Explorer’s Inn Chuncho Klei Lik Tour
During this exclusive Amazon tour you will stay in the well known Explore’s Inn Lodge. This lodge is owned by Peruvian Safaris, the first travel agent who received in 1977 permission to explore Eco tourism in the Tambopata Reserve. This Amazon Reserve cover around 274,690-hectare and belongs to one of the most biodiverse natural areas in the world! In the Tambopata Amazon Reserve you find the meeting point of three distinct biomes: lowland tropical rainforest, cloudforest and humid tropical savannah and extensive palm swamps. The Tambopata Reserve holds numerous biodiversity world records and the Explorer’s Inn Lodge is even mentioned in the famous Guinness Record Book,. They gained this place because members from the lodge managed to classify 601 different bird species, 1237 butterfly species and more!
The Tambopata Amazon Reserve in Peru provides great opportunities to observe Amazonian wildlife up, close and personal.
Short Amazon tour itinerary:
Day 1: Puerto Maldonado – Tambopata National Reserve – Explorer’s Inn Lodge
Day 2: Tambopata Amazon Reserve – Chuncho Clay Lick – Camping
Day 3: Chuncho Clay Lick – Explorer’s Inn Lodge
Day 4: Tambopata Reserve – Cocococha Oxbow Lake
Dag 5: Tambopata – Puerto Maldonado
Explorer’s Inn Chuncho Clay Lick Tour, long itinerary
Whether you are a research scientist or simply want to experience tropical rainforest for the first time, this tour offers a great opportunity! Especially for birdwatchers this tour combination of camping at the Chuncho Clay Lick and lodging in the Explorer’s Inn is one of the best tour options in the Tambopata Amazon Reserve. Visit us and wake to the roars of howler monkeys and the numerous melodies of the resident caciques that nest in the palms beside the bungalows. Spend the night in a tent and fall asleep while listening to the nightlife of the Amazon! During the day you will be walking jungle trails and paddling across oxbow lakes as tiny saddleback tamarin monkeys leap through the forest canopy, and precocious giant river otters fish for their breakfastand black caimans bask by the banks. Relax and watch the sun set over the swirling waters of the Tambopata River as brightly-colored macaws and oropendolas fly overhead on route to their roosting sites.Note: LUGGAGE.- Due to limited space in our dugout canoes, is only one (1) medium size handbag or rucksack allowed per passenger. The excess baggage can be left in our Puerto Maldonado office.
Day 1: Puerto Maldonado - Tambopata National Reserve - Explorer's Inn
Day 2: Explorer's Inn - Canoe tour - Chuncho - camping
Day 3: Camp - Chuncho Tabopata clay lick - Explorer's Inn
Day 4: Explorer's Inn - Cocococha Lake - La Torre
Day 5: Tambopata - Puerto Maldonado
Inclusive and recommended to bring into the Amazon:
Note: LUGGAGE.- Due to limited space in our dugout canoes, is only one (1) medium size handbag or rucksack allowed per passenger. The excess baggage can be left in our Puerto Maldonado office.Our tour prices do not include:– A luxury overnight bus to Puerto Maldonado and back to Cusco. We can reserve this for 55 à 75 US$ p.p. return, depending on level of comfort.- Optional Flights- Additional nights- Single room 200 US$ (when available)- Personal expenses- International banking fees- Tips- Al things not mentioned in the tour information above- An obligated travel insuranceRecommended to bring with into the Amazon are:– Binoculars- Camera (+ something to back-up pictures)- Flashlight, or better a Head Light- Daypack- Cap or Wide-Brimmed Hat- 3 pair of light trousers- 2 pair of shorts- 4 T-shirts- Swimming equipment- Rain Coat/ Poncho- Water Bottle- Sunblock- Sunglasses- Insect Repellent (you can also buy in Cusco)- Certificate of Yellow Fever Vaccine!- Bills/ notes of small amounts- Toiletries- Good walking shoes/ boots **- Sandals or alternative footwear for use at the lodge.Important notes:* In the rainy season it is usually necessary to walk in rubber boots / wellies, which are provided by the lodge (up to size 10/ 44, bigger is difficult to get). During the dry season it may be possible to walk in walking boots.• Clothing: Guests should arrive to Puerto Maldonado duly dressed for the trip and they should not start getting dressed at our office, what has also been a cause for delays and annoyance to the other passengers. It is also necessary to remind them to bring some warm clothing for chilly nights and mornings which are not frequent even in the Amazon rainforest.• Boats to and from the Explorer’s Inn: Normally the airline’s flights to and from Puerto Maldonado do not arrive and depart with much time difference , guests should be clearly informed that, as not being our services private, only one boat a day will do the trip to the lodge either way. Because of this they cannot claim that Peruvian Safaris provides an extra boat if, for any reason, one of the flights is delayed and they have to wait in town until the second flight arrives or, if they have to get up and leave the lodge earlier than necessary to take their return flight.