Amazon Expedition Tambopata 4D/3N

Type of Service
02 people as minimum and 10 people as maximum (customized service)
Difficulty
Moderate
Frequency
The whole year
Availability
Every day

4-Day Tambopata Jungle Adventure

The 4-day Tambopata tour is located in the Amazon river basin, being the longest river in the world and crossing many countries. The Tambopata reserve has many natural attractions.

The Tambopata National Reserve is home to 160 species of mammals, 650 species of birds, 1,200 species of butterflies, 150 species of amphibians and reptiles, 100 species of fish, and more than 1,000 varieties of plants. This is where we will find hundreds of parrots and macaws that gather daily to ingest the detoxifying clay and we will be able to observe more than 17 different species of parrots.

Places to visit :

  • Puerto Maldonado Amazon
  • Tambopata Expedition
  • Tambopata Lodge
  • Sandoval Lake
  • Tour in the Jungle
  • Wasai Lodge Amazon
From $612 / per person
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Duration 4 Days - 3 Nights
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Itinerary

  • Day 01.- Transfer at Wasaí Tambopata Lodge.
  • Day 02.- Visit Macaw Clay Lic.
  • Day 03.- Visit Lake Sandoval.
  • Day 04.- Transfer Out.

ITINERARY AMAZON EXPEDITION TAMBOPATA 5D

DAY 01.- TRANSFER AT WASAÍ TAMBOPATA LODGE.

Reception at the airport and transfer to Wasaí Maldonado Hotel, where you will receive a tropical welcome juice and a brief explanation of the trip. Then we will start a trip of approximately two hours to Wasaí Tambopata lodge. The trip is initially carried out by land vehicle for 47km of paved road followed by 17 km of an off-road route that passes through settler’s farms and primary forests. This road ends in a small port in the Tambopata river where our motorboat will be waiting for us to cruise the Tambopata River downstream for approximately 20 minutes, headed towards Wasaí Tambopata Lodge (Box lunch on the route). During the journey we will have the opportunity to observe various bird species, hopefully families of capybaras, the world’s largest rodents, alligators and other wildlife. Reception and accommodation at the Lodge. Introductory nocturnal walk to understand rainforest ecosystems and see and listen to the insects, bats, frogs, and perhaps some occasional encounter with a nocturnal mammal. Return to the lodge for dinner. We will enjoy diverse sounds of the jungle which will accompany our first night in the Amazon.

Night at Wasaí Tambopata Lodge. (BL, D)

DAY 02.- VISIT MACAW CLAY LIC.

Early wake up at 4:30 am to begin with our 60-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 hundred  of parrots and different  species  of  macaws  gather  to eat clay, an unforgettable experience. We will have breakfast while we wait for the macaws to arrive. Halfway  through  the  morning  we  will  return  to  our Wasai Tambopata  Lodge, located at the entrance of the National Park, after 1hour from the Macaw Clay Lick. A fantastic voyage through the best of the Tambopata Reserve, with opportunities to see capybaras, tapirs, monkeys and with  luck: jaguars. It is a route with high chances  of  seeing  wildlife,  one  of  the  best  in  the Amazon. At your arrival, you can relax in the hammocks or have the chance of swimming in the Tambopata River. Those who wish can go kayaking on the river (*) or go fishing some of the 250 species that inhabit 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 night fall, we embark again to make a nocturnal caiman search. Night at WASAI Tambopata Lodge. (B, L, D)

DAY 03.- VISIT LAKE SANDOVAL – PUERTO MALDONADO.

After breakfast we will make a trip by boat and land vehicle to Wasaí Maldonado Hotel, in Puerto Maldonado where we will relax in our rooms and enjoy a tasty lunch. After lunch, we will leave and cruise the Madre de Dios river for 30 minutes until we reach the trail that leads to Sandoval lake, then take a 3 km hike to the banks of the lake. There we will board a canoe to paddle around the lake enjoying the beauty of the landscape and observing the wildlife, such as kingfishers, herons, hoatzins (unique pre-historic looking birds), monkeys, etc. If we are lucky, we could see the family of giant otters which live at the lake.

As the sun begins to set we will initiate our walk back and then cruise back to Wasaí Maldonado Hotel. After dinner you will be able to rest or enjoy the pool and its cascade surrounded by verdant vegetation. Rest of the night free to enjoy the night life of this welcoming city.

Night at Wasaí Maldonado Hotel. (B, L, D)

DAY 04.- TRANSFER OUT.

After breakfast we will have free time until time to go to the airport by car to take our flight to Lima or Cuzco. (B)

What’s Included?

It includes

  • Transfer airport – lodge – airport.
  • transportation by road and boat, excursions, lodging.
  • 02 nights at Wasaí Tambopata Lodge.
  • 01 night at Wasaí Maldonado Ecolodge located in the river banks of Madre de Dios River in thecity).
  • Food 3B, 3L, 3D.
  • bilingual guide.
  • rubber boots.

Not Included

  • Tickets aereos (Lima – Puerto M. – Lima) or (Cusco – Puerto M. – Cusco) Opcional costo extra de $ 230 USD por persona.
  • laundry, telephone, alcoholic drinks, sodas, tips, INTERNET.
  • entrance fee to the National Park and Reserve ($ 32.00 per passenger).

Recommendations to bring

  • Wear light clothing with light colors.
  • Windbreaker, hat, glasses, water bottle.
  • Mountain shoes.
  • Lantern, repellent.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Antihistamine and anti-inflammatory tablets for the effects of mosquito bites.
  • For your stay in the city wear clothes according to your taste.
  • The use of plastic boots and poncho for rains is necessary during your stay in the jungle.
  • Extra Money in Peruvian Soles.

