Macaw clay and Lake in Amazon trip Peru 4 Days
The Chuncho macaw clay lick is one of the most impressive wild spectacles in the world, which makes this activity a must for nature-loving travelers. The cool jungle air is filled with the screeching of macaws as they perch in the trees on the cliffs, descending to feed on the clay. This is one of the most unique and satisfying experiences in the Amazon rainforest, and the activity is the highlight of the things to do. Visit the fascinating Tambopata National Reserve, see the Natural wonders of an Amazon trip Peru has to offer
Day 1: We will begin the tour at 8:30 in the morning pick up from your hotel. We will have 2 hours of travel, the first hour on our interoceanic highway, then on a small road traveled to reach the banks of the Tambopata River. Our boat will be waiting for us, to move 30 minutes upriver to our ecolodge on the Tambopata river.On the way we will observe capybaras and many coastal birds along the riverbank. Upon arrival at the hostel, we will receive a welcome drink. The administrator will give us a brief description of all our services during your stay with us.We will provide your respective room. Then you can walk in a primary forest where, your guide will provide you with detailed information of the Tambopata national reserve, the uncontacted tribes, survival techniques, general information about the main medicinal plants and economic activities, in this part of the Peruvian AmazonWhen it gets dark we will go by boat to the river to be lucky enough to observe alligators, capybaras and maybe some predator that is near the river at night wanting to hunt something.
Day 2: Today we will visit the Chuncho Macaw clay lick, so we will get up very early and after a delicious coffee, we will continue at 5:00 am upstream for approximately 1 hour. With all the sunrise just for us in our boat.We are quite likely to observe jaguars or perhaps an anaconda on the banks of the Tambopata national reserve.Upon arriving at our destination, chuncho macaw lick clay. We will know a complete show of parrots and macaws, we will learn closely the reasons why these birds and many other mammals that need the clay of this wall in their daily diet throughout the year.It is a unique show that entertains us, from 6:00 a.m. at 11:00 a.m. Our delicious breakfast will be in front of the Collpa Chuncho.After this activity we will continue to our lodge where we will have our delicious lunch, after replenishing our energies, we will take our kayak and enter the waters of the Tambopata River to enjoy this highly safe and recommended activity.Dinner at the lodge and then we will take our flashlights for a night walk in search of insects, arachnids, tarantulas and maybe some snake, armadillo, night monkey or some tapir near the Lodge.
Day 03: When we wake up we will hear the sounds of the birds, maybe the howler monkeys, enjoying the sunrise. After breakfast, we will go to the mammalian collpa.where you can see different species of animals: (tapir, capybara, wild pigs, lazy bears ...) feeding on salts and minerals with digestive properties in this place.On the way back to the lodge, you can see birds, butterflies, monkeys (spiders, friars, cappuccinos, howlers ...).Lunch at the lodge and then we will go out to visit the farm. where we will have information on the variety of crop plants in the area, such as: cassava, sugar cane, oranges, banana, among others ... and why not, try these fruits of the region according to the time of the year, as well as the medicinal plants that the locals use so far to calm their ailments.
Day 04: Today we will wake up at 5:30 a.m., our boat will take us back to Puerto Maldonado, where before arriving at our offices we will have a delicious breakfast and then we will go to the pier, where we will embark for a period of 1 hour. approximately. towards the pier of Lake Sandoval.After checking at the checkpoint. We begin a hike along a 3 km (2 mile) trail, observing the biodiversity that surrounds us until we reach a connector channel, where we will embark on a rowing boat from there we will navigate through the palm-flooded forest, which leads We to the open waters of this beautiful lake.This place is beautiful, full of wildlife: where we will observe amazing insects, small and large and very colorful birds, monkeys in their natural habitat play among themselves, feed or maybe just go from one place to another.Lunch - return to Puerto Maldonado.Then we will try our delicious typical lunch. In the local family that is happy to receive us, they offer us a refreshing juice of the fruit of the region, to quench our thirst as a welcome. And we prepare for the return by the same route that we enter, arriving in Puerto Maldonado for the transfer to your hotel or bus station.
03 nights accommodation
Round-trip airport transfer
Local English-Spanish speaking guide
Breakfast (3) Dinner (3) Lunch (3)
Entrance to the Tambopata national reserve
First aid kit
Drinks bought at the bar
Transportation from/to Cusco
Extra snacks and drinks
What o bring: Copy of passport. + Mosquito repellent. + Comfortable and light clothing. Sunscreen. Sunglasses Cap. Water bottle. Flashlight. Camera, charger and battery. Rain gear (for example, rain poncho) between January and March. Cash.
If you cancel at least 14 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 7 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel between 7 and 14 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. Learn more about cancellations.
What Time does this tour depart from Puerto Maldonado and arrive back In? Arriving by bus?
For people arriving by bus we start at 8:30 a.m departing from our office in Puerto Maldonado
Arriving by Plane? The first plane arriving to Puerto Maldonado is around 10:00 am and the last plane arrives at 4 p.m , so our first group will start the tour around 11:20 For peope arriving later than 12:00 pm we will start tour around 1:00 p.m, for LATAM airlines arriving at 4:00 p.m we will start thetour as soon as posible
Already in Puerto Maldonado? For people that are already in a hotel the pick up will be around 8:00 a.m and start tour at 8:30 a.m approximately
Vaccinations: There are no vaccines required to enter Peru. If you decide to take medicines. These are suggested indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel. For HEPATITIS B Recommended for Peru. Normally 2 months before travel. For RABIES Recommended for Peru. Normally 1 month before travel. For YELLOW FEVER Recommended for Peru. Normally 10 days before travel. Electricity: Depending on the accommodation in the jungle, electricity hours are limited during the day, most hotels offer several hours in the evening, usually until 10 pm, allowing travelers to charge their personal items.
What kind of weather can we find in the Amazon Jungle? It is sunny year-round, and like any other tropical rainforest, it can be hot and humid. The average year-round temperature is 27°C (80°F), with nights being slightly cooler. December to June is the rainy season, with April and May experiencing more rain, and temperatures normally between 23°C (73°F) and 30°C (86°F). July to November is the dry season, with temperatures from 26°C (78°F) to 40°C (104°F).