Upper Tambopata Chuncho Macaws Clay Lick
1 Day From $ USD 180.00
Upper Tambopata Chuncho Macaws Clay Lickc
1 Day From $ USD 180.00
The Chuncho del Alto Tambopata Macaw Clay Lick is a famous natural attraction located in the Tambopata National Reserve in southeastern Peru. It is considered one of the largest and most spectacular clay licks in the Amazon rainforest. Here is an overview of this notable site:
The clay lick is located along the Tambopata River, in the upper Tambopata region of the Peruvian Amazon. It is located approximately 150 kilometers (93 mi) southeast of Puerto Maldonado, the capital city of the Madre de Dios region.
The parrot clay lick is important for its role in the ecology of various bird species, particularly macaws. Macaws are known to gather in large numbers at the clay lick to consume the mineral-rich clay, which helps neutralize toxins in their diet and aids in digestion.
The site offers a unique opportunity to observe and study these magnificent birds up close.
Bird species: The main attraction at the clay lick are the vibrant and colorful macaw species, including the scarlet macaw (Ara macao), the blue and yellow macaw (Ara ararauna), the red and green macaw (Ara chloropterus) and occasionally the Green-winged parrot (Ara chloropterus). These macaws, as well as other parrots and parakeets, create a spectacular display of colors and sounds as they gather in the trees that surround the clay lick.
When you visit the Tambopata Chuncho Macaw Clay Lick you will be able to observe them from very close up or from the assigned viewing points. These structures are designed to provide a safe and discreet vantage point for tourists and researchers to view bird activities without disturbing them. The clay lick is particularly active in the early morning hours when the macaws arrive, creating a cacophony of vibrant calls and displays.
The clay lick and its surroundings are protected as part of the Tambopata National Reserve. Efforts are made to ensure the sustainability and preservation of the clay lick and its wildlife. Responsible tourism practices and controlled access help minimize disturbance to birds and their habitat.
To visit the Chuncho Macaw Clay Lick of Alto Tambopata, travelers generally arrange guided tours from Puerto Maldonado or nearby lodges in the Tambopata region. These tours often include transportation, accommodations, and guided excursions to the clay lick and other attractions in the area.
It is worth noting that specific details about the clay lick, such as its current condition or recent changes, may vary. Therefore, it is advisable to consult up-to-date sources or local tour operators for the latest information before planning a visit.
Upper Tambopata’s Chuncho Macaws Clay Lick has several highlights that make it a must-see destination for nature lovers and bird lovers. Here are some of the highlights:
Spectacular macaw gatherings: Clay licks attract large numbers of macaws, including scarlet, blue and gold, red and green, and occasionally green-winged. It is a stunning experience to see the bright colors and hear the piercing calls when they gather in large numbers.
Nature observation: Clay licks provide excellent opportunities for up-close observation of macaws and other parrot species. Visitors can observe the birds’ behavior, interactions and feeding habits using specially designed blinds or observation platforms. This proximity makes for great photography and a more immersive experience. Natural behavior and synchronized flight: the arrival of a macaw to lick the clay is a spectacle in itself. They often show synchronized flight patterns, with flocks of birds darting from treetops and landing on loaves of clay. It is a remarkable sight to see their coordinated movements and natural behavior in such numbers.
Biodiversity: It’s not just macaws that attract clay licks. You can also meet other birds such as parrots, parakeets and toucans. The surrounding rainforest is home to a variety of flora and fauna, including a variety of monkeys, giant otters and many tropical birds. Beautiful natural beauty: The Upper Tambopata region has amazing natural beauty. Clay Lick is located in the dense Amazon rainforest, surrounded by tall trees, winding rivers and lush vegetation. The unspoilt surroundings and sounds of the jungle create a peaceful and enchanting atmosphere.
Conservation and Research: Tambopata’s Chunjo Macaw Clay Lick is not only a tourist attraction but also a site of scientific importance. Scientists and conservationists study the behavior, ecology and conservation needs of macaws and other wildlife in the area. By visiting Clay Lick, you can contribute to conservation efforts and support ongoing research.
