Sandoval lake and Macaw Clay lick 4d/3n (Option A)

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  • Tamopata tours (14)

Description

  • Start In :PUERTO MALDONADO
  • Finish In :Pto. Maldonado airport/bus station/hotel
  • Duration :4 Days
  • Phisical Demand :Medium
  • Ages :All Ages 04 Yld
  • Group size :11 Pax
  • Tour code :PEM4dCLAY ADV
  • Activities :Kayaking, Zip Line, Canopy Walk, River Boat,Hike
  • Attractions :Tambopata Reserve, , Macaw Clay Lick
  • Accommodation :Jungle Lodge (3 nts)
  • Meals :3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Transport :Boat, 4x4 car, Canoe
  • Language :English - Spanish
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Road trip to natural reserve, motor boat and walk

4X4 car for approximately 2 hours to get the Tambopata river, we will have the chance to see animals such as for example amphibians, mammals, reptiles and wonderful insects and much more.

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Visit the CHUNCHO Macaw clay lick

boat to Macaw clay lick, a journey around 1:30 hours by motor boat. You will watch first a large group of parrots of different species, they arrive earlier than macaws to eat clay. There are mainly 3 beatiful species of the most colorful and big macaws of america, reds, greens, blues and yellow
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Hike and Canoe rowing on Sandoval Lake

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
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35 mts high, Canopy walk way, tranfer out to Puerto Maldonado and airport

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Road trip to natural reserve, motor boat and walk

Arrival at the airport or bus station and transfer to our office for the ultimate arrangements concerning the tour before leaving Puerto Maldonado city. In case you have big luggages, we suggest to re-pack and carry just what will be required in the amazon rainforest. Then transfer in 4X4 car for approximately 2 hours to get the Tambopata river, if it’s by river it will require a lot more than 6 hours ( just information). In this part of the way we get a motor boat to the lodge. Accommodate at lodge and go for a jungle walk around the lodge to see and learn about wildlife lunch based on the arrival time, we will have the chance to see animals within their natural habitat such as for example amphibians, mammals, reptiles and wonderful insects and much more.

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Visit the CHUNCHO Macaw clay lick

We wake up early in the morning, at 4:30 am, to be on an unbelievable journey by boat to the most popular macaw clay lick in Peru amazon. Which is “ EL CHUNCHO” macaw clay lick, a journey around 1:30 hours by motor boat, along the way we will get the chance to see some species such as for example capybaras, that is the biggest rodent worldwide, tapirs, and you may even start to see the most beautiful South American feline, the jaguar, some travelers are witnesses with photographic evidences of encounters with one of these beautiful mammals. After arriving to the macaw clay lick you will watch first a large group of parrots of different species, they arrive earlier than macaws to eat clay located next to the riverbank on the wall. We will find a camuflated place settle up as close as posible to best see Clay lick from our chairs to hold back the begining of 1 of the very most beautiful birding sights on the planet. The parrots are accompanied by 3 species of the very most colorful and big macaws of america, reds, greens, blues and yellow gather to consume the needed clay within their daily food diet and eliminate toxins. On an excellent day of activity in this macaw clay lick you will notice a huge selection of these wonderful animals flying over you. An unforgettable experience. Go back to our lodge, breakfast and resting time. Then We will walk through the botanical garden where one can see some fruits, timber and medicinal species.After lunch we will need us to your transport back again to Puerto Maldonado, exactly the same route, we shall return to the town. Get back to Puerto Maldonado office and transfer to the airport or bus station.
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Hike and Canoe rowing on Sandoval Lake

After breakfast will do a brief boat ride to the entrance of the lake Sandoval, after checking at the check point we will walk 3 kilometers (2 miles approx.) to the Sandoval Lake (piranha habitat) among the largest in the Tambopata national reserve, following the nice walk the guide will receive a rowing boat where we shall have our navigation on the lake to understand a variety of birds and monkeys species (Hoatzin cormorant Jacanas, puma heron, eagles, howler monkey, squirrel monkey, black capuchin, tamarins and sloths). Maybe we shall meet the category of giant river otters (almost two meters long) they’re endangered species and the biggest alligator recorded over 4 meters long, we will have lunch at the lake with a beautifull view of the lake rest for a while and go back walking the same way to the riverside boat again to lodge and return to Puerto Maldonado around 5pm
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35 mts high, Canopy walk way, tranfer out to Puerto Maldonado and airport

Wake up around 6:00 in the morning to see the Amazon rainforest Tambopata from a different perspective, at 30 meters high, the bridges allows us appreciate the jungle from the air, we will have a panoramic view of the forest. From the platforms you can view different species of birds such as for example toucans, macaws.Then we will do the zip-line, with this activity you will have an instructor guide, who’ll give as a complete instrucction of how to utilize the safety harness through the Zip-line activity, feeling the rush of gliding through the trees, this unfurgetable experience will last forever with you, there’s two cables than support a lot more than 3 tones, back again to the Lodge.- Lunch and rest. In the afternoon the challenge would be to kayak the Madre de Dios River along the way where we will be able to appreciate the amazon forets for the river and ofcourseget wet. Just after kayaking we will arrive to the monkey island . In the monkey island you will see a big group of monkeys that will get closer to you from tree tops if you take with you some fruits they will get closer and will try to receibe any fruit that you take with you, and many photografies will be able to take next to them. After that half an hour will be needed to get back to lodge, and then back to Puerto Maldonado city around 5 PM f bus drop off 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
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

Getting to Tambopata, by land, air? from Cusco, Lima or Puno?

By land
The road between Cusco and Puerto Maldonado is completely paved. So, what was once a feared multi-day trip on bumpy roads is now a comfortable journey that takes
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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.

How is the weather in Tambopata jungle for tours

The maximum temperature that can be reached is 91 degrees Fahrenheit (36 degrees C) throughout the day and nighttime temperatures can drop to 63 degrees Fahrenheit (18 degrees C).

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There are no vaccines required to enter Peru. The Ministry of Health recommends vaccination against yellow fever if it travels to areas of the country’s rainforest, the Puerto Maldonado area
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