Price and Options

OPTION 1
$612 REGULAR PRICE 612 PER PERSON

(Groups between 8 a 10 people)

GROUP SERVICE

Packing List

ESSENTIAL ITEMS:

  • Passport
  • VALID STUDENT CARD (if booked as a student)
  • Immigration card (delivered on the airport upon entering Peru)
  • Good backpack (medium)
  • Water storage or canteen: a water tank such as Camelbaks is recommended, but sufficient for at least 1-2 liters.
  • Comfortable shoes (light with good soles), “waterproof goretex for rainy seasons”.

FOR YOUR BAGGAGE:

On flights and trains there is a maximum weight for your luggages, we recommend bringing only important things.

  • 4-5 long sleeve shirts
  • 2-3 pants
  • 4-5 sets of underwear.
  • 4-5 sets of socks
  • 1 fleece
  • 1 Raincoat and pants “only for rainy seasons”
  • 1 sun hat
  • Sandals “In case you want to visit the hot springs in the town of Machu Picchu”
  • Small quick-drying towel.
  • Battery charger for your phone and cameras.

TOILETRIES:

  • Sunscreen
  • Facial moisturizer
  • Insect repellent
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Wet wipes
  • Toothbrush and paste
  • Toilet paper
  • Personal medication
  • First aid kit: band-aids, moleskin, etc.

IN YOUR BACKPACK

The backpacks can be of any size, but we always recommend the medium, since, inside Machu Picchu, bags of more than 25 liters will not be allowed. If it is larger, you will need to store them outside the gates of the citadel.

  • Water canteen:
  • Sun hat
  • Rain clothes
  • Camera or phone camera
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Toilet paper and a small plastic bag for waste.
  • Extra money for souvenirs, drinks, and tips

Additional Information

Important information:

  • VACCINES, it is not obligatory, all our excursions take place in NON-ENDEMIC areas free of epidemics such as malaria, dengue fever and yellow fever. At the request of the passenger you can get vaccinated 10 days before your trip to the jungle. Check with your doctor.
  • Luggage in custody, leave them in our office for the days that will be in the jungle, in the same way it is recommended not to take more than S /. 180 or 200 soles for consumption expenses at the bar and purchase of handicrafts. If you have valuables, declare them to the personnel in charge. WITHOUT COST
  •     The company is not responsible for loss of objects and accessories that are under their responsibility and that have not been declared or placed in custody, it is recommended to carry in a personal bag (kangaroo, backpack) all these personal items, as well as documents and money. If there is an incident, immediately inform the lodge administrator, in the second instance, at the Cumaceba Iquitos offices for the immediate solution, otherwise there will be no claim after the service has been completed.

Where does the tour start and end?
  • All ours tours begins with the pick up to the tourists at the door of their hotels “We pick up to our clients from any hotel located in the city of Cusco”, We recommend to stay close to the historical center of the city of Cusco, it will make it easier to find your hotel.
  • All our tours ends at the door of the hotels, it means the tours will finish with transfer to your respective hotel located in Cusco.
How to prevent altitude sickness?
  • The altitude sickness or soroche can cause you some discomfort during your visit such as dizziness, fatigue or nausea. Try to avoid alcoholic beverages and fatty foods before the visit.
  • To reduce symptoms, try to acclimatize yourself one day before to the altitude of the city of Cusco. We recommend to drink infusions of coca leaf (natural plant used by the Incas) is an excellent option to avoid the actitude sickness.
How is the accommodation?
  • For all the tours which include hotels. We offer hotels of 3* and 4* category, it has spacious and comfortable rooms, bathrooms, hot showers and bueffet breakfast. If the tourist like, you can change the accommodation to a better service. You just have to request it via email for an additional cost.
Which season is the best time to visit Cusco and Machu Picchu?
  • The dry season months between April to December are the best time to come and visit Cusco. During those days the possibility of rain is very little, so the roads are not swampy and the landscapes can be better to enjoy and takes the best pictures. On the other hand, the months with the most rain are January, February and March.
What are the coldest months in Cusco Peru?
  • The coldest season in Cusco are in the months from May to July. During this time the sun is strong in the day, but once it goes down or you spend much time in the shade, it can get very cold. It can go below zero at night, so warm clothes and Jackets are necessary to bring during these months.
How long in advance can I request the tour?
  • We recommend to purchase the tours weeks or months in advance, this because the train and Machu Picchu tickets has a limit of spaces, dont wait until the lust minute to book your tour, other ways you will not be able to find spaces.
During the trip to Machu Picchu, where the big luggages will stay?

The train company that operates to Machu Picchu does not allow the traveler to carry a suitcase that weighs more than 7 kilograms. To go up and visit the city of Machu Picchu, it is recommended to carry a light and small backpack for your convenience; the rest of the luggages you can leave them without any problem at the storage of your hotel in Cusco, or you can also leave at our office in Cusco city, we have an storage too.

Very Important in case you want to book the Inca trail to Machu Picchu:
  • CLASSIC INCA TRAIL 4 DAYS: If you want to book the Classic Inca Trail 4 days, you must to book early to get your desired date. Depending on the month you prefer to do the hike, you may need to book 6 months or more in advance, the limit of spaces for the inca trail 4 days is 400 people per each day.
  • SHORT INCA TRAIL: If you are booking the 1 or 2 day Inca Trail, it is preferred that you also book in advance, however 2 to 4 month in advance would be good, the limit of spaces for the short inca trail is 200 people per each day.
When is the best season to hike the Inca Trail?
  • The best time of year to do the inca trail is between May to October, with August and September being the best months of all. The trail is dry and the weather is lovely. During the rainy season between November to April  the trail will be wet and can make it more difficult.

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