Reception at the airport for a professional guide. From there we will go to Embarkation at Capitania port, the destination being our lodge. We will navigate approximately 40 minutes on the Madre de Dios River in a typical Amazonian boat.
Arrival at the Lodge. Here we will have a welcome cocktail. Afterwards you will be handed over the keys to your bungalow and we will have lunch. The kitchen of our Lodge stands out for the beautiful presentation and the exquisite tastes of the dishes prepared by our chef.
After that you will have some free time to get comfortable in your bungalow, or take a refreshing dip in our pool.
3:30pm: It gets time to have some first contact with the jungle. On this trek you will see a large variety of tropical trees, medicinal plants, insects, butterflies and other animals. Upon return we will make a small stop at a lookout. Here you can observe toucans, macaws and other species of birds upon your return for sunset. (duration: between 2,5 and 3 hours)
Returning to the lodge you can take a refreshing dip in the pool or have an exotic cocktail in our terrace- bar. You could also watch the sunset in the relaxing, tranquility of palm and mango trees at our port.
7pm: Before dinner we will go on a nightly boat trip, a little safari trying to spot the white caiman (caiman crocodilus) that lives in the river banks.
8pm: After the delicious dinner, those who wish can have some Smalltalk in our reclining seats or have some fun and make friends with other travelers in the bar. Another option is to take a bath in the pool (with bar) under the shining Amazon sky and marvel at the Cross of the South.
At 5:30am we will go on a trek of about 20 min until we arrive at the parrot clay- lick. Here a minimum of five different species feeds on special clay, vital to their metabolism. It's a truly marvelous, multicolored spectacle.
8am: Breakfast and free time to explore the splendid gardens of Lodge. We have dozens of varieties of exotic plants and flowering trees.
10:30am: Again we will navigate the Madre de Dios River. This time on an expedition destined to -Monkey Island where some species of these interesting and entertaining animals live in freedom. Following another boat ride of 30 min we will enter the territory of the Tambopata- Candamo National Reserve. We will trek 5km through the dense vegetation of the tropical rainforest. Giant trees, snakes, monkeys, birds and sometimes even the illusive jaguar can be observed here Our destination is heavenly Sandoval Lake. Its privileged settings are shared by numerous species of animals: Birds (in particular Hoatzins, Kingfisher, and Cormorants), different species of monkeys (Squirrel monkeys, Howler monkeys, Capuchin monkeys). At the lake itself we can enjoy the spectacle of Giant River Otters. Black Caimans and Piranhas (sometimes we can even observe anacondas in the areas covered by reed). This is also the habitat of the giant Arapaima, a fish of more than 2,5m, weighing in at +200kg. Traveling by canoe, the sunset in the lake is a spectacular unforgettable sight. On our return to the river we might be able to spot some nocturnal animals.
8pm: The body demands rest and food after an active day in the jungle. You will enjoy the exotic tastes of our meals, especially our desserts. If you still have energy left you can share moments of music and conversation in the bar whilst having a cocktail or enjoy the sounds of the rainforest surrounding you from your hammock.
After a long day full of activity you will enjoy the comfort of you bungalows hammocks. You can also recover with a massage by the lodges qualified masseurs.
Entrance fee to the Reserve. (Sandoval Lake)
After breakfast its time to say goodbye to the setting and staff of Corto Maltes Amazonia. Your guide will accompany you on your way back to the city. We will pass by our office again to recollect the baggage left. Following that we will visit the local market to show you agricultural products of the region; especially fruits of the Amazon. Afterwards our personnel will accompany you to the airport wishing that your stay was as pleasant for you as it was for us to show you this beautiful corner of Peru.
End of our services.
This program includes:
Welcome at Puerto Maldonado´s airport
Transfer to the port and take the motor boat
Cocktail welcome and briefing
Walks around our trail system
02 night´s accommodation at the lodge.
Transfer back to the port and to Puerto Maldonado´s airport
Sodas, alcoholic drinks and tips
Flights to Puerto Maldonado
WHAT TO PACK:
Because the transfer from the office in the city of Puerto Maldonado to the lodge is made by river boats, we invite passengers to repack and carry in a smaller backpack or suitcase only what they will need during their stay at the lodge.
Large suitcases will remain in the office. In this way the weight of the boat will not exceed the maximum allowed and we will facilitate the transfer to the lodge. What passengers should bring for their stay at the lodge:
• Thin clothes (long pants and long sleeves) for excursions. In the lodge they can be with short sleeve polo shirts, shorts and sandals.
• Jacket, since at night the temperatures may drop.
• Bath linen to enjoy the beautiful pool. • We provide rubber boots (we do not have size 44 up).
• Ponchos for the rain. If you forget in the lodge you can buy in our boutique. • Mosquito repellent. • Sunscreen.
• Sunglasses. • Hat or cap • Binoculars, if you wish. • Small flashlight. • Small backpack for excursions.
• Canteen • Traveler's kit. The lodge's policy is not to supply medications. • Cash (soles, dollars or euros) for bar, massage and boutique services. You can pay with VISA or Master Card in the office.
We recommend that the money be in low denomination bills and coins to facilitate the payment of extra services in the lodge.
MINIMUM PRICE 02 PASSENGERS