sandoval lake boat
blue macaws
girl passing through the canopy walkway
collpa colorful parrots
monkey eating in the tree
hike along the Madre de Dios River
dining lodge
relaxation terrace with hammocks
people at the pool of the lodge tour puerto maldonado
lodge shower and toilet
peruvian jungle road
monkey island
boats at the pier
girl crossing the bridge in the jungle
Tambopata National Reserve
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Puerto Maldonado Tour

Visit Parrot Clay Lick and Sandoval Lake

(10 reviews)
Puerto Maldonado
3 days
Spanish and English
Starts: From Puerto Maldonado airport according to your flight schedule
Ends: To Puerto Maldonado airport around 10:00, depending on your flight schedule.
Free cancellation!


During the 3 day tour in Puerto Maldonado you will enjoy the Peruvian jungle in one of the best lodges in the area. Comfort in the heart of the Amazon to experience nature in its purest form. You will see spectacular and colorful birds, caimans, monkeys and the rest of the diverse fauna of the area. You will have the opportunity to enter the Tambopata National Reserve and even take a relaxing swim in the lodge's pool in a unique setting.

Are you up for an adventure in the Amazon jungle? 🤩 Here are all the details:

Tour details


  • Airport pick-up
  • Transportation
  • Professional Guide
  • Feeding
  • Lodging

Not included

  • Entrance to Tambopata National Reserve
  • Alcoholic beverages

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation! Cancellations can be made up to 31 days prior to arrival, after that date you will not be able to make any kind of modification or cancellation.

Tour itinerary

DAY 1 Puerto Maldonado - Lodge - Monkey Island

Pick up and arrival in Puerto Maldonado 🛶

After pick up at the airport or bus station, you will be taken to the office to give you the most important information about the tour. Then you will be taken to the port and you will take the boat for a now until you reach the lodge. Once you arrive, you will have a welcome meeting with a fresh fruit juice, you will leave your luggage and you will be served lunch.

interior of the lodge room

Monkey Island 🐒

After resting for a while, you will visit the well-known Monkey Island, located on the other side of the Madre de Dios River. Here you will find different species of monkeys such as the brown capuchin, the squirrel monkey, the marmoset monkey or the white capuchin. After this activity you will return to the lodge.

monkey in the tree

In search of alligators 🐊

Once it gets dark and before dinner, you will go in search of caimans (remember to bring a flashlight). They are usually on the banks of the Madre de Dios River and, with luck, you will be able to see the capybara, the largest rodent in the world that can weigh up to 6 kilos. Afterwards, you will return to the lodge, have dinner and rest for the next day's adventure.

caiman in the madre de dios river

DAY 2 Sandoval Lake - Tambopata National Reserve - Canopy Walk-Way

Sandoval Lake

Today is an early start! You will have breakfast and take a short boat ride to the entrance of Sandoval Lake. You will arrive at the checkpoint and hike 3 km into the jungle, entering the Tambopata National Reserve. Then you will get back on the boat and navigate the Sandoval Lake observing monkeys, birds, giant trees and other inhabitants of the area. You may have the chance to see a family of giant otters 🦦. You will return to the lodge to enjoy a delicious typical meal.

boating on sandoval lake

Canopy Walk-Way

Then you will return to the jungle, and go through the Canopy Walk-Way which is an impressive suspension bridge where you will see the rainforest from a different perspective at 30 meters high. You will have a panoramic view of the Madre de Dios River and you will be able to appreciate the nature from the height. In addition, you can climb to a platform to observe different species of birds such as toucans or macaws.

Canopy Walk-Way

Walk and dinner at the lodge

In the afternoon, you will take a night walk to appreciate the diversity of insects, amphibians and nocturnal reptiles. You will return to the lodge for dinner and afterwards, you can chat, have a drink at the bar and enjoy the night in the jungle. It's time to rest and recharge your batteries for the last day.

group resting and having a drink at the bar

DAY 3 Parrot clay lick - Puerto Maldonado

Parrot Clay Lick

Last day! You will wake up early and get on a boat to the parrot clay lick, where you will observe a mud wall full of 3 to 5 different species of parrots flying around you. Here you will observe a mud wall full of 3 to 5 different species of parrots that will fly around you and enjoy the colorful spectacle of their plumage!

You will return to the lodge, have breakfast, pick up your luggage and head back to the city where the Puerto Maldonado Tour will end.

blue macaws and green parrots

What to bring to Puerto Maldonado Tour

  • Long-sleeved clothing for excursions
  • Short-sleeved clothing for stays at the lodge
  • Bathing clothes
  • Sandals and comfortable shoes
  • Cap or hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Small backpack for excursions
  • Personal hygiene kit
  • Small flashlight

Where does the tour Puerto Maldonado Tour start

The most comfortable and popular way to get to Puerto Maldonado is by plane from Lima or Cuzco.

If you want to arrive by road you can do it from Cuzco, in a 10 hour trip.

Questions & Answers

  • What is the size of the group?

    In order to better enjoy this tour, groups are reduced to a maximum of 8 people.
  • What time will I be picked up at the airport?

    The pick-up time at the airport will depend on the arrival time of your flight. You can indicate your flight schedule in the notes section of the booking form.
  • Do I have to carry all my luggage on the boat to the lodge?

    After picking you up at the airport, we will stop by the Puerto Maldonado office before going to the lodge. Any luggage that you do not need for your stay in the jungle can be safely stored at the office for easy transport by boat to the lodge.

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