ECOLOGICAL MACAW LICK – SANDOVAL LAKE 4 DAYS

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ECOLOGICAL MACAW LICK SANDOVAL LAKE

tambopata dream place, live nature Biodiversity in Tambopata The lowland forests and tropical savannahs of  Tambopata are some of the most biodiverse areas on the globe.
Birds: 670 bird species have been identified, including the Harpy Eagle, a large, rare raptor that preys on monkeys and sloths, the strange Hoatzin, and eight macaw species (six of which can be seen at the Tambopata Research Center clay lick). Mammals: 200 species, including healthy populations of Jaguar, Giant Anteater, Amazonian Tapir, and, in the savannah habitats of the Rio Heath, the Maned Wolf. Reptiles and Amphibians: 210 species, including several species of tree frogs, the colorful Tambopata Poison Frog, and the beautiful Rainbow Boa.
Insects and other arthropods: The number of species of insects and spiders that live in the rainforests of Tambopata number in the thousands. Many are expected to be species unknown to science.
Trees and plants: Over 10,000 species of plants have been identified in Tambopata , Peru, making it one of the highest areas for plant diversity on the planet. A few of the more noteworthy plants are the Brazil Nut Tree, the huge Ceiba, and quick growing Balsa trees.

Macaw Clay Lick

A Dazzling Spectacle: Because our Tambopata, Peru, region of the Amazon is so well-preserved and remote, it’s one of the most biodiverse areas on the planet. In fact, around 20 different tropical bird species visit the Clay Lick! Whether you’re a fan of vocal macaws or playful parrots, you’ll be truly delighted by the spectacle.
Get Up Close and Personal with Nature: We take you to a slightly hidden spot just across from the Clay Lick itself. As a result, you get incredibly close to these brilliant birds, without disturbing their pristine habitat. While you can see a caged parrot or macaw back home, nothing compares to watching them free, wild, and magnificent in their true home.

Sandoval Lake

Its origin is due to the strangulation of one of the meanders of the Madre de Dios River and located on the right margin of this 8 km from the city of Puerto Maldonado. To reach this lake you have to navigate by motorboat for 25 minutes following the current of the river, then you have to walk along a path that advances between the woods for about an hour and thirty minutes. On the way,
enjoy watching a variety of plant species such as orchids, platanillos, ungurahuis and homiceas, to the interior of the lake itself the islets filled with grasses existing swamp areas where the aguaje tree grows. As to wild animals, there is an abundance of ducks, otters, alligators, wild chickens, tapirs, toucans, macaws, water turtles like charapas. In this lake it is usually practice sport fishing catching a great variety of fish like the paiche that It measures from 1 to 4 meters in length. There is a sector of the lake in which the temperature fluctuates Between 20 ° C and 26 ° C, here visitors can enjoy a refreshing swim without run no danger

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    ECOLOGICAL MACAW LICK – SANDOVAL LAKE 4 DAYS

    First day on ECOLOGICAL MACAW LICK – SANDOVAL LAKE: PUERTO MALDONADO / WASAI LODGE:
    Second day on ECOLOGICAL MACAW LICK – SANDOVAL LAKE: WASAI LODGE / MACAW CLAY LICK / SANDOVAL LAKE:
    Third day on ECOLOGICAL MACAW LICK – SANDOVAL LAKE: SANDOVAL LAKE / MONKEYS ISLAND:
    Fourth day on ECOLOGICAL MACAW LICK – SANDOVAL LAKE: PUERTO MALDONADO / AIRPORT:


    TAMBOPATA

    Coordinates: 12 ° 36’S 69 ° 12’W / -12.6, -69.2 coordinates: 12 ° 36’S 69 ° 12’W / -12.6, -69.2

    Location: In the Department of Madre de Dios, the Province of Tambopata, delimited by landmarks and descriptive memory according to Annex I of the Supreme Decree of Creation.

    Province of Tambopata: The Province of Tambopata Is One Of The Three That Make Up The Department Of Madre De Dios, Belonging To The Madre De Dios Region, In Peru.

