PROGRAM 8 D/7N (+ PARROTS AND MACAWS CLAY LICK)
DAY 01: CUSCO-CLOUD FOREST - PAITITI LODGE.
Leaving from Cusco early in the morning in our comfortable bus. Ascend to the heights of Paucartambo. On the way visit the funeral towers or Chullpas Ninamarca. Then descend through the mysterious cloud forest full of beautiful orchids, heliconias and primitive ferns. Stopping to give you the opportunity to witness the cock of the rock (Rupícola peruviana) in the mating ritual. There are also opportunities to observe trogons (Trogon sp.) And more. We may see the only South American bear, the spectacled bear (Tremarctos ornatus). In the afternoon we arrive at the port of Atalaya where we board the boat 30 minutes Paititi Lodge where we stay overnight in our typical hostel bathrooms and showers.
DAY 02: PAITITI LODGE - BOCA MANU – BLANQUILLO.
(Clay lick). - After a delicious breakfast the group continued their journey by boat to navigate the Madre de Dios river. On the way we see a great variety of birds such as herons, kingfishers and ever present vultures of which the most spectacular is the condor of the jungle, the king of the vultures (Scarcoramphus potato) and Jaguar (Panthera onca). At noon a brief stop in the village of Boca Manu to rest and then continue our journey on the mighty Madre de Dios River to camp which is very close to the impressive clay lick.
Where we will walk to explore the various trails around the camp and spend the night, night in camp on roof platforms. Bathrooms and showers available
DAY 03: BLANQUILLO (Macaw Lick) - BOCA MANU
After taking a delicious breakfast we went to hide in front of the lick, your guide explains the reason for the presence of parrots and macaws here. Gradually dozens of parrots begin to go down to the lick, have often seen hundreds of them. After the still the most colorful macaws (Ara sp.). After this spectacular "show" return to Boca Manu. Then a walk to explore the various trails around the lodge and spend the night. Hostel with showers and bathrooms. Optional entrance plane.
DAY 04: BOCA MANU - LIMONAL - COCHA OTORONGO
The trip continues and you begin to see why Manu is so famous for its wildlife. Riverfront observed groups of turtles, white caimans (Caiman crocodiles) or maybe some capybaras (Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris) and more. In the afternoon we arrived at our camp located in the Otorongo, shortly after we will organize a walk to visit the lake and the observation tower from where we have the opportunity to observe the wolves of the river. Here in Manu the animals have never been persecuted by hunting men. Overnight in camp SAFARI (beds). Showers and toilets available.
DAY 05: COCHA OTORONGO - COCHA SALVADOR - COCHA OTORONGO.
The group visit Cocha Salvador today is 30 minutes from Otorongo. We visited the paddling silently on a catamaran that gives us the possibility to observe the wolves of the river again, and a variety of strange birds like cock Sultana (Porphyrula Martinique) or Agami Heron (Agami Agamia) Later we walked in the main trail guide to learn the operation and the secrets of the rainforest. In the afternoon we return to our camp at Cocha Otorongo. Overnight in camp SAFARI (beds). Showers and toilets available. Optional night walk.
DAY 06: COCHA OTORONGO - BOCA MANU.
Today we awoke to the howling of the howler, unfortunately we have to begin our return to Boca Manu (optional return by plane). The rest of the group stays in Boca Manu, an optional night hike around the lodge. Overnight in lodge.
Showers and toilets available.
DAY 07: BOCA MANU - PAITITI LODGE
We continue to return by boat to the lodge in the way we have again the option to see many birds Overnight in lodge. Showers and toilets available.
DAY 08: PAITITI LODGE - CUSCO
This day is very sad because we have to leave our wonderful forest full of mysteries and return by boat to watchtower then we transfer to bus to Cusco and on the way back we can see variety of flora and fauna.
• All ground transportation, river.
• Professional guide and specialized
• Three meals a day, plus snacks.
• Nights in a hostel.
• Excellent chef service
• Safety Equipment
• Efficient team of riders.
• Mineral water during the trip.
• First breakfast and Mineral Water
• Entrance to the Manu National Park
• Soda and beer.
RECOMMENDED TO BRING
• Long sleeve shirt and long pants.
• Clothing thick (cold dawn by the river) (the ideal is light but thick)
• Sandals, bathing suit, towel.
• Rain gear
• One pair of hiking boots.
• Team toiletries (toilet paper).
• Torch or flashlight with extra batteries.
• Plastic bags.
• Hat or cap.
• Extra money.
• Mosquito repellent (50% DEET C.)
• Repelente de mosquitos (50% DEET C.)
Our passengers must meet the following rules for the proper use, comfort and enjoyment of the trip to the area of Tourism and Recreation Manu.
1. Staying in the right place at the program and permission.
2. Visit only authorized areas
3. Do not interfere in the activities of park rangers and researchers
4. No contact with native people and respect their customs.
5. Do not collect species of flora and fauna.
6. Do not carry firearms.
7. No sign of hunting and fishing implements.
8. Obey dispociones Park headquarters and ranger staff.
9. Provide facilities for park rangers to inspections you perform in the boat that carries them. Join
10.The Manu reserved zone is from Limonal, the area of Camp Otorongo, savior and home Matshiguenka
11. Do not disturb or feed wildlife.
12. Put trash in cans or leaving the area. Take it with you.
13. Do not destroy or write or rayes signs, cans, or other infrastructure.
14. Communicate to the park ranger you observe any abnormal event during your visit. In compliance with the standards listed will be supporting the conservation and proper use of the recreation area of the Manu National Park.
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