Amazon Expedition – Delighted Island 4 days: Madre de Dios is also a region with a high diversity and abundance of large mammals, both terrestrial and arboreal. These species use wetlands (lakes and aguales) as important areas for food, growth, reproduction and shelter. Moreover many of them are a important source of protein for local people who practice hunting in these habitats. Among the most representative species are: the wolf (Pteronura brasiliensis), the tapir or tapir (Tapirus terrestris), parrots, macaws clay lick, peccaries (Tayassu tajacu and Tayassu peccary), the red deer (Mazama americana), the giant anteater (Mirmecophaga tridactyla), capybara (hidrochaeris hidrochaeris). Besides the presence of numerous species of bats, small rodents and marsupials.
Detailed Itinerary with Sandoval Lake Lodge
Amazon Expedition – Delighted Island 4 days / 3 nights
Tours Day 1:
Puerto Maldonado – huitoto Lake Lodge
At the airport in Puerto Maldonado we will receive an official guide for Tourism, belonging to the staff of the hostel.
We will go to the Maze District, where we expect a outboard boat, where we will travel by the Rio Madre de Dios about two hours, where we will taste a typical box lunch.
To reach the access point LAKE huitoto will walk 15 minutes; where we board a catamaran to the hostel by the lake, enjoying the exuberant biodiversity that surrounds us.
Welcome and introductory talk at Delighted Island Lodge is on Lake Huitoto, which will be our place of rest.
Dinner: Lodge Dining Room
Night walk, to appreciate the wildlife that lies awake at this hour of the night, we will see birds, mammals and insects.
Tours Day 2:
Dawn Huitoto Lake Lodge – Aguajal – Macaw Clay Lick
Early on you will enjoy a beautiful sunrise stroll by the lake to our will taste and where the songs of birds like macaws as well as listen and appreciate from the shore several species of monkeys.
Breakfast: Dining Room Lodge
By midmorning we will walk through the swamp trail to appreciate the vegetation and fauna of this vast swamp, habitat especially parrots and macaws, this hike will last approximately an hour and a half.
Lunch: Lodge Dining Room.
Cross the lake to hike the trails of the Delighted Island, a name that is given a large area that is in the middle of the lake; where we will see giant trees, insects, birds and monkeys like the howler monkey, capuchin, spider monkey and then go piranha fishing, which will be returned to the lake, the catamaran will be a need to appreciate the sunset in the sunset.
Dinner: Lodge Dining Room.
Night out catamaran to appreciate the amount of alligators that houses the LAKE huitoto, but not before receiving a little chat about alligators; we can also enjoy all the sounds of the Amazon and witness the best starry sky.
Tours Day 3:
Trocha Lupuna – Lick Mammals – Delighted Island – Trail Makisapa – Lake Huitoto
Breakfast: Dining Lodge.
Walk on the trail LUPUNA and appreciating the lush and beautiful wildlife to see primary Flora, medicinal plants and wildlife of the medium and mammalian COLLPA can see where you have the opportunity to see peccaries, collared peccary, tapir.
Lunch: Lodge Dining Room:
Visit the ENCHANTED ISLAND and MAKISAPA trail to see howler monkeys as Coto, Maquisapa, Shansho, birds, insects and stunning flora and giant trees such as kapok (Ceiba).
Dinner: Lodge Dining Room.
Night out catamaran to appreciate the amount of alligators that houses the LAKE huitoto.
Tours Day 4:
Huitoto Lake Lodge – Port of Labyrinth – Puerto Maldonado
Breakfast: Dining Room Travel Lodge and return at 5 a. m. canoe for two hours to the port of Laberinto, then transfer by car to the airport.
Included in Amazon Expedition – Enchanted Island 4 days:
Airport ground transportation Puerto Maldonado – Labyrinth and vice versa.
Transfer riverboat Outboard Labyrinth – Huitoto and vice versa.
Fluvial catamaran transfer to Lodge and vice versa.
Feeding the three days. (You have vegetarian option).
Environmental interpreter, official guide in English.
Rubber boots with advance information.
Not included in Amazon Expedition – Enchanted Island:
Walking to the city of Puerto Maldonado.
Recommendations for the trip to the amazon expeditions:
What to bring ?.
Light clothes for jungle pants, long sleeves.
ENCHANTED ISLAND LODGE
LAKE huitoto is a Conservation Area Regional representing a biodiverse, beautiful and one of the best preserved in the Peruvian Amazon and Madre de Dios ecosystem – TAMBOPATA.
The huitoto LAKE is in the Maze district province of Tambopata, Madre de Dios department.
Puerto Maldonado – Labyrinth Puerto Rosario; 2 hours overland, Interoceanic Highway.
Labyrinth Huitoto Puerto Rosario to 2 hours waterway industry, outboard.
Sector Huitoto – Enchanted Island Lodge via catamaran 1 hour.
LODGE has 5 spacious cabins, each with own toilets; a large dining room and kitchen. Also suitable and above all very friendly staff. Water service manantial- -of all day, electricity (18h00-21h00 motor), septic tank. In addition we have our own boats and catamarans.