Manu has an extraordinary biodiverse, there is no any other place in the world with forested road from the top until the bottom, you can spend days weeks or even years and still many thing to see and discover, during these 5 days you will visit several habitat learning about this natural paradise and enjoying your vacation. You will understand the importance to protect and taking care this unique home of thousands of living beings, be part of nature.
Day 1: Huacarpay – Paucartambo – Upper Manu Road.
We pick you up in the morning from your hotel to start our tour, we drive to the southern Cusco, along the way we’ll pass by several quaint village, with specific economical activities, Like bakery, Peruvian Cuisine, etc. and we visit our first protected área Huacarpay Lake.
This lake has Ramsar Category, Name for protected lakes and marshy areas, here we can find more 118 different species of birds some of the are migrant species, after to visit ad find some endemic species we drive across the Andes, we arrive to colonial village of Paucartambo. a very important village in Colonial time for local trade market, after Lunch we visit the village, trade market is possible to see until nowadays, then Continuing, we climb to the high point of the Manu Biosphere at 3500 m.a.s.l, this point is know like Ajanaco, officially at his point start Manu National Park, from this place we start descending all the way down the east slope to the cloud forest. we walk and if we are lucky probably we find some nice mix flocks of tanagers we are surrounded by the most pristine elfin, habitat had changed totally just in few minutes , biodiversity and scenery are unique. trees everywhere Orchids, flowers, and many more, arriving to the lodge we have a hummingbird festival, they come to visit hummingbird feeders.
Night: Upper Manu Road. L:D.
Day 2: Manu Road – Amazon Foothill.
At daybreak, you’ll notice that we are over the clouds, we have a privileged location, seems a dream.
After breakfast, will visit and orchid garden, this kind of habitat its a perfect location for many of them, time to pack and start descending through the famous Manu Road by bus, eventually depending of the activity will have short walks. we have a picnic breathing natural air, after lunch, we keep descending down the the east slope of the Andes, habitat keep changing at the same time our impression its increasing, late in the day we are our beautiful and comfortable lodge, have a relaxing afternoon, after Dinner we have a different perspective about tropical rainforest, we have a night walking looking for mysterious insects, frogs, snakes and the uniquely nocturnal night-monkey.
Night: Amazon foothill. B:L:D.
Day 3: Machuhuasi Oxbow Lake.
This day we have an early breakfast then we drive down into the tropical rainforest, we visit Machuwasi oxbow lake, home of hundreds of birds, monkeys and wildlife, surrounded by amazing forest, visiting this lake in a traditional balsa rafts, from here we’ll enjoy the rainforest, landscape, birds, fishes under the water and wildlife in general. around midday day we drive back to our lodge to have lunch, in the afternoon will visit the trail system around the lodge.
Night: Amazon foothill. B:L:D.
Day 4: Macaw Clay lick and hot springs.
We take a boat to ride downstream just before getting light, we need to arrive macaw clay on time not to disturb activity, hundreds of parakeets, parrots, macaws and other kind of bird and mammals visit this area, where some special minerals are concentrated. after enjoying the amazing show we go back our lodge, after midday we have chance to visit Hot springs, them we drive back until the cloud forest.
Night: Manu Road Cloud forest. B:L:D.
Day 5: Andean Cock-of-the-rock Lek – back to Cusco.
Final day and for that less exciting, this day early in the morning we’ll visit Andean Cock-of-the-rock Lek, considered like Peruvian national bird, although it is not official or there isn’t any document, relationship is given about their colors, bright red and silver back are related with Peruvian flag, from a hiding place we can see the spectacular show where males are dancing and singing everyday to attract female, this is a unique, after this we have breakfast and start driving to Cusco. we drop you in your hotel to conclude the tour.
Night: Cusco. B:L.
if you have a flight to Lima we can drop you direct to the airport.