Itinerary of the Manu Cloud Forest Tour:
DAY 1 :
Cusco – Manu Cloud Forest
Very early our guide passes by your accommodation in Cusco, to start the transfer to the Amazon, making a first stop in the World Capital of Bread, Oropesa, known especially for the preparation of delicious Chuta bread; Nearby you know the Huacarpay Lagoon, where you can see aquatic, migratory and endemic birds, among them the White Heron or Wakar in Quechua.
You continue the path surrounded by the unique landscape of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, waterfalls, cliffs, gorges and cobbled places, finally arriving at the town of Paucartambo, center of the ancient Inca routes, where you can admire its cultural fusion, crafts, colorful costumes and celebrations. traditional.
This day you will see the change, from Andean landscaping, to the Amazon forest. Going up to the Cima de Acjanaco and at the entrance of the Manu National Park; you say goodbye to the Peruvian Andes to enter this Natural Heritage of Humanity.
After lunch, you start to admire the Manu Biosphere Reserve, its huge trees, giant ferns and begonias, orchids and a totally different fauna from the Andean one.
You arrive at the lodge in the Cloud Forest to have dinner and spend the night on this first night full of expectations!
DAY 2 :
Manu Cloud Forest
The walk starts very early, through the cloud forest, which provides the opportunity to see a majestic sunrise and then get up close to the Peruvian national bird, the Gallito de la Rocas in the LEK, where they make their courtship with a boisterous song and dance. that exhibits its colorful, attractive plumage and a voluminous plume; This ritual is prior to being chosen by the females of the species for mating.
After breakfast, the excursion continues, spotting a diversity of plants and shrubs; as well as animals, possibly some monkeys and a multitude of birds and butterflies.
You will spend all this day in the jungle, where you also enjoy lunch, to continue exploring trails, waterfalls and remote places with a diversity of bromeliads, orchids, ferns, begonias, lichens and mosses. Hopefully you can spot the brilliant Golden-headed Quetzal, the Mountain Toucan, the Umbrella Bird, among other species.
After contemplating a beautiful sunset in the Amazon, you return to the camp for dinner and a well-deserved rest enjoying the sound, color and smell of nature.
DAY 3 :
Manu Cloud Forest – Cusco
After breakfast and packing your luggage to go out, you will enjoy a new exploration of the mega-diverse reserve of Manu, where some thousand species of birds coexist, 221 of mammals, 68 of reptiles, more than 1,300 species of insects and amphibians, and a large animal and plant diversity that you can see in their natural habitat.
When you return you appreciate a new change of landscape that contrasts the Amazon jungle with the Andean mountains. You make a stop on the route, to have lunch, and arrive in Cusco after 3 days of adventures.
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