Manu Biosphere, Cultural Area
A wise traveler knows that he will not repeat his past successes and emotions, rather he goes after new places that will bring novelties all the time.
- • Cloud Forest
- • Parrots Collpa (Nest)
- • Machuwasi Lake
- • Paititi Gazer
- • Shintuya Village
The tour begins in Cusco city and in the typical town of Paucartambo; then we will head towards the Manu National Park where the first attraction will be the wonderful Cloud Forest. In the Amazon jungle we will travel on a motor boat to marvel at the huge variety of birds, felines, monkeys, tropical vegetation and jungle landscapes, alternating with exciting hikes. After 4 days of unsurpassed adventures we will return to the city of Cusco.
To start our tour to the Manu National Park we will pick you up at your hotel between 5:30 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.; then we leave Cusco city to the village of Paucartambo, but before we’ll tour the archaeological site of Ninamarca, made up of the tombs of the pre Inca period, where there wiil be a brief explanation by the guide.
Once arriving in Paucartambo, we will visit the site museum and the church of colonial times; after an hour of travel on our bus we reach the highest point of the package, Acjanaco, located at 4.000 meters above sea level, which is the entrance place to the Manu National Park; there we will have another general explanation about the entire biosphere reserve of the Manu. We will continue descending through the Cloud Forest and hiking to look for flowers and birds like the gallito de las rocas among others. In the afternoon we arrive to our first and very cozy accommodation in the village of Pilcopata.
EXTRA ACTIVITY: No time is available.
The village of Pilcopata is located 780 meters above sea level; breakfast will be served at 7:00 am to continue our tour one more hour by car, making stops where we will have the opportunity to visit the animal rescue house; then we arrive at the village of Atalaya, to board a motorboat that will take us downstream to enter the tropical forest of Paititi and reach the second lodging also called Paititi, where we will spend 2 nights. At this accommodation we’ll have lunch and in the afternoon take a walk of about 3 hours, with the aim of finding some types of monkeys, medicinal plants, etc.
In the evening after dinner we will hike for approximately 1 hour.
EXTRA ACTIVITY: No time is available
Very early in the morning we will go in our boat towards the parrots nest for the sighting of these birds; later we will have the breakfast hour with a few minutes of relax, after which we’ll have a hike of another 2 or 3 hours to continue looking for animals, plants, insects, etc. For lunchtime we will return to our Paititi accommodation and in the afternoon enjoy another trip in In the afternoon we will enjoy another wooden raft ride inside the Machuwasi lake; it will be an interesting experience for the geography and exotic birds that the lake has. Then we will make another hike for about 1 hour and then return to the lodging.
This day after breakfast we will go on our motorboat on a 3-hour adventure along the Alto Madre de Dios river until arriving at the native village of Shintuya, where we can visit the Convent of the Dominicans; then we will make an excursion of 2 hours at the falls to later bathe in the healing waters near the village, with the aim of relaxing and cure some problems of the joints. In the afternoon we’ll return to our accommodation Paititi.
After enjoying all the impressive flora and fauna of the Manu it will be time to board our boat back to Atalaya, where our touristic car will be waiting to take us back to Cusco city, for arrival between 5:30 and 6:00 pm, which will finish our extraordinary package.
EXTRA ACTIVITY: No time is available
NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS FLEXIBLE FOR YOU TO MAKE CHANGES ACCORDING TO YOUR TIME AND NEED.
|1||Classic Travel||$ .00 USD|
|2||Luxury Travel||$ .00 USD|