Manu National Park is a protected natural area in the province of Manu and Paucartambo 1532 with an area of 806 hectares and divided into 3 areas: National Park Reserved Zone and Cultural Zone and is a reserve biosphere.
It is one of the areas with more diversity of animal species and flora highly recommended for watching bird species area.
Transfer from the hotel at 6 am and we board the transport and start the trip crossing beautiful inter-Andean valleys and picturesque peasant communities on the way we will visit the Pre Inca tombs of NINAMARCA (Chullpas) we continue with the trip and we arrived in Paucartambo Typical colonial town cradle of the patronal feast of the VIRGEN DEL CARMEN.
We ascend to the Acjanacu pass at 3850 meters above sea level and then we descend through the cloud forest, a place very rich in flora and fauna species, endemic species such as the Spectacled Bear can be seen and Cock-of-the-rock, orchids, bromeliads, ferns.
Lunch on the route and we continue until we reach our hostel and spend the night in San Pedro.
We leave very early to a platform strategically installed in the middle of the jungle to appreciate the courtship ritual of the GALLITO DE LAS ROCAS (National Bird of Peru) has a red plumage Orange we return to the lodge, breakfast and continue in our transport through the high jungle arriving to Pillcopata and then to the port of Atalaya, a place located on the banks of the Madre de Dios river at 700 meters above sea level. where we enjoy a delicious lunch.
We board the boat and go down the river for 50 minutes on the way we observe the diversity of birds such as herons, vultures, cormorants, we arrive at the Erika private reserve where we enter the jungle through trails and you can see a variety of species of flora and fauna typical of the area, spend the night in the hostel.
Optional: class II rafting of 1 hour and a half this activity takes place in the Kcosñipata river.
After breakfast there will be a brief explanation from our professional naturalist guide about the different altitudes and the different species that inhabit each altitude floor.
We board the boat and cross the Alto Madre de Dios river and walk for 30 minutes on a path to observe flora, we can appreciate medicinal plants, heliconias, fruit plantations reaching the Machuwasi lagoon in where we install the telescope to observe species of birds and animals in this Area.
Optional: Canopy this activity consists of going from tree to tree and from platform to platform using harnesses on a horizontal cable with a system of rails with which they slide at high speed over the treetops and from the top you can see a diversity of species.
We have specialized professionals who will assist you in this incredible experience.
Breakfast very early and we boarded the boat, we traveled 10 minutes and went to the Collpa (a large clayey wall in the river where the different species of parrots such as the blue-headed parakeet, white-eyed, and possibly the Macaran macaw (Ara Severa) come down every morning to extract and lick pieces of clay that contain minerals necessary for their dietary balance, the clay has a mineral compound that is essential for their diet. the boat until we reach the port of Atalaya and from where we return by bus to Cusco in a trip of approximately 9 hours.
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Note: The Manu National Park is not an endemic area, there is no Malaria or yellow fever. If you want to get vaccinated anyway, you must do it 10 days before your tour.
Important note for tours: At the agreed time, the night before the Manu Tours Cultural Zone 4 days and 3 nights, you will have a talk at your hotel with our professional guide from Tours Peru Machu Picchu – Sacred Land Adventures travel agency tour operator Cusco Peru.
ATRACTIVOS DE MADRE DE DIOS – MANU PARK – PERU AMAZON:
Provincia de Manu Parque Nacional del Manu: A 280 km de la ciudad del Cusco por la Carretera Cusco-Paucartambo ( 12 horas em camioneta 4×4) se llega hasta la localidad de Atalaya, se continua por río hasta la localidad de Boca Manu (7 horas en bote). Luego se entra nuevamente por el río Madre de Dios hasta llegar al parque. Também é possível pegar na localidade de Boca Manu em avioneta desde a cidade do Cusco (45 minutos). O Parque Nacional del Manu abarca as regiões de Cusco e Madre de Dios e cuenta com uma extensão de 1.692.137 ha (la totalidad de la cuenca del río Manu). Desde 1977, o Parque Nacional del Manu constituye a Zona Núcleo da Reserva da Biosfera del Manu, a misma que fue declarada como Patrimonio Natural da Humanidad por la UNESCO em 1987. Aunque el ingreso no está permitido, los visitantes pueden acceder a varios albergues autorizados na Zona Reservada e na Zona Cultural adyacentes ao parque (Tours Machu Picchu, Peru, Amazônia).
