Manu Travel Cultural Zone 4 days: Manu National Park is a protected natural area in the province of Manu and Paucartambo 1532 with an area of 806 hectares and divided into 3 areas: National Park Reserved Zone and Cultural Zone and is a reserve biosphere. It is one of the areas with more diversity of animal species and flora highly recommended for watching bird species area.
Manú National Park or Manu Park is a biosphere reserve located in Madre de Dios and Paucartambo, Cusco Click This Link. Before becoming an area protected by the Peruvian government, the Manú National Park was conserved thanks to its inaccessibility. The park remains fairly inaccessible by road to this day, in 1977, UNESCO recognised it as a Biosphere Reserve and in 1987, it was pronounced a World Heritage Site. It is the largest National Park in Peru, covering an area of 15,328 km².
DETAILED ITINERARY WITH MACHUPICCHU TRAVEL PERU:
Manu Travel Cultural Zone 4 days / 3 nights
Tours 1st Day: Cusco – Cloud Forest – LODGING
Hotel shuttle 6am and boarded the transport and hermsosos began the journey through valleys and picturesque rural communities en route visit the Pre Incas Ninamarca tombs (Chullpas) continue with the trip and got to Paucartambo typical colonial town birthplace of the patron saint the Virgen del Carmen.
We climb to the Acjanacu to 3850 m and then descend through the cloud forest very rich in flora and fauna endemic species can be seen as the spectacled bear and the cock of the rock, orchids, bromeliads, ferns.
Lunch en route and continue until you reach down to our lodge and overnight stay in San Pedro.
Tours 2nd day: LODGING – ATALAYA – ERIKA LODGE
We leave very early to a mind strategic platform installed in the middle of the jungle to see the courtship ritual of the Cock of the Rock (national bird of Peru) has a red orange plumage return to the lodge breakfast and continue in our transport through the jungle High Pillcopata and then arriving to the port of Atalaya place situated on the River Madre de Dios 700 masl where we enjoyed a delicious lunch.
We boarded the boat and go downstream for 50 minutes on the way we look at the diversity of birds such as herons, vultures, cormorants arrive at the Private Reserve Erika where we enter the jungle trails and you can see many species of flora and wildlife Overnight in the hostel area.
Optional: boating class II 1½ hours this activity takes place in the Kcosñipata river.
Tours 3rd day: ERIKA LODGE – LAKE Machuwasi – CANOPY
After breakfast there will be a brief explanation from our professional naturalist guides about the different altitudes and different species inhabiting each altitude level.
We boarded the boat and crossed the river Alto Madre de Dios and walked for 30 minutes on a trail to observe flora we see medicinal plants, heliconias, fruit plantations reaching the Machuwasi lagoon where we install the telescope to observe species of birds and animals of this Area.
Optional: Canopy this activity is moving from tree to tree and platform to platform using a horizontal cable harnesses with a rail system with sliding at high speed over the treetops and from the top you can appreciate diversity species.
We have specialized professionals who will assist in this amazing experience.
Day 4: Tours LODGING – PARROT CLAY LICK – CUSCO
Early breakfast and boarded the boat we traveled 10 minutes and headed to the Collpa (a clay wall on the river where different species of parrots like the blue head, white eyed parakeets and possibly Macarano macaw (Ara Severa) down each morning to extract and to lick clay pieces that contain necessary minerals for their diet has a clay mineral compound that is essential to their diet. We return to our hostel and boarded the boat to the port of Atalaya where we return in bus to Cusco on a journey of about 9 hours.
Included in Manu Travel Cultural Zone 4 days:
- Transfer from hotel in Cusco
- Land transport and boats
- 01 night hostel orchids
- 02 nights in Erika lodge
- 03 breakfasts, 03 lunches, 03 dinners (no vegetarian option)
- Professional bilingual guide
- Full rafting equipment
- Permanent assistance
Not included in Travel Manu Cultural Zone 4 days:
- First breakfast
- Extra expenses not specified
Note: Manu National Park is not an endemic area there Malaria or yellow fever.
If you want anyway vaccinated you must do so 10 days before the tour.
Recommendations for Manu Travel Cultural Zone:
- camera binoculars are recommended and
- Swimwear and sandals
- Shoes and hiking shoes
- Flashlight with batteries
- Mosquito repellent
- Hats, hat, sunglasses
- Implements personal use and personal medication
- Waterproof, light jacket, cotton pants
- Plastic bags
- Cotton Polo Shirt
- Warm clothes if friaje