Our adventure starts in Cusco, the capital of the Inca civilization. It offers a unique combination of colonial and religious splendors built on the hefty stone foundations of the Incas.
After spending the first days exploring Cusco we head over to Puerto Maldonado and the Rainforest for a further four days of activities and excitement.
Tambopata is one of the most biodiverse areas in the world, thanks to the variety of well-preserved habitats on it.
There are more than 1,000 species of butterflies, 100 species of mammals, 600 species of birds, and hundreds of species of trees and plants!
|Destinations||Cusco & Rainforest|
|Departure||Every day. Since we start in Cusco, if you arrive from other cities please do it before 11 am so you have a few hours to get used to the altitude.|
|Dress Code||Casual: Warm clothing (sweater, hat, gloves, socks), Comfortable walking shoes (Trainers and sandals), waterproof clothing, cap, sunglasses, sunblock, insect repellant, water bottles, basic medical kit, positive energy.|
01 night in Posada Amazonas
02 nights in Refugio Amazonas
Accommodation in Cusco & MachuPicchu´s town + breakfast
Breakfast at the lodge – Day 7
Flight from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado
Full Day Sacred Valley excursion + lunch + Access tickets
Half day Cusco City Tour + Ruins + Access tickets
lunch and dinner – Day 5-6
Lunch and dinner provided at Posada Amazonas
Machu Picchu excursión + roundtrip bus tickets + Access ticket to the citadel
Posada & Refugio Amazonas activities – Day 4
Posada & Refugio Amazonas activities – Day 4-5-6-7
Train from MachuPicchu to Poroy (Cusco)
Train tickets from Ollantaytambo to MachuPicchu
Transfer from Puerto Maldonado to Posada Amazonas
Transfer from Refugio Amazonas to Puerto Maldonado airport – Day 7
Transfer in/ out from/to Cusco airport
Transfer in/out from/to Puerto Maldonado airport
AM - Arrival and transfer to your hotel. PM – Early in the afternoon you will be taken on a half day City Tour & Nearby archaeological sites. The Cathedral, impressive because of its paintings from the Cusco school. The Qorikancha (Sun Temple), This enclosure was the most important religious building during the Incas time. After that, you will visit four archaeological sites surrounding the city of Cusco; Sacsayhuaman, Q´enqo, Pukapukara & Tambomachay. Overnight in Cusco.
AM - Breakfast. Today we will visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas, visiting the complex of Pisac on the way, located 33 km/ 20 miles from the city of Cusco, we will also visit its famous artisans market. Lunch is included at a local restaurant in the Sacred Valley. PM – After lunch, we will visit the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo (an important fortress, due to its great surrounding walls). Train to Machu Picchu (approx. 1hr30min). Arrival and transfer to your lodging there. Overnight in MachuPicchu.
Early breakfast. We will pick you up early in the morning to board the bus up to the mountain. Arrival and guided tour of one of the most awe-inspiring places in the world "Machu Picchu". As a supremely religious site, Machu Picchu demonstrates the superior knowledge achieved in agriculture, astronomy, and astrology. PM - Return to Cusco by train, arrival, and transfer to the lodging. Overnight in Cusco.
AM – Breakfast and transfer to the airport. Domestic Flight tickets from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado are included. Arrival and transfer to the Rainforest main office for a briefing. Next, we will drive 20 kilometers to the Tambopata River Port, entering the Native Community of Infierno. After lunch, we will board and take the forty-five minutes’ boat ride from the Tambopata Port to Posada Amazonas, taking us into the Community´s Primary Forest Private Reserve. Upon arrival at the lodge, the manager will welcome you and brief you with important navigation and security tips. After you have settled in we will take a twenty minute walk from Posada Amazonas to the 30 meter scaffolding canopy tower. A bannistered staircase running through the middle provides safe access to the platforms above. From atop you obtain spectacular views of the vast expanses of standing forest cut by the Tambopata River winding through the middle Once this tour has concluded, dinner will be served back at the lodge. Accommodation: Posada Amazona Lodging
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included today. The activities will be coordinated in advance the night before. Today, you will be transferred to Refugio Amazonas lodge and you will spend the next nights there. Accommodation: Refugio Amazonas Lodging
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included today. The activities will be coordinated in advance the night before. Accommodation: Refugio Amazonas Lodging
Breakfast. - Desayuno. The activities will be coordinated in advance the night before. Later you will transfer by boat from Refugio Amazonas to Tambopata River Port. Upon arrival in Tambopata River Port you will go to Pto Maldonado Headquarters. From the Pto. Maldonado Headquarters we make our way to the Airport. We retrace our river and road journey back to Puerto Maldonado, our office and the airport. Depending on airline schedules, this may require dawn departures.