Lima, Cusco, Salkantay trek 4D/3N, Machu Picchu, Amazon Jungle
VERY cheap but with several different experiences in Peru, from trek to MACHU PICCHU, through CULTURAL CUSCO till exotic Jungle. Really great memorable experience!!
Arrive to Lima, reception at the airport, transfer from the airport to the hotel.
After breakfast you have a chance to visit historical centre of Lima with our Lima City Tour optional trip to see Cathedral, San Francisco Monastery with its famous Catacumbs, Church of Santa Rosa, Palace of Government and many of its incredible museos or simply by yourself. After day long trip return to the hotel.
After breakfast we will be transfered to the airport and fly to Cusco where we will have a free day to use for optional city tour + 4 ruins tour or just simply enjoy and explor this incredible city by your own.
During the 4 days we will have a chance to enjoy one of the best treks in the world doing Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu. This extraordinary experience will take you straight to Andean Mountain and Inka ruins on the way to finish in incredible Machu PICCHU. On day 17 after visit in Machu Picchu return to Cusco and we will catch night bus to Puerto Maldonado.
At arrival to Puerto Maldonado in the morning, we will be transferrd by car and then by motor canoe across the lake to Sandoval Lodge, from here the trail takes you in a 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) slowly will reach the exotic Amazon Lodge. Accommodation and lunch at the comfortable installations, after lunch we recommend you to rest and relax to avoid the early afternoon heat before taking the afternoon activities.
West Edge Lake Tour: Before boarding the catamaran we will learn about the philosophy of the lodge founders, then set off to explore the entire west end of the lake amongst the flooded palm forest we drift to the sounds of hundreds of red-bellied macaws as they return to their nests, this particular flock mean to be the biggest in the world. Return to the lodge for dinner at its spacious dining hall.
Black Caiman night tour: After dinner, board the canoe to explore the lake by night and search for the extremely rare black caimans, their iridescent red eyes flicking in the dark will discover their position and you can admire amazing panaroma of the stars in the sky. Overnight at The Amazon Lodge
Giant Otter tour: pre dawn wake up and observe the sunrise over the lake searching for a giant otter family that frequents this part of the lake, and are very active at this time of day, as the hoatzin a prehistoric type of bird, the area offers abundant wild life including over 40 species of birds, a true paradise for bird watchers and photographers (mostly fish eating species). Return to the lodge for breakfast.
Brazil nut harvesting tour: at mid morning we see some towering wild Brazil nut trees, these are keep by 5 families who will show you how they harvest and commercialize them. Return to the lodge for lunch and rest.
East Edge lake side & monkey tour: In the afternoon we board the catamaran and explore the eastern side of the lake and look for some of the five species of monkeys that inhabit the surroundings, can be seeing: Brown capuchin monkeys, squirrel monkey. Return to the lodge for a natural history video presentation and dinner.
Black caiman night tour or night hike: : after dinner again you will have the chance to look for the black caimans at the lake or just have a night walk through the forest. Overnight at The Amazon Lodge
After down breakfast we take a final short paddle around the west end of the lake and try to spot the resident giant otters for the last time, seeing a spectacular sun rise over the lake we return to Puerto Maldonado and will have a flight back to Lima. End of services