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Duration:

4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS

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Every day

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MANU PARK EXTREME ADVENTURE 4D/3N

Located in southern Peru, in the eastern sector of the Andes mountain range and the western edge of the Amazon basin, it is the only park in Latin America that includes the full range of environments ranging from lowland tropical rainforest to the icy highlands, above 4000 meters above sea level.

Included

  • Professional English-speaking guide (with binoculars, telescope and knowledge of nature)
  • Private transportation (bus and boat)
  • Professional kitchen and meals (vegetarian option), mineral water
  • “Gallito de las rocas” entrance fee and macaw parrot clay lick entrance fee at Dorado lodge.
  • Overnight stays in hostels
  • Overnight stays in hostels
  • First aid kit and snake venom extractor
  • Communication
  • Rubber boots

Not Included

  • Alcoholic beverages, personal expenses
  • Binoculars

What to bring (Qué llevar para tu viaje)

✓ Metal canteen 1lt

✓ Towel for face and hands

✓ Toiletries and personal medications

✓ Trekking shoes, tennis shoes and flip flops

✓ Flashlight, spare batteries, adapter and charger

✓ Cabana or cap, sunglasses, sunscreen

✓ Insect repellent (recommended with 40% or more DEET) in a plastic bag

✓ Insects after the bite in a plastic bag

✓ Raincoat, poncho and umbrella

✓ Loose-fitting clothing in environmentally friendly colors (not white): long-sleeved shirts, long pants, cotton socks and underwear, bathing suit.

✓ Warm clothes when cold fronts

✓ Binoculars; Minimum increase of 8×25, with strap to wear them hanging on our neck

✓ Imaging camera, adapter and charger; with strap to wear them hanging on our neck

✓ Large backpack and backpack, plastic bags

✓ Toilet paper for the first day of the trip, in a plastic bag

✓ Small denominations of money for incidentals and tips

Itinerary

Leaving Cusco, early in the morning, we begin a 10-hour trip over the Andes in our private bus, on a road that partly climbs to 4000 meters above sea level. We travel through traditional Quechua communities and through the spectacular Eastern Cordillera of the Andes, on the way, we have a few stops, to see the pre-inka cemetery of Ninamarca or to visit the famous folkloric town of Paucartambo (2900 m above sea level). from sea ). Then we continue to "Acjanaco", the entrance of the park from here we descend the eastern slopes of the Andes through the cloud forest with exuberant vegetation (bromeliads, ferns, orchids, etc.) in the cloud forest we can observe wildlife such as our bird national: the bright red Cock-of-the-Rock (Rupicola peruviana), displaying its mating dance. You can see quetzals, trogons, brightly colored tanagers, and possibly the first monkeys, such as the capuchin monkey or woolly monkeys. In the afternoon we arrive at the town of Salvación, where we will change our car for a better and more suitable one to continue traveling in the Amazonian lowlands along the new Manu community integration road that crosses several Amazonian villages such as the native community of Shintuya, home of the Harakbut village. At night we arrive at Dorado Lodge (500 m above sea level), where we will have dinner and then spend the night in double rooms with private bathrooms. Night walk along the trails of the lodge to observe the nocturnal fauna

This day is special, as we will visit the famous reserved area of ​​the Manu National Park and we will travel along the enigmatic Manu River, where you will be able to observe the wonderful fauna of this pristine place. In the morning if there is activity, we can visit a clay lick where many species of parakeets and parrots eat clay every day. You can also find the smaller macaws, such as the chestnut-fronted macaw and the rare blue-headed macaw. After this we take our boat for about 45 minutes down the river “Madre de Dios”. Then we enter the reserved area of ​​the Manu National Park and continue on our way for about 5-6 hours on the Manu River until we reach the Casa Matshiguenka Lodge, which belongs to the legendary Matshiguenka people. On the way, from the boat, we can see a lot of biodiversity such as birds, capybaras and several species of monkeys, two species of caimans and tapirs. With luck we will also be able to see the largest cat in South America: the jaguar. We spend the night at Casa Matshiguenka Lodge located in the Manu National Park. Double rooms and shared bathroom

This day we will visit by catamaran the famous lake "Cocha Salvador", home of the giant otters, this Cocha Salvador is the highlight in the Manu park. Especially in the dry season, it is full of birds that nest and feed on herons, egrets, caimans (South American relatives of alligators), terns, skimmers, shock-headed and large-headed capuchin monkeys generally feeding on nearby fruits. To name a few. A visit to Lake Cocha Otorongo is planned, where a 20-meter observation tower in the rainforest canopy overlooking the lake is available for wildlife viewing. At noon we start traveling 5 hours down the Manu River, along the river beaches we can see more wildlife such as monkeys, alligators, birds, capybaras. We make a brief stop in the town of Boca Manu, the main settlement in Manu named after the confluence. from the Manu River, rich in sediments, with the wider Madre de Dios River. Then we arrive at the Dorado Lodge where we will spend the night in double rooms with private bathrooms. Night walk along the trails of the lodge to observe the nocturnal fauna. Night in double rooms with private bathroom

Unfortunately, very early in the morning we will have to return to Cusco, after a delicious breakfast we will take our vehicle From Boca Manu, on a trip of approximately 12 hours along the new Manu community integration path, the path crosses the ecosystems of the Amazon lowlands, cloud forest and highlands we make stops to continue observing wildlife and ascend to the cloud forest where we will enjoy our last lunch together. We will be arriving in the city of Cusco at approximately 6 or 7 pm

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