Amazon Jungle Tour

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Spend two days in the heart of the Amazon Jungle, enjoying guided walks and learning all about the flora and fauna that call it home.

Spend two days in the heart of the Amazon Jungle, enjoying guided walks and learning all about the flora and fauna that call it home.

Destinations
  • South America
  • Peru
Tour Types
  • Adventure
Day 1:Arrive Puerto Maldonado
Welcome to Puerto Maldonado and gateway to the Amazon Jungle. A local guide who will remain with you throughout the trip will collect you from the airport and transfer you to the dock for your cruise into the jungle. When booking your flight to Puerto Maldonado please make sure to choose one that is scheduled to arrive before 2pm. No trip to Peru would be complete without a visit to what is considered the most biodiverse place on earth, the lush and beautiful Amazon rainforest. Covering nearly two thirds of the country, the area is home to around 600 species of birds, 1200 types of butterflies and 300 reptiles, to name a few. As eco-tourism continues to grow, there are a number of eco lodges allowing you to experience the rainforest in the most responsible and authentic way possible.Arriving at your riverside lodge, check in and have some time to relax before an afternoon of exploring. After lunch we will set off on a trek through the rainforest along wooden walkways. On the way our guide will stop to show you various species of bird and explain the medicinal plants and delicate ecological systems of the Amazon Jungle. The scenery is extremely varied incorporating dense jungle as well as marsh areas. You will see incredibly big trees, several metres in diameter and around 450 years old. We walk to Cochita Caiman (Caiman Pond) where we see wildlife along the way. We then return to the lodge for dinner.Please note: The eco-lodges in the Amazon jungle are designed to give travellers the most authentic jungle experience while limiting disruption to the animals and plantlife. The bungalows are built from local indigenous materials with the rooms sealed by mesh netting to keep mosquitoes out. All rooms have private bathroom facilities however these are basic and hot water can be limited. There is portable water available at the lodge therefore we recommend taking a reusable water bottle with you. Electricity is limited and it is advisable to bring portable chargers for your electronics and ensure they are fully charged. After dark, the walkways are lit by oil lamps. The lodges include a welcome area, dining room and bar, meaning there are plenty areas for your group to relax and socialise. Single supplements are not available in the bungalows. All excursions in the jungle are led by an English speaking guide.
Accommodation:1 night(s) in a jungle lodge at Eco Amazonia Lodge or similar . No single room upgrade available.
Meals:1 Lunch(es), 1 Dinner(s)

Day 2:Amazon Jungle
After an early breakfast we hike deeper in to the jungle, enjoying the surroundings and exploring the delights and hidden wonders of the Amazon Rainforest. We may also catch a glimpse of the rare giant otter. Afterwards we will enjoy the view of the lake from our viewing point/observation platform, where you can experience the canopy wildlife such as parrots, guacamayos, toucans, camungos, shanshos, herons, turtles and caiman. We will return to the lodge for a well deserved lunch.After a break and some yummy food, we take a short boat trip across the Madre de Dios River to Monkey Island. On the way over you may spot caiman from the boat. Once on the island it is possible to see a great variety of monkeys such as the ‘maquisapa’, black and white ‘Martins’, ‘Leoncito de la Selva’ (Little Lions), ‘Frailes’ (Friars), ‘Achuñis’, ‘Ronsocos’ as well as an array of birdlife. In the evenings it is often possible to enjoy the wonderful sunset, one of the most impressive sights of the forest (weather permitting).Enjoy your final night in the heart of the jungle soaking up this magical and peaceful atmosphere.
Accommodation:1 night(s) in a jungle lodge at Eco Amazonia Lodge or similar . No single room upgrade available.
Meals:1 Breakfast(s), 1 Lunch(es), 1 Dinner(s)

Day 3:Depart Puerto Maldonado
Your adventure of a lifetime comes to an end today. If you have a late flight or have lengthened your stay by adding post tour accommodation you will have more time to explore the sights.Today you will be transferred back to Puerto Maldonado by boat followed by a private transfer to the airport for your connecting flight.Your adventure of a lifetime comes to an end today. If you have a late flight or have lengthened your stay by adding post tour accommodation you will have more time to explore the sights.
Meals:1 Breakfast(s)

Accommodation: 2 night(s) in a jungle lodge

Meals: 2 Lunch(es), 2 Dinner(s), 2 Breakfast(s)

Excursions: Amazon Jungle Excursion & Guided Walks, Arrival Transfer, Departure transfer

Transport: Private Vehicle, Foot, Boat

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Meals:2 Lunch(es), 2 Dinner(s), 2 Breakfast(s)
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