TAMBOPATA EXPEDITIONS, MACAW CLAY LICK 4 FULL DAYS
Tambopata expeditions chuncho clay lick.
3 daysTambopata Clay lick, We will start at 8:45 am from our Hostel or we can pass to pick you up from your hotel, we will have 2 hour by cay in a 4X4, 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 National Reserve. Our boat will be waiting for us to take us 30 minutes up the Tambopata river to get to our Lodge, “COLLPAS TAMBOPATA INN” we will have good chances to spot capybaras and many shore birds along the river bank, getting to the lodge we will get a welcome drink and the manager will explain us all we need to know about our lodge and its around. After lunch we will go for an introductory walk, first in a secondary grow forest and then in a primary forest full of huge trees and lianas and vines, at the same time we will talk about the most important economic activities in this region. Chances to spot Howler Monkeys, wild pigs “peccaries” some Brown capuchin monkeys and squirrel monkeys will be always possible. When is getting dark we will come back to our lodge to get our torch and go to our boat and we will do one of the most exiting activities… it will be the Cayman spotting, we will go to look for White and black Caymans “alligators” along the river bank with a big spot light, we might see more capybaras and we always have good chances to spot and ocelot or a jaguar by the river too
We will wake up around 5:00am, we will get a tea or cofee to get some energy and we will take our boat up the Tambopata river for 1 hour, Crossing the check point, We will have all the sunrise just for us in the boat, and we will have really good chances to spot capybaras whish is the largest roudent worldwide, tapir and you could even see the most beautiful feline in south America “The Jaguar” many of our clients are witneses with photographics evidences of encounters with these beautiful mammal. I like to say it, we have a 20 %of probabilities to see one of these guys by the river bank.
Getting to our destinations, TheTambopata clay lick, we will take a seat the closest we are aloud and we will get a show at the clay lick, parrots and macaws Green, red, blue and yellow birds all around us, flying and making loud noises, it 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 to eat clay. We will spend from 6:30 am to 11:00 am approx. Our breakfast will be in front of the tambopata clay lick activity. At 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 to get an unforgettable swimming in the stream or may be in the Tambopata River.
We will get our lunch and then we can take a break. In the afternoon we will go for a walk to know more about the most important things about the medicinal plants, the quinine “good for the malaria”, the cats claw, the dragons blood, and the AYAHUASCA “the master plant for the shamans” these are only a few plants that we will find during this interesting walk just in the back of our lodge, in the real jungle. We will go back to our lodge and then before dinner or after dinner we will have a short night walk, the sounds at night, the wildlife at night “insects, spider, tarantulas, frogs, armadillos and maybe even snakes will make this activity something difficult to forget.
We will wake up with the sounds of the birds, probably howler monkeys, will get our breakfast and then we will go 30 minutes down the river to go for a fishing morning at the Gato stream, there are always hungry piranhas waiting for some meat that would be our bate, the walk to get to the fishing spots, the big trees, some of the monkeys always around will be part of this activity. the stream is a really good place to swim after we catch some piranhas, it is an unforgettable experience. We will have a short walk to explain you a Little bit about the local farm. In the afternoon, we will walk to the mammal clay lick, we will probably have better chances to find howler monkeys, deers, wild pigs “peccaries”, and some other mammal feeding around this place, at the same time we will explain you the different techniques about the hunting ways that exist in this area. At night, right after dinner, we can go to the river bank and make some fire to talk about your time in the jungle, maybe respond some of the questions that you might have, and if you want your guide could tell you about local stories about the Tambopata Jungle.
We will wake up in the same way than the day before and enjoy ur delicious breakfast and then we will take our brand new kayaks singles and doubles, this is an extra activity that it is included in your program, it does not cost anything else, and we can go paddling up stream, down the Tambopata River or get into the Malinowski River depending on your expectations. It is a very nice activity where we will enjoy the landscape and always expecting to spot some wildlife by the river bank
Depending on your itinerary we will plan the departure time either before or after lunch.
- Transfer by land and by river.
- All the meals and juice
- Activities around the lodge
- -Entrance fee to the Tambopata National Reserve.
- Guiding from the beginning to the end.