We'll arrive in Puerto Maldonado, Peru's capital of biodiversity. Following pickup at the airport, our trip begins with a tour of the city by bus.
We'll continue to Capitanía, a small river port, where we'll board a motorized boat to cross the Madre de Dios River. As the trip progresses, we'll become immersed in the natural surroundings of the jungle while observing the ronsoco, caimans, turtles, herons, cormorants and other animal species.
We'll arrive at the Ecoamazonia Lodge and enjoy an exquisite welcome drink. Then, we will settle into our bungalows and have lunch.
After lunch, you will visit the Cocha Caiman, a small lake with an abundant presence of specimens of black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) and spectacled caiman (Caiman crocodilus) guide. At the end of the afternoon, you will witness the spectacular sunset in the Amazon, an experience full of color ranges and breath-taking intensity. Upon returning to the hostel, there will be waiting a delicious dinner for you.
After breakfast, we'll start our excursion with a walk deep into the jungle, making our way along specially-prepared paths and canyon bridges. During our walk, we'll see Caimans' Cave, and as we continue along, we'll arrive at majestic Lake Apu Victor, with its crystal clear waters, surrounding jungle marshes, and giant tree species.Monkey Island
In the afternoon, we visit Monkey Island, a unique place at the heart of the Madre de Dios River-just 5 minutes from the lodge. We will complete our visit of the island while enjoying the sunset-the most impressive moment of any day in the jungle. Then, we'll return to the lodge to end the day with a pleasant dinner.
After breakfast, we'll begin an adventure through the virgin forest, accompanied by our local guide as we explore deep into the jungle and reach the Lost Cocha (La Cocha Perdida). The Lost Cocha is a refuge and feeding ecosystem for a tremendous diversity of animals. There, we'll have the opportunity to observe otters, caimans, turtles, sachavacas, birds of every color, the majestic jaguar and a variety of fish. We ascend to and extraordinary vantage point, from which we'll have a chance to observe the magical jungle, followed by a pleasant canoe ride around the lake. We return to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon, we offer an optional visit to the botanical gardens. If you'd rather relax, you can enjoy the Amazonian Pool and dinner.
Breakfast and transfer to Puerto Maldonado's airport.