Tambopata Candamo – Sandoval Lake Lodge
Welcome to Tambopata Candamo, one of the most amazing places in the Peruvian Amazon. This peaceful paradise is located southeast of Peru and allows visitors to soak up the wonderful and special experiences that encloses the Amazon rainforest in Tambopata Candamo Sandoval Lake, while the spy jaguars , harpy eagles the plummet , plunge otters in water and countless natives provide sustainable resources that nature provides them .
Sandoval Lake lodge will let you know the history of the Tambopata Candamo region, one of the most beautiful and iconic places where wildlife still exists within sandoval lake.
In the Tambopata Candamo region is the headwaters of the Amazon River fourteenth largest tributary (Puerto Maldonado) : the mighty river Madeira, after 3200 km long joins the Amazon, where it empties into the Atlantic Ocean.
The Amazon River is the longest river in the world , is the largest freshwater ecosystem of the world and contains one-fifth of the planet ‘s fresh water. This region is also found near Lake Titicaca in Puno , the highest navigable lake in the world .
Amazon Tambopata Candamo Sandoval Lake lodge makes up the largest rainforest on earth. Home to half of the biodiversity of birds, insects and plants on the planet . The rainforests provide timber, fiber , food, fuel and medicines , but are unfortunately disappearing quickly because about 500 000 km2 have been cleared . It is known that if the rainforests disappear , excess carbon dioxide produced by the world’s industries , climate changes will affect the planet. Fortunately for the world, Tambopata Candamo is one of the moist lowland forests of Amazonia better protected .
An initial inventory driven by David Pearson in 1980 at the confluence of the rivers Tambopata and La Torre , reported a record in the number of animals, including 80 species of reptiles and amphibians, 533 species of birds, 77 varieties of mammals and 151 species of dragonflies and their derivatives . The Rapid Assessment Program , conducted in 1992 by the International Environmental Conservation confirmed that the area is extremely rich in terms of species diversity. Many years of research
In Sandoval Lake lodge Tambopata Candamo led to affirm that there are 103 varieties of amphibians, 632 of birds, 169 mammals , 103 reptiles and 205 fish . These studies were conducted in fourteen different places in the region , seven of which were in areas of tourist accommodation . In this area of Peru , have discovered new species of birds , leading to the conclusion that the existing inventory increase. In 2007 , a new bird called the Rufous twist ( Cnipodectes superrufus ) was discovered .
The innumerable variety of species in this region has helped deemed to Peru as the country with the largest mega world as it hosts 10% of the species on earth . Many of these are unique to this area, including the poisonous toad biolat (Dendrobates biolat ) woodpecker ( Picumnus subtilis ), the jungle fowl cacique ( Cacicus koepckeae ), the white-cheeked bird flycatcher ( Poecilotriccus albifacies ) , the squirrel sanborn ( Sclurus sanborni ) , among others. Tambopata is a stopover for many migratory birds, including the osprey ( Pandion haliaetus) and wide-brimmed harrier ( winged Hawks ) .