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Lago Sandoval

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Ruta 30C s/n, Puerto Maldonado 08000, Peru
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All reviews giant river otters beautiful lake rubber boots canoe ride great wildlife long walk well worth the effort black caimans day trip rainy season small bats muddy track species of birds spider monkeys bug spray large variety of birds natural beauty
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing trip, with boat first, then walking about 3km, and then go canoing to Lake Saldovan. Just relaxing to sit in the boat and the only noice you hear, is birds singing in the threes, and we saw monkeys also. Very good lunsj, ris and...More

Thank KarinH1404
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a magnificent, beautiful and gorgeous ox-bow lake; see Giant Otters and such incredible birds at close range. Go out at night and see the shining light from the many huge caiman. I have been here four times now and can't wait to return.

Thank bikingbirder2010
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

We took a morning hike / boat-trip here and had the most amazing time. We managed to see ant-eaters climbing through the trees (which is apparently extremely rare) and countless other types of wildlife - birds, bugs, critters and even giant river otters! Worth your...More

Thank mgorb44
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

We had a great nature tour guide Mirko from Inkarrara. The lake is great with lots of wildlife. Otters!

Thank mark d
Reviewed 16 October 2018

some place need to be seen as you can find a lot of animals and enjoy real jungle from your boat. caymans all birds otters turtles piranhas and amazing sunset

Thank Michał K
Reviewed 9 October 2018

A long 3km walk on a muddy trail (with a partial walkway) to get to the lake. If you're used to seeing lakes, you won't be impressed, other than a visit from some otters and spotting a few caimans on the shoreline.

Thank Gerry C
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Walked up a long old logging road to a place where canoes where waiting. Our guide paddled us out the creek and into the lake where we saw all kinds of wildlife. A very enjoyable day!

Thank Cheryl F
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

To reach Casa Sandoval you need to take a ride on a river for 30 min from Puerto Maldonado, walk 3km in a jungle and then 30 min peddle on the lake ( everything is done by the guides ) , but it worth it...More

Thank Mara L
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Superb variety of bird life, giant otters, black cayman, two nights at the lodge was only just right and we could have stayed longer.

Thank j156
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

An easy day trip that consists of a 40 min boat trip followed by a 5km walk then 3 hours on the lake including a lunch stop. We went in the dry season so hardly had any bugs. Most people wore long pants but we...More

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17 April 2018|
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Response from Kent2009 | Reviewed this property |
we tip each trip to the guide and the paddlers. alcoholic beverage we bought separate . bring water from the city , water is expensive in lake sandoval !
21 September 2017|
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Response from 70JenniferD | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You can join local day trip. Get up very early but it's worth it!
7 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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