MANU BIOSPHERE RESERVE
MANU NATIONAL PARK
Manu National Park is one of the most important tropical areas in the world, located in the south eastern region of Peru between Cusco and Madre de Dios departments. In 1977 was declared by the UNESCO as Biosphere Reserve and in 1987 recognized as World Inheritance.
Manu Biosphere Reserve has an immense biodiversity, with 16 different ecosystems from the Puna (Ichu Grassland) to the Lowland Forest, is possible to find different ethnic groups still without contact conserving the traditional lifestyle.
At the same time is the habitat of many endangerous species, as the Giant Otters (Pteronura brasiliensis), Black Caimans (Melanosuchus Niger) and the Cock of the Rock (Rupicula peruviana); host more than 1000 bird species, 13 species of monkeys and the 10% of the existent plants of the planet.
Manu National Park is for sure one of the most important lungs of the world.
CULTURAL AMAZONIA LODGE 3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS Early in the morning we leave Cusco in our comfortable private bus, will go across the mountains passing over more than 3900 a.s.l. On the way will make a stop to visit the pre Incas tombs, known as "Chullpas de Ninamarca". Then will continue until Paucartambo (a tipical colonial town). Continuing we are going to reach Acjanacco pass, a nice overview in the entrance of the Manu National Park... More
CULTURAL AGUAS CALIENTES 4
DAYS 3 NIGHTS Early wake up in order to see the dance of the famous Cock of the Rock "Rupicula Peruviana" where males with nice movements show themselves for females. After breakfast will continue in our bus visiting in the way some coca plantation of the local people until Atalaya port (700 a.s.l.) enjoying here, a delicious lunch; this port located on the Alto Madre de Dios river is the place where we board our motor boat... More
CULTURAL HOT SPRINGS - BONANZA 5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS Wake up with the first sunrise to see a parrots clay lick where is possible to observe a big quantity of parrots that lick the nutrients of this wall in order to regulate their metabolism. After return to the campsite for breakfast, after a break will continue our trip to Bonanza, here a good lunch and then a 4 hours trekking deep inside in the jungle, this allow us to find wildlife and if we are very lucky the majestic jaguar. at night you can relax in the hammocks... More
CULTURAL BLANQUILLO 6
DAYS 5 NIGHTS
After breakfast (optional flight to Cusco) will board our boat toward "Condeja" and with all our expedition equipment will start a walk in a very interesting trail inside the jungle, during this walk we can spot different mammals as peccaries, deers and monkeys; after 5 hours walk will get to Bonanza campsite. We can have a nice night fire during dinner in this magic jungle... More
- BLANQUILLO 7 DAYS 6 NIGHTSS Early in the morning will go again to the "collpa", looking more wild life like monkeys and other mammals, after breakfast we will have a two hours hike to enjoy the beautiful flora and fauna of the area. (Optional flight to Cusco).
After to say good bye to our friends who are flying back, will continue to Boca Manu to spend the night in a lodge, here we are going to visit another oxbow lake...More