Discover the Manu Amazon Rainforest in Peru 5 days
Discover the treasures of the Manu Amazon rainforest tours in 5 days, exploring the amazing Amazon rainforest of Manu. Venture into the jungle by boating, hiking through the jungle, being in direct contact with the great variety of birds, monkeys, sloths, alligators and other types of wildlife in the natural paradise with the greatest biodiversity in the world. We organize this expedition in small groups, with the best local guides, who are very knowledgeable about the natural beauty that this ecological attraction of Cusco.
Immerse yourself in the strange world of colors, sounds and smells of the Manu National Park and let yourself be carried away by deep relaxation in this dreamy idyll. This tour takes you amid the nature of a unique biotope with its lush mountain cloud forests on the eastern slopes of the Andes and the fertile rainforests of the Amazon region, where the flora and fauna are more diverse than anywhere else. Place of the world. Manu National Park in Peru is a haven for wildlife viewing and offers many opportunities to explore different species of plants.
- The amazing mirror lakes, where the most beautiful colors of the abundant Amazonian vegetation are reflected.
- Disconnect from everything, literally. You have the option of staying in Lodges deep in the jungle where the experience is complete. At night be without electricity, live only with the light of the moon and fireflies, changing the noise of traffic by the song of animals hidden at night.
- The multiple species of exotic flowers that appear among the vegetation, among which the sophisticated orchids stand out
- Walk among hundreds of trees that will impress you with their height, and will give you the perfect shade for the intense Amazonian heat.
- Spend the day surrounded by greenery, where you look to appreciate that bright natural green. It may be the best medicine to cure even the most stressed mind.
- Probably the most important reason, the warmth of its people, kind, affectionate, always receiving you with a smile and willing to take another with their occurrences
Inclusions of this tour
CUSCO CITY – CLOUD FOREST – JUNGLE HIKES – PILCOPATA LODGE
Our Rainforest Expeditions begins at 6.00am through the Andes from Cusco City, in a private minivan, with Wildlife Destination. first break to visit the pre-Inca burial towers of Ninamarca Archaeological Site. Then we will cross through the typical and Picturesque Village of Paucartambo with a quick overview of locals’ lifestyles and colourful clothes, before the entrance of Manu National Park, which is maximum altitude of 3,900m/12,790ft. F. From there we will go into the Mysterious Cloud Forest such as Environment filled orchids, heliconia’s and primitive ferns and at Fog Forest. After lunch we will spot the Peruvian National Bird of Peru, the cock of the rock (Rupicola Peruviana), quetzals, Amazonian Umbrella bird, Trogons (Trogon sp.) the Biggest Monkey in Peru (woolly monkeys), some Brown Capuchin And with luck the only South American Spectacled Bear, so you can enjoy seeing the surrounding landscapes different level of mountains. In the afternoon, we arrive to Pilcopata Village.
El Paraiso Lodge
PILCOPATA LODGE – BOAT RIDE – MACHUWASI - OXBOW LAKE – MANU RAINFOREST LODGE
You will Wake up with the singing of Amazonian Birds for the breakfast time then We continue by van through the Southeastern slope of Peruvian Andes to Atalaya port, on the way we will stop to Visit Coca Plantations. Also, there are a nice view to see the Lowland Rainforest. Then we will navigate down by boat through this crystalline river of Madre de Dios. Exploring the Wildlife and the great Machuhuasi Oxbow Lake, where we will take a balsa raft and see the pre-historic Hoatzin bird and Hiking around the lake you will ramble through the early successional flood forest, meantime, you will be provided with some explanations about medicinal plants, reptiles as well as mammals perhaps Capybaras the Largest Rodent in the World. walking several hours around the lake watching Alligators, herons, oropendolas, toucans and, monkeys until sunset.
Amazon Eco Lodge
PAROTS CLAY LICK – SHINTUYA – HOT SPRINGS – SHIPITIARY COMMUNITY
We will leave early by boat to Visit the great Parrots Clay Lick to see hundreds of parakeets and small Macaws eating Salts Minerals. After breakfast we will go through the alto Madre de Dios River more deep jungle nearby of Manu Reserve Zone, researching a great variety of birds and mammals, as capybaras the largest rodent in the world, squirrel monkey, blue and green kingfisher, king vulture (Scarcoramphus potato) which is the most spectacular condor into the Amazon River. when we get to Shintuya hot sprint we will star the Jungle Hike up to water falls to Enjoy the natural water pools then you will finish with natural medicine hot sprint. After lunch we continue along the Madre de Dios River up to Shipitiari Native Community to interacted with them and learning their daily life, costumes and traditions where still preserving the authentic Matsiguenka family. in the afternoon we are visiting mature flooded forest along the edge of Manu River researching giant otter and caimans, birds, monkeys, medicine plants and we are finishing with Night Walk looking tarantulas, grass hopers, snakes, owls, frogs and dinner time in our lodge.
Amazon Eco Lodge
SHIPITIARI NATIVE COMMUNITY – PRIMARY JUNGLE - EXPLORATION – TAPIRS CLAY LICK
Today we are into the deep Amazon Lowland – Terra Firme Forest, where you have all day to Explore into the Primary Forest, together a Huge Ceiba Trees the mother of the Peru Jungle. Trough the Tropical Dry Forest researching macaws, toucans, snakes, maybe a Jaguar (Panthera Onca) resting on a log. After lunch we will Enjoy Jungle Clay Therapy Healing and swimming in the Manu National Park River. Always looking some Exotic Birds as a toucan’s trumpeters, especially for Bird Watchers and searching for some families of monkeys, peccaries, deer’s the Largest Red Howler Monkey, Brown Capuchin, Spider monkey, white fronted capuchin, tamarins, wooly monkey. After dinner we will Visit the Tapirs Clay Lick there you will wait in front of it salt-lick-muddy pool to spot Tapir eating Salt Minerals. at the most active tapir lick in Peru Amazon. Who come to this lick to eat clay from under the tree roots around the edge, who eat to neutralize toxins in the vegetarian diet. The Tapir is considered the largest land animal from South America.
This Tapir Experience is unique and exciting because these normally very shy creatures are visible up close, we will wait in silent anywhere from 30 minutes to two or more hours, when the first Tapir arrives at wich point your tour guide gently awakens you to watch the Tapir 10-20 m, away below the platform with luck we will see animals during the Night Walk, like ocelots and owls, then we back to the lodge.
El Paraiso Lodge
RETURN TO CUSCO
Early in the morning, we start our trip back by river skiff, accompanied by flocks of passing birds. Again we have a good chance to view capybaras (the largest rodent in the world) on the river banks. Our destination is Atalaya where we take a short break to change to our minivan and then head back to Cusco. We will pass again through the cloud forest and stop for lunch on the way, on one of the lovely bends over the valley. At about the 6:00 pm we will reach our hotel in Cusco, where will drop you off, end of our adventure. All meals included, except dinner.
Best season to travel
The best time to visit Peru is during the dry season, between May and November, when the weather is dry and bright, with more frequent rainfall occurring between November and April.
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