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Parrot Clay Lick Tour
US$ 45
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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Experience the incredible wildlife of Puerto Maldonado on this unique tour: watch vividly colourful parrots and macaws feed on a clay lick at sunrise.

Parrots in the Peruvian jungle
Birds feeding on the clay at Cachuela
Parrots close to the clay lick, or collpa
Eating the clay of the collpa
Madre de Dios River from above
Madre de Dios River in the Amazon Rainforest

Parrot Clay Lick Tour

You'll be picked up from your hotel in Puerto Maldonado between 4 am and 4:40 am and taken to the nearby Madre de Dios River, a short ten minute drive away.

The early start will be worth it as you drive around the river and watch the sun begin to rise over Puerto Maldonado. The breathtaking colours of dawn over the Amazon Jungle will make for a postcard perfect image! Arriving at the clay lick, known locally as a collpa, you'll stand and wait for the brightly coloured parrots to appear acfor their morning feed on the clay wall.

Spend an hour watching as the different species of parrot and macaw "lick the clay" of the collpa. You'll be left speechless by their incredible colours!

At the end of your tour to the collpa and having seen numerous tropical birds, you'll make the return journey to Puerto Maldonado. If you're lucky, on the way back, you'll get to see some of the region's most popular animals: sloths!

You'll be dropped back off at your hotel between 7 am and 8 am.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

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Price

Adults Children between 4 and 11 years old Children under 4
US$ 45
US$ 40.50
not permitted
  • Adults

    US$ 45
  • Children between 4 and 11 years old

    US$ 40.50
  • Children under 4

    not permitted

More Information

Duration

4 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Transport by minibus.

English speaking guide.

Entrance to the collpa (clay lick).

When to book?

You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

No, not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 45
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.