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Sandoval Lake express 2/1

The amazon trip is special for people with short time available. Is intensive, full of adventure, with possibilities to find wild animals and the most attractive landscapes, the lake is considered one of the most beautiful destinations in the Peruvian rainforest. It is easy to reach from Puerto Maldonado, despite its closeness to the city, it has a rich and well-preserved wildlife. If you travel to the amazon, this is a place you can’t miss.

Day 1 Sandoval Lake | Cayman Search

Reception at the airport and transportation to the Wasai Puerto Maldonado Hotel, where you will receive a welcoming tropical fruit beverage and a brief explanation of the tour. Accommodation in your rooms. Lunch (or Box Lunch on route according to the arrival time of flights). You will embark for a 30 minutes motorboat trip downstream the Madre de Dios River until the access trail to the Sandoval lake at the entrance of Tambopata National Reserve. Then, you will start a 3 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 river otters which live there.

The sunset in the lake is amazing, also wildlife and the sound of night appear very fast. It is time to begin our return trek to the Madre de Dios River to return to Puerto Maldonado. The sounds of the amazon will accompany you during your walk in the amazon at dusk. During the night, while cruising back to Puerto Maldonado we will search for caymans in the Madre de Dios River. The lack of light gives us a good chance to have a stunning view of the southern constellations and the milky way.

Transport by boat to the Lodge. There we will stay in the modern and comfortable room of WASAI Puerto Maldonado Hotel.

Dinner. Rest of the night free to enjoy the night life of this welcoming town. Opportunity to buy some souvenirs.

Day 2 Cacao Experience | Transfer out

After breakfast we will go to Cacao Center which is located across the street from the Hotel. In Cacao Center you will take part on a workshop where you will be shown the different types of cacao beans of Tambopata and other regions and the different ways it is processed. You will get the chance to taste different products made from cacao. You will also learn how to elaborate chocolate and every person will get a chocolate bar. Transfer to the airport.

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Tour includes: Transfer airport-hotel-airport, transport by boat to Sandoval Lake, Bilingual Guide, Canoe for paddle in the lake, Rubber boots, Meals, lodging at Wasai Maldonado Hotel, Cacao Center experience.

Not included: Sodas, entrance fee to Tambopata National Reserve. (Ticket: USD 16.00)