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Tour to Manu National Park: 3-day tour. Join this adventurer and enjoy an unmissable tour in one of the most important national parks in South America, which We will access it through the beautiful valley of Cusco. We will enjoy the charm of Manu on a visit full of landscapes, habitats, flora and wild fauna of one of the most incredible places in the world.

Explore the incredible Amazon rainforest of Manu. Enter the jungle, walk through the jungle, being in direct contact with the great variety of birds, monkeys, sloths, alligators and other types of wildlife in the natural paradise with the greatest biodiversity in the world. We have this expedition in small groups, with local guides, who are very knowledgeable about the natural beauty of this ecological attraction of Cusco.
Tour to the Amazon jungle of Manu, located in the southeast of Peru (Cusco and Madre de Dios) is one of the largest tropical parks in South America. Manu extends from the mountains to the Amazon. It covers two million hectares (4.5 million acres) and the territory is rich in flora and fauna with a wide variety of habitats, including the high Andes, tropical rainforests and the Amazon plain.
In 1977, Manu National Park was designated as a World Biological Reserve, home to otters, caimans, jaguars, approximately 13 species of primates and around 1000 species of birds, as well as 10% of the world's vascular plant species. including several species of figs and palms, and countless species of medicinal plants, which are being cataloged by scientists. A single hectare of the Manu Amazon can have up to 220 tree species, while a hectare of temperate forest in Europe or North America can have up to twenty tree species. The Manu National Park can be considered the park with the greatest biological diversity and the most protected on the planet.

Brief Itinerary

- DAY 1: Cusco – Paucartambo – Cloud Forest – Pilcopata.
- DAY 2: Pilcopata Lodge – Atalaya – Machuwasi Lake.
- DAY 3: Lodge – Parrot Clay Lick – Cusco.

Important Note:

Manu National Park 3 Days, is not endemic area about Malaria neither Yellow fever you can bring a good insect repellent but if you decide to put the yellow fever vaccination for prevention you can do it 30 days before start your trip to the jungle.
Although we do our very best possible to adhere to the schedule above, this itinerary is subject to change for several reasons beyond our control, including strikes, weather, natural disasters, and terrain conditions. On some occasions, these conditions may demand us to deviate from our original schedule, in which case we will provide the best available alternative options. And we’ll make a great experience of it!

Pre-trek briefing:

You will have thorough briefing with your guide 1 or 2 days before your Manu National Park 8 Days.
Your guide will meet you at your hotel and you can take this opportunity to ask questions and make any final preparations.

Day 1: Cusco – Paucartambo – Cloud Forest – Pilcopata..

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”.
Then we proceed to the lookout point at Acjanaco at the pass 4,000m (13,123 ft.) for an outstanding view over the cloud forest and lowlands. This is the entry point to Manu National Park. From here we travel down through pristine cloud forest which feeds the local flora unique to this clime. The landscape is stunning: we will pass many waterfalls, sweeping views of the valley and dense cloud forest vegetation: mosses, lichens, orchids and birds unique to this part of the world ply the mountainside. The cock of the rock, trogons, tanagers; capuchin monkeys and wooly monkeys can also be seen. Then we arrive to our lodge in the evening, where we will sleep in a beautiful and rustic lodge.

Day 2: Pilcopata Lodge – Atalaya – Machuwasi Lake.

Starting the day off we’ll take a guided tour around the lodge, with an emphasis on local medicinal plants, peruvian Amazon fruit trees and a coca plantation. Later we’ll pay a visit to the animal rescue center (donation only) for an hour. Once in the Rescue Center we can enjoy the free running, jumping spider monkey, titi monkey, and capuchins and pet the tapir. Volunteers will guide you around the wildlife and explain how they ended up here. After we continue to the small town of Atalaya, 600 m (1,968 ft), we will board the motorized boat and meet with the local crew. From Atalaya we leave by motorized boat to our lodge. A long the boat trip we will see many different kind of animals, birds, plants and flowers. In the afternoon we will visit Machuwasi Lake, on the way there are great birding and wildlife spotting opportunities and in the oasis of the lake live caiman, the prehistoric bird hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin), capybara and other Amazonian aquatic life. Have your cameras ready, as the trip on simple balsam pole rafts as the placid water is mirror like and we will encounter many birds, insect and some monkeys in this secluded lake. After this walk in the extraordinary Amazon we return to our lodge

Day 3: Lodge – Parrot Clay Lick – Cusco.

