Amazon Jungle 4-Day Itinerary

Amazon Jungle 4-Day Itinerary

Journey into the Amazon Jungle, enjoy a boat ride down the river, stay in an eco-lodge and venture on wildlife excursions
Activity Level: 1  | Duration: 4 days, 3 nights | Group Size: 2-16 | Price: $875

Overview

This 4-day trip will take you into the Amazon jungle. The trip starts in Cusco with a flight to Puerto Maldonado where you will where you will enjoy traveling down the river on your way to an ethereal Eco Lodge nestled in the rain forest. 

During your stay in the lodge, you will have several excursions into the jungle where you will see wildlife, trees, plants, flowers, flora and fauna. 

The trip ends the same way it began, with a boat ride from your Eco Lodge back to Puerto Maldonado where you will take a plane back to Cusco. 

Trip Highlights

  • Experience the Amazon Jungle!
  • All-inclusive stay in Eco Lodge, located in the heart of the jungle
  • Incredible wildlife present throughout
  • Ride a canoe down the river
  • Enjoy cultural experiences
  • No hiking or camping

Activities

  • Light - Moderate Walking
  • Scenery
  • Wildlife
  • Culture
  • Great company

Accommodations

  • 3 nights in Eco Lodge in the heart of the jungle

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

TRANSPORTATION
Transportation provided for this trip includes:
   - Pick up from your hotel in Cusco and transport to airport
   - Flight from Cusco or Lima to Puerto Maldonado 
   - Pick up from airport and transport to boat
   - Boat ride on the river to Eco Lodge
   - Flight back to Cusco
ALL MEALS
We provide all meals are included for this trip.

NOTE: Please notify our staff of any food allergies or restrictions, and we will ensure that the food is prepared properly.
PROFESSIONAL GUIDES
Kusa Treks strives for greatness and this begins and ends with our people. All of our Lead and Assistant Guides are locals to this region and studied Tourism and/or Archaeology in University. They are all fluent in English and are passionate about their work.

Trust us when we say, there is no better person to be on a trip with than a Kusa Treks guide. You will be in incredible hands.
LODGING
3 nights in Amazon Eco Lodge

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED:

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS
This tour begins and ends in Cusco, Peru. You are responsible for getting to Cusco. We do offer a flight booking service, and the price for international flights will depend on origin city, time of travel and preferred class of cabin.

If you are interested in having us book your flights, please inform our team at the time of booking.
HOTELS IN CUSCO/LIMA
We include the accommodations you will need for the 4 days and 3 nights of this tour. We highly recommend that you arrive to Cusco at least 2 full days before starting a trek to ensure proper acclimation to the high elevation.

You are responsible for booking your own hotels in Cusco/Lima before and after the tour.

As with flights, we do offer a hotel booking service. The price for hotels in Cusco/Lima will depend on your preferred class of hotel. If you are interested in having us book your hotels, please inform our team at the time of booking.
NATURE RESERVE FEE
There is a $22 USD Nature Reserve fee that must be paid in person upon reaching the Amazon. 

Pricing:

We offer private service for this trip.

PRICE: $875 USD per person

NOTE: We require a minimum of 2 people to book this trip.

Itinerary:

AMAZON JUNGLE TOUR 4-DAY ITINERARY:

High Level Itinerary:

DAY 1: Journey Down The River To The Lodge

You’ll start this incredible adventure with a flight from Cusco to the jungle town of Puerto Maldonado. From here, you’ll journey down the river to an eco-lodge, located in the heart of the jungle. Observe an abundance of wildlife during the trip.

DAY 2: Forest Trails And Wetlands

The first full day in the jungle will be spent on walking trails to reach Lake Condenado.

DAY 3: Deeper Into The Forest

We’ll venture deeper into the jungle today to spot more wildlife, including hundreds of different species of birds, caiman and giant river otters!

DAY 4: Journey Back Down The River

One final breakfast at the lodge and then you’ll journey on the river back the way you came to Puerto Maldonado. You will be taken to the airport for your return flight to either Cusco or Lima.


Details For Each Day

DAY 1: Journey Down The River To The Lodge
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Walking Time: ~1 hour
  • Accommodations: Eco Lodge
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 2: 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 3: 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 4: Journey Back Down The River
  • 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 to Cusco or Lima.