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Lago Sandoval

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Address: Av. El Sol 130-C | second floor, a few steps from the main square of Cusco, Puerto Maldonado, Peru
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+51) 084- 25527
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3-Day Amazon Jungle Tour at the Corto Maltés Lodge
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8-Day Tour from Lima: Machu Picchu and the Amazon Jungle

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An absolute must!

Do not miss this hidden jem! We saw monkeys, tons of birds, insects, fish, and even the "jungle guinea pigs".

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Do not miss this hidden jem! We saw monkeys, tons of birds, insects, fish, and even the "jungle guinea pigs".

Thank Zcwood
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The lake is well worth the trek, provides you have a good guide. Top tip: go very early in the morning so you can see more wildlife. You'll trek for about two hours, spend about two hours on the lake, maybe have a break at one of the locals houses (bring small change if you want drinks), and then row... More 

Thank Sasha T
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the 2 day, 1 night tour and that gave us a great taste of what the jungle has to offer. We spent the first day walking through the jungle and on the Madre de Dios River looking at animals. We luckily spotted turtles, giant river otters, and more! We woke up very early the next day to see... More 

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Steinbach, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a day trip for this excellent adventure. Our small group had a bilingual guide who explained the geography/topography of the lake, followed by showing us interesting plants & animals. hiking for 3kms in rubber boots seemed a dumb idea before we began but was actually excellent. a ride through a mangrove type corridor was fascinating & then the lake.... More 

Thank Glacepp
Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This unique Ecosystem deserves at least half a day visit including the 3 Kms walk from the Madre De Dios River leaving a minimum of two hours exploring the lake. The queen of the lake is the Otter, try to be there around 7:30 AM. We were able to see a family of 6 of them laying down at they... More 

Thank Hernan G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Monkeys, turtles, giant river otters, birds, with boat on lake. Great views, quietness so beautiful! Don't miss this!

Thank MaiteJans
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

perfect for family outings, get together with friends, a short hike, a long canoe type boat ride thru the jungle, then out onto the lake, this was amazing! I the middle of the trip a short stop and rest at a local watering hole and eatery in the jungle! Birds, animals, caymans, etc.!

Thank SpeedTravler
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

5 Km trek from river head through the Jungle leading to Lake Sandoval is a great fun, informative and exciting. So much a flora and fauna unique to Amazon, the Macaws, the Butterflies, Red Howler Monkeys, Huge trees, thickest forest you would have have ever seen and much more. Even on Oct 30 it got quite warm at 10 AM... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Made a trip to Sandoval lake to see the giant river otters. In addition to birds, monkeys, Anuje, caiman. Great overnight trip to get out of the city and into the Selva

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

If you want to feel the nature at the Amazon, this is for you. A lot of birds and animals (extrange for people who don't live there). The experience is exciting!

Thank Carlos Raul B

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