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Lago Sandoval

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Av. El Sol 130-C | second floor, a few steps from the main square of Cusco, Puerto Maldonado 17001, Peru
+51) 084- 25527
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Av. El Sol 130-C | second floor, a few steps from the main square of Cusco, Puerto Maldonado 17001, Peru
+51) 084- 25527
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful place I have ever seen. You have to go there. A mix of walking 3km...and lots of trees, birds, caymans and monkeys. Take your camera, bug spray, sun protection spray and water.

Thank iulia l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful with bats, giant otters, turtles, monkeys, herons and other birds, caiman. Real hotspot for wildlife enthusiasts

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lake Sandoval was the most impressive thing in the amazon rainforest during my visit. The area is only accessible by boat and you enter the lake through a small passage. The lake has giant sea otters, a large variety of birds, monkeys on the surrounding...More

Thank ChristakisMich
Reviewed 10 September 2017

we had a great time on our three day tour and felt like it was a lot that you got for the price. Our Guide Juan was awesome and very knowledgeable about everything we could ask him. He was very helpful and definitely helped make...More

Thank Quillan H
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit. Quite a long walk to where you get on the boats but ok if you're reasonably fit. Wildlife to spot during this walk - beautiful butterflies!!! We are 64 and 70 and managed it easily! Very peaceful on the lake with...More

Thank Gwyneth A
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I was here for 4 days in August. It is a beautiful lake filled with wildlife. I was a sloth, 4 types of monkeys, river otters, caimen, tones of birds, frogs, spiders, and more. The nicest thing is that no motorized boats are allowed on...More

Thank Amanda A
Reviewed 31 August 2017

A canoe visit to Lago Sandoval is a great way to get a better understanding of the birds and wildlife that live in the jungle. It is calm, beautiful and interesting.

Thank pico1
Reviewed 30 August 2017

The lake is really peaceful. We watched an otter family feeding and playing. Saw lots of monkeys too. And plenty of birds. We left at dusk and walked back to the Amazon with our guide in the dark with torches. Lots of tarrantulas!

Thank LuiseLondon
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

You can't go wrong in booking a trip to Sandoval Lake. It does require a trek along a very open and wide path by foot after arriving by boat, but the walk is beautiful! The lake has a lookout tower that is most likely included...More

Thank metta_love
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The visit to the lake was managed well by our guide. There was a fair amount of walking in gumboots but the canoe trip around the lake was worth it. There was a variety of wildlife visible along the walking track as well as the...More

Thank marytvhicks
ChunchoLodge, Manager at Lago Sandoval, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear customer, we really appreciate this comment, yes there is 3 km. to walk to the lake to rich it , but for the beauty and wildlife of it , it is definetely worthed, this lake has over 35 thousend people visiting it per year...More

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21 September 2017|
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Response from jwilli8620 | Reviewed this property |
Like the others have mentioned this is about a 4-6 hour trip. We stayed at Corto Maltese and left from there. You would not be able to make the trip if you were staying outside of the area.
7 September 2017|
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Response from Aleph_999 | Reviewed this property |
Any option its fine, it depends on your choice of hotel and experience. Most hotels IN the rainforest offer the whole trip. We booked Wasai puerto Maldonado ecolodge (within city, just facing the jungle) first and then... More
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