Lago Sandoval, Puerto Maldonado
(4.7/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Made a trip to Sandoval lake to see the giant river otters. In addition to birds, monkeys, Anuje, caiman. Great overnight trip to get out of the city and into the Selva 
  • If you want to feel the nature at the Amazon, this is for you. A lot of birds and animals (extrange for people who don't live there). The experience is exciting! 
  • Great Lake to view local habitation managed to view a family of otters, caiman, bats, butterflies in abundance very serene setting.