DAY 01: CUSCO – CLOUD FOREST – PAUCARTAMBO – PILCOPATA
We pick up from the hotel very early in the morning from 5:30 am to 6:00 am in our comfortable private bus. On the way we visit the funeral towers or Chullpas de Ninamarca at 3750 meters above sea level and a brief visit to the popular town of Paucartambo, the colonial bridge. We ascend to the upper area of Paucartambo, the Acjanaco sector. (4,000 masl) This is the starting point for the Manu National Park. Then we descend through the mysterious cloud forest that houses a variety of flora and fauna, full of
beautiful orchids, heliconias and primitive ferns. We take a walk to give you the opportunity to witness the Gallito de las Rocas (Rupícola Peruviana) in the mating ritual. There are also possibilities to observe Trogones (Trogon sp.), Quetzales and much more and, if we are lucky, we can observe the spectacled bear (Tremantus ornaments). In the afternoon we arrive at a town called Pilcopata 550 meters above sea level in our typical hostel that is located outside the town with private bathrooms and showers where we will spend the
DAY 02: PILCOPATA – ATALAYA – MACHUWASI – PAITITI HOSTEL
After a delicious breakfast, we continue our trip by bus to Watchtower 45 minutes, height of 490 meters above sea level, where we will embark by boat for 30 minutes to the Paititi hostel where we will spend the night in our typical hostel with private bathroom. and showers along the way We will observe a variety of animals. After the delicious lunch, in the afternoon we will go to Cocha Machuwasi, where we will ride a typical catamaran of the area, to observe a great variety of birds such as the Shansho (Ophisthocomus hoazín), monkeys, reptiles, alligators, dwarfs and insects, and maybe some ronsocos (Hydrochaerus hydrochaeris). At night we have the optional night trekking program. Night in a hostel with private bathrooms and showers available.
DAY 03: COLLPA DE LOROS AND FISHING IN THE AFTERNOON
Very early we leave by boat towards the green parrot colpa (clay wall with minerals) where 3 to 4 species of parrots are observed, then we return by boat where we will have a walk inside the forest, and in the afternoon we return to Our lodge to lunch. At night we will have night walks in a hostel with private bathrooms and showers.
DAY 04: PAITITI LODGE HOSTEL – ATALAYA – CUSCO
After our delicious breakfast, unfortunately we return by boat from the Paititi hostel to Atalaya, where the bus awaits us to return to
Cusco, passing again through the mysterious cloud forest bound for the Imperial City of Cusco (approximate arrival of 6:30 am at 7:00 pm)