Manu Rainforest Jungle
Explore this rainforest.
Explore this rainforest.
Day 01: Cusco - Paucartambo - Manu Mirador Lodge
Day 02: Mirador Lode - Machuwasi Lake - Tree House
Day 03: Parrot Clay Lick - Manu Rainforest Lodge
Day 04: Manu Rainforest Lodge - Cusco
Paucartambo village, Manu Rainforest park (private zone)
Departures:Our company has daily departures, since 2 to 10 participants maximum per group, we are a 100% direct tour operator, sustainable and responsible with Nature.
After Breakfast, we will pick you up around 6:00 AM, to travel to Pucartambo Town during the trip the first stop is for visit the pre-Inca towers of Ninamarca, then drive through the mountains, to get the typical folkloric town of Paucartambo. Here we will have a short break to now this place before continuing to Tres Cruces place, the entrance to the Cultural Zone of Manu Rainforest Park and the cloud forest. From there we continue to San Pedro where will walk for around one hour to observe the national bird of Peru (the Cock of the rock), monkeys, colorful birds, landscapes, waterfalls, orchids, butterflies all with very good explanation. Then we will continue to the Mirador Lodge arriving in the evening approximately at around.5:00 pm, where we have the dinner and overnight.
At 8:00 AM after breakfast, we will begin our journey;walking through the outskirts of Pilcopata, observing the flora and fauna here and know some of the medicinal and endemic plants of the place. We visit the Animal Rescue Center, where we will have the opportunity to see animals such as monkeys, tapirs, caimans, turtles, among others. Finishing the tour, our transport will lead us to the Atalaya port (750 MASL), where we board a boat, during the boat ride we stop for a visit one of the lakes (Machuwasi) that is most visited on the bank of the river Alto Madre de Dios. Afterwards we will explore in small traditional balsa raft to see the famous prehistoric bird Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin), camungo (Anhima cornuta), capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris), etc. We arrive at approximately 3:00 PM to Manu Rainforest Lodge. Here we leave our luggage;then in the afternoon, we head to our Tree House, hoping to spot animals at night and listen to the nocturnal animals such as tapir, paca, deer, night monkeys. Here we will have a snack and camp on the platform in sleeping bags.
We start our day early at 4:30 am, we pick our camp and head towards the Lick to watch parrots and macaws, with a great show of hundreds of parrots, parakeets, macaws;our breakfast will be offer in the jungle. After breakfast, we continue walking, looking for new wildlife, such as monkeys, birds, macaws, peccaries, snakes, etc. In the afternoon we board our canoe toward the Manu Rainforest Lodge, here we have our dinner. At night, we do a night walk, place to observe nature, and animals.
Today we will have an early morning departure from the Manu Rainforest Lodge up stream in the direction of Atalaya, at this time we will pass through the beautiful cloud forest and Sacred Valley on the way, arriving to Cusco at around 7.00pm.
• Long sleeve shirts in dark colors
• Rain poncho/jacket
• Mosquito Repellent (50% DEET)
• Day pack
• Dark colored clothing
• Sun block and sun glasses
• Bathing suit and sandals
• Binoculars (Vortex 10x42, Buslnell 10x42, Nikon 8x42)
• Torch/Flashlight with extra battery
• Water bottle or canteen
• Camera with CHARGER and extra battery and memory card
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