Manu Rainforest Tours – Manu Jungle Tours
Experience the best of the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest on this four day Manu Rainforest Tours from Cusco. Our Manu Jungle Tour with a local English speaking naturalist guide is designed to offer you the most of the pristine areas of Manu.
A tour to Manu National Park must be on your bucket list on your trip in Peru. Apart from easily accessible from Cusco, Manu National Park is home to a variety of flora and fauna. Our four days trip offers a unique experience of Amazon Rainforest.
Manu National Park is divided into three zones – The core zone, cultural zone and Manu biosphere reserve or Reserved Zone. In 1977, UNESCO declared Manu Rain forest as a world heritage site.
We are a local tour operator based in Cusco. All our guides are locals and have years of experience in leading trips to Manu. They have an excellent knowledge about the flora and fauna.
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DAY 01: CUSCO – CLOUD FOREST – PILCOPATA LODGE
We will be picking you up from your hotel in Cusco. Then in our private transport, we will be driving you to Paucartambo. On our way, we will be visiting the funeral towers or chullpas of Ninamarca.
We will then descend through the mysterious cloud forest full of beautiful orchids, coca plantation, heliconias and primitive ferns. Here we will be stopping to see Cock of the Rocks (Rupicola Peruvian). There are also possibilities to spot the Amazonian Umbrella bird (Cephalopterus Ornatus), Trogons (Trogon sp.) and more.
And with luck the only South American bear, the Spectacled Bear (Tremarctos ornatus). In the afternoon we will be arriving at Pilcopata lodge. We will be accommodating you here in an ensuite room.
OPTIONAL CANOPY WALK
DAY 02: PILCOPATA- PAITITI LODGE
After a delicious breakfast, we will hike for an hour and a half to see some coca plantations. Here you will be able to spot some wildlife too. In the afternoon, we will be reaching Atalaya boat pier. From here we will be travelling by motor boat for 30 minutes by Alto Madre de Dios River to our typical lodge.
In the afternoon, we will be giving you a guided tour of the Jungle. Later at night, after dinner, we will be doing a short night tour to spot some nocturnal animals and creatures.
OPTIONAL CANOPY ZIP LINE / FLYING FOX
DAY 03: PAITITI LODGE- PARROTS CLAY LICK – MACHUHUASI LAKE
Early in the morning, we will be travelling by boat to see the Macaws Clay Lick. This is an unmissable part of the trip. Different coloured parrots and macaws fly to eat the clay.
Clay here contains minerals that help these birds to flush out toxins from their body.
After the experience, we will be returning to the lodge for breakfast. After breakfast, we will go to Machuwasi lake. Here we will be taking the typical balsa rafts for two hours.
On this part of the trip, you will be able to see different species of birds like the hoatzin. After lunch, we will give you a guided tour of the jungle so you can witness more flora and fauna.
DAY 04: PAITITI LODGE -ATALAYA-CUSCO
After a typical Amazonian breakfast, we will embark on a boat ride back to Atalaya boat pier. Here we will be boarding our transport for the journey back to Cusco City.
Manu Rainforest Tours – Manu Jungle Tours Include
- All terrestrial, fluvial transport.
- Team of security.
- Professional guides .
- Efficient team of motorists.
- 3 meals per day and snacks.
- 3 nights in Lodge
- Excellent cook service.
- First-aid kit.
- Mineral Water during the trip
Manu Rainforest Tours – Manu Jungle Tours Does Not Include
- First day breakfast
- First day mineral water
- CANOPY ZIPLINE ( $20 )
- CANOPY WALKWAY ($20 )
WHAT DO WE ADVISE TO BRING
- Shirt long sleeve and long pants.
- Warm cloths (for misty mornings on the river)
- Water bottle or Canteen.
- Sandals, bath suit clothes, towel day pack.
- Rain gear.
- Enough mosquito repellent (50% DEET C.).
- Sun block.
- After bite.
- Flash light or torch with extra batteries.
- Plastic bags.
- Hat or cap.
- Extra money to buy beverage.
- At least one pair of trekking boots.