Tambopata Expedition Macaws Clay


Private guide Jungle Tambopata. The trip is intensive, full of adventure, with possibilities to find wild animals and the most attractive landscapes and the amazing macaw clay lick “collpa” in the Bahuaja-Sonene National Park.

Day One:

Reception at the airport and transportation to the Tambopata Adventure Office, where you will receive a welcoming tropical fruit beverage.  Some information about the excursion  them You will embark for a 2 hours car trip to  the Tambopata river ( 48 km. pave road and 18 dirt road) them 1o minutes to our  CHUNCHO LODGE (lunch at the lodge).

During the trip into the heart of the rain forest we will be able to observe clouds of butterflies, typical Amazon communities, while groups of birds pass over the car and animals such as agoutis. Reception and accommodation at CHUNCHO LODGE.  In the night we will go on introductory night walk to understand rainforest ecosystems and see some of the amazing trees, many animals such as frogs, snakes, spiders and many animals active in the night, this activity is very safe and fun.  Return to the lodge for dinner. Sleep at CHUNCHO LODGE. (L, D).

Day Two:

Early wake up at 4:30 am to take a light breakfast (coffee or mate), to begin with our 40-minute journey upstream to the Macaw Clay Lick “El Chuncho” in the Bahuaja-Sonene National Park. We will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful natural sceneries and wildlife of the riverbanks. At our arrival, if weather permits, we will observe one of the greatest wildlife spectacles where hundreds of parrots and different species of macaws gather to eat clay, an unforgettable experience.

Then, we will walk through the river beach searching for animal footprints while we have refreshment. In the middle morning we return to the lodge to have breakfast and then take a rest to relax  or enjoy the facilities and the surroundings of CHUNCHO LODGE.

We leave again to take a 20 minute river journey to enjoy “Cascadas del Gato” (Cat Cascades), where we will swim in a “natural Jacuzzi”. If you wish, you can join us to fish in the river where inhabit more than 250 species of fish. Return to the lodge for lunch.

After lunch, we will have an ethno botanical long walk into the rainforest by the Tambopata reserve cross path, to learn about plants and medicinal trees of the area; and to observe the amazing jungle ecosystem where we will see walking palm trees, giant lupuna trees, snake trees and so on. There is a great opportunity to see mammals too, such as monkeys, tapir, peccary ( wild pigs) several birds of many colors.  Night at CHUNCHO LODGE. (B, L, D).

Day Three: 

After breakfast we will return by boat to Puerto Maldonado to take our flight to Lima or Cuzco. (B).


  • Transfer, transportation by road and boat, lodging, full meals, bilingual guide and rubber boots.


  • Domestic flights, adventure activities (zip line, tree climbing, kayak, etc), airport taxes, laundry, telephone, alcoholic drinks, sodas, tips, radio calls, internet and entrance fee to the National Park ($12.00 per passenger).