Tour to Manu: Classic 5D/4N
Live the adventure of sport with the unique experience that the Amazon offers you with Tours Manu: Classic 5D/4N
This adventure is a classic out of series, and precisely for this reason we identify it as Tour Manu: Classic, 5 days in deep contact with the protected area richest in species on the entire planet.
After leaving the Andean mountainous environment; You will make an unforgettable expedition through the three types of landscapes typical of the Cloud Forest, which goes from high hills, to steep slopes and valleys.
Discover the beauty of the national bird of Peru, the “Gallito de las Rocas” bird; as well as more than a thousand species of birds, some in danger of extinction, such as the blue macaw. Spot monkeys, butterflies, amphibians and reptiles and thousands of exotic flowering plants.
Discover the Amazonian lifestyle and especially disconnect from routine, work and daily stress.
Itinerary of the Manu Tour: Classic
DAY 1 :
6:00 Cusco - Manu Cloud Forest
The tour begins at 6:00 when our guide passes by you in the city of Cusco, crossing the Sacred Valley of the Incas to the Cloud Forest.
The first stop is Paucartambo, an old economic center in Colonial times, where you can discover its culture, lifestyle and traditions, especially learning about the activity of the Andean communities that border the Amazon jungle.
The trip continues towards the entrance of the Biosphere Reserve, in Acjanaco, the park ranger station and the entrance to the Manu National Park; from where, with favorable weather, you could enjoy the beautiful views of the largest National Park in Peru.
Enjoy lunch in the town of San Pedro and continue the expedition until arriving at the accommodation (Cock of the Rock Lodge, Paradise Lodge or Wayquecha Biological Station) in the afternoon.
It is up to you to rest in this beautiful place, which takes you away from the hectic life of the city.
DAY 2 :
Manu Cloud Forest - Manu Learning Center
Before breakfast, you will be able to enjoy the wonderful dance and ritual of the Peruvian national bird, the Gallito de las Rocas, which, using its spectacular plumage and pronounced plume, makes a show for courtship and subsequent mating.
After recharging energy, you get to know a coca plantation, a visit that allows you to learn about the uses of the leaf of this plant, its benefits, ways of cultivation and medicinal properties. After a brief stop in Pillcopata, the new road begins to the Atalaya, the main river port of departure, from where the motorized boat leaves the meandering Alto Madre de Dios River, heading to the Manu Learning Center.
After a well-deserved lunch, you visit the lodge and explore the local trail system with naturalist guides, who explain in detail about the flora and fauna of the jungle.
In the evening, after dinner, you can choose a tour of the place, or participate in the exhibition on the activities carried out by the Manu Learning Center for the conservation of the natural environment.
Take the opportunity to disconnect from the routine and hustle and bustle of the city. Rest well!
DAY 3 :
Manu Learning Centre - Collpa de Loros y Guacamayos -Manu Learning Centre
Before sunrise, you can go together with scientists and researchers to one of the most attractive activities at the Manu Learning Center; the monitoring of the clay lick, where you observe the activity of macaws, parrots and parakeets approaching to eat from the clay and mineral-rich soil.
In this place, before the sun rises, you can see the colors of the birds and the bustle that they form in the middle of a unique natural landscape. Spot the endangered blue-headed macaw, among other impressive animals.
Back at the accommodation for breakfast, you can visit the bio-garden in the middle of the forest; a sustainable project of the Center, which serves to maintain the food costs of the shelter.
Later, learn about the multiple types of forests, and possibly spot hummingbirds, butterflies, squirrel monkeys, among other animal species, as well as exotic plants of the place. If you wish, you can continue the expedition on your own or with a specialized guide on the 25 km of trails in the rainforest.
After dinner, learn about the work of the Manu Learning Center team and their efforts for the sustainability and conservation of the jungle environment. You could also choose to go on a hike to spot all the nocturnal species and prepare for a well-deserved rest.
