Macaw Clay Lick Tour
3 days / 2 nights
U$335.00 per person
Highlights -> caiman spotting, tour through the Tambopata National Reserve, jungle trekking learning about flora and fauna, watching monkeys, birds and caimans / alligators.
Arrival at the airport or bus station and transfer to the office of Monte Amazoníco Lodge and his tour Operator Carlos Expeditions for the final talk about our tour before leaving to our adventure. In case you have big luggage, we suggest re pack to store the not needed items and carry just enough for the trip.
Land transfer (4X4) wheeled truck to our destination for about 2 hours to reach the banks of the Tambopata River, if by river it will take more than 6 hours (just information). In this place we will take a boat to the lodge «Monte Amazoníco – Tambopata.» Welcome and Breakfast or lunch depending on the arrival time.
In the afternoon we make an introductory walk into the rainforest where we will have the opportunity to see animals in their natural habitat as amphibians, mammals, reptiles and wonderful insects, among others.
We wake up very early, at 4:30 am, to go on an incredible journey by boat to the world’s largest macaw clay lick “ EL CHUNCHO”, a journey of about 1:30 hours by boat, on the way we will have the opportunity to see some species such as capybaras, which is the world’s largest rodents, tapirs, and you can even see the most beautiful South American feline, jaguar, many of our clients are witnesses with photographic evidence of encounters with these beautiful mammals.
After arrival to the macaw clay licks you will see hundreds of parrots of different species come to eat clay adjacent to the river on the wall We will accommodate us in our chairs to wait to begin one of the most beautiful natural sights of birds in the world. A parrots are followed by 3 species of the most colorful macaws of America, reds and greens, blues and yellows come to gather to eat clay needed in your daily diet and eliminate toxins. On a good day of activity you will see hundreds of these wonderful animals flying over you. An experience for life
Return to our lodge, breakfast and resting time.
-Then we will walk through the botanical garden where you can see some fruit, timber and medicinal species in our area, in the company of our guide. Lunch
In the afternoon we will have the opportunity to kayak the Tambopata River where we will move silently along the river, so we will have more opportunity to observe the larger animals of the Tambopata Reserve
For the night off to rest or possibility of another night walk.
After breakfast, our boat takes us to transport back to Puerto Maldonado, the same route back, we will return back to the town. Arrival in Puerto Maldonado and transfer to the airport terminal.
Included.- Hosting Service, Guidance, Transportation, Airport – Lodge – Airport and Food (lunch, dinner, breakfast)
Not included.- bar consumption (alcoholic beverages), entrance to the Tambopata National Reserve US $ 24.00.
IMPORTANT .- we recommend to bring mosquito repellent, flashlight, binoculars, personal items, sunscreen, hiking shoes, long shirts and pants.