Day 01: Cusco – Tambo Blanquillo
At 4:00 am leaving Cusco. We took a trip 10 hours in a private bus and boat, we make small stops along the way, we continue the journey to reach place called Pirhuayani, which is 4,725 m (15,583 feet). After a brief stop at the highest step, to see the spectacular mountains, from here we descend the eastern side of the Andes through cloud forest with lush vegetation (ferns, orchids, bromeliads etc.) to the rainforest Inambari river lowlands, after crossing the river will take another van for an hour of Puerto Carlos the people of Colorado. Here our boat is waiting for us and take us three hours by the Madre de Dios river to Tambo Blanquillo Lodge. Today we enjoy the changing landscape and have the opportunity to see wildlife along the river banks, such as Cocoi Herons, Purplish Jays, Skimmers, Vultures, parrots, caimans and some species of monkeys that live in Manu. In the afternoon, we will reach Tambo Blanquillo Lodge. Overnight in double rooms with private bathrooms and showers. At night we can explore the forest with a flashlight to see insects, frogs, snakes, nocturnal monkeys, etc.
Day 02: Colpa of Macaws – Cocha Camungo (Xbox Lake))
At 5:00 am we head to the macaw clay lick, the trip is 15 minutes by boat downstream and 15 minute walk to the special shelter for observation, to see the dazzling spectacle of hundreds of parakeets, parrots and macaws eating clay, have breakfast at the hideout. On the day we visited Camungo Lake Road up the tower of 42 meters, this is a good place to observe birds toucans and many more. Sail on the catamaran and will be a new opportunity to see giant otters is also an interesting place to observe the prehistoric bird call Hoatzin, squirrel monkeys, red howler monkey, capuchin monkey white chest, white-lipped peccary, collared peccary, snakes, insects, jaguar lucky and hundreds of birds. Also with very good explanation about medicinal plants and trees used for wood, in the afternoon we returned to our hostel, tonight offer activities and tours to see insects, frogs, snakes, nocturnal monkeys, etc.
Day 03: Cocha Camungo – Cusco or Lima
Early in the morning, start our journey back to Cusco, first sail by boat to the town of Colorado then by car to Puerto Carlos, after crossing the Inambari river, take our private bus to Cusco, we’ll be arriving around 19: 00 hours and we’ll leave the hotel. For people who want to take a flight from Puerto Carlos must take another car for a period of 2.30 hours to Puerto Maldonado airport and take the last flight to Cusco around 15:00 hours or lime around 17 : 00 Hrs. Transfer from the hotel to the airport and dinner on your own.
- Guía naturalista en inglés y español
- Transporte en bus privado
- El transporte en bote privado
- Alojamiento en alberge Tambo Blanquillo
- Cocinero y tres comidas por día (vegetariano a pedido)
- Agua mineral durante el viaje
- Todas las entradas
- Botas de goma.
- first breakfast
- Water the first day
- Soft drinks and beer
- Personal expenses
What to Bring
- Long-sleeved shirt and long pants
- Hot packs (for morning fog on the river)
- Water bottle or canteen
- Trekking sandals, swimwear, towel and a backpack
- Mosquito repellent DEET 50%
- sunscreen, sunglasses
- Flashlight with extra battery
- Plastic bags
- Hat or cap
- Extra money to buy drinks
- Binocular is very important, the best are (Vortex, Leica, Zeiss, Swarovski, Nikon, Bushnell) 8×20, 8×32, 10×25, 10×40, 10×42
- Rain poncho
- camera with extra battery