Sandoval lake at Casa Sandoval (bed and breakfast)
Sandoval lake is located at the heart of the Tambopata National Reserve, Sandoval lake is a beautiful lake with espectacular sunsets and one of the best way to see animals in the hole region, 6 species of monkeys, the best place to see giant otters in Peru, birds, black cayman and much more, the tour are easy and relax, romantic ad super relax boat trips arround the lake.
Casa sandoval (owned by a traditional local family) provides rooms with private bathrooms, resting areas as well as excellent food and electricity to recharge batteries.
By the lake there is a local family living there since 50 years, pretecting the area and the wildlife, casa sandoval is their best place to stay.
Staying by the shores of the lake we have acces to wildlife that is not possible by staying near cities or rivers, owbow lakes (sandoval lake is an oxbow lake, owbow lake is created by the river when it cuts off a meander and isoleting it) are the best for wildlife!!
I pick you up from airport or hotel
transfer to my office to leave main luggage and take only the necessary stuff for 3 days and 2 nights
tranfer to the river and we get a delicious deluxe boxlunch that can be customized vegetarian or vegan
45 minutes down the madre de dios river to the acces trail to sandoval lake
we walk 2 miles to the lake (from december to may trail its muddy)
we cross the lake by paddle canoe to Sandoval lake lodge
night walk and overnight at the lodge
early visit to the lake looking for giant otters monkeys caymans and a lot of birds.
return to the lodge for breakfast
we visit the jungle for natural interpretation of it and brazil nuts
return to the lodge for lunch
late afternoon visit to the lake looking for monkeys black cayman sloth and enjoy the great sunset.
optional night walk looking for tarantulas frogs nights monkeys and snakes
return to the lodge for dinner
departure back to the city same way we came.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: all tours start and end in pto. maldonado
End location: I can leave customer at desire place, airport, bus-station or hotel
Duration: 3 days
the tour is 3 days 2 nights, the 3rd day we departure from the lodge after breaksfats and arrive to the city by midday.
from the airport is with air-conditioned vehicles, on the river is boats with outboard motor, we walk a 2 miles trail to get to Sandoval lake, in rainy season wich is from december to may the trail gets very muddy and we provide rubber boots for that as well as a porter for luggage, cold bottel water when needed, on the lake we use paddle boats.
Services with much higher standars from any other similar one
Transfer from the airport or hotel
all meals, 3 a day
guiding and excursions mention at the itineray or extras you want in the jungle.
all entrances fees
boat transportation at river and lakes
all nights at CASA SANDOVAL
Porter to carry luggage
full assistant 24H
cold bottle water
100% private tour, with customized tours and full flexibility with timetable for excursions and departures.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
200 USD - For extra drinks or personal expenses
to visit different locations away from the itinerary like: monkey island, kayak. zip-line or other activities that requires motorized transportation.
All my tours are customizable. Please inquiry if you have any special request.