Lago Sandoval, Puerto Maldonado

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Trek around Lago Sandoval, surrounded by thick rainforest and offering access to one of the most popular hiking routes in the area. Take the trail from the dock and keep your eyes peeled for caimans, a huge variety of birds, monkeys, turtles, and the endangered river otter. You can also take a boat out onto the lake to see the forest attractively curled around the large expanse of water, with tree reflections in the mirror-like surface making for excellent photographs. To visit Lago Sandoval on your trip to Puerto Maldonado, use our Puerto Maldonado travel itinerary maker.
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  • Floating in Lao Sandoval after go through the forest woods in the earlier morning, it's very calm and peaceful. Following the family of giant otters, had a lots fun  more »
  • We were lucky enouph to see every type of animal you must see in the Sandoval Lake. We were almost the last group that day. The day was not sunny, so cool for the 3 hour boat ride. If ever in Puerto M...  more »
  • Definitely a highlight - worth it. Requires trekking during the rainy season but at least you will see wildlife here which may elude you in other areas.  more »