The program can change according to the weather, river conditions and wishes of the group.
MANU CUTURAL ZONE
Robles Ecological Reserve 4 Days / 3 Nights (Tree House) Tapir Clay lick
In this tour we travel through the mountains to enter cloud forest, where we do some walks to observe several species of birds, orchids and maybe monkeys. After spending the night in our private lodge ( Mirador Amazon ) we continue 5h by boat to Robles Ecological Reserve ( tree house ) deep in the jungle, visiting hot springs on the way. In the evening we do a night-walk to observe spiders (tarantulas), insects, frogs and snakes.
The following day we explore the primary rainforest (untouched) with a chance to see many monkey species, birds like parrots and an unbelievable variability of plants like giant trees, palms and medical plants. We sleep in a tree house besides a mammals clay lick to watch out for tapirs, wild pig, jaguar .deer and other animals.
On day four we go by boat river up to a beautiful wildlife center (Jaguar Black River) to see capybara, Jaguars ,Tapir ,Puma and many bird species, spending the night camping on a sandbank. On the last day we return to Cusco by boat and bus.
DAY 1: CUSCO – MIRADOR AMAZON LODGE
We leave from Cusco by private bus, first stopping to visit the pre-Inca burial towers of Ninamarca. We then drive through the mountains to get to the typical and folkloric town of Paucartambo. Here we will take a short walk around the town before carrying on to Acjanacco, the highest point and entrance to Manu National Park. From here we will continue into the Cloud Forest and at San Pedro we will walk for about 1 hour to observe the National bird of Peru, the Cock of the Rock and many different kinds of monkeys, plants and flowers. We arrive at Chontachaca town in the evening where we will sleep in our comfortable lodge.
DAY 2: MIRADOR AMAZON LODGE – ROBLES ECOLOGICAL RESEVE (TREE HOUSE)
After breakfast we will continue by private bus to Atalaya. On the way we will stop at a viewpoint where you can look out over the surrounding expanse of jungle and rivers. From Atalaya we leave 4 hours by motorized boat to Aguas Calientes where you can bath in the natural hot springs and take our delicious lunch after this we continue by boat up the river where we arrive to Ecological Reserve Robles. We will walk in the jungle for several hours to learn about and appreciate the many different kind of animals, birds, plants and flowers. If we are lucky we will see different species of birds and animals as jaguar , tapir . wild pig , monkeys. In their natural habitat . When we return we will be served dinner and sleep Camouflaged Tree House(Robles ecological reserve)
Reserve Ecological Robles has an extreme wildlife center , is a very special rainforest: this is where the Andes and the lowland tropical Manu rainforest meet and provides the visitor with a chance to see a good selection of birds and plants from both zones as well as endemics to the area. Your first hike will be on the lowland trails, at 350m above sea level. Also at night, we explore the forest by flashlight looking for insects, snakes and the uniquely nocturnal night-monkey or ‘Douricouli’. We spend the night in tree house ( mammals clay lick ) tapir clay lick
DAY 3: TREE HOUSE – PARROT AND MACAW CLAY LICK –MANU RAINFOREST LODGE
Very early we go walking 45 minutes to observe loudly screaming green parrots, where many different species of parrots, parakeets and some macaws give a colorful show. After returning of the parrot clay lick ,we will have a delicious breakfast ,After breakfast we will walk in the AMAZON low jungle if we have luck we will see different species of monkeys, and many species of plants that the native people use in their life day. Before lunch we will have free time, after we will continue walk in the jungle to see more different animals such as tapirs, monkeys, wild peccaries etc. and birds such as the Tiger Heron, Eagles, etc. and many different kinds of plants and flowers and watch the beautiful sunset. After dark we will walk in the jungle to look for Caimans. Night in tent. #Optional or lodge: In the evening we will build a bonfire, have a BBQ, relax and have some drinks.
DAY 4: MANU RAINFOREST LODGE – CUSCO
After Breakfast we will return to Atalaya hours by boat where our private bus will be waiting to take us back to Cusco. We return to Cusco via the cloud forest and Paucartambo. We will arrive back in Cusco in the afternoon.
- All terrestrial and fluvial transport
- Team of security
- Rubber boots.
- Lodge accommodation
- All camping equipment.(optional)
- Tent, sleeping bag and mats
- Professional native guide
- Mineral water.
- First aid kit.
- 3 meals per day vegetarian, option.
- Entrance to Manu national park.
WHAT DOWE ADVISE TO BRING:
- Shirt long sleeve and long pants
- Warm cloths (for misty morning on the river)
- Enough mosquitos repellent.
- Camera with extra batteries.
- Flashlight with extra batteries.
- Sun lotion.
- Pocket money
- Water bottle
- Sun hat.
- Swim clothes.
- Toilet paper.
- Dark clothes.