    Districts:
    Tambopata (Pto. Maldonado), Inambari (Mazuco),
    The stones,
    Labyrinth (Pto. Rosario De Laberinto)

    It limits the North with the Province of Tahuamanu, the East with Bolivia, the South with the Department of Puno and the Province of Manu, and the West with the Department of Ucayali.

    Zones: Chapajal, Rímac, La Joya

    Area: 36,268 Km² – 274,690.00 Hectares.

    Elevation: 183 M

    Weather:
    The annual average temperature is 26º C, fluctuating between 10º and 38º C. Low temperatures are conditioned by cold Antarctic winds that arrive through the Andes and enter the Amazon Basin. The presence of cold winds is more intense in the months of June and July. The rains are presented in the months of December to March.


    TOURIST ATTRACTIONS IN TAMBOPATA NATIONAL RESERVE
    Bosque de Aguajal Amaruparque (Tambopata District),
    Forest Of Eyebrow Of Jungle Lord Of The Summit (District Of Inambari),
    Pacal Amaru Forest (Tambopata District),
    Cocha Carachamayoc (Tambopata District),
    Cocha Collpa (Labyrinth District),
    Cocha Lobo (Labyrinth District),
    Cocha Montes (Tambopata District),
    Bahuaja Sonene National Park (Tambopata District),
    Tambopata National Reserve (Tambopata District),
    Rio Las Piedras (Tambopata District),
    Rio Pariamanu (Tambopata District),
    Ríos Madre De Dios (Tambopata District),
    Tambopata River (Tambopata District),


    VACCINES

    Vaccines Are An Important Part Of Preparing For A Trip To Tropical Places Such As The Amazon Rainforest.
    See Your Doctor Before Booking Your Flightand Bear In Mind That Some Vaccinations (Some Of The “Routine” Onesand Hepatitis B) Have To Be Done Months Before You Actually Travel.
    On The Other Hand, Some Vaccinations Can Be Done Soon Before Travelling But If You Book Them At Too Short Notice You May Have To Pay An Extra Charge.
    For Trips To (Tambopata) Puerto Maldonado, Peru And The Surrounding Jungle, The Vaccines Recommended By The Are As Follows:

    Routine Vaccinations
    Make Sure You Are Up-To-Date With Routine Vaccinations Before Travelling. These Include:

    • Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR)
    • Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis (DTP)
    • Varicella (Chickenpox)
    • Yearly Flu Shot If You Normally Have This

    Vaccinations Specifically For Travellers To (Tambopata)  Puerto Maldonado, Peru

    • Hepatitis A and Typhoid Fever: Vaccinations Are Recommended Regardless Of Which Area Of Peru You Are Visiting. You Should Still Be Careful About Consuming Foodand Drink That Could Be Contaminated.
    • Yellow Fever: The Vaccine Is Recommended To Anyone Travelling To The Amazon. You May Be Asked To Prove You Have Had A Yellow Fever Vaccine On Arrival At Puerto Maldonado Airport.
    • Hepatitis B : The Risk Is Low For Travellers But The Vaccine Is Recommended If You Think You Could Be Exposed While In Peru To Blood Or Bodily Fluids Through Sexual Contact With A New Partner, Getting Tattoos Or Piercings, Having Or Giving Medical Or Dental Procedures Or Receiving Acupuncture.
    • Rabies: This Isn’t A Major Threat For Most Travellers Except Those That Will Be Working Directly With Animals Or If You Are Going To Live Long-Term In A High-Risk Area – In These Cases, A Vaccine Is Recommended.

    Non-Vaccination Diseases

    Some Tropical Diseases Are Present In The Puerto Maldonado Region For Which There Is No Vaccination. They Are Transmitted By Insect Bites. Ways To Help Prevent Bites Include:

    • Wearing Appropriate Clothes In The Tropical Rainforest
    • Using Repellent
    • Checking Your Room Has Screened Windows
    • Using Bed Nets
    • If You Are Using Sun Cream, Apply Repellent Second.

    Specific Diseases Without Vaccine Transmitted By Insects:

    Malaria: The CDC Considers Puerto Maldonado To Be A Malaria Risk Area Although People Living There Report It To Be Extremely Rare. Prevent Mosquito Bites As Much As You Canand Consider Taking Anti-Malaria Pills.

