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Colca Trek LodgeReserve Hotel in Colca Canyon

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COLCA TREK is accredited member of APTA The Association of Adventure Operators of Ecotourism in Arequipa And Authorized Accredited travel agency of the Ministry of Tourism of PERU.

Second Option


4 Days / 3 Nights
(Plane -plane): (SATURDAY - TUESDAY)
Country: Peru
Category: Easy
Season: All year around (departures on Saturday)
Transportation: Boat and airplane
Accommodation: Camping and lodge
Highlights: Tropical Rainforest flora and fauna, jungle exploration.

Day 1

Staff from our office will take you from your hotel to the airport to board our plane to Boca Manu for a 45 minute flight. At this point you will meet your guide and your group. Today we will continue our journey along the Manu River as far as the CAIMAN CAMP, inside the Reserved Area, passing Limonal, the Park Ranger Station, where we will register before entering the Reserved Area. In the course of the trip we will see birds, toucans, macaws, parrots and some mammals such as capybara, tapirs, peccaries and many varieties of turtles, caiman and, if we are lucky, an impressive, lone jaguar. We will arrive at our camp in the mid-afternoon, near the Salvador oxbow-Lake, where we will spend two nights camping on comfortable platforms. (L,D).

Day 2

Today we will make an early start for a long walk of some three or four hours, from the banks of Manu River to Otorongo lake, where we will climb a 15m high observation tower, from where birds such as the exuberantly feathered and primitive Shansho (Hoatzin) can be seen, as well as monkeys feeding on fruits and several species of flowers and rightly-colored butterflies. We will then return to our camp by canoe to enjoy a delicious lunch. The afternoon will be dedicated to exploring Salvador Oxbow lake and the surrounding area aboard our catamaran, from which will be able to observe the mega diversity attracted by this oxbow lake, including Black Caiman, White Caiman, a family of Giant Otters and waterfowl. Return to the camp in the evening. (B,L,D).

Day 3

Early in the morning we will another chance to go for a nature walk or one more visit to the oxbow lake and hear choirs of birds defining their territory in song. As the sun rises, the eastern sky changes to a pale yellow and we will be able to see falcons or other predatory birds patiently searching for prey from the treetops. After lunch we will board our boat again and head downstream towards Boca Manu but this time just floating with out the engine in order to have the opportunity to observ with plenty of time this mighty and diverse enviroment. Arriving at Boca Manu we will visit the native community of the Matshiguenka and Yine ethnic group, also we will visit their botanical garden of medicinal plants and share their activities.

Day 4
In the morning we will go to the airfield at Boca Manu, where we will board our plane to Cusco. Staff from our office will be waiting for you at the Cusco Airport to take to your hotel. (B).


  • 1 Photocopy of passport
  • Daypack
  • Sleeping bag
  • Hiking boots
  • Sweater
  • Light warm jacket
  • Rain gear
  • Long-sleeve cotton shirts
  • Hiking shorts
  • Headgear
  • Swimsuit / Sport sandals
  • Sunscreen / Sunglasses
  • Insect repellant
  • Flashlight
  • Pocket knife
  • Camera and film (ASA 200/400)
  • Binoculars for wildlife viewing 8 or 10X magnification
  • Ziploc bags and garbage bags for clothes, etc.
  • One bottle of water for the first day

This tour includes:

  • Specialized Bilingual guide
  • Accommodation in our lodges and campsites
  • All camping and cooking gear (tents with mosquito nets, mattresses, etc.)
  • Motorized boat with cushioned seats, life jackets and roof
  • Entrance fees to Manu National Park
  • All meals indicated on the itinerary: B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner (soup, main dish and dessert), BL= box lunch. No additional charge for vegetarians
  • Drinking water from Cusco
  • Basic first-aid kit
  • Specialized books are available during the trip

This price doesnt include:

  • Airport Tax. For programs which include flights
  • Excess baggage charges on the plane (Maximum 10 k per person)
  • Personal items and medicines (gear, clothing, laundry, telephone calls, etc.)


COLCA TREK has not only these basic choices, if you like to be out of the normal trail, just let us know we can send you our secret trails, or we are ready to made with you the trip in the way, that you order to do, if it's there any special activity you would like to do, just let me know so that immediately we can send you more details , maybe you need information about rafting, mountain biking or city biking, that we can combine to make the best tour for you, please just ask to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for a immediately answer of our guide Vlado Soto. Thanks.