Lago Sandoval, Tambopata National Reserve

Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
Trek around Lago Sandoval, surrounded by thick rainforest and offering access to one of the most popular hiking routes in the area. Take the trail from the dock and keep your eyes peeled for caimans, a huge variety of birds, monkeys, turtles, and the endangered river otter. You can also take a boat out onto the lake to see the forest attractively curled around the large expanse of water, with tree reflections in the mirror-like surface making for excellent photographs. Using our international travel planner, Tambopata National Reserve attractions like Lago Sandoval can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We saw more animals visiting Lago Sandoval than anywhere else in the jungle. Well worth the trip. Be a good sport and help the guide paddle the boat.  more »
  • We stayed at one of the local lodges on the lake. Going out at night looking for nocturnal creatures or hearing and seeing the rainforest waking up before sunrise .You'll have the lake to...  more »
  • Awesome adventure in the middle of the jungle! Watching in the real many animal species is a unique experience. Maybe too much tourist traffic but is the part of the game.
  • Beautiful lake. The hike there isn’t bad. Use sunblock and a tip take a hat to protect yourself from the sun because even tho it looks cloudy it did give us a little burn. Use bug spray and enjoy nature. It’s quite sad how with time Lake Sandoval keeps getting smaller and smaller.

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