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Lago Sandoval

#1 of 22 things to do in Puerto Maldonado Features Animals
Av. El Sol 130-C | second floor, a few steps from the main square of Cusco, Puerto Maldonado, 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, Peru
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trek in is a bit long and there is no other means than your feet, but it is worth the effort. Good birding, lake otters and a cacophony of sound in the evening with a type of cicada like I have never heard. Drinks...More

Thank rudra1616
ChunchoLodge, General Manager at Lago Sandoval, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Customer , thanks for your comment, it is the truth, the lake is beautifull and the only way to get there is by walking this 3 km, same thing happen with everithing use at the lake, I mean all the drinks are carried by...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

BEAUTIFUL lake only a hike away from the main road. Definitely worth seeing the nature, animals, and scenery. The biodiversity is amazing and the scene looks like it is taken right from a tropical postcard. Definitely a must-see (boat tour was great)!

Thank Jacquelyn S
ChunchoLodge, General Manager at Lago Sandoval, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

the lake is one of the most impresive places, does not matter if it is dry season or rainy season it is always very beatifull and worth seing it. Thanks for to visit this place in the national reserve.

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Lake Sandoval is reached via a jungle hike on a muddy trail. In the rainy season (we were there in June; the dry season) the trail might be impassible. Still, ours was a serpentine path avoiding all the mud holes; but it's fun! You'll board...More

Thank PEEVEKING
ChunchoLodge, Manager at Lago Sandoval, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Customer, yes , it is truth, the walk to the lake sandoval can be very dificult in the rainy season , we recomend to be fisically ok during the months of december to june because the walk is very dificult. But, if you are...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This was the highlight of our amazon trip. We saw cayman, river otters, macaws and many other birds. Enjoying a reasonably priced cold beer at the shop afterwards was a bonus as well. My only suggestion to them is to upgrade that path in. It...More

Thank Mark W
ChunchoLodge, Manager at Lago Sandoval, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Customer , there is more than 5 years we are trying to upgrade this pathway to the lake , due many burocratic problem betwen the reseve and looking for finance for to build a better path way is very dificult, believe me , wwe...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017

Our group hiked the two miles to the lake and then spent the afternoon on a canoe going around the lake and seeing many, many different forms of jungle life. Our guide pointed out the animals, reptiles, and birds long before any of us could...More

Thank Rick_Sue1969
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Only paddle canoes on this lake keep it tranquil and allow for an up-close viewing of exotic birds, caimans, otters, monkeys, snakes, sloths and unpredictable other wildlife. Well worth spending the night in one of the quaint lodges.

Thank CarolinaDeFlores
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Terra Quechua Peru is a good company to make your trips unforgettable, have a great hospitality with people to organize a tour with all the details of the trip.We are a group of young students who made tambopata Maldonado port for 4 days, was the...More

1  Thank hugesslen
Reviewed 23 June 2017

After a 3 km easy hike (1h30min) from the Madre de Dios River, we arrived at Lake Sandoval. Nature at its best! Paradise on earth. If you are in the area you must go!" Do not miss to spend the day at this enchanted lake.

1  Thank Oscar S
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