Macaw Clay lick & Sandoval Lake 3 days / 2 nights

Highlights -> caiman watching, tour of the Tambopata National Reserve, jungle trekking learning about flora and fauna, monkey, bird and caiman watching.


Day 1

Reception at the airport or bus station and transfer to the Monte Amazónico office for registration. In case you have large suitcases, we suggest you to repack and take only what is necessary.

Transfer by land (4X4) to our destination for approximately 2 hours to reach the banks of the Tambopata River. In this place we will take a boat to the Lodge «Monte Amazónico – Tambopata». Welcome and delivery of rooms, lunch.

In the afternoon, we will take an introductory walk to the rainforest where we will have the opportunity to see animals in their natural habitat such as amphibians, mammals, reptiles and wonderful insects, among others.

Day 2

We wake up very early, at 4:30 am, to go to the largest macaw clay lick in the world, the COLLPA CHUNCHO, in a trip of approximately 1:30 hours, by boat, on the way we will have the incredible opportunity to see some species such as ronsocos, which are the largest rodents in the world, sachavacas, and you can even see the most beautiful South American feline, the jaguar, many of our clients are witnesses with photographic evidence of encounters with these beautiful mammals, camping type breakfast.

Once we arrive at the macaw clay lick we will see hundreds of parrots of different species that come to eat clay from the wall adjacent to the river. We will settle into our chairs to wait for one of the most beautiful natural spectacles of birdlife in the world to begin. The parrots are followed by the 3 most colorful species of macaws in the Americas, the red and green, plus the blue and yellow macaws come together to eat clay needed in their daily diet and eliminate toxins. On a good day of activity you will see hundreds of these wonderful animals flying overhead. An experience of a lifetime

Return to our lodge, lunch and rest.

After a good lunch, our boat will take us to the transportation back to Puerto Maldonado and transfer for 1 hour by boat to Monte Amazónico Lodge – Sandoval Lake and installation in your respective rooms.

At night we will go in search of white caimans that are usually found on sandbanks in the Madre de Dios River for which it will be necessary to bring a flashlight. Also, we will be able to see the capybara, the largest rodent in the world that can weigh up to 60 kilos, return to the lodge, dinner and rest.

Day 3.

After breakfast we will walk 3 km in the middle of the dense rainforest and head towards the Sandoval Lake (piranha habitat) one of the largest in the Tambopata National Reserve and paddle boat ride where we will appreciate a variety of birds and monkeys of different species (shansho, cormorant, jacanas, puma heron, gallinazos, cotomono, monkey friar, black machin, pichicos and sloths). Perhaps we will have an encounter with the family of giant otters (almost two meters long) that is in danger of extinction and the largest caimans registered over 4 meters long, return to the lodge to enjoy a typical lunch.

After a delicious lunch and return to the city, transfer to the airport and/or bus station.


  • Lodging Service
  • Guided
  • Transportation (Airport – Lodge – Airport)
  • Meals (lunch, dinner, breakfast)


  • Bar consumption (alcoholic beverages)
  • Entrance fee to the Tambopata National Reserve $ 15 dollars.
  • Tips.


  • Binoculars.
  • Camera equipment, bring your long lens!
  • Long, light-colored, light-weave cotton pants.
  • Long sleeved, tightly woven, light colored cotton shirts
  • Ankle-high hiking boots and sneakers.
  • Flashlight (headlamp) with batteries.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Wide-brimmed hat.
  • Rain suit or poncho.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Small denomination bills.
  • Small backpack.
  • Sneakers or sandals for walking around the huts.
  • Insect repellent.


The prices indicated are per person in US dollars. The entrance fee contributes directly to the maintenance of the Tambopata National Reserve by the Peruvian Government.

Tipos de HabitaciónSimpleDoble / MatrimonialTriple
SUPERIORU$D 360.00U$D 720.00U$D 1080.00
Noche adicionalU$D 50.00U$D 100.00U$D 150.00


To confirm the reservation a payment of U$D 50.00 (Fifty dollars) is required in advance and the balance can be paid before the start of the activity. Payment is subject to our cancellation and refund policy.

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    Cancellations made 31 days or more prior to departure date will be refunded less a 25% administrative fee and cancellations within 30 days prior to departure date will be billed at the full rate. These cancellations will be considered a no show.


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    No refunds will be applied in the event of cancellations of air, road, lake, river or trail travel due to changes in airline schedules, bad weather conditions, civil or government strikes, acts of God or government, acts of terrorism, force majeure, criminal activity, or illness. More information


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