Macaw Tours 5 days / 4 nights

Departure: Daily

Duration:  5 Days

Price: $550 per person

Locations Visited : Macaw clay lick "Tambopata Reserve" Monkey island, Lake Sandoval

Activity : Trekking, spotting caimans, Canoe and Boat trip, 

Lodge: 1 night in Lodge near collpa chuncho , 2 night in Amazon Lodge Tambopata, 1 night in sandoval lake

Transportation: Bus, Boat trip


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DAY 1 Puerto Maldonado / Trip in 4x4 / Lodge

Your guide will be waiting for you at the airport and / or bus terminal and will take you to our office located about 5 minutes from the airport in the city of Puerto Maldonado. Here we will register and do some last minute shopping for things we might have forgotten such as batteries or poncho. Then we will start a trip in a 4x4 truck, for 2 hours to reach the Philadelphia community. From there we will travel in a motorized boat, for the Tambopata river for a few minutes until we reach a lodge, where we will stay for tonight to be able to from there the next day, visit the macaw clay lick "El chuncho" Upon arrival at the lodge we will settle and then we will initiate a walk of introduction to the amazonia, where our guide will explain us, the flora and fauna that lives here. Return for dinner, then a night walk to see the animals that usually go out at night, spend the night in this comfortable lodge.

DAY 2 Lodge / Macaw Clay Lick Chuncho / Night Walk

We will get up very early at 5:00 a.m. To travel in a motorized boat upstream of the Tambopata River for about an hour with all the sunrise, the landscape is spectacular we will have the possibility of seeing a jaguar or maybe an anaconda, ronsoco, etc. on the shores of our Tambopata National Reserve. Arriving at our destination, the macaw clay lick "Chuncho", we will find a show of parrots and macaws and we will learn closely the reasons why these birds, and many other mammals need the clay of this wall in their daily diet in all year. It is a spectacular show that entertains us from 6:00 am to 11:00 am. Our delicious breakfast will be in front of the macaw clay lick. Return to the lodge Having finished our activity, we will have a short visit to the control post to learn more in a small museum that is located in this place. We will continue to our lodge to have lunch, and then we will get ready to return to Puerto Maldonado, and from there we will take a boat to travel by the Madre de Dios River, for 10 minutes to our next lodge, "Amazon Lodge Tambopata"  we will spend the night in our comfortable lodge.

DAY 3.- Clay lick of palms / Tambopata Reserve "Lake Sandoval" / return to Amazon Lodge

After breakfast,  we will prepare to change lodge at Lake Sandoval, we will spend a night inside the Tambopata reserve, with the Mejía family from our lodge we will travel 15 minutes by boat until arriving at the shores of the Sandoval lake port , from where we will enter the Tambopata Reserve "Lago Sandoval" in a walk of about 1 hour, then we will arrive at the lake where we will take a canoe to paddle through this beautiful lake that houses a great variety of birds and animals. We will arrive at the family lodge, where we will settle in our rooms, then at noon we will have a lunch at Lake Sandoval, after lunch those who wish can bathe at Lake Sandoval without any danger, then return to our lodge, dinner and then a night walk to see some animals and / or insects that leave at night return to our lodge where we spend the night in our comfortable lodge.

DAY 4.- Clay lick of palms / Tambopata Reserve "Lake Sandoval" / return to Amazon Lodge

Very early in the morning we will get up and take the paddle canoe to go paddling by Lake Sandoval until we reach a place where it is possible to see a collpa of palm trees, where hundreds of macaws come to eat the dried palms, which contain high content of mineral salts necessary for digestion. Then we will return to our family lodge, for breakfast and after breakfast we will walk, for the trails of the Tambopata reserve, return for lunch, after lunch we will prepare to return to our lodge of our first night "Amazon Lodge Tambopata" Accommodation in our rooms of our lodge, then we will do a night walk, return to the lodge for dinner, spend the night in our comfortable lodge.

DAY 5 Adventure circuit / Puerto Maldonado / Airport

After breakfast, we will take our kayaks from our lodge, along the Madre de Dios River and arrive at the adventure activities center, we will walk for 5 minutes, and then we will ascend a 20 meter high tower, from there by the hanging bridges, to be able to see the jungle from the top of the trees, as the animals see it, then return to the lodge. Lunch, after a break we will prepare to go fishing in a half hour walk until we reach a small river, where it is possible to fish piranhas and other Amazonian fish, return to the lodge to get ready and return to Puerto Maldonado and from there to the terminal bus, hotel


Professional Guide

All meals (vegetarian optional) 5 lunches, 4 dinner, 4 breakfast

Transfer to the jungle to airport

Accommodations, Lodge for 4 nights

First aid kit

Rubber boots in the rainy time



Alcoholic drinks

Fees entrance to Tambopata Reserve $40 dollars

Tips for the staff


What do you need before to adventure in the jungle?

  •  Bug spray, repellent with more than 30 % of deed
  •  Sun block
  •  Sun glasses
  •  Hat
  •  Rain coat
  •  Long pants
  •  Long t-shirt
  •  Flashlight
  •  Sandals
  •  Trekking shoes
  •  Empty bottle for refuel water
  •  Binoculars we recommend 8x40 or 10x50 for the macaw clay lick
  •  Plastic back for your binoculars or camera
  • Small backpack for trekking