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Tambopata 5 days

Tambopata 5 days–One of the most breathtaking spots on earth, Tambopata national reserve in the amazon jungle of Peru will transport you to a whole new world where you are truly entrenched with the wildlife, beautiful jungle terrain of the open plains with massive meanders and very pristine of biodiversities.
Tambopata is a superb environmental diversity, with a dozen different types of forest and some gorgeous oxbow lakes, macaw clay lick (Collpa de Guacamayos) within the reserve is one of the largest natural clay licks in the country and one of the wildlife highlights of Peru. Thousands of brilliantly colored macaws and parrots arrive daily at the cliffs to feed on mineral salts. Environmentalists claim that the TRZ’s great diversity of wildlife is due to its location at the confluence of lowland Amazon forest with three other ecosystems. At least 13 endangered species are found here, including the jaguar, giant otter, ocelot, harpy eagle, and giant armadillo. Join us for and adventure of a lifetime.

Join us for the adventure of a lifetime – give us a call at +51 984 464 391 or shoot us an email at info@perusummit.com to learn more or book your spot today!

This trip is officially operated by Peru Summit, a 100% local tour operator based in Cusco.

Group Size: ( minimum 02 people) prices per person are based on two people who might share a room / tent. The itinerary is described and based on shared services; however, you are looking for a private service, that would be upon request.

Service Level: Upgraded

Physical Grading:  1 2 3 4 5 6

EASY TO MODERATE: Hotel nights and/or lodge nights, nature walks. hikes of two to four hours on some days. Other physical activities are sometimes included, such as optional sea kayaking, horseback riding.

Activities: Wildlife & Natural History, Boat trip, Photography, Cultural Adventures.

Important Note: While we expect the tour will run as the itinerary describes. Participants should accept that there is the possibility of changes, being necessary liable to local conditions, eg, strikes, natural desasters, these changes might be at the discretion of your travel company.

Accommodation Type

Lodge

Price: From US$ 1100/ 5 Days per person

The price is subject to a lodge in Tambopata; besides the price is based on two-person. Whether you would like to take a private service, our service would increase in US$200 with two-person, US$150 with three-person, US$120 with four-person or more, these prices are applied to each person.

We need a minimum of two people to run the tour. We guarantee that your tour will be limited to a maximum of 8 people. To ensure a private tour with us, our price increases US$200 with two-person, US$150 with three-person, US$120 with four-person or more, these prices are applied to each person.

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Itinerary

DAY 1, WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE.!

Our local expert guide will be waiting for you at the airport where you will meet up with him/her, then you drive to the Madre de Dios river’s wharf from where we will take our boat downstream to get to our lodge, once we arrive the lodge we will enjoy a welcome exotic juice, and make our check-in next the lodge recepcionist we will take you for a mini stroll in our bungalows and at the same time to show you the facilities of the lodge. Then we will plunge into the jungle to observe the amazon’s wildlife, where you will get a rich history about this part of Peru recounted by our tour guide, at his place you could see birds as toucans, orioles, trogons, macaws, etc. mammals like monkeys and reptiles like snakes. After that we will come back to the lodge for lunch, then we will visit the Monkey island where we will see the capuchin monkeys, we will enjoy watching them. Eventually we will come back to the lodge. In the evening we will get ready for a safary on the river to see the caimans, so that you have to take a flashlight to get the caiman’s eyes light that way to see them with red eyes, you could also see capybaras (the biggest rodent in the world that might weight up to 60-kl / 120-pound), after having fun with the caimans we sail back to the lodge where we have a delicious dinner.

DAY 2, SANDOVAL LAKE

After having a typical breakfast, we will walk for half-hour, then to take the boat to Sandoval lake which is habitat of the giant river otters, after that we will sail on the canoe, along the river the friendly monkeys like: howler monkey, squirrel monkey, capuchin brown monkey, tamarinds, and others will delight our morning, and many species of birds like hoatzin, cormorant, jacanas, tiger-heron, vultures will be seen, it is possible to see family of giant otters (mammal in endangered), and giant alligators. After having a great time we wil come back to the lodge to have a typical and succulent lunch, at dusk we will enjoy the sunset over Madre de Dios river, eventually dinner at night and we will go to bed.

DAY 3, ZIP-LINING – WILD BOARD’S CLAY LICK

Another great day will be today, After a typical breakfast, we go for a short walk through the canopy walk-way which is about 40m / 131feet high, from this point we’ll have a great panoramic view of the Madre de Dios river, and this point will allow us to observe different species of birds as toucans, trogons, macaws, tanagers, orioles, etc. After that we will have time for a great adventure and challenge where you have the chance to fly upon the trees through the zip-lining, you will feel like spider monkey when you practice the tree climbing, etc. so the adrenaline will be so intense, there will be a specialist who will give you all the instructions that you need to know. After having a lot of fun, we walk back to the lodge. Subsequently we will have another activity that consists in visting the wild board’s clay lick. At night we will end the day having a succulent dinner, then to sleep.

DAY 4, MACAW’S CLAY LICK

We will wake up very early in the morning to have breakfast, right away to visit the Chuncho macaw clay lick; in which, we will see great show of the noisy parrots and macaws, these birds come to lick this clay because the clay contains minerals, and salts with digestive properties, at this lick clay we will observe macaws and parrots as dark blue head, chirricles, maracan, blue and yellow macaw, red and green macaw, scarlet macaw, and other birds. After that we will go back to our lodge, on the way back it is possible to see alligators, turtles, capybaras, jaguar, tapir along the Tambopata river. In the afternoon we go for a short walk into the jungle to get the Tambopata river where we fish piranhas, and other fish for fun. At night we will have another activity for which we will have a night walk where you can see a variety of insects as tarantulas, toads, frogs, and many others. Eventually dinner and rest.

DAY 5, FAREWELL JUNGLE

After breakfast that is organizad at the lodge we take the boat back to the city, where we go sightseeing to the important places as the local market, eventually we drive to the airport to take the flight back.

PERU SUMMIT INCLUDES

  • Naturalist guide.
  • Four-night Lodge.
  • Rubber boots.
  • All entrance included.
  • Excursion to all places mentioned on itinerary.
  • First aid kit.
  • Meals: breakfast (4), lunch (4), dinner (4), and snacks.

PERU SUMMIT DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • Extra expenditure.
  • Airport tax US$ 10
  • Round trip flight ticket Cusco-Puerto Maldonado-Cusco (upon request ask for price)
  • Gratuities for the guides, and other staff.
  • Travel Insurance and things of a personal nature – laundry and telephone calls, personal taxis, souvenirs etc.
  • Travel and health insurance (bring copies with you please), we highly recommend to get an insurance of trip cancellation, interruption; an insurance to protect your travel investment, Included with your pre-departure package, bring your travel insurance to cover trip cancellation, interruption, baggage loss and delay, emergency medical evacuation insurance and emergency medical expense insurance. Any unexpected situations occurred during the journey and which are beyond our control, including changes in scheduling trains or flights, delays, strikes, cancellations, missed connections, etc. it should be covered by the passenger as a whole. Also, if you for physical reasons of health cannot continue the trek or walk, and will need emergency evacuation then all charges incurred such as transportation, hotel, ambulance, doctors, medication, hospitalization, etc. will be at passenger’s expense.

CHECKLIST

  • Repellent with a minimum of 30 % deet.
  • Face tissue paper, toilet paper.
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Bathing suit
  • Camera charger and, extra batteries.
  • Sunblock, sun hat
  • Water bottle.
  • Flip flops or sandals.

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Available departures

Unfortunately, no places are available on this tour at the moment

Activities

Hiking, canoeing, made for nature types.