Adventure Trips
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Jungle Connection




    The growing boom in ecotourism thanks to the natural reserves of: Tambopata National Reserve Peru, Manu National Park and Bahuaja Sonene; They have set the eyes of the world on these paradises due to the high degree of biodiversity that they have among their forests. Every day many local, national tourists and from different parts of the world (America, Europe, Asia, etc.), as well as scientists, students, ornithologists among others; They come to visit the Tambopata National Reserve and/or the Tambopata Research Center.


    The Tambopata National Reserve has managed to promote tourism and grow with it, here you can enjoy many attractions such as the Viewpoints, where you can be amazed by the incredible view of the jungle and its rivers in tune with urban progress; another attraction and one of the most outstanding, is the famous "Macaws Clay Lick" in the Tambopata river; as well as spot and enjoy the family of “giant otters that live in Sandoval Lake, and the amount of wildlife that lives in this majestic jungle.


    You will visit the fascinating Sandoval Lake Tambopata, the monkeys island, the native community of "Infierno", and you will be fascinated with the incredible landscapes that surround this natural jewel; the incredible walks along the Tambopata and Madre de Dios rivers, as well as the visit of various lakes (bodies of water that are formed when a meander of a river is cut). And of course, we can't forget the happy and friendly people of Puerto Maldonado that make this one of those places you will never want to leave.


    A must for all nature lovers and trekking travelers who only came to visit the lost city of the Incas Machu Picchu or Machupicchu; you can add this incredible tour to your travels in Peru, we are totally sure that you will not regret it!



    Frequency       : Daily Departures

    Physical rating: 1-2-3-4-5





    Once we arrive in Puerto Maldonado (Capital of Biodiversity of Peru), our staff will pick you up from the hotel, airport or bus station and transfer you to our office in Puerto Maldonado, where you can leave your extra luggage; After this we will go to the Captaincy of Puerto Maldonado (Port or jetty) to board our covered motorized boat (canoe), going down the river for 45 minutes (approx.) to the Sandoval Lake area within the "Tambopata National Reserve "; During the tour we will find ourselves in a fascinating natural environment, where we will be able to observe a large amount of wildlife such as: caimans, capybaras, turtles, herons, cormorants and many other species of animals. To get to Lake Sandoval from the port we have to walk 3 km. or 1.86 miles (approx. 1 hour); once in the lake we will board a rowing canoe to cross the Sandoval Lake and 30 minutes after a walk, we will arrive at the Sandoval Lodge.


    Once at the lodge, we will be received with the nectar of the tropical fruits of the Peruvian Amazon, to later provide you with your comfortable bungalow (room accommodation). After that we will enjoy a delicious lunch as well as a short nap. After the siesta, our professional guide will lead us through a nice, well-signposted path to enjoy the spectacular sunset of the tropical jungle (a multicolored experience). And then, with the help of our flashlight, we are going to do a night walk in the trail system of the area, where we will have the opportunity to see night monkeys, snakes, frogs and different types of insects. Once again in our hostel, we will enjoy a delicious dinner, and then we will have the opportunity to enjoy unforgettable moments in our bar (games and drinks). Enjoy the night…



    The day will begin in this ecological paradise with a mixture of sounds, and a delicious breakfast will provide us the necessary energy for a morning full of new experiences. Then we will board our canoe to take a tour in the Sandoval Lake, which constitutes a special ecosystem (huge variety of animals). In Lake Sandoval we can find a family of Giant Otters (pteronurus braziliensis), which generally frequent the lake; We will also be able to observe black and white caimans (alligators), turtles, the majestic jaguar, birds, etc.


    Sandoval Lake has abundant wildlife, including more than 40 species of resident lakeside birds; most waterfowl feed on fish around the lake; we will have the option to take excellent photos of the Hoatzins or Shanshos, prehistoric-looking birds, they are easy to photograph while we observe them from our canoe or catamaran.


    After the lake we will begin an adventure in a virgin forest trail (brazilian nut trail), which is unique and remains intact; During this walk we will observe a great variety of flora and fauna (flooded forest) such as: macaws, parrots, toucans and other typical birds of the place; a great variety of monkeys in their natural habitat such as: spider monkey, howler monkey, capuchin monkey, squirrel monkey, etc. and also other animal species such as Coati and sloths. Finally, we return to our lodge and end the day with a nice dinner. After dinner we will do a night activity, we will look for caimans (alligators), and then go to rest in the lodge.



    After a delicious breakfast we will begin a new adventure in this virgin jungle; Accompanied by our guide we will take a walk through the deep jungle, in the morning we will cross the Sandoval Lake, and after 20 minutes of walking we will visit Collpa Palmeras or Palms Clay Lick (flooded forest), where species of parakeets, parrots and macaws abound such as the white-eyed parakeet, the blue-headed parrot, the chestnut-fronted macaw and especially the red-bellied macaw, which return to the palm forest to rest and spend the night, this species of macaw is found in different parts of the Amazon, the palm forests are their living home. The Red-bellied Macaw flock at Lake Sandoval is currently one of the largest reported in the world with at least 500 birds.


