Sandoval lake tour and monkey island 2 Days
We enter the Amazon jungle and Lake Sandoval. Traveling by boat we will sail the Tambopata river, a gateway to the largest uninhabited tropical forest, not hunted in the Peruvian Amazon. There are opportunities to see many types of monkeys and an astonishing number of colorful birds, as well as mammals like the tapir, capybara, etc.
Day 1.- Reception at the airport or bus station and transfer to our office to receive information about the route. Transfer to the port where you take the boat for an hour to our ecolodge. After settling in our bungalows, we will see how an introductory jungle walk for two hours in the dense tropical forest of Tambopata, guided by a local expert guide who will help you see a variety of trees that can be more than five hundred years old.During this time, you can see some species of wild animals such as toucans, orioles, parrots, monkeys, snakes, butterflies, etc. You will have the opportunity to experience the magic of our Amazon rainforest within the Tambopata National Reserve (278,000 hectares protected under Peruvian law).After lunch, we will visit the Isla de los Monos (Monkey island) located in front of our lodge through the Madre de Dios River, in this place there are different species of monkeys, such as the brown capuchin, the squirrel monkey all of them on the island, after the activity we will return to the Jungle lodge.At night, we will look for alligators, they are usually on the banks of the Madre de Dios River. This time you will have to bring a flashlight since this activity takes place in the darkness of the night.On this tour with some luck we can see the largest family in the world that is the Peruvian guinea pig family; Then return to the lodge, dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 2.- Before breakfast early, we will make a short boat trip to the entrance of Lake Sandoval, then check in at the control point, taking a 3-kilometer (2-mile) walk to Lake Sandoval. After a pleasant interpretive walk in the nature reserve, the wildlife guides (Hoatzin, puma heron, eagles, howler monkey, black capuchin, and black alligators).On our Canoe ride, it is possible to observe in the giant otter family of the river (which is in danger of extinction) and in the larger caiman with more than 4 meters long return to the lodge to enjoy a typical lunch.After lunch there are some hours to use the pool, around 4 pm The return to the city of Puerto Maldonado is usually reached around 5 pm; Ready for your respect transfer to the bus station or hotel.