Rafting to the Tambopata Reserve

9Days 4,

Program Overview

Enjoy this great adventure trip, crossing the highplains trough the Jungle, and do rafting in the remote Jungle area of the Tambopata Candamo National Reserve.

Itinerary

Pre departure briefing the night before.

DAY 01: Juliaca-Road to The Tambopata – PutinaPunko

We meet our passengers in Juliaca, where we board the transport that will take us across the high plains and down into the jungle and into the banks of the Tambopata River.

DAY 02: Tambopata River

Passing the last point of civilization we wander deep into the heart of the jungle, using the river as our way of passage. We will set up camps on the riverbank for the night.

DAY 03, 04, 05, 06, 07 & 08: Tambopata River – Puerto Maldonado

We cruise through the tropical forests, running through class II,III and IV rapids. There are so many opportunities for us to see all the different wildlife – monkeys, tapirs, giant otters, parrots, different types of insects, armadillos, butterflies, plants and trees. At the end of each day we will set up camp on the beautiful river beaches, where if we are lucky we may see the famous Cock of the Rock national bird of Peru. On day 7 we will board a motorized canoe at the union of our river with the river Távara to go to the Macaw lick, where we will rest for the night. The following day we will return to Puerto Maldonado.

DAY 9: Puerto Maldonado – Cusco

Return to Cusco.

The price includes

  • Transportation Juliaca-Tambopata River(Jeeps 4×4)
  • Professional Speaking English Rafting Guide
  • All Rafting Equipment(Raft, paddle Life Jacket, Helmet, Paddle Jacket)
  • Dry bags – Special Water-proof bags (for the personal belongings)
  • Double tents
  • All meals during the trip.
  • Hotel in the First night in Puerto-Maldonado
  • Fly ticket Puerto Maldonado back to Cusco

Optional: Video and Photos Service

Note

We Recommend to Bring:

  • Binoculars
  • Flashlight with spare bulbs and batteries
  • Sleeping bag + sheets
  • Day pack and mattress
  • Long pants and long-sleeved shirts (thick and baggy fabric against mosquito’s)
  • T-shirts
  • Shorts/Bathing suit
  • Sweater or light jacket
  • One pair of light shoes or sandals
  • long cotton socks
  • Rain gear
  • Sunhat, sunglasses, sunblock
  • Insect repellent (with at least 25% deet) /Afterbite
  • Toilet-paper
  • Plastic bag(to keep everything dry)
  • Water bottle (with water for the car ride into Tambopata)
  • Copy of a valid passport/Copy of yellow fever and tetanus vaccinations
  • Money for soft drinks or beers and handicrafts at the Tambopata
  • Landingsstrip
  • Batteries for video cameras can be recharged on the first night of the trip, bring your own recharger.

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