Sandoval Lake Lodge
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Okay - I've now seen what Peru has to offer in the way of colonial cities, Inca ruins, volcanoes - what more could a thrill-seeker like me need? How about something a bit diferent? Something a bit closer to nature?
So off I went to the airport at Cusco to catch a flight over the jungle to Puerto Maldonado - a (and I quote the …
We decided to explore the Peruvian Amazon for a couple of nights. Frankly, Stopher and I aren't really built for the rain forest, but this is supposed to have some of the highest biodiversity in the Amazon. Since we don't pass through here all that often, we decided to make the stop. REI sent us to Sandoval Lake Lodge; a short journey from Puerto …
After a short inland flight to Puerto Maldonado, we took a trip to Bolivia, following the river. There we stayed in a jungle lodge, where we saw animals like snakes, alligators and large spiders. Walking a few kilometers out of the jungle, we stumbled upon a vast landscape, the pampas of Heath. After three days we returned to Lima, where we took the flight back to the Netherlands.
For some reason we were put on the 6.50pm train with Lisa and Geoff getting us back to Cuzco at 10.30pm (our only complaint with Llama Path really as they didnt advise this before and both us and Lisa and Geoff had early flights) we arrived back at Ninos Hotel.
Back in the hotel, no problems with our room or getting our bags and we laid …
We flew to Puerto Maldonado where we were met by our guide for the five days. Oscar was to show us a lot of new things.We were taken to a wharf where we were to get on to a boat to go up river to the first of two lodges.
We did see some wildlife on the way.
Well we arrived at the …
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSandoval Lake Lodge Puerto Maldonado
For the isolation of the area all was good. Great to be out on the Lake spotting the Giant Otters, as well as walking through the jungle finding the monkeys.
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