Gray Woolly Monkey

(Lagothrix Cana)
- © William Huamani

Andean Cock of the Rock

(Rupicola Peruviana)
- © Moises Llaqui

Brasilian Wandering Spider

(Phoneutria fera)

Exploring Rainforest.

Red Brocket Deer

(Mazama Americana)
- © William Huamani

Manu Adventure 4D/3N

DAY 1: Cusco – Rainforest Lodge

Our adventure begins in the exciting Jungle of Manu; we will pick you up around 4:30AM from your hotels in Cusco in our private transport. The first part of our excursion will take us through the majestic Andean mountains and afterward, 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 them travel Paucartambo, a small traditional town, which is known for its folklore. At morning, 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 Manu Road and on through the thick fog from which this section of the forest takes its name in Quechua. Eventually, we will come to the home of the exotic Peruvian national bird, the "Andean Cock of the Rock", you will be amazed by the spectacle in the lek; we do have changes to see Common Gray Woolly Monkey and many others exotic birds in the Cloud Forest. On our first night, we will stay at Rainforest Lodge.Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 2: Rainforest Lodge – Bonanza Ecological Reserve – Tapir Clay Lick

Very early at 6:30AM, we will depart to Atalaya port; on the way, we will make a few stops to visit small local farmers who are known to be producers of many varieties of jungle fruits as well as 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 tributary of the famous Amazon River. During our day we will have the chance to witness many types of colorful 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). Towards the afternoon, we will arrive at our next destination Bonanza Lodge. 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. We will spend the night at our Tapir Clay Lick. This camouflage house is strategically located near to the mammal’s clay lick where we will have the opportunity to see the Brazilian Tapirs, Red Brocket Deer, and Porcupines during the night time. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 3: Bonanza Ecological Reserve

Very early in the morning, we will go for a trek through the jungle. On our way to view the best the Amazon has to offer, the amazing sounds of 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 monkeys, anteaters, peccaries and many different varieties of trees and medicinal plants. During the day, we will have the chance to do plenty of bird watching, and we will have the chance to see birds like macaws, toucans, woodpeckers, parrots, oropendolas, and many other species. The tour guide will explain the relationships between the animals, plants and insects, and inter-dependency of the environment. During the afternoon we will visit our metal made 20 meters high bird watching tower. From there, we will have an unique view of the evergreen forest, enjoying the flight of macaws and many other colorful birds, owls, and the sunset, and then later; on at night, we will go to try and spot some caimans in the river and there is also optional night walk. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4: Bonanza Ecological Reserve - Cusco

The fourth day will be our final day, we depart early in the morning traveling upstream to Atalaya port, where our private transportation will be waiting for us for driving back passing through cloud forest, where we can do some wildlife sightseeing, and arriving in Cusco at approximately 7:30PM. Breakfast, Lunch

Tour Includes:

  • Private Transportation
  • Private boat
  • Rubber boots
  • Rain poncho
  • Duffle bag for personal belongings
  • All accommodations and lodges
  • One night in our Camouflage House
  • Mattresses and mosquitos nets in the Camouflage House
  • Bilingual native guide
  • Mineral water
  • First aid kit including Antivenom for snake bites
  • 3 meals per day including vegetarian, vegan, pescatarian option
  • Middmorning snacks
  • Entrance to Cock of the Rock (Lek)
  • Professional cook
  • Entrance to the hot springs
  • Entrance to Bonanza Ecological Reserve

What you need to take:

  • Light sleeping bag or blanket
  • Repellent with a minimum of 30-40% deet
  • Good binoculars (you can rent with us, we have bushnell 10x42)
  • Camera with extra batteries, if you like taking pictures bring telephoto lens of 400mm.
  • Flashlight/torch with extra batteries
  • Sun lotion
  • Pocket money
  • Daypack
  • Water bottle
  • Sun hat
  • Sandals (try to bring with straps)
  • Swimming suit
  • Small towel
  • Long sleeved T-shirt
  • Toilet paper
  • Dark color clothes
  • Thick socks

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