Book a flight

Type

Travellers

Adults (12 years+)

+
{{ adultsValue }}
-

Children (0-11 years)

+
{{ childrenValue }}
-

Infants under 2 (no seat)

+
{{ infantsValue }}
-

{{ validationErrorMessage }}

Flexibility

Cabin Class

Mandatory field

Mandatory field

Mandatory field

9 Only selected dates Economy

Type

Travellers

Adults (12 years+)

+
{{ adultsValue }}
-

Children (0-11 years)

+
{{ childrenValue }}
-

Infants under 2 (no seat)

+
{{ infantsValue }}
-

{{ validationErrorMessage }}

Flexibility

ClassOptions



Mandatory field

Mandatory field

Mandatory field

Mandatory field

Search for flights

Mandatory field

Mandatory field

Mandatory field

Mandatory field

Search for flights

Mandatory field

Mandatory field

Mandatory field

Mandatory field

Search for flights

We found {{ category.count + ' ' + (category.count == 1? category.label:category.pluralLabel) }} and {{ category.count + ' ' + (category.count == 1? category.label:category.pluralLabel) }} for '{{ searchTerm }}'

0 Results found

Still didn't find what you were searching for?

Get in touch for expert advice from someone who has travelled the world.

Please complete details

Luk
Contact
Write us

Do you want to travel but don't know where and how? Maybe you know already but need someone to bounce your ideas off on. We're here and we'll help you make your dreams come true.

Insert info here
Insert info here

Thanks for getting in touch. We'll take a look at it and get back to you as soon as possible. Normally we get back to you within 2-3 working days, if not sooner.

Please note! We are currently experiencing spam filter issues. Please check your spam filter if you are missing our reply.

 

You will receive an email confirmation shortly at {{email}}

PuertoMaldonadoAmazonBudgetEcoLodge4D10

Puerto Maldonado Amazon Field Station 5D/4N (from Puerto Maldonado)

Puerto Maldonado Amazon Field Station 5D/4N (from Puerto Maldonado)

From {{totalPrice}} EUR Extra expenses at the destination No Local Payment
Flight tickets are not included. Our travel experts will gladly help you find the cheapest flights. The price above is based on 2 adults traveling together. The price is a from-price and varies with the date. See the exact price when selecting date.
What's included?
From 633 EUR
Flight tickets are not included. Our travel experts will gladly help you find the cheapest flights. The price above is based on 2 adults traveling together. The price is a from-price and varies with the date. See the exact price when selecting date.
What's included?
Duration
5 days
Starts in
Puerto Maldonado
Ends in
Travel type
GROUP
Experience the true lush Amazon jungle in person as you travel to Puerto Maldonado and the Madre de Dios River. Participate in a diverse selection of exciting activities that will get you to interact with nature and see a wild variety of native flora and fauna.

Highlights

  • Hike in the heart of the Amazon
  • Watch for caiman on a night safari
  • Walk in the canopy of jungle trees
Itinerary

Puerto Maldonado Amazon Field Station 5D/4N (from Puerto Maldonado)

Day 1: Puerto Maldonado-Amazon Lodge, Peru

After your Puerto Maldonado airport pick-up, take a boat down the Madre Dios river to your Amazon Lodge. Enjoy a nature walk before taking an evening boat trip on the river to see nocturnal animals.

Trail System Hike, River Night Watch (L/D)
Start your jungle adventure with a Puerto Maldonado airport pick-up, after which you will take a motorized canoe trip down the Madre de Dios River to the Amazon research station you'll be staying at for the next few days.
After check-in, walk through the eco-lodge's exclusive trails to explore the rainforest ecosystems, where 540 bird species, 362 ant species (world record) and over 100 mammal species have been registered.
Later, cruise on the Madre de Dios River in search of the wildlife that surfaces during nighttime. Identify the behavior various animals such as capybaras, white caimans and nightjars, as they take advantage of the dark to roam around the Amazonian riverbanks.

Day 2: Amazon Lodge, Peru

Walk through the jungle canopy and hike to the natural water pool known as Carachmayo.

