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Wayqecha Cloud Forest Birding Lodge

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Kilometer 39 of the Paucartambo-Pillcopata Road, Paucartambo Peru See on map
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Shuttle Bus Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The 1450 acre reserve around Wayqecha Biological Station is a biodiversity hotspot where treeless plains of the altiplano meet cloud forest. Wayqecha sits at 2950m above sea level, atop a steep slope that drops off sharply into the valley below. We stayed here for two...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Niel M
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Tucked just below one of the mountain switchbacks on the upper Manu Road, The Wayqecha Cloud Forest Biological Station & Birding Lodge is the perfect (and only) place for tourists to observe the flora and fauna of Manu's high-elevation zones: puna grasslands, elfin forest, and...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Eric L
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

The birding May be outstanding (birds just happened to be absent during our visit), but the lodge itself is below par. Rooms are OK, but it was cold, cold shower before bed, food OK, wifi inadequate. But the birding should be terrific.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank JEHSAH
Reviewed July 8, 2018

We stayed for one night at this location on our way to Amazonia Lodge. We had driven from Cusco after nearly 9 hours of birding. We were met by the manager and his staff who helped with our luggage. We were staying at Kabana #...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank ram320
Reviewed May 16, 2018

I visited Wayqecha a few weeks back and had an incredible experience. Between the bird watching, orchid hike, canopy walk, and trails on the property there is so much to experience, and the staff are unbelievably knowledgeable and willing to share. In terms of accommodations,...More

Date of stay: May 2018
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Description
This 1,400-acre property is a protective buffer to Manu National Park. Explore 9+ miles of forest trails and see where the Andean grasslands transition into lush cloud forests and montane forests below, with More over 200 listed bird species to see along the way. Just 3.5 hours northeast of Cusco—via a spectacular drive through the snow-capped Andes. We can arrange for a private vehicle with an experienced driver. 6 new cabins offer perfect views of clouds rolling across the Andes, and feature comfortable beds, private bathroom, a table and chair, as well as a luggage and clothes rack. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Shuttle Bus Service
Number of rooms
6
Price range
$115 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Peru > Cusco Region > Paucartambo
Number of rooms
6
Price range
$115 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Peru > Cusco Region > Paucartambo
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"All the cabins share the wonderful views of the valleys below and the mountains around."
NielM_11
1 week ago
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"All rooms have spectacular views of the valley below."
21PeterK
Jan 16, 2018
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"We had the cabin closest to the main lodge building and recommend it."
GeorgeF378
Aug 2, 2017
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"All cabins have AMAZING views!"
BirdFriendly
Aug 2, 2017
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