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SANDOVAL LAKE PARADISE
Arborícola Frog, Tambopata


3 Days / 2 Nights

Just one hour from Puerto Maldonado (national capital of biodiversity) is located one of the most beautiful natural regions of the Tambopata - Candamo Reserve Zone.
This lake allows for a pleasant look at the magnificence and splendour of south Peruvian amazonia.

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Day 1: Wasai Maldonado Lodge

Reception at the airport and transfer to Wasai Maldonado Lodge. Short visit of the town. Transport by boat to the Lodge at the bank of the Madre de Dios River. Welcome and lodging in confortable bungalows with a nice view of the river. Small walk to know the surroundings until lunch. Brief rest. Trekking through the jungle. During the walk you will see huge trees and a great biodiversity. Guides will give an explanation of the tropical ecology and will answer any question. After around two hours, return to the lodge to enjoy the sunset at the riverbank of the Madre de Dios River. Free until dinner.

Nocturnal options: recreation at the lodge, search of caimans in river or nocturnal trekking.

Day 2: Sandoval Lake

Breakfast . Around 10 am. Transport to the Sandoval Lake. Your luggage will be send to your rooms at Wasai Maldonado Lodge.Visit to the historical ship of Fitzcarrald on the way. Continue our trip by boat until he access trail to the Lake. 5 Km. hike to the banks of the lake. We will have the opportunity to observe the great diversity of species of flora in this zone and maybe a troop of monkeys or other animals which live in the Reserve. There we will board a canoe to paddle around the lake enjoying the beauty of the landscape and observing the wildlife, such as kingfishers, herons, hoatzins (unique prehistoric looking birds) monkeys, etc. If we are lucky we could see the family of giant otters which live there. Lunch in the canoe or in a typical local lodge. After lunch we will have the opportunity to fish piranhas and swim in the lake. Prepare yourself for an spectacular sunset.

It is time to begin our return hike to the Madre de Dios River to return to Puerto Maldonado. There we will stay in the modern and comfortable bungalows of WASAI Maldonado Lodge. After dinner we will be able to rest or go around the town on foot, bycicle or motorcycle. We can enjoy the swimming pool and its cascade surrounded by verdant vegetation. Rest of the night free to enjoy the night life of this welcoming town.

Day 3: Departure

Breakfast and transportation to the airport.

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Photos:

Sandoval Lake, Madre de Dios
Nanay River   Puma

Affiliations:


IATA

(International Air Transport Association)
Affiliation Code: 91-5-008-0
Telephone Number: (+511) 222-4353

COTAL
(Latin America Confederation of Travel Organizations)
Affiliation Code: AC1812
Telephone Number: (+5411) 4393-5696 (based in Argentina)

APAVIT
(Peruvian Association of Travel Agencies)
Affiliation Code: AO683
Telephone Number: 011-511-433-1111

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