WELCOME TO PUERTO MALDONADO
Puerto Maldonado is a city in southeastern Peru, capital of the Department of Madre de Dios, located on the banks of the Madre de Dios River, formerly called Amaru Mayo. It is one of the main commercial centers of the Amazon. It has the official title of Capital of Biodiversity of Peru in merit to important records of flora and fauna found in the forests of the department, especially in the Manu.
Madre de Dios is a department with abundant virgin jungles and subjugating landscapes. It is possibly the least intervened and eroded area of the Peruvian Amazon. In addition, the conjugation of its abrupt geography, its innumerable microclimates and the variety of its soils have led to the development of a diversity of living forms. Land of wide and slow rivers and beautiful lagoons surrounded by lush vegetation. Madre de Dios has the best soils in the entire Amazon rainforest, with chestnut and rubber production as its main source of income.
Likewise, the region hosts native tribes for whom the advance of civilization has not yet arrived. The main groups established in the region are the Huarayos, Mashcos, Piros, Amahuacas, Yaminahuas, Amaraca and Machiguengas.
Description: Lake Sandoval Tambopata National Reserve.
Lake Sandoval is listed as one of the most beautiful and beautiful lakes of the Peruvian Amazon. It is a masterpiece of lake geography. It originates on one of the meanders of the Madre de Dios River, on its right bank. It is three kilometers (1.86 miles) long, 1 kilometer (0.62 miles) wide, and a depth that varies from 0.5 to three meters (1.64 to 9.84 feet). It has the shape of a half moon. The average water temperature is 26 ° C (78.8 ° F).
The Sandoval Lake is a protected area has regulated activities. There is an observation tower, managed by the Zoological Society of Frankfurt, which is open free of charge to visitors of the Reserve, upon registration at the Interpretation Center located on the access road to the lake. A boat trip on the lake or being stationed on the banks may allow the arrival in the afternoon of flocks of macaws that come to spend the night in the place.
Fauna.- It is a sanctuary of fauna (giant otter or river wolf, 4 black alligator, several species of macaws and parrots, kingfishers, turtles, monkeys, herons and cranes among other species of rainforest fauna). It is a reserve of biodiversity with more than 1000 species of birds.
Flora.- Among others, there are orchids, platanillos (parrot beak), ungurahuis, lupunas, mahogany and aguajes. The aguajales stand out around the lake; These palm trees can reach up to 30 m high.
About Our Maloca Palmera lodge.
It is located within the Tambopata National Reserve in Lake Sandoval. Our lodge is built with the trees that fell to the river by the action of the eruption naturally all this wood was collected on the banks outside the Manu National Park in other words not to cut any tree to build the shelter everything is material inside the eco tourism concept is called ECOLOGICAL WOOD.
The lodge contains 20 double rooms with 40 beds and matrimonial equipped with their musketeers and with private bathrooms and showers (we do not have hot water) There is no permanent electricity to be inside the Tambopata National Reserve, however all the rooms and common areas have lighting whose electricity is obtained through our generator at strategic times this electric fluid allows you to recharge your batteries, or cameras or special adapters to plug the generator.