Valencia Lake

Valencia Lake

Valencia Lake

Some useful information

it is located on the left bank of the Madre de Dios River, northwest of Puerto Maldonado, approximately 4 hours by boat. Its extension is 15 km. In its surroundings there are large trees such as chestnut and lupuna and a diversity of wildlife. On the shores of the lake are located the settlements dedicated to the collection of chestnut and fishing. This was one of the first lakes in Madre de Dios where it was introduced to the paiche, a species native to the northern jungle of Peru, which is two meters long and is one of the largest fish as of the Amazon.

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