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Address: East of Puerto Maldonado, Puerto Maldonado, Peru
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Small Lake, interesting experience

We traveled to Lake Sandoval during the dry season. This means the path to the lake was dry. We were able to hike it quickly and not worry about getting our shoes muddy. This... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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Orange Park, Florida
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Orange Park, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We traveled to Lake Sandoval during the dry season. This means the path to the lake was dry. We were able to hike it quickly and not worry about getting our shoes muddy. This involved travelling up river for 40 minutes and then hiking a well travelled path to an area where you take a small skiff around the Lake.... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Well worth it, long walk through the jungle and then row around Lago Sandoval and then lunch on the shore in a local tribe's camp. Worth spending a night in the camp. Dont leave Puerto Maldonado without spending at least 1 day here

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

It is beautiful, the wildlife is close to you but you're not in danger. The lake feels magic. I would recommend bringing binoculars for a better experience.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We booked a package with Uncover Latin America that took us to Cusco and then here and I must say this was my favourite part of the trip (MAchu Picchu is amazing) but this is a different class. the wildlife you see is unbelievable the whole place is a national reserve so the flora and fauna on show is out... More 

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Lima, Peru
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

It is a special treat to see part of a protected area that is really doing it's job well. This oxbow lake is the home to the giant river otter that is endangered but whose numbers are coming back. It was extremely peaceful since there is no development or land conversion on the edge of the lake. Our videos and... More 

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Mountain Home
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

great walk in. Lots of parrots, Macows, bats, nasty spiders, camine, river otters, piranha, lots of birds, a few bitting insects' take repellent, good shoes and expect rain. The pool felt great when we got back.

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Lima, Peru
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This review is actually for my entire experience at this place from 4th October to 8th October. We were two families that went with three kids between us ages 9 and 12. So we went travelling to Puerto Maldonado on Madre de Dios. OMW what an experience it was. From the Magical Sandoval Lake where piranhas, birds, monkeys, otters and... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I visited Lago Sandoval earlier in June with a couple of friends and we had an amazing time at Lago Sandoval! It is an great place if you want to get away from the comfort of daily life and experience something new, something unique!!

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La Quinta, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We booked a stay at the Sandoval Lake Lodge through Green Tracks Tours. A Shangri la in the jungle and a highlight of our visit in Peru. We are nature lovers and it's a such a tranquil beautiful place. Our guide "Javier" was so professional, attentive and informative. We saw giant otters, monkeys, agouti, many species of birds, just to... More 

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Alexandroupoli, Greece
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145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Great boat rides and trekking in this wonderful park. Lovely nature and lots of wild animals, river passes and great jungle bridges. great experience, highly recommended

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