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Manu zona Reservada

Manu Reserved Zone

7 days and 6 nights Tour: Reserved Area Min: 2 persons
Carol B
2024-03-20
Breathtaking views beyond describable lifetime adventure Very informitive and beautiful views wonderful pictures. I have already sent word to family they MUST come see!! The guides were friendly and helpful!!!
Heath A
2024-03-19
Amazing Experience!! An absolute once in a lifetime experience I will never forget! We were met by our guide immediately when stepping out of the train station and he was very friendly, funny, and very knowledgeable. Highly recommend anyone coming to Peru to book through Rap Travel Peru!!!
John V
2024-03-19
Totally unforgettable!! I was an amazing experience from start to finish. Every checkpoint was smooth and efficient. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone!!!
nick d
2024-03-19
Amazing time at Machu Picchu!!!!!👏👏👏👏👏 Had amazing time with some amazing people from rap travel the guide was amazing and very knowledgeable and attentive of everything that he was showing us had great insight and information and made it to where we can understand and enjoy what we were looking at in the history of the site!!!!!👏👏👏📣📣📣📣
Adriano M
2024-03-15
Passeios Maravilhosos e equipe receptiva Equipe super prestativa, desde a reserva até os guias turísticos. Fomos atendidos pelo brasileiro Luis, que estava sempre a disposição para ajudar com quaisquer dúvidas ou problemas. Os guias também foram super receptivos e bem dispostos a ajudar. Recomendo 100%
Yoselin A
2024-03-15
Mejores Días en Perú Desde el primer día la atención y servicio fueron excelentes, muy buenas recomendaciones sobre lugares donde comer, conocer y los mejores guías/fotógrafos. Gracias por recibirnos!
Castro Díaz D
2024-03-15
Experiencia increíble en Perú Mi estancia en Cusco con la agencia RAP Travel fue increíble, nos hicieron sentir como en casa desde que llegamos a la ciudad, los tours, guías, atención, todo fue demasiada buena. Recomendable para que vengan a conocer Perú de la mejor manera.
Marco F
2024-02-24
Nuestro viaje a Perú. Todo fantástico!! Nos encantó las atenciones de RAP Travel Perú y de todo su personal. Los tours bien planificados, puntuales. Todo A1, nos vamos súper contentos con el servicio. Los recomendamos al 1000%, el cooking class traditional fue excelente. El ceviche de trucha y lomo de alpaca para chuparse los dedos.
Madrily D
2024-02-24
Experiencias en Cusco. La experiencia en Perú, fue muy placentera. Nos encantó todo nuestro viaje, la compañía RAP Travel Perú. Nos ayudó muchísimo con la planificación con este viaje. 100% recomendado.
Silvia R
2024-02-23
Viaje mágico Excelente experiencia con la agencia rap travel , todos fueron muy amables y nos ayudaron a armar nuestro paquete turístico de acuerdo a nuestras necesidades

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Description Manu Reserved Zone Excursion

With the “Manu Reserved Zone Excursion”, you will be able to enjoy one of the most extensive tropical parks in South America. Located in the southeastern region of Peru, nestled in the last Andean foothills of the department of Cusco and the jungle of Madre de Dios. The Manu Tourist Destination, located in southeastern Peru, is one of the largest parks in South America. The park area encompasses parts of the Andean department of Cusco and the jungle department of Madre de Dios.

Manu protects more than 2 million hectares of territory rich in flora and fauna species in a variety of habitats, including the Andes, cloud forests and lowland tropical forests. This natural paradise, recognized by UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve, is home to the greatest biological diversity in protected areas of rainforest and several endemic species of cloud forest.

It is one of the most biodiverse regions in the world. If you are planning a trip to Manu it is possible to find all the variety of ecological floors that exist in the Amazon and this makes it one of the most appreciated protected areas.

The number of plant species is very high, in a single hectare there are up to 250 varieties of trees. The aguajal forests are one of the most outstanding ecosystems, where the aguaje and huasaí palms are the dominant ones and develop on areas that are almost permanently flooded, especially on the right bank of the Manu River. There is also the presence of cedar, cético, tornillo, chestnut, Lupuna and jebe.

