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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  • 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 »
  • We hiked in to this lake on a flat path. approx 30 min. Boarded a boat and spent a few hours taking in the area. We saw many different types of birds. Saw a black Caiman, family of River Otters, Turtl...  more »
  • The hike was terrific. However, we ended up with a Spanish-speaking guide, so we had little interpretive information about what we saw. We had little time to look for sea otters because we were slow o...  more »

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