Puerto Maldonado Amazon Field Station 4D/3N (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.
- Hike in the heart of the Amazon
- Watch for caiman on a night safari
- Walk in the canopy of jungle trees
Max group size:
- Amazon research station
- Most transfers
- 3 Breakfast(s), 3 Lunch(es), 3 Dinner(s),
- Nature excursions
- Expert English-speaking jungle guide during excursions
- Entry, equipment
Day 1: Puerto Maldonado-Amazon Jungle, Peru
After an airport pick-up, you will take a motorized canoe trip down the Madre de Dios River to the Amazon research station where you’ll be staying for the next few nights. Next, walk through the station’s exclusive trails to explore the rainforest ecosystems and then, later, cruise on the Madre de Dios River in search of the wildlife that surfaces during nighttime.
Day 2: Amazon Jungle, Peru
This morning, walk through the station’s fascinating canopy walkway, then visit a natural water pool known as Carachamayo to learn about various ecosystems. An alternative excursion (at an additional cost) is to visit beautiful Lake Sandoval.
Day 3: Amazon Jungle, Peru
Take a boat ride to the river island near the guide’s field station, a large sandbank at the shores of the Madre de Dios River. Walk across the island to explore the floodplain, then later visit the station’s orchard, and learn about the diverse phases of sustainable horticulture. Afterwards, explore a 30Ha permanent-plot area for rainforest restoration and conservation. Tonight, you will head out on a night walk through the jungle.
Day 4: Amazon Jungle-Puerto Maldonado, Peru
After breakfast, you will return to Puerto Maldonado via motorized canoe, where you may spend the afternoon at the Butterfly House or choose to be dropped off at the airport or bus station, after which you are free to continue on to your next destination. Safe travels!