Among the large mammals are the otorongo, the tiger, the sachavaca, the huangana, the sajino, the deer, the ashy deer, the river wolf, the ronsoco, the coto monkey, the black maquisapa, the choro monkey, the white and the black machin monkey. It is estimated that there are about 30 million species, more than 1,300 species of butterflies, 136 species of dragonflies, at least 300 species of ants (more than 40 species were found in a single tree) and more than 650 species of beetles.

The bird species found in Manu represent 25% of all known birds in South America and 10% of all species in the world and it is thought that there may be more than 1,000 bird species in total. It is estimated that there are more than 100 species of bats. There are also 77 species of amphibians.

Species known to be globally threatened that are found in Manu are: the choro monkey, the emperor, giant otter, anteater, giant armadillo, ocelot, Andean cat, jaguar Panthera onca, small eared fox, bush dog, spectacled bear, crocodile and black caiman. The fish species identified are: paco, red tail shad, boquichico, mullet and mullet. Translated with

The best time to visit Manu is during Cusco’s dry season, from May to October, when we can avoid the most rainy days. During the rainy season, especially January and February, the fall of water increases the flow of rivers, which often block the roads and greatly hinder the transfers.

Enjoy Manu Reserved Zone Excursion

MAIN POINTS OF VISIT

  • Andes – (3650 m.a.s.l.)
  • Bosque de Nubes (1,700 m.a.s.l.)
  • Erika Lodge (500 m.a.s.l.)
  • Aguas Calientes (Hot springs)
  • Collpa de Aves (Bird Clay Lick)
  • Boca Manu (365 m.a.s.l.)
  • Reserved Zone
  • Cocha Salvador (395 m.a.s.l.)

SHORT ITINERARY

 SHORT ITINERARY

  •  Day 01: Pick up from hotel – Cusco (3,300m.a.s.l.) – Cloud Forest (1,700m.a.s.l.) – Erika Lodge (460m.a.s.l.)
  •  Day 02: Erika Lodge – Aguas Calientes – Boca Manu (365m.a.s.l.)
  •  Day 03: Boca Manu – Reserved Zone / Cocha Salvador (395m.a.s.l.)
  •  Day 04: Reserved Zone / Cocha Salvador (395m.a.s.l.)
  •  Day 05: Reserved Zone / Cocha Salvador (395m.a.s.l.) – Boca Manu
  •  Day 06: Boca Manu – Erika Lodge
  •  Day 07: Erika Lodge – Cusco

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Cusco (3,300m.a.s.l.) – Bosque De Nubes (1,700m.a.s.l.) – Erika Lodge (460m.a.s.l.)

  • We start our package trip to Manu picking you up from your hotel at the agreed time, leaving Cusco very early in the morning.
  • We will cross interesting inter-Andean valleys and picturesque rural communities. We will continue our excursion to Manu through the Cloud Forest, an area very rich in endemic species such as the Spectacled Bear and Cock of the Rock, orchids, bromeliads, ferns, etc. We continue to the town of Pilcopata. From here it is optional and free to do:
  • Canoeing Pilcopata: From Pilcopata we will do 1 hour and a half of canoeing (classes I and II) on the Koñeq and / or Alto Madre de Dios rivers. We will enjoy the scenery, swim in its refreshing waters, or also.
  • Canopy tour: An adventure activity in Manu where we will go from tree to tree and its aerial platforms using harnesses on horizontal cables with a system of rails with which we will slide at high speed over the treetops of this fabulous Amazon jungle until we rappel down from 15 meters high.
  • Lunch en route.
  • We will arrive at the port of Atalaya, a place located on the banks of the Alto Madre de Dios River, at 700 m.a.s.l. from where we will begin our descent by boat to observe the enormous diversity of bird species, such as herons, vultures, cormorants, etc. until we arrive at our Private Reserve “Erika”.
  • From here, we will walk through the interesting trails of this transitional point between high and low jungle where the guide will look for, show and explain the interesting diversity of wildlife in the surroundings. Overnight at the lodge.
  • In addition, a night walk will be scheduled to observe insects and amphibians.
  • Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

PERNOCTE: BUNGALO – ORQUIDEAS LODGE.

