Day 1. - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado - Tambo Jungle (Base camp) - Monkey Island
On arrival of your flight to Puerto Maldonado, our guides or staff will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the centre of the town where you can experience the exotic local market depending on the arrival time of the flights we may have the first lunch here or while travelling to the lodge or in the lodge. Your excess luggage will be stored safely in our office in Puerto Maldonado and then we will continue onto the port. We take our private bus along the Madre de Dios River for approximately 1 hour to Tambo Jungle Lodge. A cool welcome drink awaits you will be shown to your bungalows to settle in.
In the afternoon we will take a 30 minutes boat journey to Monkey Island where you appreciate a great diversity of monkeys such the: spider, capuchin, tamarines y squirrel monkeys as well as racoons, capybaras and a rich variety of birds.
Return to Tambo Jungle Lodge, for a traditional dinner. Nocturnal activities are available each night. These range nocturnal walks, talks on different topics and caiman spotting when are optimal.
Day 2. - Tambo Jungle - Sandoval Lake
After a great jungle breakfast, we take 1 and half hour 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 canoe on this one of the most beautiful lakes in region.
One of the most awe-inspiring features of the jungle in the enormity of the trees and you will have the experience of standing at the base of the huge kapok tree. We may take a short visit on the traditional farming areas to see the production of regular supplies.
Day 3.- Tambo Jungle Lodge - Parrot’s Clay Lick - Puerto Maldonado - Cusco or Lima.
Very early departure to witness the spectacle of the Parrot’s Clay Lick, sunrise on the rivers as we journey 1 and half hours to the wall before hundreds of green parrots congregate at first light each morning. We will generally be able to spend about one hour here before reboarding the boat to enjoy breakfast on our return to Puerto Maldonado. Check in 2 hours before your flight on to Cusco or Lima.