Chuncho Macaw Claylick
Explore this Claylick.
Explore this Claylick.
Tambopata: Tambopata National Reserve: It owns an area of 274 thousand hectares for protection of flora and fauna of the sub-tropical humidity forest, it is part of one of the richest ecosystems around the world, has mega diversity in wildlife that inspires to lot of scientists and tourists from everywhere.
Colpeo: This activity consists on taking the enough clay from the clay lick and after 25 minutes to 30 minutes they will leave the clay lick to get back the next day. Also many groups of macaws have been seen at unusual times and usually those smaller. The only reason of this spectacular and fascinating natural show is still in debate and the answer depends on investigations. Many theories suggest that this clay contains mineral and vital salts which are use d on their diets. It is believed that the small particles of clay are useful to desintoxicate their diet of fruits
DAY 1: Puerto Maldonado - Tambopata Amazon
DAY 2: Visit to Chuchu Clay lick in Tambopata - Trip to Madre de Dios River
DAY 3: Tambopata Jungle - Puerto Maldonado
Chuncho Claylick im Tambopata zone
Departures:Our company has daily departures, since 2 to 10 participants maximum per group, we are a 100% direct tour operator, sustainable and responsible with Nature.
Arrival at the airport or bus station and transfer to the office of Do Adventures representative for the final talk about our tour before leaving to our adventure. In case you have big luggage, we suggest re pack to store the not needed items and carry just enough for the trip. Land transfer (4X4) wheeled truck to our destination for about 2 hours to reach the banks of theTambopata River, if by river it will take more than 6 hours (just information). In this place we will take a boat to the lodge "Monte Amazoníco - Tambopata." Welcome and Breakfast or lunch depending on the arrival time. In the afternoon we make an introductory walk into the rainforest where we will have the opportunity to see animals in their natural habitat as amphibians, mammals, reptiles and wonderful insects, among others.
We woke up early, at 4:30, to leave for the lick of the world's largest macaw clay lick the CHUNCHO, a journey of about 1:30 am, by boat, on the way we will have the incredible opportunity to see species such as capybara, which is the world's largest rodents, tapirs, and you can even see the most beautiful South American feline, jaguar, many of our clients are witnesses with photographic evidence of encounters with these beautiful mammals. After arrival to the macaw clay lick see hundreds of different species of parrots that come to eat clay adjacent to the river wall. We will accommodate us in our saddles to wait to begin one of the most beautiful natural sights of birds in the world. A parrots are followed by 3 species of macaws most colorful of America, reds and greens, blues and yellows more gather to eat clay needed in your daily diet and eliminate toxins. On a good day of activity you will see hundreds of these wonderful animals flying over you. An experience for life. After breakfast, our boat takes us to transport back to Puerto Maldonado and transfer to the port where we will take the boat for an hour until our lodge welcome with a refreshing fruit juice of our region . Accommodation is given. After lunch, we visit the "Monkey Island", located in front of our lodge across the Madre de Dios River where we find different species of monkeys living on the island those species are the brown capuchin, squirrel monkey and saddle back tamarin; and return to the Lodge. In the evening we will go for caiman search, white alligators are typically found on sand banks in the Madre de Dios River for which it will need to bring a flashlight. Also, we may see some capybara too, back to lodge, dinner and rest.
After breakfast, our boat takes us to transfer back to Puerto Maldonado, the same route back, we will return back to the town. Arrival to Puerto Maldonado and transfer to the airport or bus station.
• Long sleeve shirts in dark colors
• Rain poncho/jacket
• Mosquito Repellent (50% DEET)
• Day pack
• Dark colored clothing
• Sun block and sun glasses
• Bathing suit and sandals
• Binoculars (Vortex 10x42, Buslnell 10x42, Nikon 8x42)
• Torch/Flashlight with extra battery
• Water bottle or canteen
• Camera with CHARGER and extra battery and memory card
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