Tambopata tour 3 Days – Macaw Adventure
Within the Tambopata National Reserve you will have the opportunity to see so many exotic parrots up close and personal. The clay lick here is one of the largest in the world, which means that it gives bird watchers the opportunity to see more colorful parrots than anywhere else. It will allow you close contact with wildlife
Day 1.- Arrival at the airport or bus station and transfer to our office for the arrangements and information related to the tour before leaving the city of Puerto Maldonado. In case you have large luggage, we suggest that you repack and bring what is required in the Amazon rainforest. Then, transfer in a 4X4 vehicle for approximately 2 hours to reach the Tambopata River.In this part of the trip, we took a motorboat to the lodge. After settling in the ecolodge we will have lunch followed by a walk through the jungle to see and learn. We will have the opportunity to see animals in their natural habitat such as, for example, amphibians, mammals, reptiles and wonderful insects. On dinner, we will have a short briefing about next day activity
Day 2.- We get up early in the morning, at 4:30 am, to take a boat trip to the "collpa" (Quechua word meaning clay with minerals) of the most popular macaws of the Amazon called Chuncho. We will make a trip of 1 hour and a half by motorboat, during the trip we will have the opportunity to see some animals such as, for example, capybaras, tapirs and it is even possible to see the largest cat in South America, the jaguar.Many travelers are witnesses and bring photographic evidence of encounters with many of these wild animals.After arriving at the macaw clay lick, we will first observe the arrival of large groups of parrots and parrots of different species, which arrive before the macaws to eat the mud located next to the clay wall on the river bank.We will find a camouflaged place as close as possible to better see the clay lick from our chairs to await the start of one of the most beautiful bird watching views on the planet.In a day of normal activity in the macaw clay lick, you will notice a great selection of these wonderful animals flying over you becoming an unforgettable experience.Back to our ecolodge, we will have breakfast and rest after an exhausting activity. Then we will walk through the botanical garden where you can see some fruits, timber trees, and medicinal plants.Before dinner to look for alligators (Alligators 3 species of them) in a motorboat in the darkness of the night along the Tambopata river.
We wake up around 6:00 in the morning to see the Amazon rainforest Tambopata from a different perspective. We will go up to some towers of more than 30 meters high, it allow us to appreciate the jungle from the air, this special place for birdwachers, every traveler will have a panoramic view of the forest. From the platforms, you can see different species of birds. After breakfast, you will be transferred by the river to Puerto Maldonado to transfer it to the airport according to the departure time of the flight.