Let yourself be trapped by the charm of the Peruvian jungle. In this tour of 3 days and 2 nights we can enjoy and observe the majesty of the Amazon jungle. One of the lungs of the world that welcomes you with its beautiful birds, mammals, reptiles, insects and its great variety of orchids, ferns and many other species.
Summary travel plan
- Day 1: Cusco - Ninamarca- Cloud Forest
- Day 2: Forest of clouds - Pto. Atalaya - Erika Lodge
- Day 3: Erika Lodge - Pto. Atalaya - Cusco
Itinerary Manu 3 days / 2 nights
Day 1: Cusco - Ninamarca- Cloud Forest
We will start our adventure by picking you up from your hotel in the city of Cusco, and we will take the road to Manu National Park; We will cross beautiful inter-Andean valleys and picturesque villages until arriving at the pre-Inca "chullpas" tombs of Ninamarca. Approximately at noon we will be arriving at Paucartambo, a beautiful village that welcomes us with its colonial houses museums where we can appreciate ceramics of ancient cultures, and different costumes and masks used in the different dances of the famous festival “Virgen del Carmen”.
At the end of our visit we will take our way to the "cloud forest", a place that offers us a great variety of flora and fauna, such as the “oso de anteojos” and the “gallito de las rocas” as well as orchids, ferns and a great variety of flora. We will see all this beautiful landscape until arriving at our Hostel San Pedro where we will settle and we will spend the night.
Day 2: Forest of clouds - Pto. Atalaya - Erika Lodge
We will depart very early from the lodge to go to the village of Pilcopata during this journey we will see flora and fauna of the area among which stands out the “gallito de las rocas” a singular bird of colorful colors as well as herons, vultures among others.
In the village of Pilcopata we will have the possibility to experience the canoeing for an hour and a half approximately, this activity is optional and free. Finished this we will go towards the port Atalaya place from where we will descend by boat to the reserve and hostel Erika, beautiful place that counts on great diversity of flora and fauna. It also has a canopy circuit that is also optional and free; Is in this hostel where we will spend the night. In addition to that we will organize a nocturnal visit for the sighting of insects and amphibians.
Day 3: Erika Lodge - Pto. Atalaya - Cusco
We will depart very early from our lodge to observe a "collpa" which is a clay wall located on the banks of the river. To this place every morning arrive hundreds of parrots like the parrot blue head, the parakeet of white eye and possibly the Maracano macaw; all of them need the minerals of this place for their daily diet. After this activity we will return to the hostel to pick up our things and board the boat that will take us to the port of Atalata where will be waiting for us the bus to take us back to the city of Cusco.
This tour includes
- Land and water transport
- 01 Night’s Lodging: Orquídeas de San Pedro Inn
- 01 Night’s Lodging: Erika Inn
- All meals*
- Specialized Bilingual Guide
- Canoe Equipment
- First-Aid Kit
- Luggage Storage
- Lockbox for documents and valuable items
*Vegetarian option available upon prior request
This tour does NOT include
- Breakfast on Day 01
- Bottled Water for Day 01
- Alcohol & Soft drinks
- Handicraft souvenir
- Dinner on Day 03
Important tour information "Manu 3 days / 2 nights"
What to bring for this tour?
- Swimsuit & Towel
- Hiking shoes & rubber sandals
- Flashlight with batteries and replacement bulbs
- Insect repellent
- Sun protection
- Personal hygiene items
- Personal medication, if applicable
- Hat & sunglasses
- Rain poncho, light jacket, cotton pants
- Backpack & day pack
- Plastic bags to keep items dry during rain
- Water bottle for Day 01