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Camping Trip In Manu’s Reserved Zone 7 Days / 6 Nights

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The Manu National Park is one of the most important protected areas in the country, as it shelters one of the largest concentrations of wildlife in the world. An enormous natural laboratory for researchers and paradise for those who want to see a natural unaltered tropical forest. It was created in 1973 and it has an area of approximately 1,884,200 hectares, located between the Cuzco and Madre de Dios regions, in south-eastern Peru

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Itinerary

DAY 1:    CUSCO-ATALAYA
Bus trip through the Andes (reaching over 4,000 m), visiting the picturesque village of Paucartambo and the mysterious cloud forest and ending in the tropical lowland rainforest (450 m). In Atalaya we will build camp and a well deserved rest awaists you.

DAY 2:    ATALAYA-MANU RIVER
Head off down the turbulent Alto Madre de Dios river by motorized canoe as far as Boca Manu (the Mouth of the Manu River). From here the trip continues up the Manu river where we camp on one of the sandy beaches at dusk.

DAY 3:    MANU RIVER-LAKE SALVADOR
Continue up the Manu river to get to the beach of Lake Salvador, where we make camp for three nights.

DAY 4:    VISITING LAKE OTORONGO
Four hour hike through Manu's Virgin forest to Lake Otorongo.
In the afternoon a visit to a 12 m high tower at Otorongo's lake edge. Return to base camp at Salvador by boat.

DAY 5:    EXPLORING LAKE SALVADOR.
Excursion on one of the most beautiful lakes of the Manu basin by Catamaran. Observe colorful birds as well as the Giant Otter, a predator on the verge of extinction. At night a hike with flashlights and another ride by Catamaran to look for the impressive caiman.

DAY 6:    LAKE SALVADOR-MACAW LICK
After a very early morning walk, we start the boat trip to the Macaw Lick. In the afternoon there is time for a hike on the trails near the lick. We spend the night on the beach of the Macaw Lick.

DIA 7:        MACAWLICK -BOCA MANU -CUSCO
From early morning we watch the fascinating color spectacle of Parakeets Parrots and the large Areas eating clay on the river bank. Afterwards we go back by boat to the airs trip of Boca Manu and tly back to Cusco.

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