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Lago Sandoval

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Av. El Sol 130-C | second floor, a few steps from the main square of Cusco, Puerto Maldonado, Peru
+51) 084- 25527
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Av. El Sol 130-C | second floor, a few steps from the main square of Cusco, Puerto Maldonado, Peru
+51) 084- 25527
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lake Sandoval was the most impressive thing in the amazon rainforest during my visit. The area is only accessible by boat and you enter the lake through a small passage. The lake has giant sea otters, a large variety of birds, monkeys on the surrounding...More

Thank ChristakisMich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had a great time on our three day tour and felt like it was a lot that you got for the price. Our Guide Juan was awesome and very knowledgeable about everything we could ask him. He was very helpful and definitely helped make...More

Thank Quillan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. Quite a long walk to where you get on the boats but ok if you're reasonably fit. Wildlife to spot during this walk - beautiful butterflies!!! We are 64 and 70 and managed it easily! Very peaceful on the lake with...More

Thank Gwyneth A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was here for 4 days in August. It is a beautiful lake filled with wildlife. I was a sloth, 4 types of monkeys, river otters, caimen, tones of birds, frogs, spiders, and more. The nicest thing is that no motorized boats are allowed on...More

Thank Amanda A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A canoe visit to Lago Sandoval is a great way to get a better understanding of the birds and wildlife that live in the jungle. It is calm, beautiful and interesting.

Thank pico1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lake is really peaceful. We watched an otter family feeding and playing. Saw lots of monkeys too. And plenty of birds. We left at dusk and walked back to the Amazon with our guide in the dark with torches. Lots of tarrantulas!

Thank LuiseLondon
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

You can't go wrong in booking a trip to Sandoval Lake. It does require a trek along a very open and wide path by foot after arriving by boat, but the walk is beautiful! The lake has a lookout tower that is most likely included...More

Thank metta_love
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The visit to the lake was managed well by our guide. There was a fair amount of walking in gumboots but the canoe trip around the lake was worth it. There was a variety of wildlife visible along the walking track as well as the...More

Thank marytvhicks
ChunchoLodge, Manager at Lago Sandoval, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear customer, we really appreciate this comment, yes there is 3 km. to walk to the lake to rich it , but for the beauty and wildlife of it , it is definetely worthed, this lake has over 35 thousend people visiting it per year...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017

The trek in is a bit long and there is no other means than your feet, but it is worth the effort. Good birding, lake otters and a cacophony of sound in the evening with a type of cicada like I have never heard. Drinks...More

Thank rudra1616
ChunchoLodge, General Manager at Lago Sandoval, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Dear Customer , thanks for your comment, it is the truth, the lake is beautifull and the only way to get there is by walking this 3 km, same thing happen with everithing use at the lake, I mean all the drinks are carried by...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

BEAUTIFUL lake only a hike away from the main road. Definitely worth seeing the nature, animals, and scenery. The biodiversity is amazing and the scene looks like it is taken right from a tropical postcard. Definitely a must-see (boat tour was great)!

Thank Jacquelyn S
ChunchoLodge, General Manager at Lago Sandoval, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

the lake is one of the most impresive places, does not matter if it is dry season or rainy season it is always very beatifull and worth seing it. Thanks for to visit this place in the national reserve.

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21 September 2017|
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Response from jwilli8620 | Reviewed this property |
Like the others have mentioned this is about a 4-6 hour trip. We stayed at Corto Maltese and left from there. You would not be able to make the trip if you were staying outside of the area.
8 September 2017|
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Response from Aleph_999 | Reviewed this property |
Any option its fine, it depends on your choice of hotel and experience. Most hotels IN the rainforest offer the whole trip. We booked Wasai puerto Maldonado ecolodge (within city, just facing the jungle) first and then... More
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