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US$ 395.00 p/person

(Based on Double / Triple accommodation)

Please Note

Prices are per person and based on Double accommodation.
If you are travelling alone you are obliged to pay the Single supplement US$ 65.00 extra for single room.
Children 3 to 11 years (inclusive) are charged only 50%.

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Corto Maltes Lodge 4Day/3Night -Puerto Maldonado.

Last Minute Information

  • This lodge is one the most popular and nicest value for money destinations in Puerto Maldonado ..bungaloes are limted. You must book and pay a deposit well in advance. For high season (May to October, 5-4 months in advance.) See on Step 1: AVAILABILITY Low season (November to April, 3-2 months in advance.) Book ONLINE on Step 2: BOOKINGS Get a Code (Purchase Number) and pay a booking deposit of US$ 200.00 per person through Western Union to Mr: Irwin Jesus POMA FLORES (Peru) or Pay a booking deposit ONLINE on Step 3: TO PAY with Master Card or Visa card US$ 210.00 per person. Book and pay as soon as possible to avoid disappointments.

Special Offer

MARQUESES BOUTIQUE HOTEL SPECIAL.- 4 nights for the price of 3 in Marqueses Boutique Hotel -Cusco OR free Up-Grade to Delux rooms for the price of Standard ..... to get this offer you must quote it at the time of booking and payment is required in cash. Please book through this website but you must indicate your tour with SAS Travel in the appropriate section and quote the offer you want at the time of booking.
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CORTO MALTES
If you only have a little time for your stay in the jungle, Corto Maltes Amazonica offers you a 4 Day / 3 Night program which enables you to enjoy our installations and have close contact with the jungle.

Program Itinerary

Day 1: Corto Maltes Lodge

After your arrival at Puerto Maldonado Airport where your professional guide will await you, we will go to our office to obtain the official waterway permits. Meanwhile you can visit the town main square and also take some photos of the beautiful scenery overlooking the confluence of the rivers Madre de Dios and Tambopata from Grau square.
After a 40 minute boat ride we will arrive at Corto Maltes Amazonia.. After your welcome cocktail you can enjoy the delicious international dishes that the Lodge offers. After that you will have some free time to get comfortable in your bungalow overlooking either the river or the jungle, or simply take a refreshing dip in our pool.
At 3:30pm you will be accompanied by you guide who will show you tropical trees, medicinal plants and the abundance of nature in the 60 ha concession that Corto Maltes Amazonia holds. From our lookout you can observe toucans, macaws and other species of birds before your return for sunset. Duration of this trek is between 2 and 3 hours.
The rest of the afternoon you can relax in the pool or take a nap in the hammocks at the terrace of your bungalow. If you wish you can also go on a nightly boat trip to go caiman spotting before dinner.
At 8pm dinner is served. After dinner you can retire to our bar to have some tropical cocktails, relax in our reclining seats at the central terrace or bathe in the pool underneath the shining Amazon sky.

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Corto Maltes Lodge

Day 2: Monkey Island and Sandoval Lake

At 5:30am we will go on a trek of about 20 min until we arrive at the parrot clay- lick. Here a minimum of five different species feeds on special clay, vital to their metabolism. It’s a truly marvelous, multicolored spectacle.

8am: Breakfast and free time to explore the splendid gardens of Corto Maltes Amazonia. We have dozens of varieties of exotic plants and flowering trees.

10:30am: Again we will navigate the Madre de Dios River. This time on an expedition destined to “Monkey Island” where some species of these interesting and entertaining animals live in freedom. Following another boat ride of 30 min we will enter the territory of the Tambopata- Candamo National Reserve. We will trek 5km through the dense vegetation of the tropical rainforest. Giant trees, snakes, monkeys, birds and sometimes even the illusive jaguar can be observed here

Our destination is heavenly Sandoval Lake. Its privileged settings are shared by numerous species of animals: Birds (in particular Hoatzins, Kingfisher, and Cormorants), different species of monkeys (Squirrel monkeys, Howler monkeys, Capuchin monkeys). At the lake itself we can enjoy the spectacle of Giant River Otters. Black Caimans and Piranhas (sometimes we can even observe anacondas in the areas covered by reed). This is also the habitat of the giant Arapaima, a fish of more than 2,5m, weighing in at +200kg. Traveling by canoe, the sunset in the lake is a spectacular unforgettable sight. On our return to the river we might be able to spot some nocturnal animals.

8pm: The body demands rest and food after an active day in the jungle. You will enjoy the exotic tastes of our meals, especially our desserts. If you still have energy left you can share moments of music and conversation in the bar whilst having a cocktail or enjoy the sounds of the rainforest surrounding you from your hammock.

