TOUR ITINERARY – MANU EXPEDITIONS 7 DAYS
- Bearing in mind the uncontrollable forces of nature, the program Manu Expeditions 7 Days could be subject to changes at any time.
- Manu is a rainforest that has remained intact due to its hidden location. For this very reason this means that the program involves many bus and boat trips. However, it also means that you are in a part of the Amazon rainforest that has no comparison, with intact flora and fauna!
DAY 01 CUSCO – MIRADOR LODGE
We leave early at 5:00 am in our private bus, we will make the first stop and visit the historic pre-namarquian Chullpas following with the typical colonial town we will make a visit to Paucartambo to see the architecture of this place like the houses, the church, the colonial bridge and the plaza, we will continue to Tres Cruces (Acjanaco) the highest, the entrance to the Manu National Park. Continuing, through the cloud forest or rain forest we will see the different plants of the area, then we will arrive to San Pedro we will walk for 30 minutes seeing bird species like the Cock of the Rock (national bird) trogons, quetzals, and monkey species like the capuchino (martin monkey) and the woolly monkey, finally we will arrive to the town of Pilcopata and spend our first night in a comfortable lodge.
DAY 02 MIRADOR LODGE – RESERVE ECOLOGICAL “GREENLANDS ROBLES”
We continue in a private bus to Atalaya. On the way we stop to observe a coca plantation (Animal Rescue Center) and a lookout point for a good view of the jungle and the river. From Atalaya we leave by motorized boat to the PRIMAVERA CALIENTE, where you can bathe in the natural hot springs. During the trip we will see many kinds of animals, birds, and a beautiful landscape. In the afternoon we will arrive at the Manu Jungle Ecological Reserve, and have a short rest. Later, we will explore the forest with a flashlight in search of insects, snakes, and the only night monkey or “Douricouli”. And we will spend the night at the Manu Rainforest Lodge. Our beautiful and 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
Continuing with the tour after breakfast we will continue walking up river towards the pyramids, this day we will have a lot of activity, during the walk we will be able to see animals like the tapir, the giant otter, the capybara, the monkeys and with luck the jaguar and birds like parrots, turkeys, herons, toucans and orioles etc. “Actually this trip is for nature lovers through ecotourism to help protect the environment and extend life on the planet. Later we set up camp and at night we can see nocturnal animals. This way, finally after dinner we spend the night together with a beautiful fireplace.
DAY 05 PYRAMIDS (EXPLORING)
This day we will get into one of the pyramids following some research on the area, as well as during the day we will also appreciate animals in their natural 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 will serve us some drinks in the evening around our fire and prepare some typical local dishes to finally rest.
DAY 06 PYRAMIDS – RESERVE ECOLOGICAL “GREENLANDS ROBLES”
After breakfast we prepare to return to our rafts following the river until we reach our lodge, in the same way on the way we can swim in crystalline waters with all this we arrive in the afternoon and finally we spend our last night in the Manu jungle lodge.
DAY 07 RESERVE ECOLOGICAL GREENLANDS ROBLES – CUSCO
We get up early for breakfast and after enjoying ourselves we prepare for the return trip down the river in our motorized boat to Atalaya where finally our bus will be waiting for us to return to Cusco where we will arrive in the afternoon.
SERVICES INCLUDING IN MANU EXPEDITIONS 7 DAYS.
- 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
NOT INCLUDED IN MANU EXPEDITIONS 7 DAYS
- First breakfast
- First water
- oft drinks and beers
- Personal expenses
WHAT THE TOURIST SHOULD BRING FOR MANU EXPEDITIONS 7 DAYS
- 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.