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Tambopata Travel Life Macaw Clay Lick Chuncho 4days/3nights

 

Tambopata Travel Life Macaw Clay Lick Chuncho 4days: 

Macaws are becoming increasingly threatened with endangerment and, in some cases, extinction largely due to poor reproductive rate and progressively higher levels of deforestation and exploitation. As a way to combat the dwindling populations, macaw preservation techniques have been implemented in some South and Central American locations. The Tambopata Macaw Project in the Madre de Dios region of Peru has been the leading force of this macaw conservation effort. Their efforts at supporting the proliferation of this species have included the protection and management of macaw habitat, the construction of artificial macaw nests, and the hand-rearing of macaw chicks in captivity for later reintroduction into the wild. The increasing level of human contact with the ecology of macaw species in Tambopata, Peru has raised some concerns about how beneficial artificial breeding and rearing strategies are to the overall conservation of macaws. In this paper, the negative and positive effects of artificial strategies of macaw conservation taking place in the Tambopata Research Center are analyzed in order to assess whether increased human care for the macaws in this region of the Peruvian Amazon

Tambopata Travel Life  Macaw Clay Lick Chuncho – 4 days

Clay licks and macaw conservation.The Tambopata Macaw project has been working hard to understand the links between the clay lick, nesting, tree phenology (flowering and fruiting) and the movements of parrots in and out of the area. Over a thousand mornings of clay lick observation and literally hundreds of thousands of registrations may be the largest set of parrot data ever assembled. We have come a long way in understanding these interactions and now have a much better idea of what drives the annual life cycles of the macaws and parrots in Tambopata. A summary of our new findings is presented in this paper.

Tambopata Travel Life  Clay Lick 4 days

Length: Tmabopata Travel Life 4 Days/3 Nights
Type of service: Private or Group
Location: Southern Peru, Madre de Dios Department, Puerto Maldonado, Tambopata National Reserve,
Activities: piranhas fishing, Macaw Clay Lick ,Chuncho Macaw ,3 Night Walk
Altitude: 600 – 400 m.a.s.l.
Best time to visit: March – October
Departure: Every day
Minimum of participants: 2
Maximum of participants: 10
Price per person: USD

Detailed Itineray To Travel Life Macw Clay lick 4 d/3n :

Day 1 : Puerto Maldonado – Tambopata Travel Life :
Day 2 :Tambopata Reserve Travel Life to  Macaw Clay Lick :
Day 3 :Tambopata Travel Life Monkeys – Fishing – Piranhas – Macaw Clay Lick :
Day 4 : Travel Life  and  Return to Puerto Maldonado :
Amazon Wildlife Macaw Clay Lick 4 days

 

Tour Itinerary

 

 

chuncho Macaw Clay Lick amazon wildlife tambopata reserve and sandoval lake lodge and manu park and jungle trips

TOURS DAY 1:
Puerto Maldonado – Tambopata Travel Life :

We will start at 8:30 am from our Hostel or we can pass to pick you up from your hotel, we will have 2 hour by cay in a 4X4, the first part will be by the high way and the second part will be in a dirt route until we get to the Tambopata River near the limit to the reserve. Our boat will be waiting for us to take us 25 minutes up the Tambopata river to get to our Lodge, we will have good chances to spot capybaras and many shore birds along the river bank, getting to the lodge we will get a welcome drink and the manager will explain us all we need to know about our lodge and its around.

After lunch we will go for an introductory walk in first in a secondary grow forest and then in a primary forest full of huge trees and lianas and vines, at the same time we will talk about the most important economic activities in this region. Chances to spot some Brown capuchin monkeys and squirrel monkeys will be always possible.

When is getting dark we will come back to our lodge to get our torch and go to our boat and we will do one of the most exiting activities… it will be the Cayman spotting, we will go to look for White and black Caymans along the river bank with a big spot light, we might see more capybaras and we always have good chances to spot and ocelot or a jaguar by the river too.

TOURS DAY 2:
TTambopata Reserve Travel Life to  Macaw Clay Lick

We will wake up around 5:00am, we will get a hot drink to get some energy and we will take our boat up the Tambopata for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Crossing the check point. We will have all the sunrise just for us in the boat, and we will have really good chances to spot shore birds, capybaras, White caimans, and why not to mention … A jaguar or an anaconda, I like to say it, we have a 20 %of probabilities to see one of these guys by the river bank.

