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Amazon Jungle – 5 days


Cost: $ 525 AUD
Flights: no flights included
Duration: 5 days
Departure: daily
Location: Puerto Maldonado, Amazonia

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Tour Description

All the Amazon Jungle offers can be found in the Puerto Maldonado region. Puerto Maldonado is a small jungle town in the south of Peru, close to the Bolivian and Brazilian borders. You can look forward to wildlife and almost untouched nature, tropical rain forest and huge amounts of exotic animals. There are many excursions with a professional English speaking guide. This package is a perfect follow-up to all Machu Picchu (Cusco) packages, also available in 4 day version.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Puerto Maldonado – (L, D)
Arrival in Puerto Maldonado. Then transfer to the port where we will get on our boat and begin the unforgettable journey through the Madre de Dios River. On the way, you could observe the alligators, turtles, herons and other animals. Arriving at the Ecoamazonia Lodge, you will enjoy lunch. In the afternoon we will visit Monkey Island, hosting different monkey species. Return to the lodge for dinner and night.

Day 2 - Cocha Perdida (B, L, D)
After breakfast we will start an adventure thought the virgin jungle, we’ll hike into the “Cocha Perdida” (swamp surrounded by lush rain forest), it constitutes an ecosystem that is considered a refuge of a huge variety of animals like nutrias, caimans, turtles, sachavacas, multicolor feather birds, the majestic jaguar (Andean lion) and fish. Then we will arrive to the incredible Amazon observatory, built at the top of the biggest tree. From that location you may observe the magical jungle, and at the same time have a pleasant ride in a canoe around the lake. Then return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon a canoe ride though the river and a visit to a typical local family, then return and dinner.

Day 3 – Apu Victor Lake (B, L, D)
The day will start with a hike deep into the woods. During the journey we will observe the caimans cave, then we will continue and arrive to the majestic Apu Victor Lake, beautiful crystalline waters, surrounded by huge swamps and giant trees. Later we will climb up our Amazon observatory, from where we will have a panoramic view of the lake. We will observe parrots, guacamayos, toucans, camungo, shanshos, herons, and some other animals like caimans, turtles and if we are lucky enough we could observe one of the most spectacular animals of the jungle the giant nutria. Return to the lodge and lunch follow. The afternoon is at leisure, evening dinner.

Day 4 – Gamitana, Briolo (B, L, D)
Breakfast and then we will start another excursion across the magic jungle where we will sail though the Madre de Díos River to get to the beginning of a hiking trek to the rivers Gamitana / Briolo. Born in the heart of the virgin jungle, these two rivers with their winding ways, they form huge sailing channels. We will paddle a canoe, observing closely animals like, turtles, caimans, butterflies and a great variety of insects. Then we will arrive to the lodge, have our last dinner and overnight.

Day 5 - (B)
The adventure in the jungle draws to an end. We will take you after breakfast to the airport.

Package Inclusions

All services, transfers and excursions detailed on the program; Local English speaking guide; 4 Nights accommodation in a lodge; Meals detailed on the program (B: Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner); 24/7 Assistance; Taxes.

Price per person (2 people in double/twin room)

Package Exclusions

International airfare; Airport tax; Meals and services not detailed on the program; Tips; Insurance; Personal expenses

Supplements

Single supplement – contact us for details

4* lodge upgrade - contact us for details

Note

Return flight tickets from Cusco or Lima can be arranged on request.

Also available in shorter, 4 day, version.

The price is subject to availability.


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