This 2-day adventure begins in Puerto Maldonado, from where we sail along the Madre de Dios River until arriving at the Sandoval lake lodge port, from where we head towards the lake mirror, and we will go in search of the river wolf and other nocturnal species in the sandoval lake lodge, we will also observe the alligators, optionally you can make a night walk.
The next day we will leave early to go in search of more species that only inhabit this area.
Upon arrival to Puerto Maldonado, at the airport or bus station, you will meet your guide, who will be waiting for you and will transfer you to our office located in downtown, where you will be able to re-pack and to leave the baggage that you won't need to take to the tour. Then we will go to the Touristic port (Puerto Capitania), from where we will go aboard in a motorized boat, that will take us for 45 minutes downstream until the port Sandoval, and we will enter to the lake Sandoval located inside the Tambopata National Reserve, to arrive to the Sandoval lake lodge we will have to walk 3 Km. (muddy in the wet season) in one hour approximately and we will arrive at a small port, where we will take a rowing canoe, and after half hour of rowing we will arrive at the port of the Maloka Sandoval Lodge, when we will arrive to the lodge we will have a hot welcome with a flavorful typical juice, and after a brief explanation above the lodge you will be lodging in a comfortable room. After a rest, equipped with a flash light or head light we will take a night walk in the forest to go in search of the night monkey (Musmuqui), frogs, snakes and insects that are active during the night. Return to the Lodge to has dinner and spend the night.
Very early on board of a canoe we will go around the lake Sandoval lake lodge trying to see some of the most important conserved species in the sandoval lake lodge, considered as flag species, ones of the endanger animal that lives in small and very territorial family groups: the giant river otters or river wolves (the biggest in the world) that feed and fish around the lake early morning, the giant otter feed up to 4 kilos of fish a day. We will return to the Lodge for the breakfast. After breakfast we will leave the Tambopata National Reserve taking the same way to entrance, going back to the Sandoval lake lodge port in the Madre de Dios River, where will be waiting for us our boat to return to Puerto Maldonado, after re-packing your luggage, the guide will take you to the airport.
This 2-day adventure begins in Puerto Maldonado, from where we sail along the Madre de Dios River until arriving at the Sandoval port, from where we head towards the lake mirror, and we will go in search of the river wolf and other nocturnal species, we will also observe the alligators, optionally you can make a night walk. The next day we will leave early to go in search of more species that only inhabit this area.