Puerto Maldonado 4d/3n
11:30 - Airport meets and transfers to the office to do the river travel paperwork
12:30 - Board the boat in the Capitanía Port and travel to our lodge, 30 minutes ride away.
13:00 - Arrival at the lodges of Corto Maltes Amazonia, reception with a welcome cocktail, go to bungalows and lunch
15:00 - Time to go for the first excursion that will take us into the tropical forest to discover a great variety of medicinal plants, tropical trees, insects and butterflies, between approximately 2 ½ to 3 hours walk away. A small stop at a view point to watch toucans and other birds. Return to the lodge, and before dining take a night trip by boat for a fun ‘caiman safari'.
20:00 - Supper
05:30 - We will get up at 05:30 for a short 20 minute walk and arrive at a collpa where a Minimum of 5 different species of parrots come down from the trees to eat a special type Of clay indispensable for their metabolism. It really is an exciting and fantastic sight.
08:00 - Breakfast and free time until...
10:30 - • the time to board the boat for an expedition to Monkey Island , where some species of these interesting creatures live in total freedom. An unforgettable time, so it's important not to forget your camera. Reboard the boat for 30 minutes travel before arriving at the magical and marvellous Lake Sandoval.
• A 5km walk through exuberant tropical vegetation before feasting on a delicious picnic lunch. The lake is a special place where numerous species of animals live, like the Giant Otter, small and large birds like the Hoatzin,
• Kingfisher and Snake bird, or monkeys such as the Howler Monkeys, Squirrel Monkeys and Capuchins, as well as the famous Piranha and the giant Paiche fish that can measure up to 2.50m y weigh more than 200kgs. All of this can be discovered comfortably by canoeing until sundown.
• Return to the river at night to see some nocturnal animals.
20:00 - Supper, and those who want to can chat in the deckchairs on the restaurant terrace before going to sleep, not forgetting to greet the Southern Cross.
08:00 - Breakfast and free time
10:00 - Expedition in rowing canoe to a mysterious stream (quebrada). There, with the guide, you will have the opportunity to fish, and with luck will be able to see a great variety of flora and fauna and tropical birds. Return to the lodge.
13:00 - Lunch and free time.
15:00 - Leave in boat to visit what in its time was a hospital in the middle of the jungle. In the dry season you can also walk further into the jungle in search of the ‘Lost Ship'- a surprising view of an old steam ship in the middle of the Amazon jungle.
Before returning to the lodge, stop in a small holding (chacra), and the possibly try some tropical fruit of the region.
20:00 - Supper
7:45 - Breakfast and board the boat returning to town. A visit to Puerto Maldonado's fruit market.
10:15 - Arrival at the airport.
• Flight Cusco – Puerto Maldonado – Cusco