Manu 6 Days National Park Amazon Tour

Explore The Amazon Jungle of Peru in Manu 6 Days Tour

Duration

6 Days and 5 Nights

Price From

$ 1199

Max. Alttitude

2300m/10826ft

Best Time

MAY / NOV

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Type

Expeditions

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DIFFICULTY

Moderate/Easy

GROUP SIZE

8 People Max

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Manu 6 Days National Park | Eco Tour Peru 6D/5N

Manu 6 Days National Park tours, Journey into the Manu National Park | Eco Tour Peru. Is the first destination, For biologists, Nature lovers, and bird watchers. The Manu National Park has been protected since 1973 and boasts the most Iconic Animals Trom Amazon Jungle. Such as Caimans, Monkeys, Giant River Otters, Jaguars, Quetzals, and uncountable species of flora and fauna in the Peruvian Amazon.

Departure

The departure for the Manu National Park | Eco Tour Peru begins from Cusco City. Early on the first day, and travel as far as the cloud forest, where we will stop and wonder. Keeping our eyes peeled for the National Andean birt Cock of the Rock (Gallito de las Rocas), monkeys, and several colorful birds. From the cloud forest. We will travel down into the Peruvian jungle by boat, and travel downriver, watching the mountains disappear, replaced by lush green forest.

There is no guarantee that you will see any particular animal as they are unpredictable. Because you will see in the natural habitat be patient, positive and follow our advice to see most of them. We encourage travelers to grab binoculars and work as a team to spot animals along the way. The more pairs of eyes keeping a lookout, the more chance the group will have to spot critters in the trees or on the riverbanks.

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Manu 6 days trip Itinerary

Day 1: Bus Trip To Manu

begins to pick you up at your hotel in Cusco. We’ll start the journey from the Cordillera of the Andes to Manu National Park in Peru. On the way, we’ll visit Huacarpay Lake to observe Migratory and Endemic Birds. Continuing along the road We will pass through interesting valleys and picturesque communities. We will visit pre Incan tombs and then we will stop in Paucartambo, a beautiful colonial town. Here we will visit a very interesting museum.

We continue to the top of Acjanaco, the entrance to Manu National Park in Peru 6D/5N. This is a place that marks the end of the Quechua Region. From here on the Rain forest begins with a descent towards the Amazon basin. Along the way, we will enjoy our delicious lunch as we continue in the middle of this cloudy forest. We’ll observe the change of tropical Andes into exuberant and magical outstanding Amazon trees and giant ferns. We can also see bromeliads, huge begonias, uncountable orchids, and a Mega diversity of exotic birds in their natural habits.

We will take a walk to relax and have the opportunity to see an attractive bird known as the Cock of the rocks. In Spanish, it is more commonly known as “Gallito de las Rocas”. You’ll notice this bird making the best demonstration of his boisterous singing, movement, and colorful plumage. We’ll also visit plantations and learn about traditional plant uses and their medicinal properties. Our destination is the port of Atalaya. Once we arrive, we will embark on a boat and begin navigating Madre de Dios river. This river has a meandering shape which gives us a good course for the trip and fabulous scenery.

We’ll go down for about 300 meters to reach our Hostel Logged Manu Learning Center. Once we arrive we’ll settle, choose our rooms and then enjoy dinner with the background melodies of the forest jungle. During your stay, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about the history of Manu along with the challenges faced to preserve this beautiful and fragile environment.

Day 2: Manu Learning Center – Collpa de Loros and Macaw

One of the most interesting activities today is observing the endangered species “The Macaw Bluehead.” We’ll join a team of scientists and researchers early in the morning before sunset. They will guide us as we observe these beautiful birds. First, we board our boat and go upriver for about 5 minutes. We then head to the hideout in an orderly manner and in silence to observe this spectacular activity of macaws, parrots, and Peccaries. When the sun rises you will see the magical colors of birds flying together and perching on the surrounding trees. The birds will also be flying down towards the clay walls in the Collpa. It is such a colorful spectacle with tremendous bustle while they eat the hard clay of the surface.

