Manu Biosphere Reserve Zone 6 Days – GREENLANDS ROBLES, is the best way to disconnect from the world and know another called Manu National Park, starting the trip in Cusco and after 3 hours you can appreciate from the top of the mountains the Manu Reserve where then is the biosphere of the area, a place where animals and plants live in a wild state.
- Bearing in mind the uncontrollable forces of nature, the program Manu Biosphere Reserve Zone 6 days could be subject to changes at any time without warning.
- Manu is a rainforest that has remained intact because of it hidden location. This means the program involves much traveling by bus and boat. However, it also means you are in a part of the Amazon rainforest that has no comparison, with an untouched flora and fauna!
Day 1: Manu Biosphere Reserva Zone 6 days Cusco – Pilcopata Lodge – GREENLANDS ROBLES :
We will pick you up around 6:00am from your hotel in Cusco. Our tour will take us through the majestic Andean mountains, where we will visit Lake “Huacarpay”, a high Andean lagoon. Then the town of Huancarani with funeral towers of Ninamarca, a cemetery of the pre-Inca Lupaca culture.
At noon we will arrive at the entrance of the Manu National Park, so we begin our 6 day tour of the Manu Biosphere Reserve Zone. We will arrive at the home of the exotic Peruvian national bird, “Gallito de las Rocas”.
We will find an amazing spectacle with impressive sounds and colors that we only find in the jungle. We will rest at the beautiful Pilcopata Lodge arriving at approximately 5:00 p.m.
Day 2: Pilcopata Lodge – Reserved Zone of Manu National Park:
After breakfast, we continue the tour by bus through the high jungle until we reach Atalaya, which is located next to the Madre de Dios River. We will pass by the Alto Madre de Dios River, to enter the clay-laden waters of the Manu River. We travel for about five hours along the beaches of Manu.
On this trip down the river we will see species of primates, possibly red howler monkeys or the small squirrel monkeys. After lunch by the river, we will arrive at the safari camp near Lake Salvador.
We will have the afternoon to explore some of the trails through the rainforest.
Before or after dinner there is an option to enter the forest at night with your guide in search of nocturnal creatures.
Day 3: Reserved Zone of Manu National Park – GREENLANDS ROBLES.
We begin with a long walk of about three or four hours, from the banks of the Manu River to Lake Otorongo, we will climb a 15m high observation tower, where you can see birds such as the exuberant and primitive Shansho(Hoatzin), as well as monkeys and several species of flowers and butterflies in bright colors.
Later we will return to our camp by canoe and enjoy a delicious lunch.
The afternoon will be dedicated to the expiration of Salvador Lake and its surroundings on board our catamaran, you will be able to observe the mega diversity that this rainbow attracts, including the Black Caiman, the White Caiman, a family of Giant Otters and water birds. Afterwards we return to the lodge in the afternoon.
Day 4: Reserved Zone of Manu National Park – Boca Manu:
Early in the morning we will have one more visit to Oxbow Lake and listen to bird choirs. And we will be able to see hawks or other predatory birds patiently searching for prey from the treetops.
After lunch we will board our boat again and head downstream to Boca Manu to observe with the Manu National Park.
Upon arrival at Boca Manu we will visit the native community of the Matshiguenka and Yine ethnic group; we will also visit their botanical garden of medicinal plants and share their activity.
Day 5: “GREENLANDS ROBLES” – Manu Biosphere Reserva Zone 6 days -Boca Manu – Pilcopata lodge:
In the morning we’ll go to the Boca Manu airfield. Where we will say goodbye to the passengers who chose to return to Cusco by plane. Then we will sail up the Alto Madre de Dios River to the port of Atalaya (the place from where we started our boat trip), after arriving there, we will also head to Pilcopata Lodge where we will spend our last night in the jungle of the National Park.
Day 6: GREENLANDS ROBLES: Pilcopata lodge – Cusco:
This morning we will have the opportunity to visit the Cock of the Rock. Where we’ll have the last chance to see these colorful birds on display. After enjoying the Manu Biosphere Reserved Zone for 6 days, we will have breakfast, finally our bus will take us back to Cusco arriving in the afternoon. With all this we finish our 6 day tour to the Manu Biosphere.