Tour Rainforest Expeditions 2 days

Rainforest Expeditions - Sandoval Lake lodge


Tour Rainforest Expeditions 2 days

This itinerary offers a comprehensive experience of the Amazon rainforest, allowing you to explore its diverse wildlife and stunning natural surroundings around Sandoval Lake.

  • Length: 2 Days/1 Nights
  • Location: Southern Peru, Madre de Dios Department, Puerto Maldonado
  • Type of service: Private or Group
  • Start Point : Pick-up from the Hotel/Aiport or Bus Terminal in Puerto Maldonado
  • Ending Point: Drop off the Hotel/Airport or Bus Terminal in Puerto Maldonado
  • Departure: Every Day
  • Activities: Adventures in the Sandoval Lake Reserve, Amazon Photography, Sunrises and Sunsets, Night Walks, Palm lick to observe parrots, Macaws, Parakeets , Rowing Canoe Ride, Giant Otter Observation,
  • Altitude: 182 – m.a.s.l.
  • Best time to visit:March – November
    Accomodation : 1 night in Our Lodge rivate Room with Mosquito Nets, Private Showers and Bathrooms .
  • Meals: 1 Breakfast /1 Lunch /1 Dinner
  • Tour Guides : Professional bilingual local guide (well-equipped with guiding gear)
  • Minimum of participants: 2
  • Maximum of participants: 10
  • Price per person: USD

Tour Rainforest Expeditions 2 days

Here’s a breakdown of your itinerary for the Amazon Rainforest Expeditions from Puerto Maldonado to Sandoval Lake:

Day 1: Puerto Maldonado – Rainforest Expeditions to Sandoval Lake

Pickup and Transfer: You’ll be picked up from the airport or bus terminals and transferred to register. After leaving some luggage, you’ll take what’s necessary for the tour.

Boat Trip: Transfer to the port to board an outboard boat down the Alto Madre de Dios River. Along the journey, you’ll spot various species along the riverbank, such as turtles, migratory fishing birds, and capybaras.

Registration at Sandoval Lake Checkpoint: Upon reaching the SANDOVAL LAKE checkpoint, you’ll register before starting a 5 km walk into the deep jungle.

Canoe Ride: Arrive at a small port and board a canoe to cross the lake to LAGO SANDOVAL LODGE.

Exploration and Wildlife Observation: After lunch, explore Lake Sandoval in a canoe to observe wildlife such as giant otters, black alligators, and various birds.

Night Activity: Embark on a nocturnal canoe ride to spot black alligators, night birds, and monkeys along the riverbanks before returning to the lodge.

Day 2: Sandoval Lake to Puerto Maldonado

Morning Exploration: Wake up to the sounds of bird songs and embark on a rowing canoe to visit Guacamayo Palmera (Collpa de Palmeras), where you’ll observe various species of palm trees and macaws.

Forest Exploration: Explore the primary forest and undergrowth to see walnut trees and medicinal plants. Spot various species of monkeys, tarantulas, insects, and mammals.

Lunch and Return Journey: Return to the lodge for lunch and prepare for the journey back. Board a rowing canoe to navigate Lake Sandoval, followed by a hike to the checkpoint.

Return to Puerto Maldonado: Navigate the Madre de Dios River in an outboard boat to Puerto Maldonado. Collect your luggage at the office before heading to the airport or bus terminal.


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SANDOVAL LAKE 2 days  : Offers abundant wildlife, with more than 65 species of migratory and resident birds. aquatic that feed on fish and some residents such as the family of giant otters that are the most active

Precio Desde: $000

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Duration: 02 days / 01 nights

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Tour Rainforest Expeditions 2 days

Tour Rainforest Expeditions -This place is the most surprising natural paradise where one of the largest concentrations of

endemic birds and butterflies found in the lowlands of the world are found. Tambopata – Sandoval lake offers one of

the very exciting and unique Amazonian experiences that exists in our Peruvian Amazon.

As we can see the giant river otter, or «river wolf», (This species is in extinction in the world) Its preferred food is fish, turtles, black caiman.

This Sandoval lake shelters a great diversity of species which is his habitation.

Where you can enjoy an exciting exhibition of one of the rarest species of mammals.We can also see the blue and gold macaws and the red-bellied macaws.

1: They live naturally in the flooded palm forest at the west end of Lake Sandoval. In the forests surrounding the lake live some species of monkeys such as the brown capuchin, friar, red howler monkey,

Musmuqui, stump monkey, saddle marmoset and night monkeys and among others the Bolivian squirrel.

2: The sunrises on the lake are more wonderful, listening to the songs of the birds and the howl of the howling monkey.

The sunsets are the most impressionable, the sun manages to shed its solar rays into the deepest part of the jungle and then disappears at the edge of Lake Sandoval, a perfect moment for Photographs.

3: Take the canoes and go into the deepest part of the lake where one discovers the wonderful flora and fauna that nature offers us.

