Puerto Maldonado is a city in Southeastern Peru in the Amazon forest 55 kilometres (34 mi) west of the Bolivian border on the confluence of the Tambopata and Madre de Dios River, a tributary of the Amazon River. It is the capital of the Madre de Dios Region.
Nearby are the Manú National Park, Tambopata National Reserve, and Bahuaja-Sonene National Park. These are some of the most pristine primary rain forests in the world, which include several oxbow lakes and clay licks, where hundreds of birds including macaws feed on clay.
Your guide will pick you up from the airport or from the bus station. You’ll then go to our office based in Puerto maldonado to register (passport number and flight number). Then, you’ll take the boat down Madre de Dios River to get to our Lodge. After a one-hour boat ride, you’ll arrive at the Lodge where you’ll be given a fresh exotic fruit juice. You’ll get the key to your room.
After resting for a bit, you’ll go for a two-hour walk in the jungle. Your guide will tell you about the lush vegetation (some trees are 500 years old). You’ll also have the chance to see birds (parrots, macaws…), monkeys snakes, butterflies… You’ll discover our wonderful jungle.
In the evening, you and your guide will go for a boat ride on Madre de Dios River to look for caimansYou’ll spot the shiny red eyes of the caimans with a flashlight. You might also observe capibaras, the biggest rodents in the world. They can weight up to 60 kilos.
Back at the Lodge you will be served dinner
You’ll wake up early (5.30am) to get to a canopy and Zip lining , that is 40 metres high. From up there you’ll get to see different species of birds, such as macaws or Eagles.
After breakfast, you’ll go to the Monkey Island, which is jsut across from our Lodge. There, you’ll see different kind of monkeys. Then , you’ll take the boat again to get to the National Tambopata Reserve. After a five kilometre walk, you’ll discover the amazing Sandoval Lake. It’s a real wonder, where you’ll see a great varierty of animals, such as birds, monkeys, sloths…After a typical lunch, you’ll go for a boat ride on the lake to see the animals from closer. If it’s a lucky day, you might see giant otters (animals in danger of extinctiuon) or very big black caimans (the biggest one registered is five metre long).
You’ll be on your way back to the Lodge at sunset.
Dinner. Free time.
After breakfast you’ll head back to the city to visit the local market and discover some tropical fruits. Your guide will take you to the airport or to the bus station.
Includes + Not Includes
- Private Guide (english and spanish speaking)
- Rubber boots
- Mineral water in the lodge
- 4nights lodge ( private room)
- all entrance included
- Sandoval lake ( in tambopata reserve)
- First aid kit
- 3 meals per day
- Canopy bridge walking
- zip lining
- kayac activitie
- Roud trip bus cama Cusco-Puerto Maldonado-Cusco
- Roud trip fight Cusco-Puerto Maldonado-Cusco ( Upon Request Ask For Price)
You will need to bring:
- Repellent with a minimum of 30 % deet
- Toilet roll
- Camera with extra batteries
- Flashlight with extra batteries
- Sun lotion
- Pocket money
- Water bottle
- Sun hat
- Airport tax ($10)
Price & availability
We can leave any day of the week, as long as permits are available. Please remember, permits are only needed for your start date.
2017 Price Group Price (March 2018 through January 2019):
Private Tours are based on Group Size:
Two trekkers: 340 USD$
Three trekkers: 320 USD$
Four trekkers: 300 USD$
Five – Six trekkers to More people: 290 USD$