You will experience the rain forest in all its beauty in one of the most beautiful Eco Lodges along the river Madre de Dios. Only about a half hour flight away from Cusco you can explore the flora and fauna of the rain forest. The Lodge is so comfortably equipped, that you will be able to enjoy the climate of the rain forest.
Day 1: Boat ride to the Eco Lodge and your first short hike through the rainforest.
Day 2: Take a canoe ride across the lake Sandoval. Caimans, parrots, monkeys and river otters are only a few of the animals which can be seen here.
Day 3: Take a day off to relax or go on a botanical excursion.
Day 4: Visit the butterfly farm on your way back to Puerto Maldonado.
(If you would like to extend your stay, we will be happy to send you prices for a longer program)
Around noon you will head out by boat along the river Madre de Dios to the Inkaterra Amazonica Lodge. During your stay you can choose your excursions individually. For today we recommend a short afternoon hike along the trails around the Lodge in order to see some of the plants and animals of the rain forest. (accommodation: Eco Lodge in the Rainforest)
After breakfast you can take a wooden canoe to cruise along Lake Sandoval where you will be able to see caimans, parrots, monkeys and river otters. After lunch you will have the opportunity to walk along the tree tops of the Rainforest. On the canopy walk about 95 feet above ground you an spend about 1,5 hours looking for sloths, monkeys, toucans, the Rainforest Wood peckers and other colorful birds. After dinner you may feel like a night hike because at night the rain forest comes to life once again. (accommodation: Eco Lodge in the Rainforest)
If you want to relax today, feel free to sleep in and spend some time chilling in your hammock. You may also head out on a botanic excursion in order to learn about the sacred plants with their amazing medicinal properties. Or choose to take a boat ride to the turtle lake – the different excursions of the Lodge are available at your leisure. (accommodation: Eco Lodge in the Rainforest)
After a delicious breakfast you will take the boat back to Puerto Maldonado. At the butterfly farm “Mariposario” you will be able to see all the fascinatingly colorful butterflies of the Rainforest.