Sandoval lake Lodge Peru 4days/ 3nights
Sandoval lake Reserve : It is on the right bank of the Madre de Dios River, within the Tambopata National Reserve and east of Puerto Maldonado. Currently, with more than 24 thousand visitors per year, this lake is the most visited tourist attraction of Madre de Dios and the Peruvian jungle. It is accessed through the Madre de Dios River, traveling for 30 minutes by boat with an outboard motor and then a walk along an approx. 4 km The lake has an extension of 125 hectares and the shape of the lake is a horseshoe, it constitutes a portion of the Madre de Dios River that was abandoned by the main current. Its landscape is characterized by a large amount of aguaje palms growing on the banks, forming what is known as aguajales “, which give the lake its particular beauty, in the water mirror you can see the charismatic giant otters or “river wolves”, reptiles such as the taricaya turtles and large black alligators.Their waters are rich in fish, so birds such as the kingfisher, herons, duck needle and cormorant are seen in search of food. You can also see the paiche which is an introduced species from the northern jungle of Peru and can measure up to two meters. In addition, you can see on the shores of the lake the hoatzin, a primitive herbivorous bird known locally as ‘shansho’ because of the unpleasant odor it emits. In the forests that surround it, families of cotomono or monkey howling and groups of monkeys huasita, black machines are observed. Canoe rides through the lake are conducted by experienced paddlers, during which you can appreciate the vegetation and biodiversity of fauna that exists on the banks
- Length: 4 Days/3 Nights
- Lodge :Sandoval Lake Lodge .
- Type of service: Group .
- Location: Southern Peru, Madre de Dios Department, Puerto Maldonado, Sandoval Lake Reserve Lodge .
- Activities: Tambopata Peru Nature ,Sandoval Lake Reserve , 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: $613 .
Quick Itinerary of the Sandoval Lake Lodge Peru:
Travel Itinerary Sandoval Lake Lodge Peru
Sandoval lake Lodge Peru 4 days / 3 nights
DAY 1: PUERTO MALDONADO – SANDOVAL LAKE LODGE PERU .
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, turtles, caimans, after where we will stop in the monkey island we can see some species and then we are reach to the checkpoint of the Sandoval Lake Reserve and after passing a check, we start walking for 5 km (about 2 hour walk ) after arrive at Sandoval Lake lodge where we settled in our rooms, close to Lake Sandoval. The lodge has private baths and is within the Tambopata National Reserve which makes it different from other shelters where we guarantee you will see more wildlife and get in touch with nature. After settling visit the Sandoval lake taking a canoe paddle along the lake,
where you can see the giant otter (Wolf River) black caiman, hoatzin, herons, Kingfishers, etc. Return to the lodge for dinner, after dinner visit the lake again in the canoe with our flashlights or lanterns to see the alligators they usually marry the night, where we will show and explain and then return to our comfortable sandoval lake lodge
DAY 2: SANDOVAL LAKE LODGE – GIANT RIVER OTTERS .
Today we need get up very early in the morning enable us to be on the lake for sunrise and a hopeful encounter with the family of Giant Otters who frequent the lake and are most active at this time of day. Sandoval Lake offers abundant wildlife including over 40 species of birds resident to its lake margins, most of the fish-eating water birds around the lake actively fish in the early morning as well, and this outing should provide excellent
views, of the prehistoric- looking Hoatzins, These are easy to observe and take you many photograph of the wildlife where we will use our a paddled canoes after return to the lodge where we will take our breakfast , and then we take long walk in the deeper of the wildlife . which has a huge variety of flora and fauna,searching families of mammals ,reptiles , Birds , monkeys, peccaries , tapir , Tucans , as well as giant trees, and many air
plants like lianas that are growing together in good reciprocal way of live. Good chance to climbing up and sw ing on this like a real Tarzan. Great experience! During this hike our expert guide will explain about medicinal plants after back to the lodge dinner
Nocturnal activities night walk , we overnight in the Sandoval lake lodge.
DAY 3: SANDOVAL LAKE RESERVE – MACAW PALM TREE .
Another early wake up expects us today as we 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 called Macaw Palm Tree (Collpa de Palmeras) 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 4: SANDOVAL LAKE LODGE – BACK TO PUERTO MALDONADO .
After breakfast, we first board a canoe to sail over the Sandoval Lake and then we 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 Peru:
- A professional naturalist Tour Guide;
- Motorboat transportation to sandoval lake;
- Transfer transportation to the airport.
- Rooms with private bathroom 3 Nights in lodges; Sandoval Lake Lodge
- First-aid kit.
- Entrance fee to the Sandoval Lake Reserve;
- Meals: 3 Breakfast, 3 Lunch, 3 Dinner and drinking water (Please note: vegetarian option upon request for no extra cost!);
- Rubber boots for sandoval lake.
Not included in the Sandoval Lake Lodge Peru
- Any flight nor airport departure taxes;.
- Airplane or bus tickets.
- Travel insurance;
- Vaccination for jungle trips;
- Breakfast on the first day and Lunch on the last day;
- Tips to local staff.
What You Need to Bring to the Sandoval Lake Lodge Peru .
- Mosquito repellent (DEET 35 recommended as a MINIMUM!!),
- Original passport for sandoval lake lodge peru,
- 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.
OUR LODGE IN PERU – SANDOVAL LAKE LODGE RESERVE
SANDOVAL LAKE LODGE Peru 4 days/ 3 nights:
Sandoval Lake Lodge: Located in the Tambopata National Reserve, Sandoval Lake Lodge is perched above what many rainforest specialists feel is the most attractive lake in Peru, and provides access to one of the most biologically diverse areas on the planet.
Sandoval Lake Lodge: After breakfast, cross the lake by catamaran and take a short walk into the interior of the Maurita palm forest. Here you can view the impressive morning concentrations of parrots, parakeets, and large and small macaws. (Yellow headed parrot, Mealy parrot, Blue headed Parrot, Scarlet Macaw, Blue and Yellow Macaw, Red and Green Macaw, Chestnut fronted Macaw, Dusky headed Parakeet, Red bellied Macaw, Cobalt winged Parakeet, and Tui Parakeet) Cross the lake to explore a primary forest trail and to see the impressive ancient rainforest trees and lianas. As we walk, the guide will explain the ecology of the rainforest and its diverse flora and fauna. Return to the lodge for lunch. Afternoon at leisure to independently explore some of the forest trails using the trail map; or stroll through the medicinal plant garden; watch hummingbirds visiting the nectar feeders, or the tanagers visiting our fruit feeders. In the cooler late afternoon, board the catamaran to explore the lake, and hopefully experience a spectacular sunset over the lake. Return to the lodge for dinner. In the evening, look for Black Caiman on the lake, or go on a short night hike through the forest. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accommodations, Sandoval Lake Lodge)
Sandoval Lake Lodge Peru 4days/ 3nights
Sandoval Lake Lodge Peru – Rainforest Amazon: (Caiman) A throwback to the days of the dinosaurs, a rarely-seen Schneider’s Dwarf caiman (Paleosuchus trigonatus) displays its row of teeth and horny, armored hide I he first sighting of this caiman in amazon Peru . One of I he small Est of the caimans, reaching only a length of five and a half feet (1.7/meters), the Dwarf Caiman can be recognized by the set of double scouts that project
laterally from its tail. Admirably and successfully designed, caimans consist of little more than a large, fully-toothed mouth connected to a stomach and powered by a long, muscular tail front behind Schneider’s Dwarf Caimans feed on fish , birds , and other animals ,preferring to life beneath the closed canopy along small jungle streams – Sandoval Lake Lodge.
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