Our tour manu amazon cultural with hot springs and waterfalls, begins and ends in Cusco,for this tour we get out cusco very early through south the city we enter the Manu from Paucartambo to pilcopata lodge, we will cross the mysterious cloud forest observing a great variety of flora and fauna. We continue by bus to Atalaya, from here by boat we continue to the hostel Paititi Lodge.
This day we will begins the wonderfull tour amazon cultural with hot springs and waterfalls, so We pick up from your hotel very early in the morning from 5:30 a.m. at 6:00 a.m. in our comfortable and private bus. On the way, we visit the funerary towers or Chullpas de Ninamarca at 3750 meters above sea level and a brief visit to Paucartambo, a folkloric town, a colonial bridge. We ascend to the upper area of Paucartambo, the Acjanaco sector. (4000 m.s,n,m) This is the point of entry to the Manu National Park. Then we descend through the mysterious cloud forest, which hosts a great variety of flora and fauna, full of beautiful orchids, heliconias and primitive ferns. We took a walk to give you the opportunity to witness the Cock of the Rocks (Rupícola Peruviana) in the ritual of mating. There are also possibilities to observe Trogones (Trogon sp.), Quetzales (Pharomachrus sp.) In addition, much more and if we are lucky we can observe Spectacled Bear (Tremantus Ornatos). In the afternoon, we arrive at a village called Pilcopata at 550 meters above sea level in our typical lodge that is outside the town with private bathrooms and showers where we will spend the night.
After a delicious breakfast, we continue our trip by bus to Atalaya for 45 minutes, altitudet of 490 m.s.n.m where we will embark by boat for 30 minutes to the lodge Paititi where we will spend the night in our typical lodge with private bathrooms and showers. On the way, we will observe a variety of animals. After the delicious lunch, in the afternoon we will go to the Machuwasi lake, where we will ride a catamaran typical of the area, to observe a variety of birds such as the Shansho (Ophisthocomus hoazín), monkeys, reptiles, dwarf alligators and insects, and perhaps some ronsocos (Hydrochaerus hydrochaeris). At night, we have the optional night trekking program. Night in lodge with private bathrooms and showers available.
Very early we going by boat for 25 minutes to the parrot clay lick. Where you can see 3 to 4 species of parrots and small macaws, observe a variety of birds, monkeys, reptiles, dwarf alligators and insects, groups of turtles and perhaps some ronsocos (Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris). This day we continue our boat trip along the high river of Madre de Dios for 1.45 hours more on the way we will observe many species of birds such as the different species of herons, parrots, orioles, garrapateros and buzzards, passing through several colonist communities. They live along the river where we will have a walk to the wonderful waterfall. After a break, we go downstream arriving at the Natural place. After this unforgettable walk, we will return to our lodge, dinner and overnight stay in lodge with bathrooms and showers available.
After our delicious breakfast we unfortunately return by boat from the Paititi lodge to Atalaya, where the bus awaits us to return to Cusco, again passing through the mysterious cloud forest to the city Imperial of Cusco. (Approximate arrival at 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.).