During the five-day adventure you will experience the authentic jungle. During our numerous explorations you will enjoy the full wilderness. We show you our medicinal plants, discover together the animals in their natural environment. Of course you will taste typical jungle food. At the campfire you can listen to the stories of our local tour guides and marvel at their experiences.
Day 1: Cuzco to Manu wildlife lodge
We leave Cusco at 5: a.m. in our private transport and drive all day. The bus stops frequently during the trip, to allow brief visits to the small Andean towns (the Inca towers of Ninamarca and the colonial town of Paucartambo). Then we will climb to 3900 meters above sea level and then submerge in the Reserve of the Manu National Park. This is where we will start with the exploration to appreciate the incredible variety of wild life of the cloud forest, here we can see orchids, primitive ferns, medicinal plants etc., and full wildlife like our national bird, the cock of the rock and with luck the woolly monkey, the capichino monkey, and varieties of parrots and macaws. in the afternoon we will arrive at the boat port of Atalaya here ends our trip by car, then here we take our river transport in a motorized boat and it is here where our adventure begins by the river called (Madre de Dios) a trip approximately 2:30 hours down the river until we reach our own wonderful ecolodge called Manu Widlife Lodge it is here where we will spend our first night of adventure.
Day 2: Manu Wildlife Lodge to Robles TreeHouse
Today, after breakfast, we will start again with our adventure in a vote driven by the Palotoa River for 2:00 hours until we reach our famous Robles TreeHouse. Here we will spend the day, exploring the surroundings with very interesting trails, that will show us this incredible ecosystem, in the form of a mysterious swamp, where we can see the Hoatzin prehistoric bird, some alligators, Capybaras, spider monkey, squirrel monkey, Pecaris, and different species of birds . We will also have the opportunity to swim in the river. After dinner time, we can hear various sounds of the Amazonian night, such as the Night Monkey, the only nocturnal primate in the world; the Rat Kalinowski; Great Potoos and the Pigmy Owl; We also have a night walk to appreciate and see the spiders, frogs, snake, tarantulas etc. and after dinner we will stay at our wonderful famous Robles Tree House
Day 3: Robles TreeHouse
At the first light of the day very early 5:00 am we go to the parrot clay lick to observe the dazzling spectacle of hundreds of parrots and large macaws that eat clay. In the afternoon we visit another of the beautiful trails of (Robles TreeHouse). Where we will see a variety of animals and birds, a variety of medicinal plants and giant trees, wooden trees. After this activity, there will be time to fish, swim in the crystal clear waters and return to our lodge, and later in the evening we will offer activities of night walk, ect.
The ROBLES TREEHOUSE Ecological Reserve has a large extension of hectares of Amazon rainforest with full biodiversity, it is a very special tropical forest: here you can find the tropical forests of the Andes and the lowlands of the Manu, which offers the visitor the opportunity to see a good selection of birds, animals and plants from both areas, as well as endemic species. Your first hike will be on the lowland trails, 350 m above sea level.
Also at night, we explored the forest with a flashlight in search of insects, snakes and the only nocturnal nocturnal monkey or “Douricouli”. We spent the night in the Robles Treehouse
DAY 4. Robles Treehouse – Manu Wildlife Lodge
In the morning after breakfast we walk back to the Manu Wildlife lodge on a different track. There you have some time for relaxing and a big adventure.
Afterwards we go by boat upriver to we visited a lake called Machuhuasi. There we will walk in the jungle and visit the lake A balsa raft on lake gives us the opportunity to observe more wildlife and the beautiful sunset in the jungle. After dark we will have another opportunity to see some caiman eye. In the evening we will build a bonfire, relax and have some drinks and a BBQ. We will spend the night in our own private ecolodge called Manu wildlife lodge
Day 5: Manu Wildlife Lodge to Cusco
After breakfast, with destination back to Cusco. We return to Cusco through the cloud forest and Paucartambo. We will arrive back to Cusco in the afternoon at approximately 6:00 p.m.
TOUR INCLUDES IN MANU CULTURAL ZONE
- Private transportation (bus and boat)
- parrot-clay-lickAll camping equipment (tent, mattress, sleeping bag.)
- Professional bilingual native guide.
- 3 meals per day( optional vegetarian food)
- Snack (biscuit,candy,fruit,juice)
- Mineral water.
- First aid kit.
- Entrance to the natural hot spring.
- Duffel bag.
- Entrance to Manu national park.
- Robert boots and rain poncho.
YOU WILL NET TO BRING FOR MANU CULTURAL ZONE
- Repellent, binoculars, sun lotion.
- Camera with extra batteries.
- Flashlight with extra batteries.
- Pocket money.
- Day pack.
- Water bottle.
- Sun hat.
- Hiking sandals.
- Toilet paper.
- Dark clothes and towel.