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Explore for 14 days the wonderful culture and Nature of Peru, visiting the main cities, Natural Parks, archaeological sites, cultural attractions and some adventure activities.

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Miraflores

Meet your get2peru host at the airport who will assist you and transfer to Miraflores hotel.

Night in Lima

 Day 2: Lima morning free and afternoon tour

Afternoon city tour to sighseeing the City of Kings

Day 3 : full day to visit Paracas Ica and Nazca lines

Early departure to Ica to fly the Nazca lines and visit the Huacachina oasis.

Optional buggy ride and Sand boarding

Transfer to Paracas

Night in Paracas

 Day 3:  Ballestas islands

Enjoy a visit to the amazing Ballestas islands home of sealions and a huge bird variety.

After tour time for check out and return to Lima airport to fly to Arequipa

Night in Arequipa

Day 4: Arequipa city tour and private transfer to Colca

After breakfasts, enjoy a city tour to learn about the Beautiful white city and is attractions. Included in this tour is the Santa Catalina convent and the Juanita museum.

Free afternoon in Arequipa

Night in Arequipa

 Day 5:   Colca canyon and transfer to Puno

Early morning, at 3 am we will start the tour to visit the Canyon Colca stopping along the way for important highlights such as Pampas Cañahuas.

After the tour is finish in Colca use some time for lunch and continue to Puno drive takes 6 hours upon arrival transfer to hotel in Puno.

Night in Puno

 Day 6:  Uros and Taquile Islands

After breakfast enjoy a full day to the Uros and Taquile islands, enjoy the spectacular views from the Lake and the learn about the technique of the elaboration of the floating islands and Taquile life style. Lunch included.

At 3 pm return to Puno

Overnight bus to Cusco

 Day 7: Cusco free day

Upon arrival in Cusco bus station transfer to your hotel in Cusco, early check in.

No activities today..

Night in Cusco

Day 8: Sacred Valley

After breakfast, enjoy a private tour to the Sacred valley of the Incas, the Highlights: Chincheros, Pisac and Ollantaytambo.

After tour finish your journey in Sacred Valley board your train to Aguas Calientes

Night in Aguas calientes

 Day 9: Machu Picchu

Highlights: Machu Picchu private tour to the citadel optional Waynapicchu.

Night in Cusco

 Day 10: Humantay lagoon or Rainbow mountain

Hiking day to Humantay laggon or Rainbow mountain, today choose between those 2 hiking tours or ex-change for Maras and Moray tour, you have plenty to choose from to have a wonderful day in Cusco.

çNight in Cusco

Day 11: Puerto Maldonado _ Tambopata reserve

Arrival & Reception by Guide
Our guides are biologists, tourism professionals, or community members. Unless noted otherwise, our guides speak English. We assign guides at 10:1 ratio in Posada Amazonas. This means groups smaller than 10 people will be merged with other groups under one guide. If you would like a private guide or a guide in a language other than English please let us know.

Transfer Airport to Puerto Maldonado Headquarters
Upon arrival from Lima or Cusco, we will welcome you at the airport and drive you ten minutes to our Puerto Maldonado headquarters. While enjoying your first taste of the forest in our gardens we will ask you to pack only the necessary gear for your next few days, and leave the rest at our safe deposit. This helps us keep the boats and cargo light.

Transfer Pto Maldonado Headquarters to Tambopata River Port
Skirting Puerto Maldonado, we drive 20 kilometers to the Tambopata River Port, entering the Native Community of Infierno. The port is a communal business.

Boxed Lunch

Transfer Boat – Tambopata River Port to Posada Amazonas
The forty five minute boat ride from the Tambopata Port to Posada Amazonas will take us into the Community´s Primary Forest Private Reserve.

Orientation
Upon arrival, the lodge manager will welcome you and brief you with important navigation and security tips.

