DAY 01: CUSCO - CLOUD FOREST - LODGE
Early in the morning we leave from Cusco in our comfortable private bus, will go across the mountains passing over more than 3900 m.a.s.l. On the way will make a stop to visit the pre Incas tombs, known as "Chullpas de Ninamarca". Then will continue until Paucartambo (a typical colonial town). We continue and then we are going to reach Acjanacco pass, a nice overview in the entrance of the Manu National Park, the point between the Andes and the jungle.
We will continue descending until the Cloud Forest where we can enjoy the most beautiful species of orchids, heliconies and ferns. This is also the habitat of different species of birds and the endemic wooly monkeys, the famous Cock of the Rock "Rupicula peruviana" We stop to offer him the opportunity to witness the cock of the rocks in the mating ritual. There are also possibilities to observe trogons (Greedy-guts sp.) and much more. If we are lucky we will find the only bear of South America, the Spectacled Bear (Tremarctos ornatus). In the afternoon we arrive to the village of Atalaya, where we take our boat 30 minutes by Alto Madre de Dios River to our typicallodge. Showers and toilets shared available.