Upper Tambopata Chuncho Macaws Clay Lick & Sandoval lake Tour
5 Days From $ USD 650.00
Upper Tambopata Chuncho Macaws Clay Lick & Sandoval lake Tourc
5 Days From $ USD 650.00
Tambopata National Reserve is situated in the Amazon rainforest and encompasses lowland tropical rainforests, riverine habitats, oxbow lakes, and clay licks. It is part of the larger Madre de Dios Ecoregion, which is known for its exceptional biological richness. The reserve is characterized by its pristine wilderness and is home to a vast array of plant and animal species, many of which are endangered or rare.
The flora of Tambopata National Reserve is incredibly diverse, with an estimated 1,200 species of butterflies, 1,300 species of ants, and over 600 species of birds. The reserve is also notable for its high concentration of macaws and parrots, which gather in large numbers at clay licks to consume the mineral-rich clay that helps neutralize toxins in their diet.
The wildlife in Tambopata National Reserve is abundant and includes iconic species such as jaguars, giant river otters, tapirs, giant anteaters, capybaras, and several species of monkeys. The reserve is also home to various reptiles, amphibians, and fish species, as well as a vast number of insects and other invertebrates.
In addition to its rich biodiversity, Tambopata National Reserve offers opportunities for ecotourism and scientific research. Visitors can explore the reserve through guided tours and experience the incredible natural beauty of the Amazon rainforest. Activities include jungle treks, wildlife spotting, birdwatching, boat rides along the Tambopata River, and visits to indigenous communities.
Efforts are made to promote sustainable tourism practices in the reserve, ensuring that visitors have minimal impact on the environment and local communities. The reserve also serves as an important site for scientific research, with scientists studying the complex ecological processes and conducting studies on various species.
Overall, Tambopata National Reserve is a vital conservation area in the Amazon rainforest, known for its exceptional biodiversity and unique ecosystems. It offers visitors a chance to experience the wonders of the natural world while contributing to its long-term preservation.
The Tambopata National Reserve is an impressive and biodiverse protected area located in the Amazon rainforest of southeastern Peru. Here are some of the highlights of the Tambopata National Reserve:
Tamboáta is home to an incredible variety of plant and animal species, including more than 600 species of birds, 1,200 species of butterflies, 169 species of mammals, and 103 species of amphibians.
Tambopata is famous for its clay licks, where large numbers of macaws and parrots gather to feed on mineral-rich clay.
The reserve encompasses vast expanses of pristine Amazon rainforest, offering visitors the opportunity to explore and experience the wonders of this unique ecosystem.
In Tambopata we can find many rivers. These canals provide a means of transportation within the reserve and also offer opportunities for activities such as river cruises, kayaking, and fishing.
Wildlife in Tambopata is Abundant, we can find species such as jaguars, giant river otters, capybaras, tapirs, giant anteaters and several species of monkeys.
The Tambopata National Reserve promotes sustainable tourism practices, with the aim of minimizing the impact on the environment and supporting local communities.
Upon arrival at the airport or Bus terminal, you will be greeted and transferred to the office of AMAZON GARDEN LODGE for registration.
If you have any luggage that you won’t need during your time in the jungle, it can be stored at the office to avoid any transportation inconveniences. You will then have the opportunity to visit the Plaza de Armas in the city and capture some photos from the Plaza Grau viewpoint, where you can admire the merging of two major rivers: Madre de Dios and Tambopata.
Next, you will embark on a 40-minute boat ride from the Triunfo Port to reach our Amazon Garden Lodge, navigating through the Madre de Dios River on a typical boat found in the Amazon jungle.
Upon arrival, a welcome meeting will be held, and you will be offered a delicious local fruit juice before settling into your rooms.
Kayaking and Visit to Monkey Island After donning life jackets, the group will board a boat and head to the kayaks to embark on this adventurous activity. For your safety, there will always be a boat accompanying the group. It’s a great opportunity to relax and take a dip in the waters of the Madre de Dios River, allowing you to unwind from the activities in the city.
Just in front of PERU AMAZON GARDEN LODGE, there is an island inhabited by a group of monkeys that are accustomed to human presence. This proximity allows visitors to approach them, feed them, and witness their coexistence with different species. It’s a delightful experience with these charming creatures.
You will then return to our lodging in Amazon Garden Lodge, where you can take a leisurely break in the afternoon, enjoying refreshing drinks from our bar. From the comfort of the hammocks along the banks of the Madre de Dios River, you can also relish the magnificent view of the sunset over the monkey island.
Search of Caiman (Spotting Caimans & Capibaras)
Once you have settled in, you will board a boat equipped with a float. This excursion will take you along the riverbank, providing the opportunity to observe alligators resting on the beaches. Additionally, there is a possibility of sighting other nocturnal animals such as birds and Capybaras, which happen to be the world’s largest rodents.
Finally, you will enjoy a satisfying dinner and have a restful night.
At 8:00 am, we will begin our journey to Lake Sandoval. We will board a boat and travel along the Madre de Dios River for approximately 20 minutes until we reach the entrance of the lake. Once there, we will disembark and walk for a few minutes until we reach the Lake Sandoval control post. At the control post, your entrance tickets will be registered and presented, as Lake Sandoval is located within the Tambopata National Reserve.
After the registration process, we will continue our trip with a 3 km walk that will take approximately 45 minutes. During this walk, you will have the opportunity to observe a wide variety of plant life and, if we’re lucky, various types of animals such as birds, monkeys, rodents, arachnids, insects, reptiles, and amphibians.
