Day 1. Monkey Island
When you arrive to Puerto Maldonado, our guides or staff will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the centre of the town Your excess luggage will be stored safely in our Office in Puerto Maldonado and we travel for approximately 1 hour to the Lodge. A cool welcome drink awaits you will be shown to your bungalows to settle in.
In the afternoon we will take a 30 minute boat journey to Monkey Island where you appreciate a great diversity of monkeys such the: spider, capuchin, tamarines y squirrel monkeys as well as raccoons, capybaras and a rich variety of birds. We return to Tambo Jungle Lodge for a traditional dinner. Night time activities are available each night, ask to the guide about this options.
Day 2: Sandoval Lake
After a great jungle breakfast, we take a 1.5 walk to the famous Sandoval Lake, passing through virgin forest, home to beautiful flora and fauna including Giant Otters, birds, alligators, turtles, and variety of fish. We will spend few hours in canoes on this lake, one of the most beautiful lakes in the region. Afterwards, we may take a short visit on the traditional farming areas to see the production of regular supplies.
Day 3: Taricaya Project
Jungle breakfast, we will travel a further 1 hour down river to the Taricaya project of specialized trails where your guide will show you amazing ecosystem up close (canopy), during which your guide will teach you along an array of trails. We will further amaze you with the marvels of the jungle through a gentle hike, learning to recognize birds calls, footprints and plants. This day we will visit a local family who will show us different aspects about their life.
Day 4: Parrot’s Clay Lick /back / Cusco or Lima.
Very early departure to witness the spectacle of the Parrot’s Clay Lick and sunrise on the rivers as we journey 1 and half hours to the Clay-Lick wall before hundreds of green parrots congregate at first light each morning. We will generally be able to spend about one hour here before re-boarding the boat to enjoy breakfast on our return to Puerto Maldonado. Check in 2 hours before your flight on to Cusco or Lima.