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path on the peruvian jungle
monkey eating on the tree
pool and rest zone in the lodge
teaching to sew in the artisan workshop
boats at the pier
girl crossing the bridge in the jungle
interior room of the lodge
exterior of the bungalow with its terrace
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Tour Puerto Maldonado

Visit Parrot Clay Lick and Sandoval Lake

(10 reviews)
Puerto Maldonado
3 days
Starts: At the Puerto Maldonado airport according to your flight schedule
Ends: Around 10:00 A.M., depending on your flight schedule in Puerto Maldonado
Free cancellation!

During the 3 day tour in Puerto Maldonado we 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. We will see spectacular and colorful birds, caimans, monkeys and the rest of the diverse fauna of the area. We 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
  • Meals
  • Lodging
  • Entrance to Sandoval Lake

Important information

In case of children under 8 years old, it will be mandatory to hire a private guide.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation! If you cancel at least 65 days before the start of the tour, you will receive 100% of the amount paid. If you cancel at least 44 days before the start of the tour, you will receive 75% of the amount paid. If you cancel at least 20 days before the start of the tour, you will receive 50% of the paid amount. After this time, or in case of no-show, no refunds will be given.

Tour itinerary

DAY 1 Puerto Maldonado - Lodge - Trekking

11:00 A.M.

Pick up and arrival in Puerto Maldonado

After being picked up at the airport, we will head to the pier at Puerto Bolivar to reach our lodge. The boat ride will last 40 minutes on the Madre de Dios River. Once we arrive at the lodge, we will leave our luggage in the bungalow and we will be served lunch.

interior of the lodge's room
03:30 P.M.

Exploration of the area

After resting for a while, we will make our first excursion to make contact with the Peruvian jungle. Our guide will show us the different tropical trees and medicinal plants in the area.

sign at the peruvian jungle
4:30 P.M.

Shiringuero Camp

Our first stop will be a chestnut camp where the Brazil nut, also known as Amazonian chestnut, is cultivated. Next, we will go to a shiringuero camp, a recreation of a real camp where we will see the artisanal process of latex collection. In total we will walk for two hours and return to the lodge where we can rest.

Amazonian chestnut
07:00 P.M.

Caiman Safari

Before dinner, we will take advantage of the sunset to take a boat ride and see caimans and other animals that live in the river. We will return to the lodge at 8:00 p.m., have dinner and enjoy the night.

caiman in madre de dios river

DAY 2 Sandoval Lake - Tambopata National Reserve

05:30 A.M.

Sandoval Lake

Today we have to get up early! At 5:30 in the morning we will have a coffee to start the day and we will head to Sandoval Lake in a boat for 20 minutes. The guide will give us a bag with breakfast that we can enjoy during the excursion.

boating on sandoval lake

Tambopata National Reserve

Upon arrival, we will trek 3 km into the jungle, entering the Tambopata National Reserve. Here we will see monkeys, birds, giant trees and other inhabitants of the area. After this hike, at 13:30 we will return to the lodge for lunch and to recharge our batteries.

otter in the tambopata national reserve
03:30 P.M.

Visit to the tower

We will climb one of the observation towers to better see the birds of the area and appreciate the wonderful views of the sunset in the jungle. Afterwards we will have free time to enjoy the swimming pool and the rest of the facilities.

views of the peruvian jungle from the observation tower
08:00 P.M.

Dinner at the lodge

Dinner will be served at the lodge and afterwards, we will be able to chat, have a drink at the bar and enjoy the night in the jungle. It is time to rest and gather strength for the last day.

outside the lodge at night

DAY 3 Parrot Clay Lick

05:30 A.M.

Parrot Clay Lick

We will wake up early, have a cup of coffee and take a 20 minute walk to the Parrot Clay Lick, where we will observe 3 to 5 different species of parrots flying around us. Enjoy the colorful spectacle of their plumage!

green parrots on the wall
08:00 A.M.

Breakfast and rest

We will return to the lodge to have breakfast and enjoy the free time we have left in the jungle. Then we will sail to the city and upon arrival we will be picked up by a minibus that will take us to a traditional market until it is time to end the 3 day tour Puerto Maldonado.

traditional market puerto maldonado

What to bring to Tour Puerto Maldonado

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

Where does the tour Tour Puerto Maldonado start

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

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

Questions & Answers

Tour Puerto Maldonado tour reviews with Howlanders

Inicialmente la puntuación iba a ser de 4 cuando empezamos con nuestro guía Mario, el cual fue excelente en las actividades que hicimos con él. Sin embargo, el segundo día le asignaron a otro grupo y nos pusieron con un grupo de franceses. Nosotros hablamos español e inglés, y era muy incómodo esta...
October 5, 2022
Safe and well-organized trip, I felt like a local! Fans of wildlife will be delighted for sure. Wild animals are hiding pretty often so it's not so easy to meet any, but the amazing plants I saw there at every step impressed me a lot! The food was good and the lodging was really comfy, highly recomm...
October 24, 2019
What an amazing experience! We really enjoyed doing the tour and we had a great adventure :) The guide was lovely and all the people we meet there. The team was also really helpful while we organized our trip. Thank you so much!
October 8, 2019
A fantastic experience. Everythig perfect: Hotel, facilities, excursions, staff, our great guide Rolando... Totally recommended!
August 26, 2019
Ha sido un viaje increíble, la comida genial, el alojamiento superior pero lo mejor fue nuestro guía Miche que nos enseñó mucho de la flora y la fauna autóctona con un sentido del humor genial.
August 21, 2019
Fantástico lugar con fantásticos profesionales. Los tres días en el Lodge Corto Maltés superaron todas nuestras expectativas. El alojamiento precioso y muy limpio,la comida riquísima y las excursiones increíbles en las que pudimos ver monos,caimanes, nutrias gigantes y guacamayos y otras aves. Sin e...
August 20, 2019
June 29, 2019
Precioso, la verdad es que una muy buena experiencia. Hemos estado en diferentes selvas del amazonas como Iquitos o Madidi Pampas en Bolivia y la verdad es que merece la pena también acercarse. Si te gustan las actividades en la selva como a mi marido y a mí es un plan perfecto! Nuestra próxima aven...
December 8, 2018
el recorrido fue bien, buena experiencia
November 6, 2017
Sehr gute Reise Alles verlief nach Plan.
February 14, 2017

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