Amazon Expedition Tambopata 3 days / 2 nights
is intensive, full of adventure, with possibilities to find
wild animals and the most attractive landscapes: The amazing
macaw clay lick "collpa" in the Bahuaja-Sonene
National Park ; recommended for people with short time, special for birdwatchers.
Day 1 Boat Trip from Puerto Maldonado to Wasai Tambopata Lodge.
Reception at the airport of Puerto Maldonado and transportation to the WASAÍ Maldonado Ecolodge, where you will receive a welcoming tropical fruit beverage. You will embark for a 3 to 4 hour motorboat trip up the Tambopata river to WASAI Tambopata Lodge (box lunch on board). During the trip into the heart of the rainforest we will be able to observe clouds of butterflies, typical Amazon communities , while groups of birds pass over the boat and animals such as capybaras turtles and caiman. Reception and accommodation at Wasai Tambopata lodge.
Introductory walk to understand rainforest ecosystems and see some of the amazing trees . Return to the lodge for dinner.
We will enjoy diverse sounds of the jungle which will accompany our first night in the amazon. Sleep at WASAI Tambopata Lodge. (L, D).
Day 2 Boat trip to the Upper Tambopata River & Macaws.
Early wake up at 4:30 am to take a light breakfast (coffee or mate), to begin with our 40-minute journey upstream to the Macaw Clay Lick “El Chuncho” in the Bahuaja-Sonene National Park.We will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful natural sceneries and wildlife of the riverbanks. At our arrival, if weather permits, we will observe one of the greatest wildlife spectacles where hundreds of parrots and different species of macaws gather to eat clay, an unforgettable experience. Then, we will walk through the river beach searching for animal footprints while we have refreshment. In the middle morning we return to the lodge to have breakfast and then take a rest to relax or do the adventure activities like: zip line, tree climbing, etc. or enjoy the facilities and the surroundings of Wasai.
(At around 11 am) We leave again to take a 10 minute river journey to enjoy “Cascadas del Gato”
(Cat Cascades), where we will swim in a “natural Jacuzzi”. If you wish, you can join us to fish in the river where inhabit more than 250 species of fish or do kayaking on the river.
After lunch, we will have an ethno botanical walk into the rainforest by the Tambopata cross path, to learn about plants and medicinal trees of the area; and to observe the amazing jungle ecosystem where we will see walking palm trees, giant lupuna trees, snake trees and so on. At nightfall, we embark again to make a nocturnal caiman search.
Night at WASAI Tambopata Lodge. (B, L, D)
Day 3 Back to Puerto Maldonado
Enjoy the sunrise from your terrace, walk around the lodge before breakfast.
After breakfast we will return by boat to Puerto Maldonado to take our flight to Lima or Cuzco. (B)