6 days from £2010pp plus international flights.
This journey offers a spectacular descent from Peru's Andean mountains through the cloudforest and down into the rainforest. It is a wonderful trip for seeing the birdlife, plantlife and wildlife of these diverse regions and ecosystems.
You will see valleys at high altitude where farmers eek a living from this tough terrain, grasslands and elfin forest, the unique cloudforest, tropical valleys where tropical fruits and coca are cultivated, and you'll end in the prolific, lush Amazon rainforest.
You'll travel by road and by boat, and return from the forest by plane.
Manu Wildlife Centre is in one of the bio hotspots of the world, and offers some truly amazing wildlife viewing in its proximity.
This is a nature and wildlife adventure par excellence, and has a real sense of journey too.
Guide price from (pp sharing): £2010 (ex. international flights)
Price notes: 2017 guide price pp sharing: £2010 on fixed departures each Saturday from March to December. Private departure are available at extra cost every day in these months.
Bus and boat transportation; twin share accommodation; all meals and snacks; purified water and juices; bilingual naturalist guide; visits to the Macaw Clay Lick Project, Tapir clay licks, oxbow lake, canopy platforms and trail hikes.
Flights and taxes; visa; insurance; meals not shown; drinks; tips; personal expenses.
Getting there: To get to Peru you need to fly into Lima. From here a domestic flight takes you to Cusco. From Europe Iberia Airlines or KLM are most frequently used for this route. There is no direct flight from the UK to Lima. A return flight will cost from about £900.
Departure dates: This is a set departure trip which departs on a Saturday every week from March through December. If you're interested in this holiday, please drop us a line for actual dates.
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Flight time: Both KLM and Iberia have flights to Lima via Europe, leaving the UK early in the morning to arrive in Lima in the evening. The flight time is about 14 hours. It is also possible to fly to Lima via America.
Language: Spanish and Quechua are the official languages.
Visas: Not required for British travellers (up to 90 days). EC nationals can ask us for further advice.
Health: There are no compulsory vaccinations, except yellow fever if visiting the rainforest. Malaria prophylactics are also recommended in the rainforest.