The amazon trip is special for people with short time available. Is intensive, full of adventure, with possibilities to find wild animals and the most attractive landscapes, the lake is considered one of the most beautiful destinations in the Peruvian rainforest. It is easy to reach from Puerto Maldonado, despite its closeness to Puerto Maldonado, it has a rich and well preserved wildlife. If you travel to the amazon, this is a place you can’t miss.
Duration: 2 Days
Group Size: Max 12 people
Private Group: 2 to +
- Day 1: Puerto Maldonado (airport) – Sandoval Lake
- Day 2: Sandoval Lake – Puerto Maldonado(airport)
Day 1: Puerto Maldonado (airport) – Sandoval Lake
Reception at the airport and transportation to the Wasai Puerto Maldonado Eco Lodge , where you will receive a welcoming tropical fruit beverage and a brief explanation of the tour and important tips before departure. Accommodation in your bungalows. Lunch (or Box Lunch on route according to the arrival time of flights). You will embark for a 30 minutes motorboat trip downstream the Madre de Dios River until the access trail to the Lake . 3 Km . hike to the banks of the lake. We will have the opportunity to observe the great diversity of species of flora in this zone and maybe a troop of monkeys or other animals which live in the Reserve.
There we will board a canoe to paddle around the lake enjoying the beauty of the landscape and observing the wildlife, such as kingfishers, herons, hoatzins (unique prehistoric looking birds) monkeys, etc. If we are lucky we could see the family of giant otters which live there. We will have the opportunity to swim in the lake.
The sunset into the lake is amazing , also wildlife then the sound of night appear very fast. At night Search for caimans and nocturnal creatures of the Peruvian amazon jungle. The lack of light gives us a good chance to have a stunning view of the southen constelations and the milkyway. It is time to begin our return hike to the Madre de Dios River to return to Puerto Maldonado.The sounds of the amazon will accompany you during your night walk in the amazon.
Transport by boat to the Lodge. There we will stay in the modern and comfortable bungalows of WASAI Puerto Maldonado Eco Lodge. Then Dinner.
Rest of the night free to enjoy the night life of this welcoming town. Opportunity to buy some souvenirs
Day 2: Sandoval Lake – Puerto Maldonado(airport)
Breakfast and transportation to the airport. Visit to the Snake House (depending on the time of your departure flight)
End of this amazon tour
Price Sandoval Lake tour 2d/1n: US$ 200 Per Person
WHAT IS INCLUDED?
- Reception in the airport transfer to Puerto maldonado
- Outboard boat, Puerto Maldonado – Lake – Puerto Maldonado
- Bilingual Guide
- Canoe for paddle in the lake
- Rubber boots
- Lodging at Wasai Maldonado lodge
- Transfer to the airport
- Sodas, entrances fee. (tickest is aprox USD 12.00 )
- Soft drinks and beers
- Personal souvenir