6d/5n Tour to Manu Park by bus

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Manu National Park

This's our shortest tour to the Reserve Zone of Manu Park that is designed for people who don’t have the time to do a longer tour.

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  • Tour Itinerary TOUR ATTRACTIONS: Two Oxbow Lakes inside the Reserved Zone, Cloud Forest of Manu Park, Cultural Zone of Manu National Park, and Biosphere Reserve of Manu National Park.

  • TOUR ACTIVITIES: Bird watching, night walk, jungle exploration, boat sailing, Giant Otter searching and catamaran sailing in Salvador Oxbow Lake, caiman searching, turtle searching, and Jaguar searching along Manu River, and Giant Otter searching.
  • TYPE OF TOUR: Ecological and Adventure
  • TOUR AREAS: Biosphere Reserve of Manu Park and the Cultural Zone
  • PLACES VISITED ALONG THE TOUR: Huancarani town, Ninamarka pre-Inca cemetery, Paucartambo, Acjanacu (border of Manu Park) Cloud forest, Pilcopata, Atalaya Port, Alto Madre de Dios River, Manu River, Cultural Zone of Manu Park, Reserved Zone of Manu Park.
  • ROUP SIZE: Tour starting with a minimum of 2 people booking together, departures are 100% guaranteed.
  • DEPARTURE DATES: Daily departures are available between March to January.
  • 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.


CLIMATE: Very Cold the first part of the tour on the first day. Warm to very hot with 90% of humidity on the lowland. Please bring a rain poncho with you because we might have some rain.

DIFFICULTY: Mostly very easy; however, because of the heat and the humidity you might run out of energies.

ACCOMMODATION: Good! in most of the Lodges we provide private rooms that have private bathrooms; however, at Casa Matziguenka you will have to share the showers and toilets, some have hot showers, and electricity but also expect to have basic accommodations. Accommodations are based in double bed rooms.


Day 1: Cusco - Bamboo Lodge
Day 2: Bamboo Lodge – Reserved Zone Of Manu National Park
Day 3: Reserved Zone Of Manu National Park
Day 4: Reserved Zone Of Manu National Park – Boca Manu – Hummingbird Lodge
Day 5: Hummingbird Lodge – Bamboo Lodge
Day 6: Bamboo Lodge – Cusco

Tour group at Manu Park   Masked trogon   Jaguar at Manu Park   Black Caiman   Giant Otter

This tour to Manu Park includes:

  • Tour guide in English and Spanish with spotting scope, (Tour guide specialized on bird watching or biologist with previous request),
  • 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 Manu National Park
  • Entrance fee to all the private Natural Reserves
  • First aid kit

Manu Explorers recommends to bring the following:

  • Repellent with a minimum of 15 % deet
  • Binoculars
  • Camera with extra batteries
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • Sun Screen
  • Pocket money
  • Daypack
  • 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)

*** The lodge our groups stay at inside the Manu Biosphere Reserve zone is owned and managed by the local native community so by booking our tours you are helping to support the local native community and people.

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