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Tambopata Amazon Adventure 

Duration: 4 Days
Level: Easy
Service: In group.
Frequency: All Year
Reserves: 1 Month Before arrive to Cusco

Itinerary:

Tambopata Amazon Adventure is an exciting tour that combines adventure activities and nature expeditions in the Amazon Rainforest. Learn about the jungle during daily walks and activities surrounded by beautiful natural sceneries. Explore one of the most bio-diverse regions on the planet with great chances to see wild mammals, exotic birds, fish, and reptiles. Enhance your jungle adventure and participate in kayaking excursions, tree climbing, zip lines and canopy walks, and more! Stay in a rustic and comfortable hotel and camp for a night on a small island amidst a swamp deep in the jungle.

Day 01: Puerto Maldonado – Tambopata National Reserve.

A staff member will await your arrival at the airport and transfer you to Wasaí Maldonado Ecolodge. There you will be welcomed with delicious tropical juice while the guide gives you a brief explanation of the tour and provides some last minute tips for your trip.

You will be transferred by car to the port to embark in an outboard boat to the Wasaí Tambopata Lodge located in the buffer Zone of the Tambopata National Reserve. Depending on the river conditions the journey will take between3 to 3 ½ hours.

During the journey you may observe different kinds of birds and mammals that inhabit the river banks such as capibaras, caimans, taricayas and oropendolas. Upon your arrival to Tambopata lodge, the staff will help you to settle in to your bungalow accommodations.

Your guide will then give you a brief introduction and provide some tips to maximize your security and comfort during your stay in the Amazon jungle. Then, your guide will introduce you to amazon rainforest ecosystems with a nocturnal walk. Dinner

You will enjoy the sounds of the jungle during the next few nights. Overnight at Wasai Tambopata Lodge (BL, D)

Day 02: Parrot's Clay Lick – Amazon Adventure.

Early in the morning we will walk for about 30 minutes to visit a Parrot's Clay Lick near the Gato River. There you will see many species of parrots, macaws, and other birds and animals that live in this National Reserve. We will then visit a native community to observe how Amazon people live and use the natural resources of the forest to survive.

After that, we will return to the Wasai Tambopata Lodge for breakfast. Should you decide, we can stop at a nice cascade on the way back where you could swim or just relax.

After a short rest we will take a ride along the Tambopata River on a wooden canoe or individual kayaks. This activity accommodates all physical conditions and ages. During this adventure activity we will enjoy amazing landscapes and watch the birds and wildlife along the river bank. And weather permitting, we will relax and bathe on any of the beaches along the Tambopata River. Lunch

You will start the afternoon with a botanical walk to a remote swamp area and our "Amazon Adventure Site." Along the way, you will have the opportunity to experience the great biodiversity of our jungle and learn about the hidden medicinal secrets of its plants.

At the "Amazon Adventure Site" you may choose to participate in a range of activities such as climbing along rope bridges, fishing in the swamp, or crossing it with one of our Zip lines which range from 50 to 100m long (160 to 320 feet) and various altitudes. Or simply relax and enjoy the beauty of your surroundings.

You will camp at Fire Island- a small island close to the swamp, and eat tropical food for dinner. Overnight at the camp site in Wasai Tambopata Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 03: Tree Climbing – Canopy Platform – Fishing – Mammal's Collpa.

Before breakfast you will start a walk to Venado creak where you will have a good chance to see some wild animals like red Howler monkeys, tropical birds, and Peccary due to its proximity to the mammal's clay lick.

Return to the camping area to fish and have breakfast. Around 10 am you will return to the Wasaí Tambopata Lodge for a talk about tree-climbing techniques with one of our specialists. You will have practical demonstrations and safety instructions before the climb. Lunch.

After a break, you will climb up a gigantic tree to a canopy platform 47 meters high (over 125 feet), from which you will be able to enjoy the breathtaking canopy and landscapes of the jungle from the perspective of the birds.

At sunset, you will have an introduction to the caiman of the rivers and their behaviors, after which you will board the boat and proceed to search for orange eyes along the river bank. Dinner. Overnight at Wasai Tambopata Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 04: River Journey to Puerto Maldonado.

Breakfast. You will wake up with the beautiful sunrise of the jungle to leave the lodge. During the way back you will again have the opportunity to see wild animals and enjoy the fresh morning of the jungle. Depending on your departure flight you can enjoy the swimming pool, bar, and other hotel facilities in Puerto Maldonado. (B)

B: Breakfast, BL: Box lunch, L: Lunch, D: Dinner

The Service Include:

  • Transfer airport – Lodge – airport.
  • Transportation by road and boat.
  • Excursions, lodging (02 nights at Wasaí Tambopata Lodge + 01 night at campsite in the lodge).
  • Adventure Activities: (kayak, zip line, canopy platform, Tree climbing activity)
  • Full Meals
  • Bilingual guide
  • Rubber boots
  • Internet from 6 pm to 10 pm.

The Service Not Include:

  • Domestic flights.
  • Airport taxes.
  • Laundry.
  • Alcoholic drinks.
  • Sodas.
  • Radio calls+
  • Tips.

Recommended Items To Bring:

  • Binoculars.
  • Camera
  • Long sleeve shirts and long pants (cotton)
  • Wide brim hat and sun glasses.
  • Waterproof rain gear (long poncho or rain wear).
  • Insect repellent (at least 50% DEET).
  • Sunscreen lotion.
  • Sandals.
  • Flashlight.
  • Enough batteries (alkaline) and bulbs.
  • Towel.
  • Swimming suit.
  • Personal medicines and/or supplies (liquid for contact lenses for example).

Important: In order to meet with group and guide, receive last recommendations and answer questions; briefing one day prior to departure at 7:00pm. at the agency.

Cost per person:

USD $ 492 or S/. 1,370 New Suns Note: (Minimum 02 People for Reserve)

Prices per person 2012 - 2013

We offer discount of a group of the passengers, the larger the group the lower the price per person.

Please contact us, specifying:

  • Trekking program.
  • Number of people in the trek.
  • Departure date.