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Manu National Park

Discover the four ecosystems of this World Biosphere Reserve

3 days
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$353


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Manu National Park tour information

location_onCusco
timer 3 days
chat Spanish and English

Starts

7:00 AM to 7:30 AM pick up at your accommodation located in downtown Cuzco

Ends

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM in your accommodation located in downtown Cuzco

Included

  • Transportation from Cuzco
  • Transport during all the days of the tour
  • Specialized bilingual guide
  • Accommodation: 1 night at the Orquídeas de San Pedro hostel and 2 nights at the Erika lodge
  • All meals (vegetarian option available)
  • Drink (does not include alcoholic beverages or soft drinks)
  • First aid kit

Not included

  • First day breakfast
  • Last day dinner
  • Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages

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The order of the visits could be altered, but it will not affect the content of the program. The schedules of the tickets and transports could be subject to modifications.
SAFE ADVENTURE – Covid 19
This activity includes the appropriate protection measures to ensure your safety. In addition, our excursions are outdoor and in small groups to reduce the risk of contagion. Remember to follow the instructions of the staff during the development of the excursion.

restoreCancellation policy


Free cancellation! You can cancel this tour and you'll receive 100% refund of the amount paid if you cancel more than 72 hours in advance. After this time, or in case you do not show up, no refunds will be given.
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The park is divided into 3 zones: the cultural zone, the reserved zone and the intangible zone. During this 3-day tour you will explore the cultural zone of the Manu National Park. Declared a World Biosphere Reserve, the Manu is a true natural paradise that is home to great biological diversity, including endangered species such as the giant river otter, the black alligator, the jaguar and the curious spectacled bear. During this tour you will visit different ecosystems such as the Andean, the Andean high, the tropical and the subtropical. Experiencing nature from within in a unique experience that we can hardly forget.

Tour itinerary

todayDAY 1: Cusco - Andes - Cloud Forest

Accommodation: Orquídeas de San Pedro hostel
The guide will pick you up at your hotel between 7:00 AM and 7:30 AM and you will be on your way by a road that runs through beautiful landscapes of inter-Andean valleys and local communities. You will have the chance to visit the beautiful colonial town of Paucartambo. Its pictures main square is considered a historical monument of Peru.
Continuing on the route you will take a stop to eat. Afterwards you will heading towards the Cloud Forest. This beautiful place is home to numerous endemic species, such as the spectacled bear and the cock of the rocks, declared a national bird of Peru. In addition, the environment of the place is also spectacular, you can find there orchids, bromeliads, ferns among other species of plants.
After being fascinated by these incredible landscapes you will continue the path to the Orquídeas de San Pedro hostel, where you will have dinner and spend the night.

todayDAY 2: Cloud Forest - Erika Lodge

Private Reserve "Erika"
On day two, you will get up early to try and see in action the curious Cock of the Rocks and their morning ritual, where they meet males and females and they dance for them, getting a couple with whom they will spend the day.
After this morning adventure you we will have breakfast and continue on your way to the town of Pilcopata. Here you can make a 1 hour canoe tour through the rivers Koñeq or the high Madre de Dios, taking advantage of refreshment while enjoying the landscape.
Those who have a desire to release more adrenaline can take a tour from the aerial platforms and with the help of harnesses go from tree to tree, to the final phase in which you will rappel down from 15 meters high. Both without any additional cost.
In Atalaya port you will begin the descent by boat from where you will have the chance to see incredible species of birds such as vultures, cormorants and herons. You will arrive at the Private Reserve "Erika" and will walk until you reach the hostel where you will spend the night. This place allows you to enjoy the contrasts between the high jungle and the low jungle.

todayDAY 3: Erika lodge - Cusco

On the third day, you will wake up very early and after breakfast you will go by boat to the Collpa de los parrots. This is a clayey wall where they come to scratch their salts and minerals different species of birds, especially macaws, making it a perfect point of observation.
After enjoying this colorful place you will return to the lodge Erika to pick up your luggage and head towards the Port of Atalaya. Here the bus will be waiting to take you back to Cuzco, thus ending your tour in the Manu.

What to bring to Manu National Park

  • Towel for the whole trip
  • Medicines and personal hygiene implements
  • Slippers or hiking shoes and sandals
  • Flashlight with batteries and replacement bulbs
  • Hat or cap
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Insect repellent (especially suitable for tropical areas)
  • Waterproof
  • Long-sleeved shirts
  • Cotton pants and swimwear
  • A piece of warm clothing
  • Binoculars and Camera
  • Luggage backpack and small backpack and plastic bags

Where does the tour Manu National Park start

Cuzco is the main tourist city of Peru and is very well connected. If you plan to arrive from Lima, you can get to Cuzco by bus (24 hour trip) or take a one hour flight. You can choose between low cost airlines like Peruvian Airlines, LCP or StarPeru or full-service airlines like Latam and Avianca. If you plan to arrive from Arequipa the bus ride to Cuzco will roughly takes ten hours. Alternatively you can also arrive by plane, in this case, however, the only airline that offers direct flights is Latam Airlines. If you plan to arrive from Puno, the best option is to take a bus on a a six hour trip. We also offer the possibility to take a tourist bus route that stops in the most important places and landmarks along the way, leaving Puno at 7:00 am and arriving at Cuzco at 5:30 pm.

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