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 reserve’s conservation efforts, the lake’s 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, the paiches (Arapaima gigas). (Restricted access during rainy season months).

Duration: 1/2 day

Difficulty Level: II

Recommended for children (Except during the rainy season)