1st Day: Cusco – Cloud Forest – Paucartambo – Pilcopata Lodge
We pick up from your hotel very early in the morning from 5:30 a.m. at 6:00 a.m. in our confortable and private bus. On the way, we visit the funerary towers or Chullpas of Ninamarca at 3750 meters above sea level and brief visit to Paucartambo, a folkloric town, a colonial bridge.
We ascend to 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 Peruvian) 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 Ornatus). In the afternoon, we arrive at a village called Pilcopata at 550 meters above sea level in your typical lodge that is outside the town with private bathrooms and showers where we will spend the night.
2nd Day: Pilcopata Lodge – Atalaya – Boca Manu
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 wich 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 spring, 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 village of Boca Manu ( 280 m.s.n.m.), where we have the accommodation. Lodge with showers and bathrooms.
3rd Day: Boca Manu – Cocha Otorongo (Reserve Area)
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. Nigth in safari camp, on platforms with roof double debs with mosquito net. Showers and shared bathrooms.
4th Day: Cocha Otorongo – Cocha Salvador (Reserved Area)
The groups visits Cocha Salvador today, whichis 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 observer 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 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 avaible. Optional night walk.
5th Day: Cocha Otorongo – Pakitza (Reserved Area)
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 bathrooms avaible. Optional night walk.
6th Day: Cocha Otorongo – Boca Manu
Today we woke up with the howling of the cotomonos, (Alouatta seniculus) unfortunately we have to start our return Boca Manu, we will also have the opinion to see 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.
7th Day: Cusco – Cloud Forest – Paucartambo – Pilcopata Lodge
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.
8th Day: Pilcopata Lodge – Atalaya – Machuwasi Lake – Paititi Lodge
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.
- Private bus transport.
- Private river transport.
- Professional Guide.
- With telescope and binoculars.
- Food, D.A.C and snack.
- Security team.
- Nights in comfortable lodges and private bathrooms.
- First aid kit.
- Mineral water.
- Profesional crew and crew member.
- Professional chef
- Entrance fee ticket to tourist attracctions.
- Recharge of batteries to solar panel
- A pair of hiking boots.
TOUR NO INCLUDE
- Breakfast on the first day.
- Alcoholic beverages, soft drinks and water first day.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
- Thick clothes (cold sunrise by the river).
- Rain gear.
- Water bottle
- Flashlight or torch with extra batteries
- Hat or hat
- Shirt with long sleeves and long pant
- Mosquito repellent at least 10% deet.
- Sandals, swimwear and towel
- Personal hygiene equipament (toiler paper)
- Extra money
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