Tambopata Bird 8 Days 7 Nights
- Length: 8Days 7 Nights
- Type of service: Private or Group
- Location: Cusco Puerto Maldonado Tambopata
- Altitude: 400 m.a.s.l.
- Best time to visit: May – October
- Departure: Every day
- Minimum of participants: 4
- Maximum of participants: 10
- Price per person: USD
Short description of the Tambopata Bird
Quick Itinerary of the Tambopata Bird
Day 1 – Cusco – Puerto Maldonado Tambopata Bird
Day 2 – Puerto Maldonado – Iberia – Tambopata Bird
Day 3 – Durand lodge – Tambopata Bird
Day 4 – Durand lodge – Tambopata Bird
Day 5 – Durand lodge – Tambopata Bird
Day 6 – Durand lodge – Tambopata Bird
Day 7 – Durand lodge – Laguna Tres Chimbadas – Tambopata Bird
Day 8 – Durand lodge – Puerto Maldonado – Lima
Day 1: Cusco – Puerto Maldonado Tambopata Bird
The first day in the morning we would fly about 35 minutes to Puerto Maldonado. From the hotel in Cuzco we would take a taxi to the airport. From Puerto Maldonado airport we would drive about 10 minutes by our own mini bus, who would be waiting for us; to a place where we can watch birds like: White Throated Jacamar, Purús Jacamar, Brazilian Teal , southern Lapwing, Limkin , Buff breasted wren , Black Banded Crake , Southern Caracara , Scaled pigeon , Point tailed palmcreeper , Black Billed Seed Finch , Rufus Sided Crake , Gray Breasted Crake , Gray Necked Wood Rail , Sunbittern , Gray Hawk , Hoatzin , Rusty Margined Flycatcher , Black throated Antbird , Collared Plover. After this we would come back to Puerto Maldonado to take lunch. At 3 p.m. in the afternoon again we would drive about 25 minutes in our mini bus, in the way to Cuzco, to watch another birds like: Red Breasted Black Bird , White Tailed Kite , Southern Caracara , Grassland Sparrow , Red Bellied Macaw , Southern Lapwing ,Saffron Finch , Double Collared Seed eater . After this activity we would come back again to Puerto Maldonado for dinner and to sleep at the hotel.
Day 2 : Puerto Maldonado – Iberia – Tambopata Bird
Today after breakfast we would drive in our mini bus about 30 or 40 minutes to a small town call Iberia, and we would stop in many places to see some birds like: Black and White Hawk Eagle, Ornate Hawk Eagle, Brazlian Teal, Red Rumped Casique, Violaceous Jay, Barred Antshrike, Red and Green Macaw , Scarlet Macaw, Chestnut fronted Macaw , Yellow Crowned Parrot , Boat Billed Flycatcher , White Throated Toucan , Chestnut Eared Aracari ,Masked Tityra ,Plum Throated Cotinga , Mappie Tanager, Black Tailed Trogon , Blue crowned Trogon. And much more birds we can see in this road. Arriving to Iberia to take lunch. After we would drive to the hotel to left our luggage and take a shower. In the afternoon we would go to watch some special birds, like: Black Faced Tanager, Spot Breasted Woodpecker, Rufous Fronted Antthrush, Slender Billed Kite, Blue Headed Macaw , Warbling Ant bird , Slender Billed Xenops , chestnut Crowned Foliage Gleaner, Plain Crowned Spine tail ,Chestnut Bellied Seedeater , Lemon Throated Barbet , Bluish Fronted Jacamar. And much more different kind of birds. Coming back later to Iberia for dinner and to sleep there.
Day 3 :Iberia – Puerto Maldonado – Durand lodge – Tambopata Bird
Today after breakfast we would drive about 15 minutes to a Spot call Oceanía to watch special birds like: Black Faced Cotinga, Rufous twistwing, Bamboo Antshrike , Sulphur Bellied Tyrant Manakin , Rufous Fronted Antthrush , Johannes’s Tody Tyrant Rufous Headed Woopecker , Large Headed Flatbill , Greenish Elaenia , and another common birds. After this we would come back to pick up our luggage at the hotel in Iberia, and take lunch too. Then we would go back in our mini bus to Puerto Maldonado, and continue the trip to Infierno community to DURAND LODGE, where we would take dinner and stay the night.
