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Tambopata National Reserve 4D/3N

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Locations Visited

Locations Visited:

Tambopata National Reserve.

Starting Altitude

Starting Altitude:

183 masl = 600.39 Feet.

Highest Point

Highest Point:

183 masl = 600.39 Feet.

Group

Group:

2 pax min, max 10 paxs

Physical Grading

Physical Grading:

3/5

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Tambopata National Reserve 4 Days 3 Nights

Enjoy the Tambopata National Reserve for 4 days in the Amazon rainforest. Tambopata has a great environmental diversity, beautiful lakes, the macaw clay lick (Macaw Colpa) This reserve is one of the largest natural clay licks in the country with one of the highlights of the wildlife of Peru. Thousands of macaws and brightly colored parrots arrive daily at the cliffs to feed on mineral salts. Environmentalists claim that the great diversity of wildlife in TRZ is due to its location at the confluence of the Amazon lowland jungle with three other ecosystems. Here are at least 13 endangered species, including the jaguar, the giant otter, the ocelot, the harpy eagle and the giant armadillo.

Tambopata 4 Days

DAY 01: PUERTO MALDONADO – WALK – LAKE SANDOVAL – MALOKA SANDOVAL LODGE.

Upon arrival to Puerto Maldonado, one of our guides will greet you at the airport or bus station and will bring you to our central office in downtown Puerto Maldonado. There you will be able to repack your bags and drop off luggage that you wont need during your stay at the lodge. We will depart from Puerto Capitania, the local port, and will travel downriver for 45 minutes by motor boat before reaching Port Sandoval, the entrance to Lake Sandoval and the Tambopata National Reserve. To get to Lake Sandoval, we will have to walk 3 Km or about an hour (muddy in the wet season) to arrive at a small port, from which we will take a row boat for 30 minutes in order to reach the Maloka Sandoval Lodge. Once we arrive, we will receive a warm welcome with a flavorful tropical juice and after a brief introduction to the lodge, we will rest in our comfortable rooms. Once the sun sets, we will take a night walk equipped with a flashlight or head lamp to search for the night monkeys (Musmuqui), frogs, snakes and insects that are active during the night. Afterwards, we will return to the lodge for a delicious dinner and to spend the night.

Tambopata 4 Days

DAY 02: LAKE SANDOVAL – GIANT RIVER OTTERS – CAIMAN SEARCH NIGHT VERY EARLY.

Very early in the morning, we will roe aroynd Lake Sandoval in a wooden canoe in search of the giant river otters (the biggest in the world), one of the most important protected species in the lake and considered flagship species. Giant otters live in small and very territorial family groups and feed on fish around the lake in the early morning. They can eat up to 4 kilos of fish a day. We will return to the lodge for breakfast and take a brief rest. After breakfast, we will leave the lodge and will go for a walk in the terra firme forest learning about the medicinal plants, diurnal mammals such as monkeys, wild cats, peccaries and birds such as toucans and macaws. We will also learn about the ecology of the Brazil nut tree or chestnut tree that is considered an umbrella species, as it helpit helps protect other flora and fauna that inhabit the region. We will return to the lodge for lunch and s short nap. In the afternoon, we will canoe aroun Lake Sandoval to look for monkeys (cappuccinos, squirrels and red howler), and various birds such as herons, kingfishers, cormorants, and shanshos that live and feed in the forest around the lake. In the evening, on our way back to the lodge, using our flashlingts we will be able to see the reflection of the eyes of the black caimans that usually hunt at night along the shore of the lake. We will approach them to take photos and we will take about their natural history. We will return to the Lodge for dinner and to spend the night.

Tambopata 4 Days

DAY 03: LAKE SANDOVAL – PARROTS IN THE PALM TREES – FLOOD PLAIN FOREST.

