The Adventure Ahead

Day 1: Lima - Cusco
Arrive to Cusco and transfer to hotel.
PM: City tour of Cusco 3400 m., the Cathedral, Koricancha (the temple of the sun) ruins of Sacsayhuaman, Kenko, Pucapucara and Tambomachay 3600m (3h).
Overnight stay in Cusco.

Day 2: Sacred Valley of the Incas. Chinchero, Moray, Maras, Ollantaytambo
Full day tour Sacred Valley. Drive to Chinchero 33km (1h). Visit the market and ruins 3650m (2h). Then continue the trip to visit the Moray terraces, after we will visit the Salt pans of Maras (2h). Lunch at local family. Drive to Ollanta (1.5h), visit the ruins (2h).
Return to Cusco.
Overnight stay in Cusco.

Day 3: Full day Machu Picchu
AM: Early transfer to train station, train to Aguas Calientes (4 hrs). Arrive and bus ride to Machu Picchu (30'). Guided visit Machu Picchu 2460m (3h).
PM: Return to Aguas Calientes. Train to Cusco 112km (4h). Transfer to hotel.
Overnight stay in Cusco.

Day 4: Full day Rainbow mountain
Very early, we will collect you from your hotel in Cusco by a private vehicle with driver and guide, we will drive south on the main road to Sicuani/Puno until arrive to Cusipata community, where the car will leave, it will be time to start the 8.25km/5.1mi uphill walk to the Rainbow Mountain.

The slope will be gradual on firm ground through pastures, passing small settlements and herds of alpacas, it will be a spectacular walk with views of Ausangate and the other snow peaks. Nothing can prepare us for the spectacular sight of Vinicunca with its beautiful colours spreading across the horizon. At 5,100 meters / 16,732 feet. We will have 360 degrees view of the Ausangate snow-caps on one side and the multi-coloured Vinicunca on the other side – it is pure magic! Return to Cusco.

Day 5: Cusco - Puerto Maldonado
In Cusco, transfer to the airport. Flight to Puerto Maldonado, and journey to the lodge. In Puerto Maldonado you will be met at the airport by your naturalist guide. Trip to the lodge by the Tambopata River (3h). In the afternoon: introductory walk into forest. Night walk: to try to find nocturnal animals.

Day 6: Hike to Lake Condenado
Short drive by motorized canoe to head to the trail head to begin an exploration of the forest by foot and paddle canoe of the lake system of Condenado, rich in bird and aquatic life. Return to the lodge in time for lunch.
PM: At leisure: optional exploratory walks (with or without guide) or bathing in the Gallucunca stream or just relaxing at lodge.
Night tour: searching for caiman (alligators) by motorized canoe.

Day 7: Puerto Maldonado - Cusco
A dawn start is required for the canoe trip back to Puerto Maldonado. Your guide will take care of you on arrival in Puerto Maldonado and will deal with all the necessities at the airport prior to you departure. Flight to Cusco, on your arrival transfer to hotel.