TREK AND AMAZON TOUR
LIMA - CUZCO- INCA TRAIL
TO MACHU PICCHU - AMAZON JUNGLE
Inca Trail to Machu Picchu and Amazon Itinerary
in Lima, reception
and transfer to your hotel.
day for personal exploration.
guided visit of the four ruins nearby; the Sacsayhuaman Fortress, Kenko, the red Fortress of Puca-Pucara and Tambomachay,, followed by
a city tour of Cuzco; the Main Square, the Cathedral and
the Koricancha or Temple of the Sun.
excursion to the beautiful Urubamba,
the Sacred Valley of the Inca situated between Pisac and Ollantaytambo and then a visit to Ollantaytambo, the only Inca town which was not defeated
by the Spanish.
TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU
5. CUZCO - WAYLLABAMBA
an early morning breakfast, you will be transferred to Chilca
by bus,. At Km82 we cross over the Vilcanota River ,
then up past the Llactapata and Patallacta ruins, and trek
towards camp arriving around 17h00.
we climb up through the first pass at 4,200 m/13,750 feet at
Warmiwanusqa. Passing 3 ecological areas such as the Yunga,
Quechua and Puna. we will climb 1000 metres in 5 hours. Today
camp and dinner near Pacaymayu. Overnight on the trail.
PACAYMAYU - WINAYHUAYNA
is a much easier and shorter day. After breakfast, we will trek up
the second pass to the archaeological sites of Runquraqay and then
down to the restored town site of Sayaqmarka . We will then
head along the original granite Inca Trails to the archeological
Phuyupatamarka ("Cloud Level Town ")
and have lunch. We will then begin the decent to Winaywayna where a
visit of the ruins and have dinner will conclude the day.
Early morning wake up at 4:30
a.m.for breakfast and to begin the trek to be the first at the
archaeological site of Macchu Picchu for the sunrise. Orchids and
hummingbirds are commonly seen along this spectacular section of the
trail high above the river. We will arrive at Intipunko "Gate
of the Sun" to observe the sunrise over Macchu Picchu. A guided
tour of the marvelous citadel, visiting the Main Plaza,
the Royal Quarters, the Temple of Three Windows, the Circular Tower
and the Sacred Sun Dial and Burial Grounds. After the guided tour,
transfer to Aguas Calientes onto
the train station for your return train to Cuzco .
Arrival and transfer to your hotel.
9. CUZCO-PUERTO MALDONADO (Amazon Jungle)
to the airport for the flight to Puerto Maldonado. You will then
board a boat bound for the lodge. During your voyage you may see bird such as: Black
Skimmer, Pied Lapwing, Capped Heron, Jabiru Stork, Roadside Hawk,
and several species of kingfishers. After arrive at Posada Amazonas,
you will unpack and unwind. Posada Amazonas is a comfortable 30 room lodge. A short orientation and
briefing on the lodge and the Ecotourism Project before your
afternoon activity, the canopy tower. Here, you will visit a 35 metre scaffolding tower that is only15 minutes walk from
the lodge. The scaffolding tower is built so that you climb safely
using the internal staircase with verandas on each side, and rest in
platforms every 2 meters. Return to the lodge. A video about the forest of
Tambopata will be displayed after dinner.
10. POSADA AMAZONAS
early breakfast, departure fifteen minutes from Posada Amazonas by
boat followed by a 30 minute walk to the lake shore. From here you
will take a long, easy canoe ride around the lake looking for giant
river otters, turtles, hoatzin, and wading birds. Return to the lodge for lunch before embarking on your
afternoon outing to the community's ethnobotanical center. You will hike the trails
around the centre with one of the residents who will explain the
everyday uses of forest resources in medicine, construction, food
and fiber. Return to Posada Amazonas for dinner and overnight.
Optional night walk to look for amphibians and insects
11. POSADA AMAZONAS - LIMA
an early breakfast, depart by boat back to the city of Puerto
Maldonado, directly to the airport, for your return flight back to
Lima. Reception and transfer to your hotel.
Day 12. LIMA
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight home
End of our services.
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