There are only a few places in the world that present such a magical combination of vibrant forest, winding rivers, huge swamps, forming lush in a sustainable ecosystems called the “Aguajales”. This is the reason why Puerto Maldonado is known as Peru’s capital of biodiversity.
The Eco-Lodge is located in the Amazon, around two hours from Puerto Maldonado navigating through the Madre de Dios River – an Ecological Reserve situated within the rainforest in the heart ofthe Amazon paradise in Tambopata! The Lodge has 50 Bungalows designed and built with local materials following standards of environmental and social responsibility. That has been made in order to provide comfort and to comply with your expectations.
We will welcome you at the airport upon your arrival in Puerto Maldonado, Peru´s capital of biodiversity. Then, we will start our program in the bus, travelling around the city.
Afterwards, we will go to Puerto Capitanía to board a motorized riverboat and then we will navigate on the Madre de Dios River.
During the journey, we will be surrounded by a fascinating natural environment. If we are lucky, we will witness Ronsocos, Caimans, Turtles, Herons, Cormorants and other animals in their natural environment.
Arriving at the EcoAmazonia Lodge we will enjoy an exquisite welcome drink, then we will get settled in our bungalows and have lunch.
Once we settle down you will be conducted by our specialized tour guide through an impressive trail to the Caimán Pond, a small lake with an abundant presence of Caimans (Caiman Crocodilus) and Black Caimans (Melanosuchus Niger).
At the end of the evening, you will witness the spectacular sunset in the Amazon, an experience full of intensities and colours.
At our return to the Lodge a delicious dinner will wait us. Then, you will enjoy free time. The bar is equipped with an excellent game room and all of the drinks you can imagine.
The morning begins with the sound of beautiful birdsongs from the Amazon Paradise. A hearty breakfast will provide the energy for a morning full of new experience.
LAKE APU VICTOR
After breakfast, we start our hike towards the depths of the forest, on trails especially prepared with bridges to cross gorges and rivers.
During the journey we will observe the flooded forest and a variety of flora, fauna and wildlife. Continuing, we get to the majestic lake Apu Victor with its crystal clear waters, surrounded by marshes and giant trees.
Afterwards, we climb up to the Observation Deck, from which we will enjoy a panoramic view of the lake, observing Parrots, Macaws, Toucans, Camungos, Shanshos, Herons and other animals, such as Caimans, Turtles, etc., and if we are lucky, we have a chance to observe the Giant Otter, one of the rainforest´s most spectacular animals.
After several hours, we will head back to the lodge to enjoy lunch together.
The morning begins with the sound of beautiful birdsongs from the Amazon Paradise. A hearty breakfast will provide the energy for a morning full of new experiences.
After breakfast, we will start our adventure to the virgin rainforest. Accompanied by a local guide, we go on a hike in the deep jungle to get to the Lost Pond which constitutes a refugee and feeding ecosystem for a huge variety of animals. There, we will have the chance to observe Otters, Caimans, Turtles, Sachavacas (Tapirs) Birds with multi-coloured feathers, the majestic Jaguar and a variety of fish species. This area is unique and proper to the EcoAmazonia’s Ecological Reserve which maintains it intact, with huge swamps and diverse “aguajales”.
Later, we get to the extraordinary Observation Deck, from which we will be able to appreciate the immense and magical rainforest. Afterwards, we´ll have a pleasant canoe ride around the lake and will return to the lodge for lunch.
In the afternoon, accompanied by our specialized guide, we will visit Monkey Island that represents a unique place in the heart of Madre de Dios River. The Monkey Island is located five minutes away from the Lodge. During the hike we will observe extraordinary landscapes, an exuberant flora and a variety of monkey species living in their natural habitat. We will be able to see Maquisapas, Capuchins, Small Lion Monkeys, Frailes, Cotos and other animals like the Coati and Sloths and a great variety of birds.
Finally, we will enjoying the sunset with the most impressive dusk in the jungle. Back at the lodge we conclude the day with a pleasant dinner.
After a restful night’s sleep, the morning begins with the sound of beautiful birdsongs from the Amazon Paradise. In our dining room awaits a farewell breakfast before embarking the return to Puerto Maldonado.
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Price per Person: US$ 420
Upon request, with each booked tour with Green Peru Adventures, you will receive a free walking tour of the mysterious and historic city of Cusco. You will be guided by one of our multilingual, professional guides.