Cusco Amazon tours 04 days
Day 01: Cusco – Bambu Lodge
At 6:00 a.m. we will pick you up from the hotel, and then we will keep going through part of sacred valley until we get the first pass which is located at 3700 m. a. s. l. Ninamarca which is Pre-Inca site. After this we go down visiting Paucartambo a nice village which 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 get to 760 m.a.s.l. at the lodge located in Hill forest. So this day we will spend mostly in the Cloud forest.
Day 02: Bambu Lodge – Manu lowland
We start early in the morning where we will start to see many birds around the lodge among parrots, tanagers, flycatchers, hummingbirds; different types of tropical fruits that local people plant around this valley, after this short walking we have breakfast.
After this nice morning we start to leave to the next lodge where we will go spotting wildlife on the road then we will take a motorized canoe going down stream Madre de Dios River until we get the lodge where we will go exploring the trails of the rainforest.
Day 03: Clay-lick of parrots and exploring Amazon trails – Lagoon
By the morning we start spotting the fauna and we visit a Clay-lick of Parrots and Macaws, a beautiful place where they go to eat the clay in order they neutralize the toxins that they get from seeds and fruits. After this we go back for a nice breakfast and then we visit the trails around the lodge looking for some more animals.
By the afternoon we visit an oxbow lake which is about five minutes by canoe to see many more animals in wildlife, like the Hoatzin which is the archaeopteryx bird, very particular and interesting bird, butterflies, monkeys, Toucans and some others, after this we go back to the lodge to enjoy dinner and our last night at the lodge in the Rainforest.
Day 04: Manu Lowland – Cusco
Today we leave by the morning after nice breakfast and we are still in the chances to see much more wildlife of the Rainforest on the way of Cloud forest we take boat and car. A nice day going across the Amazon Basin and part of the high Andes with beautiful and unforgettable views of Cloud forest and landscapes, so we can take some pictures, having lunch by the nature on the way back and making some stops by the Andes arriving to Cusco around 5:00 pm or 6:00 pm.
- Rubber boots
- Naturalist guide – English and Spanish
- Snacks juices and mineral water Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
- Lodging Private bus and boat
- Accommodation in Twins (if you would like a single room you will have to had USD $ 30 for the whole trip)
- Best time traveling by Manu National Park is since April to November.
- What to bring?
- Light cloths
- T-shirts with long sleeves (cotton)
- Sun glasses
- Sun block
- Insect repellent
- Camera (the guide will tell you where to charge your batteries in this trip)
- Bottle of water (we will provide you water for drinking every day)
- And Binoculars