Manu Cultural Zone

4 days / 3 nights

Manu Cultural Zone

This tour allows you to visit the dwarf forest of  Acjanaco known as the entrance to the Manu National Park and the cloud forest where the king of the woods is the cock of the rock which is Peru´s national bird. You will be surprised by the natural talent of this bird as he preforms his mating dance which you can observe from the platform of the LEK. This is a welcome stop on our way to the Eco-Lodge “Bambu Lodge”.


To wake up at sunrise to the song of thousands of birds is something you will never forget. We will be heading further into the rainforest through small local villages until we reach the port of Atalaya where our motorized boat will be waiting for us. An exciting boat ride along the river Madre de Dios awaits us before we settle for the night in the Lodge “Soga de Oro”. We are now in the rainforest of the Manu where the natural sound and the fresh air will soothe you.

You can explore lake Machuwasi on a thatched raft like the locals have used for thousands of years. Take a walk around the lake and look for the CEIBA PENTANDRA a giant indigenous tree and finally observe the parrots at the salt lick.

FIXED DEPARTURES 2024: We are offering tours to the Manu from April to December in order to give our clients the best possible experience. Ask for our confirmed departure dates. In order to confirm a new departure we only need a minimum of 2 people.


Binoculars 8X42: Manu Tours Peru owns several strong, waterproof binoculars 8X42 which you can rent for 5 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.

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When to Go !
From April to December 

Trip Level:
Medium / Easy

Culture, Nature, Fauna, Flora, Wildlife, Trekking & Hiking.


Cusco, Acjanaco, Manu Cultural, Manu National Park 


Private bus, Private boat and Hiking
Lodge ( Bambu Lodge, Soga de Oro Lodge) 

Start of your tour:

In Cusco (pick up at your hotel)

End of tour:

In Cusco (drop off at your hotel)

Small Groups:
(no more than 6 travelers)
Discounts 2024:   

"Ask for our special group rates when booking together with 3 or more people"