    Dengue Fever: Dengue Fever Is Present In A Large Part Of Latin Americaand Usually Clears Up By Itself In One Or Two Weeks. It Is Transmitted By Certain Mosquitos So Take Precautions To Avoid Bites.

    Leishmaniasis: This Is A Curable Disease Transmitted By A Certain Flyand Can Be Avoided By Taking Precautions To Avoid Bites.


    For more information and details how to make a booking please E-mail Picchu Machu Adventure an Ecological Tour Operator in Peru at:

    info@picchu-machu.com

    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • Transport Airport / Macaw Clay Lick / Lodge / Airport
    • Guided excursions
    • Complete meals
    • Lodging 1 night Tambopata Wasai Lodge, 1 night Mejia Lodge, 1 night Cabana Quinta Hotel
    • Complete Meals
    Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
    • Sleeping bag
    • Entrance to the Tambopata – Candamo
    • Flight Ticket Cusco / Puerto Maldonado / Cusco or Lima
    • Airport taxes
    1. Moderate First day on ECOLOGICAL MACAW LICK - SANDOVAL LAKE: PUERTO MALDONADO / WASAI LODGE:

      First day on ECOLOGICAL MACAW LICK – SANDOVAL LAKE: PUERTO MALDONADO / WASAI LODGE:

      Arrive to Puerto Maldonado the Capital of biodiversity of the Peru, Pick up at the airport and travel into the city. We will take a boat from the port that will take us down the Tambopata River. We will travel a little more than four hour to the Tambopata Wasai Lodge located close to Macaw Clay Lick. You will be placed in bungalows according to your reservation. At this point we will take a two hour hike through the jungle with a guide. We will see a great diversity of flora and fauna. In the night it is possible to see caimans and the great diversity of wildlife around the Sandoval Lake. We will return to the lodge, have dinner and lodging.

    2. Moderate Second day on ECOLOGICAL MACAW LICK - SANDOVAL LAKE: WASAI LODGE / MACAW CLAY LICK / SANDOVAL LAKE:

      Second day on ECOLOGICAL MACAW LICK – SANDOVAL LAKE: WASAI LODGE / MACAW CLAY LICK / SANDOVAL LAKE:

      After the breakfast, we will travel by the Tambopata River by approximately one hour to Macaw Clay Lick, to locate us in the hiding place, where we will be able to appreciate the arrival of the Macaws, Parrots and Parakeets; it is possible to observe the sunrise in the forest. Return to the Lodge to have breakfast and soon to initiate the return to the city of Puerto Maldonado and to continue until the entrance of Sandoval Lake, from the border we will make a long walk of approximately 1,30 hrs. We will arrive and you will be placed in bungalows according to your reservation. (Mejía Lodge, basic accomodation). At night it is possible to observe Caymans in the Lake. Have dinner and lodging.

    3. Moderate Third day on ECOLOGICAL MACAW LICK - SANDOVAL LAKE: SANDOVAL LAKE / MONKEYS ISLAND:

      Third day on ECOLOGICAL MACAW LICK – SANDOVAL LAKE: SANDOVAL LAKE / MONKEYS ISLAND:

      After breakfast, we will used boat around the Sandoval Lake, where you will appreciate the diversity of flora: as orchids, platanillos, ungurahuis, aguaje palm. Great diversity of Fauna as well, a quantity of otter, ducks, black and white caimans, wild hens, taricayas (small turtles) and a variety of fishes. It is possible to take a refreshing bath in the lake without danger. Then we will then return to the lodge for lunch.
      After lunch we will visit Monkey Island and return to the city. We will stay in the Cabana Quinta Hotel *** and having dinner in typical restaurant.

    4. Moderate Fourth day on ECOLOGICAL MACAW LICK - SANDOVAL LAKE: PUERTO MALDONADO / AIRPORT:

      Fourth day on ECOLOGICAL MACAW LICK – SANDOVAL LAKE: PUERTO MALDONADO / AIRPORT:

      Breakfast and transport from the hotel to the airport.
      THE END OF TRIP.