Amazon wildlife tours 06 days
In by bus and out by plane
Day 01 Cusco – Cock of the Rock Lodge
6:00 a.m. We will pick you up from the hotel, and then we will keep going through the sacred valley until we get the first pass, which is located at 4200 m.a.s.l. (Chawaytiri) after the high altitude we go down visiting Paucartambo a nice village that is the middle point between the Andes and the Jungle with a very interesting history.
After one hour left Paucartambo we will be on the second pass which is Acjanaco 3560 m.a.s.l. where we will start to see part of the Amazon basin in Peru, from this altitude we will be descending until we are 1450 m.a.s.l. at the lodge located in the Cloud Forest. So in this last part we will have chances to see wildlife because we are in the habitat of the South American Spectacle bear, Brown capuchin Monkeys Scaly napped parrots, a lot of hummingbirds, snakes, Flowers, Bromeliads, Orchids, amazing landscapes covered by clouds.
Day 02 Cock of the rock lodge – Hummingbird Lodge
We leave the best valley for Coca leaves named Kosñipata Valley, this day we have three hours by car and six hours navigating on Madre De Dios River. This is a river that flow in to the Amanzon river by Brasil and then to the Atlantic ocean, we will have box lunch with us going by Madre de Dios river, by boat until we get to hummingbird lodge which is a lodge located very close to Boca Manu village.
Day 03 Hummingbird lodge – Casa Matsiguenka – Manu National Park – Oxbow Lake
We leave early in the morning. This would be our big day for us going up stream the Manu River. Taking all the advantage to see wildlife in the rainforest where we will be enjoying the real hidden paradise of the world breathing the nature and aroma (at 350 m.a.s.l.) in about four hours we get to Casa Machiguenga (a campsite in Manu National Park with basic services) where some local people will be waiting for us.
By the afternoon, we will visit an Oxbow Lake expecting to see giant river otters, caimans, monkeys and many birds.
Day 04 Manu National Park – Tambo Blanquillo lodge
This day we will be visiting another Oxbow lake of Manu National Park. In order, we increase our chances to see more wildlife spotting a special habitat of Giant River Otters, Caimans, birds, Monkeys, turtles and many more animals in wildlife then we will go downstream by Manu River and Madre de Dios River getting to Blanquillo lodge by the afternoon and visiting a Clay lick of Tapir.
Day 05 Clay lick of Macaws (Blanquillo) and exploring the Trails of Tambo Blanquillo Lodge.
This is one of the best mornings to see the total natural activity of the Parrots, Parakeets and Macaws. Where we can enjoy an exceptional view of fifty meters approximately (a blind where we will have breakfast), flying and perching around the Macaw’s clay lick here, we do also have some other chances to see more wildlife of Monkeys, Tapir or any other animals around there, after this we will go back to the lodge for lunch.
By the afternoon, we will visit some trails of the rainforest and visiting oxbow lake expecting to see the river otters one more time.
Day 06 Tambo Blanquillo Lodge – Puerto Maldonado
Early in the morning, we leave to Cuzco. Therefore, we take our motorized canoe for about three hours and then a car until the famous high way that goes across South America that integrates Peru and Brazil, since here it will take about two hours and thirty minutes to get to the airport of Puerto Maldonado, where you can take the flight to Cusco.
- Rubber boots
- Entrance to Manu National Park
- Naturalist guide – English Language (Telescope, books)
- Snacks juices and mineral water
- Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
- Private bus and boat
- Entrance to Macaw’s Clay-lick & Oxbow lakes
- Flight ticket Puerto Maldonado to Cusco
- Alcoholic drinks
- Best time traveling by Manu National Park April to November.
- What to bring.
- Light cloths
- T-shirts with long sleeves (cotton)
- Sun block
- Insect repellent