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Address: East of Puerto Maldonado, Puerto Maldonado, Peru
Phone Number: 989308101
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$330*
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3-Day Amazon Jungle Tour at the Corto Maltés Lodge
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$1,676*
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8-Day Tour from Lima: Machu Picchu and the Amazon Jungle

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Peaceful lake cruise.

Gliding along this beautiful lake looking out for river otters, birdlife, Caymen and monkeys looking out cheekily through the branches. Started out with mystical mist and ended... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Croydon, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as part of a larger trip. The day we went it was warm but not raging sun. This was probably good given that we were on the lake for a good proportion of the day without any shelter in the boat. There was a bit of wind which made rowing difficult for our guide but didn't influence is as... More 

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Australia
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gliding along this beautiful lake looking out for river otters, birdlife, Caymen and monkeys looking out cheekily through the branches. Started out with mystical mist and ended with beautiful sunny day.

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Edmonton, Canada
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sheer volume of wildlife is overwhelming but you need an excellent guide or you will probably miss it. For example our guide spotted a rare black Caymen that, even after a laser pointer, I could barely tell something was there. The walk into the lake is 3kms each way, but the trail is flat so it is not that bad.... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We took the trip to Lake Sandoval as part of our excursion from Inkaterra Concepcion. Our guide Alan was wonderful and we saw cayman, river otters, howler monkeys, macaws, parrots, herons, snake birds and turtles. The hike from the boat to the lake was not too bad and the canoe ride on the lake was beautiful and peaceful. Overall this... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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677 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 293 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We saw many river otters fishing, eating their fish, and frolicking in the lake squeaking where they swam.. The lake is peaceful to row on. We also saw monkeys, and many different colorful birds, as well as alligators and turtles. There is an observation that was not very steady that affords an overlook over the lake and reserve.

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Loved hiking through the rainforest and then leisurely exploration of the lake and surrounding wildlife. Definitely worth it!

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Rehovot, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

As we have not been to Manu or Iquitos we cannot compare to other jungle locations in Peru. What I can say is that we really enjoyed our jungle expreince. We traveled to Heath River (in Bolivia/Peru border) and to Lago Sandoval with an organized (and quite pricy) 6day/5night tour with InkaNatura. We were very satisfied with the service, the... More 

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Encinitas, California
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171 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

We took a long walk through the woods from the river to the lake and saw lots of interesting animals along the way including monkeys, various birds, cutter ants, spiders, and more. On the lake we saw a family of otters (evidently a bit rare to see), caiman, storks, ibis, and herons.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

As part of our jungle adventure with Amazon Garden Lodge through Quechuas Expeditions, we went to Sandoval Lake, an oxbow lake very near the lodge that is a nationally protected area. We boated to the protected area, hiked a ways past the checkpoint to get to the lake, and took canoes that are rented from a local family to explore... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

We saw many caiman (and baby caimans), seals, multiple birds, and monkeys and butterflies. Our awesome guide Dellford paddled us around and showed us everything.

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