3 Eco-Logical Days – A Walk into the Deep Jungle

  • Destination: Peru, Puerto Maldonado Tambopata
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Price per person: $320
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Puerto Maldonado is known as the Biodiversity capital of Peru. There are few places in the natural world with such a magical combination of vibrant forests, winding rivers and huge swamps formed in sustainable ecosystems called aguajales.

Ecoamazonia Lodge is located two hours from Puerto Maldonado. To reach the lodge, you will navigate by boat through the Madre de Dios River. It is located in the heart of the Amazon in Tambopata.

Ecoamazonia has 50 comfortable bungalows which were designed and built with local materials while following standards of environmental and social responsibility.

Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome / Reception

Upon your arrival in Puerto Maldonado, Peru’s capital city of biodiversity, we will welcome you at the airport. From there, we will begin our program with a bus ride around the city.

Afterwards, we will head to Puerto Capitanía to board a motorized riverboat and navigate along the Madre de Dios River to Ecoamazonia Lodge. During the journey, we may be fortunate enough to spot a number of exotic animal species — ronsocos, caimans, turtles, herons, coromonts — in their natural environment.

Once we reach the lodge, we will be welcomed with an exquisite drink. We will then proceed to our bungalows to get settled. Lunch will follow.

CAIMÁN COCHA

Once we seattle down you will be conducted by our specialized tour guide through an impressive trail to the Caimán Cocha, a small lake with an abundant presence of specimens of Black Caiman (Melanosuchus Niger) and Caiman (Caiman Crocodilus).

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 by an excellent game room and all the drinks you can imagine.

 

Day 2

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.

LOST COCHA

After breakfast, we will start an adventure in the virgin rainforest, and accompanied by a local guide, we´ll go on a hike in the deep jungle, to get to the Lost Cocha which constitutes a refuge and feeding ecosystem for a huge variety of animals. There, we´ll 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”.

Then, we´ll get to the extraordinary Observation Deck, from which we´ll 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.

MONKEY ISLAND

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 at 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.

Day 3

Departure

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 returning to Puerto Maldonado.

Included:
  • Transfer from the airport to the Lodge and return to Puerto Maldonado Airport
  • Local cell phone
  • 24 hour support from company owner
  • River transportation on the Rio Madre de Dios to the lodge
  • Accommodation in Bungalows on double accommodation with private bathroom
  • Meals at the lodge (vegetarian option)
  • Water, typical beverages and juices
  • Excursions with expert Jungle biologist guides in English
  • Rubber boots (please bring rain gear)
Not Included:
  • FLIGHT TICKETS or bus ticket (ask about bus tickets we can organize too)
  • We can also organize you flights or give quotes companies (the cheapest at the moment)
  • Alcoholic and extra drinks, tips are optional
We recommend you to bring :
  • A day backpack (to carry personal items)
  • Long pants & long-sleeved cotton shirts (we recommend easy dry cloth)
  • Rain gear (poncho)
  • Low heeled walking shoes are essential
  • Hat / sun glasses, sunscreen
  • Insect repellent, must number one in your list.
  • A water bottle
  • Good binoculars and a flashlight or headlight
  • Cameras with extra batteries.
  • Your passport, yellow fever certificate and extra money in plastic bags
  • If you have extra-large sized feet we may not be able to find rubber boots in your size for the muddy trails as they are generally not available in Peru so please bring old shoes for the muddy trails.
What we need when you make a reservation:
  • Full name as it is written in your passport (please include a scan copy of your passport)
  • Passport number
  • Nationality
  • Date of birth
  • Departure date for the tour
  • Send a deposit of 60% of the total price of your tour. (The remainder of your balance will be due upon your arrival in Cusco.) Payment may be made via *Western UnionPayPalABN AMRO Bank in Holland or securely and directly through our website by choosing your desired tour and clicking on the BOOK NOW button.
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Price per Person: US$ 320 

Extra international fee, due to bank-transations depends on how the payment is made and on your bank fee. For further information please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Term and Condition

With each booked tour with Green Peru Adventures you have a free walking tour in the mysterious and historic city of Cusco. Here you will be guided by one of our multilingual and professional guides.

We look forward to your having an unforgettable experience.