BREAKFAST – PASSENGER/LUNCH AND DINNER – AGENCY

Day 2: Erika Lodge – Aguas Calientes – Boca Manu (365m.a.s.l.)

  • Early in the morning by boat we will head to the parrot clay lick in Manu, a clay-formation river gully. Every morning at dawn, the blue-headed parrot, white-eyed parakeet and possibly the Maracano macaw and other bird species, perform their fluttering ceremony before starting the clay lick, which consists of ingesting clay from the clay lick and after 25 minutes they will leave to return the next day.
  • We return from the parrot clay lick in manu to our lodge Erika to have breakfast, pack and again in our boat we will navigate the Alto Madre de Dios River to Aguas Calientes pools surrounded by our beautiful jungle.
  • After relaxing in the water and a refreshing cold lunch, we will continue to the town of Boca Manu. On this tour we have the opportunity to observe birds such as skimmers, herons, several species of kingfishers, swallows and flycatchers.
  • Lunch at the lodge.
  • Time to relax. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

PERNOCTE: Albergue – BOCA MANU.

DESAYUNO – ALMUERZO Y CENA – AGENCIA

Day 3: Boca Manu Tours – Reserved Zone / Cocha Salvador (395m.a.s.l.)

  • At dawn, we will make another brief stop at the Limonal Guard Post, where we will register in the Visitors’ Book for the entrance control to the Reserved Zone.
  • We will begin our journey down the Manu River leaving all traces of civilization towards the heart of the Reserved Zone for approximately 4 hours to Cocha Salvador, where we will spend the next two nights in our safari camp.
  • During this journey you will frequently see a number of bird species such as macaws, herons, pink rosette and great opportunities to see capybaras, caimans, river turtles, monkeys, hopefully some felines that often sunbathe on the beaches or feeding on the surrounding trees.
  • Lunch on the boat.
  • In the afternoon we spend our time hiking in search of wildlife in this pristine jungle.
  • Dinner and overnight.

Pernocte: Safari Campamento – COCHA SALVADOR.

BREAKFAST – LUNCH AND DINNER – AGENCY

Day 4: Boca Manu -Reserved Zone / Cocha Salvador (395 m.a.s.l.)

  • 04.30 – 07.30 hrs In the morning, we will probably be awakened by the howler monkey declaring its territory. Before breakfast we will have a morning walk as the temperature at this time is pleasant and it is common to find animals in search of food.
  • We will return to our camp for breakfast.
  • We will explore Cocha Salvador using the catamaran and try to see the Giant Otters, an endangered species that can be seen fishing, playing or swimming, the Black Caiman, the Hoatzin, interesting flora of the surroundings.
  • Afterwards, we will visit Cocha Otorongo and its observation tower strategically located at 15 meters to appreciate the landscape of the surrounding primary forest and better chances to see the resident otter family, as well as observe birds that inhabit the canopy.
  • Lunch en route.
  • Possibility to make a short night walk in Manu to search for the American Toad, horned frogs, tree frogs and a lot of colorful and interesting insects.
  • Return to our camp in Cocha Salvador, dinner and overnight.

Overnight stay: COCHA SALVADOR.

BREAKFAST and LUNCH – AGENCY / DINNER – PASSENGER

Day 5: Manu Reserved Zone Tour / Cocha Salvador (395m.a.s.l.)

  • Today we will also get up early to hike around our camp and Cocha Salvador. We will be amazed by the giant Ceibas, colorful butterflies and surely the curious Squirrel Monkeys, Capuchins and Choros.
  • After breakfast, we will pack up and board our boat that takes us slowly down the Manu River to continue the experience of watching probably peccaries, caimans, turtles, birds.
  • We will arrive at sunset at Boca Manu.
  • Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Pernocte: Albergue – BOCA MANU.

