Kintu Expeditions Machupicchu Tour:.esoteric manu
ESOTERIC PROGRAM 03 DAYS / 02 NIGHTS
Day : 01 CUSCO – PILCOPATA
leave Cusco early in the morning by bus and travel through Andean Mountains,
beauty valleys, rural communities and visit Ninamarca Chullpas (tombs); these
belong to the pre-Inca culture (Lupacas). Then we will climb the last mountain
and arrive to Acjanaco, this is the entrance to the Manu National Park.
Fallowing this we will descend in to the mysterious cloud forest, which has a
huge variety of flora and fauna; making it an ideal home for epiphytic, orchids,
bromeliads. By the afternoon we`ll take a hike in the cloud forest, where we
will be able to see the famous bird Cock of the rock, acting in a daily ritual
dance, as well as trogons, quetzal, toucans, monkeys and on a lucky day the only
Spectacle Bear of South America (Tremantus ornatus). Then we will continue our
trip to Kcosńipata valley, where we spend our first night.
Day : 02
PILCOPATA – SOGA DE ORO LODGE
will be woken by the dawn chorus to take a walk in the high forest, visiting
local agriculture like coca plantations, pineapples, yucca, and other original
products as well as seeing many birds and a nice viewpoint. We will arrive at
Atalaya port, where we will get on our motor boat and continue our expedition
down the Alto Madre de Dios river. Then we take a hike inside the forest
searching for wildlife, where our guide will explain about insects, medicinal
plants, reptiles, mammals, etc. after to walk we may swim in a natural pool.
the afternoon we will take a short walk for visit a small lake (COCHA MACHUWASY)
where there are a great diversity of wildlife like hoatzin (a primitive bird),
horned screamer, hawk, herons, monkeys And on a lucky day a massive anaconda.
Overnight in lodge.
Day : 03 ATALAYA
After a healthy break fast, we get board our boat and slowly go up the Madre de
Dios river to Atalaya port.
Then we will continue our return to the ancient Inca’s capital, driving and
walking again through the cloud forest and mountains. Arriving at 5.00 pm.
Naturalist guide in English and Spanish.
Land and river private transportation.
Lodging 2 persons per room.
First aid kit.
Three meals per day (vegetarian option) with natural and
fresh products & Snacks.
Rubber boots and rain gear (ponchos).
Books of insects, mammals, birds, medicinal plants, fish,
WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING?
Lightweights long sleeved cotton shirts, long cotton pants,
one pair of walking shoes, sandals, towel, swimming suit, personal
Day pack and one back pack or luggage per person.
Binoculars, camera and film 200 and 400 for the inner forest.
Insect repellent (at least 30% of deet).
Sunglasses, sun cream lotion, cap or hat.
Flashlight enough batteries