Amazon Rainforest Conservation Center (Arcc) Tahuamanu – River Las Piedras 5D / 4N

Amazon Rainforest Conservation Center

Day 01: Puerto Maldonado – ARCC Lodge

Arrive to Pto. Maldonado and transfer to ARCC, your journey by motorised canoe will take approx 6 hours. Along the way you can expect to see red and green macaws, squirrel monkeys, speckled caimans, side-necked turtles, capybaras sunbittens, black skimmers, horned screamers, Amazon kingfishers and many other tropical birds. Box lunch on board. Arrive to lodge, typical dinner and overnight. (L-D)

Day 02: ARCC Lodge

Early morning departure by boat for tour through Soledad Lake and its family of otters, diverse wildlife also found around the edge of lake. Later breakfast. Ecology tour focusing on the leaf eater and army ants. The rich fruit laden flood plain forest around Soledad Lake support the highest mammal densities, one can see up to 8 species of macaws. Afternoon, you can observe from canopy platform exciting views over the lake. You can see, toucans, passing monkeys or even the giant otters. After sunset you return to the lodge and night walk to look for nocturnal owl monkeys, tree frogs, armadillos, giant crickets, brocket deer and tapir. Overnight in lodge. (B-L-D)

Day 03: ARCC Lodge

Early rise and 20-minute journey to the 12 m observation tower which is situated on top of the 40 m high clay lick cliff, providing breathtaking views over miles of rainforest canopy. The clay lick attracts mealy, yellow crowned and blue-headed parrots, dusky headed parakeets as well as chestnut fronted and red and green macaws. Latter further trail walks including a short ethno botanic trail to learn about the traditional and medicinal uses of rainforest plants. Overnight in lodge. (B-L-D)

Day 04: ARCC Lodge – TIPISHCA Lodge

Options to visit the lake for a last rendezvous with the giant otters or a chance to climb to the canopy platform to witness sunrise over Soledad Lake and to the surrounding rainforest canopy. After breakfast you will make your way back to Pto. Maldonado. You will stop to visit your large macaw clay lick, where up to 100 gaudy red and green macaws can been seen gathering in the surrounding tree tops, before going down to feast. Arrive to Tipishca Lodge in the afternoon, time to relax. Overnight. (B-L-D)

Day 05: Puerto Maldonado

Early morning breakfast transfer to Pto. Maldonado and local airport. (B)


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