Note: We require minimum two passengers traveling together If single traveler ask for the supplement.
The trip 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 and birdwatchers.
|3 days and 2 nights
|Excursion to The amazing macaw clay lick “collpa”
|Not included, available upon request (LP 073 and LP 072)
|included as specified below
|YES, feel free to ask for extra services
|Entrance to the Protected Area of Tambopata (USD $12.00 per person)
DAY 1 ARRIVAL PUERTO MALDONADO
Reception at the airport and transportation to the Wasai MALDONADO Ecolodge, where you will receive a welcoming tropical fruit beverage. You will embark for a 4 hour motorboat trip up the Tambopata river to Wasai TAMBOBATA Lodge & Research Center (box lunch on board). During the trip into the heart of the rain forest 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 cayman. Reception and accommodation at Wasai 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. Overnight at Wasai TAMBOPATA Lodge. (L, D).
DAY 2 MACAW CLAY LICK “COLLPA”
Early wake up at 4:30 am to take a light breakfast (coffee or tea), 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 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 cayman search. Overnight at Wasai TAMBOPATA Lodge. (B, L, D)
DAY 3 TRANSFER OUT
After breakfast we will return by boat to Puerto Maldonado to take our flight to Lima or Cuzco.(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
All hotel and lodge accommodations based on double or single occupancy. All scheduled land, lake and river transportation. All transfers. All scheduled excursions with English-speaking guide services. All entrance fees. Meals as specified in the itinerary. 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 . 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