3 EcoMagic days – A Rainforest Eco-Experience

  • Destination: Peru, Puerto Maldonado Tambopata
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Price per person: $305
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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, you will be welcomed at the airport. From there, you will begin our program with a bus ride around the city.

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

Once you reach the lodge, you will be welcomed with an exquisite drink. You will then proceed to your bungalow and get settled. Lunch will follow.

CAIMÁN COCHA

Led by your specialized guide, you will begin the tour with an impressive trail to Caimán Cocha, a small lake with an abundance of black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) and caiman (Caiman crocodilus) specimens.

At the end of the evening, you will witness a spectacular Amazonian sunset — an intense and colorful experience.

A delicious dinner will await you at the lodge. You’ll have some free time afterwards, so enjoy a drink at the bar and spend some time in the excellent game room!

Day 2
You’ll wake up to the beautiful singing of Amazonian birds. A hearty breakfast will provide the energy for a stimulating morning.

 

LAKE APU VICTOR

After breakfast, you will begin your hike toward the depths of the forest on trails with specially created bridges for crossing gorges and rivers. Along the way, you will pass the flooded forest and a variety of flora and wildlife. You will then arrive at the majestic, crystal waters of Lake Apu Victor, surrounded by marshes and giant trees.

Afterwards, you’ll head to the Observation Deck, from which you’ll have a panoramic view of the lake and its inhabitants: parrots, macaws, toucans, camungos, shanshos, herons, caimans, turtles, etc. We may even have a chance to observe the giant otter — one of the rainforest’s most spectacular animals.

After several hours, you will return to the lodge to enjoy lunch.

MONKEY ISLAND

In the afternoon, accompanied by your specialized guide, you will visit Monkey Island, a unique place in the heart of Madre de Dios River. Monkey Island is located five minutes 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, juices or traditional beverages
  • 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 external 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 trail
  • 60% deposit of the tour´s price by western union, PayPal, ABN AMRO bank in Holland, the remainder of the balance is paid at our office in Cusco.

International transaction fees may apply. The fee charged is determined by the financial institution or payment service provider. Please contact us for further information.

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Price per Person: US$ 305

Terms 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 create for you an unforgettable experience.