We will leave early to visit the parrot clay lick, we’ll board our river boat to visit the parrot clay lick nearby. Weather conditions permitting, we’ll have an unforgettable look at parakeets, parrots, and (with luck) macaw pairs dining on the mineral rich clay they use to help supplement their diet and improve their digestion. It’s a truly vibrant site with all the colors and movement. After returning for breakfast, we pack in to the boat and head for back up river to Atalaya where we rejoin our minivan for the winding and beautiful drive back through the cloud forest to Cusco. - Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Important Notes:
- Manu National Park 3 Days / 2 Nights is not endemic area about Malaria neither Yellow fever you can bring a good insect repellent but if you decide to put the yellow fever vaccination for prevention you can do it 10 days before start your trip to the jungle.
- Bearing in mind the uncontrollable forces of nature, the program could be subject to changes at any time
- Manu is a rainforest that has remained intact because of it hidden location. This means the program involves much traveling by bus and boat (for 3-day tour). However, it also means you are in a part of the Amazon rainforest that has no comparison, with an untouched flora and fauna!
- Every group can contain people who travel for 3, 4, 5 or 8 days


Pre-trek Briefing 1 or 2 days before your Manu national Park 3 Days 2 nights.
Entrance fee to Manu National Park.
Entrance fee to Machuwasi Oxbow.
Private Tourism Bus Round Trip.
Bilingual Native Tour Guide with Telescope and Binocular
Private boat with Efficient team of motorists and security.
First aid kit including anti venom of snake bite.
03 meals per day, vegetarian, vegan optional and snacks.
Comfortable Eco lodge with private rooms, towels, mosquito net, showers and toilets.
Excellent chef service.
Free tea, coffee and popcorn auto service.
Radio communication service during the whole Trip.
Unlimited mineral water after second day
Rubber boots


First breakfast and the last dinner
Water for the first day
Some kind of drinks such as beers or sodas.
Tips for Guide, Cook and Driver

What you need to take:

We recommend economizing on your luggage for this Manu National Park 5. Travel light and think about bringing layers instead of big jackets, etc. Be selective and pack light. Choose quick dry clothing if possible, we will be in the jungle!

Mosquito repellent (DEET 45 recommended as a minimun).
Original passport.
Small backpack.
Long sleeved cotton shirts (preferably green coloured).
Long cotton trousers.
Cotton long socks (to be put into your trousers).
Comfortable walking shoes.
Sandals or light shoes.
Rain gear.
Sweater (for the beginning of the tour in Andes and the cloud forest only).
Camera and its charger.
Plastic bags to be used for clothes and a camera.
A hat as a protection against the Sun or rain.
Small towel.
Toilet paper.
Antibacterial gel.
Sun cream.
Flashlight (with spare bulb and batteries).
A bottled water (1 litre as a minimum).
Pocket money (Soles) to buy some beverages and souvenirs as well as to tip.

List of objects to take to the tour.

Cusco Destination


Remember that!!! This walk is available everyday - We can depart any day of the week, as long as permits are available. Please remember, permits are only needed for your start date. Manu Tour 3 Days / 2 Nights prices are based on the number of people in a group.

400.00 USD.

Per person ( Eight, or more, tour)

“This tour to Manu is available everyday provided we have a minimum of 2 passengers”


They are located in the tourist and recreational use area of the Manu River sector. In these spaces, each concessionaire has built adequate and comfortable camps and also country houses with local materials. They offer services: dining room, bathrooms, showers and some short connecting paths between all the structures. All beds have mosquito nets to prevent bites when sleeping. The details of each lodge or camp are different.

It is not a requirement, but one must be able to walk a trail of several kilometers to fully enjoy Manu.

The amount will depend on the time of day, but as in the entire Amazon region, there will be mosquitoes. We recommend bringing repellent with a minimum of 30% DEET and also long-sleeved shirts and long pants.

Yellow fever, malaria and leishmaniasis have been reported in southern Peru, but so far there is no information of tourists who visited Manu who have had these tropical diseases. However, there is always a possibility, so we recommend following your doctor's instructions.

No, the Park closes in the month of February for the rainy season but the rest of the year it is open. The best time to visit is between April and November, during the dry season. The heavy rainy season is from February to March, when road access becomes more difficult and when forest trails may be flooded.

The native communities in the Park are not accessible to tourists. The chances of seeing nomadic people living in isolation are very low since tourist zones are established to avoid the areas they use, but if they are seen, you should leave the area and avoid any contact with them. them and immediately report the incident to park staff.

Yes please. You will help protect the environment.

Yes, But, we recommend that they be at least 8-years-old.

We like to keep our group sizes small so that you enjoy more quiet and get to spend as much time with your guide as you like to ask questions. You always enjoy front-row spots. The maximum number of people that will be in your group is 8 passengers.

