Manu a true heaven of biodiversity proudly stands among the frigid highlands of the And46es and the mysterious thickness of the Peruvian Amazon, Manu National Park, Natural Protected Area by the State, which is the core of the Reserve whose generosity of flora and fauna, which coexist with communities with ancestral cultures over a million 716 thousand hectares, earned him that in 1977 is recognized as a Biosphere Reserve and as a World Heritage Site in 1987 by the Unesco. His vast biodiversity is unmatched even internationally it is estimated that the Manu can hold more than 500,000 species of living organisms, a feast of life! Therefore, the Manu National Park is one of the most important eco-regions of the country, and is even said that the park can be protected with the greatest biological diversity in the world.
- Type of Tour: Adventure, ecological landscapes and cultural
- Departures Days: Every day
- Season: from march to december
- Tour Duration: 4 days and 3 nights
- Accommodation: 3 nights lodge
- Group size: 2 – 10 persons
- Maximum height: 3,850 meters
- Difficulty: Easy
- Price: 340 USD per person
Day 1: Cusco – Cloud Forest – Pilcopata
We will start from the city of Cusco in the morning on our mobility. Ascending to the heights of Paucartambo: on the way for visiting the funeral towers or Chulpas Nina Marca and the colonial town of Paucartambo. Then, descending to the mysterious cloud forest full of beautiful orchids, heliconias, bromeliads and primitive ferns. on the way We will stop to give the opportunity to witness at the peruvial national bird . Cock of the Rock (“Peruvian rupicola”) in the mating ritual. (Visit to the lick cock of the rock) are also able to observe many species of birds. With luck to see mammals: monkeys, spectacled bear etc. and in the afternoon we will arrive to our typical hostel bathrooms and showers available. While overnight.
Day 2: Pilcopata – Atalaya – Paititi Lodge
After our breakfast we will continue in our mobility and will have a hike where we could see many birds. and along the way also observe coca leaf plantations and a rescue center for wildlife. Then reaching the port of Atalaya, where we will get to our boat for approximately 30 minutes to our hostel. Spend the night and in the afternoon we will explore the forest by one of our trails and night by night walk (optional).
Day 3: Paititi Lodge – Parrot and Macaw Clay Lick – Machuwasi Lake
We will leave very early to our boat to the parrot clay lick where we will see 3-4 species of parrots and small macaws, and after this activity we will explore the jungle for an average of 3 to 4 hours before returning to our hostel. And in the afternoon we will visit Machuwasi Lake where we will hike to get to this beautiful place of Lake Machuwasi. Where we will use rafts to navigate about an hour watching a variety of birds and mammals, and hopefully, alligator, monkeys, ronsocos etc and in the afternoon we will return to our hostel (Optional trip: walk at night).
Day 4: Paititi Lodge – Atalaya – Cusco
After our delicious breakfast unfortunately, we will return by boat. From our harpy hostel to the port of Atalaya where we will catch our mobility to return to the city of Cusco, new mind through the mysterious cloud forest and last stops to appreciate best over this magical place full of flora and fauna., continuing to the imperial city of Cusco. (Approximate arrival between 07:00 pm).
What is included in this tour?
- Ground transportation
- River transport
- Accommodation (hostel)
- Three meals a day plus snacks
- Optional vegetarian food
- Professional and specialized guide
- Mineral water during the trip
- Safety equipment
- Professional chef
- Rubber boots
- Efficient team of motorists
What is not included in this tour?
- First breakfast and mineral water
- Alcoholic beverages, extras
What to Bring?
- Thick clothes (dawns cold by the river)
- Waterproof clothes
- Camera with extra batteries
- Lantern with extra batteries
- Hat or cap
- Long sleeve shirts
- Mosquito repellent 50/Deet
- Sandals, swimwear and towel
- Trekking shoes
- Extra money
- Plastic bags