Manu Wildlife Tours

Manu Cultural Zone Tours

Nature & Culture in Manu Jungle Program 5D/4N


Last Minute Information
-Private van in and return, 4 Nights in our comfortable lodge, Naturalist guide, Full board meals with a private cook. Entries.

FIXED DEPARTURES: Everyday, excep January and february
- 4 person minimum required.
- Tour departs from Cusco and end in Cusco.
- Best time to go: From March to December.
- Small Group Service. (Based in Double and simple Accommodation).
- Average 4-8 people group.
- Group service (4 person minimum required).

Manu National Park - Cultural Zone
This fascinating jungle trip, will take us through an array of ecosystems found nowhere else in such proximity on the planet.

Crossing in our route an extraordinary range of zones, We see high altitude farming valleys and traverse stark highland puna, elfin forest, layers of lush, ever-changing cloud forest, and then lowland tropical valleys where farmers cultivate coca and bananas, pineapples.

Program Itinerary

Our adventure into the Jungle of Manu start with picking you up around 5:30 AM, from your Hotels in Cusco, using the service of our private Manu Wildlife Tours transport. The first part of our excursion is will take us through the majestic Andean mountains and andean villages. Before mit-day we arrive at the entrance of Manu National Park, the access point to one of the most protected natural areas in South America. From here we will continue into the Cloud Forest and at Fog forest we will explore for around 3 hours to observe the National bird of Peru, the cock of the rock, the biggest monkey in Peru (woolly monkeys) and to observe different types of bromeliads and beautiful orchids, then We arrive to our selected Amazon Pona Lodge. In the evening, we'll walk into the jungle, (night expedition) to see tarantulas, different types of spiders, poisonous frogs, tree frogs, snakes, Giant armadillos and boas. (B, L)

We will wake up early in the morning with the singing of the Amazonian birds and after breakfast have the chance to walk along the high forest visiting the local agricultures like coca plants, bananas, pineapples, etc.

We will also stop at a view point where you can get a good overview of the jungle and river. From Atalaya we leave by motorized boat to our lodge. A long the boat trip we will see many different kind of animals, birds, plants and flowers.

We will walk in the afternoon until evening in our Ecological Reserve (included night expeditions) to see tarantulas, different types of spiders, poisonous frogs, tree frogs, snakes, alligators, night monkeys, armadillos and boas. (B, L, D)

Day 3: PAPAYA ECO LODGE – CAMPING HUTS (Mammals clay lick) (swimming, sport fishing and exploration day)
After early breakfast we will explore the jungle for several hours and see different tipys of wildlife, as squirrels monkeys, brown capuchin monkeys and howler monkeys, birds such as eagle, Macaws, woodpeckers, toucans, flycatcher, and kingfisher etc. Many different kinds of plants and medecin plants.

After this we will swim in the river and fish. We camp in our camping huts for watching nocturnal animals as a Brazilian Tapir and to enjoy the mixed sounds of the jungle (protected by mosquitos net) (B, L, D)

Day 4: CAMPING HUTS (Mammals clay lick)- MACHUWASI LAKE.
We will back to the Lodge by different trail and the breakfast will serve in the lodge. From here we take our boat upriver to Machuwasi Lake, in the late afternoon we will visit Machuwasi lake, where we will take a balsa raft and see the pre-historic Hoatzin bird and Hiking around the lake you will ramble through the primary forest searching for some families of monkeys, peccaries, perhaps Capybaras the Largest Rodent in the World.

After dark we will have another opportunity to see Caimans. We will spend the night in our comfortable Harpy Eagle Lodge. (B, L, D)

We start early and We visit to colpa (wall of clay lick) is located in the river bank, as usual each morning hundreds noisy species of parakeets, parrots and small macaws come to feed on mineral soil and salt supplement that they find in this clay.

After a good breakfast we will return to Atalaya by boat then we return by our private bus to the Inca capital Cusco, and drop off at your hotel. (B, L)

What is Included:
- Private transport van
- Rubber boots
- Qualified bilingual native guide with own equipment
- Mineral water
- First aid kit
- 3 meals per day
- Cook
- Entrance to the accommodation
- Rain coat or Rain poncho

We recommend that you bring:
- Repellent with a minimum of 30 % deet
- Binocular
- Camera with extra batteries
- Flash Light with extra batteries
- Sun lotion
- Pocket Money
- Daypack
- Water bottle
- Sun hat
- Sandals
- Toilet paper
- Dark clothes.

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Manu Cultural Zone


Manu Wildlife Tours

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