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5 Day Tambopata Amazon Peru

Duration5 Days
Price From $1,494
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.
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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.

    • ActivityActivityHiking.
    • TransportTransportBoat, Car.
    • mealMealBox Lunch, Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsRefugio 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 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.

    • ActivityActivityExploring, Hiking, Wildlife Watching.
    • TransportTransportBoat.
    • mealMealLunch, Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsTambopata 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, sunbittern, hoatzin, woodpeckers, oropendolas, flycatchers and parakeets. In the night, you will go out for a hike to find nocturnal animals, which are most active at night time.

    • ActivityActivityExploring, Hiking, Wildlife Watching.
    • TransportTransportBoat.
    • mealMealBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsTambopata 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.

    • ActivityActivityExploring, Hiking, Wildlife Watching.
    • mealMealBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsTambopata 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.

    • TransportTransportBoat, Car.
    • mealMealBreakfast.
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

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 lick 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.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • For children under the age of 12, there is a 10% discount.
  • Single travelers have a private room. All rooms have a private bathroom.
  • This tour departs every day of the week. (Subject to availability).
  • This itinerary is fixed. If you are looking for a customized itinerary, please contact us.
  • Please bring your own rain poncho. In the Amazon, the weather could change suddenly in the rainforest and you might get wet.
  • Please take with you some plastic bags, to protect your camera and important documents; a headlight, because at night it becomes very dark; and a bottle of water.
  • If you like to enjoy watching animals, please get some binoculars (10×40 are much better).
  • Inform yourself about food safety when traveling to tropical countries. Take the necessary precaution to avoid food poisoning (always wash your hands before eating, don’t eat ‘street food’, only eat peeled fruits, etc.).
  • Rebecca Adventure Travel cannot take any responsibility for any illnesses or missed meals & tours due to an illness.
  • It is important to have valid travel and medical insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.
  • Rebecca Adventure Travel reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather conditions,  availabilities, National Park regulations or notifications, and unforeseeable circumstances.
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Price Based on Number of Guests:
1 guest$ 1953 p.p.
2 - 3 guests$ 1553 p.p.
4 or more guests$ 1494 p.p.
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