Peru Amazon rainforest tours Natives and Lake 4 Days
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Peru Amazon rainforest tours Natives and Lake 4 Days
Jungle walk to see medicinal trees
Day 1.- Reception at the airport with transfer to our office, then we will embark towards our eco lodge traveling by boat for 40 minutes of navigation on the Madre de Dios River.
After settling in at the ecolodge, we will have refreshments with seasonal fruits. Passengers arriving with flights after 1 pm for lunch will be served a Box Lunch made of 100% recyclable material.
At 3:30 pm. There will be a walk to observe the tropical trees, medicinal plants and other aspects of the exuberant nature. Tamboen will visit a shiringuero camp, which was once the most important economic activity in the Madre de Dios region.
In the evening before dinner, we will go out for a night boat ride to observe alligators and, with a bit of luck, other animals that populate the river bank at night.
Visit the Sandoval lake and Brazilian nut tree
Day 2.- Wake up at 5:30 am for some coffee or tea before leaving for Lake Sandoval. Your guide will hand out a bagged breakfast and snack for the excursion.
We will hike for 3 km through the wild vegetation, we will enter the territory of Tambopata National reserve, where you will have the chance to admire giant trees, different snakes, capuchin, squirrel and howler monkeys also many birds like the Hoatzin, kingfishers and snakebirds.
Once on Lake Sandoval, we will embark in small rowboats in search of giant river otters and big black caymans
In the afternoon we will visit of one of the two lookout towers of the ecolodge, with a height of 20 and 42 meters and designed for bird watching and the viewing of other types of animals living at this altitude in the canopy.
There will also be a visit to a Brazil nut camp which is one of the most important economic activities in the Madre de Dios region
Visit to Machiguenga family and local farm
After breakfast around 9:00 am. We will visit one of the ethnic groups that exist in the Peruvian Amazon.
A family of Machiguenga natives will show us the cultural value of their ancestors, as well as the language and customs, including traditional clothing, hunting equipment, handicrafts, and the music they play during the ayahuasca ceremonies.
They will teach us how to take advantage of natural products to make tools. After this we will go to a farm in the jungle owned by a local family. Here we will taste different seasonal tropical fruits as well as other local products (cocoa, banana, cocona, breadfruit, noni, yucca, lime).
Return to the hostel to relax and have free time to visit the boutique, cool off in the pool, have a cocktail at the bar, or have a relaxing massage.
Visit small parrots clay and departure
Day 4.- Get up early in the morning at 5:30 am to have a coffee or tea before going for a short walk to the clay lick, where you will have the possibility of observing 3 to 5 types of parrots. Note that they are not macaws
Parrots come to the clay lick to ingest a special type of clay, which is only found in certain areas of this region. This is a colorful and truly delicious and exciting event.
After breakfast, we will return to the city of Puerto Maldonado by boat.
After a short stop at our office, we will go to the local market where the local population stock up on food and other products. During a short visit, you will be able to appreciate the different traditional products of the area.
After this, we will drop you off at the airport at any time during your departure.
$ 394 USD
Following Optional Jungle Hotels are available
Terms & Rules
There are no age restrictions for arrival
Pets are NOT allowed.
We accept all major credit cards including Visa, MasterCard, American Express (AMEX).
We accept also Bank transfer to our account number and PayPal for credit card processing.
This is an “All inclusive tour from pick up till drop off”
Pick up from (Airport, bus station or hotel)
03 Nights accommodation in bungalow with private bathroom
1 Ticket entrance to natural reserve 1 to (Sandoval Lake)
1 Professional bilingual guide in the jungle
1 Motor boat transportation for all trips
Breakfast (3) Dinner (3) Lunch (3)
All activities listed in the itinerary
Purified Water 24 hours (To recharge your canteen)
Wellingtons (Rubber boots)
No additional payment for single room or (Solo traveler)
Storage room for large luggage
First aid kit
Drop off to (Airport or bus station)
Drinks bought at the bar
Domestic Flights or Bus from/to Cusco, Lima
Extra snacks and drinks
Extra snacks and drinks
- In these parts of the Amazon there are no land roads o access the jungle, most transportation is by motor boat.
- Motorboats are designed to carry 20 to 40 people on a trip
- We have scheduled daily times where speedboats transport to and from the natural reserve area, every day a speedboat arrives in the city of Puerto Maldonado around 9 am to catch some departing morning flights.
- Another boat leaves daily from Puerto Maldonado to the Nature Reserve starting at 9:50 am. In case there are flights arrivng before 11:30, we will wait for them to be able to leave as a group.
- One more boat leaves the nature reserve at approximately 4:00 pm. arriving in Puerto Maldonado at approximately 5:00 pm for people who have a night bus to Cusco or who will overnight in the city of Puerto Maldonado
- If you have flight out after 9:00 a.m. We recommended you to take our motor boat after breakfast so we can drop you off to the airport at any time your flight is scheduled for.
- Motorboats spend around $100 USD of gasoline per hour of transportation, we can open a new boat deperture for free if a minimum of 8 passengers want to leave from the natural reserve.
- If you are 2 people, we can arrange a motor boat to start the tour at anytime your flight arrives, for solo traveler please arrive before 9:30 am or let us know so we can manage in advance to join you to a group
- In case you want to leave the natural reserve at any time, we can rent a private boat for you, but it will cost $100 per hour depending on Jungle hotel location and it is required to pay in advance
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 90 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 40 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel between 40 and 90 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. Learn more about cancellations. (All tickets are non refundable)
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).