Squirrel Monkey in Bonanza Ecological Reserve
Tapir Clay Lick at Bonanza Ecological Reserve

 

PROGRAM  MANU PARK 4 DAYS AND 3 NIGHTS

​In this tour we travel through the mountains to enter cloud forest, where we do some walks to observe several species of birds, orchids and maybe monkeys. After spending the night in our private lodge (Rainforest Lodge) we continue 5h by boat to Bonanza Ecological Reserve deep in the jungle, visiting hot springs on the way. We sleep in a comouflaged house where you will enjoy seeing the finest wildlife behavior such as Tapir, deer, monkeys and many small rodents in the Clay Lick, as Tapirs and others animals eating salt mud during the night

The following day we explore the primary rainforest (untouched) with a chance to see many monkey species, birds like parrots and an unbelievable variability of plants like giant trees, palms and medical plants. We walk later in the afternoon and enjoy the beautiful Observation Tower up in the canopy, giving you the advantage to see macaw, toucan, and tanager. We end the day with a night-walk to observe spiders (tarantulas), insects, frogs and snakes. On the last day we return to Cusco by boat and bus.

DETAILED PROGRAM

DAY 1: CUSCO – RAINFOREST LODGE

We leave from Cusco by private bus, first stopping to visit the pre-Inca burial towers of Ninamarca. We then drive through the mountains, to get to the typical folkloric town of Paucartambo. Here we take a short walk around the town before carrying on to Tres Cruces, the entrance to the Cultural Zone of Manu and the cloud forest. From there we continue to San Pedro where will walk for around one hour to  visit  a complex courtship behavior, performing impressive lek displays  of Cock of the Rock national bird of Peru (Rupicola peruviana), monkeys and orchids. We arrive at our private Rainforest Lodge in the evening where we will stay for the night.​

DAY 2: RAINFOREST LODGE – BONANZA ECOLOGICAL RESERVE (Mammals clay lick)
After breakfast we continue by private bus to Atalaya. On the way we stop to observe a coca plantation and at a view point where you can get a good overview of the jungle and the river. From Atalaya we leave by motorized boat to Aguas Calientes, where you can bath in the natural hot springs. During the boat trip we will see many different kinds of animals, especially birds, and a beautiful landscape. In the afternoon we arrive to R. E. Bonanza. From there we walk about one hour to our comouflaged housewhere you will enjoy seeing the finest wildlife behavior such as Tapir, deer, monkeys and many small rodents in the Clay Lick, as Tapirs and others animals eating salt mud during the night. We spend the night there to watch out for tapirs and deer.​

DAY 3: BONANZA ECOLOGICAL RESERVE (Exploring)
This day we explore the jungle on our vast trail system, carrying a small day pack including lunch. On the way we will see many different kinds of animals such as monkeys, collared peccaries and birds such as eagles, parrots and toucans, medicinal plants, and giant trees. We might also have time to swim and fish; later in the afternoon and enjoy the beautiful Observation Tower up in the canopy, giving you the advantage to see macaw, toucan, and tanager after dark we will search for Tarantula, spider, tree frogs and snake. We spend the night in our comfortable lodge.​

DAY 4: BONANZA ECOLOGICAL RESERVE – CUSCO
We get up very early to return to Atalaya by boat, where our private bus will be waiting to take us back to Cusco. We will arrive in Cusco in the evening.

 

  • Tour Includes:

  • Private Transportation (bus and boat)

  • All necessary equipment (chair, Mosquito nets, tables, mattress, rubber boots, rain poncho)

  • We lend you a duffle bag for your personal belongings on tour

  • Professional bilingual local guide (well-equipped  with guiding gear)

  • Mineral water

  • First aid  including Antivenomous for snake bites

  • 3 meals per day; included vegetarian, vegan, pescatarian options

  • Midmorning daily snacks (biscuits, candy, fresh fruit, juice)

  • Professional Cook

  • Entrance to Cock of the Rock (Lek)

  • Entrance to Rainforest Lodge (private Lodge)

  • Entrance to the hot springs

  • Entrance to Camouflage House (Mammals Clay Lick)

  • Entrance to Bonanza Ecological Reserve (Private Lodge)

  • Entrance fee to Manu National Park

  • And much more.

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  • What you need to take: VERY IMPORTANT

  • Light sleeping bag or light blanket

  • Repellent with a minimum of 25% DEET

  • Camera with spare batteries for many days

  • Powerful long-range flashlights with extra batteries.

  • Macro lenses. 10 - 65mm

  • Long Distance Lens 150mm - 400mm or 600mm

  • Lens extensión of 1.4x or 2x

  • Waterproof case, bags to protect your electronics and valuables

  • Sun lotion

  • Pocket money

  • Day pack

  • Wáter bottle

  • Battery charger for your electronic devices

  • Sandals (try to bring strap)

  • Extra toilette paper

  • General Dark clothing (camouflage to see the wildlife) long sleeves shirts and t-shirts, long pants, lightweight. shorts, short sleeves t-shirts, waterproof jackets Sun hat, bath linen clothes, small towel, Thick long socks, trekking shoes.

  • All your personal hygiene needs

  • A bit of money for staff tips (Usually expected on the tour)

  • Not included the last dinner

 

 

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4 Days / 3 Nights
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