Peru & Colombia
 19 Sept - 23 Oct  2018

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Puerto Maldonado
Jungle Lodge

Tue 9

This morning you'll take an included flight to Puerto Maldonado in the Amazon Jungle, where you'll be staying for two nights at the Posada Amazonas Lodge. The flight duration is approximately 40 minutes. 
While in the Amazon you will have the services a local expert guide from for the duration of your stay.
A representative from the lodge will welcome you at the airport. You'll then make a quick trip to the lodge's office in town by van. Upon arrival at the Jungle lodge office you will be provided with a small duffle bag to pack your personal items required for the duration of your jungle stay. The remainder of your items will be stored securely in the office. From the office, you'll travel by private vehcile to the port, this drive is approximately 45 minutes. Board a motorised canoe and travel down on the Tambopata River to the Amazon lodge. As we use multiple lodges area this journey can take between 45 minutes and 2.5 hours. 
Once you arrive there is time to unpack and unwind before a short orientation and briefing. After dinner your local jungle guide will take you out into the jungle on a night walk. 


The jungle abode


Missing pic (due to lack of torch light) a 4m long "Bush Master" Snake - spotted beside the track.  The second time ever seen by the local guide - and very poisonous.  - It was sleeping anyway but we left it alone to snooze.   

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