Petroglyphs of Pusharo 6 Days / 5 Nights
Los Petroglifos de Pusharo constituyen un único y extenso sitio de arte rupestre en el Parque Nacional Manu, en el sureste de Perú, una extensión selvática que todavía contiene áreas inexploradas y poco conocidas, y para las cuales se requiere un permiso gubernamental oficial para entrar.
DAY 1: CUSCO-paradise lodge
In the morning we pick you up from your Hotel in Cusco at 6 am. in our all-terrain vehicle to travel through Andean mountains, beautiful landscapes, rural folk communities like Paucartambo and Ninamarca (chullpas or funerary tombs) that belong to the pre-Inca culture LUPACAS. Then we climb the last mountain to reach Acjanaco, entrance to the MANU NATIONAL PARK, from where we descend to the leafy cloud forest which hosts a great variety of flora and fauna. Being an ideal place for epiphytes, orchids, broméelas, etc. At 15 p.m. Take a walk inside the cloud forest and appreciate the National bird of Peru. The colorful Cock of the Rocks in their dance ritual of mating, as well as toucans, trogons, quetzales, monkeys and with luck the spectacled bear of South America (Tremantus ornatos). Overnight at our comfortable paradise lodge.
DAY 2: paradise lodge- amazon hummingbird lodge
Early in the morning wake up under the birds singing and walk in the high Amazon forest, visiting coca plantations, yucca, and other native products of the place. In the trajectory to the tourist port of Atalaya we will observe a great variety of species of birds, families of monkeys accompanied with spectacular waterfalls.
In the middle of the afternoon prepare to head for the important Machuwasi lake or cave with the help of the telescope. We will observe a great variety of lake birds such as herons, hawks, ducks, hoatzins, oropéndolas, families of capybara (the largest rodent in the world) Luck, anaconda or boa impresionate. After a visit to Lake Machuwassi we continue to our hostel,
DAY 3: amazon hummingbird lodge – NATIVE COMMUNITY PALOTOA TEPARO
After a healthy breakfast we embark on our boat to go to the port of Santa Cruz, there we will visit the surveillance post of the Manu National Park. In which all visitors authorized by the head of the PNM must be registered.
Suddenly the journey continues in a small boat of a small dimension for low-flow rivers, up the river from Palotoa to the community of Palotoa Teparo.
DAY 4: PALOTOA TEPARO – PETROGLIFOS PUSHARO
Very early to realize a walk of 5 hours aprox. By means of trails and beaches along the Palotoa river, appreciating a great variety of birds and families of monkeys; once it arrives to the port of Meganto, it is the moment to explore and locate the main panel and the others that are in the different points of the place. Recordings that astonishes our own and strangers with the finely carved expressions that left us a message of the riches of the Amazon. In the main panel is the main God of the INCAS the sun in its three wonderful moments of the day as a sign of respect the rising sun, the sun shining and the setting sun. To the extreme right is located the profile of the face Inca the ruler of the Inca empire undoubtedly the immense recordings that are shown in the panel is u challenge to decipher. Lunch box lunch and Return.
Afternoon visit and interaction with the families of this ethnic group Matsiguenka.
DAY 5: PALATEA TEPARO -amazon hummingbird lodge
After a healthy breakfast start a 3 hour excursion into the tropical forest, looking for birds, mammals, reptiles, medicinal plants and giant trees that hang the famous lianas where one can rock like a real Tarzan an unforgettable experience! The naturalist guide will illustrate the behavior and the interrelation that exists between the fauna and flora of the place.
Then board our boat and return through the same river Palotoa and Madre de Dios to our lodge. Sport fishing and swimming in one of the safest places on the course.
DAY 6 amazon hummingbird lodge – PILCOPATA – CUSCO CITY
Very early we embark on our boat upstream river port atalaya done we wait for our bus back to San Pedro again to appreciate the famous Gallito of the rocks, continuing our return to the ancient capital of the Incas Cusco, and we arrive to 4:00 p.m.
The walks or nocturnal activities are possible every night, which will be at the disposal of the organization of our guides.
- Professional naturalist guide (English and Spanish).
- Private transport of bus and boat with safety equipment.
- Entry ticket to the rock cock platform.
- Entrance Ticket to the Petroglyphs of PUSHARO Historic Cultural Area of the Manu National Park
- Entry ticket to the community of Palotoa Teparo
- Double accommodation in the lodge (overnight) and camping shops.
- First aid kit.
- Mineral water.
- Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and vegetarian option) & snack.
- Long rubber boots and rain ponchos.
- Work paper and list of flora and fauna of the Manu.
- Drinks and extra expenses.
- Travel insurance.
WHAT YOU MUST TAKE:
- Lightweight long-sleeved clothes and long trousers, sandals, towel, bathing suit and personal medication.
- Machine daily and backpack of luggage.
- Bococulars and cameras with zoom.
- Waterproof jacket.
- Repelent of insects at least 10% of deet.
- Lens, sun block and hat or cap and Flashlight or lamp