O parque del Manu cuenta com uma grande diversidade de espécies animales; mais de 800 espécies de aves como a águila arpía, o jabiru, o ganso selvático, o gallito de las rocas e a espátula rosada; 200 espécies de mamíferos como el mono choro común, el maquisapa negro, el lobo de río, el jaguar, el tigrillo, el oso de anteojos y la taruca; y más de 100 espécies de murciélagos (Tours Machu Picchu Peru Amazônia).
Se pueden observar además árboles com mais de 45 m de altura e 3 m de diâmetro. Las especies más características son el cetico, la topa, el cedro, el tornillo, la lupuna blanca y la mata palo. Atualmente habita no Parque Nacional del Manu 30 comunidades campesinas quechuahablantes, así como numerosas poblaciones nativas amazônicas contos como los matsiguenka, amahuaca, yaminahua, piro, amarakaeri, huashipaire y nahua (Tours Machu Picchu Peru Amazon).
Provincia de Tahuamanu – Ciudad de Iberia: A 3 hours en auto from Puerto Maldonado, por la carretera transoceánica. El camino hacia este lugar es rico en paisajes naturales. En la ciudad destaca o desenho de la plaza de armas, en la que están representadas las principais actividades económicas da região (Tours Machu Picchu Peru Amazon).
The traditional dances of this region represent scenes of animal life, myths, legends and mysteries of the jungle; the most popular are changanakuy, otorongo and suri (Tours Machu Picchu Peru Amazon).
CRAFTSMANSHIP OF MOTHER OF GOD – PERU AMAZON:
The crafts of the area are made with plants, fibers, seeds and jungle roots. You can find pieces made from ancient times such as bows and arrows of pona adorned with feathers, typical clothing made with bark of yanchama trees and adorned with seeds and feathers, necklaces, earrings and bracelets made with seeds and animal teeth (Tours Machu Picchu Peru Amazon).
Currently they also make wood carvings, canvases with images of people, animals and landscapes, ashtrays, paperweights and key rings in coconut chestnut, as well as wooden postcards and various ornaments . Peruvian laws prohibit and sanction the extraction, transport, commercialization and export of any species of flora or wild fauna, living or dead and / or objects made with their parts, unless authorized by INRENA (Tours Machu Picchu Peru Amazon ).
Among the typical dishes of the region in Madre de Dios – Peru Amazonico are:
Carnivals / February (movable date) – All the region: Parades are organized through the main streets of the city, comparsas contests, beauty queen contests and the election of Ms. Manguare and King Momo (Tours Machu Picchu Peru Amazon).
Feast of San Juan / June 24 – All the region: The Feast of San Juan Bautista has a symbolic character as in it, water is celebrated as a vital element throughout the Amazon. You can hear local bands and taste typical dishes of the region (Tours Machu Picchu Peru Amazon).
Festival NDO EDN DARI – Fiesta de mi Tierra / Movable date Tambopata Province: Party whose objective is to strengthen identity Amazonian culture through dance contests, folklore, typical foods, mystical ceremonies (payment to the land and ayahuasca sessions), as well as the holding of a congress of ayahuasca researchers (Tours Machu Picchu Peru Amazon).
Anniversary of Puerto Maldonado / July 10 Province of Tambopata, city of Puerto Maldonado: During a week various competitions are held such as regattas and motorcycle races, tastings of typical dishes and elections of beauty queens (Tours Machu Picchu Peru Amazon).
Tourist Festival of Madre de Dios “Puerto Maldonado awaits you” / September Province of Tambopata, city of Puerto Maldonado: The following events are held: pictorial presentation “The Incas, Fundamental Stone”, cooking and cocktails course, hotel congress of the Macro South Region, Venetian Night in the Capitanía Port and Gastronomic Festival (Tours Machu Picchu Peru Amazon). P >
Anniversary of Madre de Dios / December 26 The entire region: The celebrations begin on the eve with evenings, serenades and dances. On the central day there are civic parades, sports championships, craft and Christmas fairs (Tours Machu Picchu Peru Amazon).
There are no terminals; however, the companies that provide services on the Puerto Maldonado-Iberia-Iñapari route are concentrated on the corner of Jr. Ica with Jr. Piura and those that provide services on the Puerto Maldonado-Cusco route are located on the cdra. 3 of Av. Tambopata (Tours Machu Picchu Peru Amazon).
Various handicraft outlets can be found in Puerto Maldonado; including the Plaza de Armas and the airport (Tours Machu Picchu Peru Amazon).