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Peru Rainforest Lodge Attractions

BLANCO OXBOW LAKE

A 10-minute walk through a seasonally flooded transition forest will take us to Blanco Oxbow Lake, by far one of the best rainforest scenarios our lodge can offer.Its environs display different kinds of rainforest habitats and its stagnant waters provide rich nutrients and fish to their usual dwelle... View more


BLANQUILLO OXBOW LAKE

A 20 minute walk along the Shebonal trail that starts next to the lodge, will let you see several bird species associated with bamboo forest and some large mammals like red deer (Mazama americana) and occasionally frightening, but wonderful jaguars (Panthera onca).At the end of the trail is Blanquil... View more


CAMUNGO OXBOW LAKE

10 minutes downriver by boat from the lodge, and after a 15 minutes walk through a primary forest trail, we arrive to Camungo Oxbow Lake.On the way, there is the possibility of encountering some red deer (Mazama americana), puma (Puma concolor) , white-lipped peccaries (Tayassu pecari) and 6 species... View more


BLANQUILLO MACAW CLAY LICK/ MAMMAL CLAY LICK

The Blanquillo Macaw Clay Lick is a section of the banks in the Madre de Dios River with a height of 6 meters and a length of 250 meters. This area is an early and daily meeting point of several families of Orange-cheeked parrot (Pyrilia barrabandi), Blue-headed parrot (Pionus menstruus), Mealy... View more


TOWER

This observation tower on top of a Kapok tree (Ceiba pentandra) at 50 meters from the ground is the highest and most stunning of the entire region of Manu. A steel staircase leads to the observation deck made out of wood. From there you can see the movement of birds, mainly, the macaws early in t... View more


TRAILS

The Famous Tambo Blanquillo Trails in the Manu area are worldwide known for the astounding biodiversity found in them.This is reflected in more than 1000 bird species found in this area of The Peruvian Amazon Basin which makes it a treat for bird lovers. But this is not the only attraction to be fou... View more


MADRE DE DIOS RIVER

The Madre de Dios River is one of the most important rivers en the Peruvian Amazon Basin. Born  in  the highlands of Cusco grows in volume  due  to  its  tributaries  in  peruvian  soil  like: Manu, Blanco, Colorado, Chilive, Inambari, Las Piedras an... View more


FISHING

Fishing is another alternative for you. In the middle of the Oxbow Lake, immerse in the thick everlasting green of the Amazon jungle, you can grab your fishing string and hook onto the fun.There is a special lake for this activity, causing zero impact on the environment and to any vulnerable species... View more


GIANT RIVER OTTERS

Big families of Giant Otters dwell in Blanco and Camungo Oxbow Lakes. There is a big chance to catch sight of them at a close distance (50 feet), either they are playing, fishing or sneaking away while we are paddling in the catamaran.Although we can tour around the lakes, strict policies have been ... View more


KAYAKING

Near the lodge there are two streams which are perfect for a nice afternoon kayaking. Along the stream you can find monkeys, dears, lowland tapirs, monkey species and if you are lucky a family of river otters.Some bird we hope to find include the Orinoco Geese, Roseate Spoonbill, white-necked Heron,... View more


MEDICINE PLANT GARDEN

An interesting fact reveal that 25% of medical drugs in the pharmaceutical industry derives from rainforests plants, but only 1% of the 15,000 plants present in the rainforest have been chemically analyzed. Its a matter of time for the rainforest to unveil its most safeguarded and hidden secrets to ... View more


BIRDING TRAIL GRID

Next to our New Lodge we are building a Special Trail System for Birdwatchers. We have planted native fruit tree on a secondary forest to attract a great variety of bird species.Flycatchers, hummingbirds, woodpeckers, tanagers, parrots and parakeets are everywhere. Its possible to witness daily bird... View more


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