TAMBOPATA RAINFOREST TOUR 4 Days
The Tambopata river basin presents one of the highest indices of biological diversity in the world. The Tambopata National Reserve is located in the middle and lower zone of this basin. Among its most common ecosystems are aguajales, marshes, pacales and riparian forests, whose physical characteristics allow local people to take advantage of natural resources. The Tambopata National Reserve shelters mainly aquatic habitats that are used as stopping places for more than 40 species of transcontinental migratory birds. The national reserve protects important species considered to be endangered and offers tourism a privileged destination for observing the diversity of flora and fauna.
Day 1: Puerto Maldonado - Amazon Lodge - Monkey Island
Tour guide will pick you up from the airport or from the bus station.You’ll then go to Palotoa Amazon Travel office to register (passport number and flight number).then, you’ll take the boat down Madre de Dios river to get to our lodge. After a one- hour boat ride, you’ll arrive at the lodge where you’ll be given a fresh exotic fruit juice. You’ll get the key to your room. After resting for a big, you’ll go for a two – hour walk in the jungle. Your guide will tell you about the lush vegetation (some trees are 500 years old).you’ll also have the chance to see birds (parrot, macaws…)monkeys snakes, butterflies… you’ll discover our wonderful jungle. In the evening, you and your guide will go for a boat ride on Madre de Dios River to look for caimans. You’ll spot the shiny red eyes of the caimans with a flashlight. You might also observe capybaras, the biggest rodents in the world. They can weigh up to 60 kilos. Back at the lodge you will be served dinner.
Day 2: Amazon Lodge - Canopy - Sadoval Lake
You’ll wake up early (5:30am.)To get to a canopy, that is 40 meters high. From up there you’ll see different kind of monkeys. from above you will have the opportunity to explore the Amazon Then, you’ll take the boat again to get to the Tambopata national reserve. After a 3 kilometer walk, you’ll discover the Amazing Sandoval Lake. It’s a real wonder, where you’ll see great variety of animals, such as birds, monkeys, sloths….after a typical lunch; you’ll go for a boat ride on the lake to see the animals from closer. if it’s a lucky day, you might see giant otters(animals in danger of extinction)or very big black caimans (the biggest one registered is five meter long).You’ll be on your way back to the lodge at sunset. Dinner. Free time.
Day 3: Amazon Lodge - Zip LinE - Piranhas Fishing
After breakfast, you’ll go for a short walk in to the jungle to get to Small River where you’ll fish piranhas. You’ll go for lunch time. After a nap, you’ll be taken back in to the jungle for a challenge. You’ll be experiencing zip lining, tree-climbing, etc…of course, a specialist will be with you to tell you adventure feel the adrenaline you’ll love it. Dinner
Day 4: Amazon Lodge - Puerto Maldonado
After a good breakfast, we will take the motorized boat to go to the parrot clay lick, there we will see some species of parrots that eat the clay,then we will return to our lodge to take our breakfast, continuing with our activity we will visit a family of native Indians of the jungle, there the guide can explain the coexistence of the Indians and their customs also the guide will explain to you about this activity, more later after lunch, you’ll head back to the city to visit the local market and discover some tropical fruits. our transfer will take you to the bus stations.
- Professional guide
- Entrance to the Tambopata national reserve
- Transport (from the airport to the port)
- Motorized boat
- 3 nights in lodge
- Rubber boots
- Food (breakfast, lunch and dinner) optional vegetarian food
- Drinks bought at the bar
- Other extras not mentioned in the program
- Light clothing
- Insect repellent
- Flashlight and extra batteries
- Hiking shoes
- Personal medicine
- Extra money