DAY 1 :
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, the highest point between the Andes and the jungle.
We will continue descending until the Cloud Forest where we can enjoy the most beautiful species of orchids, heliconies and ferns. This is also the habitat of different species of birds and the endemic spectacled bear (tremarctos ornatus).
In the afternoon we will arrive to San Pedro where we have our campsite..
DAY 2 : 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. In our trip on the Madre de Dios River we will have the chance to see many birds as egrets, hawks, flycatchers and vultures soaring in the sky; After 40 minutes we will arrive to Amazon Lodge, where we will spent one night in a comfortable installations, and after a short rest we take a trail system of the lodge recognising different types of forest..
DAY 3 : Once again we wake up early for one more chance to visit a parrots clay lick, trying to find more species of that nice birds. After that we board the boat to caimanchayoc where is possible to see birds and white caimans. We continue the trip by boat to Atalaya, where we board the bus and drive back up and out of Manu, arriving to Cusco at night.
END OF OUR SERVICE
1 Cusco - san Pedro (Bosque de Nubes)
2 San Pedro - Amazon Lodge
3 Amazon Lodge - Cusco
- Nature and bilingual guides
- Meals (normally and optional vegetarian)
- Driver and motor boat staff
- Tents and mattress
- Cooking tent
- Firs aid kit of medicine
THINGS YOU SHOULD BRING ON TRIP TO MANU
- Sleeping bag
- Sun screen lotion
- Warm clothing
- 100% waterproof rain wear
- Sun glasses
- Plastic bag
- Towel swimming suit
- Day pack
- Camera and film with enough batteries ASA 400
- One bottle of water for the firsd day