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Amazon - Cusco - Manu
DAY 1: CUSCO / SACSAYHUAMAN

Reception at the airport. Transfer to the hotel. After arrival we suggest rest in the hotel

Cityt Tour and Sacsayhuaman: Main Square, the cathedral, Inca streets (Hatunrumiyoc, Loreto), Temple and Quarter of San Blas, Temple of the Sun or Koricancha. We will visit the archaeological complex of Sacsayhuaman and the nearby sites of Pucapucara, Kenko and Tambomachay.

DAY 2: SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS

Excursion to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, along the Vilcanota river, visiting the Inca Citadel of Pisac and the colonial town of Pisac where a typical Indian market takes place every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday with a catholic mass service in Quechua (the native language) every Sunday.

In the afternoon we pass through Calca and Urubamba and arrive at the Inca Fortress of Ollantaytambo. Return to Cusco by Chinchero or Pisac.

DAY 3: MACHUPICHHU

Early in the morning transfer to the railway station where we will board a tourist train to Machupicchu. We will have a guided tour of the famous Inca Citadel of Machupicchu. Lunch or box lunch. Late afternoon return to Cusco. Overnigh.

DAY 4: TRIP TO MACHUPICCHU

Early in the morning we will take a especially equipped bus to paucartambo, south east from Cusco. On the way we may see the snow covered peak of Ausangate (6,384 m.a.s.i) * one of the highest of south Peru. Then we will arrive at the town of paucartambo one of the main frontier citier of the Incas. We will climb to the mountain pass of Acjanacu (4,000 m.a.s.l.). Then we will descend through the tropical rain forest where Manu National Park begins (Created in 1973 to protect the virgin rain forest). During the trip we can appreciate the great biodiversity of the zone with unique plants and animals. It is the territory of the anteojos bear and the gallito de las rocas bird. We will camp at that place, eat and spend the night.

DAY 5: ATALAYA

Arise early, breakfast and depart for the town of Atalaya, localed near the Alto Madre de Dios river (400 m.a.s.l.). After lunch we will go on a special boat and navigate along the Alto Madre de Dios river: Late afternoon we will arrive at Boca Manu a place of the confluence of the rivers Manu and Alto Madre de Dios. We will camp at a white beach, eat and spend the night

DAY 6: THE BLANQUILLO RESERVE

Early in the morning we will navigate on a motor boat and arrive later at the private reserve of Blanquillo. We will camp here and explore the surrounding. We may see a great variety of insects., monkeys, deer and birds.

DAY 7: PARROTS/ COLLPA AND COCHA OTORONGO

Early in the morning we will go to the Collpa a place where thousands of parrots and macaws congregate everyday to lick the clay. Then we will navigate along the Manu river and observe a great variety of animals such as: caimans, monkeys, tapir, pig like ?capubaras?, macaws and thousands of birds. With a little luck we may even see the famous Jaguar or ?Otorongo?. Late in the afternoon we will arrive at our camp site in Cocha Otorongo, where we will eat and rest.

DAY 8: COCHA SALVADOR

Arise early in Cocha Otorongo. We will climb up to an observation tower where we can appreciate forest animals such as: caimans, otters and birds. Then we will walk to Cocha Salvador where we will observe giant trees and meandering rivers with a vast variety of plant and animal species. Lunch.

We will take a walk through the forest in the afternoon and early night, if it is convenient. Eat and overnight at the camp.

DAY 9: COCHA SALVADOR

After breakfast we will explore again the surroundings looking for new landscapes and wildlife of the rain forest. Here, with a little luck we may see the giant otter, the Hoatzines, the black caiman or native and unique birds. Most of these animals are in danger of extinction.

Then we will board the boat and travel towards Limonal, a vigilance post of the Reserve. Explore the surroundings. Overnight in the camp.

DAY 10: BOCA MANU ?ATALAYA

After breakfast we will navigate through Boca Manu (optional; return by airplane). Then we will continue our trip to Atalaya, where we will have a farewell meal and spend our last night in the forest.

DAY 11: RETURN TO CUSCO

Early in the morning we will take the bus from Atalaya to the city of Cusco. Overnight in Cusco.

DAY 12: CUSCO / LIMA

Transfer to the airport and board the plane to Lima.
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