ABRA MALAGA WITH MACHUPICCHU

4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS

PRICE TOUR

01 person    $ 1,953.00 USD per person   
02 persons $ 1,124.00 USD per person
03 persons $    915.00 USD per person
04 persons $    760.00 USD per person
  05 persons or more   $    707.00 USD per person

TOUR

3 am we pick you up from your hotel and take to the western side of the Abra Malaga, first stop will be at las peñas, here is possible to see White tufted Sunbeam,  creamy crested Spinetail, Swallow-tailed Hummingbird, Ornate Tinamou, after we continue to the top of the Mountain and visit the Polylepis forest, area where we will have the chance to see Striped headed Antpitta, White browed Tit-Spinetail, Tawny Tit-Spinetail, Line fronted and Junin Canastero, Royal Cinclodes, Ash breasted Tit-Tyrant, Giant Conebill, Thick billed Siskin, Puna Tapaculo, White winged Diuca Finch. Late in the afternoon we return to Ollantaytambo where we spend the night in double room with private bathroom and hot shower. B,L.

DAY 1.- CUSCO TO WESTERN SIDE OF ABRA MALAGA AND OLLANTAYTAMBO:

3 am we pick you up from your hotel and take to the western side of the Abra Malaga, first stop will be at las peñas, here is possible to see White tufted Sunbeam,  creamy crested Spinetail, Swallow-tailed Hummingbird, Ornate Tinamou, after we continue to the top of the Mountain and visit the Polylepis forest, area where we will have the chance to see Striped headed Antpitta, White browed Tit-Spinetail, Tawny Tit-Spinetail, Line fronted and Junin Canastero, Royal Cinclodes, Ash breasted Tit-Tyrant, Giant Conebill, Thick billed Siskin, Puna Tapaculo, White winged Diuca Finch. Late in the afternoon we return to Ollantaytambo where we spend the night in double room with private bathroom and hot shower. B,L.


DAY 2.- OLLANTAYTAMBO TO EASTERN SIDE OF ABRA MALAGA AND SANTA TERESA:

4 am leaving towards the eastern side of the Abra Malaga  pass, after the top we  look for gray breasted Seedsnipe,  Black faced Ibis, next stop is around canchayoj looking for Puna Thistletail, Parodis Hemispingus, Tit-like Dacnis, Violet throated Starfrontlet, Cusco Brush Finch, continue the road down to Carrizales,  we have the chance for Inca Wren, Golden collared Tanager, Unstreaked Tit-Tyrant, Marcapata Spinetail , continue the road to Santa Teresa. We spend the night in double  room with private bathroom and hot, shower. B,L.


DAY 3.- SANTA TERESA TO AGUAS CALIENTES:

After an early breakfast we walk along the rail road towards aguas calientes town below Machupicchu, we will pass through the hydroelectric and Mandor, (15 km) this is very interesting walk because it goes along the Urubamba river   where we have the chance to see Torrent Duck, White capped Dipper, mix species flocks with silver backed tanager, Sclater's and  Ashy-headed Tyrannulet, Blue backed Conebill, the  endemic  Green and White Hummingbird. After a very productive walk we arrive to Aguas calientes and spend the night in double room with private bathroom and hot shower. B,L. 


DAY 4.- MACHUPICCHU CUSCO:

4:30 breakfast, 5:30 taking the bus up to the Machupicchu archaeological site which opens at 6:00 am after we enter we will concentrate on birds till 8:30 here the Inca wren is very popular. After taking the advantage of the good activity in the morning we will concentrate on the incredible Inca history and impressive Inca architecture. After buffet lunch in Machupicchu we walk down the road towards aguas calientes, looking for Barred Fruiteater, ocellated Piculet, Rusty Flowerpiercer, Variable Antshrike, Oleaginous Hemispingus, Sierran and Highland Elaenia. Late in the  afternoon we take  the train back to Cusco and leave you in your hotel. B,L.


TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Private car service for 3 days.
  • Professional Birding Guide.
  • Hotel 3 nights in Ollantaytambo, Santa Teresa, Aguas calientes.
  • Entrance to Abra Malaga.
  • Entrance to Machupicchu.
  • Bus up and down in Machupicchu.
  • Train ticket from Aguas calientes to Cusco.
  • Food  4  breakfast 4 lunch (01 buffet lunch in Machupicchu).
  • Professional cook.
  • Drinking water only for the first 3 days.

NOT INCLUDED:

  • 4 Dinners
  • Binoculars
  • Alcoholic drinks and sodas.
  • Entrance to the hot spring.