Level: Moderate difficult rafting. No need
Duration:12 days/11 nights
Location: Puno and Madre de Dios. Tambopata
Baguaja Sonene National Park
Description: Big journey from the high Andes
down into the Amazon cloud forest. High biodiversity
of flora and Fauna. Naturalist guide Included.
Season: Between June and October. Private and
group departure available.
Meeting Point: Puno
01: Juliaca (Puno)
to the airport and transfer to your hotel. We will
have a welcome dinner that night.
02: Juliaca - Sandia (Bus)
early morning departure in our bus will take us
across the Altiplano from Juliaca in Puno into the
Cordillera Carabaya. This scenic drive is alive with
bird life and scattered Quechua villages. Crossing a
15,000 ft. high pass we will begin our descent into
the cloud forest. Arriving and pass by the Pre-Inca
town of Cuyo Cuyo. Continue the road until the town
of Sandia were we spend the night in a local hostal.
03: Sandia - Putina Punku- Put In (Bus)
Continuing our drive into the cloud forest we will
finally arrive at the headwaters of the Tambopata
River. Here just below San Juan de Loro or Putina,
we will put-in for the rafting. Camp.
Days 04-05: Tambopata River
leave the last traces of civilization we will enter
to the pristine rain forest using the river as a
highway. We will camp on a sandy beach along the way
where we will see plenty of wild animal tracks.
(B, L, D).
Days 06-10: Tambopata River - Macaw Lick (River)
Surrounded by lush vegetation, we will run Class III
and IV rapids. Possibly there will be good chances
of see monkeys, capybaras, tapirs, and giant river
otters among others animals. Our journey will end at
the macaw lick where we will spend the night in a
lodge. Side hikes to explore the jungle and find
11: Macaw Lick – Jungle Lodge (Puerto Maldonado) (River)
crack of dawn we will see a rowdy crowd of macaws
with their variegated brilliance spattering the clay
riverbank. Later a dug- out motor canoe will take us
to our jungle lodge in Puerto Maldonado.
12: Puerto Maldonado
breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight
out of Puerto Maldonado. End of Our Service.
Private Service. Upon Request
Fixed Departure Price: $ 2450.00 (Minimum 04 people)
TAMBOPATA 2009 FIXED DEPARTURE DATES:
Land transportation to the Put-in from Puno.
River transportation to Puerto Maldonado
Flight out from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco and/or
All meals and excellent diet during the
All professional rafting equipment (dries bags
and class V river gear)
All camping gear (screen dinning tent, double
person tents, mattress, etc).
Safety and professional river procedure.
Best Peruvians river guides (Swift water rescue
and wilderness first responder courses)
Satellite Phone and rescue procedure
One night in Tambopata Research Center lodge (macaw
One night in Hostel in Puerto Maldonado
Flight to Lima –Juliaca or Cusco – Juliaca and
others not mentioned
Hotels or meals in the cities no mentioned in