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 *
01 night accommodation
Round-trip airport transfer
Local English-Spanish speaking guide
Breakfast (2) Dinner (2) Lunch (2)
Entrance to the Tambopata national reserve
First aid kit
Drinks bought at the bar
Transportation from/to Cusco
Extra snacks and drinks
Traveler pickup is offered
Padre Aldamiz International Airport (Puerto Maldonado)
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Not wheelchair accessible
Note: departure to the airport on day 3 will take place right after breakfast. Please plan your departure flight accordingly
It is recommended you bring light pants, long sleeved shirts, hiking shoes, rain jacket, day pack, flashlight, binoculars, pocket knife and insect repellent
Minimum age is 5 years old
Maximum luggage per person is 30 pounds (15 kg) Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
Note: to conserve energy, the power is turned off for a short amount of time in the afternoon. Due to this, it is possible the lodge will be hot during this time.
Not recommended for travelers with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant travelers
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Most travelers can participate
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
If you cancel at least 45 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 14 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel between 15 and 44 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. Learn more about cancellations.
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during this tour?
The policies on face masks and attendee health are: Face masks required for travelers in public areas Face masks required for guides in public areas Face masks provided for travelers Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
What is the policy on sanitization during this tour?
The policies on sanitization are:
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
What is the social distancing policy during this tour?
The policies on social distancing are:
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during this tour?
The policies on staff health & safety are:
Guides required to regularly wash hands Regular temperature checks for staff
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
What is the maximum group size during this tour?
This activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers.
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).