Day 1: Cusco - Puerto Maldonado - Colorado
Day 2: Colorado - Maquisapayoj - Blanco Oxbow Lake (Giant River Otters)
Day 3: Macaw Clay lick - Tapir
Day 4: Maquisapayoj - Colorado - Puerto Maldonado
When to Go !
|Apr - Nov||Dec||Jan, Feb & Mar|
Activities: Lodge, Culture, Nature, Fauna, Flora, Wildlife, Trekking.
Places: Cusco, Puerto Maldonado, Colorado and Manu Biosphere Reserve / Maquisapayoj.
The biosphere reserve Manu offers one of the best jungle experiences below the cloud forests of Peru where you can appreciate the famous Andean cock-of-the-rock – the national bird of Peru. The biosphere Manu offers a clay lick for macaws, a clay lick for tapirs in Maquisapayoj, two lagoons home to giant otters and 600 species of birds, the highest tower of the Amazon jungle right next to a 350 year old Ceiba tree, 8 different species of monkeys, deer and the impressive jaguar. The biosphere reserve Manu is a perfect example for the conservation of nature and a perfect learning adventure for kids and teenagers, experiencing the jungle hands on.
* All visitors are requested to get acquainted with the conservation of the Manu reserve. Certain rules of conduct apply, you may, for example, not approach wild animals, you may not throw away any garbage, you may not use soap or shampoo which will contaminate rivers and lakes (we recommend the use of biodegradable soaps).
Binoculars 8X42: Manu Tours Peru owns several strong, waterproof binoculars 8X42 which you can rent for 4 US $ per day at the main office in Cusco (please inform us of your request at the initial booking). Binoculars are essential for a visit at Manu in order to appreciate the animals fully. Please bear in mind that you are visiting a natural rain forest, animals can only be observed from a distance.