butterflies at tambopata



A new way to enjoy an ecotourism trip in the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest. An Eco tour that will allow you to learn about the Amazon jungle in an unforgettable experience, combining trekking, visits to the largest Macaw’s clay lick known on world, wildlife observation in the upper Tambopata River, and many other different activities surrounded by the amazing rainforest and the best amazon lodge


Arrive in Puerto Maldonado. Transfer to Wasaí Tambopata Lodge A staff member will wait for you at the airport to transfer you to Wasai Puerto Maldonado Ecolodge, where you will be welcomed with a delicious tropical juice. After a brief explanation of the tour and accommodating the luggage, we will head for the Inter Oceanic Highway, where we will see small villages and farms with livestock of tropical breeds. Afterwards, we will take a shortcut in direction to Venado Station. The shortcut is a narrow dirt road that initially runs through plantations of local species, as we get away from the highway and into the deep jungle; human presence gradually reduces until we reach the Venado Station. There we will have lunch. Afterwards, we will start our trekking of 4 kms through primary forest until we reach Wasai Tambopata Lodge. Reception and accommodation in the lodge. After a short rest, we will have a night tour through the forest to observe and hear the insects, bats, frogs, and maybe have an occasional encounter with some nocturnal mammal. Dinner. The various sounds of the jungle will accompany you through your first night in the Amazon. Overnight at Wasai Tambopata Lodge. (Box lunch, dinner)


Early wake up around 4:30 am to begin with our 60-minute journey upstream to the Macaw’s Clay Lick “El Chuncho” in the Bahuaja-Sonene National Park. We will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful natural sceneries and wildlife of the riverbanks. At our arrival, if weather permits, we will observe one of the greatest wildlife spectacles where hundreds of parrots and different species of macaws gather in the clay lick to eat it, an unforgettable experience.
We will have breakfast while we wait for the macaws to arrive. Halfway through the morning we will return to our Wasai Alto Tambopata Lodge, located at the entrance of the National Park, after 1 hour from the Macaw Clay Lick. A fantastic voyage through the best of the Tambopata Reserve, with opportunities to see capybaras, tapirs, monkeys and with luck: jaguars. It is a route with high chances of seeing wildlife, one of the best in the Amazon. At your arrival, you can relax in the hammocks or have the chance of swimming in the Tambopata River. Those who want, can join us to fish where inhabit more than 250 species of fish. Lunch will be served between 1:30 to 2 p.m. After lunch, we will have an ethno botanical walk, into the rainforest by the Tambopata cross path, to learn about plants and medicinal trees of the area;and to observe the amazing jungle ecosystem where we will see walking palm trees, giant lupuna trees, snake trees and so on. At nightfall, we embark again to make a nocturnal caiman search. Night at WASAI Tambopata Lodge. (Breakfat, lunch, dinner)


Adventure Activities Awakening at the lodge is one of the most impressive spectacles of sound and color in the Amazon. Visitors may rest, take a coffee or walk through the surroundings of the lodge by themselves or with the assistance of a guide until breakfast and see many different types of birds, butterflies, mammals and tropical flowers. Breakfast will take place between 7:00 to 9:00 am, and then we will start a short boat trip for about 30 minutes upstream the Tambopata River to enjoy the view and get to the starting point of our Kayak adventure in the sector known as The Gold Island. After a brief training on kayaking, you will make your way back to the lodge downstream with the guide paddling next to you. There will be also a motorized boat for any assistance. The ride downstream on kayak is calm and with some small class 1 rapid, which make it fun. It is possible to see birds in the river banks.
Return to the lodge at midday to have lunch and a rest. In the afternoon, we will make a short ethno botanical walk of 1 km until the swamp area where the adventure complex is located. There you will be able to enjoy different adventure activities between the trees: Suspended bridges, Zip Lines of over 100 m, rope bridge, floating ropes, tri lines, etc. Night walks. Relax in the lodge. Overnight at Wasai Tambopata Lodge (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)


Transfer out. You will wake up with the beautiful sunrise of the jungle to leave the lodge. Road trip to Puerto Maldonado, transfer to the airport.
During the way back, you will still have the opportunity to see wild animals and enjoy the fresh morning of the Peruvian Rainforest. Depending on your departure flight you can enjoy our hotel facilities in Puerto Maldonado as the swimming pool or the beautiful surroundings. (Breakfast)