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Between Mountains and Forest - 13 Days

Between Mountains and Forest

Peru Southern tour: Arequipa, Colca Canyon, Titicaca floating islands, Cusco and Machu Picchu citadel.

Day 1
Flight International - Lima

Arriveto Lima and transfer to the hotel.

Meals: not included

Overnight in Lima.

Day 2
Lima - Arequipa

Breakfast and transfer to the airport and flight to Arequipa. Reception and transfer to the hotel. Visit to the Cathedral, Plaza de Armas, La Compañia Church, San Camilo Market and Santa Catalina monastery.

Meals: not included

Overnight in Arequipa.

Day 3
Arequipa - Chivay

Breakfast and departure to the Colca Canyon, visit in route to the National Reserve of Pampa Cañahuas, Patahuasi, Patapampa. Arrival to Chivay and transfer to the hotel. Visit to the hot springs La Calera.

Meals: Lunch

Overnight in Chivay.

Day 4
Chivay - Cruz del Condor - Puno

Early breakfast and departure to the the Cruz del Condor view point, visit in route to the Choquetico tombs. Return to Chivay and departure to Puno. Transfer to the hotel.

Meals: Lunch

Overnight in Puno.

Day 5
Uros and Amantani

Breakfast and transfer to the Puno's port and visit to the Islands Uros, transfer to the Amantaní Island and observation of the Cordillera Real.

Meals: not included

Overnight in Puno.

Day 6
Puno - Cusco

Breakfast and transfer to the bus station and departure to Cusco. Visit in route to: Pukara, La Raya, Raqchi and Andahuaylillas. Transfer to the hotel.

Meals: not included

Overnight in Cusco.

Day 7
Maras & Moray - Cusco

Breakfast and visit to the Maras Salines and the agricultural terraces at Moray. In the afternoon visit to the Cathedral, Qoricancha, Scasayhuaman, Tambomachay, Qenqo and Puka Pukara.

Meals: not included

Overnight in Cusco.

Day 8
Sacred Valley

Breakfast and departure to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, visit to: Pisac and the Andean market, Ollantaytambo fortress and Chinchero.

Meals: not included

Overnight in Cusco.

Day 9
Cusco - Aguas Calientes

Breakfast and transfer to the train station in Ollantaytambo, departure to Aguas Calientes. Arrive and free day.

Meals: not included

Overnight in Aguas Calientes.

Day 10
Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco

Breakfast and transfer to Machu Picchu and guided tour at the citadel, free time. Return to Aguas Calientes and departure by train to Ollantaytambo. Transfer to Cusco.

Meals: not included

Overnight in Cusco.

Day 11
Cusco - Puerto Maldonado - Caiman Cocha

Breakfast and transfer to the airport and flight to Puerto Maldonado. Upon your arrival in Puerto Maldonado, Peru´s Capital City of Biodiversity, we will welcome you at the airport. Then, we´ll start our program with a visit around the city, on a bus. Afterwards, we will go to Puerto Capitanía, to board a motorized riverboat, and we´ll navigate on the Madre de Dios River. During the journey, we will submerge into a fascinating natural environment, if we are lucky we will witness Ronsocos, Caimans, Turtles, Herons, Cormorants and other animal species in their natural environment. Arriving at the Ecoamazonia Lodge, we will enjoy an exquisite welcome drink, we´ll get settled in our bungalows and will have lunch together. Departurre with the specialized tour guide through an interpretive trail conveniently signposted to the Caimán Cocha, a small lake with an abundant presence of specimens of Black Caiman (Melanosuchus Niger) and Caiman (Caiman Crocodilus). At the end of the evening, you will witness the spectacular sunset in the Amazon, an experience full of intensities overwhelming color ranges. Upon returning to the Lodge, a delicious dinner will await you.

Meals: Lunch and dinner

Night in the Lodge.

Day 12
Lost Cocha

After breakfast, we will start an adventure in the virgin rainforest, and accompanied by a local guide, we´ll go on a hike in the deep jungle, to get to the Lost Cocha which constitutes a refuge and feeding ecosystem for a huge variety of animals. There, we´ll have the chance to observe Otters, Caimans, Turtles, Sachavacas (Tapirs) Birds with multicolored feathers, the majestic Jaguar and a variety of fish species. This area is unique and proper to the Ecoamazonia´s Ecological Reserve which maintains it intact, with huge swamps and diverse “aguajales”.

Then, we´ll get to the extraordinary Observation Deck, from which we´ll be able to appreciate the immense and magical rainforest. Afterwards, we´ll have a pleasant canoe ride around the lake and will return to the lodge for lunch.

MONKEY ISLAND

In the afternoon, accompanied by our specialized guide, we will visit Monkey Island, a unique place in the heart of Madre de Dios River, five minutes away from the Lodge. During the hike, we will observe extraordinary landscapes, with an exuberant flora, sheltering a variety of monkey species, in their natural habitat, such as Maquisapas, Capuchins, Small Lion Monkeys, Frailes, Cotos and other animal species like the Coati and Sloths and a great variety of birds. Finally, we´ll complete our visit of the island, enjoying the sunset, with the most impressive dusk in the jungle. Back to the lodge we conclude the day with a pleasant dinner.

Day 13
Puerto Maldonado - Lima

Breakfast and return by boat to Puerto Maldonado. Transfer to the airport, flight to Lima and connection with the international flight.

Meals: not included

Includes

  • All transfers
  • All internal transportation: airplane (domestic flight, boat, bus and train)
  • The accommodation at the selected hotels
  • All entrances fees
  • All breakfasts and meals indicated
  • Guide service in: Spanish or english
  • All services listed in the program

Not Includes

  • Tips
  • Meals
  • Airport and bus station taxes
  • International flight
  • Life Insurance

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Price From USD$1,750/person
1,750
Total $ 1,750 USD