Upon reaching the shores of the lake, you can enjoy a refreshing swim in its majestic waters. You will also have the option to indulge in a delicious typical jungle lunch. Afterward, we will take a rowing boat and explore the lake. During this boat ride, we will search for birds like hoatzines, cormorants, anhingas, and, if luck is on our side, the playful River Wolves, which are the main attraction of Lake Sandoval.
In the afternoon, at a time agreed upon with your guide, we will leave the lake and return to the banks of the Madre de Dios River. There, a boat will be waiting to take you to the AMAZON GARDEN LODGE.
If you’re interested, there is an optional night walk available. Afterward, dinner will be served, and you will spend the night at the lodge.
Daylight Jungel Walk & Native Family Visit
8:00 a.m. Morning Breakfat, daylight jungle walk and vist of Botanical Garden known as Chacra. In our fast-paced modern society, it’s easy to overlook the existence of ancient cultures and their traditions.
This unique experience offers a glimpse into the customs of indigenous communities, providing a wonderful opportunity to directly connect with a family rooted in ancient traditions of warriors and hunters. Additionally, it allows us to support them financially by purchasing some of the handmade products they create.
Later in the day, we will continue with our next activity. We will board a boat and navigate to a ravine where we will engage in a rustic fishing experience, targeting fish such as catfish, maiden, sardines, or piranhas.
our trip day begins at 8:30 in the morning at the AMAZON GARDEN LODGE. We will embark on a 3-hour tour, 1 hours by boat to Puerto Maldonado and 2 hour-long drive along the interoceanic highway, followed by a less congested road that leads us to the banks of the Tambopata River. There, our boat and driver will be waiting for us to continue our journey by river, heading upstream for approximately 30 minutes until we reach our Lodge, During the boat ride, we will have the opportunity to spot various riverside birds, capybaras, and white caimans.
Upon arrival at the Lodge, we will be greeted with a welcome drink and a brief overview of the services available during our stay. After settling into our respective rooms, we can take a walk to explore and familiarize ourselves with the surroundings. Following a satisfying lunch, we will have a short break before embarking on a guided walk through a primary forest, which is home to ancient trees. Along the way, we will learn about the significant economic activities in our region, such as agriculture, mining, logging, chestnut collection (Brazil nut), and ecotourism. Additionally, we will have the opportunity to observe monkeys and other mammals in their natural habitats.
As the sun begins to set, we will return to the Lodge to retrieve our flashlights. We will then head out to observe alligators, capybaras, and possibly some felines that may be near the river, actively seeking their prey at night.
Following a satisfying dinner, for those still eager for adventure, we can embark on a short night walk to search for insects, arachnids, tarantulas, and, with luck, some snakes, armadillos, night monkeys, or tapirs in the vicinity of the Lodge.
This day we will rise early in the morning and embark on our upstream journey at 4:30 am, accompanied by a delightful cup of coffee. The tranquil boat ride will grant us exclusive access to the breathtaking sunrise as we navigate through the magnificent landscape of the Tambopata National Reserve. With a stroke of luck, there is a 20% possibility of encountering a jaguar or even an anaconda along the riverbanks.
Upon reaching our destination, we will be treated to a captivating spectacle of parrots and macaws, where we will witness firsthand why these birds, along with numerous other mammals, rely on the clay from the nearby wall as a vital part of their daily diet throughout the year. This extraordinary display will captivate us from approximately 6:00 am to 11:00 am. We will savor a delicious breakfast overlooking the Collpa Chuncho (Macaws Clay Lick)
After concluding our activities here, we will make a brief visit to the checkpoint, where we can explore a small museum to enhance our knowledge. Subsequently, we will proceed to our accommodation to enjoy a satisfying lunch and take a well-deserved rest. Later, we will have the opportunity to visit the Quebrada el Gato waterfall, where we can indulge in a rejuvenating bath and learn about various crops cultivated in the fertile land of Madre de Dios.
As the afternoon approaches, we will embark on a twenty-minute canoe ride downstream, followed by a two-hour truck journey back to Puerto Maldonado.
AMAZON TAMBOPATA JUNGLE INCLUDES:
IT DOESNT INCLUDE:
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING ON THIS AMAZON TAMBOPATA JUNGLE:
AMAZON TAMBOPATA PUERTO MALADONADO 5/Days Macaw Clay Lick, Sandoval Lake & Monkey Island
Group Size: (02 – 10ppl Average – 16ppl Maximum) / (Includes All as well as a Private Bus and Boat to Explore better)
Price based on (Twin Bed/or Matrimonial Accomodation) In PRIVATE BUNGALOW (Private Bathroom & Shower)
PRICE PER PERSON US$650 (Upcoming Trips 2023 – 2024) Daily Departures
Please if you are group over 06 people let us know to give you a good discount.
Please,Note: If you are 02 we can open a New group and Leave any day you suit.
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: Full Names, Passport Numbers, Nationalities, Ages, Gender as well as a deposit to secure the trip/tour.
For Tambopata National Reserve (Puerto Maldonado) – Manu National Park We do require a Non-Refundable US$100 deposit per person.
For Inca Trails Treks We do require a Non-Refundable US$200 deposit per person.
For Alternative Treks(Salkantay Trek, Inca Jungle, Lares Trek, Choquequirao) We do require a Non-Refundable US$100 deposit per person.
For Tambopata National Reserve (Puerto Maldonado) – Manu National Park We do require a Non-Refundable US$100 deposit per person.
For Peru Package Tours/Treks We do require a Non-Refundable US$400 deposit per person.
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