Spectacular Jungle

The famed Amazon Rainforest and mighty Madre de Dios River (which feeds into the Amazon River) are home to an stunning variety of plant life, tropical birds, piranhas and paiches, giant otters, and more.

Come discover the secrets of the jungle, and take away with you once-in-a-lifetime memories and photos

DURATION
3 DAYS
OUTPUTS
Everyday
PHYSICAL LEVEL
CATEGORY
Adventure
BEGIN IN
Manu
PLACES
Monkey Island, Sandoval Lake, Parrot Clay Lick

Itinerary of Spectacular Jungle

Day 1 - Cusco – Puerto Maldonado – Monkey Island

Upon your arrival to the biodiversity capital of Peru, the city of Puerto Maldonado, we will pick you up and we will visit the central market, and some other attractions in the city, our lunch will be either in the city or in our hostel, this will depend on the time of your arrival. To get to the Hostel we will have to make an approximately one hour trip along the Madre de Dios River. Once in the Hostel we will assign our respective bungalow.
After that we will visit the island of the monkeys, where we will find hundreds of monkeys such as black spider monkeys, capuchins, monkeys, lions, etc.

We will return to our Hostel to enjoy our dinner and at night we will have the option to participate in the night activities.

Day 2 - Sandoval Lake

We will start this day with a deliciousbreakfast and then we will leave for Lake Sandoval, in a walk of an hour and a half through the virgin forest. Once in the Lake we will see a great variety of flora and fauna, plants like the orchid and the long platanillos (2-3metros), animals like, wild hens, the giant otter and the black alligator, as well as fish like the badly famed piranha and the paiche (2-3 m). We will stop to enjoy our delicious lunch, and we will also have the opportunity to swim in the fresh water of the lake.
We will return to our hostel for dinner, as well as the previous nights we will have the optional night activities.

Day 3 - Parrot Clay Lick – Puerto Maldonado

On the last day of our adventure, we'll start very early and sail upstream to the parrot colpa, a wall of clay rich in salts and minerals, where hundreds of green parrots arrive very early to feed on it. We will have our breakfast next to the colpas, while we observe how the colpas come alive, with these tropical birds that fill it of color, movements, and sounds, for an hour and a half before returning to the shelter and ready for our return to the city of Puerto Maldonado.

This program includes

  • Transport from Airport to Inn
  • Lodging in Bungalows with private bathrooms
  • 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners
  • Purified Water and Local Fruits
  • Professional Specialized Guide
  • Entry to Snake Hatchery
  • Entry to Sandoval Lake
  • Entry to Taricaya Project
  • Transfer to airport
    * Vegetarian Options Available- Please Give Prior Notice
Transport

Private

What to bring

Recommendations

  • Camera
  • Flashlight
  • 2 or 3 Pants
  • 4 pairs of cotton socks
  • Rain Poncho/ Raincoat
  • 2 or 3 long-sleeved shirts
  • Sun block and hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Water bottle or canteen
  • Swimwear
  • Insect Repellent
  • Passport Photocopy
  • Personal Medications