- Day 1: Arrive in Puerto Maldonado - Lake Sandoval
Airlines usually arrive from midday from Lima or Cusco but try to book the earliest one to arrive. We will welcome to Puerto Maldonado and transfer to our river port for our boat trip for only 30 minutes to get Sandoval Lake entrance where we need to register. There we will start birding along the trail on the way to get our lodge. Dinner and Night in Lodge.
- Day 2-3: Full days Birding
Early breakfast and we will search by a catamaran along the lake for resident species and with a good luck a family of Giant Otters, Black Caimans, Agami Heron. After a nice early morning, we will back to our lodge for breakfast and after we will keep birding along the trails. After lunch, we will walk along the trails for more Amazonian species and late afternoon we will take the catamaran again for some species missing if we need to do it again if, not we will keep birding along the trails. Dinner and Nights in Lodge.
- DAY 4: Sandoval - Explores inn Lodge
We will do some birding in the morning. Then we will start our boat trip upstream along the Tambopata river. We will navigate for 3 hours around upstream searching for some river birds. If there is the time we will do some birding at the lodge surroundings. Night in Explorers inn Lodge.
Birds: Ringed, Amazon, Green kingfishers, Drab Water-Tyrant, Capped Heron, Ladder-tailed Nightjar, Sand-colored nighthawk, Cocoi Heron, Horned Screamer, Great-black Hawk, White-winged Swallow, White-banded Swallow, and many others.
- DAY 5-6: Canopy Tower and Explores Inn Trails.
Early Breakfast and bird the canopy tower for the specialist. After Lunch, we will explore floodplain forest for extra species and some owling before or after dinner. Night in Explorers inn Lodge.
Birds: Purple-throated Fruitcrow, Bare-necked Fruitcrow, Golden-Collared Toucanet, Emerald Toucanet, Curl-crested Aracari, Chestnut-eared Aracari, Ivory-billed Aracari, Blue-headed Macaw, Red and Green Macaw, Scarlet Macaw among others.
- DAY 7: Birding-Puerto Maldonado
Morning birding and then transfer out to Puerto maldonado. We will do some birding in the afternoon for target species. Night in Hotel
- DAY 8: Larger Macaw Clay Lick in the World
Early drive for 40 minutes and 1 hour boat ride up stream on the Tambopata River tp reach Chuncho Macaw Clay Lick which is considerate as the biggest in the world where we can watch 3 lasgest species of macaws and 8 other species of parrots, parakeets and several other species around the area. Then we wi back in the afternoon to keep birding before get our hotel. Night in Hotel
- DAY 9: Birding-Flight to Lima
Morning birding and ten transfer out to Puerto Maldonado for some extra birding and after lunch we will leave you at the airport for your flight to Lima and connections.
Great Amazon Birding time