4: In the virgin primary forests we can find a diversity of medicinal plants and giant trees with more than 80 meters in height that can be more than 500 years old, which is their habitat for many species from the smallest to the largest animals , frogs, toads, ants, birds, insects, reptiles, etc.

The Sandoval Lake Reserve keeps many mysteries and secrets where you can discover with our native jungle guides.

Tour Rainforest Expeditions 2 days

 Day 1: Puerto Maldonado –Rainforest Expeditions to Sandoval Lake:

Pick up from the airport/Bus Terminals, transfer to register and leave some luggage and take what is necessary for the tour, transfer to the port to board the outboard boat to continue the trip Tour Rainforest Expeditions  through

the Alto Madre de Dios River,

where you will observe some Species on the riverbank such as turtles sunbathing on fallen trunks, migratory fishing birds, with the luck of seeing the largest rodent in the world, the capybara, etc. in mowing at the SANDOVAL LAGO

checkpoint to register a place to start the 5 km walk inside the deep jungle rainforest expeditions amazon wildlife ,

then we will arrive at a small port where we will board the canoe paddling through a snake-shaped channel from

there we will cross the lake in 50 minutes to the next where the LAGO SANDOVAL LODGE is located, accommodation in their respective rooms and lunch. In the afternoon we will explore Lake Sandoval in our canoe to

observe and enjoy wildlife such as the giant otter family known as the (river wolf), black alligators, shanshos (prehistoric birds), turtles and many birds, etc. , return to the lodge to enjoy dinner, Night activity Visit Lake

Sandoval in the rowing canoe , now carrying the flashlight to see the black alligators, night birds, monkeys on the

river banks and other species in this amazon rainforest  expeditions. After this activity we will return to the lodge to

rest in their respective rooms.

 Day 2: – Sandoval Lake to Puerto Maldonado:

Today will be a beautiful day where we will wake up with the song of the birds to have a delicious drink. We will take our rowing canoe where we will visit a large number of different species of palm trees that grow in the water creating

a swampy area. This place is called Guacamayo Palmera (Collpa de Palmeras) where it attracts several species of

macaws and other parrots to eat fruits of its palms (wuallo) that help them in their digestion, high in vitamins,

sodium, calcium, potassium and others. minerals that are components that help them digest and have good digestion. Then we will explore the Amazon, the primary forest Amazon Wildlife, the undergrowth of this virgin forest

to see the imposing walnut trees (the chestnut) as harvested by the people who live in the same deep forest, open to

the market this important natural product, healing plants (ayahusca, chacruna , cañacaña, ajo sacha, huayo sugar,

chuchuhuasi, copaiba etc. where we will observe some species of monkeys such as the brown capuchin monkey,

squirrel monkey, howler monkey, friar monkey and the little lion monkey, tarantulas, insects, frogs, toads and some

mammals such as armadillo, añuje, sloth, return to our lodge to enjoy lunch.

We will then prepare to return and board a rowing canoe to navigate over Lake Sandoval, followed by a hike to the checkpoint and from there we will navigate the Madre de Dios River in an outboard boat to Puerto Maldonado.

There we will collect our luggage at our office and then we will go to the airport or the bus terminal.

Included in the RainforestExpeditions .

  • A professional Naturalist Tour Guide;
  • Motorboat transportation;
  • Entrance fee to the Sandoval Lake Reserve;
  • Meals: 1x Breakfast, 1x Lunch, 1x Dinner and drinking water lodge (Please note: vegetarian option upon request for no extra cost!);
  • Accommodation: 1 nights in lodge;
  • First aid kit,
  • Radio communications;
  • Rubber boots.


Not included in the  Rainforest expeditions.

  • Any flight nor airport departure taxes;
  • Travel insurance;
  • Vaccination;
  • Breakfast on the first day and last day Lunch;
  • Drinks;
  • Tips to local staff.

What You Need to Bring  Rainforest expeditions.

  • Mosquito repellent (DEET 35 recommended as a MINIMUM!!),
  • Original passport,
  • Small backpack,
  • Long sleeved cotton shirts (preferably green coloured),
  • Long cotton trousers,
  • Cotton long socks (to be put into your trousers),
  • Comfortable walking shoes,
  • Sandals or light shoes,
  • Rain gear (e.g. rain poncho),
  • Sweater (for the beginning of the tour in Andes and the cloud forest only),
  • Swimsuit;
  • Binoculars (we also rent it),
  • Camera and its charger,
  • Plastic bags to be used for clothes and a camera,
  • A hat as a protection against the Sun or rain,
  • Toiletries,
  • Small towel,
  • Toilet paper,
  • Sunscreen,
  • Sunglasses,
  • Flashlight (with spare bulb and batteries),
  • A bottled water (1 litre as a minimum),
  • Pocket money (Soles) to buy some beverages and souvenirs as well as to tip.


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