Day 1: Cusco – Amazon Pona Lodge.
We leave Cusco early in the morning in our private car adapted for the route with mountains and jungle, in the course of the trip we will pass many places of tourist attraction such as: Ninamarca funeral towers which is a pre-Inca construction of the Lupaca Kindong, then we will be passing through the valley of Paucartambo and a small town of paucartambo known as the folkloric capital of Peru, then we will arrive at the Ajanaco pass which is the beginning of the Manu National Park from this point we will descend to the Amazon rainforest; going through a unique cloud forest in the world. In this area we will make short stops and hikes to see exotic birds of the cloud forest especially the Peruvian Naational bird the Andean Cock-of-the-rocks, toucans, tanagers and mammals and monkes like: Grey Wooly Monkeys and Brown Capuchin Monkeys and coaties, with good Sloths bear and a variety of flowers and orchids. arriving at sunset to Our Lodge. L.D.
Day 2: Amazon Pona Lodge – Papaya Lodge.
After breakfast at the lodge we continue our trip in our private car to the fluvial port of Atalaya, from there we start our trip in a motorized boat through the Madre de Dios River to the Natural hot springs and then to the next lodge, the trip will be for 4 to 5 hours by boat, on the way we can see many species of birds such as herons, macaws, toucans, kingfishers, etc. and animals like the capybara (largest rodent in the world) and to enjoy the beautiful Amazonian landscape, in the afternoon we will arrive at the lodge.
At the lodge we will have a short break to relax from the long journey in the boat, later we make a little walk along the trails of the Lodge looking for insects, birds, mammals, monkeys; then we return for dinner. B.L.D.
Day 3: Papaya Lodge.
This day after breakfast we start our hike to a beautiful primary forest with our daily backpack carrying mineral water, snacks, lunch and our travel equipment such as camera, binoculars, telescope and machete, to explore the jungle to see birds like: Blue and Yellow macaw, Red and Green macaw, Scarlet macaws, toucans, woodpeckers, eagles, antbirds, hummingbirds, tanagers, etc. Here you can see up to 8 species of monkeys like: Brown Capuchin monkey, Dasky Titi monkey, red howler monkey, sadle back tamarin. Tree frogs, snakes, and a great variety of medicinal plants and giant trees. The guide explains everything about the functions of the flora and fauna. And in the afternoon we go for a walk looking for more monkeys and birds until it gets dark and then we can look for nocturnal wildlife; Spiders, tarantulas, frogs, snakes, alligators, nocturnal monkeys and more insects and then return to the lodge for dinner. B.LD.
Day 4: Papaya Lodge – Soga de Oro Lodge.
After a breakfast in an Amazonian style We started to return by boat along the same Madre de Dios River to the ” Golden Rope Lodge ” for our lunch lunch. In the afternoon we visit a small Machuwasi lake, here we do our activity looking for more animals like: the Capybara which is the largest rodent in the world, birds that live in Amazonian lakes such as the prehistoric bird Hoatzin (shansho), crying unicorn (camungo) , toucans and many more birds; and you will enjoy driving the Amazon-style topa rafts, here we will stay until dark to see more alligators, snakes and frogs at night and then return to the lodge for dinner. B.L.D.
Day 5: Soga de Oro Lodge – Cusco.
Very early we left the lodge to a beautiful collpa of parrots and macaws (this clay is a place rich in minerals, where many species of birds visit frequently in the mornings). After enjoying this scenario, we return to the lodge for breakfast and then return to the fluvial port of Atalaya and from here we return in our private car to Cusco, end of the trip. B.L.
The tour includes:
- Private bus.
- Private boat.
- Tickets to the places visited such as hot springs, shelters and lakes.
- Native bilingual Spanish and English professional Guide.
- 3 meals per day (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
- Snacks (fruits, cookies, juices and sweets).
- Camping equipment such as tables, chairs, ponchos, rubber boots.
What the tourist needs to bring:
- Photographic camera.
- Flashlight with extra batteries.
- Mosquito repellent minimum 25% poison.
- Toilet paper (for forest baths).
- A little silver.
- Dark or camouflaged clothing.
- One whole drink or bottle of water.
- A sun cap.
- Water sandals.
- Small daily backpack.
- Bath linen and towel (for hot water).
- Does not include the first breakfast or the last dinner.