• TOUR ACTIVITIES: Bird watching, night walk, jungle exploration, boat sailing, catamaran sailing in Salvador Oxbow Lake, caiman, turtle, Jaguar, and Giant Otter searching. • TYPE OF TOUR: Ecological and Adventure • GROUP SIZE: Tour starting with a minimum of 2 people booking together, departures are 100% guaranteed. • TRANSPORTATION USED: Bus and boat • FOCUS: Bird Watching, wildlife, and photography • SHORT TOUR INFORMATION: This 6day tour is the shortest tour we have to the Biosphere Reserve of Manu National Park and it has similar activities as the 7day tour. Night walk, jungle exploration, jaguar and Giant otter searching are part of our activities. All accommodations are in lodges, meals, mineral water, binoculars, tour guide with spotting scope and all entrance fees are included.
BRIEF ITINERARYDay 1: Cusco - Bamboo Lodge: Today we will mainly focus on Bird Watching and walks along the Cloud forest of Manu where several species of birds as well as 3 species of monkeys can be observed,Day 2: Bamboo Lodge - Reserved Zone of Manu National Park: Along the Alto Madre de Dios River we will observe several species of flora and fauna including the largest rodent in the word called “capybara”, and along Manu River we will have our first chance to find a Jaguar, we can also observe monkeys, caimans, macaws, parrots, toucans, and turtles. Day 3: Reserved Zone of Manu National Park: This day we will explore with a catamaran the “Salvador Oxbow lake, in this lake we have chances to observe Giant otters and several species of monkeys.Day 4: Reserved Zone of Manu National Park – Hummingbird Lodge: This day we will have our second chance to find the elusive Jaguar along Manu River.Day 5: Hummingbird Lodge – Bamboo Lodge: This day we will start our journey back to Bamboo Lodge, the first part will be by boat and then by car.Day 6: Bamboo Lodge – Cusco: This day we will start our journey back to Cusco, the arrival time is based on the tour activity and weather conditions.This tour includes: • Tour guide in English and Spanish, • Transportation (bus and boat) • Cook • Three meals a day • Mineral water • All Nights in Lodge • Fresh fruit • Snacks, • Rain Poncho • Rubber boots • Entrance fee to the Oxbow Lakes • Entrance fee to all the private Natural Reserves • First aid kit We recommend to bring: • Repellent with a minimum of 15 % deet • Binoculars • Camera & Flashlight • Sun Screen • Day pack • Water bottle/canteen or camel pack • Sandals • T-shirts • Socks • Light pants • Shorts • Swimsuit • Sun hat / hat • Toilet paper • Dark clothes (for the walking days) converter /adaptor for the electricity (Plugs are typically the 2 pronged flat type found in the US)