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Tambopata Reserve 5 days

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The trip is special for people who like nature. Is intensive, full of adventure, with possibilities to find wild animals and the most attractive landscapes, the tambopata reserve is considered one of the most beautiful destinations in the Amazon. It keeps nature rich in wildlife

Overview:

Locations Visited   : Tambopata Reserve , Cultural Zone
Trip Style                 : Jungle Tours
Length                     : 5D/4N
Frequency               : Upon Request
Group                       : 2 People min / 9 People max
Price                         : 670USD$
Physical Grading     : 2

Itinerary – Tambopata Reserve 5 days

Day 1: Arrival Puerto Maldonaldo

Arrival and Reception by your selected Guide. Our guides are biologists, tourism professionals, or community members. Unless noted otherwise, our guides speak English. We assign guides at 10:1 ratio in Posada Amazonas. This means groups smaller than 10 people will be merged with other groups under one guide. If you would like a private guide or a guide in a language other than English please let us know. Transfer Airport to Puerto Maldonado Headquarters Upon arrival from Lima or Cusco, we will welcome you at the airport and drive you ten minutes to our Puerto Maldonado headquarters. While enjoying your first taste of the forest in our gardens we will ask you to pack only the necessary gear for your next few days, and leave the rest at our safe deposit. This helps us keep the boats and cargo light. Transfer Pto Maldonado Headquarters to Tambopata River Port Skirting Puerto Maldonado, we drive 20 kilometers to the Tambopata River Port, entering the Native Community of Infierno. The port is a communal business.
Transfer Boat – Tambopata River Port to Posada Amazonas The forty five minute boat ride from the Tambopata Port to Posada Amazonas will take us into the Community´s Primary Forest Private Reserve.Orientation
Upon arrival, the lodge manager will welcome you and brief you with important navigation and security tips. Canopy Tower
A twenty minute walk from Posada Amazonas leads to the 30 meter scaffolding canopy tower. A bannistered staircase running through the middle provides safe access to the platforms above. From atop you obtain spectacular views of the vast expanses of standing forest cut by the Tambopata River winding through the middle. Now and then toucans, parrots or macaws are seen flying against the horizon, or mixed species canopy flocks land in the treetop next to you.
Dinner Ecotourism Lecture. A daily presentation on the Infierno ecotourism project is available every night from a staff member.
Overnight at Posada Amazonas

Boxed Lunch, Dinner

Posada Amazonas Lodge

Day 2: Tres Chimbadas Oxbow Lake, Ethnobotanical Tour

Breakfast Tres Chimbadas Oxbow Lake Tres Chimbadas is thirty minutes by boat and forty five minutes hiking from Posada Amazonas. Once there you will paddle around the lake in a catamaran, searching for the resident family of nine giant river otters (seen by 60% of our lake visitors) and other lakeside wildlife such as caiman, hoatzin and horned screamers. Otters are most active from dawn to eight or nine AM. Lunch
Ethno-botanical Tour A twenty minute boat drive downriver leads you to a trail designed by the staff of the Centro Ñape. The Centro Ñape is a communal organization that produces medicines out of forest plants and administers them to patients who choose their little clinic. They have produced a trail which explains the different medicinal (and other) uses of selected plants. Dinner
Night walk You will have the option of hiking out at night, when most of the mammals are active but rarely seen. Much easier to find are frogs with shapes and sounds as bizarre as their natural histories.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Posada Amazonas Lodge

Day 3: Parrot Clay Lick, Ceiba Trail Hike

Parrot Clay Lick This clay lick is only a twenty minute walk from Posada Amazonas. From a blind located about twenty meters away you will see dozens of parrots and parakeets descend on most clear mornings to ingest the clay on a river bank. Species such as Mealy and Yellow- headed Amazon, Blue-headed Parrot and Dusky headed Parakeet descend at this clay lick. The clay lick is active at dawn, during the late mornings and mid-afternoons. Breakfast Ceiba Trail Hike
We leave from the lobby at Posada Amazonas and embark on a two hour hike crowned by the largest tree in the vicinity: a giant ceiba tree. During the hike we will focus on the natural history of the rain forest and its principal taxonomic groups. Lunch
Farm Visit A thirty minute boat drive downriver takes us to the most complete farm in the community of Infierno. The owner grows a diverse variety of popular and unknown Amazon crops. In his garden, just about every plant and tree serves a purpose. Dinner

