First of all, this adventure manu zone reserved begins and ends in Cusco, we will go to the National Park of manu by Paucartambo, from this point we can observe the great variety of species in the area.
By the Madre de Dios River we will navigate towards the Reserved Zone manu to appreciate the infinity of species of this zone, we will know the Cocha Otorongo and Cocha Salvador, in both places we will be able to observe caimans, species of monkeys and birds even more.
Our boat trip continues to Pakitza where from a tower we will observe mammal clay licks.
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 toke 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 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 the delicious breakfast we continue our trip 45 minutes by bus to watchtower port on the way we observe coca and fruit tree plantations, orchids, we embark on motorized boat by the Madre de Dios river. On the way, we can see a variety of birds, such as herons, Kingfisher and always the presence of vultures of which the most spectacular is the condor of the jungle, the king of vultures (Sarcoramphus papa). The Jaguar (Panther Onca) we also have a stop in natural hot springs , to take medicinal baths, if we still have time we visit the Native community of Diamante to see their typical constructions of houses and see the wild fruits they have. In the afternoon we arrive at the village of Boca Manu (280 m.s.n.m), where we have the accommodation. lodge with showers and bathrooms.
After breakfast, we enter the reserve area where we will have a better opportunity to observe the biodiversity that the Manu offers, a brief stop in the rangers stations. The boat trip continues and one begins to realize why Manu is so famous for its wildlife. On the banks of the river, there are groups of turtles, white alligators (Cayman cocodrylus) or perhaps some ronsocos (Hydrochoerus, hydrochaeris) and many more. In the afternoon we arrived at our safari camp in Cocha Otorongo, (250 m.s.n.m) (double beds inside platforms) shortly after we organized a walk to visit the lake and the observation tower of 30 meters from where we have the opportunity to observe the river giant otters. Here in the Manu the animals have never suffered hunting persecution by men. Night in safari camp, on platforms with roof double beds with mosquito net. Showers and shared bathrooms.
The group visits Cocha Salvador today, which is 30 minutes from Cocha Otorongo. Today, they explore walking in the virgin primary forest. We visit the lake to paddle silently in a catamaran that gives us the possibility to observe the wolves of the river again and a great variety of strange birds. The sultana cock (Porphyrula Martinica or the Garga Agami ( Agamia) and monkeys of different species are almost certainly observed 9 species of the 14 species.We later walked on the main trails with the guide to learn the operation and secrets of the tropical forest. Brief visit to Casa Matchiguenka to buy some crafts in the afternoon we return to our camp in Cocha Otorongo. Night in camp on platforms with roof. Beds with mosquito net Showers and shared bathrooms available. Optional night walk.
Very early in the morning, the group will visit the macaw clay lick is in Quebrada salvadorcillo, then the last surveillance post of the Manu National Park will continue to Pakitza by boat - Pakitza and explore the mammal collpa. In the forest observing different species of plants and birds and with very lucky animals. Night in camp on platforms beds with mosquito net with roof. Showers and shared bathrooms available. Optional night walk.
Today we woke up with the howling of the cotomonos, (Alouatta seniculus) unfortunately we have to start our return to Boca Manu, we will also have the option to see many other species of birds and more depending on luck and what nature want to offer. WE VISIT COCHA BRASCO to observe giant otters. Optional a night walk around the lodge. Night in lodge. Showers and shared bathrooms.
We continue back by boat on the Alto Madre de Dios River. On the way, we have again the option of seeing many birds and likewise with very lucky animals. In the afternoon, we are arriving at our Paititi lodge. We spent the night in the lodge. Showers and private bathrooms available.
This day is very sad because we have to leave our wonderful jungle full of mysteries and return by boat to Atalaya, then we travel by bus to Cusco. On the way, we can observe the Cloud Forest again, with immense variety of flora and fauna and arrive at the city at 6:00 p.m. at 6:30 p.m.
First of all, this adventure manu zone reserved begins and ends in Cusco, we will go to the National Park of manu by Paucartambo, from this point we can observe the great variety of species in the area. By the Madre de Dios River we will navigate towards the Reserved Zone manu to appreciate the infinity of species of this zone, we will know the Cocha Otorongo and Cocha Salvador, in both places we will be able to observe caimans, species of monkeys and birds even more. Our boat trip continues to Pakitza where from a tower we will observe mammal clay licks.