This adventure tour is beginning in the historic city of Cusco, that offers a range of activities as it takes you through colonial towns, jungle villages, into the incredible biological diversity of the Amazon basin. You can also opt to tailor your experience according to your preferences. Whatever you preference, the incredible biological diversity of the cloud forest is sure to delight you, with its abundant plant, animal and bird life.
Runs from March to December, the price for this trip Please contact us
Travel insurance is a requirement for all clients
Day 1: Cusco – Amazon Pona Lodge.
We leave from Cusco at 5:30AM by our private van, first stopping to visit the pre Inca burial towers of Ninamarca. We then drive through the mountains to Tres Cruces, the highest point and entrance to Manu National Park. From here we will continue into the Cloud Forest and at fog forest we will explore for around 3 to 4 hours to observe the National bird of Peru, (the cock of the rock), the biggest monkey in Peru (woolly monkeys) and to observe different types of bromeliads and beautiful orchids, then we arrive to our lodge where we will sleep in our beautiful and rustic lodge.
Accommodation: Amazon Pona Lodge
Meals: Lunch (Box Lunch) Dinner
Day 2: Amazon Pona Lodge – Soga de Oro Lodge.
After breakfast we will continue by private bus to Atalaya. On the way we will stop to observe a coca plantation, we will also stop at a view point where you can get a good overview of the jungle and river. From Atalaya we leave by motorized boat to our lodge. A long the boat trip we will see many different kind of animals, birds, plants and flowers.
In the afternoon we will visit Machuwasi Lake where we will take a balsa raft and see the pre-historic Hoatzin bird, watch the beautiful sunset,(included night expeditions) to see tarantulas, different types of spiders, poisonous frogs, tree frogs, snakes, alligators, night monkeys, armadillos and boas.
We will spend the night in our rustic at Soga de Oro Lodge.
Accommodation: Soga de Oro Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3: Soga de Oro Lodge - Cusco.
We will leave early to visit the parrot clay lick, after breakfast we will walk in the jungle for several hours and see different animals, birds such as tiger heron, eagle, flycatcher, kingfisher etc. and many different kinds of plants and flowers.
We will return to Atalaya by boat where our private bus will be waiting to take us back to Cusco.
We return to Cusco via the cloud forest and Paucartambo. We will arrive back in Cusco in the late afternoon.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
. Private transport van and boat
. Rubber boots
. All camping equipment
. Qualified bilingual native guide with own equipment
. Mineral water
. First aid kit
. 3 meals per day
. Entrance to the accommodation
. Rain coat or Rain poncho
You will need to bring:
. Repellent with a minimum of 30% deet
. Camera with extra batteries
. Flash Light with extra batteries
. Sun lotion
. Pocket Money
. Water bottle
. Sun hat
. Toilet paper
. Dark clothes
Pre-departure briefing the night before of your trip at your hotel with your tour guide.