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4-Day Tambopata National Reserve Tour From Puerto Maldonado
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Canoeing, Wildlife

  • Duration

    4 Days

  • Activity Level


  • Language



Journey through the Peruvian rainforests in this memorable four-day tour. Walk in the jungle, admire giant trees, and spot the most endangered Amazon mammal, the giant river otter. Canoe through palm forests as you spot monkeys and great macaws, wake up to the sounds of howler monkeys at dawn and embark on a canopy walk adventure. Interact with locals, hear their fascinating legends, and learn the traditional way to make chocolate from cocoa. 

  • Spot unique wildlife endemic to the Peruvian rainforests
  • Experience the rainforest through a refreshing trek 
  • Enjoy boat and canoe journeys on the Tambopata river
  • Learn how chocolate is made from cocoa
  • See giant river otters, parrots, macaws, and monkeys
  • Spot black alligators
  • Day 1: Puerto Maldonado to Lake Sandoval expand_more
    • Meet your tour guide at the airport.

    • Head to the river port and proceed for a boat trip along the river. Admire scenic views from your boat.

    • Feast on a delicious lunch on board.

    • Set out on a three-kilometre walk in the forest to reach Lake Sandoval.

    • Enjoy a canoe ride through the lake and cross the flooded forest. Look out for the unique flora and fauna of the Amazon with your tour guide.

    • Arrive at the lodge and settle in your rooms. 

    • Make your way to the lake in the evening on a canoe journey and witness a beautiful sunset. 

    • After dark, use your flashlights to look for black alligators. 

    • Return to the lodge for dinner at the lodge. 

    Overnight at the lodge. 

  • Day 2: Tambopata National Reserve Trek expand_more
    • Set out from your lodge early in the morning for a trek in the forest. Look for giant otters and many species of birds.

    • Return to the lodge for breakfast. 

    • Make your way to the Amazonian Brazil Nut Forest. Brazil nuts form the livelihood of many families in the region and are a sustainable way for families to earn their living. 

    • Return to your lodge for a hearty lunch.

    • Trek through the rainforest after lunch to see the giant trees of the Amazonia.

    • After dark, set out on a nocturnal animal adventure as you look for the creatures of the night, hear the sounds of the forest, and spot many insects and other small animals.

    • Return to the lodge for dinner and stay overnight. 

  • Day 3: Rainforest Trek and Canopy Walk expand_more
    • Before dawn, sail across a lake to see the flocks of large macaws that come to eat the bark of palm trees. 

    • Set out on a forest trek until you reach the Tambopata River. 

    • Have breakfast at the lodge just outside the Tambopata National Reserve. 

    • Continue on your forest trek through one of the trails in the forest, or walk leisurely through the forest. 

    • Have lunch at the Green Diamond Amazon lodge. 

    • Visit the 400-meter long canopy walkway in the afternoon with your Peruvian guide. You will get to see some flora and fauna that live exclusively in the rainforest canopy, such as sloths, macaws, toucans, heliconias, orchids and many canopy birds. 

    • Savour your dinner at the lodge. 

    • Spend your last night here listening to local jungle stories and legends.  

  • Day 4: Parrots' Clay Lick & Puerto Maldonado expand_more
    • At sunrise, make your way by boat to the Parrots' Clay Lick. The clay licks in Tambopata are bare cliffs containing rich deposits of salts and minerals, which are essential to parrots. The parrots visit the clay licks every morning at sunrise, gather on top of the trees, go down to eat the clay and return to the forest. Watching the parrots is always an absolute delight. 
    • Have a hearty breakfast aboard your boat.

    • Set out back to Puerto Maldonado.

    • Conclude your tour with a visit to a cocoa processing centre in the city and learn how locals make chocolate. 

    • Transfer back to the airport. 

What's Included
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off

  • Transport by boat

  • Meals

  • Accommodation

  • Tambopata National Reserve tickets & fees

  • English-speaking Peruvian tour guides

  • Non-bottled drinks

What's Excluded
  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses
  • Alcoholic drinks

  • Bottled drinks

What to bring
  • Lightweight breathable clothing

  • Sun covering, hats, caps

  • Sunscreen

  • Mosquito repellent

  • Long pants, shorts

  • Long sleeve shirts, t-shirts

  • Rain gear, ponchos, jackets, dry-bags

  • Hiking shoes

  • Flip flops

  • Toiletries

Meeting Point

Aeropuerto Internacional Padre Aldamiz, 30C, Puerto Maldonado, Peru

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
2 To 3 USD 375 Per Person
4 To 8 USD 300 Per Person

This is a private tour

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USD 375 / person

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