DAY 9: Flight to Puerto Maldonado, Boat Ride to Eco Lodge
  • Accommodations: EcoLodge in the Amazon Jungle
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Amazon park fee: Included
MORNING

You will be picked up early in the morning from your hotel in Cusco and transferred via private van to the airport for your flight to Puerto Maldonado. You will start your adventure into the rain forest in the jungle town of Puerto Maldonado. Our staff will meet you at the airport and escort you for the 45-mile (72km) river journey. During your boat ride, you will spot an abundance of jungle wildlife!

AFTERNOON

It takes approximately 3 hours to reach the Eco Lodge. This river journey will serve as your first introduction to the rain forest. Upon arriving to the Eco Lodge, you will have an hour or so to relax in hammocks and eat a light lunch. In the late afternoon, you will be invited to enter the forest you saw from the river accompanied by a naturalist guide.

Your naturalist guide will point out local plants indigenous to this area of the world. You will discover and learn about the animals who make this jungle their home.

EVENING

Following this amazing tour, you will head back to the lodge and enjoy a freshly prepared dinner. After dinner you can relax outside and listen to the chorus of sounds as the nocturnal insects and animals of the jungle begin their day.


DAY 10: Forest Trails And Wetlands
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Walking Time: 4-5 hours
  • Accommodations: Eco Lodge
MORNING

You will begin the day with a light walk through the jungle to Lake Condenado. Once you reach the lake, you will board wooden canoes and explore the system of rivers and lakes that stretch out before you. From here you will discover the abundance of wildlife, flora and fauna that make up this incredible place on earth.

AFTERNOON/EVENING

Forest lake systems are the best places to spot birds and other wildlife. After you’ve had your fill of the water systems, you will make your way back to the lodge for dinner.


DAY 11: Deeper Into The Forest
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Walking Time: 3-4 hours
  • Accommodations: Eco Lodge
MORNING

After enjoying a delicious breakfast at the lodge, you will begin another day exploring the jungle. Today you will go deeper into the forest in order to visit the wetland system around Lake Sachavacayoc.

The forests around this beautiful lake teem with bird life, and the waters are home to black caiman and giant river otters. Your guide will take you to the best spots to view as much wildlife as possible!

AFTERNOON/EVENING

Once you’ve thoroughly explored this part of the jungle, you will make your way back to the lodge. Once at the Eco Lodge in the afternoon, you will have time to relax in a hammock or explore the clearly marked trail system on your own.


DAY 12: Journey Back Down the River and Then to Lima
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Walking Time: NA
  • Accommodations: NA
MORNING

You will depart from the Eco Lodge in the morning and travel back to the port in Puerto Maldonado. At the port, a private van will transport you to the airport for your return flight to Lima, where you will be able to connect to your international flight back home. Farewell friends!