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Jungle tours Tambopata - Cusco

HeliconiaSandoval Lake Lodge is located on the high bluffs overlooking Sandoval Lake, within the protected Tambopata-Candamo Reserve of southeastern Peru. Internationally famous as the site of the world's greatest lowland concentrations of birds and butterflies, Tambopata offers an exciting and unique Amazon experience.

The Giant Otter or "river wolf", hunt for fish in Sandoval Lake for an exciting display of one of the world's rarest and most endangered mammal species. Blue-and-Gold and Red-bellied Macaws inhabit the flooded palm forest on the west end of Sandoval Lake. Brown Capuchin, Bolivian Squirrel, Red Howler, Saddle-backed Tamarin, and Night monkeys live in the forests surrounding the lake.

APU  tours offer 4 different jungle programs in Tambopata:

Itinerary 3 Sandoval paradize program

HeliconiaSandoval Lake Lodge is located on the high bluffs overlooking Sandoval Lake, within the protected Tambopata-Candamo Reserve of southeastern Peru. Internationally famous as the site of the world's greatest lowland concentrations of birds and butterflies, Tambopata offers an exciting and unique Amazon experience.

The Giant Otter or "river wolf", hunt for fish in Sandoval Lake for an exciting display of one of the world's rarest and most endangered mammal species. Blue-and-Gold and Red-bellied Macaws inhabit the flooded palm forest on the west end of Sandoval Lake. Brown Capuchin, Bolivian Squirrel, Red Howler, Saddle-backed Tamarin, and Night monkeys live in the forests surrounding the lake.

APU  tours offer 4 different jungle programs in Tambopata:

Just one hour from Puerto Maldonado (national capital of biodiversity) is located one of the most beautiful natural regions of the Tambopata-Candamo Reserve Zone. This lake allows for a pleasant look at the magnificence and splendor of south Peruvian amazonia.

Day 1 Reception at the airport and transfer to Wasai Maldonado Lodge. Short visit of the town. Transport by boat to the Lodge at the bank of the Madre de Dios River. Welcome and lodging in comfortable bungalows with a nice view of the river. Small walk to know the surroundings until lunch. Brief rest. Trekking through the jungle. During the walk you will see huge trees and a great biodiversity. Guides will give an explanation of the tropical ecology and will answer any question. After around two hours, return to the lodge to enjoy the sunset at the riverbank of the Madre de Dios River. Free until dinner.

Nocturnal options: recreation at the lodge, search of caimans in river or nocturnal trekking.

Day 2 HoatzinsBreakfast . Around 10 am. Transport to the Sandoval Lake. Your luggage will be send to your rooms at Wasai Maldonado Lodge. Visit to the historical ship of Fitzcarrald on the way. Continue our trip by boat until the access trail to the Lake. 5 Km. hike to the banks of the lake. We will have the opportunity to observe the great diversity of species of flora in this zone and maybe a troop of monkeys or other animals which live in the Reserve. There we will board a canoe to paddle around the lake enjoying the beauty of the landscape and observing the wildlife, such as kingfishers, herons, hoatzins (unique prehistoric looking birds) monkeys, etc. If we are lucky we could see the family of giant otters which live there. Lunch in the canoe or in a typical local lodge. After lunch we will have the opportunity to fish piranhas and swim in the lake. Prepare yourself for an spectacular sunset.

It is time to begin our return hike to the Madre de Dios River to return to Puerto Maldonado. There we will stay in the modern and comfortable bungalows of WASAI Maldonado Lodge. After dinner we will be able to rest or go around the town on foot, bycicle or motorcycle. We can enjoy the swimming pool and its cascade surrounded by verdant vegetation. Rest of the night free to enjoy the night life of this welcoming town.

Day 3 Breakfast and transportation to the airport.