After a long day full of activity you will enjoy the comfort of you bungalows hammocks. You can also recover with a massage by the lodges’ qualified masseurs.

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Corto Maltes Lodge

Day 3: Gamitada island “Project for the Rescue of Cultural Values”

8am: Breakfast and free time to have a bath in the pool or maybe buy some exclusive Amazon handicrafts and jewelry in our shop.

10am: We will follow the course of the river for approximately 1,5 hours in order to visit a native community. Occasionally we can see monkeys, river turtles, caimans and various birds in the dense vegetation of the riverbanks. We will also see some medicinal plants. (Sangre de Grado, Oje, Capirona)

The “Project for the Rescue of Cultural Values” supports the local native community “Palma Real”. It is the biggest with approximately 200 families of the Ese’eja tribe.

his project, located at Gamitada island works together with two families that will introduce us to the cultural values of their ancestors, their language, their customs, their garments and their dances. In an era where globalization rapidly changes traditional societies this is a great opportunity to have direct contact with this tribe of ancient warriors and hunters. As well as a chance to support them economically with the purchase of some of their handmade products

1pm: Circumnavigating the Gamatida Island we can occasionally see animals escaping the human presence. Afterwards we will visit a chakra (local term for farm). We will get to know a variety of tropical fruits and other local products (Cocoa, bananas, café, cocona). Here we will also have lunch consisting of a typical Amazon dish.

The chacarero(farmer) will also let us taste some of the fruits that will later be taken to the city of Puerto Maldonado for consumption.

Upon return to the lodge you will surely enjoy a bath in our swimming pool; maybe with a cocktail that might also serve as an aperitif for dinner.

8pm: Dinner is served. After dinner you can retire to our bar to have some tropical cocktails, relax chit-chatting in our reclining seats at the central terrace or have a bath in the pool underneath the shining Amazon sky.

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Corto Maltes Lodge

Day 4: Adios Corto Maltes Amazonia

After breakfast its time to say goodbye to the setting and staff of Corto Maltes Amazonia. Your guide will accompany you on your way back to the city. We will pass by our office again to recollect the baggage left. Following that we will visit the local market to show you agricultural products of the region; especially fruits of the Amazon. Afterwards our personnel will accompany you to the airport wishing that your stay was as pleasant for you as it was for us to show you this beautiful corner of Peru.

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What is Included:

  • Transfer from Hotel in Cusco to Cusco Airport
  • Transfer from Puerto Maldonado Airport to Lodge and return to Puerto Maldonado Airport
  • River transportation on the Rio Madre de Dios
  • Entrance fee to Sandoval Lake is now included in this new price of $395
  • Accommodation in Bugalows on double basis with private bathroom
  • Full Board Meals at the lodge.( Vegetarian option by request )
  • Water and typical natural beverages
  • Excursions with expert Jungle Guides in English
  • Life vests, rubber boots.

What is not Included:

  • Flight Tickets Package does not Include flights but we can give quotes on request and put this all together as a package with Electrnoic tickets for you if desired
  • see additional options
  • Single rooms with a extra room payments.
  • Extra Drinks, snacks
  • Tips are Optional at your discretion.

We recommend that you bring

  • A small rucksack
  • Lightweight, tightweave long cotton pants & long -sleaved cotton shirts
  • A fleece and a windbreaker are advisable for cool evenings
  • Light raingear (poncho) for sudden downpours
  • Sneakers or other low heeled walking shoes are essential
  • Sunhat / glasses, sunscreen
  • Insect repellent is a must, preferably with 20% deet
  • A water bottle
  • Good binoculars and a flashlight or headlight
  • Personal gear, toiletries, cameras, 400 exp film
  • Your passport, yellow fever certificate and extra money in plastic bags
  • A few energy snacks will be useful
  • If you have extra large sized feet we may not be able to find rubber boots in your size for the muddy trails as they are generally not available in Peru….so please bring old shoes for the muddy trails.

Additional options

  • FLIGHT TICKETS :
  • Package does not Include flights but we can give quotes on request and put this all together as a package with Electrnoic tickets for you if desired.

