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Macaw Clay Lick & Sandoval Lake Adventure

5 Days / 4 Nights

This is an adventure tour that offers a genuine rainforest wilderness experience and an excellent opportunity to see some of the wildlife that Tambopata is famous for. A complete program which combines the comfort of beautiful lodges with the opportunity to spend a camping night in the Bahuaja Sonene National Park .

Day 1 : Peru Adventure.-

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 4-hour 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 walk into the forest. In the evening you will go on a night walk to look for some of the nocturnal creatures of the forest. Overnight at WASAI Tambopata Lodge. (L, D)

Day 2: Adventure Peru.-

You will wake before dawn and cross the Tambopata River to walk to the parrot clay lick on the banks of the Gato River. You will watch parrots and parakeets gather and feed on the clay. On the walk you  may see animals such as monkeys and other interesting plants and insects. After breakfast you can relax in the beautiful surroundings of the lodge, go fishing, or swim in a nearby waterfall.

After lunch you will make the 1-hour journey

further up the Tambopata River into the Bahuaja-Sonene National Park . This journey is an excellent opportunity to see birds and animals such as capybara, jaguar and large caiman. You will arrive at the site of the Chuncho Collpa in the late afternoon and establish camp on the river´s beach. You will watch the sunset and can swim in the river or have a go at catching some of its abundant fish. At night you will attempt to see animals visiting the clay river banks to eat - and the animals that hunt them such as jaguar and caiman. Night at the camp site in the National Park . (B, L, D)

Day 3: Peru Adventure.-

You will wake at dawn to the sound of Howler Monkeys and hundreds of parakeets wheeling through the red morning sky. You will watch several species of macaw and many species of parrots and parakeets gather to eat clay in the first few hours after sunrise. You will have a simple breakfast on the beach followed by a short walk through the forest to look for birds and animals. You will travel back down the river to the WASAI Tambopata Lodge for a late breakfast. You will go on botanical treks to learn about medicinal plants. Lunch. In the afternoon there will be guided trekking through one of the trails or if you prefer you can relax, go fishing, swim, or visit a local community. After an evening meal you will go out onto the river  to get a close view of caiman (crocodiles). Night at WASAI Tambopata Lodge . (B, L, D)

Day 4:  Adventure Peru.-

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 Sandoval Lake . At the lake your guide will paddle you in a wooden canoe to look for Giant River Otters and birds such as Hoatzin and Aningha. 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 evening meal. Night at WASAI Maldonado Ecolodge . (B, L, D)

Day 5: Breakfast and transfer to the airport. (B)

PRICE PER PASSENGER IN DOUBLE/TRIPLE ROOM: $573.00 + $ 36.00 Entrance fee to the National Park and Reserve

Services included :

Transfer from/to the airport

Transportation by road and boat


Full meals

Bilingual guide

Raincoat and rubber boots

Services not included :

Flight tickets

Airport taxes

Laundry services

Phone calls

Alcoholic drinks sodas


Entrance fee to the National Park ($36.00 per passenger)

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