You will arrive at Lima International Airport. We will welcome and transfer to our hotel near the airport.
- DAY 2: Villa Marshes/Pucusana-Flight to Cusco
Morning birding along villa marshes which is located 30 minutes from our hotel. After some hours of birding, we will go to Pucusana for our semi pelagic trip. After lunch, we will drive to Lima airport for our late afternoon flight to Cusco. Night in Hotel
- DAY 3: Birding the Manu Road
Breakfast and then we will start our birding adventure driving to Hucarpay Lake for target species. Then we will continuos our drive to Paucartambo and Acjanaco pass where Manu National Park starts. After the pass, we will start searching for mixed flocks along man road. We will try to get in time for Lyred-Tailed Nightjar display at dusk another wise we will do on next afternoon Dinner and Night in Manu Paradise Lodge (at 1500m)
Target Species: Bearded Mountaineer (E), Moustached Flowerpiercer, Hooded Mountain-Tanager, Scarlet-bellied Mountain-Tanager, Golden-collared Tanager, Grass-green Tanager, Gray-mantled Wren, Mountain Foliage-Gleaner, Olive-Backed Woodcreeper, Stripe Threehunter, Sc
ale-crested Pygmy-Tyrant, Inca Flycatcher(E), Marble-faced Bristle-Tyrant, Stripe-Chested Antwren, White-backed Fire-Eye, Black-eared Hemispingus, Yellow-breasted Antwren, Yungas Manakin, Yellow-throated, common Clorospingus, Dusky-Green Oropendola, Brown Tinamou, Rufous-tailed Tyrant, Chestnut-backed Antshrike, Unicolored Antshrike, Andean Motmot, Rufescent Screech-Owl, Blue-naped Chlorophonia, Yellow-breasted Antbird, Black-streaked Puffbird, and many others.
- DAY 4: Cock of the Rock Lek, Manu Road
Early and late afternoon birding along the road for mixed flocks and residents species. There is a chance to watch the amazing Cock of the Rock Lek and We for our free time watching the hummingbird feeders. We will try also at dusk for some owls. Night in Manu Paradise Lodge
Target Species: Andean Cock of the Rock, Versicolored Barbet, Beryl-spangled, Safron-Crown, Golden Tanagers and Orange-eared, Yellow-throated, Slaty, Golden-naped, Paradise, Blue-necked, Bay-headed, Spotted Tanagers, Deep-blue Flowerpiercer, Three-stripe Warbler, Russet-crowned Warbler, Black-faced Brush-finch, Golden-headed Quetzal, Crested Quetzal, Amazonian Umbrellabird, Wire-crested Thorntail, Speckled Hummingbird, Violet-headed Hummingbird, Peruvian Piedtail (E), Many-spotted Humminbird, Botted Raquetail, Gray-mantled Wren, Mountain Foliage-Gleaner, Olive-Backed Woodcreeper, Stripe Threehunter, Scale-crested Pygmy-Tyrant, Marble-faced Bristle-Tyrant, Stripe-Chested Antwren, White-backed Fire-Eye, Black-eared Hemispingus, Yellow-breasted Antwren, Yungas Manakin, Yellow-throated, common Clorospingus, Dusky-Green Oropendola, Brown Tinamou, Rufous-tailed Tyrant, Chestnut-backed Antshrike, Unicolored Antshrike, Andean Motmot, Rufescent Screech-Owl, Blue-naped Chlorophonia, Yellow-breasted Antbird and many others.
- DAY 5: Birding Upper Manu Road
Today we will have a full Morning birding for some missing and extra species. Then we will drive up to 3,000 mts where we will arrive in our last lodge in Manu Road. We will try to do some owling before dinner and night at Wayqecha Station.
Target Species: Scarlet-bellied Mountain-Tanager, Grass-green Mountain-Tanager, Chestnut-bellied Mountain-Tanager, Hooded Mountain-Tanager, Barred Becard, Red-crested and Chestnut-crested Cotingas, Slaty-backed Chat-tyrant, Golden-headed Quetzal, Golden-collared Tanager, Gray-breasted Mountain-Toucan, Blue-banded Toucanet, Red and White Antpitta (E), Marcapata Spinetail (E) and many others.and many others.
- DAY 6: Birding and drive to Cusco
Morning birding along the Manu road for some missing or extra species. After lunch, we will drive back to Cusco. Dinner and night in Hotel
- DAY 7: Machu Picchu time!
