip Line, Bird watching, Canopy Walk, Hiking
  • Attractions :Macaw Clay Lick, Sandoval Lake, Monkey Island
  • Accommodation :Jungle Lodge (3 nts)
  • Meals :3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 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
  • Cayman search at night in motor boat
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Boat ride to the entrance of the lake Sandoval, we will walk 3 kilometers (2 miles approx.) to the Sandoval Lake (piranha habitat), to see a variety of birds and monkeys species (Hoatzin cormorant Jacanas, puma heron, eagles, howler monkey, squirrel monkey, black capuchin, tamarins and sloths). giant river otters (almost two meters long) they’re endangered species and the biggest alligator recorded over 4 meters long
  • Hike 3 km Guided walk round way to Sandoval Lake
  • Rowing on traditional dugout canoe around lake and Lunch
  • River drive to Puerto Maldonado back at 5:00 pm
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Early wake up to see the Amazon forest, 30 meters high, the bridges to appreciate the jungle from the air. Then we will do the zip line. Transfer to Puerto Maldonado
  • Canopy Pending bridge and Zip Line glide
  • Transfer to airport depending on fligh schedule
  • End of our services
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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 transport back to Puerto Maldonado, exactly the same route, we will return to the Puerto Maldonado office to go to a second ecolodge located around the accommodation on the island of the monkeys.After accommodating in, we go before dinner to look for alligators (Alligators 3 species of them) in a motorboat in the darkness of the night along the Madre de Dios river.
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Hike and Canoe rowing on Sandoval Lake

Before breakfast early, we will make a short boat trip to the entrance of Lake Sandoval, then we will check in at the control point, taking a 3-kilometer (2-mile) walk to Lake Sandoval.After a pleasant interpretive walk in the nature reserve, the wildlife guides (Hoatzin, puma heron, eagles, howler monkeys, black capuchins and black alligators).In our canoe ride, it is possible to observe in the giant otter family of the river (which is in danger of extinction) and in the largest caiman, with more than 4 meters long, return to the ecolodge to enjoy a typical lunch.After lunch, there are some hours to rest or use the pool, before nightfall we will do a night walk around the ecolodge to see nocturnal creatures.With the security of the case and using flashlights to find diversity of insects and with some luck some snakes, then we will return to the ecolodge for our dinner and rest.
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35 mts high, Canopy walk way, tranfer out to Puerto Maldonado and airport

Day 4.- Very early in the morning we wake up around 5:00 in the morning to see the Amazon rain forest Tambopata from a different perspective, 30 meters high, the bridges allow us to appreciate the jungle from the air. Then we will do the zip line, the instructors will teach you quickly how to use the zip line.After breakfast, return to the city of Puerto Maldonado, ready for transfer to the airport 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

What to bring for this 4 days tambopata 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.