Madre de Dios Region
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Our most recommended Madre de Dios Region Tours

  • Tambopata Peruvian Amazon Jungle for Three Days/Two Nights

    1. Tambopata Peruvian Amazon Jungle for Three Days/Two Nights

    Day One: Puerto Maldonado to the Lodge. Be collected from the airport or bus station and taken to the port. Journey in a boat for an hour to the lodge. Be welcomed with refreshing fruit juice from the region and relax in your room. In the afternoon, visit Monkey Island across the Madre de Dios River. Find out about the different species of monkeys and have the opportunity to feed them. At night, search for a caiman with your flashlight. They are generally located on the banks of the Madre de Dios River. With luck you might see the capybara, which is the world's largest rodent. It can weigh 60 kilograms so is an impressive relative of the Peruvian cuy (guinea pig). Enjoy dinner and a good sleep back at the lodge.  Day 2: Lake Sandoval.  After an early breakfast, take a short walk (three kilometers/two miles) to Lake Sandoval, which is a piranha habitat; one of the largest in the Tambopata...

  • Puerto Maldonado: 3-Day Tambopata Rainforest Tour

    2. Puerto Maldonado: 3-Day Tambopata Rainforest Tour

    Day 1: Start the tour with pickup from Puerto Maldonado Airport. Your guide will be waiting for you right in front of the exit with a sign with your name on it so you can find them easily. After a short office visit, head to the river where a boat will be awaiting you to take you to the lodge. After you accommodate yourself in your bungalow and explore the lodge, your guide will take you for a jungle walk so you have the first experience of the rainforest.  Day 2: On the next day, visit Lake Sandoval which is located in the heart of Tambopata National Reserve. Here, observe the many bird species, caimans, turtles, monkeys, and giant otters that live here. Return back to your accommodation for a short rest before embarking on your night activity. Head into the rainforest at night, following your guide through the dark jungle in search of night monkeys, t...

  • Puerto Maldonado: Sandoval Lake Full-Day Trip with Canoeing

    3. Puerto Maldonado: Sandoval Lake Full-Day Trip with Canoeing

    The adventure begins with pickup from your hotel in Puerto Maldonado and heads to the Madre de Dios river where your boat for the day awaits. Board the boat and set sail along the vibrant river towards the National Reserve of Tambopata, a vast landscape of savannas and rainforests that is rich in colorful wildlife. Arrive at the reserve and enjoy a 30-minute walk through the luscious landscape until you reach Sandoval Lake. Throughout the walk, admire views of the colossal jungle trees that surround you and watch out for native wildlife including monkeys and parrots. At the lake, hop into a canoe head out onto the calm waters, which beautifully reflect the trees that line the shore. Keep a look out for the abundance of animals and birds that call Sandoval their home, and in particular the lake's giant otters.  Enjoy a quick stop for lunch and some rest time, then hop back in your canoe...

  • Puerto Maldonado: 4-Day Tambopata Rainforest Tour

    4. Puerto Maldonado: 4-Day Tambopata Rainforest Tour

    Day 1: Start the tour with pickup from Puerto Maldonado Airport. Your guide will be waiting for you right in front of the exit with a sign with your name on it so you can find them easily. After a short office visit, head to the river where a boat will be awaiting you to take you to the lodge. Check in to your bungalow then set off for your first jungle tour. Walk for about 2 kilometers through the jungle searching for monkeys, brown agoutis, and butterflies as you learn about the trees and plants which grow there. When it gets dark, begin your night adventure on the river to go in search of caimans and capybaras. Enjoy this exciting tour with the opportunity to learn all about the animals and take pictures.  Day 2: On the next day, visit Lake Sandoval which is located in the heart of Tambopata National Reserve. Here, observe the many bird species, caim...

  • Puerto Maldonado: 2-Hour Tambopata River Cruise at Sunset

    5. Puerto Maldonado: 2-Hour Tambopata River Cruise at Sunset

    The adventure begins with pickup at 4pm from your hotel in Puerto Maldonado and travels to the Tambopata River. Board your boat for the evening and then set out into the jungle landscape as the sun begins to set. Admire as the sky is transformed with bursts of colour and reflected in the water of the river below. Throughout the boat ride, listen to your guide share fascinating information about the Amazon Rainforest and the native wildlife that lives here. As you sail, keep a lookout for caimans, capybaras, snakes, birds, bats, and more. During the dry season, you can also enjoy a walk on one of the jungle beaches and go in search of turtle nests. At the end of an unforgettable experience, sit back and relax on the return journey to your hotel.

  • Puerto Maldonado: Private Sandoval Lake Experience

    6. Puerto Maldonado: Private Sandoval Lake Experience

    You will be picked up from your hotel, after which following a short ride you will arrive at the port where a boat will be awaiting you. From there you will be travel for 20 minutes on the river Madre de Dios to the Tambopata National Reserve.  After check-in at the entrance you will walk for about 3 kilometers through the rainforest whilst observing the nature which surrounds you. You'll learn about the trees and medicinal plants, as well as the wildlife which will cross your path. After about one hour you will arrive at the magical Sandoval Lake, from where you will travel by paddle boat searching for the local wildlife which the lake has to offer. The lake is a home to many species such as endangered giant otters, black caimans, monkeys, turtles, fish, piranhas, and the largest sweet water fish: paiche. You will of course also observe many species of birds such as osprey, herons, ho...

  • Puerto Maldonado: 2.5-Hour Piranha Fishing Adventure

    7. Puerto Maldonado: 2.5-Hour Piranha Fishing Adventure

    Enjoy an outdoor escape and spot small parrots and macaws in the surrounding jungle on this 2.5-hour fishing adventure. One of the best places in the region for piranha fishing, it is almost guaranteed that you will catch one of these famous fish.  Ideal for fishing fans or anyone who enjoys being out in nature, this tour starts with hotel pickup from Puerto Maldonado. Once at the fishing site, enjoy the lake from the boat or onshore on a nature walk.

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