Today we begin
our descent down into the jungle. Taking our private
transport or local bus we head out of the valley,
north to the town of Quillabamba. Driving over the
Abra de Malaga at 4300 m.s.n.m , we will descend
until the 2750 m.s.n.m Alfamayo where we will take
the bicycles and we will make the unforgettable
descent until Santa Marķa at 1430 m.s.n.m into high
jungle with its coffee and banana plantations to our
rest place for the night, the small lodge in Santa
Maria - Quillabamba.
Breakfast and we continue further north
following the mighty Urubamba River, with its twists
and turns. Our guide will teach us about the area,
the spectacular flora and fauna, the birds and the
fruit in this vibrant area in Cusco, Peru. Tonight
we will sleep and eat under the stars in Ivochote.
Passing through small jungle towns with their
effervescent atmosphere we make our way to the port
of Ivochote. Here we will board our motorized canoe
for the journey through the magical Pongo de
Mainique and the rich jungle. On arrival to the
Pongo we will have the opportunity to admire the
beauty of this truly spiritual area and the
waterfall portal to the afterlife for the
We will then leave the Pongo camping in tent for the
next few days.
An early rise so that we may visit a Macaw
Claylick, which is feeding area for Macaws and is
situated near our campsite. On our return we will
have breakfast and an expertly guided tour of the
various plantations that make up our jungle centre.
For those that want we will take to the jungle
trails to see the incredible scenery, to learn about
the indigenous plants and animals in the area.
we Take the early Breakfast and we undertake
the return trip to Ivochote where we will eat lunch
in our Lodge, it stops then to continue to the
quillabamba city, capital of the forest of the
convention, here we have dinner and we spend the
night in Hostal
Day 6. After the Breakfast we go to the bus station
to take the bus of return to Cusco, after having
lived the best experience in our lives!
Meeting at Reserv. Cusco Office / Transfer to the