Rainforest Adventure road trip to the upper Tambopata 4/3
4 days/ 3 nights
code RFATE 4/3
"A new way to enjoy an ecotourism trip in the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest. An Eco tour that will allow you to learn about the Amazon in an unforgettable experience, visits to the largest Macaw’s clay lick known on world, wildlife observation in the upper Tambopata River. A real amazon adventure" Take part in the rainforest adventure of a lifetime surrounded by an amazing landscapes and the best Amazon lodge.
Rainforest Adventure tour road trip to upper Tambopata 4/3
Day 1: Puerto Maldonado -Tambopata National Reserve
A staff member will wait for you at the airport to transfer you to Wasai Puerto Maldonado Eco Lodge, where you will be welcomed with a delicious tropical juice. After a brief explanation of the tour and accommodating the equipment, we will depart for the Trans-Oceanic highway, where we will take a dirt road to the Tambopata River. The road runs initially through plantations of local species and cattle ranches.
Box Lunch on the road
As we get away from the highway and into the deep jungle, human presence gradually reduces until we reach the Tambopata River. There our boat will be waiting to transfer us to WASAI TAMBOPATA LODGE. After a pleasant journey of 20 minutes we will arrive to the Lodge. Reception and accommodation on the Lodge.
After a short rest, we will make a nocturnal walk into the jungle to observe and listen to insects, bats, and frogs and perhaps have other encounters with another nocturnal mammal. Dinner and overnight in the Lodge. The various sounds of the rainforest will accompany us through our first night in the Amazon. Overnight at Wasai Tambopata Lodge. (BL, D).
Day 2: Macaw’s Clay lick
Early wake up around 4:30 am to take a light breakfast (coffee or mate), to begin with our 90-minutes journey upstream to the Macaw Clay Lick “El Chuncho” in the Bahuaja-Sonene National Park. We will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful natural sceneries and wildlife of the riverbanks. At our arrival, if weather permits, we will observe one of the greatest wildlife spectacles where hundreds of parrots and different species of macaws gather in the clay lick to eat it, an unforgettable experience.
Then, we will walk through the river beach searching for animal footprints while we have refreshment.
In the middle morning we return to the lodge to have breakfast and then take a rest to relax or do the adventure activities or enjoy the facilities and the surroundings of Wasai. Also, you will have the chance of swimming in the Tambopata River. Those who want can do kayaking on the river or you can join us to fish in the river where inhabit more than 250 species of fish.On route if the level of river are adecuated,we will visit the Cat cascades.
Return to the lodge .Lunch will be served between 1:30 to 2pm
After lunch, we will have a new ethno botanical walk into the rainforest by the Tambopata cross path, to learn about plants and medicinal trees of the area; and to observe the amazing jungle ecosystem where we will see walking palm trees, giant lupuna trees, snake trees and so on.
At nightfall, free time to enjoy the night.
Overnight at Wasai Tambopata lodge (B. L, D)
Day 3: Amazon Adventure
Awakening at the lodge is one of the most impressive spectacles of sound and color in the Amazon. Visitors may rest, take a coffee or walk through the surroundings of the lodge by themselves or with the assistance of a guide until breakfast and see many different types of birds, butterflies, mammals and tropical flowers, typical of the amazon rainforest.
Breakfast will take place between 7 to 9 am, then we will start a short boat trip for about 30 minutes upstream the Tambopata river to enjoy the view and get to the starting point of our Kayak adventure in the sector known as The Gold Island.
After a brief training on kayaking, you will make your way back to the lodge downstream with the guide paddling next to you. There will be also a motorized boat for any assistance.
The ride downstream on kayak is calm and with some small class 1 rapid, which make it fun. It is possible to see birds in the river banks. The ride ends on the Gato river, where depending on the river level you have two different possibilities. When it is low a beautiful cascade where you can swim is formed. If the level of the river is high it is possible to paddle through the river in kayak against the stream. It is also possible to swim in the surroundings of the cascade.
Return to the lodge at midday to have lunch and a rest.
In the afternoon we will make a short ethno botanical walk of 1 km until the swamp area where the rainforest adventure complex is located. There you will be able to enjoy different adventure activities between the trees: Suspended bridges, Zip Lines of over 100 m, rope bridge, floating ropes, tri lines, etc.
Relax in the lodge and dinner,
Overnight at Wasai Tambopata Lodge ( B, L, D )
Breakfast .You will wake up with the beautiful sunrise of the jungle to leave the lodge.
Road trip to Puerto Maldonado, transfer to the airport.
During the way back you will still have the opportunity to see wild animals and enjoy the fresh morning of the Peruvian Rainforest. Depending on your departure flight you can enjoy our hotel facilities in Puerto Maldonado as the swimming pool or the beautiful surroundings. (B )
Rainforest Adventure tour- road trip to upper Tambopata 4/3