Party Bike Travel

Tambopata Amazon River Safari


 

Code: Rf-12Tam/09

Level: Moderate difficult rafting. No need experience

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
 

ITINERARY

 

Day 01: Juliaca (Puno)

 

Arrive to the airport and transfer to your hotel. We will have a welcome dinner that night.

 

Day 02: Juliaca - Sandia (Bus)

 

An 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.

(L,D).

 

Day 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.

(B, L, D).

 

Days 04-05: Tambopata River

 

As we 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 wildlife

(B; L; D).

 

Day 11: Macaw Lick – Jungle Lodge (Puerto Maldonado) (River)

 

At the 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.
(B,L)

 

Day 12: Puerto Maldonado

 

After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight out of Puerto Maldonado. End of Our Service.

 

Private Service. Upon Request

 

Group Fixed Departure Price: $ 2450.00 (Minimum 04 people)

 

TAMBOPATA 2009 FIXED DEPARTURE DATES:

 

1. June 5th

2. August 29th

 

Included:

  • Land transportation to the Put-in from Puno.

  • River transportation to Puerto Maldonado

  • Flight out from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco and/or Lima

  • All meals and excellent diet during the expedition.

  • 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 project)

  • One night in Hostel in Puerto Maldonado

Not Included:

  • Flight to Lima –Juliaca or Cusco – Juliaca and others not mentioned

  • Hotels or meals in the cities no mentioned in the program.

  • Sleeping bag

  • Tips and extra spends or services not described.