Manu zone reserved natural paradise 7 days / 6 nights (bus / bus)
DAY 01: CUSCO – CLOUD FOREST – PAUCARTAMBO – PILCOPATA
We pick up from your hotel very early in the morning from 5:30 a.m. at 6:00 a.m. in our comfortable and private bus. On the way, we visit the funerary towers or Chullpas de Ninamarca at 3750 meters above sea level and a brief visit to Paucartambo, a folkloric town, a colonial bridge. We ascend to the upper area of Paucartambo, the Acjanaco sector. (4000 m.s.n.m) This is the point of entry to the Manu National Park. Then we descend through the mysterious cloud forest, which hosts a great variety of flora and fauna, full of beautiful orchids, heliconias and primitive ferns. We toke a walk to give you the opportunity to witness the Cock of the Rocks (Rupícola Peruviana) in the ritual of mating. There are also possibilities to observe Trogones (Trogon sp.), Quetzales (Pharomachrus sp.) In addition, much more and if we are lucky we can observe Spectacled Bear (Tremantus Ornatos). In the afternoon, we arrive at a village Pilcopata at 550 meters above sea level in our typical lodge that is outside the town with private bathrooms and showers where we will spend the night.
DAY 02: PILCOPATA – ATALAYA – BOCA MANU
After the delicious breakfast we continue our trip 45 minutes by bus to watchtower port on the way we observe coca and fruit tree plantations, orchids, we embark on motorized boat by the Madre de Dios river. On the way, we can see a variety of birds, such as herons, Kingfisher and always the presence of vultures of which the most spectacular is the condor of the jungle, the king of vultures (Sarcoramphus papa). The Jaguar (Panther Onca) we also have a stop in natural hot springs, to take medicinal baths, if we still have time we visit the Native community of Diamante to see their typical constructions of houses and see the wild fruits they have. In the afternoon we arrive at the village of Boca Manu (280 m.s.n.m.), where we have the accommodation. Hostel with showers and bathrooms.
DAY 03: BOCA MANU-COCHA OTORONGO (RESERVED AREA).
After breakfast, we enter the reserve area where we will have a better opportunity to observe the biodiversity that the Manu offers, a brief stop in the control of rangers stations. The boat trip continues and one begins to realize why Manu is so famous for its wildlife. On the river, there are groups of turtles, white alligators (Cayman cocodrylus) or perhaps some ronsocos (Hydrochoerus, hydrochaeris) and many more. In the afternoon we arrived at our safari camp in Cocha Otorongo, (250 masl) (double beds inside platforms) shortly after we organized a walk to visit the lake and the observation tower of 30 meters from where we have the opportunity to observe the river giant otters. Here in the Manu the animals have never suffered hunting persecution by men. Night in safari camp, on platforms with roof double beds with mosquito net. Showers and shared bathrooms.
DAY 04: COCHA OTORONGO – COCHA SALVADOR (RESERVED AREA).
The group visits Cocha Salvador today, which is 30 minutes from Cocha Otorongo. Today, they explore walking in the virgin primary forest. We visit the lake to paddle silently in a catamaran that gives us the possibility to observe the wolves of the river again and a great variety of strange birds. The sultana cock (Porphyrula Martinica or the Garga Agami ( Agamia) and monkeys of different species are almost certainly observed 9 species of the 14 species.We later walked on the main trails with the guide to learn the operation and secrets of the tropical forest.
Brief visit to Casa Matchiguenka to buy some crafts in the afternoon we return to our camp in Cocha Otorongo. Night in camp on platforms with roof. Beds with mosquito net Showers and shared bathrooms available. Optional night walk.
DAY 05: COCHA OTORONGO RESERVED AREA – BOCA – MANU
Very early in the morning, the group will visit the macaw clay lick is in the salvadorcillo stream, then we return by the river MANU OBESERVING THE BIODIVERCITY TO BOCA MANU. NIGHT IN lodge with bathrooms.
DAY 06: BOCA MANU – PAITITI LODGE
We continue back by boat on the Alto Madre de Dios river. On the way, we have again the option of seeing many birds and likewise with very lucky animals. In the afternoon, we are arriving at our Paititi lodge. We spent the night in the lodge Showers and private bathrooms available.
DAY 07: PAITITI LODGE – CUSCO
This day is very sad because we have to leave our wonderful jungle full of mysteries and return by boat to Atalaya, then we travel by bus to Cusco. On the way, we can see the Cloud Forest again, with immense variety of flora and fauna. In addition, arrive at the city at 6:00 p.m. at 6:30 p.m.
- Private ground transportation
- Private river transport
- Professional specialized guide with telescope and binocular
- Food, D.A.C. snack.
- Safety equipment life jackets.
- Lodging in comfortable hostels with private bathrooms.
- Recharge batteries to solar panels
- Lodging in hostel WITH BATHROOMS
- First aid kit
- Water during the trip.
- Professional staff, driver and crew
- professional cook
- Entrance to the Manu National Park
- All the entrance to tourist places.
- A pair of rubber boots for hiking
- First day breakfast
- Mineral water the first day
- Alcoholic and soft drinks.
What you should bring:
- Thick clothes (cold dawn by the river)
- rain gear
- Flashlight or torch with extra batteries
- hat or cap
- Long-sleeved shirt and long pants
- Mosquito repellent
- Sandals, bathing suit and towel
- A pair of hiking boots
- Personal hygiene equipment (toilet paper)
- Extra money.
Our passengers must comply with the following rules for the good use, comfort and enjoyment of the trip to the Tourist and Recreational Use Zone of Manu.
1.- Overnight in the place indicated in the program and permission.
2.- Visit only authorized areas
3.- Do not interfere in the activities of park rangers and researchers
4.- Do not establish contact with native settlers and respect their customs.
5.- Do not collect flora and fauna species.
6.- Do not carry firearms.
7.- Do not enter hunting and fishing implements.
8.- Comply with the provisions of the Park headquarters and its Park Ranger staff.
9.- Grant facilities to the Park Ranger for inspections carried out on the Vessel that transports them.
10.- The entrance to the Manu Reserved Zone is from the Limonal surveillance post, to the Otorongo, Salvador and Casa Matshiguenka Camps area.
11.-Do not disturb or feed wild animals.
12.-Place the garbage in the bins or when leaving the area. Take her with you.
13.-Do not destroy or write or scratch the signs, bins, or other infrastructure.
14.-Communicate to the park rangers any abnormal fact that you observe during your visit with compliance with said indicated norms, you will be supporting the conservation and good use of the recreation area of the Manu National Park.
- USD 1135 per person
- Special discount for groups of more than 5 people.
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