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This is our most popular program in Peru, visit the Peru desert the Highlands and the jungle.

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Miraflores

Free day in Lima

Night in Lima

Day 2 : Ballestas Isands and Huacachina oasis

3.am Depart to Paracas

8.20 am Ballestas Islands

11.00 am Tacama vineyards visit (closed on monday)

Transfer to Ica check in Hotel Huacachinero

Afternoon in Huacachina

Buggy and sandboarding optional tour

Night in Huacachina oasis

 Day 3:  Nazca Lookouts and Chauchilla cemetery

Early transfer to Nazca

Stops at the lookouts

Arrive in Nazca check in hotel Oro viejo

4.00 pm Chauchilla mommies tour

Nigh in Nazca

Day 4: Nazca lines

7am. pick up to fly the Nazca Lines

11.30 am Bus to Lima

Arrive in Lima and transfer to Hotel in Miraflores

Night in Lima

 Day 5:   Flight to Puno

Arrive in Puno and transfer to your hotel Plaza en 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.

Overnight bus to Cusco

 Day 7: Cusco free day

Upon arrival in Cusco bus station transfer to your hotel in Cusco, early check in. Hotel Tierra Viva or similar

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: Inca Trail day 1

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

Night in Cusco

 Day 10: Inca trail day 2

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.

Night in Cusco

Day 11: Puerto Maldonado _ Tambopata reserve

Morning flight to Puerto Maldonado

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

Day 15: Lima city tour

Transfer to airport

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WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Transfers In / Out

  • Inca trail 2 days program

  • Tambopata 4 days program

  • Domestics flights Lima-Juliaca Puno / Cusco-Puerto Maldonado-Lima

  • Bus VIP service : Ica -Nazca-Lima

  • Tours described in the itinerary : Lima city tour/Ballestas islands/ Huacachina visit/ Nazca lookouts/ Chauchilla cemetery/ Uros and Taquile islands/Sacred Valley /

  • Accommodation/ Buffet breakfast

  • Train ticket

  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu ( Wayna Picchu need to be booked in advance for extra 75 USD)

  • Lunch

Not included

  • Meals : dinner

  • Drinks

Cod 1409

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 DAY 1

LIMA DAY 1


Ballestas islands

Ballestas islands

Huacachina oasis

Huacachina oasis

CHAUCHILLA CEMETERY-NASCA

CHAUCHILLA CEMETERY-NASCA

NAZCA LINES FLIGHT

NAZCA LINES FLIGHT

TAQUILE ISLANDS PUNO

TAQUILE ISLANDS PUNO

Inca trail 2 days program

Inca trail 2 days program

Tambopata 2 days

Tambopata 2 days

 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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