Exploring Amazon Lodge Tambopata Reserve 3D / 2N

Exploring Amazon Lodge Tambopata Reserve

Day 01: Puerto Maldonado – Tambopata

Transfer from Pto. Maldonado airport to the city market to buy fruits and local crafts. Transfer to the Madre de Dios River port. A 45-minute trip by outboard motorboat until you arrive to the Amazon Reserve. Welcome and explanation of hours, rules and general recommendations for a safe and comfortable stay. Lunch and brief moment for a nap in your hammock. In the afternoon, a guided walk for an hour through the reserve along one of the Amazon trails. Explanation of the fragility of the fauna and flora of the tropical forest and methods of conservation. By night, an hour of walking along the riverbank in search of the caiman. Possibility of seeing the largest rodent in the world: the Capybara or ronsoco. During the rainy season, or when the waters of the rivers are very high, this activity could be replaced by a nocturnal walk along one of the paths next to the lodge. Perhaps you will see nocturnal animals (moths, tarantulas, armadillos and ocelots, among others) with the aid of flashlights. Explanation of typical dinner, dinner and overnight. (L-D)

Day 02: Tambopata

Breakfast buffet. A 20-minute upriver voyage on the Madre de Dios River by outboard motor boat. Guided walk through the rainforest approximately 1 hour. On the 3 km stretch you can appreciate a variety of plants and giant trees, some toads and frogs and reptiles, birds and butterflies. Embark by rowboat to glide along the canal through the marsh. Return to the Madre de Dios River, 5 minutes by boat and after a short walk through wet tropical forest, through plantations of cacao, coffee and other plants you will come upon the famous Fitzcarrald boat, grounded inland. Return to lodge for lunch and time for a nap. Excursion by boat to nearby plantations, land clearings cultivated by a local community. Afterwards, excursion by boat to Rolín Island, fauna rescue centre, located across from the lodge and a 10-minute walk through the tropical forest to enter an ecosystem. Visit to the Rolín community’s forest, cared for and managed by the schoolchildren. Return to Reserva Amazónica, typical dinner and overnight. (B–L-D)

Day 03: Tambopata – Puerto Maldonado

Breakfast buffet. Return to city of Pto. Maldonado and transfer to airport. (B)


Day 04: Tambopata

Breakfast buffet. Departure in the traditional boat called “peque-peque” on a journey about 30 minutes downriver to observe the still virgin Gamitana River gorge (10 000 ha or 24 710 acres) and birds, monkeys, alligators, nests of turtle eggs from (April to November). The journey continues to Loboyoc, a tributary of the Gamitana and an important system of marshes. Arriving at Loboyoc, a box lunch will be served on board and there will be a 15-minute rest. Possibility of fishing local style. Return to lodge, typical dinner and overnight. (B–L-D)


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