Last update 01/05/2024

Manu National Park 08 days / 07 nights

Itinerary Manu National Park

MANU NATIONAL PARK
DAY1: CUSCO / PAUCARTAMBO / CLOUDS FOREST / PILCOPATA

We will leave Cuzco city early in the morning, walking through some Andean villages and visiting the pre-incas tombs of Ninamarca also known as “Chullpas”. After that we will go to Paucartambo, a tipical colonial town. Continuing with the trip, we will ascend through the Forest of clouds, stopping to give you the opportunity to see endemic species such as the spectacled bear, the Cock-of-the-Rocks, orchids, heliconias and primitive ferns. At night we will arrive to Pilcopata town where we will stay at a very confortable shelter.

DAY 2: ATALAYA / BOCA MANU

Early in the morning after breakfast we will continue our trip by bus across the high Jungle arriving to Atalaya, located at the shore of the river Madre de Dios at 700. masl. From here we will navigate by the river to see the different kind of birds like: herons, vultures, cormorants, etc. until arriving to our private shelter where we will spend the night.

DAY 3:  MACAW CLAY LICK / LIMONAL

This day we will go to a floating hideaway located in front of the macaw clay lick and our guide will explain to us the reason why parrots and macaws visit this place every day. After this spectacular show we will start our trip by boat to the ranger station Limonal. Overnight in the camp.

DAY 4:  OTORONGO CAMP

Our journey by boat will continue and we will find out why the Manu is so famous for its wildlife, since at the banks of the river we will see great groups of turtles, white caimans or perhaps a capybara and much more. In the afternoon we will arrive to our Otorongo Camp to visit later the trails near the lake with the help of our guide who will teach us the secrets and functioning of the tropical forest.

DAY 5: COCHA EL SALVADOR

At first hour we will have the opportunity to visit the “Cocha El Salvador”, using the catamaran again and being able to appreciate some species of our fauna such as the Giant Otter (Pteronura Brasiliensis), endangered species, and a great and rare variety of birds. We will spend the afternoon walking the main trails, searching for monkeys and returning then to our camp.

DAY 6: BOCA MANU

This day we will wake up with the howlers scream to start our way back to Cusco, getting first to Boca Manu, spending the night surrounded by the magic of the Amazonian forest.

DAY 7: PILCOPATA SHELTER

Very early in the morning after breakfast we will return to Atalaya port where we will take a bus to the Pilcopata shelter. Overnight in Pilcopata shelter.

DAY 8: CUSCO

This day we will take the bus to Cusco visiting again the cloud forest.

END OF OUR SERVICES

 

 

Details

THE PROGRAM INCLUDES:

  • Land transportation
  • Air or fluvial transportation upon request
  • 3 nights in our lodges
  • All meals (vegetarian food upon request)
  • Bilingual Guide
  • Entrances to Manu National Park

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