Inkaterra Canopy Walkway, Carachama Trail (B/L/D)
Winner of the PURE Award in the ??High Emotion/Low Impact' category, the research station's canopy walkway is a 1129-ft. system of 2 observation towers, 8 platforms, and 7 hanging bridges 100ft above the ground. Designed to perform scientific research on ecosystems inhabiting the rainforest canopy, this attraction contributes to birdwatching and other eco-friendly activities.
Later, after a 20-minute walk, visit a natural water pool known as Carachamayo. Learn about the ecosystem where these waterholes are found and about carachama fishing, freshwater fish native to the Peruvian Amazon, known for their nutritional value.
Lake Sandoval (Alternative excursion at additional cost). By canoe, navigate this beautiful oxbow-shaped water mirror surrounded by Aguaje palm trees, inhabited by giant river otters, blue and yellow macaws, hoatzins, red howler monkeys, black caimans and one of the world's biggest freshwater scaled fish: the paiche. Access to discretion during rainy season.

Day 3: Amazon Lodge, Peru

Visit the field station and discover the bio-orchard and palm reforestation project.

River Island, Bio-Orchard, Palmetum (B/L/D)
A 20-minute boat ride will lead you to the river island near the guide's field station, a large sandbank at the shores of the Madre de Dios River. Walk across the island to explore the floodplain that provides the island an ecosystem with a great diversity of birds such as the Amazonian umbrellabird, one of the most sought-after species by birdwatchers
Later, visit the research station's orchard, where organic native goods are cultivated. Learn the diverse phases of sustainable horticulture: the preparation of recycled compost; sowing and harvesting vegetables, fine herbs and tropical plants; using natural fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides.
Afterwards, explore a 30Ha permanent-plot area for rainforest restoration and conservation, where the researchers have registered up to 19 native palm species. Learn about the rainforest's survival mechanisms including natural seed dispersion, as well as the characteristics and cultural meaning of trees within the Palmetum, such as the yarina (vegetable ivory) or the walking palm, which moves its roots in search of sunlight.

Day 4: Amazon Lodge, Peru

Visit the region's wetlands and check out the model farm. Finish the day with a nighttime jungle hike.

Wetlands, Ita Model Farm, Rainforest By Night (B/L/D)
Walk through the wetland bridge system at the ecological reserve to encounter an ecosystem, defined by the presence of Aguaje palm trees and inhabited by a unique fauna diversity, including birds, ants, and amphibians.
Later, a 20-minute boat ride will lead you to the Gamitana Model Farm to enjoy the many scents and flavors of native fruits (according to season) such as starfruit, papaya, and rough lemon. Get to know the research station's work in benefit of local communities, as well as the economic role of agriculture in the region.
Afterwards, head out on night walk through the jungle. While walking under the tree shades that intensify the Amazonian darkness, tune up your senses to identify the lively sounds of birds, mammals, insects, and amphibians that wander around the forest during nighttime.

Day 5: Amazon Lodge-Puerto Maldonado, Peru

Transfer back to Puerto Maldonado and be dropped off at the airport in time for your departing flight.

Transfer To Puerto Maldonado (B)
After checking out of the research station, enjoy your breakfast. You will return to Puerto Maldonado via motorized canoe, where you may spend the afternoon at the beautiful Butterfly House or choose to be dropped off at the airport or bus station, after which you are free to continue on to your next destination. Safe travels!
Note: The lodge accommodation is of a more basic nature, to ensure the research station has minimal environmental impact and remains as true as it can to its surroundings.

Summary

What’s included?

Extra expenses at the destination
No Local Payment

Accommodation

4 night(s) accommodation included

Local transport

  • Pick Up, Canoe Van
  • Puerto Maldonado airport/bus station pick-up/drop-off
  • Motorized canoe trip to/from Amazon Research Station
  • All transfers during tour

Meals

  • 4 Breakfast(s)
  • 4 Lunch(es)
  • 4 Dinner(s)

Please be aware

Suggested Packing List

Repellent with a minimum of 15% deet, Binoculars, Camera with extra batteries, Flashlight with extra batteries, Sun lotion, Pocket money, Daypack, Water bottle, Sun hat, Sandals, Swimsuit & Towel, Toilet paper, Dark clothes.This itinerary may change without prior notice according to the weather and river conditions.

Puerto Maldonado Amazon Field Station 5D/4N (from Puerto Maldonado)

Price from {{totalPrice}} EUR
Flight tickets are not included. Our travel experts will gladly help you find the cheapest flights. The price above is based on 2 adults traveling together. The price is a from-price and varies with the date. See the exact price when selecting date.
What's included?

Upcoming events

Kilroy.OutdatedBrowserBox.Text Kilroy.OutdatedBrowserBox.LinkText

Oops - The page you tried to reach is unavailable. We hope you find what you are looking for here