Amazon Expedition Tambopata (5 days)

Macaw Clay Lick and Sandoval Lake

Amazon Expedition Tambopata with Macaw Clay Lick and Lake Sandoval 4 days

This is a new tour being offered by Wasai Tambopata Lodge and Expeditions to offer a genuine rainforest wilderness experience and an excellent opportunity to see some of the wildlife that Tambopata is famous for. A complete program which combines the comfort of beautiful lodges with the experience to spend a night camping in the Bahuaja Sonene National Park.


Tambopata Vacation Package - The tour package includes:

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Transfers airport / lodge / airport in Puerto Maldonado

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2 Nights in bungalow double or triple in Wasai Tambopata Lodge, 1 night at campsite Tambopata Wildlife Center in Malinowski and 1 night in Wasai Maldonado Eco Lodge in Puerto Maldonado

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Breakfast, Lunch and dinner at the lodge.

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Rubber boots

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Excursions mentioned in the program (Shared services - In group).

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English speaking guide

Domestic Flights in Peru

Optional flight tickets from Lima or from Cuzco

AXA Travel Assistant

Optional AXA Travel Assistant


Day 1: ... (Lima or Cuzco) / Puerto Maldonado / Wasai Tambopata Lodge (L-D)

  • Reception at the airport and transport to the Wasai Maldonado Eco Lodge, where you will receive a welcome tropical fruit beverage.

  • After a short briefing about the tour, you will embark for a 4 hour motorboat trip up the Tambopata River to Wasai Tambopata Lodge (box lunch on route). During the trip we will be able to observe the local farms and the jungle wildlife; the most likely animal to see is capybaras, the largest rodent in the world, river turtle, caymans and different species of birds.

  • Accommodation at the lodge at arrival.

  • After a short rest we will have a brief introductory walk in the forest nearby to learn basic principles of ecology and hear some wildlife natural history and observe the nocturnal life of insects, frogs of various colors, and an occasional encounter with nocturnal mammals.

  • Return to the lodge for dinner.

  • We will enjoy the diverse sounds of the jungle which will accompany our first night in Amazonia.

  • Overnight at Wasai Tambopata Lodge


Day 2: Wasai Tambopata Lodge / Tambopata Wild Life Center (B-L-D)

  • You will awake in a beautiful natural environment with the chanting of the oropéndola sand other exotic birds.Those
    who wake up early will be able to contemplate the landscape and take amazing pictures in the paths within the lodge or from our viewpoint, while enjoying a freshly filtered coffee or some infusion.

  • After breakfast, we will have the chance of swimming in the Tambopata River. Those who wish can do Kayaking (*) or
    fishing in the river where inhabit more than 250 species of fish.

  • After lunch, we will embark the boat and head to the Bahuaja Sonene National Park where our campsite is located. During the journey we will pass through beautiful and pristine landscapes, with few or none human presence whatsoever, areas destined exclusively to conservation and eco-tourism, giving us an excellent opportunity to watch birds and animals such as capibaras, jaguars, turtles, caimans, etc.

  • As the afternoon falls, we will arrive to campsite Tambopata Wildlife Center located in Malinowski River, where we will settle our encampment in the midst of the jungle, between giant trees and accompanied by the sound of the wilderness.

  • After accommodating our tents we will walk to"La Torre" viewpoint,which provides an amazing view of the sunset in the confluence of the AltoTambopata and Malinowski rivers.

  • After that we will go on night walk towards the Mammal Clay Lick where we will try to spotsome nocturnal mammals that visit the Collpa to eat clay or hunt some prey.

  • At night, after dinner, we will light a campfire under the moonlight.

