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3-Day Amazon Rainforest

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Day 1 : To Puerto Maldonado, transfer to lodge, begin jungle excursions

Visiting: Amazon Rainforest - Puerto Maldonado

Start your journey arriving to Puerto Maldonado (you will be met at the airport). Check-in at the INKATERRA LOUNGE (BUTTERFLY HOUSE), where our staff will welcome you and give you the necessary information for your stay. Navigate by outboard motorized canoe along the Madre de Dios River to Hacienda Concepción (approximately 25-minute navigation). Taste a buffet LUNCH with organic ingredients and native flavors. After lunch, take a walk through CONCEPCIÓN TRAILS, our inside property nature trails, where you will discover and learn about primary and secondary rainforest, its components, uses, transformations by the human being, and its relevance for the world. At dusk navigate by outboard motorized canoe, at the TWILIGHT RIVER excursion. Sailing on the Madre de Dios River, you will learn about its ecosystem, Amazonian creeks, nocturnal animals’ behavior, and the southern constellations. In the evening enjoy a nice DINNER at the dining room in the Casa Grande. Overnight at the lodge.

  • Meals: LD
  • Budget Lodging: Hacienda Concepcion - Standard Room
  • Standard Lodging: Hacienda Concepcion - cabaña
  • Luxury Lodging: Reserva Amazonica - Superior (upgrade to Superior Riverside or Suite available)

Day 2 : Continue jungle excursions

Visiting: Amazon Rainforest

New experiences are ahead and after taking a nutritious buffet BREAKFAST, get ready for a long trek through terra firma into the Tambopata National Reserve towards LAKE SANDOVAL. Here you will understand why Madre de Dios is called the biodiversity capital of Peru, while learning about the Reserve’s conservation efforts and the lake’s formation. Navigate by dugout canoe across this mirror- like oxbow lake that is home to the endangered giant river otter (Pteronura brasiliensis), blue and yellow macaw (Ara ararauna), red howler monkey (Alouatta seniculus), black caiman (Melanosuchus niger), and one of the world’s biggest fresh water scaled fish, the paiche (Arapaima gigas). Back to the lodge for LUNCH, and later on the INKATERRA CANOPY WALKWAY & ANACONDA WALK awaits for you. Take a 20-minute ride by outboard motorized canoe to the Inkaterra Canopy Walkway Interpretation Center where you will learn about its construction and the conservation projects of ITA-Inkaterra Asociación (NGO). Ascend one of the two 98-foot towers (30 m.) and cross the 7 hanging bridges that connect the treetops at 91 ft. high (28 m.). Enjoy the breathtaking vistas and get the chance to watch white-throated toucans (Ramphastos tucanus), woodpeckers, trogons, squirrel monkeys (Saimiri boliviensis) and the three-toed sloth (Choleopus hoffmani). After descending keep on feeling the incredible primary rainforest energy going along the 200-meter wooden bridge over the aguajales swamps. You will learn about the fauna and flora of this flooded ecosystem. At night get ready for an adventure during the HIDDEN RAINFOREST excursion, where you will explore the Amazon rainforest that gives way to nocturnal animals who display intriguing behavior patterns, and enhanced senses as adaptation mechanisms. Listen to nocturnal living nature sounds, and penetrate this hidden world. End up your day with a pleasant DINNER. Overnight at the lodge.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Budget Lodging: Hacienda Concepcion - Standard Room
  • Standard Lodging: Hacienda Concepcion - Cabaña
  • Luxury Lodging: Reserva Amazonica - Superior (upgrade to Superior Riverside or Suite available)

Day 3 : Complete jungle activities, transfer to Puerto Maldonado airport

Visiting: Amazon Rainforest, Cusco or Lima

After BREAKFAST buffet, take a ride back to Puerto Maldonado by outboard motorized canoe. Arrive at the Inkaterra Lounge (Butterfly House) where you may wait for your flight back home or to your next destination, while visiting this beautiful BUTTERFLY HOUSE and learning about the fascinating transformation of these colorful insects, bred in our laboratory. Transfer to the airport for your departure.

Note: You can add an extra day or two for additional excursions and jungle activities; to enjoy a 4- or 5-day experience, please contact us.

Note: Upgrades to a cabaña or to the Reserva Amazonica Lodge are available. The itinerary for the Reserva Amazonica is similar with more options for tours and excursions.

  • Meals: B

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