peru / Manu Park
Manu Park
Leaving from Cusco, we will spend this tour visiting the beauties of the Manu park, including its huge variety of fauna and flora, including tropical plants, caimans, monkeys as we as a wide variety of birds, like macaws, parakeets and parrots.

Located in the Madre de Dios department. The National park of Manu has been declared Biosphere reserve in 1977 and part of the World Heritage in 1987. It is one of the most important biosphere reserve in the world, covering an area of 15 328 km2 and an additional 2 570 km2 and 914 km2 included in a cultural zone, for a total of 18 811 km2. The park protects a zone between 150 m.a.s.l. in parts of the amazon, as well as part of Puna grassland which altitude reaches 4 200 meters high. Over 1 000 species of birds can be found in the park.

This 6 days tour will allow you to see the best that the us Manu’s national park has to offer, travelling by bus through the Andes and navigating on the waters of the jungle river, encountering in your way a very wide variety of animal and vegetal species.
Alternative route that includes part of the Inca Trail, witnessing a wide variety of landscapes, before arriving in Machu Picchu.
Leaving Cusco, we get to travel by bus to Pilcopata, observing in our way the national bird of Peru, the cock-of-the-rock. On the second day, we take the boat from the Yanayaco port on our way toward Yanayaco, observing different species of birds on our way. From Yanayaco, we can observe the famous macaw’s clay lick site as well as the biggest mammal in South America, the tapir.
The Peruvian jungle is the home of various animal and vegetal species. On this excursion you will have the chance to view the famous Macaw’s clay-lick, an incredible sight. For the backpackers looking for a true experience in the tropical forest and a cheaper price, we also offer a trip to Piedras river.
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