Peru, South America
Location
4 Days
Duration

Hacienda Concepcion

Welcome to Peru, South America!

ROUTE: Puerto Maldonado

DURATION: 4 Days

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Outboard motorized canoe ride along the Madre de Dios River
  • Walk through Concepcion Trails
  • Twilight river excursion
  • Trek into the Tambopata National Reserve towards Lake Sandova
  • Inkaterra Canopy Walkway & Anaconda Walk
  • Rainforest By Night excursion
  • Native Farm excursion and visit to the Botanical Garden
  • COCHA water excursion. Enjoy a dugout canoe ride.
  • Visit remains of Fitzcarrald steam boat
AIRFARE: International Airfare Upon Request
ACCOMMODATIONS:  Hotels used (or similar)
FIRST:
  • Puerto Maldonado – Hacienda Concepcion
DELUXE:
  • Please inquire
LUXURY:
  • Please inquire

 Included: 

Accommodations Per Person Sharing, including hotel taxes

Arrival & departure transfers where applicable

Local guides where applicable

Meals per itinerary

Park entrance fees and sightseeing fees where applicable

Applicable transportation

Not Included:

Airfare and air taxes

Cancellation, baggage, travel and medical insurance

Items of a personal nature such as baggage porterage, gratuities/tips, laundry, telephone calls, bottled water, etc.

Visa and visa fees

Optional sightseeing and activities

Meals, beverages and services not mentioned in itinerary

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Day 1 Arrive Puerto Maldonado

Start your journey arriving to Puerto Maldonado, where our staff will welcome you and provide the necessary information for your stay. Navigate by outboard motorized canoe along the Madre de Dios River to Inkaterra Hacienda Concepcion for approximately 25 minutes.

Activities:

  • Enjoy LUNCH with organic ingredients and native flavors.
  • After lunch, take a walk through CONCEPCION TRAILS, our inside property nature trails, where you will discover and learn about primary and secondary rainforest, its components, uses, transformations by the human being, and its relevance for the world.
  • At dusk navigate by outboard motorized canoe, at the TWILIGHT RIVER excursion. By sailing on the Madre de Dios River, you will learn about its ecosystem, Amazonian creeks, nocturnal animals’ behavior, and the southern constellations.
  • In the evening enjoy a nice DINNER in the Casa Grande’s dining room.

Overnight: Puerto Maldonado

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Day 2 Puerto Maldonado

Activities:

  • New experiences are ahead and after taking a nutritious buffet BREAKFAST, get ready for a long trek through terra firma into the Tambopata National Reserve towards LAKE SANDOVAL. Here you will understand why Madre de Dios is called the biodiversity capital of Peru, while learning about the Reserve’s conservation efforts and the lake’s formation. Navigate by dugout canoe across this mirror-like oxbow lake that is home to the endangered giant river otter (Pteronura brasiliensis), blue and yellow macaw (Ara ararauna), red howler monkey (Alouatta seniculus), black caiman (Melanosuchus niger), and one of the world’s biggest fresh water scaled fish, the paiche (Arapaima gigas).
  • Back to the lodge for LUNCH
  • Take a 20-minute ride by outboard motorized canoe to the Inkaterra Canopy Walkway Interpretation Center where you will learn about its construction and the conservation projects of ITA-Inkaterra Asociación (NGO). Ascend one of the two 98-foot towers (30 m.) and cross the 7 hanging bridges that connect the treetops at 91 ft. high (28 m.). Enjoy the breathtaking vistas and get the chance to watch white-throated toucans (Ramphastos tucanus), woodpeckers, trogons, squirrel monkeys (Saimiri boliviensis) and the three-toed sloth (Choleopus hoffmani).
  • After descending keep on feeling the incredible primary rainforest energy going along the 200-meter wooden bridge over the swamps (aguajales). You will learn about the fauna and flora of this flooded ecosystem.
  • At night get ready for an adventure at the RAINFOREST BY NIGHT excursion, where you will explore the Amazon rainforest that gives way to nocturnal animals who display intriguing behavior patterns, and enhanced senses as adaptation mechanisms. Listen to nocturnal living nature sounds, and penetrate this hidden world.
  • Return to the lodge and enjoy a nice DINNER.

Overnight: Puerto Maldonado – (B, L, D)

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Day 3 Puerto Maldonado

Activities:

  • The sun rises once again and after an early BREAKFAST you will take our NATIVE FARM excursion where you will be able to learn local techniques of cultivation and taste some of the products during the visit.
  • Then visit the BOTANICAL GARDEN, discover the immense variety of medicinal plants considered part of the “natural pharmacy” used by the habitants at the amazon region. Compare the medicinal uses of local medicine with traditional remedies.
  • Getting back to Inkaterra Hacienda Concepcion you will have LUNCH. Take a rest and get ready for the COCHA water excursion.
  • Enjoy a dugout canoe ride on the Inkaterra Hacienda Concepcion natural pond (cocha). Try native fishing applying the “catch and release” techniques, as you enjoy the scenery observing hoatzins (Opisthocomus hoazin), a diversity of fly catchers, and gray-necked woodrails (Aramides cajanea).
  • Disembark at the remains of Fitzcarrald steam boat; learn about its history and how it inspired Inkaterra to ask Werner Herzog to film the award-winning “Fitzcarraldo”, best director at Cannes, 1982. You will be able to participate in the INLAND COLLPA during the evening, where you will see different species and their night routines by observing through our “blinds”.
  • End up your day with a pleasant DINNER.

Overnight: Puerto Maldonado – (B, L, D)

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Day 4 Depart Puerto Maldonado

Activities:

  • After BREAKFAST buffet, take a ride back to Puerto Maldonado by outboard motorized canoe. Arrive at the Butterfly House where you may wait for your flight back home or to your next destination, while visiting this beautiful BUTTERFLY HOUSE and learning about the fascinating transformation of these colorful insects.

Departure: Transfer to Airport – (B)


Meals as per itinerary: (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)


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Location Name: Peru, South America
Area (SQ KM): 1,285,216
Population: 30,444,999
Capital: Lima
Language(s): Spanish, Quéchua (both official); Aymara; many minor Amazonian languages
Religion: Roman Catholic , Seventh-Day Adventist, Christian
Currency: Peruvian sol - PEN
Time Zone: GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) – 5 GMT
Electricity: 220 V
Phone Country Code to Call (Peru, South America): 51


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