Please note

  • Bus transport from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado is generally overnight and a recommended company is Movil Tours
  • Flights from Lima or Cusco to Puerto Maldonado Star Peru, Lan Peru or Taca

Frequently Asked Questions

  • FLIGHT TICKETS :
  • Package does not Include flights but we can give quotes on request and put this all together as a package with Electrnoic tickets for you if desired.:

Booking Information

  • First.- Before you book a tour we urge you to read all the information, descriptions, general details, booking conditions and tour notes.
  • AVAILABILITY: "DAILY DEPARTURES depending on availability. so book well in advance"
  • Step 1.-BOOKING YOUR TOUR
  • CLICK ON: http://sastravel.online-booking.co/registration.php
  • Step 2.- Select the tour and complete your personal details.(Registration is personal) If you are travelling as a couple, or with more persons you must book together and pay your booking deposit with one reservation code. But please complete details of your companion or group on lines below: Travelling with: (Please write Full names, Passport number, Age,Nationality, skype/phone). Once you finish sending us all your details you will receive a Reservation Code (eg: 240611001). Then you just need to pay a booking deposit, pay for 2 or more person in your group with 1 reservation code so we can secure all of you in a same group together.
  • Please note: If you are travelling alone you are obliged to pay the Single supplement US$ 65.00 extra for single room.
  • Then you must pay your booking deposit as until we receive a payment your reservation is not confirmed. It is only so we can find the full reservation details at the exact time of payment. The last spaces in the group will be guaranteed in order of payments received so it is best to pay for all people in your group together with 1 reservation code, so that we can guarantee your date.
  • Step 3 .-HOW TO MAKE A BOOKING DEPOSIT TO CONFIRM YOUR RESERVATION.
  • Please note if your are needing to pay urgently you can skype sas.travel with your credit card details for immediate payment and CONFIRMATION. Otherwise choose the option below that suits you best.
  • deposit option 1.- PAY A DEPOSIT with WESTERN UNION: Transfer US$ 200.00 per person.
  • Western Union is the cheapest way to send money (up to USD$ 999.00 per transaction) if you are from the US. I understand you can do this via Western Union online service for only about $6 fee when it is indicated as a non immediate pickup and using a checking account. You make the payment to: Irwin POMA FLORES.
  • RECEIVER'S FIRST NAME: Irwin
  • RECEIVER'S PATERNAL NAME: POMA
  • RECEIVER'S MATERNAL NAME: FLORES
  • COUNTRY: (Peru)
  • (This is the only person authorized to receive Western Union Payments for SAS Travel -Peru so only use these details.)
  • However if you are going to send larger amounts it has to be done via a Western Union office. Upon transferring the money email us the email confirmation reciept from Western Union with your reservation code and amount paid to: robyn@sastravelperu.com, reservas@sastravelperu.com and caja@sastravelperu.com -to confirm your booking deposit.
  • deposit option 2.-http://sastravel.online-booking.co/pay.php ONLINE with MASTER CARD,VISA .- USD$ 210.00 per person (USD$ 200.00 + 5% card charge) Payments by credit card will carry a surcharge of 5%. (Visa card holder MUST BE affiliated to Verified by Visa)
  • deposit option 3.- ONLINE http://sastravel.online-booking.co/pay.php with PAY PAL .- USD$ 222.60 per person (USD$ 200.00 + 6% PAY PAL FEE) Payments by PAY PAL must include the additional 6% surcharge and the confirmation from Pay Pal needs to be emailed to robyn@sastravelperu.com and reservas@sastravelperu.com or feel free to Skype us: sas.travel
  • deposit option 4.- bank transfer has large fees so best to pay as one FULL PAYMENT. ie $370 base price per person and only if you are 6 or more to make fees worth it. - Transferring money to a Bank in Peru Bank in Peru:
  • Banco Continental BBVA Peru. Swift Code: BCONPEPL
  • Branch: Cuenta de Ahorros USD$ Account Name: Marquez Viajes y Servicios EIRL.
  • Account Number: 0011 0200 0100098293 32 Address: Avenue el SOL 366 Cusco-Peru.
  • (Please add a USD$ 40.00 Bank fee that is taken from this end by the Peruvian bank.)
  • Best for group booking ie 5 person mínimum Please send us an email to receive bank details.
  • Or if you have an Australian bank account there are no extra fees for 2014 to transfer to our Australian Bank account. Please email robyn@sastravelperu.com or skype sas.travel to receive the Westpac bank details. This can only be for a domestic bank transfer within Australia. If done internationally a fee of $40 will be charged.
  • As soon as we receive your deposit we will proceed purchasing your Permits, tickets for Huaynapicchu if requested. We will send you a final confirmation of your tour with detailed information within 12 working hours. If you don`t receive your Confirmation within 18 hours please send an email to: robyn@sastravelperu.com or feel free to Skype: sas.travel or call us.
  • FINAL PAYMENT: You must pay the full balance of your tour 1 month before the date of your tour departure using any of the payment options above. If you need to amend or add anything to your final confirmation invoice ie upgrade hotel Aguas Calientes etc you should contact us at least 6 weeks prior to the tour. This is done by responding to the email with your final confirmation and indicating any extra ítems to be added and then we can adjust your invoice accordingly and reconfirm the exact balance you need to pay by emailing you within that week. (you need to add the 5% credit card comission or 6% Pay pal commission or other fees depending on which payment method you choose.
  • You then can enter the same ONLINE SYSTEM http://sastravel.online-booking.co/pay.php with your reservation reference code or contact us for bank details. Once we receive your payment in full we send you a further email with your confirmation and last minute details.
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  • Travel Insurance: We recommend you to obtain a personal Travel Insurance, including Medical Problems, Baggage loss or damage. If you need help to find a travel Insurance Company please contact: Eg, Nomad Travel Insurances.