Getting to our destination, we will get a show at the clay lick, parrots and macaws Green, red, blue and yellow birds all around us, flying and making loud noises, it will be spectacular this behavior of this birds. We will explain you the reason why every day the

whole year around this birds go to the Cliff to eat clay. We will spend from 6:30 am to 11:00 am approx. Our breakfast will be in front of the clay lick activity

At the end of this activity, in our way down river to the lodge we will make a short stop in the check point to learn more about the small museum that there is here, after this we will continue toward our lodge to get an unforgettable swimming in the stream or may be in the Tambopata River.

We will get our lunch and then we will go for a walk to know more about the most important things about the medicinal plants, the quinine “good for the malaria”, the cats claw, the dragons blood, and the AYAHUASCA “the master plant for the shamans” are only a few plants that we will find during this interesting walk just in the back of our lodge, in the real jungle.

We will go back to our lodge and then at night before dinner or after dinner we will have a short night walk, the sounds at night, the insects, spider, tarantulas, frogs and maybe snakes will make this night hike something difficult to forget.
amazon wildlife chuncho Macaw Clay Lick tambopata reserve

TOURS DAY 3:
Tambopata Travel Life Monkeys – Fishing – Piranhas – Macaw Clay Lick :

We will wake up with the sounds of the birds and probably howler monkeys, will get our breakfast and then we will go 30 minutes down the river to go for a fishing morning at the Gato stream, there are always hungry piranhas waiting for some meat that would be our bate, the walk to get to the fishing spots, the big trees, some of the monkeys always around will be part of this activity. the stream is a really good place to swim too after we catch some piranhas, it is an unforgettable experience. We will short walk to explain you a Little bit about the local farm.

In the afternoon, we will walk to the mammal clay lick, we will probably have better chances to find howler monkeys, deer’s, wild

pigs, and some other mammal feeding in this place, at the same time we will explain you the different techniques about the hunting ways that exist in this area.

At night, right after dinner, we can go to the river bank and make some fire to talk about your time in the jungle, maybe respond some of the questions that you might have, and if you want we your guide can tell you about local stories about the Tambopata Jungle.
amazon wildlife chuncho Macaw Clay Lick tambopata reserve

TOURS DAY 4:
Travel Life  and  Return to Puerto Maldonado :

We will wake up in the same way like the day before, we will get our breakfast with time, and then we will take our boat and take the whole way to Puerto Maldonado by boat, we can make stops at Condenado community, the 3 chimbadas oxbow lake or the infierno native community where we can talk about the native people around. We will get a box lunch in the boat, we will arrive to Puerto Maldonado in the afternoon.

INCLUDED 7 NOT INCLUDED

Included in Tour Travel Life  Macaw Clay Lick 4 days:

Transfer by land and by river
Private vehicle land transportation;
Meals: 3x breakfast, 3x lunch, 3x dinner and drinking water (Please note: vegetarian option upon request for no extra cost!);
Accommodation: 3 nights in lodges;
A professional naturalist Tour Guide;
First aid kit, including a poison extractor, mosquito bite treatment and an antidote for a snake bite;
Radio communications;
Rubber boots.
Water

Not included in the Tour Travel Life Macaw Clay Lick 4 days:

Any flight nor airport departure taxes;
Travel insurance;
Vaccination;
Breakfast on the first day and Lunch on the last day;
Drinks;
Tips to local staff.
Entrance fee to the Tambopata National Reserve.

What to take with you to the Tour Travel Life Clay Lick 4 days :

Mosquito repellent (DEET 35 recommended as a MINIMUM!!),
Original passport,
Small backpack,
Long sleeved cotton shirts (preferably green coloured),
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),
Swimsuits;
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,
Toiletries,
Small towel,
Toilet paper,
Sun cream,
Sunglasses,
Flashlight (with spare bulb and batteries),
A bottled water (1 litre as a minimum),
Pocket money (Soles) to buy some beverages and souvenirs as well as to tip.

 

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