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River Madre de Dios

   3 Days / 2 Nights
   At the explorers Inn

  1. Arrive to EI Lodge
  2. Cocococha Lake
  3. Return by Canoe

Day 1: Arrive to EI Lodge

Reception at the airport, transfer to Peruvian safari office to prepare for the river trip and boarding of our motorized dugout canoes depending of the hour we will have either a box lunch on the boat or lunch at arrival to the EI. During the trip we may see caymans, turtles and waterfowl, etc. After approx 3 hours we will arrive at the EI lodge where we will received with a welcome drink. We are now deep inside pristine rainforest and surrounded by its sounds. After a short rest we will have a short hike to a small lagoon and return in time to enjoy a jungle sunset at sunset point. After returning to the lodge we will board again the canoe for a short night ride to spot caymans on the river banks with flashlights. After returning we will have dinner, at which the Resident Naturalists (RN), will be available to answer questions of brief us on the Amazon rainforest.

Day 2: Cocococha Lake

After an early breakfast, guided by one of our RN, we will start a 3.5 miles hike to Cocococha oxbow lake. On the way we will observe exotic plants and insects, colourful butterflies and birds, monkeys and, with luck, perhaps even some of the large mammals. At the lake canoes will be available for a ride around it watching the wildlife on the shoreline, return to the EI for a late lunch. Afternoon free for relaxing or independent activities. Dinner.

Day 3: Return by Canoe

Very early wake up and breakfast. Boarding of the canoe to return to Pto Maldonado watching an unforgettable dawn on the tambopata river. Transfer to the airport for return flight.

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Black cayman, Madre de Dios
Sunset in Tambopata   Ara Macao



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