We will get up very early to cross Lake Sandoval and walk about 20 minutes to visit the (Colpa de Palmeras). This is a special place where different species of parrots and parakeets and some macaws, such as the blue and yellow, scarlet red bellied and chestnut fronted macaws as well as yellow crowned, mealy and white bellied parrots gather to eat the dead wood of the palms trees, which is rich in salts and minerals (calcium, sodium, potassium, aluminum, magnesium and iron). This is a very important source of minerals that helps these birds with digestion and counteracts the toxins that they ingest from feeding on unripe fruit. We will return to the lodge for breakfast and a brief rest. After lunch, we will cross Lake Sandoval by canoe and visit the floodplain forest. We will wlk for aproximately 2 hours and will see enormous trees that are more than 200 years old, such as thw Shihuaahuaco (iron tree), Lupuna (kapok tree) and Oje (medical ficus tree); trees that grow only in this type of forest. We will return to the lodge for lunch and a brief siesta. In the afternoon, we will continue exploring the lake by canoe and will visit a 12 meters high tower that is located between the limit of the touristic area (2 Km.) and a refuge area (1 km) to watch the sunset. We will return to the Lodge for dinner and to spend the night..

Tambopata 4 Days

DAY 04: LAKE SANDOVAL – PUERTO MALDONADO.

After a very early breakfast, we will leave the Tambopata National Reserve, taking the same route as we entered, and return to the Sandoval port on the Madre de Dios River. From there, we will take our boat back to Puerto Maldonado. You will collect your baggage in our office and then, we will transfer you either to the airport or the bus terminal. End of our services.

Tambopata 4 Days

Includes:

  • Bilingual and certified Tour Guide
  • A briefing about the trek with your guide the day before
  • Pick up from your accomodation
  • Motorboat transportation
  • Mineral Water in the Lodge
  • All entrance and permits included
  • Confortable Matrasses and mosquito nets
  • Zip Lining
  • Rubber boots to walk inside the jungle
  • Canopy Bridge walking
  • A professional Cook
  • 3 meals per day in the Maloka Lodgee
  • Accommodation: 3 nights in lodge Maloka
  • Radio communications
  • Roud Trip Bus cama (Cruz del Sur) Cusco – Puerto Maldonado – Cusco
  • Availability of meals to your preference (vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, pesquetarian, etc)
  • First Aid kit
  • Survivor T – Shirt for each member of the group.

Doesn’t includes:

  • Any flight nor airport departure taxes
  • Vaccination
  • Extra expense if you want to buy things during the tour
  • First Breakfast and last dinner
  • Tips for the team (Is not obligatory but if you wish to do it, it will be welcome).
  • Original Passport
  • Travel Insurance card (you have to le tus know the name of your Travel Insurance company and you travel Insurance Number)
  • A back pack
  • Rain coat or Rain Poncho
  • Cold Clothes (For the first and Second day)
  • Bottle of Water
  • Sandals
  • Bottle of Water
  • Flash Light with extra batteries
  • Insect Repellent (30% Deet as minimum Recommended)
  • Towel
  • Toilet Paper
  • Sun Block
  • Sun Glasses
  • Caps or Hats
  • Binoculares
  • Rain Pants
  • Medicines for Personal Use
  • Personal use stuff (Face moisturizer, Handsanitizer, Tooth brush and paste, etc)
  • Camera with extra bateries (electricity available in some lodges)
  • Extra money especially in soles to buy thing along the trek

POSITIVE MENTAL ATTITUDE.

PRICES FOR 2021-2022
Number of People for GROUP SERVICE :
2 3 4 5-6 7-10
Price USD$ (per person):
400 USD$ 400 USD$ 400 USD$ 400 USD$ 400 USD$

PRICES FOR 2021-2022
Number of People for PRIVATE SERVICE:
2 3 4 5-6 7-10
Price USD$ (per person):
550 USD$ 500 USD$ 450 USD$ 450 USD$ 450 USD$

Price From

US$ 400.00 / Person

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