Manu Reserved Zone Tour By Quechuas Expeditions
FIRST DAY: CUSCO – PILCOPATA LODGE
We leave from Cusco in our comfortable bus, ascending to the folkloric town of Paucartambo. On the way we visit the Pre Incas funeral towers of Ninamarca. Then we drive through the impressive cloud forest full of plants and beautiful orchids, here we take our first hike and we have the chance to observe the Peru´s national bird-Cock of the Rocks (Rupicola Peruviana), monkeys and many different species of birds. With luck the only South American bear-the Spectacled Bear (Tremarctos Ornatus). In the evening we arrive to Pilcopata, we sleep in a typical lodge. Showers and toilets shared.
SECOND DAY: PILCOPATA – BOCA MANU
In the morning after a delicious breakfast, the bus transfers the group to the port of Atalaya, where the adventure begin by motorized boat, to Boca Manu through the Alto Madre de Dios river (6 hours), you can bath in naturals hot springs and swim on the river . In our journey you will appreciate amazing landscapes, enjoy also warm climate of the rain forest. In the afternoon we have a walk exploring the jungle for few hours in order to see caimans (Caiman Crocodylus), birds and medicinal plants.
THIRD DAY: BOCA MANU – CASA MACHIGUENKA LODGE
After breakfast we continue our journey by boat up the alto Madre de Dios river in order to get to Boca Manu Village, we have a little stop for buying some supplies and then we continue into the Manu Biosphere Reserve, up the stream (Manu river). Next stop at the Park Control (Puesto de vigilancia Limonal) and them we continue our trip to Casa Machiguenka Lodge, but in the way we will appreciate many different kinds of animals such as Capybaras, peccaries, monkeys, brilliant birds, white and black Caimans, or even the amazing Jaguar. Late afternoon we arrive at Casa Machiguenka Lodge, which includes the same amenities while still rustic, cozy and intimate in its surroundings of the Jungle of Manu .Exclusively managed by indigenous Machiguenka, original caretakers of the Manu wilderness. (Optional Night Walk).
About the Casa Matsiguenka
The Casa Matsiguenka is designed using the indigenous people’s building techniques and counts on 12 fully screened twin rooms. Beds are furnished with mosquito nets. There is a private trail system and local Matsiguenka guides will accompany you on the trails. There is an interactive interpretation center and locally made souvenirs are for sale
manu national park.
FOURTH DAY: CASA MACHIGUENKA LODGE
This day we will explore the jungle for more hours, on the way we will appreciate many different kinds of animals: tapir, collared peccaries, monkeys, coatis. Birds: parrots, toucans, medicinal plants, flowers, and giant trees of the jungle. We will have our lunch in the jungle, then we visit Salvador and Otorongo lake where we will use a Catamaran (raft boat) and enjoy watching the wild population of the amazing lake, like Caimans and the famous Giant Otter. We will return to Casa Machiguenka Lodge and spend the night here. Night walks optional, to spot different types of spiders (Tarantulas).
FIFTH DAY: CASA MACHIGUENKA LODGE – AGUAS CALIENTES
We leave the lodge after Breakfast to continue our adventure trip, river down to Boca Manu On the way if we are very lucky we might see the famous Jaguar along the beaches. After this activities we take our boat river up (Alto Madre de Dios) to Aguas Calientes.
In the afternoon we have a walk exploring the jungle for few hours in order to see birds and more wild life, (we sleep in tents).
SIXTH DAY: AGUAS CALIENTES – CLAY LICK PARROTS — HARPY LODGE
We will get up early to take our motorized boat to the Clay Lick Parrots, we are going to observe the green parrots, blue headed parrot (Pionus Menstrus), mealy parrot (Amazona farinosa), chestnut-fronted macaw (Ara severa) and some others, returning to the campsite, after breakfast we continue river up (Madre de Dios) to the next lodge.
We will walk to a very nice lake (machuasi), to appreciate the prehistoric bird-hoatzin (opisthocomus Hoazin), monkeys, capybaras (The largest rodent in the world) and some more.
