Experience the beautiful Sandoval lake with its incredibly abundant flora and fauna.
Right in the Tambopata National Reserve is where the Madre de Dios River is located and where you will be able to observe all types of wildlife, from monkeys, caimans to birds and butterflies, you will see an astonishing amount of different species. Additionally, you will be mesmerized by the lush green of the abundant vegetation of the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest. Not without reason is Puerto Maldonado referred to as the capital of biodiversity of Peru.
With our 2 Days Tour, you will get to see some of the most beautiful places in Puerto Maldonado and an outstanding variety of the Amazon’s wildlife. Don’t miss out on this opportunity and book your tour now!
|Duration: 2 days||Altitude: 182 m / 597 ft||Accommodation: Bungalows|
|Difficulty: Easy||Season: All year||Covid-19 Biosafety Protocols|
Day 1: Madre de Dios River Boat Ride & visit to Cocha Caiman
Once you arrive at the airport we will pick you up and bring you to your hotel.
After a short break, we will begin to explore this fascinating capital of biodiversity of Peru. We will board a bus to start a city tour of Puerto Maldonado.
Then, we will go to Puerto Capitanía to embark on a motorized boat and drive along the lower Madre de Dios River. During the trip, we will immerse ourselves in a fascinating natural environment. With some luck, we will see Ronsocos, Caimans, Turtles, Herons, Cormorants, and other species.
After the boat ride, we will return to the lodge where you will be served a delicious drink of tropical amazonian fruits. Then you have some time to relax in your bungalow as lunch will be prepared. In a cozy dining room with a rustic design, you will be served a delicious lunch in order to prepare you for the rest of the day.
Then our guide will take you to Cocha Caimán, a small lagoon with an abundant presence of specimens of Black Caimans (Melanosuchus niger) and White Caimans (Caiman crocodiles). This will be a spectacular and adrenalin-kicking experience.
Afterward, we will return to the lodge and find a place to watch the sunset which is almost every day a breathtaking experience due to the full-color range and intensities of the amazonian jungle sky. You will have some free time to enjoy this amazing place until dinner will be served.
After a delicious dinner, you will have the opportunity to share unforgettable moments while enjoying the bar which is equipped with an excellent board game room and stocked with all types of exotic drinks.
Day 2: Departure.
After a restful night, you will have a delicious breakfast before returning to the airport of Puerto Maldonado.
Important: The exact time schedule of the tour will be confirmed in a previous briefing.
- Transfer to the airport – Hotel – Airport.
- Tourist Transportation
- All Meals ( Breakfast, lunch & dinner)
- Bilingual guide
TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE
- Domestic or international flights
- Additional services (Bar, Boutique, Masajes, Kayak, Zipline etc.)
- Services not detailed in the program
- Tips & Extra Money
- Bring light clothing
- Raining poncho
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Sunscreen and repellent
Puerto Maldonado is the capital of the Madre de Dios region in southeastern Peru. Capital of the Tambopata district and at the same time of the homonymous province and the department of Madre de Dios. It is located on the banks of the confluence of the Madre de Dios River and the Tambopata River and is one of the main commercial centers of the Amazon.
Did you know that Lake Sandoval is one of the largest lakes in the Tambopata reserve.
How to get to Sandoval Lake?
In order to get to Lake Sandoval, you have to go to Puerto Maldonado, from this place, you must rent a boat, which in approximately thirty minutes will take you to the banks of the Madre de Dios River, from this point, you only need to walk, for a average 4.3 kilometers to the lake.
Where is Lake Sandoval located?
Lake Sandoval is located in the Tambopata National Reserve, a place of almost 3,000 square kilometers where flora and fauna are the real protagonists. This area is located in the department of Madre de Dios, south of the city of Puerto Maldonado.
How is Lake Sandoval formed?
It originates on one of the meanders of the Madre de Dios River, on its right bank. It is three kilometers (1.86 miles) long, 1 kilometer (0.62 miles) wide, and a depth ranging from 0.5 to three meters (1.64 to 9.84 feet). Y It is shaped like a half moon.
What to do at Lake Sandoval?
Lake Sandoval is the perfect place to spend a vacation of total relaxation and rest from the daily routine. Since in the lake and its surroundings you can perform various activities.
You can take a boat ride on Lake Sandoval: one of the wonders of this lake is that you can enter it with a boat. Paddling across Lake Sandoval while enjoying the scenery that surrounds you, the sounds of nature and the company of black alligators and turtles will make you feel completely free.
You can also go trekking around Lake Sandoval: when you visit the jungle, it is always very exciting to walk its paths. During the tour, you will be able to see various animals moving freely from tree to tree and you will get to know the most secret corners of the enigmatic Amazon.
In fact, you will have to do it in the company of a guide since they know all the roads and will be able to take you and bring you back without any problem.
Night walk: can you imagine walking through the dense jungle with only the light of the moon? That is one of the most common activities around Lake Sandoval.
You will connect at night in the Amazon, with millions of sounds around you that you do not know where they come from and with the mystery of not knowing the animals that are accompanying you on this adventure.
Monkey Island: an essential stop on the way to Lake Sandoval is the Monkey Island, an entertaining place where different species of this animal coexist in total harmony with nature. The friendly monkeys will walk by your side and, without any kind of shame, will climb on your back to accompany you on this path. Enjoy this unique experience.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
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HOW TO BOOK THE TOUR?
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- Hotel Information: (Very important – We need the name and address of the hotel that you are staying at in the city of Cusco so that we can pick you up at the time when the tour starts)
To confirm reservations it is required to pay 50% in advance and the other 50% can be paid upon arrival at your destination.
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- All rates for our Peru Packages are expressed in US dollars (subject to currency exchange rates) and are priced per person
- The rates for Peruvians only include VAT
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- Children under 2 years and 11 months are considered INF (babies) and are not permitted on this tour
- Children from 3 to 10 years and 11 months are considered DCC (child) and thus eligible for special rates and obliged to share the room with their parents
- Children over 11 years old are considered adults
- Minors must travel with an identity document
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