Terms & Conditions

  • CONDITIONS Corto Maltes Lodge 4Day/3Night -Puerto Maldonado.
  • 1.- FINAL PAYMENT: You must pay the full balance of your tour 1 month before the date of your tour departure using any of the payment options above. If you need to amend or add anything to your final confirmation invoice ie upgrade hotel Aguas Calientes etc you should contact us at least 6 weeks prior to the tour. This is done by responding to the email with your final confirmation and indicating any extra ítems to be added and then we can adjust your invoice accordingly and reconfirm the exact balance you need to pay by emailing you within that week. (you need to add the 5% credit card comission or 6% Pay pal commission or relevant fees depending on which payment method you choose.
  •  You then can enter the same ONLINE SYSTEM http://sastravel.online-booking.co/pay.php
  • with your reservation reference code or contact us for bank details. Once we receive your payment in full we send you a further email with your confirmation and voucher.
  • 2.- COST OF TOUR: Prices are per person and based on Double accommodation.
  • If you are travelling alone you are obliged to pay the Single supplement US$ 65.00 extra for single room.
  • Children 3 to 11 years (inclusive) are charged only 50%.
  • 3.- NOT INCLUDED:
  •  Flight Tickets :Package does not Include flights but we can give quotes on request and put this all together as a package with Electronic tickets for you if desired . see additional options
  •  Airport Tax US$6 from Puerto Maldonado
  • 4.- Bring your Passport, Immigration card to our office on arrival to Cusco. If you are taking a flight directly from Lima to Puerto Maldonado you need to scan your photo page of your passport to us at or before the time of final payment. You will not receive the immigration entrance card until arrival to Lima so will need to send a photo or scan of this to us after arrival. This is not an issue if you are doing further tours with us from Cusco after the jungle.
  • 5.- Changes to schedules or dates can only be made if there is availability in the alternative date and authorized by the lodge.
  • 6.- You are strongly recommended to obtain TRAVEL INSURANCE
  • 7.- IN CASE OF FLIGHT CANCELLATION If the flight Lima or Cusco to Puerto Maldonado is cancelled owing to bad weather then the guest loses the first night in the Lodge. If the plane is cancelled Puerto Maldonado/Cusco or Lima the guests must pay for any additional costs incurred during this extra night and boat transportation.
  • No refund can be given and the guest is responsable for the costs of the additional night in Lima or Cusco. If cancellation is due to flight company mechanical issue of the aircraft they will generally provide accommodation compensation, and you need to request this directly from them.
  • Cancellation of flights have their own conditions with each booking depending on the tarif class.
  • 8.- CANCELATIONS by CLIENT:
  • Bookings cancelled within 2 months and 1 month loose 50% of the deposit.
  • Cancellation within 1month and 8 days loose 60% of the total tour cost.
  • Cancellation within 8 days of tour lodge charges no show ie total tour cost.
  • We can always provide you with a document to certify illness and present for your travel insurance
  • 9.- The Lodge HAS THE RIGHT:
  • To make any change in the itinerary when deemed necessary or caused by changes in air schedules.
  • To accept or decline any persons as members of a tour.
  • To fill unoccupied space on its boats and airplanes with its guides, staff and cargo.
  • The LODGE and/or their employees act only as agents for the passenger in regard to travel, whether by car, boat, or airplane and assume no liability for injury, damage, loss, accident, delay, or irregularity that may be caused either by reasons of defect in the vehicle or for any reasons engaged in conveying the client or carrying out the arrangements of the tour. They can accept no responsibility for losses or additional expenses due to delay or changes in air or other services, sickness, weather, strike, war, quarantine, or other causes. All such expenses will have to be borne by the passenger
  • 10.- SAS Travel cannot take responsibility for additional costs due to unfavorable weather conditions, natural catastrophe, strikes, accidents, illness, injury, loss of personal items, etc. It is the clients responsibility to carry insurance to cover these types of events. We reserve the right to modify or cancel the program due to any of the unforeseen conditions listed above.
  •  I have read and accept the conditions.
  • NOTE .- You should carry your passport and valuables in a zip locked plastic bag on the tour, to ensure they don´t get damaged.