Tres Chimbadas Lake, Tambopata National Reserve

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Explore Tres Chimbadas Lake, a pristine natural pool located within the Posada Amazonas. Reap the rewards of the 45-minute trek through the Posada Amazonas with a guided boat tour across the 2 km (1.25 mi) oxbow lake, where sightings of endangered mammals such as the giant river otter are common. These resourceful creatures reside within the biodiverse protected forest surrounding the lake, and can be seen in the water, feeding and playing in cohesive groups. Keep an eye out for Hymenaea trees around the lake; they can grow up to an incredible 50 m (164 ft) tall. Start your trip to Tambopata National Reserve by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • Nice spot to discover the fauna and flora of the reserve of Tambopata. We used a catamaran without motor and went for a nice walk on a part of the Lake. We have seen different kinds of animals and amazing nature. We did a quick stop to fish for piranhas.
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  • Our first jungle hike was to get over here, seeing lot of wildlife around, like otters, birds and caimans! Our guide Tim was very helpful, showing us the spots where to see them. The air is very hot a...  more »
  • The trek to the lake through the jungle was great. We went aboard a platform boat driven by Leo who pushed and steered the boat to strategic spots where we saw otters, birds and went pirana fishing. I...  more »

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