• Jaguar

    Jaguar (Panthera Onca)

  • Capibara

    Capybara (Hydrochaerus Hydrochaeris)

  • Giant Ant Eater

    Giant Anteater (Myrmecophaga Tridactyla)

  • Common Clown Frog

    Clown Tree Frog (Dendropsophus Leucophyllatus)

  • Giant Otter

    Giant Otter (Pteronura Brasiliensis)

  • Macaws Clay Lick

    Macaws Clay Lick (Ara Choloptera)

  • Sunset in Manu River

    Sunset in Manu River

  • Resting Jaguar

    Resting Jaguar 

Manu Expedition 5D/4N

DAY 1: Cusco – Rainforest Lodge

Ninamarka TombsOur adventure begins in the exciting Jungle of Manu; we will pick you up around 5:00 am from your hotels in Cusco in our private transport. The first part of our excursion will take us through the majestic Andean mountains and afterwards we will briefly visit the town of Huancarani which contains the funeral towers of Ninamarca, and the cemetery of the Lupacas, part of the precious Pre–Inca culture. We will then travel Paucartambo, a small traditional town, which is known for its folklore. At midday we will arrive at the entrance of Manu National Park and enter into one of the most protected natural areas in the whole of South America. We will continue in our transport down a small road and on through the thick fog from which this section of the forest takes it name in Quechua. Eventually we will come to the home of the exotic Peruvian national bird, the "Cock of the Rocks" you will be amazed by the spectacle, complete with an impressive array of sounds that can only be found in the jungle. On our first night, we will stay at Rainforest Lodge. L: D

DAY 2: Rainforest Lodge – Bonanza Ecological Reserve

Ceiba TreeVery early at 06:30 a.m we will depart for Atalaya port; on the way we will make a few stops to visit the small local's farmers who are known to be producers of many varieties of jungle fruits including the famous coca plant. Later we will begin the boating part of our journey in a river excursion on the Madre de Dios River, a part of the famous Amazon river. During our day we will have the chance to witness many types of colourful birds such as parrots, oropendolas, vultures and other species.We will make a stop at the natural hot springs, and hopefully get to see some jungle animals such as monkeys or the famous capybaras(jungle rodents that are as much as 2.5 ft long). After that we will start trekking through the jungle to witness the true grace of the Amazon, hear the natural sounds of the birds, and the get visuals of the wildlife such as anteaters, peccaries and many different types of trees and medicinal plants. Towards the late afternoon we will arrive at our next destination Bonanza Lodge, where we will spend the night, arriving approximately at 3:00 p.m. Here there will be showers and other facilities available.We will do some bird watching and then have a night walk in the dark, which is the best time to see creatures like tarantulas, scorpions and snakes. B: L: D

DAY 3: Expedition in Bonanza Ecological Reserve – Camouflaged House

Brasilian Tapir - Tapirus TerrestrisVery early in the morning we will go on a trek through the jungle on our way to view the best the Amazon has to offer, the amazing sounds of the birds and the kind of experience that only the jungle can offer. We will explore the jungle and have ample opportunity to see all sorts of wildlife like a monkeys, anteaters, peccaries and many different varieties of trees and medicinal plants. In the afternoon we will arrive at our camouflaged house at the middle of the jungle where we will spend the night in a comfortable location, covered by mosquitoes nets. This camouflage house is strategically located near to the mammals' clay lick where we will have the opportunity to see Tapirs and Peccaries during the night time, the guide will give you all the information you need, and retelling the most famous stories about the rainforest B: L: D

DAY 4: Camouflaged House – Rainforest Lodge

Machuwasi Lake After eating our breakfast we will delve into the forest again to explore, where we will have plenty of chances to see an exotic variety of birds, monkeys, and exotic plants. After getting back  to the lodge we will have time to take shower and have a well deserved lunch.Afterwards we will take to the river and travel 4 hours in boat up stream, on the way we will make a stop to visit Machuwasi Oxbow Lake where we can see plenty of Wildlife like capybaras, caimans,hoatzing and many river birds arriving to Atalaya Port here we will take our bus and drive to Rainforest Lodge where we will spent our last night enjoying a delicious barbecue and big bonfire. There is an option night walk B: L: D

DAY 5: Rainforest Lodge – Cusco

BromeliaThe fifth day will be our final day, we will depart early in the morning driving all the way through the magical cloud forest having still chances to see Wildlife like the Woolly Monkey and orchids we will be arriving back in Cusco around 3:30pm aproximately B: L

Tour Includes:

  • Private bus and boat
  • Rubber boots, rain poncho and duffle bag for personal belongings
  • All equipment at our camouflage house(mosquitos nets, mattress)
  • Accommodations and lodges
  • Bilingual native guide
  • Mineral water
  • First aid kit
  • 3 meals per day included vegetarian option
  • Professional cook
  • Entrance to the natural hot spring
  • Entrance to Bonanza Ecological Reserve

What you need to take:

  • Sleeping bag
  • Repellent with a minimum of 40% deet
  • Good binoculars
  • Camera with extra batteries
  • Flash light with extra batteries
  • Sun lotion
  • Pocket money
  • Day pack
  • Water bottle
  • Sun hat
  • Sandals
  • Swimming suit
  • Toilet paper
  • Small towel
  • Long sleeved T-shirt
  • Dark color clothes