Our four days Tambopata Eco Tours with a local guide takes you deep into Tambopata National Reserve. This Peruvian Amazon rainforest adventure offers an insight to nature and culture. Accompanied by our local expert, you will be hiking on many jungle trails and spot some distinct flora and fauna.
The two unmissable sights on this four days tour are Oxbow Lakes and Macaws Clay Lick. Tambopata Macaw Clay lick is the largest in the world. You will have the opportunity to spot all six species of Macaws and parrots here.
Tambopata rain forest is home to thirteen endangered species, this includes – giant otters, harpy eagles, jaguars and more.
Puerto Maldonado Airport or Bus Terminal
Depends on your flight/bus arrival time
Our crew will be picking you up from the airport or bus terminal on your arrival and will be driving you to our city office. Here you can leave your belongings that you may not need while touring the Lake Sandoval.
We will then drive you in our 4X4 to the boat pier. Here we will be embarking on a scenic boat ride to our lodge. On this short boat ride, you will witness the biodiversity of the Amazon Rainforest.
After relishing a typical Amazonian lunch we will start the Lake Sandoval Tour by visiting the Monkey Island. This is one of the unique places in the rainforest, as the name suggests, Monkey Island is home to 13 species of monkeys. Our local expert will be explaining to you about the life of different breeds of monkeys that inhabit here.
We will then take the rowing boat and head to the part of the jungle where we will be doing a canopy walk. You will have a spectacular view of the entire rainforest from the tree top. Once you have had your fill of this activity, we will return to Tambopata ecolodge for dinner.
Our chef will be serving a delicious and a native Amazonian meal for dinner. After dinner, we will be heading out for a night tour to spot some nocturnal animals, snakes and alligators.
After a typical breakfast, we will take our motor boat to the control point or puesto de control of Tambopata National Park. It will be an hour and a half hike from here to Lake Sandoval. This is one of the beautiful trails where you will be rewarded with sights of native birds and animals. Our guide will also be explaining the use of different plants.
Lake Sandoval is rich in biodiversity Here you will be able to spot giant otters, different species of butterflies and fishes among others. We will be canoeing on Lake Sandoval. We will then stop in one of the camps for lunch. After lunch, you can take a dip in the clear waters to beat the Amazonian heat.
At around 0500 PM we will be returning to the lodge for dinner.
After relishing a typical native breakfast, we will hike on the shore of a river to do some fishing. The river is rich with piranhas. We will be catching some piranhas and taking them back to our lodge where our Chef will prepare a local delicacy using it.
After lunch, you will have some time to immerse in the tranquility of nature and relax on the hammocks.
Later in the evening, we will be hiking to experience canopy walk and zip lining. You will be accompanied by a professional instructor.
We will then return to the lodge for dinner.
The last day of the Amazon Rainforest Experience. Early in the morning, we will be taking the motor boat to see the best of the Tambopata Eco Tours – Macaws Clay Lick. This is the world’s largest clay lick.
Every morning, hundreds of Macaws and parrots flock in to eat the clay from the cliff. The clay is believed to contain salt that has nutritive value. This helps these birds to flush out the toxins from their body.
After this, we will be returning to the lodge for breakfast. We will then pack our things and check out. On our way back to Puerto Maldonado, we will be stopping by a native island. Here our guide will be introducing the life and culture of native Amazonians.
Once at the boat pier, we will be touring you at a local market where you will learn about different fruits and vegetables. We will then drive you back to the airport or bus terminal with a brief stop at our city office.
We took a quiet boat early in the morning to view the wildlife, fish and just soak up the environment. Beautiful area. Went piranha fishing.