MANU NATIONAL PARK MODULE
BEST TIME TO VISIT MANU NATIONAL PARK: Get to know one of the parks with the best wildlife viewing in the Amazon region
Cusco - Guadalupe Ecological Reserve
Enjoyable van ride that begins in the Andes, with a stunning views of the mountain peaks and remote villages Visit of the pre-Inca cemetery ruins at Ninamarca Guided tour in the charming colonial village of Paucartambo. Walk at different elevations , ecosystems and chances for pictures of cascades and waterfalls. Descent to the cloud forest and walk along the cloud forest to spot the amazing cock-of-the-rock and other colourful birds Lunch / Dinner included.
Paraiso Pilcopata Inn - Golden Vine Lodge
Breakfast and early depart to the Atalaya Port Motorized canoe to navigate the exciting Alto Madre de Dios. Lake exploration on local rafts to look for capibaras , monkeys and many birds. Moderate walk in the afternoon provides a good opportunity to experience the flora and fauna and observe the giant kapok tree in the vicinity of the lodge. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge (optional night walk)
Golden Vine Lodge - Guadalupe Ecological Reserve.
Visit to the Parrot clay lick along the river in the morning and lake exploration Boat trip returning to Atalaya. Guided walk along the trails for interpretation of the medicinals plants and curative herbs (wildlife rescue centre optional) Walks along the natural caves in the afternoon spiders, scorpions, bats etc at Guadalupe E.R Optional night walk into the swampy forest to look for caimans/ alligator. Camping night.
Guadalupe Ecological Reserve - Cusco
Early in the morning walks along the palm forest to observe the blue and yellow macaws (ara ararauna) Breakfast along the river. Return trip to Cusco.
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