Day 1: Cusco - Paucartambo -
Accjanaco - Cloud Forest - San Pedro:
Departure from Cusco very
early in the morning in one of our trucks especially prepared
for this road. We will pass through interesting Inter-Andean
valleys and picturesque farmer communities. In the middle of the
day we are going to visit the pre-Inca burial towers of
Ninamarca, known as “chullpas”. After this we will arrive to
Paucartambo city, which is a typical colonial town. It had a lot
of importance and it still conserves its culture today.
Continuing our trip we drive
up until the Abra of Accjanaco which is found at 3850 meters
over the sea. From this point we start to go down by bike
passing through the cloud forest, which is an area rich in
endemic species such as the spectacular “Andean Bear” and “The
Cook of the Rock” (The Peruvian National Bird), “Orquis”,
“Bromelias” and “Ferns” etc. Then in San Pedro we will visit a
lek of the “Andean Cook of the Rocks”, in which these birds
every morning and afternoon mate during a very interesting dance
After this impressive
experience we will go to the lodge in San Pedro where our
delicious dinner will be waiting.
Option: This night it is
possible to have a night walk, where we have an opportunity to
see many kinds of frog species and nocturnal insects.
DAY 2: San Pedro - Pilcopata
- Ccoñec Canyon - Atalaya - Madre de Dios River - Mashkotania:
Before having our breakfast
we will go back to visit the lek of the “Cook of the Rock” where
we are going to have a new opportunity to see them making “Displays”.
With more knowledge about these birds we can now return to the
lodge, where we have a delicious breakfast. A few hours later we
will continue going down by car to the town where we will start
rafting in Pilcopata river (class II) passing through the Ccoñec
Canyon, where we also have the opportunity to swim. In Atalaya
our boat is going to wait to drive us to our lodge which is
found one hour down river. where we relax and get new water
resources to be able to take a one hour walk through the forest.
With luck, during this walk
we will have a possibility to see some Monkeys, Macaws, and
Toucans. On the way back we will have a night walk. During this
walk we can see spiders, lizards, frogs and tarantulas. After
this impressive experience we go back to the lodge where our
delicious dinner is waiting.
Day 3:Mashkotania - Teparo
We walk through the jungle to
Teparo River, bringing all the equipment (tents and mattress,
and food). On the way we will see many different kinds of
animals and wildlife; such as the tapir, collared peccaries,
monkeys, coati, Macaws, eagles, parrots, toucans, medicinal
plants, flowers, and the giant trees of the jungle. On arrival
we will swim in the river and do some fishing. After dark we
will have a walk along the river where we can catch Caimans.
This night we camp close to the river in tents, deep in the
DAY 4:Teparo River -
This day we will walk through
Teparo river looking for tapirs, Jaguars, macaws, there we are
going to spend the day fishing with arrows made by our hands
using only a machete, late in the afternoon we go back to the
lodge to spend our last night.
DAY 5: Mashkkotania - Macaw
Clay lick - Back to Cusco:
We will get up early to visit
a parrot clay lick where we can see three types of Macaws,
parrots and Parakeets. After this we will return to Atalaya by
boat where our private bus will be waiting to take us back to
Cusco by the cloud forest and Paucartambo. We will arrive back
in Cusco in the late afternoon.
Precio per person US$ 400
All our programmes can be tailor made according
to your requirements, whether regarding the
length of your tour, any special interests or
specific activities, flight reservations,
optional destinations or tours.