TAMBOPATA NATIONAL RESERVE TOURS

THE CLAY LICK CHUNCHO

This Tour will let you discover one of the most spectacular nature displays performed by some of the most beautiful and intelligent birds on earth: The Macaws of the Chuncho Clay Lick that visit this Clay Lick to clean their guts and show some social behavior like splitting its groups in two to have one of them like a vigilant Group against predators and the other just eating or finding a couple to keep forever.

5 Days From:

USD 966.00

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Activites

  • Sunset Trail
  • Alligators Search
  • The Clay Lick Chuncho
  • Camp
  • Little Lagoon
  • Night Walk
  • Cocococha Lake
  • Tower

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Day 1

Reception – Airport Puerto Maldonado – Infierno – Lodge

Informative talk given by our Jungle Guide on board an outboard wooden canoe

We will see animal species on the boat trip and how the vegetation changes from colonized deforested areas to the National Reserve

We will provide Box lunch in the boat

Arrival at the Lodge

Briefing given by the lodge manager with some tips and useful information for your stay.

Short break

Walk on the Sunset trail

Briefing by our jungle guide on different species of alligators that can be observed in the Tambopata National Reserve – endangered species.

Dinner

Boat ride to do a night search alligators

Day 2

Breakfast 7:30 am to prepare for our departure

Depart at 9:30 am (The Lick Chuncho Destiny is one of the most spectacular natural phenomena in the Amazon). Sail four hours up the Tambopata River

Stop at Checkpoint Malinowski for the Reserve entrance fee Control

Lunch provided on boat

Installing camp

Short break

Trocha half hour away

4:30 pm if weather conditions are warranted, we can cool off in the river.

Short break

Dinner at Camp site

Day 3

We wake up early morning at 5:00 a.m.

We sail 10 to 15 min in order to observe the spectacle from a distance of 200 meters.

Opportunity to visit and experience the unique spectacle of the Bolivian macaws, chirricles, blue-headed parrots, auroras, Huacamayos scarlets, red and green Macaws, Chestnut fronted Macaws, Parakeets dusky heads

08: 00 am Return to camp

Breakfast

Survey camp

Short break

Return to the lodge

02 hours downstream (lounch box boat – Lunch)

Brief relaxing time

15:30 Walk – Laguna Chica – 20 min. (700m) – Bird watching – Contemplation of nature

Return to the lodge

Short break

Sunset watching

Dinner

Night walk – in search of the many creatures such as insects and hopefully bigger animals

Day 4

Early start for Breakfast at 5:00 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.

Heading to Lake Cocococha on the way you may see various forest types (Bamboo, floodplain forest, high terraces)

5.5.km walk (approx 2 hours) to the Cocococha Lake.

On the way you will be able to see birds like tanagers, turkeys, nuns birds, some woodpeckers, monkeys and large mammals if we get lucky.

In a blind hide we will wait for the (giant otter), after a while you can paddle on a catamaran in the permitted area for tourist-use

Return to the lodge – Short break

Lunch 1:00 pm

Short break

Visit the 42 meters high tower, where we will have a wonderful view of the forest

Explanation of the vertical layers of the forest (in the tower) – we will get an espectular view of the jungle and see the sunset

Dinner

Night walk – in search of the many creatures such as insects and hopefully bigger animals

Day 5

Breakfast

Airport – Return – Transfer – Puerto Maldonado

INCLUDES

  Entrance fee to the National Reserve of Tambopata

All transfer services since you get to Puerto Maldonado

Meals

Lodging

Guiding Services

PRICES

RATE IN USD MIN @ PAX 10+ PAX (-5%)
Triple Classic $966 $918
Double Classic $1074 $1020
Matrimonial Classic $1235 $1173
Single Classic $1169 $1111
Infant Discounts USD
Children (5-12 years)

Applies only to double and Matrimonial room

$698 $663
Additional day USD
Triple Classic $105 $100
Double Classic $119 $113
Matrimonial Classic $129 $123
Single Classic $139 $132

WHAT TO BRING

We recommend visitors bring a small backpack with:

  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Flash light or better a headlight
  • Daypack
  • Cap / wide-brimmed hat
  • Trousers & shorts
  • T-shirts
  • Bathing suit
  • Raincoat / poncho
  • Water bottle
  • Sunblock
  • Sunglasses
  • Insect repellent
  • Certificate of yellow fever vaccine
  • Bills/notes of small amounts
  • Toiletries
  • Walking shoes / boots**
  • Sandals or alternative footwear for use at the lodge
** In the rainy season it is usually necessary to walk in rubber boots / wellies, which are provided by the lodge (up to size 10). During the dry season it may be possible to walk in walking boots.