Wildlife of Peru
Andes to Amazon - an exploration of Peru’s fascinating wildlife
Departing: Sunday 2 May 2021
Returning: Friday 14 May 2021
Duration: 13 days
A comprehensive sweep through diverse habitats from arid coasts to Amazon rainforest, from Humboldt penguins on the Pacific coast to tropical cloud forest in the Andean foothills. Nick Davies, highly respected naturalist and engaging trip scholar, will explore diverse aspects of animal behaviour, from leaf-cutter ants to sloths, butterflies and monkeys. He will also discuss his favourite bird, the cuckoo (of which Peru boasts 16 species).
The tour culminates with five nights in the Tambopata National Reserve, an area of pristine rainforest covering over 275,000 hectares, home to the world's largest macaw clay lick and a record number of animal species including the rare harpy eagle.
- Search for the elusive Andean cock-of-the-rock, Peru’s national bird, at Machu Picchu
- Stay in some of Peru’s most comfortable and characterful hotels
- Spend five days deep in the Amazon rainforest, and visit parrot and macaw clay licks
ACTIVITY LEVEL: MEDIUM
Per person sharing, includes internal but not international flights. Single supplement £1,180.
$7,140 - please note that this US Dollar price is based on the exchange rate in February 2019. Contact the operator for the most up-to-date price information.