Custom Peru Travel Packages Itineararies
This is a Sample Vacation Package that we have created for customers in the past.
Contact us for a Custom Package created just for you. Day1 -Manu National Park Early in the morning transfer to the airport for a short flight in a small charter plane to Boca Manu. At arrival you will join the rest of the group, who traveled by bus and continue to Limonal where you will camp along the riverbank at the Park Rangers Headquarters. Short walk around the area. Day2 -Manu National Park You will follow the Manu River until we arrive to Salvador Lake, your base campsite. From this vantage point you will have great views of riverside birds, sunbathing caiman, and the enormous capybara. For these two days you will hike through virgin forest and explore, by canoe. You will often see animals sunning themselves on beaches, or foraging for food in the trees lining the riverbanks. Day3 -Manu National Park You will follow the Manu River until we arrive to Salvador Lake, your base campsite. From this vantage point you will have great views of riverside birds, sunbathing caiman, and the enormous capybara. For these two days you will hike through virgin forest and explore, by canoe. You will often see animals sunning themselves on beaches, or foraging for food in the trees lining the riverbanks. Day4 -Manu National Park Once again you will wake up early, enjoy a brief morning walk, eat a relaxing breakfast, then pack up camp and descend the Manu River until Boca Manu. This village is situated a short distance from the confluence of the Manu River with the Alto Madre de Dios River, from here you descend the Madre de Dios River. Early in the afternoon after three hours you will camp on a beach and spend one more night in this magical amazon jungle. Day5 -Manu National Park After a very early wake up, you will board a camouflaged catamaran and go down the river to the "Collpa" macaw lick. You will quietly observe the various parrots feeding on the clay for mineral and salt supplements to their diet of seeds and fruits. The brightly colored macaws usually wait patiently in the surrounding trees until the smaller parrot species have left the area. Slowly, the macaws come down to the clay wall to feed. You need a lot of patience and silence on the catamaran so as not to disturb them as they eat the clay. Around mid morning you will board our canoe to return to the airstrip at Boca Manu and fly back to Cuzco. What is included: Own ground transportation (overland buses and 4WD vehicles) Own boat transportation (covered motor boats) Specialized and bilingual guides 01 night in San Pedro open air lodge 01 night in Erika Lodge 2-person tents, sleeping mattress, meals, dinning tent, cooking tent First aid Kit including anti- ophidian shots Air charters in/out Cuzco-Manu Park permits Radio communication equipment in all lodges and campsites What is not included: Beverages Tips & personal expenses Sleeping bag (can be rented in Cuzco at $5 per day)
Orquídeas de San Pedro Lodge
Orquídeas de San Pedro Lodge is located in the Cultural Zone of the
Manu National Reserve, in the middle of the Cloud Forest at 1700 m.a.sl.
yet comfortable, the Orquídeas de San Pedro lodge can host groups of up
to 36 people in double rooms with comfortable beds, linens and mosquito
nets. This 36 people limit was set expressively to curb the lodge’s
environmental impact on the area. We have a screened dining room and
kitchen, shared bathrooms with hot water, an hammocks overlooking the
surrounding rainforest. Electricity is provided at night by a generator.
Pedro boasts a 5-km trail system around the lodge. Visitors are
encouraged to use the trails whenever they can, always under the
supervision of our experienced guides.
Lodge is located near the Alto Madre de Dios River and is flanked by
the Piñi Piñi river and a set of mountains located in the transition
zone between high and low jungle, encompassing different habitats. This
altitude range explains the high diversity of wildlife found around this
area. Our lodge has 90 hectares of forest declared as Private Reserve
in 1992. Erika Lodge opened its doors in 1970 becoming the first tourist
shelter in Peru. It has been used in the past by expeditions in search
of the “Paititi” (the lost golden city of the Inkas), the Petroglyphs of
Pusharo and the Pyramids of Paratoari.
yet still comfortable, Erika can house groups of up to 40 guests at a
time in double bedrooms which include linens and mosquito netting. Our
dining room and kitchen also have mosquito netting, and our shared
bathrooms have running hot water. Electricity is supplied at night by a
Our Exclusive Canopy Zip Line
Erika Lodge, our guests traverse from tree to tree and platform to
platform using pulleys on horizontal traverse cables zip lines), as they
sail through the treetops of the tropical rainforest canopy, and over
the trails far below. Expert guides assist you in this exciting journey
through the different layers of the rain forests and explain what’s
going on around you from the time you leave the ground, until you rappel
back down to the forest floor.
boasts a 15-km surrounding trail system that connects the lodge and the
forest. Visitors can use the trail whenever they wish,as long as they
are accompanied by a guide. The forest and river on the way to Erika
Lodge is home to many species of plants and animals, some of these
endangered. The forest is also a source of seeds and trees for
MAMMAL CLAY LICK
through a trail leading to a 15-foot high observation platform
overlooking the mammal Clay Lick. We will wait for the lumbering
peccaries to arrive and photograph them in action. Note: Observing
mammals on this spot depends on luck, staff availability and weather
PARROTS CLAY LICK
5 minutes by boat from Erika lodge, we arrive to parrot´s clay lick
here we can observe from the river bank some parrots species like the
blue-headed parrot, white eyed parakeets, yellow crowned and others,
they go every morning to eat a bit from the clay lick all minerals and
salt for their regular diet.