AMAZING TAMBOPATA NATIONAL RESERVE VACATION

USD $ 931

Immerse yourself in the unparalleled biodiversity of the Tambopata National Reserve with Intense Peru’s exhilarating 4-day Amazon rainforest tour.

Our all-inclusive 4-day tour whisks you away to a comfortable lodge deep within the rainforest, where expert guides lead you on unforgettable wildlife encounters. Explore hidden trails, observe colorful macaws, and learn about rainforest conservation efforts. Contact Intense Peru today to craft your dream Amazon experience!

Program price per person, double occupancy in standard room. Includes all guided excursions and activities, all meals, transfers, and the entrance fee to the Tambopata National Reserve (US$ 75 per person). Domestic flights are not included.

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    Unforgettable Wildlife Adventure in Tambopata National Reserve with Intense Peru

    Embark on a captivating 4-day journey into the heart of the Tambopata National Reserve, renowned for boasting the most diverse wildlife in the Peruvian Amazon. Led by Intense Peru, a company with over 15 years of experience crafting unique Amazonian expeditions, this all-inclusive tour promises an unforgettable experience filled with unforgettable wildlife encounters, comfortable accommodations, and the expertise of passionate guides.

    Immerse Yourself in the Amazonian Rainforest

    Your adventure begins with a flight to Puerto Maldonado, the gateway to the Amazon rainforest. From there, you’ll be transferred to the Tambopata Research Center Lodge, your comfortable home for the next four days. This remote lodge, which is the only one situated within the National Reserve of Tambopata, provides the perfect launching point for exploring the wonders of Tambopata.

    Explore a Paradise of Diverse Wildlife

    Throughout your stay, embark on guided excursions led by knowledgeable naturalists who will reveal the rainforest’s secrets. Learn about the fascinating world of macaws from experts, and witness these colorful creatures in their natural habitat. Be looking for a captivating array of monkeys, caimans, and even the world’s largest rodent, the capybara. With a bit of luck, you might encounter elusive predators like jaguars and tapirs, or even spot a recently discovered spider species!

    Optional Activities for the Adventurous Soul

    The tour offers a variety of optional excursions to further enrich your Amazonian experience. Hike along exciting trails, venturing deep into the rainforest to observe diverse plant and animal life. Explore clay licks, and natural mineral deposits that attract a fascinating array of rainforest creatures. Embark on a thrilling night walk to discover the nocturnal wonders of the jungle.

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    Intense Peru’s commitment to creating unforgettable experiences is backed by over 15 years of expertise in crafting unique Amazonian adventures. They have earned hundreds of verified 5-star reviews from satisfied travelers, a testament to their dedication to providing exceptional service and unforgettable experiences.

    Book your AMAZING TAMBOPATA NATIONAL RESERVE VACATION today and embark on an unforgettable journey into the heart of the Amazon rainforest!

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    1. DAY 1 Arrival in Puerto Maldonado, Tambopata river and Tambopata Research Center

      Flight Lima/Cusco – Puerto Maldonado (arriving before 12:30 hours – booked on your own).

      Welcome to the Amazon!
      Arrive in Puerto Maldonado, the capital of Madre de Dios, and join a 1-hour bus and a 2.5-boat journey to the lodge. Your first taste of the Amazon cuisine will be in the river, while you leave the city to enjoy the amazing jungle landscapes.

      As we cross the confluence with the Malinowski River, we will leave the final traces of human habitation behind. Within the 700,000 hectares of an uninhabited nucleus of the Tambopata National Reserve, sightings of capybara, caiman, geese, macaws, and other large species will become more frequent.

      Tambopata Research Center Awaits:
      A spacious boutique eco-lodge, with a bar, a massage center, and buffet service in the heart of the National Reserve of Tambopata, is the only lodge inside the reserve in front of the Bahuaja Sonene National Park surrounded by dozens of macaw nests belonging to the Macaw Project.

      Jungle Night Walk:
      You will have the option of hiking out at night, when most of the mammals are active but difficult to see. Easier to find are frogs with shapes and sounds as bizarre as their natural histories.

      Overnight at Tambopata Research Center Jungle Lodge.

      Meals included: BL (box lunch), D

    2. DAY 2 Macaw Clay Lick, Monkey Search and Island Exploration

      Discover the Macaw Clay Lick:
      On most clear mornings of the year, dozens of large macaws and hundreds of parrots congregate on this large river bank in a raucous and colorful spectacle that inspired a National Geographic cover story. Discretely located fifty meters from the cliff, we will observe Green-winged, Scarlet, and Blue-and-gold Macaws and several species of smaller parrots descend to ingest clay. Outings are at dawn when the lick is most active.

      Monkey Search:
      This five-kilometer trail covers the prototypical rainforest with immense trees crisscrossed by creeks and ponds. Amongst the figs, ceibas, and shihuahuacos we will look for the Squirrel, Brown Capuchin, and Spider Monkeys as well as peccaries. TRC is located within this habitat.

      Island Exploration:
      Ten minutes upriver from the lodge there is a tiny pond with a platform in the middle. It is a great place to spot waterfowl such as Muscovy duck, sunbittern, and hoatzin along with the woodpeckers, oropendolas, flycatchers, and parakeets that call this pond their home.

      Night Lecture:
      After dinner, scientists will provide a night lecture, an in-depth look at the biology of macaws, their feeding habits, the theories for clay lick use, their breeding and feeding ecology, population fluctuations, and the threats to their conservation

      Overnight at Tambopata Research Center Jungle Lodge.

