Aside from your thrilling journey to Cusco and Machu Picchu, there are other very interesting sites in Peru that we can connect you right away, starting at your arrival in Lima the capital city and travelling to great sites such: Lake Titicaca, or to the Amazon jungle, or to the mysterious Nazca lines, a tailor made trip for you all!
A journey that will allow you to be there back into the nature of the tropical rainforest, to appreciate the wildlife and exuberant and lush flora of the amazon, navigating by boat through those rivers, and in a comfortable lodge and hotel. The next days in Cusco with a lot of history and cultural visits that will impact you meaningfully!
Upon your arrival at Lima airport, we will meet you there and transfer to your hotel in Lima
Time to relax in your hotel and to wander around Miraflores district of Lima by yourself.
Transfer from your hotel back to Lima airport for your domestic flight to Puerto Maldonado city and its Tambopata amazon.
Reception at the Amazon airport and transfer to Maldonado Hotel, where you will receive a tropical welcome juice and a brief explanation of the trip. Then we will start a trip of approximately two hours to Tambopata lodge.
The trip is initially carried out by land vehicle for 47km of paved road followed by 17 km of an off-road route that passes through settler’s farms and primary forests. This road ends in a small port in the Tambopata river where our motorboat will be waiting for us to cruise the Tambopata River downstream for approximately 20 minutes, headed towards Tambopata Lodge (Box lunch on the route).
During the journey we will have the opportunity to observe various bird species, hopefully families of capybaras, the world’s largest rodents, alligators and other wildlife. Reception and accommodation at the Lodge. Introductory nocturnal walk to understand rainforest ecosystems and see and listen to the insects, bats, frogs, and perhaps some occasional encounter with a nocturnal mammal. Return to the lodge for dinner.
Night at Tambopata Lodge. (BL, D).
Early wake up around 4:30 a.m. and begin with our 60-minutes journey upstream to the Macaw Clay Lick ‘El Chuncho’ in the Tambopata National Reserve. We will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful natural sceneries and wildlife of the riverbanks. At our arrival, if weather permits, we will observe one of the greatest wildlife spectacles where hundreds of parrots and different species of macaws gather to eat clay. We will have breakfast while we wait for the macaws to arrive. Halfway through the morning we will return to Tambopata Lodge.
This river route goes through the Tambopata National Reserve offering the best chance to watch wildlife in the region. We can find animals such as capybaras, tapirs, monkeys and with luck: jaguars. At your arrival, you can relax in the hammocks or have the chance of swimming in the Tambopata River.
Those who want, can join us to fish where inhabit more than 250 species of fish. Lunch will be served between 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. After lunch, we will make a short ethno botanical walk of 1 km to learn about plants and how they integrate with the ecosystem. You will find out about medicinal plants and other uses that the native communities give them. We can see walking palm trees, sacred lupuna trees, hollow trees inhabited by ants and more. At nightfall, we embark the boat again to make a nocturnal caiman search. Night at Tambopata Lodge. (B, L, D).
After breakfast we will make a trip by boat and land vehicle to Maldonado Hotel, in Puerto Maldonado where we will relax in our rooms and enjoy a tasty lunch. After lunch, we will leave and cruise the Madre de Dios river for 30 minutes until we reach the trail that leads to Sandoval lake, then take a 3 km hike to the banks of the lake. There we will board a canoe to paddle around the lake enjoying the beauty of the landscape and observing the wildlife, such as kingfishers, herons, hoatzins (unique pre-historic looking birds), monkeys, etc. If we are lucky, we could see the family of giant otters which live at the lake. As the sun begins to set we will initiate our walk back and then cruise back to Maldonado Hotel. After dinner you will be able to rest or enjoy the pool and its cascade surrounded by verdant vegetation. Rest of the night free to enjoy the night life of this welcoming city. Night at Maldonado Hotel. (B, L, D)
Breakfast and transfer to the airport for your domestic flight to Cusco.
*Meals symbols B: Breakfast, BL: Box Lunch, L: Lunch, D: dinner.
Arrival at Cusco airport, our representative will take care of you and with our transportation we take you to your selected hotel in Cusco. Rest of day to relax.
Cusco city tour and archeological ruins. From 1.30 to 6pm to visit: Corikancha Inca temple of the sun, The Cusco cathedral, Sacsayhuaman fortress, Qenqo and Tambomachay shrines.
Hotel in Cusco. B, L,
Sacred Valley tour, a full day tour from 8am to 6pm. To visit: Pisac ruins, Pisac handicraft market, Ollantaytambo fortress, Chinchero Inca village.
Hotel in Cusco. B. L.
Tour to Machu Picchu, a full day trip to the fabulous Inca citadel, we pick you up early in the morning and take you with our Van to Ollantaytambo train station, train ride for 1.40minutes and a complete tour of Machu Picchu Inca citadel. Back to Cusco in the afternoon, arriving in Cusco in the evening. B
A free day to relax and explore more of Cusco city by yourself, food market “San Pedro”, artist district San Blas, though our tickets include some of the important museums in Cusco. B
Transfer to Cusco airport. For your domestic flight back to Lima and later your international flight back home. B
End of our services.
Included / Not included
- All tours and assistance that are in this itinerary
- All entrances tickets to the touristic sites, except for the amazon Tambopata tour that personally have to pay to the national park $32 per person according to the current tourism department.
- All meals mentioned in itinerary
- All transfers and transportations to/from hotel, and for the tours too.
- Professional tour guides English/Spanish
- Hotels and jungle lodges mentioned in itinerary.
- Travel insurance
- Domestic flights, unless requested.
- Entrance ticket to amazon national park ($32 per person) kids under 5 years old don´t pay entrance ticket.
- Tips to staff
- Extra expenses due to unexpected events that are out of our control, such strikes, natural disasters, sickness or accidents during the trip etc.
NOTE: WE HAVE ALL THE PROTOCOLS OF BIO-SAFETY STRICTLY SET IN ALL OUR OPERATIONS, SUCH THE USE OF ALL TRANSPORTATIONS, HOTELS CONDITIONS, ALL RESTAURANTS PART OF THE TRIP, OUR ASSITANCE STAFF, TOUR GUIDES THAT WILL MAKE SURE EVERY MOMENT THE GOOD HIGHIENIC CONDITIONS AT ITS UTMOST.
At The Amazon Tambopata Lodge:
- Transfer airport – lodge – airport
- Transport by boat/car
- 2 nights at Wasaí Tambopata Lodge
- 1 night at Wasaí Puerto Maldonado Hotel
- Breakfast x 3, Lunch x 3, Dinner x 3
- Bilingual guide
- Rubber boots.
- Domestic flights
- Telephone calls
- Alcoholic drinks/ sodas
- Entrance fee to the National Reserve ($ 32.00 per passenger except children under 5)
Price 2021: According to the types of hotels and number of tourists we can get a great price.
We recommend to bring:
For the amazon trip: Long sleeve shirts, long sleeve pants, hiking boots, mosquito deet repellent, sunblock, passport, sunglasses, hut, raingear.
For the rest of the trip, just light and warm clothes and rain gear too.