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Lake Sandoval

Lake Sandoval

Walk into the Tambopata National Reserve through terra firma forest, towards Lake Sandoval. Then navigate by dugout canoe around this beautiful oxbow lake. Learn about the reserves conservation efforts, the lake formation, the water palms (Mauritia flexuosa) and the animals that inhabit this lake such as the endangered giant river otters (Pteronura brasiliensis), blue and yellow macaws (Ara ararauna), red howler monkeys (Alouatta seniculus), black caimans (Melanosuchus niger), and one of the world’s biggest fresh water scaled fish, paiches (Arapaima gigas). (Limited access during months of rain).

Duration: 1/2 day

Difficulty Level: II

Attractions: Birds / Ants / Canoe / Photography

Recommended for children (except during the months of rain, Dec.- Mar.)