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Tambopata Research Center & Machu Picchu

10 Days | From $3,190


Highlights

  • Visit Parrot and Macaw clay licks
  • Observe tropical Amazon wildlife
  • Explore villages in the Sacred Valley
  • Privately guided Machu Picchu tour

Visit the largest known macaw clay-lick in the Amazon and later fall asleep listening to the sounds of the jungle in your room. Fly to the Andes and explore the mysterious ruins of Machu Picchu, The Lost City of the Incas, never discovered by the Spanish Conquistadores.

Pricing

  • TRIP LENGTH10 days
  • STARTING AT$3,190 per person
  • INTERNAL FLIGHTSFrom: $571
*Prices based on 2+ travelers

Included
  • Private tour with professional Andean Discovery guide(s)
  • Accommodations based on double occupancy
  • All activities, transfers, and entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Most meals
Not Included
  • International round-trip airfare to Lima
  • Fees for passport and travel insurance
  • Gratuities

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Arrive in Lima and transfer to your hotel with Andean Discovery staff.

Overnight: Lima Airport Ramada

Fly to the Amazon Basin town of Puerto Maldonado, and continue by canoe down the Tambopata River to Refugio Amazonas lodge, with wildlife viewing en route. Nocturnal excursion to search for black caiman, which can grow up to 20 feet in length.

Overnight: Refugio Amazonas (B, L, D)

After breakfast, hike to the canopy tower and observe wildlife in the primary forest from the 100-foot tall structure. This afternoon, travel by canoe four and a half hours upriver to the Tambopata Research Center, located in one of the most pristine and remote regions of the Amazon rainforest.

Overnight: Tambopata Research Center (B, L, D)

Early rise this morning and transfer to a river bank observation point. On a clear morning, view dozens of colorful parrots and macaws flock around the clay lick. This afternoon, enjoy a nature walk to spot a Squirrel, Brown, Capuchin, and Spider Monkeys. Evening lecture from a TRC researcher about conservation efforts and threats.

Overnight: Tambopata Research Center (B, L, D)

Early rise this morning and transfer to a river bank observation point for another opportunity to observe the Macaw Clay Licks.

After breakfast, continue exploring the rainforest around the Tambopata Research Center.

Overnight: Tambopata Research Center (B, L, D)

Retrace your river journey back to Puerto Maldonado, fly to Cusco and descend into the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

Overnight: Sol y Luna Lodge & Spa (B, L, D)

Descend into the Sacred Valley and explore Incan ruins and a local market in Pisac. Late afternoon train to Aguas Calientes.

Overnight: Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel (B, L, D)

Enjoy a comprehensive, private tour of Machu Picchu. This afternoon return to Cusco.

Overnight: Picoaga Hotel Cusco

Enjoy a city tour of Cusco and fly to Lima. Connect in Lima with your overnight, international flight home.

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