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The lodge offers 10 excursions in Spanish or English.
Our excursions may be classified according to duration: 1⁄4 day (1.5 - 2 hours), 1⁄2 day (4 - 6 hours) or 1 day (7 hours or more); difficulty level: easy (i), moderate (ii) or difficult (iii); or attractions.
Excursions and schedules may change without prior notice depending on weather conditions.
 
 
CONCEPCION TRAILS
Walk through the trails inside Hacienda Concepcion. Learn about primary and secondary rainforest: its components, uses and transformations by the human being, and its relevance for the world. Approximately 2-hour walk.
Duration: ¼ day.
Difficulty level: I.
Schedule: Afternoon.
Attractions: Footprints / Birds / Ants / Medicinal plants / Native skills.
Recommended for children.
 
 
TWILIGHT RIVER
Cruise on the Madre de Dios river. Learn about river ecosystems, Amazon creeks, and the southern hemisphere sky. Approximately 2-hour cruise, depending on the weather and river conditions.
Duration: ¼ day.
Difficulty level: I.
Schedule: Night (6:30pm).
Attractions: Astronomy / Photography.
recommended for children.
 
 
RAINFOREST BY NIGHT
Biological activity differs greatly between night and day in the Amazonian ecosystem. Venture into the forest and experience the mystery of the animal activity that awakens in the rainforest after dark, enhancing animal resources to create new adaptation mechanisms. Listen to nocturnal forest sounds and spot species that only emerge at night.
Duration: ¼ day.
Difficulty level: I.
Schedule: Night (6:30pm).
Attractions: Footprints / Birds / Frogs / Astronomy.
 
 
RIVER ISLAND
Visit the river island known as Rolin, 10-minute transfer by boat. Walk through the island. Learn about the wetlands’ ecosystem and vegetation succession. Birdwatching. Transfer to the lodge by boat. Approximately 3 hours.
Duration: ¼ day.
Difficulty level: II.
Schedule: Morning and afternoon.
Attractions: Footprints / Birds / Ants / Native skills / Medicinal plants / Photography.
Recommended for children.
   
 
 
BUTTERFLY HOUSE
Visit the Inkaterra Butterfly House. There several of the 3,800 Peruvian species are preserved and reproduced. Transfer by bus.
Duration: ¼ day.
Difficulty level: I.
Schedule: Morning.
Attractions: Butterflies / Photography.
Recommended for Children.
 
 
CLAY LICKS
Clay lick sighting. Walk 15 to 20 minutes toward one of Hacienda Concepcion mammal clay licks. Interpretation of the clay lick activity: importance, need and behavior. Learn about the difference in clay licks and their location. Return to the lodge.
Duration: ¼ day.
Difficulty level: II.
Schedule: Afternoon.
Attractions: Footprints.
 
 
GAMITANA FARM
Visit Gamitana's model farm. Take a 40-minute boat ride towards Gamitana creek; then 1.5-hour walk through the model farm. Learn about the importance of farm work as one of the primary economic activities in Madre de Dios. Fruit and crop tasting (depending on the season). Get to know about the community projects of ITA - Inkaterra Asociación (NGO). Return to the lodge by boat.
Duration: ¼ day.
Difficulty level: I.
Schedule: Morning.
Attractions: Birds / Native skills / Native food.
   
INKATERRA CANOPY WALKWAY & ANACONDA WALK
Visit the interpretation center and walk through treetops and wetlands. 25-minute transfer by boat to the Inkaterra Canopy Walkway Interpretation Center to learn about its construction and the conservation projects of ITA - Inkaterra Asociación (NGO). Ascend the towers and cross the bridges that connect the treetops. Then take a 15-minute walk towards the anaconda walk wetlands. Learn about flooded ecosystems and observe fauna and flora. Return to lodge by boat.
Duration: ½ Day.
Difficulty level: II.
Schedule: Afternoon.
Attractions: Birds / Frogs / Ants / Astronomy / Photography.
Recommended for Children.
Canopy Kit.
 
 
COCHA
Canoe ride on the Hacienda Concepción cocha. Flora and fauna sightings. Learn about the ecosystem’s environment. Enjoy of a native fishing and live the “catch and release” experience. Disembark at the remains of Fitzcarrald steam boat, and get to know its history. Return to the lodge. Approximately 4 hours.
Duration: ½ day.
Difficulty level: II.
Schedule: Morning.
Attractions: Birds / Fishing / Ants / Canoe / Photography.
Recommended for Children.
 
LAKE SANDOVAL
Navigation in canoe around Lake Sandoval. Take a 50-minute walk towards the Tambopata National Reserve and 20-minute walk through terra firma forest. Learn about the reserve’s environment, forest and oxbow lake. Return to the lodge by foot. (access to discretion during months of rain).
Duration: ½ day.
Difficulty level: II.
Schedule: Morning.
Attractions: Birds / Ants / Canoe / Photography.
Recommended for Children.
 
 
 
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