CHUNCHO CLAY LICK 1 FULL DAY – TAMBOPATA NATIONAL RESERVE
Chuncho Clay Lick / Tambopata Expeditions
DAY 1: Chuncho Clay Lick tours, We will start the trip at 3:00 am from our Tambopata Hostel or we can go to your Hotel with the car. We will have 2 hours by car 4×4, the first part will be by the high way and the second part will be in a dirt route until we get to the Tambopata River near the limit to the reserve. Our boat will be waiting for us to take us 1 hour and 30 minutes up the Tambopata River crossing our Lodge and the check point. We will have all the sunrise just for us in the boat, and we will have really good chances to spot shore birds, capybaras, White caimans, and why not to mention … A jaguar or an anaconda, I like to say it, we have a 20 %of probabilities to see one of these guys by the river bank.
Getting to our destination, we will get a show at the Chuncho clay lick, parrots and macaws Green, red and yellow birds all around us, flying and making loud noise will be spectacular this behavior of this birds. We will explain you the reason why every day the whole year around this birds go to the Cliff toe at clay. We will spend from 6:30 am to 11:00 am approx. Our breakfast will be in front of the chuncho clay lick activityAt the end of this activity, in our way down river to the lodge we will make a short stop in the check point to learn more about the small museum that there is here, after this we will continue toward our lodge “COLLPAS TAMBOPATA INN” to get an unforgettable swimming in the stream or may be in the Tambopata River.
We will get our lunch and then we can go for a short walk to explain you a Little bit about the local economic activities in the area, the agriculture, the Brazil nut harvesting, the gold mining are just 3 of the 5 economic activities that we will talk about. And at the same time walking around we have good chances to spot some more wildlife. In the afternoon around 4:00pm will start our way back to Puerto Maldonado, First 15 minutes by boat and then 2 hours by car.
Chuncho Clay Lick tours:
- Transfer by land and by river.
- Breakfast and lunch
- Activities around the lodge
- Entrance fee to the Tambopata National Reserve.
- Guiding from the beginning to the end.