Days 4/5/6 :Durand lodge – Tambopata Bird
Here at DURAND LODGE we would stay for four days, to watch another kind of birds in the High Jungle or Primary Jungle, like : Rufus Headed Woodpecker, Manu Ant bird , Pheasant Cuckoo , Lemon Throated Barbet, Scarlet Hooded Barbet , Gilded Barbet, Red Billed pied tanager , Bare Necked Fruitcrow , Purple Throated Fruitcrow ,Great Jacamar , Point tail palm creeper , Striped Woodhaunter , ENDEMIC . Peruvian Recurvebill, Band Tailed Manakin, Round Tailed Manakin , Yellow Crested Tanager, Blue Crowned Manakin , Golden collared Toucanet , White Throated Toucan , Emerald Toucan , Curd Crested Araucaria , Ivory Billed Aracari, Rofous Breasted piculet , Red Necked Woodpecker , long Tailed Woocreeper , Amazonian Barred Woodcreeper, Black Banded Woodcreeper, Strong Billed Woodcreeper, Faciated Antshrike , Spot Winged Antshrike, Dusky Throated Antshrike, Barred Antshrike, Ornate Antwren , White Eyed Antwren , Stipple Throated Antwren , Pygmy Antwren , Sclter’s Antwren , Gray Antwren , Long winged Antwren , Yellow Breasted Warbling Antbird, Dot Winged Antwren , Gray Antbird , Blakish Antbird , Black Antbird,White Browed Antbird , Black Faced Antbird , Sooty Antbird , Plumbeous Antbird , Goeldi’s Antbird , Black Spotted Bare Eye , White Throated Antbird , Hairy Crested Antbird , Scale Backed Antbird , Spot Backed Antbird , Plain Throated Antwren , Black Faced Anthrush , Ash Throated Gnateater , Rusty Belted Tapaculo , Short Tailed Pygmy Tyrant , Johannes’s Tody Tyrant ,Dusky Tailed Flatbill ,Ringed Antpipit , Golden Crowned Spadebill , White Crested Spadebill , Crowned Slaty Flycatcher , Sirystes , Pink Throated Becard , Dull Capped Atila , Cinereous Mourner , Plum Throated Cotinga , Wing Barred Manakin , Blue Backed Manakin, Blue crowned Manakin ,Musician Wren ,Scaly Breasted Wren , Orange Headed Tanager , Yellow Backed Tanager , Guira Tanager , Flame Crested Tanager ,White winged Shrike Tanager , pectoral Sparrow , Buclkley’s Forest falcon, Slate colored Hawk, olive Oropendola . All this birds and much more common birds we can watch at DURAND LODGE like: Trogons , Motmots, Haws, kites, Flycatchers, Jays Oropendolas . This four days staying at DURAND LODGE would be with the food included, and in the nights we would be able to see birds like: Crested Owl ,Black Banded Owl , Spectaclet Owl , Amazonian Pygmy Owl , Tawny Bellied Screech Owl, Great Potoo , Long Tailed Potoo , Common , potoo , Ocellated Poorwill , Ladder Tailed Nightjar , Common Pauraque .
Day 7 :Durand lodge – Laguna Tres Chimbadas – Tambopata Bird
Today we would start very early in the morning, about 05:15 a.m. we would sail about 45 minutes river up to a clay spot of Parrots and Macaws. After we would continue the trip until Tres Chimbadas Lake, to watch lake birds and Giant Otters. We would sail in the lake in a Catamaran boat, that is very comfortable for birds watchers, where we can watch: Horned Screamer , Green Ibis , Rufescent Tiger Heron , Gray Headed kite , Slender Billed Kite , Snail Kite , Black Collared Hawk , Green kingfisher , Amazon Kingfisher , Rufus and Green Kingfisher , uncolored Black Bird, Gray Necked Wood Rail, Band Tailed Ant bird, Silvered Ant bird , Amazonian Streaked Antwren, Spotted Tody Flycatcher , Boat Billed Flycatcher ,Lesser Kiskadee , Great Kiskadee , Black Tailed Tityra , Masked Tityra , Muscovy Duck , Sungrebe , Wattled Jacana , Purple Gallinule, Rufous Sided Crake, King Vulture , Pied Lapwing , Collared Plover , Anhinga , Black Caracara. After the tour in catamaran we would come back to the path in the way to Tambopata River, take lunch and watch some birds. Then we would sail river down until DURAND LODGE, having a free afternoon at this place.
Day 8 :Durand lodge – Puerto Maldonado – Lima
Today After breakfast we would drive about 1 hour to Puerto Maldonado. In this way we would stop to watch some important birds and continue to the airport. Where we must wait and take the day flight. Where it finishes our tour and hopping that you had enjoy it Thank you.
Included in the Tambopata Bird
- A professional naturalist Tour Guide Tambopata Bird;
- Motorboat transportation;
- Private vehicle land transportation;
- Entrance fee to the thermal baths (Aguas Calientes of Manu National Park);
- A professional Cook,
- Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinking water (Please note: vegetarian option upon request for no extra cost!);
- Accommodation: 8 nights in lodges,
- First aid kit, including a poison extractor, mosquito bite treatment and an antidote for a snake bite;
- Rafting equipment and life jackets;
- Radio communications;
- Rubber boots.
Not included in the Tambopata Bird
- Any flight nor airport departure taxes;
- Travel insurance;
- Sleeping bag (you can rent it from us!);
- Breakfast on the first day and dinner on the last day;
- Tips to local staff.
What to take with you to the Tambopata Bird
- Mosquito repellent (DEET 35 recommended as a MINIMUM!!),
- Original passport,
- Sleeping bag (you can rent if from us);
- Small backpack,
- Long sleeved cotton shirts (preferably green colored),
- Long cotton trousers,
- Cotton long socks (to be put into your trousers),
- Comfortable walking shoes,
- Sandals or light shoes,
- Rain gear (e.g. rain poncho),
- Sweater (for the beginning of the tour in Andes and the cloud forest only),
- Binoculars (we also rent it),
- Camera and its charger,
- Plastic bags to be used for clothes and a camera,
- A hat as a protection against the Sun or rain,
- Small towel,
- Toilet paper,
- Antibacterial gel,
- Sun cream,
- Flashlight (with spare bulb and batteries),
- A bottled water (1 liter as a minimum),
- Pocket money (Soles) to buy some beverages and souvenirs as well as to tip.