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We are tour operator & Travel Agency specialized on tourist's destinations Jungle Travel, in particular, the Peruvian jungle: NATIONAL PARK MANU, PUERTO MALDONADO, TAMBOPATA.
We are also Adventure Tour Operators, Existential Tourism getting in touch with native people and Natural Ecological Tourism. We offer Alternative and Cultural Tours to Machu Picchu, Salkantay, Ausangate, Lares, Choquequirao, Jungle Travel etc.
FIRS JUNGLE TRAVEL - SOGA DE ORO 4D/3N
The program can change according to the weather, river conditions and wishes of the group.
JUNGLE TRAVEL DAY 1 CUSCO – PILCOPATA
We leave from Cusco by private bus, first stopping to visit the pre-Inca burial towers of Ninamarca. We then drive through the mountains to get to the typical and folkloric town of Paucartambo. Here we will take a short walk around the town before carrying on to Acjanaco, the highest point and entrance to Manu National Park. From here we will continue into the Cloud Forest and at San Pedro we will walk for about 1 hour to observe the National bird of Peru, the Cock of the Rock and many different kinds of monkeys, plants and flowers. We arrive at Pilcopata in the evening where we will sleep in a local lodge.
JUNGLE TRAVEL DAY 2 PILCOPATA - PALOTOA CAMPSITE
After breakfast we will continue by private bus to Atalaya. On the way we will stop to observe a coca plantation and we will also stop at a viewpoint where you can look out over the surrounding expanse of jungle and rivers. From Atalaya we will take a motorized boat to Aguas Calientes where we can bathe in the natural hot springs. After lunch we will come back up the river to the platforms at Palotoa campsite. In the afternoon we will walk in the jungle for several hours to learn about and appreciate the many different kinds of animals, birds, plants and flowers. If we are lucky we will see monkeys. In the evening we will return to the campsite for dinner and sleep in tents close to the Alto Madre de Dios River.
JUNGLE TRAVEL DAY 3 PALOTA CAMP SITE - SOGA DE ORO LODGE
We will leave early to visit the parrot clay lick and after breakfast we will continue by boat, stopping to visit the native community Shintuya on the way. Before lunch we will walk in the jungle for several hours to see different animals and birds such as the Tiger Heron, Eagles, Flycatchers, Kingfishers etc. and many different kinds of plants and flowers. We will then take the boat to Soga de Oro. In the afternoon we will visit Salvacion Lake where we will take a balsa raft and see the pre-historic Hoatzin bird and watch the beautiful sunset. After dark we will look for Caimans. In the evening we will build a bonfire, have a BBQ, relax and have some drinks. We will spend the night at Soga de Oro sleeping on raised platforms in tents (optional).
JUNGLE TRAVEL DAY 4 SOGA DE ORO – CUSCO.
After Breakfast we will return to Atalaya by boat where our private bus will be waiting to take us back to Cusco. We return to Cusco via the cloud forest and Paucartambo. We will arrive back in Cusco in the late afternoon.
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