    Then we will board our canoe again to cross the lake and walk for approximately 2 hours having the opportunity to see ancient trees such as: the iron tree, the ceiba, ficus, etc. typical trees of the tropical forest. After lunch and a short nap, we will board our canoe, this time to visit a 12-meter tower located on the edge of the reserve, enjoying the jungle once again. We return to our lodge and enjoy a good dinner. After dinner or whenever you prefer you can leave the dining room and enjoy a wide variety of moths, beetles, praying mantises and more; who are attracted to the black light in the clearing of the lodge. For those who still have energy for one more activity before resting, our guide will take you on a short night walk into the forest around the lodge.


    After breakfast, we will leave the Tambopata Peru National Reserve taking the same path back to the port on the Madre de Dios River. From there, we will travel 10 minutes by boat down the river to visit an indigenous family of the Matsiguenka ethnic group; to know their customs and spend time with them. Afterwards, we will go to our second hostel where you can relax in your comfortable room. We'll meet again for lunch and have time for a nap. In the afternoon, we will visit the monkey island, where you will be able to observe two different species of capuchin monkeys: the brown capuchin monkey and the white-fronted capuchin monkey. We will return to the lodge to have dinner and spend the night. THE VISIT TO THE NATIVE FAMILY IS 15 SOLES PER PERSON (NOT INCLUDED).



    After a grateful night, we will enjoy a delicious breakfast, after breakfast, we will do another flexible activity, we will walk in the forest to see more biodiversity of flora and fauna. Finishing lunch, it will be time to say goodbye to the jungle and start the return to the city of Puerto Maldonado, to leave you at the hotel, bus station or airport. During the tour we will be able to continue appreciating the wonder of the Peruvian jungle. End of service...



    • Canopy Walk, we will go to a canopy walkway (Hanging Bridge) for a new adventure, where we will be able to observe the immensity and majesty of the tropical forest from a different perspective (30 meters high), the bridges will allow us to appreciate the nature from above, we will have a panoramic view of the rivers, and from the platforms we will be able to observe different species of birds such as toucans, macaws, tanagers, orioles and much more. This will be an unforgettable experience.
    • Zip-line, when we finish the canopy walkway, we will prepare for the next activity that is full of adrenaline; you will be more than 30 meters high, on the trees doing Zip-Line; For this activity we will have a specialized guide, who will inform us about the use of safety equipment and how to use it correctly. There are two strong cables that support more than 3 tons, which will allow us to feel the thrill of sliding through the trees while enjoying the magnificent landscapes. This is one of those experiences that you will always remember.



    • Entrance to the reserve
    • Professional guide
    • River and land transport
    • Lodge accommodation
    • Meals (Vegetarian option)
    • First aid kit
    • Water
    • Rubber boots
    • First aid kit



    • Drinks such as soft drinks, wine or beers
    • Tips and souvenirs



    • Camera
    • Binoculars
    • Long-sleeved shirts and long pants, bathing suit
    • Warm clothing (in case of cold front)
    • Waterproof rain gear (long poncho)
    • Wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses for sunny days
    • 50% DEET - insect repellent
    • Sunscreen
    • Walking shoes and sandals
    • Flashlight (enough batteries)
    • Towel for the whole tour
    • Medications and/or personal supplies
    • A backpack and a daypack
    • A bottle of water for the first day, plastic bags
    • Extra money (personal expenses)


    • Entrance to the reserve
    • Professional guide
    • River and land transports
    • Lodge accommodations (single or double)
    • Meals (Vegetarian Option)
    • Drinking water
    • Rubber boots
    • First aid kit



    • First breakfast
    • Drinks such as: sodas, wine or beers
    • Tips and souvenirs.



    • Camera
    • Binoculars
    • Long sleeve shirts and long pants, swimming suit
    • Warm clothes (in case of cold front)
    • Waterproof rain gear (long poncho)
    • Wide brim hat and sun glasses for sunny days
    • A 50% DEET Insect repellent (at least)
    • Sun screen lotion
    • Hiking shoes and sandals
    • Flashlight, enough batteries
    • Towel for all the tour
    • Personal medication and/or supplies
    • Back pack or duffel bag plus a day pack
    • One bottle of water for the first day, plastic bags
    Prices: US$ 400.00


    Daily departures all year round, minimum: 02 participants

     Frequent questions:

    How long in advance should you make a reservation?

    • Reservations can be a minimum of 48 hours in advance. However, places are limited and are always subject to availability. Tickets for Tambopata National Reserve, are in high demand, running out months in advance in some cases. For this reason, we recommend making the reservation as far in advance as possible.

    To qualify for discounts for children, students or the Andean community?

    • Participants occupying a place (seats and beds) pay normal rate.

    Are there prices by type of accommodation?

    • Not, on the tour we offer standard accommodation. If preferred accommodation is desired, it must be coordinated with the agency.

    What is the weather like in Tambopata?

    • Tambopata is located in the Amazon jungle, having a warm and temperate climate, with an average minimum temperature of 20° C and an average maximum temperature of 30° C. From April to October is the dry season, that is, during that period there is a lower probability of rain, while from November to March is the rainy season. Despite the differentiation every day of the year there is the possibility of rain, since it is a tropical area (rain forest).