At the end of this wildlife show, we return to MLC for an energetic breakfast. Continuing our activities this morning we will visit one of our projects. Our bio-garden, which is part of the sustainable development project, supplies food to MLC. We can then explore the log system and observe through them the multiple types of forest. You can also see a variety of species of monkeys, birds, hummingbirds, macaws parrots, and much more. It’s definitely an amazing experience.

At noon we return for lunch. After a well-deserved rest, we’ll go back out for another excursion exploring the trails and learning more about Manu National Park Peru Flora and Fauna. Once we’re back enjoying dinner alongside other guests, we’ll all be sharing our experiences so far at Manu National Park Jungle. After dinner, there is also always the possibility of a night project to observe more species of nocturnal fauna.
Accommodation: Manu Learning Center
Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 3: Manu Learning Center – Shintuya Community Visit – Hot Waters.

We will enjoy again the activity in the Amazon Path. Very early in the morning breakfast then continue with our full-day tour. We will board our boat traveling approximately two hours to the Aguas Calientes of the native Shintuya community. Thi community is a mixed population of Harakumbut (Amazon people) and immigrants from the Andes (Quechuas) and settlers, but Don’t worry about the wear Names. You will learn more about the local community and how people live, we will enjoy walks through the jungle enjoying natural landscapes, spectacular waterfalls (Cataratas), you can jump into the hot springs. Enjoy its medicinal qualities of the Water it will completely relax you.

After lunch we’ll have more time to explore this community, then we’ll board our boat to appreciate the scenery of the Amazon jungle while we return once at Manu Learning Center Lodge we will have the precise time to visit the garden of medicinal plants. To learn about their medicinal properties that local people use. We will finally finish our Manu Tour in Peru enjoying our delicious Gourmet Dinner.

Accommodation: Manu Learning Centre.
Food: Breakfast, Lunch on the Route and Dinner

Day 4: Manu National Park In Peru Learning Center – Salvation – Cocha Machuwasi

Today definitely is a new day. After our nutritious breakfast, we will have the opportunity to visit Salvation Community. This is a small but important town for Manu National park Peru 4D/3N. Here our organization has several years of working on projects with the population. Projects include Agroforestry, Bio-orchards, and environmental education with the school children of José Carlos Mariategui School. We will have the opportunity to exchange experiences with school children and also visit a self-sustaining home of one of our Collaborators.

We’ll have a brief stop to have our boxed lunch. All the lunch ingredients are from the production of our bio-garden. Afterward, we can visit Cocha Machuwasi (Old House Lake) to continue exploring and deepen our knowledge of the flora and fauna of this lake. We will board a small raft and go around the lake taking photos and videos of different wildlife located in the center of the lake. Today is a full day of activity. We will return to our boat and then arrive at the Manu Learning Center. After dinner, there is also always the possibility of a night walk to observe more species of nighttime wildlife.

  • Accommodation: Manu Learning
  • Center Food: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5: Manu Learning Center – Scientific Projects.

During this Day, very early. We will participate in conservation and make research projects. In the projects that can get involved in mammals, help set up Trap Cameras. You’ll Hike using various surveying techniques to record data, as well as at night performing Probes. There is a butterfly project that establishes fruit traps in various areas of the rainforest and is Monitored. One of the most interesting is The Collpa project where, among others, the Blue-headed macaw, it is an endangered species. Other projects include the structure biomass forestry that investigates the science behind carbon sequestration.

While participating in these projects, you’ll experience different terrains and multiple types of forests, and you’ll encounter hummingbirds, Squirrel Monkeys, and also with several mammals. With more than 24 kilometers of trails. After a Full day Working on the projects. We will return and relax to enjoy a delicious meal. After dinner, you can talk and ask our scientists, researchers, and other volunteers or maybe enjoy a presentation of your latest discoveries or just enjoy the sounds of the rainforest with a drink. 

