Water activity

Puerto Maldonado: Sandoval Lake Full-Day Trip with Canoeing

Puerto Maldonado: Sandoval Lake Full-Day Trip with Canoeing

From US$ 80 per person

Discover the natural wonders of Peru on a full-day trip to Sandoval Lake in the National Reserve of Tambopata. Spend the day searching for native wildlife, including monkeys, parrots, and caimans, and admire luscious jungle views from start to finish.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickup from your hotel lobby 30 minutes before the start of the tour.
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Learn about and explore the beautiful National Reserve of Tambopata
  • Enjoy a full-day adventure at Sandoval Lake including canoeing
  • Look out for Sandoval Lake's treasured giant otters and other wildlife
  • Admire a stunning sunset across Sandoval Lake
Full description
The adventure begins with pickup from your hotel in Puerto Maldonado and heads to the Madre de Dios river where your boat for the day awaits. Board the boat and set sail along the vibrant river towards the National Reserve of Tambopata, a vast landscape of savannas and rainforests that is rich in colorful wildlife. Arrive at the reserve and enjoy a 30-minute walk through the luscious landscape until you reach Sandoval Lake. Throughout the walk, admire views of the colossal jungle trees that surround you and watch out for native wildlife including monkeys and parrots. At the lake, hop into a canoe head out onto the calm waters, which beautifully reflect the trees that line the shore. Keep a look out for the abundance of animals and birds that call Sandoval their home, and in particular the lake's giant otters.  Enjoy a quick stop for lunch and some rest time, then hop back in your canoe as you go in search of black caimans and yet more fascinating wildlife. Admire a stunning sunset in the late afternoon, then slowly begin the journey back through the jungle and towards the riverboat waiting to return you to Puerto Maldonado.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Riverboat ride
  • Entrance to the National Reserve Tambopata and Sandoval Lake
  • Lunch and a soft drink
  • Professional tour guide
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Head covering or kippah
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Insect repellent
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Product ID: 314662