- DAY 1: Huacarpay Lake – Cloud Forest
We will pick you up from your hotel or aiport in cusco and drive to Huacarpay Lake; this natural Andean marsh provides great chances for our target species. Then we will start our birding drive to Acjanaco pass where Manu National Park starts, but there are some stops for lunch and some puna species. After the pass our birding time will be officialy in manu where mixed flocks shows, tanagers and other species. Dinner and night in Cock of the Rock or Paradise Logde.
Target Species: Bearded Mountanier (E), Giant Hummingbird, Chestnut-Breasted Mountain-Finch (E), Giant Coot, Crested Duck, Andean Goose, Plumbeous Sierra-Finch, Ash-breasted Sierra-Finch, Andean Flicker, Puna Ibis, Hooded Siskin, Black Siskin, Band-tailed Seedeater, Peruvian Sierra-Finch, Slender-billed Miner, Creamy-crested Spinetail (E), Brow-Backed Chat-tyrant, Black-throated, Moustached, Masked Floweriercers, Gray-mantled Wren, Mountain Foliage-Gleaner, Olive-Backed Woodcreeper, Stripe Threehunter, Scale-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 2: Cock of the rock Lodge
We will have full morning birding along Manu road and lodge surroundings and we will have some time to enjoin the feeders. After lunch, we will keep birding for some missing species and we will try to see Lyre-tailed Nightjar display before dusk. Night in Cock of the Rock Lodge or 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, 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 3: Birding lower Manu Road - Amazon
Breakfast and we will have full morning birding explroing the lower part of manu road untill we get alto madre dios river wher we will get a boat to navihate for 20 minutes to reach our next birding spot. After all accommodations we wil so birding in the afternoon some birding extra species. There are feeders to watch on our resting timen. We will do some Owling before dinner. Night in Amazonia Lodge or Similar.
- Day 4: Parrot clay lick, Floodplain forest
Early breakfast and we will visit a small parrot clay lick for a numbers of them and after this amazing experience we will visit a small lagoon for several other species found there. We will back for lunch and after we will do some extra birding. Dinner and nigh in Amazonia Lodge or Similar.
- DAY 5: Birding up to mountain forest
Early start birding along the road up to the mirador and back to 2,900 m for mountan species. We will do pic nic lunch for more birds more fun, We usually arrive to our las lodge late afternoon. Dinner and Night in wayqecha station or similar.
Target Species: Tit-like Dacnis, 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 drive to Cusco
Afte breakfast we wil have part of the morning and them we will take take our way to Cusco city, But we will explore san salvador lake and surroundings for some extra species: We usually arrive to Cusco around 4:30 pm.
Have a nice birding Trip!