Travelling in Peru is like living an adventure to the fullest. In this 13-day journey, do ecotourism in the Peruvian jungle; enjoy the Imperial city of Cusco, the Sacred Valley of the Incas and the wonder of the world, Machupicchu; discover the marvelous Lake Titicaca and its impressive landscapes and; delight in Peruvian cuisine and create unforgettable experiences with your friends.
Group Sizes: Minimum 2 persons
DAY 01: LIMA – PUERTO MALDONADO «JUNGLE»
Transfer to the airport, arrival to Puerto Maldonado and you will be meet by your Naturalist guide. And transferred to the lodge by a dugout canoe for the trip up the Tambopata river. On the journey the vegetation changes from colonized deforested areas to virgin rain forest. In the afternoon you set off an introductory walk to the «Terra firme» dominated by giant Brazil-nut and Dipteryx trees. Frequently seen mammals on this trail are Saddle-back Tamarins, Brown Capuchins, Agoutis, Toucans and many other species of birds. B.L.D.
DAY 02 : PUERTO MALDONADO
After an early breakfast we will board the motorized canoe once again to begin a morning’s exploration by foot and paddle canoe of the lake system of Condenado,rich in bird and aquatic life. Birds abound specially Rufescent Tiger-herons, Great Egrets, Wattled Jacanas, the noisy Donacobius and many others, return to the lodge for lunch in the afternoon is free for exploring the forest close to the lodge. After dark you will go serching for caiman (alligators) and other nocturnal animals by motorized canoe along the Tambopata river. B.L.D.
DAY 03: PUERTO MALDONADO – CUSCO
A dawn start is required for the canoe trip back to the airport giving memorable views of the sun rise over the river. Lookout for the early morning wildlife wich is particulary active at this time.Howler monkeys are frequently heard as they stakeout their territories. then fly t Cusco. Free afternoon. to relax and adjust to the altitude.
DAY 04: CUSCO
In the afternoon visit to the Main Square, Cathedral, Koricancha, palace and the nearby Ruins as Kenko, Puca Pucara, Tambomachay Fortress: Hostal. B.L.D.
DAY 05: INCA TRAIL MACHUPICCHU «PISCAK’UCHO – HUAYLLABAMBA»
Early morning transfer to the head of the trail where we begin our trek, escorted by native Quechua porters. From Piscak’ucho we hike along the Vilcanota River, with magnificent views of Nevado Veronica: Camp.B.L.D.
DAY 06: CLIMBING TO LLULLUCHAPAMPA
We climb through magical polylepis forest to high camp at Llulluchapampa 3600 mts. Today is one of the most demanding days of the trip as we gain a lot of altitude, the first pass at 4200 msl. Offers views to the Huayanay peaks and west rugged Vilcabamba Range. We descend to our camp Runkurakay. B.L.D.
DAY 07: SAYAQMARCA – WIÑAYWAYNA
We cross the second pass at 4000 msl. And follow a fine Inca highway to the restored townsite of Sayaqmarca. We descend rapidly from cloud forest into high Jungle habitat, Orchids and hummingbirds are common along this spectacular section of the trail high above the river. The Inca Trail in this section is a white granite path going through a high temperate zone. Camp in Wiñaywayna. B.L.D.
DAY 08: WIÑAYWAYNA – MACHUPICCHU – CUSCO
After an early wake up we emerge at the gate of the sun for our first view of MACHUPICCHU from high above the City. Finally we arrive to the misterious ·Lost City» in the afternoon we return by train to Cusco. Hostal. B.
DAY 09: CUSCO – FREE DAY
Free day at leisure. B.
DAY 10: CUSCO – PUNO
A spectacular bus ride takes us to Puno up into the altiplano where you’ll see snow capped peaks and local farmers looking after their herds of llamas and alpacas. We’ll arrive in Puno. Transfer to the Hostal . B.
DAY 11: TITICACA – ISLANDS
A full day visit to Uros floating Islands. In the afternoon visit to Taquile Islands. Return to Puno. B.L.
DAY 12: SILLUSTANI TOMBS – JULIACA – LIMA
Morning visit to Sillustani Tombs, Transfer to the airport for your flight to Lima. Arrival and transfer to the Hostal. Afternoon free. B.
DAY 13: LIMA – INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT
In the morning, transfer to the airport for your international flight.
The price includes
Booking for budget Hostals as detailed above, based on double occupancy. All scheduled land, lake and air transportations. All transfers. All scheduled excursions with English-speaking professional guide services. All entrance fees. Meals and domestic flight airfares as specified in the itinerary. B=Breakfast; L= Lunch; D=Dinner.
The price doesn´t include
International airfares, airport departure taxes or visa fees, excess baggage charges, additional nights during the trip due to flight cancellations, alcoholic beverages or bottled water, snacks, insurance of any kind, laundry, phone calls, radio calls or messages and items of personal nature.