Early transfer to Poroy train station for our train trip to Aguas Calientes and bus drive up to the entrance. There we will meet our local guide for your culture time along the Inca Site. After your amazing time along with Machu Picchu, we will back to the small town for lunch and then our train back to Cusco. Dinner and Night in Hotel
- DAY 8: Flight to Puerto Maldonado & Lake Sandoval
Morning transfer to Lima Airport for our flight to Puerto Maldonado. There we will welcome and transfer to Madre de Dios River port for our boat trip for 30 minutes, then we will walk for 40 minutes searching for some amazonian species along the trail. At the end of the trail, we will take a small boat to enjoin the oxbow lake, birds, and wildlife on our way to get our lodge. Dinner and night in Sandoval Home Lodge
Birds: Purus, white-throated, bluish-fronted Jacamars, Spot-throated, Crimson-crested, Lineated, Little, Cream-colored Woodpeckers, Black, Red-throated Caracaras, Red-bellied, Blue-headed, Chestnut-fronted Macaws, Blue-headed Parrot, Black-capped Donnacobiuos, Red-breasted Meadowlark, Rusty-fronted Tody-tyrant, Common Tody-Flycatcher, Yellow-browed Tody-Flycatcher, Purple-throated Fruitcrow, Bare-necked Fruitcrow, Golden-Collared Toucanet, Emerald Toucanet, Curl-crested Aracari, Chestnut-eared Aracari, Ivory-billed Aracari, Ringed Woodpecker, Blue-headed Macaw, Red and Green Macaw, Scarlet Macaw, Drab Water-Tyrant, Capped Heron, Ladder-tailed Nightjar, Sand-colored nighthawk, Cocoi Heron, Horned Screamer, Great-black Hawk, White-winged Swallow, White-banded Swallow, and many others.
Early birding by boat along the lake for resident species and with good luck a family of Giant Otters, Black Caiman, Agami Heron, Capped Heron, kingfishers and much other wildlife. After a nice early morning, we will back to our lodge for breakfast, and after we will keep birding along the trails. Then we will take the boat again to search for more species before dark.
Birds: Ringed, Green, Amazon, Green and Rufous, Pygmy Kingfishers, Agami, Capped, Cocoi Herons, Green ibis, Silvered Antbird, Streak Antwren, Long-billed Woodcreeper, Point-tailed Palmcreeper, Hoatzin, Cream-colored, Lineated, Crimson-crested Woodpeckers, White-winged, White-banded Swallows, Black-cowled Wood-Rail, Paradise, Great jacamars, Black-tailed, Blue-crowned, Collared, Amazonian Trogons, Amazonian, Rufous, Broad-billed Motmots, Pale-winged Trumpeter, Curl-crested, Ivory-billed, Letter, Chestnut-eared Aracaris, Buff-throated, Cinnamon-throated, Elegant, Inanbari, Wedge-billed, Plain-brown, Long-tailed Woodcreepers, Black-faced, White-browed, Chestnut-tailed, Gray, White-throated Antbirds and many others.
- DAY 10: Birding, Puerto Maldonado - Explorers Inn Lodge
Today we will leave Sandoval lake. After breakfast, we will do some birding along the lake and the trail to get the main river. Then we will back to Puerto Maldonado where we will start our next briding spot. we will have 3 hours boat trip to get our lodge with the chance to see several species along the Tambopata river bank. We usually arrive at our lodge late afternoon. There is a chance to do some owling before dinner. Night in Explorers Inn Lodge
- DAY 11: Canopy Tower Birding and trails.
Early breakfast and we will go to the canopy tower for the first hours of the morning. Then we will keep birding along the trail for some other species. After lunch, we will bird other trails and back to the canopy tower for some missing species if we need it for the afternoon. Night in Explorers Inn Lodge
Birds: Purple-throated Fruitcrow, Bare-necked Fruitcrow, Golden-Collared Toucanet, Emerald Toucanet, Curl-crested Aracari, Chestnut-eared Aracari, Ivory-billed Aracari, Ringed Woodpecker, Blue-headed Macaw, Red and Green Macaw, Scarlet Macaw and many others.
- DAY 12: Birding, Puerto Maldonado
Some birding in the morning and then we will be transferred to Puerto Maldonado. In the afternoon some birding. Dinner and night in Hotel
- DAY 13: Chuncho Macaw Clay Lick - Lima
Early drive and boat ride to the upper Tambopata River with the chance to find Orinoco Goose, Razor-Billed Curassow and with good luck Jaguar, Tapir, or even Puma. We will take with us our breakfast. We will try to arrive before at the best time to enjoin the popular Chuncho Macaw Clay Lick. Every morning macaws, parrots, parakeets meet here to socialize and get some minerals from the river bank (cliff) as important for their diet. After a morning full of parrots and macaws, we will back for lunch to celebrate our amazing time together. Then you will be transferred to Puerto Maldonado Airport for your flight to Lima.
Have a Great Trip