DAY 4 :
Manu Learning Center - Shintuya Hot Springs
The fourth day will be one of relaxation. Board a boat that takes you for two hours in a wild environment, to the town of Shintuya to enjoy the medicinal hot springs of Aguas Calientes. This native community is home to one of the first missions in the region, with an indigenous Harakumbut population, as well as Andean immigrants. Interesting fusion that you will want to know!
You enjoy a picnic lunch, to return to the lodge where you can appreciate the majestic sunset. Later, visit the garden of medicinal plants, where you learn about local legends and be enchanted by the diversity of flowering plants, especially orchids, including the smallest in the world.
A day of many adventures that closes with a delicious dinner and rest.
DAY 5 :
Manu Learning Centre - Cusco
The day has come to say goodbye to the biodiversity of the Amazon. After breakfast, you board the boat back to the Atalaya River Port, visualizing the natural landscaping, the wetlands, the exuberant vegetation and the fauna.
Take the change in temperature into consideration. Transportation to Cusco allows you to see once again the contrast from the valley to the Andean mountain, where you arrive at approximately 7:00 p.m.
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Price of the Manu Tour includes:
- Informative presentation prior to the tour.
- River and land transfer according to the itinerary.
- Expert naturalist guide - English and Spanish
- All meals, from lunch on the first day to lunch en route on the last day.
- Drinks (tea and coffee)
- Accommodation: Manu Learning Center and / or Refugio Romero Lodge, depending on the selected program.
- Tickets to tourist attractions according to the itinerary
- Satellite internet service - only during established hours (available at Manu Learning Center)
Price of the Manu Tour excludes:
- Travel insurance.
- Plane tickets.
- Tips for the guide.
- Tips to porters at the airport and / or staff.
- Drinks alcoholic beverages) Food not specified in the itinerary.
- Transfers outside of those established in the tour.
- Crafts, posters, and postcards.
- Personal expenses, consumptions in the Manu Learning Center store.
What to Bring
What to Bring to the Manu Tour?
- It is recommended to bring: comfortable, moisture-resistant shoes, light, quick-drying and breathable clothing (long sleeves and earth-colored pants are recommended), bathing suits, raincoats, sweater, hat, large visor cap, sunglasses, sunscreen , Insect repellent,
- Personal hygiene: toilet paper, toothbrush, toothpaste, wet towels, water, personal medication.
- Passport or DNI (Required).
- Travel insurance.
- Audiovisual recording camera (and preferably waterproof).
- Flashlights or small headlights.
- Personal Medication or First Aid Kit.
- Cash (local currency).
- Portable converter, adapter for your charger.
What considerations should you have when doing the Manu Tour, Classic?
- The rooms are double and triple, with a private bathroom and showers with hot water 24 hours a day.
- The rooms have independent access and a private furnished balcony for your relaxation.
- Simple rooms with private bathrooms and hot showers are available, but an extra payment per program applies.
- According to weather conditions or natural phenomena, flight arrival / departure adjustments; there could be changes in the program.
- Your luggage should not be more than 10Kg (22lbs) per person, according to the regulation of domestic flights; as well as the transfer in boats; However, you have the possibility of storing part of your luggage at the lodge office, located in the City of Iquitos, choosing the essentials for your stay.
Guru Explorers values your time and strives to respect the tour schedule; however they may vary for reasons beyond our control (weather, natural disasters, field conditions, among other demonstrable reasons). We will do our best to offer efficient options and solutions for your enjoyment.
Terms and Conditions
- 15 days before the arrival of the passengers: 30% of the cost of the tour per person.
- Less than 15 days, 100% of the cost of the tour per passenger. No refund
Who voluntarily renounces some of the services included in the programs; They will not receive a refund or readjustment of the total prices of the tour.
Why choose us
¿WHY CHOOSING US?
The experience that makes you live the beauty of this mountain of colors is inexplicable, it is really a personal encounter between you and nature. We want to be part of that experience that you will live in the Manu Tour: Classic. If you are still wondering why choose us? We would like you to read 7 outstanding characteristics of our service:
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