Sandoval Lake Lodge Reserve 3days/ 2nights
Sandoval Lake is a lake situated in the Sandoval Lake Reserve, within Amazon Rainforest, in the Madre de Dios Department, near a city of Puerto Maldonado.
The reserve refuges diverse animals, for example, giant river otters, turtles, black caimans, monkeys, birds such as a prehistoric bird Shansho, macaws, parrots, cormorants, kingfishers and others. The reserve also boasts with a specific, which is the Collpa de palmeras, a special place where macaws and parrots fly down to eat dry palms that are rich in mineral salts, calcium, sodium, potassium, etc. These trace elements help them
- Length: 3 Days/2 Nights .
- Type of service: Group .
- Location: Southern Peru, Madre de Dios Department, Puerto Maldonado, Sandoval Lake Reserve.
- Activities: , Sandoval Lake Reserve Center , Sandoval Lake Lodge .
- Altitude: 139 – 400 m.a.s.l.
- Best time to visit: From March to December
- Departure: Check Travel Availability.
- Minimum of participants: 2 .
- Maximum of participants: 10 .
- Price per person: $420.
Itinerary of the Tour Sandoval Lake Lodge
DAY 1: PUERTO MALDONADO – SANDOVAL LAKE LODGE:
You are welcomed and pick-up from the airport/coach terminal of Puerto Maldonado by our Representative to take you to our office where you can leave your baggage not necessary for the trip. Then, we transfer you to a local port where you board a motorboat and navigate down the Madre de Dios River.
On the way, we observe various mammal species such as turtles, birds, lizards, monkeys, turtles, caimans, etc., until we reach a checkpoint of the Sandoval Lake Reserve and after passing a check, we start walking for 5 km (1 and half an hour) to reach Sandoval Lake where
we take a canoe bringing us to the Sandoval Lake LodgeThere, we accommodate ourselves and after lunch, we return sailing the lake in a canoe to see its typical inhabitants – giant river otters, black caimans, a prehistoric bird shansho, herons, cormorants, kingfisher, etc. Then, we return to the lodge for dinner to later get back to the lake again, this time to undertake anevening caiman observation, as caimans are nocturnal animals. Our professional naturalist Tour Guide shows and explains us about these animals. We overnight in the Sandoval Lake lodge.
DAY 2: SANDOVAL LAKE LODGE – MACAW PALM TREE – RAINFOREST WALK :
Today, we wake up very early to go to the surroundings of the Sandoval Lake where huge number of various palms grow in its water creating an area of marsh.
This place is Macaw Palm Tree and it attracts various macaw species and other parrots to eat sawdust of its palms as it contains sodium, calcium, potassium and other minerals helping them to digest. Then, we go back to the lodge to be given breakfast. Later, we take a next trip going to observe stunning flora and fauna of the Sandoval Lake Reserve.
We can appreciate monkeys, deer, wild boars, tapirs or spectacled bears, just to name a few. For lunch, we get back to the lodge. Afterwards, we have given some time off to rest or enjoy a bath in the Sandoval Lake (no worries, there are no piranhas or other danger animals during the day). Then, we board a canoe to cross the lake to a place where we can better appreciate a beautiful sunset above the lake! At 7 pm, we return to the lodge for dinner while waiting for the moonlight, a suitable time to go watching caimans again! An overnight is in the Sandoval Lake lodge.
DAY 3: SANDOVAL LAKE LODGE – MACAW PALM TREE – PUERTO MALDONADO:
After breakfast, we first board a canoe to sail over the Sandoval Lake to later walk back to the checkpoint and from there, we continue sailing the Madre de Dios River by a motorboat towards Puerto Maldonado.
We pick our baggage up in our office and then, we are transferred either to the airport or the coach terminal.
End of service
You need to be vaccinated against Yellow Fever as well as to bring some anti-malaria tablets with you!!
Included in the Sandoval Lake Lodge:
- A professional naturalist tour guide;
- Motorboat transportation;
- Transfer transportation to the airport.
- Rooms with private bathroom 2 Nights in Sandoval Lake Lodge
- First-aid kit.
- Entrance fee to the Sandoval Lake Reserve;
- Meals: 2 Breakfast, 2 Lunch, 2 Dinner and drinking water (Please note: vegetarian option upon request for no extra cost!);
- Rubber boots.
Not included in the Sandoval Lake Lodge:
- Any flight nor airport departure taxes;
- Breakfast on the first day and Lunch on the last day;
- Travel insurance
- Tips to local staff.
What to take with you to the Sandoval Lake Lodge:
- Mosquito repellent (DEET 35 recommended as a MINIMUM!!),
- Original passport,
- Small backpack,
- Long sleeved cotton shirts (preferably green coloured),
- Long cotton trousers,
- Cotton long socks (to be put into your trousers),
- Comfortable walking shoes,
- Sandals or light shoes,
- Rain gear (e.g. rain poncho),
- Binoculars (we also rent it),
- Camera and its charger,
- Plastic bags to be used for clothes and a camera,
- A hat as a protection against the Sun or rain,
- Small towel,
- Toilet paper,
- Antibacterial gel,
- Sun cream,
- Flashlight (with spare bulb and batteries),
- A bottled water (1 litre as a minimum),
- Pocket money (Soles) to buy some beverages and souvenirs as well as to tip.
SANDOVAL LAKE LODGE – 3 days/ 2 nights:
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Sandoval Lake Lodge 3days: Amazon Rainforest : (Amale Red Howler Monkey) (A/ouatta senicu/us) sends an ear-splitting roar through the forest canopy as two other howlers look on. Red Howler Monkeys commonly howl in the early morning, during rainstorms, and late in the afternoon. A howling session usually begins when a male starts issuing a series of deep grunts that gradually break into a long, horrific-sounding roar. Females
often join In with higher-pitched roars of their own. The purpose of the roars, which can be heard for miles, is to alert other Red Howler Monkeys to the troop’s location, thereby reducing potential territorial conflicts. Once having finished their early-morning roars, the howlers then quietly spend the remainder of their day feeding unobtrusively on leaves – Tambopata Lodge.
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