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4 Days Nature tour itinerary for Puerto Maldonado & Tambopata National Reserve: Thrill With Wild Expeditions In Peru

Puerto Maldonado, Tambopata National Reserve

Nature Tour
Jungle Expedition Tour
Wildlife Tour

Tour this national reserve from this major Peruvian city. Only 40 minutes on the road & 3 hours by foot, you will cross fields & jungles to reach Reserva Nacional Tambopata. Try piranha fishing, canoe rides on Oxbow lake, visit Chuncho Macaw Clay Lick area & do hikes in the pristine rainforest.

DAY 01

Puerto maldonado

  • Once you land in Puerto Maldonado town, you will be picked up by your Peruvian tour guide.

  • Head off to a place (office) to repack and sort out only the necessary to take to the lodge (long pants, long sleeves, torches and mosquito protection).

  • Proceed on a one hour ride on the boat where lunch will be provided.

  • Then, do a one and a half-hour boat ride to the lodge with chances to spot some wildlife on the way.

  • Arrive at the lodge and get up to your bungalow (room) to rest till the first activity (night walk).

  • For the night walk, explore and enjoy the jungle sights at night and all its beauty.

  • Enjoy dinner and next day activity speech.

DAY 02

Oxbow lake

  • After an early breakfast, hike through the primary forest for two hours and a half, and you will have the chance to see many medicinal plants and species of monkeys, birds, reptiles, amphibians and other mammals.  

  • Arrive at the Oxbow lake and you will board your canoe, whilst you move through the water you might see giant otters, wild boars, varieties of nice-looking birds. 

  • Have a picnic lunch in the forest facing the lake, piranha fishing and at the end of the day, return to the lodge. 

  • Enjoy a free afternoon to relax in the hammocks in front of the river and to watch the sunset. 

  • Do a Cayman search activity in the main river (alligator-like reptiles).

  • Relish dinner and next day activity speech.

DAY 03

Macaw clay lick tour

  • Wake up very early wake at 3:30 am to undertake a 2 hour boat ride upriver to visit one of the unique places in Tambopata National Reserve, the Chuncho Macaw Clay Lick. Here, hundreds of birds from the Psittacidae family (macaws, parrots, parakeets) congregate to lick clay from the bank of the river. This is the only place where you have the chance to see them very close to take pictures and videos.

  • Have breakfast in the area. 

  • After you enjoy such a majestic and amazing place, head back to the lodge with another chance to search for jaguars along the river bank with your Peruvian tour guide.

  • Eat lunch at the lodge.

  • In the afternoon, go on a small stroll in the forest to see the majestic kapok tree (over 200 hundreds years old tree) and do a local farm visit.

  • Enjoy dinner at the lodge and next day plan.

DAY 04


  • According to flight time, breakfast will be arranged.

  • Take a boat and bus ride back to town (office) and then to the airport.

  • 330 USD Per Adult (* 4 people or more)
  • 375 USD Per Adult (* 2 people)
  • Taxis.

  • Transport boat.

  • Meals.

  • Accommodation - Lodge.

  • Entrance fees.

  • Excursions – Activities.

  • Peruvian guides.

  • Storage room.

  • Water.

  • Infusions.

  • Parking.

  • Customized service.

  • *Rubber boots for the rainy season.

  • Check first the What's Included section.

Items list - for you should carry with you for the entire trip:

  • Backpack, canteen, plastic bags, flashlight.

  • Mosquito repellent & medication.

  • Toiletries.

  • Light and long pants.

  • Long-sleeved shirts.

  • Hat, cap or other head covering.

  • Thin socks (high & low).

  • Hiking shoes.

  • Raincoat and a warm jacket to protect yourself from changing weather and rainy days.

  • Sunblock and sunglasses.

Puerto Maldonado, Tambopata National Reserve

Nature Tour
Jungle Expedition Tour
Wildlife Tour

Contributed By

Jesus Mendez

starting from


USD 330
Type of Tour

Private Tour


This tour is offered throughout the year on the following days of the week.

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
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