Amazon Trips Tambopata Lodge 4 days / 3 nights
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Extraordinary sights, colors, and sounds surround you on this true ecoadventure in the Amazon Basin of southeastern Peru—from river shore to treetops. Tambopata Eco Lodge From your base in a comfortable and contemporary lodge, you explore the rainforest on foot, by canoe, and suspended safely in the treetop canopy, as you learn about the incredible diversity of the Tambopata National Reserve, a conserved area the size of Connecticut that’s home to 600 species of birds, 200 mammal species, and 1,200 butterfly species! Part of an even larger protected corridor running from central Peru to central Bolivia that is home to over 40 ethnic groups, this is a perfect place to learn about the Amazon’s biodiversity and the efforts to protect this vast and precious region amazon trips.
Travel Itinerary Tambopata and Lago Sandoval
Amazon Trips Tambopata Lodge 4 days / 3 nights
Tours Day 1:
Lima / Cusco – Puerto Maldonado (Madre de Dios) – Amazon Trips Tambopata Lodge
Flight to Puerto Maldonado, and journey to the lodge. Following your morning flight to Puerto Maldonado from Lima or Cusco, you will be met at the airport by your naturalist guide and transferred to a dugout canoe for the trip up the Tambopata River to the lodge. On the journey the vegetation changes from colonized deforested areas to virgin rain forest. A box-lunch is provided on board. On arrival you’ll have a welcome drink and meet the rest of the staff. In the late afternoon you set off for an introductory walk into the “terra firme” forest behind the lodge (Trail 2), dominated by giant Brazil-nut and Dipteryx trees. Frequently seen mammals on this trail are Saddle-back Tamarinds, Brown Capuchins, Agoutis, Pacas, Blue-Morpho butterflies, Trogons, Toucans and many other species of birds. After dinner a night walk to find nocturnal animals or insects by the eye-shine a specialization for increasing the light and see better, about 50% of the animals are nocturnal in the rainforest.
Tours Day 2:
Tambopata Lodge – Hike to Lake Condenado
After an early breakfast you and your nature guide will board the motorized canoe once again for the short journey to the trail head to begin a morning’s exploration by foot and paddle canoe of the lake system of Condenado, rich in bird and aquatic life. A family of Giant Otters lives in the vicinity of the lake and are often observed. Birds abound especially Rufescent Tiger-herons, Great Egrets, Wattled Jacanas, Hoatzin, the noisy Donacobius and many others. Remember to bring your hat and sun cream for there is no shade out on the water. You will return to the lodge in time for lunch. The afternoon is for exploring the forest close to the lodge (with or without your guide), relaxing and bathing in the Gallucunca, a cool clear stream beside the lodge or visit our tree platforms, going up with ropes and harnesses for a bird’s eye view of the forest and for close-ups of arboreal orchids and the many other species of plants and animals that are never seen near the ground (extra cost). After dark you will go searching for caiman (alligators) and other nocturnal animals by motorized canoe along the Tambopata River. (B, L, D).
Tours Day 3:
Hike to Lake Sachavacayoc (Tapir Lake) – Amazon Trips – Tambopata Lodge
After an early breakfast you will take a short boat ride down river to the trail head. Here you embark on a longer trail which leads to a spectacular hidden lake, requiring the crossing of streams and swampy ground, past the giant Lupuna trees (kings of the jungle) which abound in this part of the forest. On the walk you are introduced to more aspects of the forest and its animals. At the lake itself it is possible to spot the elusive Black Caiman and Giant Otters. We return for lunch. The afternoon is free for relaxation and bathing (B, L, D)
Tours Day 4:
Amazon Trips Tambopata Lodge – Departure Puerto Maldonado:
Time to return to the city of Puerto Maldonado is scheduled according to flight time of the group. In the mornings you can see the wildlife that is particularly active at this time, are frequently heard howler monkeys or stop. Your guide will give support to his arrival in Puerto Maldonado and will relocate to the airport and assist you on your flight.. (B).
Additional days at Tambopata Eco Lodge:
Any number of extra days at the lodge, in addition to the above mentioned program, is possible. These can be guided or unguided according to your preference and interests.
During these days you can either, explore the trail system in more depth, going further a field along trails not visited before; repeat the lake visits accompanying other groups, giving you more time to wonder/paddle in your favorite areas; visit our tree platforms, going up with ropes and harnesses for a bird’s eye view of the forest and for close-ups of arboreal orchids and the many other species of plants and animals that are never seen near the ground or at dawn when the main activity of the forest begin with a sun rise. (Extra cost); Full board is included during each of these days.
Services included in your Trip – Amazon Trips Tambopata Lodge:
- All meals and accommodation from lunch on Day 1 to Breakfast on your final day (inclusive).
- All transport from your arrival at Puerto Maldonado to your return to the airport (inclusive).
- All guided excursions describes in the itinerary (including on additional days, if you wish).
- One night excursion on the river looking for Caiman.
Services Excluded in your trip – Amazon Trips Tambopata Lodge:
- Flights to and from Puerto Maldonado, The entrance Fee to the TNR aprox $ 25.00 per person, airport taxes. Any drinks you may purchase from the bar. Tips.