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Posada Amazonas Lodge

Day 4: Brazil Nut Trail and Camp, Overlook Walk

Breakfast Brazil Nut Trail and Camp. A few minutes hike from the lodge is a beautiful old growth patch of Brazil Nut forest that has been harvested for decades (if not centuries) where the precarious remains of a camp used two months a year by Brazil Nut gatherers can still be experienced. We will be demonstrating the whole process of the rain forest’s only sustainably harvested product from collection through transportation to drying. Lunch Overlook Walk
This 2 km trail will bring us along the Tambopata River. We will be able to clearly separate a Terra Firme Forest from a Secondary Forest after this walk, as the trail crosses both habitats. Resting on the benches we can witness the Tambopata on its unhurried journey across the lowland rainforest. Dinner

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Posada Amazonas Lodge

Day 5:

Transfer Boat – Posada Amazonas to Tambopata River Port Transfer Tambopata River Port to Pto Maldonado Headquarters Transfer Puerto Maldonado Headquarters to Airport We retrace our river and road journey back to Puerto Maldonado, our office and the airport. Depending on airline schedules, this may require dawn departures.
NOTES.- Included Programmes based on double occupancy. Includes all meal, accommodations, and services, all river transportation, and transfer from and to the airport of Puerto Maldonado.

Not Included.- International or domestic airfares, airport departure taxes or visa fees, excess
aggage charges, additional nights during the trip due to flight cancellations, alcoholic beverages or bottled water, snacks, insurance of any kind, laundry, phone calls or messages, reconfirmation of flights and items of personal nature. Boat Transportation All our boats are 20 foot long, roofed canoes with 55 hp outboard motors. Daily arrivals and departures from every port are scheduled to meet every airline´s arrival and departure with a maximum two hour wait. We reserve the right to change the order of activities.

Breakfast,

Included – Tambopata Reserve 5 days

What is Included:

  • Reception and transfer in and return to our Lodge.
  • All river transportation by our private motor boat.
  • Private Accommodations in Double / Triple Bungaloos. Hot Showers.
  • 3 meals per day All meals included in your Package,
  • Guided Tours by expert guided, Lectures Services.
  • Transfer from and to the airport of Puerto Maldonado

What is not Included:

  • International or domestic airfares, airport departure taxes or visa fees, excess baggage charges
  • Additional nights during the trip due to flight cancellations, alcoholic beverages
  • Bottled water, snacks, insurance of any kind
  • Laundry, phone calls or messages, reconfirmation of flights and items of personal nature.

We recommend that you bring:

  • Good binoculars
  • Camera gear
  • Tight-weave, light colored, long cotton pants
  • Long sleeved, tight-weave, light colored cotton shirts
  • Ankle-high hiking boots and sneakers
  • Flashlight with batteries
  • Sunblock lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Broad-brimmed hat
  • Rain suit or poncho
  • Insect repellent
  • Small denomination bills
  • Small daypack
  • Luggage is hand-carried at various stages in the trip for long distance. We strongly recommend you limit your weight to 15 kilos (32 pounds a piece).
  • If you are visiting other destinations in Peru or South America that require different kinds of clothing, you can always pack separate bags and safely leave them at our offices in Puerto Maldonado on the first day so we won’t be carrying them around uselessly. Your bag will be waiting for you at the airport the day you leave.

PRICE: 670 USD$ per person when booking 2 people
PRICE:650 USD$ per person when booking 3 people
PRICE: 630 USD$ per person when booking 4- 6 people
PRICE: 540 USD$ per person when booking 7- 9 people


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