Wildlife Photography Tour in Tambopata, Peru
This 9-day Amazon Wildlife Photography tour examines the amazing biodiversity of South-Eastern Peruvian Amazonia through the lens of your camera focusing on mammals, birds and insects for nature lovers. During this leisurely paced wildlife photo tour throughout the Peruvian Amazon, expect to see over 300 wildlife species with the possibility to photograph around 70 species.
Our Amazon Wildlife Photography tour visits the Tambopata National Reserve. The protected area covers 274,690 hectares (1,060.6 square miles) of the lowland Amazonian rainforest, riverine forest, and oxbow lakes. It is located between the Malinowski, Tambopata, and Madre de Dios Rivers. The large area of biodiverse habitats protected in the reserve play host to well over 1,000 species of butterflies, more than 100 species of mammals, around 600 species of birds, and hundreds of species of trees and plants.
First, the group will stay at the wonderful Posada Amazonas for 2 nights. From here we will explore terra firme forests and an owbox lake with Giant River Otters, Black Caiman, or even the very rare Dwarf Caiman. From the canopy tower, you will have great chances to photograph a huge diversity of birds like macaws, parrots, raptors, flycatchers, toucans, woodpeckers, and many others. The trails around the lodge are good for trumpeteers, manakins, trogons, motmots, and other wildlife photography.
Then, our Wildlife Photography tour in the Amazon will move to the delightful Tambopata Research Center lodge, a paradise for birdwatching in Peruvian Amazonia. At this place, the bird diversity is just amazing.
We will visit the canopy tower, the macaw clay lick (the largest macaw clay lick known in Peru), and an oxbow lake with chances to see anacondas, jaguars and tapirs. On our way back to Puerto Maldonado we stay one night at Refugio Amazonas lodge. If we get lucky here, we could spot and photograph a Harpy Eagle.
The Amazon Wildlife Photography tour is a fantastic opportunity to photograph the wonderful wildlife of the Amazon: birds, insects, mammals, plants.
Amazon Wildlife Photography Tour highlights include:
- Navigate de Tambopata River into one of the most biodiverse forests of the world: the Tambopata National Reserve.
- Great opportunities to photograph jaguars at close range.
- The largest macaw clay lick known in Peru.
- High diversity of birds and mammals.
- Great chances to see and photograph Harpy Eagles.
Please note: this tour is also available as a private tour on request. Please complete the enquiry form and let us know your preferred dates to travel.
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Alternative Tour Name: Tambopata Birding & Photography Tour, Peru