 

Extension price: US$ 250.- per person (minimum of 2 persons)

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Itinerary 4 day Tres Chimbadas and Sandoval lake

Day 1 HoatzinsReception at the hotel  and transfer to Wasa Maldonado Lodge where you will be welcomed with a delicious tropical Juice. Accommodation in your room. You will then receive a short explanation about the tour in the Amazon forest ..  Free time until lunch to visit the tropical city of Puerto Maldonado and to make the last minute bought. After lunch we will embark in a motor boat to the Sandoval Lake, We will arrive to the lake after a guided trekking of 3 km. At a perfect time to enjoy the exceptional beauty of this lake and its  great biodiversity . It is remarkable the return of a large quantity of parrots and macaws  to theirs nets in the top  of the palm trees located at the bank of the lake. If we are lucky we will find the family of giant River Otters which live in the lake. At night we will search for caimans and then return to our Lodge at Puerto Maldonado. Dinner and overnight in the Lodge.
Day 2 Very early, after breakfast, we will leave to the Ese 'Eja Indian Village, there we will embark in  a motor boat  to make a boat river trip of 40 minutes until the  access to the lake Tres Chimbadas. We will hike for 2 miles with a guide observing the flora and fauna. In the lake we will pass the day exploring the banks walking in the net path  and paddling in the lake.  Lunch in the refuge, this lake offers the best possibilities to observe giant river otters, demonstrative piranhas fishing. In the night search for caimans. Overnight in the refuge.
Day 3 HoatzinsVery early we have a new chance to paddle in the lake to observe the noise of the awakens of wildlife and search for new contacts with the wildlife. Return to the refuge for Breakfast and return to the Tambopata River to take our motor boat to go to the Indian Village of Ese 'Eja people.  Transport by road to Wasa Maldonado Lodge at Puerto Maldonado.  Lunch and rest of the afternoon free, you can enjoy the swimming pool just beside the river or go for shopping to the handicraft's store .Fare well dinner. Overnight in Wasa Maldonado Lodge.
Day 4 Breakfast and free time until the time to go to the airport.

 

Extension price: US$ 325.- per person (minimum of 2 persons)

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Itinerary 3 day Tambopata Macaw program

The trip is intensive, full of adventure, with possibilities to find wild animals and the most attractive landscapes: The amazing macaw clay lick "collpa" in the Bahuaja-Sonene National Park and the wonderful Sandoval lake in the Tambopata-Candamo Reserved Zone.

Day 1 FrogReception  at the airport and transportation to the WASA Maldonado Lodge, where you will receive a welcoming tropical fruit beverage. You will embark for a 3 to 4 hour motorboat trip up the Tambopata river to WASAI Tambopata Lodge & Research Center (box lunch on board). During the trip into the heart of the rain forest  we will be able to observe clouds of butterflyes,  typical Amazon communities , while groups of birds pass over the boat and animals such as capybaras turtle and caiman.  Reception and accommodation at Wasai lodge.

Introductory  walk to understand rainforest ecosystems and see some of the amazing trees . Return to the lodge for dinner.

After dinner we will return to the river to search for caimans ( type of alligator) . We will enjoy diverse sounds of the jungle which will  accompany our first night in Amazonia. Sleep in the lodge.

Day 2 Frogwake early (4 am) and travel up the Tambopata River for an our and half to the Bahuaja- Sonene National Park. You will see a magical sunrise and it is a great opportunity to see animals such as capybaras, tapir , Jaguar, and deer in the surrounding virgin forest. We will observe ( from a save distance) one of the greatest spectacle of the rainforest: Hundreds of parrots, parakeets and macaws of various species, enjoying their diet of  mineral salts on a river bank. We will have  a hot drink and a snack whilst watching birds and go for a short walk to look for animals such as monkeys. We will return to the lodge to have a late breakfast and afterwards we will make the return trip in boat to Wasai Maldonado Lodge, in Puerto Maldonado.

and enjoy a tasty lunch .After we will leave and travel for twenty minutes to down the Madre de Dios River , them walk for a an our in the forest to the Lake Sandoval, a beautiful oxbow lake.   There we will board a wooden canoe to paddle  around the lake to see wildlife such as kingfishers, herons, hoatzins ( unique prehistoric lookingbirds), monkeys, etc, If we are lucky we could see  the family of giantriver otters, wich live at the lake. You will have the opportunity to fish piranhas and swinm in the lake. Prepare yourself  for a spectacular sunset. We return at nigth looking for nocturnal wildlife along the trail and them in boat back to puerto Maldonado. There we will stay in the luxurious Wasai Maldonado Lodge and enjoy dinner.