Cultural Immersion: In addition to the natural wonders, a visit to Clay Lick provides an opportunity to learn about the local culture and indigenous communities of the Tambopata region. Many tours offer the opportunity to interact with local communities, learn about their traditions and gain an insight into their way of life. Together, these highlights make Chuncho Macaw Clay Lick in Alta Tambopata an unforgettable destination that brings you up close to the lively macaws and the fascinating wonders of the Amazon rainforest.
Get a break in the heart of the jungle at Tambopata National Reserve, where you’ll find the stunning “Sandoval Lake” and abundant plant and animal life.
Tour Schedule: Chuncho Macaw Clay Lick Full Day
At dawn, your hotel pickup will be arranged by the driver and tour guide. We’ll drive for approximately an hour to reach the Filadelfia community. From there, we’ll board a boat and travel up the Tambopata River for about 10 minutes. We’ll make a stop at the hotel to pick up more guests and birdwatching equipment, with a focus on Macaws and Parrots.
Next, we’ll continue our journey upstream for another 30 minutes. Along the way, there’s a chance to spot fascinating wildlife such as jaguars or anacondas. Upon reaching the Chuncho clay lick, we’ll spend over three hours observing the vibrant display of parrots and macaws while enjoying a field breakfast.
Afterward, we’ll explore the smaller branches of the Tambopata River, aiming to encounter diverse wildlife including capybaras, tapirs, wild pigs, monkeys, caimans, turtles, and various feline species. We’ll also appreciate the breathtaking natural beauty of Tambopata National Reserve and its rivers.
Returning to the hotel, we’ll embark on a forest walk leading to a birdwatching tower. Standing at an impressive height of over 45 meters (148 ft.), this tower provides panoramic views of monkeys, toucans, parrots, macaws, squirrels, reptiles, insects, frogs, and arachnids. Immerse yourself in the enchantment of Tambopata National Reserve and experience the pure vitality of nature.
In the afternoon, we’ll follow the same route back to the city.
AMAZON TAMBOPATA JUNGLE INCLUDES:
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What is the best time to visit Tambopata?
In Peru as in many parts of the world, there are good times, the time of the rain and the long time, but there are times when you visit Tambopata during the time of the rain, all of which will depend on what you hope to see and what you will experience in it. Amazonian salt. But we will explain to you.
How is climate on Tambopata?
In the Tambopata region is rainy from May until October, but you can lover at any time. The winds of visiting the forest during the dry season sound that the trails are not with so much mud, in the dry station it is easier to see the macaws and hay my activities of birds.
How is the rainy station?
The rainy season begins during the November months and continues until April, although these events are generally more frequent from November to December. At this time it is easier to see the macaws and the flowers in the clay collars.
Are there any safe animals?
If you want to see flowers and macaws, you can visit the animals at the dry station, with our Amazon Garden Lodge guides you can see more animals in any of my years.
What is the best moment to see monkeys?
If you decide to travel with your loved ones there are many possibilities to see you in any age of the year.
The monkeys are coming red, the Monkeys are red, and the troops of squirrel monkeys come with fruits around the lakes, The Spider Monkey is most easy to encounter during the season that sells to come fruit, but with our guides you will not lose them more peculiar animals
What type of equipment to take to the Tambopata tour?
We recommend not carrying more than 15 kilos (33 pounds per piece).
You can already have your heavier equipment at our new office in Puerto Maldonado.
What to bring for my Tambopata tour?
Can I flight Drones around Tambopata?
No, piloting drones is not permitted in our ecolodges because the wildlife and the forest is dense. Furthermore, we must respect the flora and fauna that may be affected by the drone and may also destroy your drone.
What is the recommended order to take your guests to the Lodge?
We are safe for you to travel with your children, because the experience of traveling in Peru is one of the most rewarding things, but we do not recommend traveling with children under 3 years old; children between 3 and 7 years old are most recommended, but they do not have any activities that take place in the early morning or end very late. But if you’re a child less than 8 years old, you might enjoy more activities; Please note that, if your children are unable to do so, the guides do not hold you responsible for the charge.
For other reasons, it is recommended to take a bottle of first aids that is suitable for use.
What vacations are required to visit Tambopata?