In the evening we will build a bonfire, relax and have some drinks and a BBQ.
SEVENTH DAY: HARPY LODGE – ATALAYA — CUSCO
The sun rise is going to wake us up in the morning, and we will start to say good bye to the Amazon, then we pack every thing and after breakfast, the boat will take us to the port of Atalaya. Our bus will be waiting to ride us back to the city of Cusco.
MANU JUNGLE HOLIDAY INCLUDES:
- Pre departure manu jungle trip breafing at the hotel/office
- Qualified naturalist native jungle English/Spanish-speaking guide
- cook who is charge of making the food /cooking equipment
- camping equipment/tents and mats (in case we camp in the jungle)
- Transportation by private bus from Cusco to the Cloud Forest and Atalaya , and back from Atalaya to Cusco (4 day tour)
- Transportation by private boat: Atalaya / Bonanza lodge / Atalaya (4-day tour)
- Overnights in lodges and camping huts
- Mineral water all the time
- 3 Meals per day (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
- Manu National Park guide book – Talking About Manu
- Manu National Park entrance fee
- Entrance fee to the hot springs
- Vegetarian option…send us you requirements please.
- Entrance to Soga de Oro
- First Aid Kit (bring your personal Medication)
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING ON THIS MANU JUNGLE HOLIDAY:
- Rainforest expeditions are not comfortable tours, but with the following equipment you will get the best out of the forest and yourself:
- Binoculars (imperative)
- Flashlight with spare bulbs and extra batteries
- Sleeping bag (it can be hired from us US$5 a day)
- Day pack
- Long pants and long-sleeved shirts
- T-shirts light shirts
- Shorts/Bathing suit
- Sweater or light jacket
- 1 pair of hiking boots and 1 pair of light shoes or trekking sandals
- Long socks
- Rain gear
- Rubber boots (only in the rainy season-we provide them)
- Sunhat, sunglasses, sun block
- Insect repellent (with at least 40% DEET) and after bite
- Plastic bags (to keep everything dry)
- Water bottle (with water for the bus ride into Manu)
- Copy of a valid passport
- Copy of yellow fever and tetanus vaccinations
- Money for soft drinks or beers and handicrafts
Prices & Availability
We need at least 02 of you and Leave any day you suit. All Departures 100% Guaranteed If You’re Booked, You are Going !!! To Confirm and Secure the Permits. Send us the filled out booking form as well as a deposit of US$200 and you are ready to go. Please, (Click here to see method of payments)
Please, Prices are Based On number of people departing that date. we will advertise to get more people and make the price lower/Please, note: We will Never pass you onto another operator or share service with other companies as most agencies do here.
MANU NATIONAL PARK (JUNGLE HOLIDAYS PERU)
MANU NATIONAL JUNGLE (Reserved Biosphere Zone)7/Days
Small Group:(02-06ppl Average – 10ppl Maximum) / (Includes All as well as a Private Bus and Boat to Explore better)
Price is based on number of people departing that date, so we will advertise to get more people and make the price cheaper.
Price per person ( From 2-3 persons) US$1700 & Students/Children US$1650 / Private Bus & Boat included /
Price per person ( From 4-6 & more persons) US$1550 & Students /Children US$1500 / Private Bus & Boat included /
Price per person ( From 7-10 & more persons) US$1400 & Students/Children US$1350 / Private Bus & Boat included /
Please if you are group over 06 people let us know to give you a good discount.
Please,Note: If you are 02 we can open a New group and Leave any day you suit.
SEPTEMBER 2019:6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27
OCTOBER 2019:6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27
NOVEMBER 2019:6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27
DECEMBER 2019: 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27
JANUARY 2020: 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27
FEBRUARY 2020: 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27
MARCH 2020: 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27
APRIL 2020: 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27
MAY 2020: 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27
JUNE 2020: 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27
JULY 2020: 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27
AUGUST 2020: 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27
SEPTEMBER 2020: 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27
OCTOBER 2020: 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27
NOVEMBER 2020: 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27
DECEMBER 2020: 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27
WHY Quechuas Expeditions? We have Extra Things that other companies wont provide you.
