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Available

Duration

4 Days

Tour Type
Culture Zone

Max. Baggage
10 kg.

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This 4-day adventure in the Cultural Zone begins in Cusco, crossing the cloud forest to enter the Manu. Then we go by boat from Puerto Atalaya to Cocha Machuwasi, where we will observe the shansho, monkeys and reptiles. Later we will go in search of colorful parrot and macaw clay licks, then we will sail by boat to Cocha Maravilla and from a platform we will observe the species that inhabit this area.

  • DAY 01: CUSCO - CLOUD FOREST - PAUCARTAMBO – PILCOPATA LODGE.

    We pick up from your hotel very early in the morning from 5:30 a.m. at 6:00 a.m. in our comfortable and private bus. On the way, we visit the funerary towers or Chullpas de Ninamarca at 3750 meters above sea level and a brief visit to Paucartambo, a folkloric town, a colonial bridge. We ascend to area of Paucartambo, the Acjanaco sector. (4000 m.s.n.m) This is the point of entry to the Manu National Park. Then we descend through the mysterious cloud forest, which hosts a great variety of flora and fauna, full of beautiful orchids, heliconias and primitive ferns. We toke a walk to give you the opportunity to witness the Cock of the Rocks (Rupícola Peruviana) in the ritual of mating. There are also possibilities to observe Trogones (Trogon sp.), Quetzales (Pharomachrus sp.) In addition, much more and if we are lucky we can observe Spectacled Bear (Tremantus Ornatos). In the afternoon, we arrive at a village called Pilcopata at 550 meters above sea level in our typical lodge that is outside the town with private bathrooms and showers where we will spend the night.

  • DAY 02: PILCOPATA LODGE- ATALAYA – MACHUWASI LAKE– PAITITI LODGE.

    After a delicious breakfast, we continue our trip by bus to Atalaya for 45 minutes, height of 490 m.s.n.m, where we will embark by boat for 30 minutes to the Paititi lodge, where we will spend the night in our typical lodge with private bathrooms and showers. On the way, we will observe a variety of animals. After the delicious lunch, in the afternoon we will go to the Cocha Machuwasi, where we will ride a catamaran typical of the area, to observe a variety of birds such as the Shansho (Ophisthocomus hoazín), monkeys, reptiles, dwarf alligators and insects, and perhaps some ronsocos (Hydrochaerus hydrochaeris). At night, we have the optional night trekking program. Night in Hostel with private bathrooms and showers available.

  • DIA 03: PARROTS CLAY LICK – LAKE MARAVILLA.

    Very early ,we left by boat until the clay lick of green parrots (Wall of clay with minerals) where 3 to 4 species of parrots are observed, then we return in boat where we will have a walk inside the forest, arriving to the private lagoon or cocha maravilla from a platform we can see a variety of birds, monkeys, small reptiles, dwarf alligators and insects. In the afternoon, we return to our hostel for lunch. At night, we will have night walks. Night in hostel with bathrooms and private showers.

  • DAY 04: PAITITI LODGE - ATALAYA - CUSCO.

    After our delicious breakfast we unfortunately return by boat from the Paititi lodge to Atalaya, where the bus awaits us to return to Cusco, again passing through the mysterious cloud forest to the city Imperial of Cusco. (Approximate arrival at 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.)

Included services

  • Private bus transport.
  • Private river transport.
  • Specialized professional guide.
  • With telescope and binoculars.
  • Food, D.A.C. and snack.
  • Security team.
  • nights in comfortable lodges and private bathrooms.
  • First aid kit.
  • Mineral water.
  • Professional crew and crew member.
  • Professional chef.
  • Entrance fee ticket to tourist attractions.
  • Recharge of batteries to solar panel.
  • A pair of hiking boots.

Does not include:

  • Breakfast on the first day.
  • Alcoholic beverages, soft drinks and water the first day.

What we recommend to take

  • Thick clothes (cold sunrise by the river).
  • Rain gear.
  • Water bottle.
  • Binoculars.
  • Sunblock.
  • Flashlight or torch with extra batteries.
  • Hat or hat.
  • Shirt with long sleeves and long pants.
  • Mosquito repellent at least 10% deet.
  • Sandals, swimwear and towel.
  • Personal hygiene equipment (toilet paper).
  • Extra money.

This 4-day adventure in the Cultural Zone begins in Cusco, crossing the cloud forest to enter the Manu. Then we go by boat from Puerto Atalaya to Cocha Machuwasi, where we will observe the shansho, monkeys and reptiles. Later we will go in search of colorful parrot and macaw clay licks, then we will sail by boat to Cocha Maravilla and from a platform we will observe the species that inhabit this area.

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