The Peruvian Amazon, depending on the climate that you are always recommended to receive the necessary vacuums, consult your head doctor in advance before knowing this information; Most recommended is to be taken between 4 and 6 weeks beforehand. If you do not require vaccinations to travel to Peru, the Center for Control and the Prevention of Diseases of the United States (CDC) has the following recommendations:
What happens in the case of a medical emergency?
All of our activities in the Peruvian region we have first aid kit to deal with the majority of cases that may arise.
All our new guides are certified, which means that they are prepared to deal with foreseeable emergencies (break bones or bites of snakes) but not complete emergencies (like an apprehension).
For snake bites, Until now unknown in Tambopata, we have extractors and an antidote in each lodge. In the event of evacuation, we must travel to the Puerto Maldonado. During the day, evacuations take approximately 20% less time than our regular ships. During the night, evacuations are expected to be approximately 30% more. In Puerto Maldonado you can visit a Clinic
Can I drink the water?
We provide natural water for 24 hours of the day, but we do not recommend drink water from the river, lake or any tree.
We have water for drink in many areas of the hotel. We Purify the water with treatment based on ozone. Drinking water is available in the hotel, and in the world, so we must use it wisely.
How is the climate in Tambopata?
In Tambopata, the daytime temperature varies between 78°F and 93°F (24°C and 31°C), but the average nighttime temperature is between 66°F and 78°F (20°C and 24°C).
From May to September, the frequent cold weather from Argentina can warm up to the south-west of the Amazon, raising daytime temperatures to 50°F (9°C) and nighttime temperatures to 43°F (5°C). In this case, it is recommended that the clothes are suitable for the cold and the cold weather for this time.
The November holidays in April are considered as the weather of the rain, with the rain that may persist for hours or days. During this period, 80% of the annual average precipitation of 3000 mm is maintained. Prepare for adverse climatic conditions and intense rain.
What type of soap and shampoo is recommended in Tambopata?
Following our environmental guidelines, we use exclusively biodegradable products, such as soap and shampoo made from Brazil nuts, which you can find in the bathroom.
In case of being allergic to the clouds, we advise, and we facilitate a lemon juice. Both towels and towels are washed with a biodegradable detergent, and the bathrooms are cleaned with environmentally friendly products.
Are there phones available in the Albergue?
We have phone available in our hotel! In case of emergency, we can obtain signal on our cellular phone
Is smoking permitted?
Is allowed to smoke in the lobby and bar, except during lunch hours. Please do not smoke in your room, at restaurants, on boats or during activities.
Are there security boxes in the Lodge?
Please request the security box to keep your important documents and papers. Avoid having valuable objects on view of others.
If you require guidance or proper use of the security box, do not hesitate to consult your route guide or the loaded accommodation.
What personal articles should be found at the Tambopata tour?
We recommend that you use a sunscreen, a battery charger, a small backpack, a water bottle, floor glasses, a bag holder, a passport, a waterproof bag and insect repellent.
What recommendations are necessary to save the volume of photos?
It is advisable to protect your photography equipment with a water-protected package. For constant humidity in the tropical forest, we recommend storing any losses in plastic bags and taking precautions when using them.
How is the electrician in the hotel?
The electrical supply varies depending on the location in the Ecolodges. It provides energy of 220 volts in specific times, and in certain areas it uses solar energy of 12 volts.
What are the necessary tips for traveling on the road?
Avoid traveling alone in the forest. It is recommended to cover it completely and use it accordingly. Please be careful to avoid snakes and hormones.
Do you want to have extra food for the tour?
We recommend taking a small amount of dinner in case you need an extra baby at the Lodge like refreshments, beer, babies and/or tips for the staff will be at your service.
In the round is the option of vegetarian nutrition in the Tambopata tower?
Please send us an email for our vegetarian options with your food requirements.
Are you safe in the Tambopata rivers?
We do not recommend enter to the rivers due to the presence of caimans and other aquatic animals. It is best enjoyed by the rivers in a box or in the shore.
I Can book for night excursions?
Yes, we have options for night tours to observe the night life. These excursions are guided tours and offer opportunities for worm species such as luminous insects, frogs, caimans and other animals.
To confirm the tour/trek we need you to send us your personal information using the form below:
As soon as you had sent us all your personal information as well as the deposit we will send you a Trip Confirmation by email.
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