PERU TRAVEL PLANNER
Puerto Maldonado Tour
- Madre de Dios
Rainforest Adventure Road Trip
RAINFOREST ADVENTURE ROAD TRIP
Macaw Clay Lick - 4 days /3 nights
Please contact us
for more information and for pricing.
Note: We require minimum two passengers traveling
together. Single traveler need to ask for a group.
A new way to enjoy an ecotourism trip in the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest. An Eco
tour that will allow you to learn about the Amazon jungle in an unforgettable
experience, combining trekking, visits to the largest Macaw’s clay lick known on
world, wildlife observation in the upper Tambopata River, and many other
different activities surrounded by the amazing rainforest and the best amazon
||4 Days & 3 Nights
||Not included, available upon request
||included as specified below
Day 1 Transfer at Wasaí Tambopata Lodge
Reception at the airport, transportation by road during 40minutes until
reaching the trail that leads to Wasai Private Reserve. There will
change our vehicle to one specially designed to fully enjoy the
adventure. Little by little we will leave human presence behind, as we
go deeper into the jungle. This journey will take between 1 and 2 hours
until we reach the Wasai Private Reserve. Box lunch.
Once we are there, we will initiate a trek of introduction to the
ecology in a tour of approximately 3 km towards the Lodge which is
located on the banks of the Tambopata River. During the walk you will be
able to appreciate the different types of forests such as swamps, bamboo
forest, hi terrace forest, low land forest and with luck some animals of
Once in the Tambopata River you will be accommodated in your bungalows,
which have terraces and hammocks to relax. You will be able to swim in
the river with the assistance of the guide or any staff member. Free
time the rest of the afternoon, until dinner. After dinner, we will
start a search for Caymans in the Tambopata River. Overnight at WASAI
Tambopata Lodge. (BL, D).
Day 2 Macaw’s Clay Lick
Early wake up around 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 enjoy the facilities
and the surroundings of Wasai.
(Around 12 am) We leave again to take a 5 minute river journey to enjoy
“Cascadas del Gato”, 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. Return to the lodge .Lunch will be served between 1:30
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.
Overnight at WASAI Tambopata Lodge. (B, L, D)
Day 3 River Adventure
Awakening at the lodge is one of the most impressive spectacles of sound
and color in the Amazon. Visitors may rest, take a coffee or walk
through the surroundings of the lodge by themselves or with the
assistance of a guide until breakfast and see many different types of
birds, butterflies, mammals and tropical flowers. Breakfast will take
place between 7:00 to 9:00 am, and then we will start a short boat trip
for about 30 minutes upstream the Tambopata River to enjoy the view and
get to the starting point of our Kayak adventure in the sector known as
The Gold Island.
After a brief training on kayaking, you will make your way back to the
lodge downstream with the guide paddling next to you. There will be also
a motorized boat for any assistance. The ride downstream on kayak is
calm and with some small class 1 rapid, which make it fun. It is
possible to see birds in the river banks. The ride ends on the Gato
River, where depending on the river level you have two different
possibilities. When it is low a beautiful cascade where you can swim is
formed. If the level of the river is high it is possible to paddle
through the river in kayak against the stream. It is also possible to
swim in the surroundings of the cascade. Return to the lodge at midday
to have lunch and a rest.
In the afternoon, we will make a short ethno botanical walk of 1 km
until the swamp area where the adventure complex is located. There you
will be able to enjoy different adventure activities between the trees:
Suspended bridges, Zip Lines of over 100 m, rope bridge, floating ropes,
tri lines, etc. Night walks. Relax in the lodge. Dinner. Overnight at
Wasai Tambopata Lodge (B, L, D )
Day 4 Transfer Out
Very early road trip to Puerto Maldonado transfer to the airport. (B)
Please note that the program may vary slightly so as to maximize your
wildlife sightings, depending on the reports of our researchers and
experienced naturalist guides based at the lodge.
END OF OUR SEVICES
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Macaw’s Clay Lick
Transfer airport – lodge - airport, transportation, excursions, lodging (03
nights at WasaíTambopataLodge), full board, bilingual guide and rubberboots.
Meals as specified in theitinerary. B=Breakfast; L=Lunch; D=Dinner.
NOT INCLUDED IN THE FEE
Entrance to the protected area of Tambopata (INRENA TAX) is USD 15 per
person (Entrance fee to the National Park and Reserve be subject to change by
International or domestic airfares, airport departure taxes or visa fees, excess
baggage charges, additional nights during the trip due to flight cancellations,
alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages or bottled water, snacks, insurance of any
kind, laundry, phone calls, radio calls or messages, reconfirmation of
international flights and items of personal nature.