Macaw clay and Sandoval lake in just 3 Days
Tambopata is a nature reserve located in the southeastern region of Peru, it’s the best place for a Macaw clay lick tour
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.
We will wake up with the sounds of birds, probably howler monkeys, we will have breakfast and then we will go for a walk, we will enter the Tambopata National Rserve to see the mammal clay lick waiting for a little more wildlife and during this walk we will talk about medicinal plants, quinine " good for malaria ”, cat's claw, dragon blood, and AYAHUASCA are just some plants that we will find during our last walk through the jungle before our return to Puerto. Maldonado. After lunch we will have time to repack and take our backpacks back to the river first and then the car 2 hours back to Puerto Maldonado.
* Piranha fishing is optional instead of kayaking or mammal clay lick hike *