✓ Metal canteen 1lt
✓ Towel for face and hands
✓ Toiletries and personal medications
✓ Trekking shoes, tennis shoes and flip flops
✓ Flashlight, spare batteries, adapter and charger
✓ Cabana or cap, sunglasses, sunscreen
✓ Insect repellent (recommended with 40% or more DEET)
✓ Raincoat, poncho and umbrella
✓ Loose-fitting clothing in environmentally friendly colors (not white): long-sleeved shirts, long pants, cotton socks and underwear, bathing suit.
✓ Warm clothes when cold fronts
✓ Binoculars; Minimum increase of 8×25, with strap to wear them hanging on our neck
✓ Imaging camera, adapter and charger; with strap to wear them hanging on our neck
✓ Large backpack and backpack, plastic bags
✓ Toilet paper for the first day of the trip, in a plastic bag
✓ Small denominations of money for incidentals and tips
Duration: Total time 9 ½ hours including mainly the bus trip; without considering the informative stops. Leaving the city of Cusco (3400 masl / 11156ft) very early in the morning in one of our land transports. Touring the interesting inter-Andean valleys and Andean communities. We will visit the Pre-Inca site, then we will arrive at the town of Paucartambo (3025masl/9924ft) with a Spanish colonial architecture; Folkloric capital of Cusco and visit to the interesting museum. Continuing we arrive at the Acjanaco pass (4000masl/13123ft) from here we descend to the Cloud Forest to enjoy our lunch along the way, this is a place with many endemic species such as the Gallito de las Rocas the national bird of Peru so We will visit an observation platform (1600masl/5000ft), we will also be able to observe orchids, bromeliads and tree ferns, and continuing we will arrive at our accommodation in the cloud forest where we will spend the first night of our tour. Overnight in accommodations: (700 masl)
Duration: total time of 9 hours, mainly including the bus and boat trip; without considering the informative stops. After our very early breakfast, we continue on our bus passing through Pillcopata (527 m / 1729 ft) and then we arrive at the port of Atalaya (500 masl / 1640 ft) located on the banks of the Alto Madre de Dios river, from there we start to navigate the creek. to have the opportunity to enjoy the great diversity of bird species such as herons, vultures, cormorants and visit the Amazonian pond of Machuhuasi with a great opportunity to see the "shansho" or Hoatzin and more different birds, then we return to our boat to navigate to the hot springs to enjoy our lunch here and then continuing by boat we are arriving at our accommodation at El Dorado Lodge (300masl / 986ft), during the navigation we can enjoy our lunch on the boat. We have the opportunity to visit the observation platform in the area of the mammal clay lick, arriving after a hike through the trail system from the lodge which is located at the beginning of the lowland rainforest. Overnight in accommodations: Dorado Lodge (300 masl / 986 ft).
Duration: total time 10 hours, including mainly the bus ride; not contemplating stops for lunch or restrooms. With the first light of the day we begin to travel by boat in the direction of the Manu National Park entering just after the confluence of the Alto Madre de Dios and Manu rivers, we will stop briefly at the Limonal ranger station (310 masl / 1017ft) to sign the guest book of the Reserve Zone. Returning to our boat, we will go up the Manu River and at the same time we will enjoy our breakfast, leaving behind the western facilities to enter the tourist area for approximately 5 hours to the Salvador oxbowl, where we will spend the next two nights at the Casa Machiguenga. During the navigation we can enjoy our lunch and at the same time a great variety of birds such as macaws, egrets, spoonbills and good chances of seeing capybaras, alligators, turtles, monkeys eating from the trees in the surroundings, and with more luck a wild cat sunbathing on the beaches. After arriving, we can go on a wildlife hike along the great trail system in this pristine rainforest. We will spend the night in the accommodations: Casa Machiguenga (370 masl / 1213 feet)
According to the reservation list at the limonal ranger station, we are allowed to visit Salvador lake by catamaran with the best chance of meeting the giant otters family there, then we continue to explore the surroundings from virgin jungle along the trail system to return. to our accommodation for lunch at Casa Machiguenga, after having the opportunity to interact with our Machiguenga friends and their culture, after dinner we can visit the mammal clay lick. Overnight in the accommodation: Casa Machiguenga (370masl/1213ft)
Duración: tiempo total 6 horas, incluido principalmente el viaje en barco; no contemplando paradas informativas y para servicios de aseos. Después de nuestro desayuno muy temprano y esperando hasta que nuestro bote esté listo, comenzaremos a navegar río abajo por el río Manu hasta la estación de guardabosques Limonal (310 msnm / 1017 pies) durante aproximadamente 4 horas. Llegaremos al acceso para visitar el lago Blanco (320 msnm / 1049ft) usando el catamarán para tener otra oportunidad de encontrar a la familia de nutrias gigantes aquí, de regreso a nuestro bote y bajando por el arroyo del río Madre de Dios llegaremos a nuestro alojamiento en el Lodge. Después de la cena Después de un breve descanso vamos a dar un paseo hasta la collpa de mamíferos, donde buscamos monos, venados y otros animales que visitan la collpa. Después de regresar al albergue exploramos el bosque en una caminata nocturna para ver insectos, ranas y serpientes. Noche en Maquisapayoj Lodge (habitaciones dobles con baño privado), noche opcional en la plataforma del salar. Pernocte en los alojamientos: Maquisapayoc Lodge (320msnm/1049ft)
Today we get up very early to go down the stream by boat to the beginning of the path that takes us to the famous Blanquillo macaw clay lick. From a very impressive structure we are waiting for the macaws, parrots and parakeets to arrive to lick the minerals. on this site and at the same time we can enjoy our breakfast. When the activity is over, we go to our boat and continue sailing upstream to visit the canopy forest tower, back to the lodges for lunch and a short rest, we can go by boat to visit the Camungo oxbow lake in search of find a different family of giant otters. here, and then back by boat to the lodges for dinner. Overnight at accommodation: Blanquillo (320masl/1049ft)
Duration: Total time 13 hours including mainly boat travel and ground transportation; not contemplating information stops and toilet services. After a very early breakfast, we take our boat to start navigating for approximately 4 hours down the Madre de Dios River to the town of Colorado, where we will take our ground transportation for approximately 1 hour and a half to the port to take a boat to cross the Inambari River to the small town of Santa Rosa, where our bus awaits us to drive back to Cusco. We travel on the paved Transoceanic through the cloud forest and up into the Andes, with a spectacular view of the Ausangate Mountain in the afternoon. We arrive in Cusco in the afternoon; transfer to your hotel. Optional: Return to Lima by flight.