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What to expect from Manu National Park Tours?

What to expect from Manu National Park Tours?

Over 2 million hectares of land are protected by the Manu National Park. It is home to an enormous variety of plant and animal species. Its diverse landscape includes lowland tropical rainforests, high Andean grasslands, and cloud forests.

In 1987, UNESCO designated Manu as a World Heritage Site. This elevated it to the status of a significant worldwide biodiversity protection area.

This complete guide will bring you everything that could be expected from a tour of Manu National Park.

What to expect from Manu National Park Tours?

What to expect from Manu National Park Tours?

You can plan to explore Manu National Park on a range of tours from 3 days to 9 days or even more, according to your requirements.

The advantage of arranging a tour is that you don’t have to bother about bookings, buying tickets and avoiding heavy crowds. All of them will be fulfilled by our tour company. Picking you up from the airport, bus station, or hotel will be provided if you arrange for a tour which is a plus point.

What to expect from Manu National Park Tours?

Most Popular Manu National Park Tour:

A 4-day tour of the Manu National Park is the most popular. It will take you into the cloud forest and Andes Mountain range where you will be guided by a travel guide to observe the flora and fauna, footpaths, and the indigenous traditions and culture.

You can also take advantage of the hot springs, jungle hikes, boat rides, and nighttime strolls as well as the chance to see the untouched regions of the virgin Amazon rainforest.

With a knowledgeable guide leading the way, group tours offer the best opportunity of seeing wildlife in Manu National Park. You can see many Peruvian animals such as red and green macaws, monkeys, giant otters, hoatzins, tamarin capybaras, and black caiman. Manu National Park tours also allow you the chance to see macaw clay licks, oxbow lakes, and canopy towers, and go on nocturnal river rides and night walks.

What to expect from Manu National Park Tours?

Manu Jungle Tour Summary:

  • On the first day of the itinerary, you could cover the Ninamarca Archeological Site. You will then visit Paucartambo Colonial town, Acjanacu viewpoint, and San Pedro cloud forest. This lies within the cultural zone of Manu National Park.
  • The second day is better for bird watching and boat rides in Alto Madre de Dios river. You will also be exploring deep into the jungle bed.
  • The third day is best to sit and observe macaws at Macaw Clay Lick.
  • On the fourth day, you will be on the way back from the Manu National Park. You will be making your route once again through the Acjanacu natural viewpoint of the Andes. You will then continue through Cloud forest, and finally Paucartambo Colonial Town.

The 3 nights of this 4-day tour in the Manu National Park could be spent in comfortable Eco Lodges like El Paraiso Eco Lodge and Manu Eco Lodge. They have private rooms each equipped with a mosquito net, towels, showers, and a toilet.

Usually, the 4-day tour includes three meals per day, mineral water, rubber boots, a private boat with a motorist, and radio communication throughout the trip. They will ensure everyone’s safety and privacy. Camping equipment can also be obtained at your request.   

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