Manu National Park Peru 4D/3N 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 Peru 4D/3N. 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.
* 1 Free Option – Rafting: In Pilcopata will have 90 minutes of rafting (grade I & II) on the Koñeq and/or Madre de Dios Rivers. You can enjoy the beautiful landscape and have a swim in refreshing wáter.
* 2 Free Option – Canopy Zip Line: our guests can glide from tree to tree and from platform to platform with a harness on a horizontal cable rail system at high speeds above the trees in the incredible Amazon jungle. You then rappel from a height of 15m back to the jungle floor.
Accommodation: Manu Learning Center.
Food: Lunch on the Way- Dinner
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 a tremendous bustle while they eat the hard clay of the surface.
At the end of this 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
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 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 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 Centre Food: Breakfast, Lunch
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 Peru to the Andes. In some strategic places, we will have our lunch on route. We will make some technical stops on route before arriving at each of your Hotels. Hoping you had a wonderful experience of Manu National Park In Peru here your journey comes to end.
Accommodation: Not included
Meals: Breakfast and lunch en route
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