Itinerary of the Tambopata Tour
DAY 1: Puerto Maldonado – Lodge
After receiving you at the Maldonado Airport and offering you a refreshing tropical juice, start your journey of about 47 km of paved road and 17 km of rustic route, in which you will be able to see colonist farms and forests and a tropical landscape until you reach the Rio Tambopata to board the boat that will go downstream for approximately 20 minutes, heading to the Lodge.
On the route, you can admire the landscape while enjoying your Box lunch. It will be magnificent to see the diversity of birds; as well as meeting some capybaras, the largest rodents in the world; alligators and other wild animals.
Once you settle into the accommodation, at night you will do the first induction walk to get to know the ecosystems of the tropical jungle, enjoying the sound of nature and coming into contact with the beautiful place surrounded by various animal and plant species. You stay overnight in this beautiful environment.Don’t stop enjoying the starry sky of the jungle!
DAY 2: Lodge – Encampment
The song of the birds and the sound of the vegetation will create a beautiful awakening. We always recommend getting up very early to enjoy the sunrises on the trails or the viewpoint of the hostel.
All ready for the hike! After having breakfast, you cross the Tambopata river by boat and the excursion begins to observe mammals such as monkeys, huanganas, among others; visit local plantations and fish piranhas, returning to the lodge at approximately 11:00, where you can do some extra activity such as kayaking on the river, fishing or touring the place,
After lunch, you board the boat that takes you to the camp in the Tambopata National Reserve. On the way you enjoy the area dedicated to the conservation of species such as jaguars, caimans, capybaras, macaws, the machaco parrot and various birds; as well as for ecotourism. Possibly you will see an infinity of exotic animals from our Peruvian subtropical humid jungle.
Arriving at night we will install our camp on one of the beaches, to visit it later; enjoy dinner and light the fire while enjoying the night sky of Tambopata.
DAY 3: Encampment – Macaw Clay Lick – Lodge
Before the sun rises, you will wake up to the natural sound of the jungle, led by howler monkeys. The landscaping is wonderful, thousands of multicolored birds and the city break.
After drinking a coffee or tea, at 4:30 the walk to the Macaw Clay Lick “El Chuncho” begins, where you admire one of the most colorful and boisterous wild spectacles, which groups parrots, parakeets and macaws around a cliff of nutrient-rich clay. There will be the opportunity to see the rhythmic flight of these birds, as well as the wild fauna on the banks of the river or on the trees, while you enjoy breakfast.
You will leave back downstream to the camp, where you collect your backpacks and tents, heading to the Lodge through the Tambopata River. In this place you can venture on a zip line, triline, floating ropes; swim off the dock, walk or rest.
After lunch, start the ethnobotanical walk to discover and identify medicinal plants of the region and observe the vegetation, palm trees, giant lupunas and many other species.
At dusk it is time to enjoy a boat ride to see alligators and rest with the melody of the Amazon on the way back.
DAY 4: Lodge – Visit to Lake Sandoval
After breakfast you start a trip by boat and land vehicle to Wasai Maldonado Ecolodge, where you can have lunch.
In the afternoon you travel for half an hour, through the Madre de Dios River, to enter a wildlife sanctuary and one of the most beautiful lakes in the Peruvian jungle, Lake Sandoval, which you meet aboard a canoe of wood, to avoid damage to the ecosystem. Trees, palms and giant palms surround this place; you can see toucans, parrots, herons, giant river otters, turtles, alligators and birds like Hoatzin and Anhinga; as well as a variety of orchids, platanillos and ungurahuis.
You can take a guided walk in the forest and return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
DAY 4: Lodge – Puerto Maldonado
Enjoy the sunrise on this last day, after having breakfast and saying goodbye to the place, it is time to return to the Puerto Maldonado Airport saying goodbye to an incomparable adventure.
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