4day Manu Park Jungle Expedition Tour

This four day tour to the Cultural Zone is specially designed for people who wants to visit the Jungle of Manu Park but doesn’t have the time to do a longer tour.

- Type of Tour: Ecological and Adventure
- Group Size: Tour starting with 2 people
- Departure Days: Daily departures.
- Difficulty degree: Easy.
- Tour Areas: Manu Cultural Zone area
- Accommodations: All nights in Lodge
- Transportation: Boat and bus

THIS TOUR INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES

  • Walking in the Cloud Forest
  • Bird Watching
  • Visit to the Lek of the Peruvian National Bird
  • Caiman Searching
  • Visit to a Macaw Clay Lick
  • 3 Nights in Lodge
  • Trekking in the Jungle
  • Night Walkings
  • Survival lessons
  • Boat sailing

MANU NATIONAL PARK MAP

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1: Cusco – Cloud Forest - Manu Cloud Forest Lodge

Departure from Cusco city very early in the morning in one of our trucks specially prepared for this road. We will pass through interesting Inter-Andean valleys and picturesque farmer communities. In the middle of the day we are going to visit the pre-Inca buried towers of Ninamarca, known as “chullpas”. After that we will arrive to Paucartambo city, which is a typical colonial town. It had a lot of importance and it still conserves it’s flavor. Continuing our trip we drive up until the Abra of Accjanaco which is found at 3850 meters over the sea. From this point we start to go down passing through the cloud forest, which is an area rich in endemic species as the spectacular “Andean Bear” (Tremarctos Ornatus) and “The Cock of the Rock” (The Peruvian National Bird), “Orquis”, “Bromelias” and “Ferns” etc. Then in the cloud forest we will visit a lek of “Cock of the Rock”, in which these birds every morning and afternoon made during a very interesting dance called “Displays”. We will spend the night at Manu Cloud Forest Lodge in the Cloud forest of Manu Park.

DAY 2: Manu Cloud Forest Lodge - Atalaya – Machuhuasi Oxbow Lake - Mashko Lodge

Before breakfast we will take a walk, along the road we will be able to do some bird watching as well as have the opportunity to see some species of small monkeys. After a two hour walk we will enjoy our deserved breakfast at Atalaya Port; from here we will continue with our tour by boat. After approximately 20minutes of boat sailing we will walk towards Machuhuasi oxbow lake; there we will have the possibilities to see several species of birds as well as have the chance to see some Capybaras and monkeys.
In the afternoon we will reach our lodge in order to have lunch and take a short break before we start our afternoon walk.
This afternoon with luck in our walk we will have a possibility to see some Monkeys, Macaws, Toucans so en the way back we will have a night walking where we can see spiders, lizards, frogs and tarantulas. After this impressive experience we go back to the lodge where our delicious dinner is waiting.

DAY 3: Mashko Lodge all day.

Our lodge has several trails to explore, this day before breakfast we will explore one of the trails having the opportunity to see several species of birds; like, tanagers, flycatchers, trogons, parrots, macaws, hawks, falcons and Manakins.  Beside birds we can also see several species of monkeys, peccaries, and maybe a jaguar or puma.
Late in the afternoon we will visit a Mammal Clay where is possible to see tapirs licking the clay during the night, we will be returning to the lodge around 9pm.

DAY4: Mashko Lodge – Macaw/Parrot Clay lick- Cusco

We will get up early to visit a parrot clay lick where we can see three types of macaws, parrots and Parakeets. This is a clay Lick wall on the riverside, where different species of parrots and macaws come down each morning to extract necessary minerals for their diet balance.
After this impressive activity we will return to Atalaya by boat where our private bus will be waiting for us in order to take us back to Cusco by the cloud forest and Paucartambo. We will arrive back in Cusco in the late afternoon.

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Why with US?

With Manu National Park Peru/Manu Explorers Peru you will meet professional tour guides who have lived by the jungle of the Madre de Dios river all of their lives.  Our guides are professionally trained and have extensive knowledge of the Manu area and the flora and fauna that abounds in the jungle.

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Photography

Without doubt, Peru has one of the greatest biodiversity on earth, here we have great flora and fauna, amazing animals like Giant Otters and jaguars as well as beautiful and colorful birds. In all our jungle tours you will have great chances for photographing several species of animals as well as birds.

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