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5-Day Tambopata Amazon Peru

Peru
From $1,569 p.p.

Tour Summary

If you are looking for a more in-depth Amazon experience in Peru, then the Tambopata Research Center suits you best. After staying the first night at Refugio Amazonas, reach one of the largest known macaw clay licks on the second day of your trip and explore the trails of Tambopata Research Center in the heart of the Tambopata Peru National Reserve. Peru is a great destination for your family and your friends. Peru is also an ideal destination for couples who want to travel and are looking for a romantic getaway. Enjoy the abundant nature and discover one of the most biodiverse places on Earth, filled with incredible nature, and walk into the rainforest to learn about its pristine nature and the animals that inhabit this space.

Highlights

  • checkAmazon RainforestExplore one of the most biodiverse places on Earth, filled with incredible nature.
  • checkChuncho Clay LickTake the chance to see dozens of large macaws feeding on the special sodium-rich clays.
  • checkForest HikeWalk into the rainforest and learn about its pristine nature and the animals that inhabit this space.
  • checkTerra Firme TrailDiscover an entirely different habitat characterized by smaller, thinner trees atop hills and slopes covered by a five-kilometer trail.
  • checkNight WalkSpot nocturnal animal species when they are most active and go out to hunt.

Itinerary

  • DAY 1 ARRIVAL TO TAMBOPATA NATIONAL RESERVE
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Tambopata ride

    Upon arrival from Lima or Cusco, you will be welcomed at the airport, and taken to our Puerto Maldonado headquarters in just 10 minutes. After packing only your necessary gear for the coming days, we will drive 20 kilometers to the Tambopata River Port. From here, you will go by boat to the lodge. During the boat transfer, you will pass the Community of Infierno and the Tambopata National Reserve’s checkpoint. You will have the option of hiking out at night.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking.
    • TransportTransport:Boat, Car.
    • mealMeal:Box Lunch, Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Refugio Amazonas or similar.
  • DAY 2 CHUNCHO CLAY LICK – TAMBOPATA RESEARCH CENTER
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Macaws

    The boat transfer to the Tambopata Research Center will take about four and a half hours. After the first hour and a half, as we cross the confluence with the Malinowski River, we will leave the final traces of the human population behind. After two hours from Refugio Amazonas, we will stop at the Chuncho clay lick. Here, you will have the chance to see dozens of large macaws feeding on the special sodium-rich clays of the riverbank. After this, we will continue with the ride. Upon arrival, the lodge manager will welcome you and brief you with important navigation and security tips. Afterwards, you will hike to the Overlook Trail, and enjoy the rich nature of the rainforest.

    • ActivityActivity:Exploring, Hiking, Wildlife Watching.
    • TransportTransport:Boat.
    • mealMeal:Lunch, Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Tambopata Research Center.
  • DAY 3 MACAW CLAY LICK – FOREST HIKE – POND PLATFORM – NIGHTWALK
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Sunbittern

    Early in the morning, you will go to the Macaw Clay lick. At dawn, it is possible to see dozens of macaws and hundreds of parrots feeding themselves on the clay lick at the riverbank. After breakfast, you will walk down the Floodplain Trail. During this five-kilometer trail, and with some luck, you will find Squirrels, Brown Capuchin Monkeys, and Spider Monkeys, as well as Peccaries. After lunch, you will go to the Pond Platform. This platform in the middle of the river is a great place to spot ducks, sunbitterns, hoatzins, woodpeckers, oropendolas, flycatchers, and parakeets. After dinner, you will go out for a hike to find nocturnal animals, which are most active in the dark.

    • ActivityActivity:Exploring, Hiking, Wildlife Watching.
    • TransportTransport:Boat.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Tambopata Research Center.
  • DAY 4 MACAW CLAY LICK -TERRA FIRME TRAIL – PALM SWAMP TRAIL
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Squirrel Monkey

    Early in the morning, you will go to the Macaw Clay lick. At dawn, it is possible to see dozens of macaws and hundreds of parrots feeding themselves on the clay lick at the riverbank. After breakfast, you will walk the Terra Firme Trail. The landscapes you will see on this trail are very different from other parts of the rainforest. During the trail, you can look for Saddleback tamarins and rare tapir tracks. After lunch, you will do the Palm Swamp Trail. Here, you will learn more about the important plants and food sources available in this region of the rainforest.

    • ActivityActivity:Exploring, Hiking, Wildlife Watching.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Tambopata Research Center.
  • DAY 5 TRANSFER OUT
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Tambopata sunset

    Today, you will retrace your journey back to Puerto Maldonado, our headquarters, and finally, the airport. Depending on airline schedules, this transfer may require dawn departures. At the Puerto Maldonado Airport, your Tambopata Amazon Peru adventure will officially end.

    • TransportTransport:Boat, Car.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast.

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5-Day Tambopata Amazon Peru Map

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Price Based on Number of Guests:
1 guest$ 2,050 p.p.
2 - 3 guests$ 1,630 p.p.
4 or more guests$ 1,569 p.p.
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Inclusions

  • Meals Meals as described in the itinerary.
  • Accommodation Accommodation in a single, double or triple room.
  • Plane Assistance at the airport.
  • Bus Transport Round trip transportation by land and river (airport / lodge / airport).
  • Tour Guide Programmed guided excursions (Spanish and English).
  • Gear Equipment Basic equipment for each excursion.
  • Activities Bottled water.
  • Activities All activities as described in the itinerary.
  • assistance 24/7 assistance in English, Dutch and Spanish.
  • Exclusion Exclusions

    + International and domestic flights.
    + Food & drinks that are not mentioned in the itinerary.
    + Additional services not mentioned in the itinerary.
    + Park entrance fee:  $75 p.p. for Tambopata Research Center.
    + Compulsory supplement of $66 p.p. on the nights of December 24th and 31st.
    + Personal travel & health insurance.
    + Personal expenses.
    + Optional tips for the guide.

Additional information

  • Prices for 2025 are subject to change.
  • Pack a few plastic bags to shield your camera, passports, and ID from unexpected rain.
  • Some activities in the Amazon, such as caiman searching, depend on weather conditions.
  • If you love observing wildlife, consider bringing binoculars. Opt for 10×40 for an enhanced experience.
  • It is suggested to have valid travel and medical insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage. Please inform the team of any known medical conditions you have.
  • Essential items to bring include comfortable and lightweight clothing (with a jacket as a precaution), water, sunblock, sunglasses, and your passport.
  • Inform yourself about food safety when traveling to tropical countries. Take the necessary precautions to avoid food poisoning (always wash your hands before eating, don’t eat street food, only eat peeled fruits, etc.).
  • Rebecca Adventure Travel and the respective cruise operator reserve the right to change the itinerary without prior notice due to weather conditions, availability, National Park regulations or notifications, and unforeseeable circumstances.
  • All cruises are subject to availability. Since cruises have fixed departures, please check dates and itineraries with the team before booking the cruise and flight tickets. Due to high demand, availability in the Amazon changes daily. Rebecca Adventure Travel will try to fix your dates with the options available at the time of booking.
  • Keep in mind that some cruises require you to arrange the flight tickets directly with them, otherwise, they will charge an extra fee. Please check with the team and they will share the complete information before proceeding with your flight ticket arrangement.

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