5 Eco-paradisiac days – An extended visit to the Amazon Paradise

  • Destination: Peru, Puerto Maldonado Tambopata
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Price per person: $515
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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 the Peru’s capital of biodiversity.
The eco-lodge in the Amazon is located two hours from Puerto Maldonado, navigating through Madre de Dios River, an Ecological Reserve situated within the rainforest in the heart of Amazon paradise in Tambopata.
The eco-lodge of Amazon 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.

Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome/ Reception

We will welcome you at the airport upon your arrival in Puerto Maldonado, Peru´s capital of biodiversity. Then, we 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 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 and then get settled in our bungalows. Afterwards we will have lunch.

CAIMÁN POND

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 specimens of Caiman (Caiman Crocodilus) and Black Caiman (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 for us. Then, you will enjoy free time. The bar is equipped with an excellent game room and all of 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 experiences.

 

LAKE APU VICTOR

After breakfast, we start to hike into the depths of the forest. We will do that on trails especially prepared for us; equipped 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 our trip, we arrive the majestic lake Apu Victor with its crystal waters and surrounded by marshes and giant trees.

Afterwards, we´ll climb up to the Observation Deck from which we´ll enjoy a panoramic view of the lake, observing Parrots, Macaws, Toucans, Camungos, Shanshos, Herons and other animals such as Caimans, Turtles, etc. If we are lucky we´ll 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 our lunch together.

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 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 enjoy the sunset with the most impressive dusk in the jungle. Back at the lodge we conclude the day with a pleasant dinner.

Day 3

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 POND

After breakfast, we will start the adventure into the virgin rainforest. During this tour we will be accompanied by a local guide. We´ll go on a hike into the depth of the jungle when we arrive to the Lost Pond. This beautiful place constitutes a refugee and feeding ecosystem for a huge variety of animals. There, we have the chance to observe Otters, Caimans, Turtles, Sachavacas (Tapirs) Birds with multicoloured feathers, the majestic Jaguar and a variety of fish species. This area is unique and typical to the EcoAmazonia´s Ecological Reserve. We will see the ecosystem intact with huge swamps and diverse “aguajales”.

Then, we get to the extraordinary Observation Deck from which we´ll be able to appreciate the immense and magical rainforest. Afterwards, we have a pleasant canoe ride around the lake and will return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, we have the opportunity to pay an optional visit to the local Botanical Garden, or if you prefer you can also relax at the Pool.

In the evening, enjoy our farewell dinner and a fun night at the bar with the friends you made during your stay.

Day 4
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.

GAMITANA RIVER

After breakfast, we will start another excursion through the magical jungle navigating on the Madre de Dios River to the GAMITANA or BRIOLO RIVER for a fun, refreshing and safe swim. Enjoy sports like fishing activities, birds, alligators, turtles, observation at the majestic Madre de Dios River panorama. Also, we will visit a local family who is dedicated to agriculture within the jungle banks of Madre de Dios River.

We will return to the lodge to enjoy our lunch.

In the afternoon, we have some free time to take pictures, enjoy the Lodge and the possibility of visiting the botanical garden to watch plenty of medicinal plants and fruit trees.

In the evening we enjoy our farewell dinner, a fun night at the bar and the game room.

Day 5

Departure

After a restful night’s sleep, the morning begins with the sound of beautiful birdsongs from the Amazon Paradise. In our dining room a farewell breakfast is waiting for you before embarking the return 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 and typical beverages
  • Excursions with expert Jungle biologist guides in English
  • Rubber boots (please bring rain gear)
Not Included:
  • FLIGHT TICKETS or bus ticket (ask for the tickets, we can organize them)
  • Alcoholic and extra drinks, tips are optional
  • Insurance of any kind
Recommendations, what 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
  • Hat/ sun glasses, sunscreen
  • Insect repellent (must number one on 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
  • Tour departure date
  • 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.

Exclusive international transaction fees: The amount of the extra transaction fees depends on how the payment is made and on your bank. For further information please don’t hesitate to ask.

Price per Person: US$ 515 

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Terms and Conditions

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.

We are looking forward to create an unforgettable experience for you.