      Meals included: B, L, D

    3. DAY 3 Exploring the Peruvian Rainforest and Sunset Cruise

      Explore the Peruvian Rainforest:
      Stepping carefully over the winding “highways” of peaceful leaf-cutter ants, the Rainforest Master Hike will leave you with unforgettable memories and a profound sense of accomplishment. Due to their years of local experience, our Tambopata Research Center guides know everything about the forest. They’ll spot the tiniest bird hiding in the canopy, the most elusive monkey, and the most spectacular plant life.

      Sunset Cruise:
      Twilight descends early in the jungle. Under the thick tree cover of the rainforest, darkness falls quickly, when the light cannot slip through the foliage any longer. Now, as afternoon slips into evening, you’re about to see one of the world’s most spectacular sunsets. The Sunset Cruise floats down the wide river, countless oranges and pinks reflecting off the water in lovely patterns.

      Overnight at Tambopata Research Center Jungle Lodge.

      Meals included: B, L, D

    4. DAY 4 Departure

      It is time to say goodbye, as the expedition comes to an end. Your visit will make a direct contribution to Wired Amazon and the National Reserve of Tambopata.
      You will take the journey back to the city and to the airport to take your flight Puerto Maldonado – Lima or Cusco (departing after 11:30 hours – booked on your own).

      Meals included: B

    Legend
    B Breakfast
    S Snack
    L Lunch
    D Dinner
    BL Boxed Lunch
    Program Price per Person
    STANDARD – Double occupancy US$    931
    Single Supplement US$    281
    COMFORT – Double occupancy US$   1,079
    Single Supplement US$    357
    AMAZON SUITE – Double occupancy US$  1,265
    Single Supplement US$   425
    DELUXE SUITE – Double occupancy US$  1,453
    Single Supplement US$  485

     

    PROGRAM NOTES:

    If you would like to add other destinations in Peru to your itinerary, please let us know in the Comments Section of the Get Free Quote form. You can also fill out our Design Your Trip form or Contact Us form with your specific needs.

     

    • This jungle program at Tambopata Research Center Lodge located in the Tambopata National Reserve of Peru is available every day of the year.
    • The rainy season is from mid-October to mid-March and the heaviest months of rain are January and February.
    • Currently, tours to the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest are exempt from local sales taxes (18%).
    • You can add an extension to Machu Picchu, after your jungle program. We recommend you our 4-Day Machu Picchu Tour.
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • Lodging accommodations according to the itinerary.
    • Meals according to the itinerary.
    • Guided tours in Spanish or English in small groups.
    • All tours and intermediate transfers.
    • Boat rides and safety equipment.
    • Park entrance fee to Tambopata Research Center Lodge.
    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
    • International and domestic flights.
    • Visas required for entry.
    • Airport Taxes.
    • Drinks.
    • Tips.
    • Adventure activities.
    • Processing and wire transfer fees.

    Camera, binoculars, light-colored & long cotton pants, long-sleeved & light-colored cotton shirts, ankle-high hiking boots and sneakers, flashlight (headlamp) with batteries, sunblock lotion, sunglasses, broad-brimmed hat, rain suit or poncho, insect repellent, small-denomination bills, small daypack, slippers or sandals to walk around the lodge (hiking shoes must be left outside the lodge).

    The lodge is run mainly through a generator. Communications are powered by solar energy and LED bulbs are used in public areas at night.

    There is electricity in common areas three times per day: From 6:00 to 8:00 a.m. / from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. and from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. (referential times). You will find Wi-Fi at the lodge. Please note that internet connection might vary on weather conditions and the number of guests

    The use of drones for entertainment is not allowed in the ecolodges since the fauna is quite active and the forest is quite dense. For professional use, let us know so we contact the lodge to process the required permit.

    Although it can rain at any time of the year, the Tambopata region tends to be drier from May until October. The rains start up in mid-November and continue until April. The upsides to visiting during the dry season are the trails that are not muddy, little chance of activities being affected by the rain, and more macaws and parrots on the clay licks. The downsides to visiting during the dry season are hotter weather, less bird activity on sunny days, more difficulty in finding amphibians, and more travel time on rivers due to low water levels.

    The shoulder seasons (April and November) can offer good wildlife viewing opportunities with fewer crowds.

    Your luggage is hand-carried at various stages in the trip for a long distance. We strongly recommend you limit your weight to 15 kilos (33 pounds apiece). You can leave your large luggage in the office at Puerto Maldonado. If you are visiting other destinations in Peru or South America that require different kinds of clothing, you can always pack separate bags and safely leave them at the offices in Puerto Maldonado on the first day so they won’t be carrying them around uselessly. Your bag will be waiting for you at the airport the day you leave.

    The Tambopata Research Center is a spacious boutique eco-lodge, with a bar, a massage center, and buffet service in the heart of the National Reserve of Tambopata. It is the only lodge inside the reserve in front of the Bahuaja Sonene National Park surrounded by dozens of macaw nests belonging to the Macaw Project.

    Its rooms from 21 m2 to 83 m2 feature a private bathroom and an open window facing the forest.

    Your stay includes three meals daily, tea, coffee, guided excursions and activities, refreshments upon arriving, and transfers to and from the airport. Guides for small groups (6 people) are assigned.

    Tambopata is undoubtedly one of the best places to foster a love for nature in the youngest explorers. However, being a remote place, these are our recommendations:

    Children under 3 years old – Due to the weather conditions, location, and orientation of the activities, we do not suggest traveling with children under 3 years of age. The activities are in group service. Private service is available at an additional cost.

    From 3 to 7 years old – For little adventurers, we recommend Posada Amazonas or Refugio Amazonas. These ecolodges have a playground and activities designed for children. Take note that there are some activities that require getting up early.

    From 8 to more – If your child is adventurous and is used to taking walks for more than 1 hour, the Tambopata Research Center is ideal.

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