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DAY 1.-CUSCO TO SAN PEDRO: 6:00 am leaving in a private bus stopping in interesting places like Ninamarcas Chullpas these are pre-Inca cemetery. The trip will be around 9 hours approximately, the highest pass on this road is 4000 msl. On this day we travel over the Andes and over the famous cloud forest which has interesting flora and fauna like de Andean Cock of the Rock Peru’s national bird. In the afternoon we arrive to San Pedro. We will spend the night in a lodge with double rooms. Optional night walk. Birdwatching
DAY 2 .- SAN PEDRO TO SOGA DE ORO LODGE: 5:00 am we go to the lick to Birdwatching:observe the display of the male Andean cock of the Rocks. After the show we come back for breakfast and explore slowly looking for woolly monkey, brown capuchin, quetzals, toucans which inhabit the cloud forest. Later we continue our trip by bus to Atalaya. From Atalaya we will make rafting . in balsa rafts which are made from balsa wood . We spend the night in the rustic Soga de Oro Lodge with private bathroom and hot shower. Optional night walk.
DAY 3.- SOGA DE ORO LODGE TO MAQUISAPAYOJ: We leave very early to see the parrot lick which is located ten minutes down river from the lodge. After the show we continue with our boat trip for approximately 8 hours . During the boat ride we have the best options to see the famous Jaguar, Capybaras, Caimans sleeping on the beach, Herons fishing at the edge of the alto Madre de Dios river, Macaws, Toucans, Vultures, Eagles and other species of birds which will show up along our trip. We spend the night at the Maquisapayoj lodge with private bathroom and hot shower. Optional night walk. Birdwatching
DAY 4.-. MAQUISAPAYOJ MACAW AND TAPIR LICK: 4:00 am we go to the macaw clay lick, the trip is 40 minutes by boat and 15 minutes walking to the special observation hide . The activity begins around 5:50 am with the small parrots and later the big macaws. The Parrots eat the clay which has minerals that helps the stomach digestion that is the reason why hundreds of parrots parakeets and macaws come to this particular place. After lunch we walk through primary rain forest for 1.40 hours to the Tapir lick; here there is an especial observation platform to see the Tapir (Tapirus terrestris). The tapirs are usually active at night for this reason we have mosquito nets with mattress and blankets to spend the night. Birdwatching
DAY 5.- BLANCO AND CAMUNGO LAKE: Very early we visit Blanco lake, here we look for the family of the Giant river otters that uses very often this lake, also this is an interesting place to observe the prehistoric bird called hoatzin, snail kite, brown throated three toed sloth, red howler monkey , squirrel monkey , white fronted capuchin, brown capuchin and other species that inhabit this lake. After lunch we visit Camungo lake we will climb on the 42 meters tower, this is a very good place to observe the marvelous toucans. We go on the catamaran and have another chance for the Giant river Otters. Return to the lodge and have another option for the tapir in case we did not have luck the night before. Birdwatching
DAY 6.- MAQUISAPAYOJ TRAILS: On this day we explore the trails of the lodge, we look for black spider monkey, monk Saki, emperor and saddle backed tamarin, also with a very good explanation about the medicinal plants and trees which are used for lumber. Again we can have another last option for the tapir in case we did not have luck. Birdwatching
DAY 7.- MAQUISAPAYOJ TO CUSCO OR PUERTO MALDONADO : Early in the morning we start with our return trip to Cusco, first by boat to Colorado village and then by car to Puerto Carlos, after crossing the Inambari River we star with the minibus to Cusco. Arriving to Cusco late in the afternoon . For the people who wants to fly we continue our trip to Puerto Maldonado two more hours. We spend the night in a hostal with private bathroom and shower. Dinner by your own. Birdwatching
DAY 8.-PUERTO MALDONADO CUSCO OR LIMA : Breakfast included in the hostel, after transfer to the airport for your trip to Cusco or Lima. Birdwatching
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