Wild Amazon Expedition 5D/4N Cod: 432
The whole year
5 Days / 4 Nights
Small groups between 4 to 8 people as maximum (customized service)
Places to visit:
Day 01.- Transfer to Wasaí Tambopata Lodge
Day 02.- Night at the campsit.
Day 03.- Visit Macaw Clay Lick.
Day 04.- Visit Lake Sandoval.
Day 05.- Transfer Out
Day 01.-Transfer to Wasaí Tambopata Lodge
Arrive in the jungle town of Puerto Maldonado. You will be met at the airport and transferred to the WASAÍ Maldonado Ecolodge. After a refreshing drink you will make the 3 ½ hours journey up the Tambopata River into the primary rainforest of the Tambopata Reserve Zone with the opportunity to see local communities and wildlife along the banks of the river. You will arrive at the WASAI Tambopata Lodge in the late afternoon. After refreshments you will go on a short introductory night walk into the forest to look for some of the nocturnal creatures. Overnight at WASAI Tambopata Lodge. (BL, D).
Day 02.-Night at the campsite
You will awake in a beautiful natural environment with the chanting of the oriole sand other exotic birds. Those who wake up early will be able to contemplate the landscape and take amazing pictures in the paths within the lodge or from our viewpoint, while enjoying a freshly filtered coffee or some infusion After breakfast, we will cross the
Tambopata river by boat and start a trekking by one of the trails of WASAI's private conservation concession With some luck, we will be able to watch some mammals (monkeys, huanganas, etc) on the way. We will also take advantage of this ride and try to fish some piranhas and visit some local lantations. We return to the lodge at around 11.00 am. Those who wish to go kayaking on the river or go fishing some of the 250 species that inhabit the river. After lunch, we will embark the boat and head to the Bahuaja Sonene National Park where our campsite is located. During the journey we will pass through beautiful and pristine land scapes, with few or none human presence whatsoever, areas destined exclusively to conservation and echo - tourism, giving us an excellent opportunity to watch birds and animals such as capybaras, jaguars, turtles, caimans, etc.
Day 03.- Visit Macaw Clay Lick
We will be awakened by the sounds of the howler monkeys by dawn, soon to be joined by the sound of other animals waking up and birds flying across the morning red sky. We will take a light coffee or some infusion to start our 25 minute ride upstream headed to the El Chuncho Great Macaw Claylick, inside the Bahuaja Sonene National Park. We will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful scenery of one of the most pristine forests in the world and watch some wild fauna at the river Banks, such as capybaras,
river turtles and caimans. At our arrival, if the weather conditions are favorable, we will be the privileged spectators of one of the most amazing shows of wildlife: hundreds of parrots and macaws gather together to feed from the clay of the cliff, offering a great show of colors and sounds. A unique experience that you will never forget! Once the walk is over we will initiate our way back downstream the Tambopata River, towards the Campsite where we will share a more consistent breakfast. We will retur to WASAI Tambopata Lodge through the Tambopata River, where we will take a rest. Those who wish can swim in the Lodge’s dock or you may perform adventure
activities: zip-line, triline, floating ropes . After lunch, we will do an Ethnobotanical walk where we will learn about the medical plants of the region and see walking palm trees, giant lupunas, and many other curious flora species. At night, we will go on a boat ride in search for caymans in the banks of the Tambopata river, where we will be able to get a closer look of them. Night at WASAI Tambopata Lodge (B, L, D).
Day 04.-Visit Lake Sandoval
You will have breakfast and then make the journey back down the Tambopata River to Puerto Maldonado. You will arrive at WASAI Maldonado Ecolodge for lunch. In the afternoon you will Travel Down the Madre de Dios River and from there walk through the forest to the tranquil and beautiful Lake Sandoval. At the lake your guide will paddle you in a wooden canoe to look for Giant River Otters and birds such as Hoatzin and Anhinga. You will walk back through the forest to look for some of the nocturnal creatures of the forest and then travel back to the lodge for a final vening meal. Night at WASAI Maldonado Ecolodge. (B, L, D).
Day 05.- Transfer Out
Breakfast and transfer to the airport. (B).
- Transfer airport - hotel - airport.
- accommodation 02 nights at Wasaí Tambopata Lodge.
- 01 night at the campsite .
- 01 night in Wasaí Maldonado Ecolodge located on the banks of the Madre de Dios River in the city.
- adventure activities (zipline, kayak, etc.).
- full board.
- bilingual guide.
- rubber boots.
- Air tickets (Lima - Puerto M. - Lima) 0 (Cusco - Puerto M. - Cusco) Optional extra cost of $ 230 USD per person.
- Alcoholic beverages, soft drinks and laundry.
- Phone calls or radio.
- Entrance to the National Park and Reserve ($ 48.00)
Recommendations to bring
- Wear light clothing with light colors.
- Windbreaker, hat, glasses, water bottle.
- Mountain shoes.
- Lantern, repellent.
- Antihistamine and anti-inflammatory tablets for the effects of mosquito bites.
- For your stay in the city wear clothes according to your taste.
- The use of plastic boots and poncho for rains is necessary during your stay in the jungle.
- Extra Money in Peruvian Soles.
(Groups of 4 to 10 maximum)