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Lago Sandoval

East of Puerto Maldonado, Puerto Maldonado, Peru
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bodies of Water, Tours
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Zurich, Switzerland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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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356 reviews 356 reviews
131 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 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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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

one of the must and most beautiful places to visit while being in Puerto Maldonado. we were lucky enough to see giant otters hunting for breakfast, shy caimans, small green snakes, large butterflies flying around and resting on turtles heads (to drink some turtle's tears), bats hanging and sleeping on the trees, macaw flying in the sky, lots of parrot... More

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This remains one of the few tucked in areas of the Amazon where you can see great specimen in their natural habitat. Here's what I saw during my 24 hours there Giant River Otter, Black Caimans, Side necked turtle, a Sloth, red/ green/ blue macaw, several common birds which you wont see anywhere in the world. And the best part... More

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Ohio
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

...a "must do" if one visits the Puerto Maldonado vicinity. We hiked to the lake in the late afternoon. A good trek but be sure to wear waterproof boots. Our hike was followed by a two hour sunset canoe trip around Lago Sandoval. A wonderful experience, as the jungle comes alive with monkeys and birds of many kinds. The sounds... More

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Sheffield
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I did not stay at the lodge but visited the lake. A 3 kilometre walk each way on level ground sounds easy. When we visited the mud was nine inches deep across most of the path, and the temperature was 91F. You get to wear borrowed wellingtons - take some time to find a good fit. You will definitely need... More

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Manchester
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We had a wonderful time saw 5 different types of monkeys. We saw the cayman and the otters and many multi coloured birds BUT it was almost spoiled because of a lack of information regarding both the one and a half hour walk in wellingtons along a muddy track AND the fact that we had to carry ALL our luggage... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

It's amazing how many critters you can see in one area! We saw macaws, giant river otters (3 times!), 3 types of monkeys, and some of the most amazing sunsets I can recall It takes some effort to get there, but it is really amazing to see

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Make sure you know whether it is the rainy season when planning your trip. The 2 kil hike would be very easy in dry season but we trudged through deep mud during the heat of the afternoon. It felt like 5 or 6 kil because it was so difficult. Remember good hiking socks if you wear the rubber boots that... More

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