  • Accommodation: Manu Learning Centre.
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 6: Manu National Park in Peru And Learning Center – Cusco

We will wake up early for breakfast. Our luggage will be collected by our staff and taken to our boat. After the safety information, we will depart and enjoy once again the wonderful scenery from the rainforest to the Port of Atalaya. 

Here we will board our ground transportation. The landscape will change drastically as you return through the cloud forest of Manu National Park In Peru 6D/5N to the Andes. In some strategic places, we will have our lunch en route. We will make some technical stops on route before arriving at each of your Hotels. Hoping you had a wonderful experience at Manu National Park In Peru here your journey comes to end. 

  • Accommodation: Not included
  • Meals: Breakfast and lunch en route

Additional Information

Reserved Zone

We will spend 2 nights in the reserved zone of Manu Park. Where we will explore the area. visiting a lake, walking through the jungle, and learning about the wealth of animals and plants around us. You will be provided with rubber boots to keep your feet nice and dry. And you sleep in a rustic, clean lodge run by a native community. Though deep in the jungle, you will sleep comfortably and will always have access to showers, hot food, and other amenities.

On the way back to Cusco from the Manu National Park, we will spend the final night of the tour in our hometown of New Eden, where our family will welcome you as a local with local food and hospitality. You’ll get to enjoy a glimpse into small jungle town life, and see the Milky Way glimmering in all it’s glory once the sun has set. We will have a bonfire, and swap stories and fables.

The Manu National Park | Eco Tour Peru is for animal enthusiasts who wish to travel in style while having the opportunity to see some of the most elusive and powerful animals of the Peruvian Jungle.

Location And Activities

  • Location: Southern Peru, Madre de Dios Department, Manu National Park, jungle trips, Manu Peruvian
  • Activities: Culture, parrot clay lick, Machuwasi Lake, Manu Peruvian jungle, jungle trips, rainforest

INCLUDED

  • Bus Cusco – Puerto Maldonado.
  • 5 Nights in Manu.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Tour guide.
  • Bus back to Cusco

NOT INCLUDED

  • Tips for the trekking crew, Guides, Cooks, and porters at your discretion.
  • Flight Ticket to Cusco.
  • Accommodation in Cusco. (see recommendation)
  • Travel Insurance. (check that your insurance covers you for treks above 4,200 masl) and (COVID-19)

From: $ 1199 per person

$1119.00 per person (minimum of 2 people to book tour)
Includes Logging accommodation 
Please see below for Inclusions

Tour Leaders Peru truly cares about its Customers, Staff, and our Environment. We are Eco-friendly.

  • Original passport and (ISIC student card if applicable).
  • A comfortable 45 Lt trek backpack if you want to carry all your belongings.
  • A small daypack to carry your personal belongings.
  • Lighter style trekking boots with good ankle support or tough sport shoes, (light sandals or clogs are recommended to rest at campsites).
  • Trekking poles with rubber tips. (metal tips are not allowed on the trail).
  • Warm clothes, layers for variable temperature especially at night
  • Thermal underwear can be worn in the sleeping bag or in cold conditions
  • Gloves or mittens, scarf, wool socks, woolen hat for cold nights
  • Flashlight, head torch, and extra batteries
  • Camera and extra batteries, – Binoculars
  • Wear a hat with a broad visor to keep the sun off your face
  • Sunscreen, and sunglasses
  • Personal medical kit, insect repellent
  • Rain Gear: a good rain jacket, rain poncho
  • Toiletries, toilet paper, small towel
  • 2-liter water bottle, (disposable plastic bottles are forbidden).
  • Extra money for drinks en route, Machupicchu and Aguas Calientes. ($10-15)
  • Tips for (porters, cooks, guides. ($30-40) Not mandatory.
  • Emergency money at least 200-300 soles. ($ 120)

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