Arrival 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 continue to Capitanía, a small river port, where we'll board a motorized boat to cross the Madre de Dios River. We' arrive at the Lodge and enjoy an exquisite welcome drink. Then, we settle into our bungalows and have lunch.Cocha Caiman
After lunch, we visit a trail conveniently signposted to the Cocha Caiman, a small lake with an abundant presence of specimens of black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) and spectacled caiman (Caiman crocodilus) guide. In the late afternoon, you will witness the spectacular sunset in the Amazon, an experience full of color ranges and breathtaking intensity. Upon returning to the hostel, there will be waiting a delicious dinner for you.
We wake up to the delightful song of birds in the surrounding canopy. After breakfast, we start our excursion with a walk deep into the jungle, making our way along specially-prepared paths and canyon bridges. Arrival at the majestic Lake Apu Victor, with its crystal clear waters, surrounding jungle marshes, and giant tree species.
Further along the way, we ascend to an observation point that opens up a spectacular panorama over the lake, making it possible to observe parrots, guacamayos (aras), tucans, camungo, shanshos, herons and other animals such as caimans, turtles. After several hours, we return to the lodge to enjoy an afternoon lunch.
In the afternoon, accompanied by our specialized guide, we'll visit Monkey Island, a unique place at the heart of the Madre de Dios River-just 5 minutes from the lodge. Along the way, we'll take in the extraordinary landscapes and exuberant flora that are home to a variety of monkey species. These monkey species include maquisapas, capuchins, lion monkeys, puffins and cotos, along with other animal species like the coati, sloth, and a great diversity of birds. We'll 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.
Breakfast and transfer to Puerto Maldonado's airport.