Location Manu Biosphere Reserve
Length 7 days 6 nights
Class Private service or group
Activities Night walk, flora and fauna
Altitudes 150 - 4200 masl
Departures Every day
Tour grade Easy
Passenger Minimum 02 Persons
Passenger Maximum 10 People
Manu Blanquillo and Maquisapayoj are private reserves, situated in pristine primary rainforest, only a short boat ride from Boca Manu. In Blanquillo there is the big Macaw Clay Lick and 2 oxbow lakes with ideal conditions to observe giant otters from a wooden catamaran. ... Manu Tours Peru!
Manu Maquisapayoj has an elevated platform to observe tapirs at night – surrounded by dense rainforest.
Nobody else around in hundreds of kilometers of rainforest! Both places are surrounded by plenty of private walking trails to discover, ideal to observe animals. ... Explore Manu Biosphere Reserve!
5:00 am We are leaving in a private bus stopping in interesting places like Ninamarcas Chullpas, these are pre-Inca cemetery. The trip will be around 11 hours approximately; the highest pass on this road is 4000 msl. On this day, we travel over the Andes and over the famous cloud forest where we observe the display of the male Andean Cock of the Rocks also call Peru’s national bird, after lunch we explore slowly looking for woolly monkey, brown capuchin, quetzals, toucans which inhabit the cloud forest. Later, In the afternoon we arrive to Asuncion village. .. Manu Tours Peru!
We will spend the night in Bambu lodge with double rooms. Optional night walk. ... Explore Manu Biodphere!
After an early breakfast, we continue our trip by bus to Atalaya on the way we will stop to see the place of the Orchids. From Atalaya we take our motorize boat towards Boca Manu in the way, we go to Machuwasi Lake where we go on the balsa raft exploring the lake, here it is possible to see the prehistoric bird call Hoatzin and Capybaras. The night is spent at the Hummingbird Lodge. ... Manu Tours Peru!
Optional night walk (to see Tarantulas, insects, frogs, snakes etc.).... Explore Manu Biosphere
After breakfast, we continue with our boat trip for approximately 2 hours. .... Manu Tours Peru!
During the boat ride, we have the best options to see the famous Jaguar, Capybaras, Caimans sleeping on the beach, Herons fishing at the edge of the Madre de Dios River, Macaws, Toucans, Vultures, Eagles and other species of birds which will show up along our trip. We spend the night at the Maquisapayoj lodge with private bathroom and hot shower. Optional night walk. ... Explore Manu Biosphere!
4:00 am we go to the macaw clay lick, the trip is 40 minutes by boat and 15 minutes walking to the especial observation platform. The activity begins around 5:30 am with the small parrots and later the big macaws. The Parrots eat the clay which has minerals that helps the stomach digestion that is the reason why hundreds of parrots parakeets and macaws come to this particular place. .. Manu Tours Peru!
After lunch, we walk through primary rain forest for 1.45 hours to the Tapir lick; here there is an especial observation platform to see Tapir (Tapirus terrestris). The tapirs are usually active at night for this reason we have mosquito nets with mattress and blankets to spend the night. ... Explore Manu Biosphere!
Very early we visit Blanco lake, here we look for the family of the Giant river otters that uses very often this lake, also this is an interesting place to observe the prehistoric bird called hoatzin, snail kite, brown throated three toed sloth, red howler monkey, squirrel monkey, white fronted capuchin, brown capuchin and other species that inhabit this lake. ... Manu Tours Peru!
After lunch, we will climb on the 41 meters tower; this is a very good place to observe the marvelous toucans. Return to the lodge and have another option for the tapir in case we did not have luck the night before. ... Explore Manu Biosphere!
On this day, we explore the trails of the lodge, we look for black spider monkey, monk Saki, emperor and saddle backed Tamarin, also with a very good explanation about the medicinal plants and trees which are used for lumber. Again we can have another last option for the tapir in case we did not have luck. ...Manu Tous Peru!
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Early in the morning, we start with our return trip to Cusco, first by boat to Colorado village and then by car to Puerto Carlos, after crossing the Inambari River, we take our private bus to Cusco, we will be arriving around 19:30 hours and leave you at your hotel. For the people who wants to fly, from Puerto Carlos we take them by another car two and half hours to Puerto Maldonado airport and take the last flight arriving to Cusco Around 15:00 hours transfer to your hotel. Dinner by your own. ... Manu Tours Peru!
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