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.
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