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Sandoval Lake

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Reserva Nacional Tambopata | Rio Bajo Madre de Dios, Puerto Maldonado 17001, Peru
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Reserva Nacional Tambopata | Rio Bajo Madre de Dios, Puerto Maldonado 17001, Peru
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We took a tour of the Sandoval Lake by boat and boy was it beautiful. The lake is huge but we were able to paddle around seeing wildlife such as monkeys, caiman, giant river otters, and plenty of birds! Highly recommend enjoying this beauty!

Thank traveltaz24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was shocked at the strong, positive reviews. We went in mid-November, and so it was just the beginning of the rainy season. We started, as most do, in Puerto Maldonado, where we were picked up on a motor boat. This lasted for about 20...More

Thank HAyley P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hike in to the lake was about 2 miles, but the flora and fauna seen along the way were worth the effort. From Monkeys to Macaws and a Cayman too, it was worth keeping your eyes peeled. The canoeing around the lake was so...More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Inside National Park Tambopata. You have to walk a nice 3km while spotting wild animals with your guide to get to the lake. The lake itself is quite large and comfortably calm. Along the shore many animals can be seen: besides birds there are monkeys...More

Thank Loes V
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Must do if you are in the area! We saw parrots, tons of monkeys, otters, turtles and a giant allegation! It's stunningly beautiful!

Thank lindzlouwhoo18
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Awesome wild life in on and around the lake, Saw, Kaman , Giant otters various monkeys, untold number of birds, macaws, butterflies not to mention the flora. A great place to visit and stay by.

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful place I have ever seen. You have to go there. A mix of walking 3km...and lots of trees, birds, caymans and monkeys. Take your camera, bug spray, sun protection spray and water.

Thank iulia l
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful with bats, giant otters, turtles, monkeys, herons and other birds, caiman. Real hotspot for wildlife enthusiasts

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 21 September 2017 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 10 September 2017

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
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21 September 2017|
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Response from Jennifer D | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You can join local day trip. Get up very early but it's worth it!
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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