Cock of the Rock Lodge

Peru

  • Owned by a rainforest conservation group
  • Stunning cloudforest location
  • Spot the Peruvian national bird, the Cock of the Rock
  • Network of walking trails
  • Wonderful birdwatching

Open: Cock of the Rock Lodge is open all year.

Location: Cock of the Rock Lodge is Manu cloud forest in the Andes Mountains. It's 165kms from Cusco and the drive takes about 8 hours including stops.

Rooms: There are 12 individual wooden bungalows providing basic accommodation with twin beds, mosquito nets, screened windows and private bathrooms with showers and flush toilets. There is hot water for showers and partial electricity. Bottles of drinking water are provided in each room. Bungalows have verandas with views of the gardens.

Activities: You can visit the lek (mating ground) of the Cock of the Rock near the lodge each morning and evening to witness the mating display. There are walking trails in the grounds looking out for hummingbirds among the many bird species, woolly and capuchin monkeys and spectacled bears. There's a one hour circuit which takes in a bamboo forest.

Facilities: There's a dining room set on a raised platform where communal meals are served. The lodge has a cosy lounge. Both overlook the grounds. Tea and coffee are available throughout the day. There's a small shop selling a limited range of gifts.

Dining: Meals are eaten together. The food is good and wholesome, served in generous portions.

Children: Children are welcome at Cock of the Rock Lodge, though there may be age limits on certain activities. Please contact us for information.

Health: We recommend malaria prophylactics and a valid Yellow Fever certificate is needed.

Communication: There is no internet access.

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Client Rating for Peru 5/5 from 58 reviews

I loved it so much but we weren't there long enough. Lovely rooms,(cabins)excellent food. Stunning surroundings. Needed another 2 days.

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