  • Camping night at Tambopata Wildlife Center

  • (*) Adventure activities such as Kayak or zip-line have an additional cost of $ 20.00 and Tree climbing (over 50m/165 feet tall) has a cost of $ 40.00


Day 3: Tambopata Wild Life Center / Macaw's Clay Lick / Wasai Tambopata Lodge (B-L-D)

  • We will be awaken by the sounds of the howler monkeys by dawn, soon to be joined by the sound of other animals
    waking up and birds flying across the morning red sky. We will take a light coffee or some infusion to start our 25
    minutes ride upstream headed to the El Chuncho Great Macaw Clayl Lick, inside the Bahuaja Sonene National Park. We will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful scenery of one of the most pristine forests in the world and watch some wild fauna at the river Banks, such as capybaras, river turtles and caimans.

  • 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 in the clay lick to eat it, an unforgettable experience.

  • A unique experience that you will never forget! Once the walk is over we will initiate our way back downstream the Tambopata River, towards Tambopata Wildlife Center campsite where we will share a more consistent breakfast.

  • We will return to Wasai Tambopata Lodge through the Tambopata River, where we will take a rest. Those who wish can swim in the Lodge's dock before lunch.

  • After lunch, we will do an Ethnobotanical walk where we will learn about the medical plants of the region and see walking palm trees, giant lupunas, and many other curious flora species.

  • This afternoon you may perform adventure activities (*) such as: zip-line, kayak or tree climbing.

  • At night we will go on a boat ride in search for caymans in the surroundings of the lodge, where we will be able to get a closer look of them.

  • Overnight at Wasai Tambopata Lodge

  • (*) Adventure activities such as Kayak or zip-line have an additional cost of $ 20.00 and Tree climbing (over 50 m / 165 feet tall) has a cost of $ 40.00


Day 4: Wasai Tambopata Lodge / Sandoval Lake / Puerto Maldonado (B-L-D)

  • After breakfast we will make a trip in boat to the Wasai Maldonado Eco Lodge, in Puerto Maldonado where we will relax in our bungalows and enjoy a tasty lunch.

  • After lunch we will leave and travel for thirty minutes on the Madre de Dios River, to the access trail to Sandoval Lake, a beautiful typical rainforest lake, 3 kilometers 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.

  • It is time to begin our return hike to the Madre de Dios River to return to Puerto Maldonado.

  • There we will stay in the modern and comfortable bungalows of Wasai Maldonado Eco Lodge.

  • After dinner we will be able to rest or go around the city on foot or on bicycle. We can enjoy the pool and its cascade surrounded by verdant vegetation.

  • Rest of the night free to enjoy the night life of this welcoming city.

  • Overnight at Wasai Maldonado Eco Lodge


Day 5: Puerto Maldonado / ... (Lima or Cuzco) (B)

  • Breakfast

  • Transfer to the airport for your flight to Lima or Cuzco

  • Depending on your departure flight you can enjoy of Wasai Maldonado Eco Lodge as the swimming pool or the beautiful surroundings.



Flights: Kindly book your tickets from 10:00 am to 12:00 p.m. in order to avoid disappointment

Baggage: Due to the difficulty of transporting large pieces of baggage by boat, we strongly recommend that you take only a backpack or small suitcase – just the essential items for your stay in the rainforest. Extra luggage can be stored in our office in Puerto Maldonado in Wasai Puerto Maldonado Ecolodge before departure to the Wasai Tambopata Lodge.

What to take: We recommend that you bring light clothes, long sleeve shirts, long pants, a jacket, bathing clothes, walking shoes, sunglasses, insect repellent, binoculars, and a flashlight.

The program does not include:

  • Flight ticket Lima / Puerto Maldonado / Lima ask for our promotional airfares.

  • Any other service not mentioned in the program.

  • Tips for guides and staff members.

  • Entrance to Tambopata National Reserve and Bahuaja Sonene National Park (mandatory payment US $ 48)

  • Adventure Activities (Kayak, Tree Climbing and Zip Line)

Wasai Tambopata Lodge Rates 2018 - Rates per person in US Dollar

Room Type

Max. Passengers

Rate Per Person



$ 875



$ 727



$ 727

(5 - 11 old years)


$ 471


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