For a Momorable Lifetime experience…
– We have Our Medical Emergency Equipped Rescue Mountain Car(This car will be available for all our passenger) and this will ready for any Emergency you need.
– Local 100% Peruvian 13 years experienced Tour operator(Based in Cusco)
– We treat our team of porters the best with a HOUSE for them to sleep and proper equipment, wages and health insurance for everyone
– Best Tour guides(Fluent English)
– Master Cheffs The best in the Cusco region
– The food provided on our treks is the best( buffet Style and plenty of food)
– The best Camping Equipment (spacious tents 4 season aluminum poles tents, Eating & Cooking tents, Portable table & chairs, comfortable air Thermarest mattresses and more…)
– No hidden prices or Surprises/ We Never Pass you onto another operator as most travel agencies do here. We will depart even if you are a group of 02 persons.
We never share service with other companies as most travel travel agencies do here to Minimize cost.(that’s why porters are overloaded because they are forced to carry for 2 or 3 different companies)
– Small groups & personalized services we also Cater Large groups
– Sustainable and eco-friendly tour company
– Committed to social projects and improving living conditions for the children of Peru. Lots of facilities to book any expedition in Peru.
Quechuas Expeditions is a travel agency in cusco which its first objective is the conservation the Inca Culture and the ecological preservation of the planet.
Our tours are extremely flexible according to what the client wishes to get out of his/her trip. They range regular between 4 to 8 days in length, but it can be extended for more days. Quechuas expeditions have professional multilingual guides (including the manager), local guides working as tour assistants who also participate in the expeditions, professional cooks and very experienced boat and bus drivers.
Discover with Quechuas expeditions the Inca Culture, the Andes, the Amazon Jungle, Titicaca Lake, The Colca Canyon, Cotahuasi Canyon, Nasca Lines and Paracas in the South of Peru. You can visit with Quechuas Expeditions : Nasca, Arequipa, Cusco, Puno, the jungle of Puerto Maldonado, Manu Biosphere Reserve, Tambopata National Reserve and many attractive tours in the South of Peru like river whitewater rafting, horse-back riding, traditional tours and much more.
Quechuas Expeditions will work with you to plan your time in Peru. We can help you building your itinerary. Just give us your frame of time and your interests, and we will develop some proposals on the best way of using your time while visiting our country. We want you to get the most out of your trip and we will work our hardest to ensure you have an unforgettable experience in this special place.
We will include our advice about the cities to be visited, the tours and activities that will satisfy your interests and lodging options that will best meet your needs.
You do not need to purchase all inclusive tours or book complete itineraries. We allow you the freedom of choosing your best options and have the safety of booking the services you think are more important.
As natives and locals, we know these Inca trails like the backs of our hands and are passionate about protecting our natural and most treasured resources. Unfortunately some other companies are not so vigilant and we are concerned about the environmental impact. We hope to lead by example, by giving excellent service to you while conserving and respecting our natural resources and people.
At Quechuas Expeditions, we hold excellent service to you, our clients, and your interests and enjoyment as paramount. We also pride ourselves on being a company which holds the sacred nature of Macchu Picchu and the Inca trail of utmost importance.
All of us at Quechuas Expeditions are thrilled to have you as our guest and invite you to learn about our culture. We have a professional staff of mountain, jungle and cultural guides – all licensed to guide the Inca trail, salkantay trek,inka jungle ,lares trek,choquequirao to machupicchu,jungle amazon tours, cultural and archaelogical attractions in cusco,Peru and Bolivia. Our guides are dedicated professionals who lead our tours all year round, taking vacation only in February when the Inka trail is closed for maintenance and reforestation. All guides ar trained in first aid and rescue. We also have a professional staff of cooks who have done the incatrail for many years.
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