BREAKFAST and LUNCH – AGENCY / DINNER – PASSENGER

Day 6: Boca Manu – Erika Lodge

  • After breakfast, we will board our boat and sail the Alto Madre de Dios River upstream, always observing the beautiful scenery of our Amazon rainforest and the enormous diversity of bird life.
  • Lunch on the boat.
  • In the late afternoon, we will arrive at the Erika Private Reserve where we will rest comfortably in our facilities and we will have dinner, here we will spend this last night more wrapped by the magic of the sounds.

Overnight stay: Hostel – ERIKA LODGE.

BREAKFAST and LUNCH – AGENCY / DINNER – PASSENGER

Day 7: Erika Lodge – Cusco

  • We will get up very early in the morning to continue our trip along the river to the port of Atalaya.
  • Breakfast and lunch en route.
  • We will continue in our bus to return to the city of Cusco and arrive in the evening.

BREAKFAST and LUNCH – AGENCY / DINNER – PASSENGER

INCLUDES

INCLUDES:

HOSTELS:

ERIKA 2 nights

BOCA MANU 2 nights

SAFARI CAMP 2 nights

MANU

  • Land transportation
  • River transportation (outboard and roofed boats)
  • Complete canoeing equipment
  • Full meals (vegetarian option available)
  • Specialized bilingual naturalist guide
  • Procedures to obtain permission to enter the P.N.M.
  • Radio communication equipment at all points of stay.
  • First aid kit
  • Luggage guard service
  • Safe deposit box for documents and valuables.

NOT INCLUDED:

  • First breakfast
  • Water for the first day
  • Carbonated beverages (bottled drinks)
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Handicrafts
  • Last dinner
  • Air flights or Bus Ticket (from Cusco)
  • Tips

RECOMMENDATIONS:

  • Light clothing with long sleeves and long pants, sandals, towel, bathing suit and personal medication.
  • Daily backpack and luggage backpack.
  • Binoculars and zoom cameras
  • Waterproof jacket, raincoat, long sleeve shirts, cotton pants, bathing clothes, warm clothes in case of cold weather.
  • Bring your passport
  • Towel for the whole trip
  • Medicines and personal hygiene implements
  • Sneakers or hiking shoes, sandals
  • Flashlight with batteries and spare lights.
  • Hat or cap, sunglasses, sunscreen, sun protection
  • Insect repellent (recommended with 40% or more DEET),
  • Binoculars, Camera
  • Luggage backpack and small rucksack, plastic bags

PRICES

GROUP SERVICE TOUR

Manu Reserved Area

PRICE PER PERSON

Minimum 02 people

GROUP SERVICE TOUR

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Frequently Asked Questions about Manu Reserved Zone

Manu National Park is located in the South-Eastern region of Peru, in the departments of Cusco and Madre de Dios.

Manu National Park is one of the largest parks in South America and hosts an incredible diversity of flora and fauna in a variety of habitats, including the Andes, cloud forests, and lowland tropical rainforests. It is recognized as a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.

The best time to visit Manu is during the dry season of Cusco, which runs from May to October. During this season, most rainy days are avoided, making transportation easier.

The climate in Manu can vary, but it is generally warm and humid. It’s important to bring suitable clothing for tropical climates and be prepared for possible rain.

It is not necessary to know how to swim for the Manu tour, as water activities are usually safe, and flotation equipment is provided if needed. However, it’s important to inform your guide about your swimming skills so they can take additional precautions if necessary.

Yes, in general, visiting Manu National Park is safe as long as you follow the recommendations and take care of the natural environment.

Yes, vaccination against yellow fever is recommended for visiting Manu.

No, it is not safe to drink river water during the Manu tour. It is recommended to bring bottled water or use other safe sources of drinking water. As an agency, we will also provide the necessary water for consumption during the tour.

The main difference is that Manu is a region with biodiversity, while Manu Reserved Zone is a specific part with higher protection and limited access for conservation and research purposes.

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