Canopy Tower
A twenty minute walk from Posada Amazonas leads to the 30 meter scaffolding canopy tower. A bannistered staircase running through the middle provides safe access to the platforms above. From atop you obtain spectacular views of the vast expanses of standing forest cut by the Tambopata River winding through the middle. Now and then toucans, parrots or macaws are seen flying against the horizon, or mixed species canopy flocks land in the treetop next to you.

Dinner

Ecotourism Lecture
A daily presentation on the Infierno ecotourism project is available every night from a staff member.

Overnight at Posada Amazonas

Night in Posada o Refugio Amazonas

Day 12: Puerto Maldonado-Tambopata reserve

Breakfast

Tres Chimbadas Oxbow Lake
Tres Chimbadas is thirty minutes by boat and forty five minutes hiking from Posada Amazonas. Once there you will paddle around the lake in a catamaran, searching for the resident family of nine giant river otters (seen by 60% of our lake visitors) and other lakeside wildlife such as caiman, hoatzin and horned screamers. Otters are most active from dawn to eight or nine AM.

Lunch

Ethnobotanical Tour
A twenty minute boat drive downriver leads you to a trail designed by the staff of the Centro Ñape. The Centro Ñape is a communal organization that produces medicines out of forest plants and administers them to patients who choose their little clinic. They have produced a trail which explains the different medicinal (and other) uses of selected plants.

Dinner

Night walk
You will have the option of hiking out at night, when most of the mammals are active but rarely seen. Much easier to find are frogs with shapes and sounds as bizarre as their natural histories.

Overnight at Posada Amazonas

Night in Posada Amazonas

Day 13: Puerto Maldonado-Tambopata reserve

Breakfast

Parrot Clay Lick
This clay lick is only a twenty minute walk from Posada Amazonas. From a blind located about twenty meters away you will see dozens of parrots and parakeets descend on most clear mornings to ingest the clay on a river bank. Species such as Mealy and Yellow- headed Amazon, Blue-headed Parrot and Dusky headed Parakeet descend at this clay lick. The clay lick is active at dawn, during the late mornings and mid-afternoons.

Ceiba Trail Hike
We leave from the lobby at Posada Amazonas and embark on a two hour hike crowned by the largest tree in the vicinity: a giant ceiba tree. During the hike we will focus on the natural history of the rain forest and its principal taxonomic groups.

Lunch

Farm Visit
A thirty minute boat drive downriver takes us to the most complete farm in the community of Infierno. The owner grows a diverse variety of popular and unknown Amazon crops. In his garden, just about every plant and tree serves a purpose.

Dinner

Overnight at Posada Amazonas

Night in Posada Amazonas or Refugio

Day 14: Puerto Maldonado -Lima

Breakfast

Transfer Boat – Posada Amazonas to Tambopata River Port

Transfer Tambopata River Port to Pto Maldonado Headquarters

Transfer Puerto Maldonado Headquarters to Airport
We retrace our river and road journey back to Puerto Maldonado, our office and the airport. Depending on airline schedules, this may require dawn departures.

upon arrival in the Lima`s airport hotel .

Night in Lima

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Transfers In / Out

  • Domestics flights

  • Tours described in the itinerary

  • Accommodation/ Breakfast

  • Train tickets

  • Bus to Machu Picchu

  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu

Not included

  • Entrance tickets for the sites

  • Meals

Cod 1400

Price based in DWB accommodation 1780 USD Basic type B&B hotel

Price based in DWB accommodation 2580 USD *** stars hotel

Price based in DWB acommodation 2980 USD **** stars hotel

Price based in DWB accommodation 4,900 USD ***** stars hotel

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Lima city tour

Lima city tour


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Ballestas islands

Ballestas islands

Huacachina oasis

Huacachina oasis

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Colca tour

Colca tour

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 Posada Amazonas Lodge, owned by Rainforest Expeditions and the Infierno Native Community, in the Tambopata National Reserve in the Madre de Dios Department of Peru.
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