Day 3 Breakfast and transportation to the airport. end of the service

 

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Itinerary 4 day Tambopata Macaw program

The trip is full of adventure, with possibilities to find wild animals and the most attractive landscapes: The amazing macaw clay lick "collpa" in the Bahuaja-Sonene National Park and the wonderful Sandoval lake in the Tambopata - Candamo Reserved Zone. This program includes walks through the heart of the reserved area of Tambopata Candamo and the Bahuaja Sonene National park.

Day 1 JaguarReception at the airport and transportation to the WASAI Maldonado Lodge, where you will receive a welcoming tropical fruit beverage. You will embark for a 3 to 4 1/2 hour motorboat trip up the Tambopata river to WASAI Tambopata Lodge & Research Center (box lunch on route). During the trip we will be able to observe the local farms, while groups of birds pass over the boat. Opportunity to see families of Capybaras, the largest rodents in the world. Reception, accommodation at the lodge, and lunch. After a short rest we will have a brief introductory walk in the forest nearby to learn basic principles of ecology and hear some wildlife natural history Return to the lodge for dinner. After dinner we will make our first visit to the forest to observe the nocturnal life of insects, frogs of various colors, and an occasional encounter with nocturnal mammals. We will enjoy the diverse sounds of the jungle which will accompany our first night in amazonia Sleep in the lodge.
Day 2 wake early (4 am) and travel up the Tambopata River for an our and half to the Bahuaja- Sonene National Park. You will see a magical sunrise and it is a great opportunity to see animals such as capybaras, tapir , Jaguar, and deer in the surrounding virgin forest. We will observe ( from a save distance) one of the greatest spectacle of the rainforest: Hundreds of parrots, parakeets and macaws of various species, enjoying their diet of mineral salts on a river bank. We will have a hot drink and a snack whilst watching birds and go for a short walk to look for animals such as monkeys. We will return to the lodge to have a late breakfast, and rest. After lunch we will enter the verdant jungle on a special trail to observe wild life. We will then enter the territory of peccaries, deer, and others, with the possibility to hear or see the tracks of them, or discovering a troop of monkeys traveling through the forest in search of food. Time permitting, we will be able to enjoy a relaxing swim in the cascade of the cat. After dinner we can make another trip through the jungle, search for caimans or relax in our lodge surrounded by exotic nocturnal sounds.
Day 3 JaguarAfter breakfast we will make a trip in boat to the WASAI Maldonado Lodge, in Puerto Maldonado where we will relax in our bungalows and enjoy a tasty lunch. After lunch we will leave and travel for twenty minutes on the Madre de Dios River, to the access trail to Lake Sandoval, a beautiful typical rainforest lake . 5 km hike to the banks of the lake. There we will board a canoe to paddle around the lake enjoying the beauty of the landscape and observing the wildlife, such as kingfishers, herons, hoatzins (unique pre historic looking birds) , monkeys, etc. If we are lucky we could see the family of giant otters which live at the lake. We will have the opportunity to fish piranhas and swim in the lake. Prepare yourself for a spectacular sunset. It is time to begin our return hike to the Madre de Dios River to return to Puerto Maldonado. There we will stay in the modern and comfortable bungalows of WASAI Maldonado Lodge. After dinner we will be able to rest or go around the city on foot or on bicycle. We can enjoy the pool and its cascade surounded by verdant vegetation. Rest of the night free to enjoy the night life of this welcoming city.
Day 4 Breakfast and transportation to the airport.

Extension price: US$ 425.- per person (minimum of 2 persons)

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APU Tour is managed and organized by the economist Maria del Carmen Huaman Enriquez. She was born in the province of Ilo in the south of Peru, just four hours from Chile.


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