From Cusco: Manu National Park Tour with Accommodation

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Discover the Andes Mountains and explore Manu National Park on a guided trip from Cusco, with accommodation included. Check out the town of Puerto Atalaya, and sail along the river to see the birds.

Highlights

  • You will enjoy the great variety of biodiversity in flora and fauna.
  • In the Peruvian Amazon we also find innumerable fruits.
  • The fantastic lake, where the vegetation reflects the most beautiful colors.

Description

Before booking the excursion, ask for availability of the tour. Day 1: Cusco - Cloud Forest - Pilcopata Lodge We will leave Cusco very early in the morning in one of our vehicles. We will cross beautiful valleys between the Andes Mountains and picturesque rural communities. We will visit pre-Inca tombs of the Lupaca culture and then stop in Paucartambo, a beautiful colonial town, and visit the interesting town museum. On the way we will have lunch in the cloud forest. We will continue our descent through the cloud forest, an area rich in endemic species, such as the Spectacled Bear and the Cock of the Rock, a Peruvian national bird that performs a unique courtship ritual. We will also be able to observe orchids, bromeliads, ferns, etc. We will continue observing the spectacular nature along our journey until we arrive at our lodge, Pilcopata Inn, where we will spend our first night. Day 2: Pilcopata - Amazon Manu Lodge We will have an early breakfast and then visit a coca plantation and a wildlife rescue center. Then we will head to Puerto Atalaya, located on the banks of the Alto Madre de Dios River at 500 masl. Here we will begin our descent by boat to observe the enormous diversity of bird species, such as herons, vultures, cormorants, etc. until we arrive at Amazon Manu Lodge. There we will have a delicious lunch before hiking to Machuwasi Lake, where we will ride on balsa rafts to observe birds, such as the primitive hoatzin and, with luck, caimans, monkeys and capybaras. Overnight at the lodge. Day 3: Amazon Manu Lodge - Cuzco Early in the morning, we will board our boat and head to the macaw clay lick, a wall along the river bank where different species of parrots, such as the blue-headed parrot, white-eyed parakeet, chestnut-fronted macaw, among others. The parrots gather here every morning. Here they eat clay, which is rich in minerals and helps them to digest and eliminate toxins from the body. After a delicious breakfast, we will pack our bags and travel by boat back to Puerto Atalaya, where our bus back to Cusco will be waiting for us. We will have lunch on the way back to Cusco, where we will arrive at approximately 6:30 pm. Note: Service is subject to variation without prior notice, due to weather conditions (rains, floods, floods, etc.), strikes and/or demonstrations and any other event that does not allow the normal development of the itinerary. Any cancellation of the service for the reasons indicated above, does not apply refund. The itinerary may vary at the discretion of the operator, always to ensure the safety of the traveler and the best development of the service in its entirety. If you do not attend the day of the service, it is considered as 'Done' without any claim, postponement or refund.

Includes

Tourist transportation River transportation 1 night at Pilcopata Inn 1 night at Amazon Manu Lodge 3 meals and 1 snack each day (vegetarian option available upon request) Professional bilingual guide First-aid kit Drinking water

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