TOUR ITINERARY – MANU EXPEDITIONS
- Bearing in mind the uncontrollable forces of nature, the program could be subject to changes at any time
- 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 01 CUSCO – MIRADOR LODGE
We leave early in the morning at approximately 5:00 am in our private bus crossing valleys, where we first stop to visit the historical pre Ninamarca Chullpas continuing arrive at typical colonial town where we will Paucartambo little visit to see houses, the church, the colonial bridge and square, continuing to arrive at Tres Cruces (Acjanaco) the highest and the entrance to the Manu National Park continuing the journey takes us through the cloud forest or rain forest in the course of the trip see the different plants in the area under different climatic altitudes after about two hours we arrive at San Pedro we will walk for 30 minutes or so to see different species of colorful birds such as the Cock of the Rock (national bird) trogons, quetzals, and species monkeys such as the capuchin (mono martin) and woolly monkey, continuing to arrive in the afternoon Pilcopata town where you walk our first night in a comfortable hostel.
DAY 02 MIRADOR LODGE – RESERVE ECOLOGICAL “GREENLANDS ROBLES”
A day break we continue by private bus to Atalaya. On the way we stop to observe a coca plantation (Animal Rescue Center) and at a view point where you can get a good overview of the jungle and the river. From Atalaya we leave by motorized boat to HOT SPRING, where you can bath in the natural hot springs. During the boat trip we will see many different kinds of animals, especially birds, and a beautiful landscape. In the afternoon we arrive to Ecological Reserve Manu Rainforest, where we will have a short rest. In the evening we leave for a night walk in the jungle to look for spiders, insects and snakes. Also at night, we explore the forest by flashlight looking for insects, snakes and the uniquely nocturnal night-monkey or ‘Douricouli’. We spend the night in Manu Rainforest Lodge. Our beautiful, comfortable lodge.
DAY 03 RESERVE ECOLOGICAL “GREENLANDS ROBLES” – INCHIPATO RIVER
After breakfast we get ready carrying all our supplies for the expedition will begin our walk going to Rio Inchipato on the way we see animals like wild pig, tapir, monkeys, jaguars and hopefully the cone bird parrots, herons, woodpeckers, toucans and etc. orioles., giant trees and medicinal plants in the afternoon we arrive at the pyramids halfway to where we camp at sunset, we will install our tents, and at night we will have the opportunity to catch fishes in the area such as sardines, Huasaco, shad etc. . Then spend the night accompanied by a campfire.
DAY 04 RIVER INCHIPATO – PYRAMIDS
Then breakfast we continue walking upstream bound for the pyramids this day we will have a lot of activity, during the walk we can see animals like the tapir, giant otter, capybara, monkeys and with luck the jaguar and birds such as parrots, turkeys, herons, toucans and orioles etc. “This trip is for lovers of nature through ecotourism help protect the environment and extend the life of the planet.” Arriving in the afternoon we set up camp and at night we can see nocturnal animals. After dinner we spend the night together with a beautiful fireplace.
DAY 05 PYRAMIDS (EXPLORING)
This day we’ll get into one of the pyramids doing some research about the area during the day also appreciate animals in theirnatural habitat and a lot of wildlife as it is a complete paradise, after lunch we will build our rafts to return the next day, this serve us some drinks night around our campfire and prepare some typical local dishes.
DAY 06 PYRAMIDS – RESERVE ECOLOGICAL “GREENLANDS ROBLES”
After breakfast we get ready to return to our rafts down the river until we reach our lodge, on the way we can swim in crystal clear waters arriving in the afternoon we will spend our last night in the Manu Rainforest lodge .
DAY 07 RESERVE ECOLOGICAL GREENLANDS ROBLES – CUSCO
We get up early for our breakfast after enjoyment we get ready for the return up the river in our motorized boat to Atalaya where our bus awaits us to return to Cusco where we will arrive in the afternoon.
- Bus and boat-private
- Rubber boots and rain poncho
- All camping equipment
- Bilingual native-Guide
- Mineral water
- First aid kit
- Cook, and three meals per day
- Entrance to Reserve Ecological Manu Rainforest.
- Entrance fee to hot springs.
- Rain poncho
- First breakfast
- First water
- oft drinks and beers
- Personal expenses
WHAT THE TOURIST SHOULD BRING
- Sleeping bag
- Camera with extra battery-
- Flashlight with extra battery
- Repellent with a minimum of 15 deet.
- Extra money
- Water bottle
- Cap or Hat
- Bathing suit and dark clothing
- Toilet paper.