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Puerto Maldonado Amazon Eco-Lodge 5D/4N (from Puerto Maldonado)

Experience the true lush Amazon jungle in person as you travel to Puerto Maldonado and the Madre de Dios River.

Participate in a diverse selection of exciting activities that will get you to interact with nature and see a wild variety of native flora and fauna.

Tour Highlights

  • Hike in the heart of the Amazon
  • Watch for caiman on a night safari
  • Walk in the canopy of jungle trees
  • Visit the Taricaya Project Reserve
Price from

$1,150.00

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Tour Information

Inclusions:

  • - 4 Nights accommodation in Eco-lodge
  • - Pick-up/drop-off, river transport
  • - 3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners
  • - Discover nature & culture
  • - Expert English-speaking jungle guide
  • - Fees, water, equipment

Departures:

Every Monday

Itinerary

Day 1: Puerto Maldonado - Amazon Jungle, Peru

Welcome reception at the airport/bus terminal.

Depending on when you arrive, you might first be transferred to our local office to wait for the rest of the group to arrive before taking a boat transfer. There you’ll be able to rest, have a snack, coffee and use the internet.

Around noon, once the whole group has arrived, you’ll transfer to Port Captain boat wharf, located 15 min from both the airport and bus terminal.

Begin the 1-hour boat ride to your eco lodge while enjoying the wonders of the rainforest. We set off down the Madre de Dios River through the heart of the jungle surrounded by flora, fauna and breath-taking scenery.

Arrive at your eco lodge and settle into your private bungalow. Take a short rest before meeting with your guide, followed by an introduction walk around the lodge and its trails. Winding past giant Kapok trees, walking palms and strangler figs while being dazzled by the sounds of native birds.

Return to your bungalow for a rest.

Before dinner you may choose to take a walk with your guide and experience the jungle as it transforms from day into night making way for nocturnal animals and birds especially adapted for the dark.

Return to the dining hall with your guide for your first dinner in the rainforest and enjoy a typical meal from this region.

After dinner you may return to your bungalow or meet with other tourists to share stories and experiences.

Day 2: Amazon Jungle, Peru

After breakfast begin your adventure with a walk through the jungle amongst towering trees.

We will arrive at our first platforms located 15 and 25 meters high in the branches of an old fig tree.

Continue your walk into the Taricaya reserve towards the Canopy platform, the highest tree platform in the Amazon rainforest, 45 meters high and connected by a 90-meter long suspension bridge.

Catch a glimpse of flying macaws, parrots toucans or the infamous harpy eagle; the views from this platform are truly unforgettable!

Continue into the reserve until we reach the animal rescue centre where you will encounter many different wild animals including a jaguar, puma, toucans, macaws, spider monkeys, howler monkeys, jaguarondi, tapirs and more.

Stop at the butterfly house before returning to the lodge for lunch.

After lunch walk to the Agroforestry farm and visit the reforestation projects of mahogany, cedar, cocoa, coffee and tropical flowers. Visit the Taricaya turtle project and its artificial beaches.

Return to the lodge in your own inflatable boat as the sun sets. Take a rest before we finish the day’s activities with a caiman search along the river’s edge in a motorboat under moonlight.

End the day with a delicious dinner.

Day 3: Amazon Jungle, Peru

Have an early breakfast before traveling by boat upriver for 10 minutes to visit a family of the Ese-Eja community.

Learn about their ancestral customs while you make your own bow and arrow with the chief of the family. Have a personal experience as the chief and his family introduces you into their culture and how they have a direct relationship with nature.

Finally, you can have one-on-one talk with them as they display their handcrafts (available to buy).

Return to the lodge for lunch and some rest.

Navigate the Madre de Dios River in your own inflatable boat with the opportunity to see turtles, monkeys, herons and other birds with a beautiful backdrop of the sunset over the river.

Day 4: Amazon Jungle, Peru

Have an early breakfast before traveling by boat upriver for 45 minutes to the entrance of the Tambopata National Reserve and begin the trek to Lake Sandoval.

Paddle in a rowboat around the pristine mirror like lake and enjoy the beautiful scenery with the opportunity to observe a variety of wildlife such as the endangered giant river otter, howler monkeys, macaws and black caimans. Take a snack by the waters edge before continuing around the lake. Finishing with a walk back to the river where we board our motorboat and return to the lodge.

Spend this time to have lunch and rest or make the most of this free Time.

End the day with a farewell dinner.

Day 5: Amazon Jungle-Puerto Maldonado, Peru

Enjoy an early breakfast at your lodge before your 8:00am departure and a scenic return boat trip on the Madre de Dios River, bringing us back to Puerto Maldonado around 9:30am.

Depending on your return flight/bus, you can be taken directly to the airport/bus station or dropped off at the office where you can rest, refresh yourself and use wi-fi.

If time permits, you have the option of visiting the Puerto Maldonado city centre on your own today and exploring a few of the interesting sights of this jungle city by motor taxi at an additional cost.

Choose to have lunch in town, take a stroll through the local markets where you will find everything from fish, meat and fruits to local arts and medicines or make your own way up to the Obelisk and admire the scenic view from above.

In time for your flight or bus departure, return to the office to catch your transfer to the airport or bus terminal, where this amazing experience will come to an end.