Yes. when you’re traveling in another country, you like to keep in contact with friends and family.

During the months of May and June, sometimes the temperature can drop suddenly as cold fronts come from southern South America, a phenomenon known as Friaje occurs. Warm clothing is recommended for this time of year just in case.

No, For safety reasons, swimming in rivers and lakes is prohibited.

No. For safety reasons, you should always follow your guide on marked trails.

It is strictly prohibited. Only local native communities are authorized to fish and hunt in authorized areas inside the Park.

Climatic conditions are very variable. The climate is generally rainy and precipitation varies with altitude. In the south (the highest) it is recorded between 1,500 and 2,000 mm annually. In the center of the sector it increases from 3,000 to 3,500 mm. The highest record in the northwest reaches more than 8000 mm. In the dry season, from May to September, precipitation decreases and temperature decreases. The thermal regime is also very variable, since the Amazon area is warm, with an average temperature of 25.6 ° C, and the Andean region is cold with an average annual temperature of 8 ° C.

Malaria: The risk of malaria in Manu is extremely low (less than 0.1%). It is recommended to carry insect repellent and protect yourself by wearing long sleeves, rather than taking strong anti-malaria medications (please check the side effects of these medications!!) which are not very safe either.

We recommend to make your reservation in advance and we will guarantee your Spaces for this hike. Each reservation needs 50% of deposit as first payment. The final balance(50%) will be paid in Cusco(Briefing Day). About Payment you must choose where would you like to make the deposit: Payment system online:
- Paypal
- Western Union
- Peruvian Banking Account
We use the money from your deposit to make several important purchases, including the entrance fee to Manu. In addition, making a deposit assures us that you will be coming on the tour, and are unlikely to cancel at the last minute. This helps us with knowing how much food to buy, how many of our guides to use for the tour, etc. The deposit is non-refundable once we receive it, because we will immediately use it to purchase the things mentioned above.

First, we will send you an email to confirm your payment. Then we will contact you to offer you different hotel or hostel options in Cuzco, as well as inform you of other tours you might be interested in.
Two weeks before your tour date, we will contact you by email to request the final payment. We will also ask you where you will be staying in Cuzco, to be able to pick you up on the day of your hike.
After we receive the final payment, we will send you an email confirming your tour date and informing you of important contact information for our tour agency, as well as some final tips to prepare for the trek.

We recommend 400 soles or 110 USD dollars. This is because sometimes you can need money for water, snacks, extra drinks, any kind of emergency.

Having a good guide is an essential part of having a good trek. Because of this, CUSCO DESTINATION hires and works with some of the best guides in the business. Our guides are knowledgable in the areas of history, archaeology, ecology, and are natives of the Cuzco area.

Our Cook prepare excellent high-energy meals appropriate for a walk of this nature. The menu generally includes pasta, rice, chicken, fresh fruits and vegetables and a variety of oatmeal, eggs and other foods for breakfast. Vegetarian alternatives are available upon request at the time of booking.

Tipping is at your discretion, but is always appreciated. If you enjoyed the service you enjoyed from your guides and support staff

By booking or participating in a tour and any related products or services (a “Tour”) with Cusco Destination Travel Agency E.I.R.L., you agree to these Terms & Conditions.


Your booking is confirmed and a contract exists when the Tour Operator or your travel agent issues a written confirmation after receipt of the applicable deposit amount. Please check your confirmation carefully and report any incorrect or incomplete information to the Tour Operator or authorized agent immediately. Please ensure that names are exactly as stated in the relevant passport.
You will pay a deposit which is completely non-refundable in any situation. There are no exceptions.
You will be required to show the original passport (not a copy) that you booked with, at the checkpoint to enter the route. If you originally booked with an old passport and then renewed your passport, you must also bring your expired passport along with your new, valid passport to permit entry or they will refuse your entrance to the trail.
The only acceptable ID to receive a Student Discount is your University Card with a clear expiration date that must be the same year as trek. IDs with expiry dates the following year, even though clearly valid, will not be accepted by the Peruvian government. You must submit a copy of this card at time of booking.


Cancellations: In order to confirm this trip, a deposit of 50% is required per person at time of booking. The balance of the trip price is due 90 days before the departure date. Special holiday payment and cancellation terms may apply. Guests who must cancel their trip for any reason must do so in writing (we do not accept medical notes of any kind) as our out of pocket expenses are non-refundable to us.. Standard cancellations are subject to the following per-person penalties, based on number of days prior to departure:


Cancellation By
91 days or more before departure we will retain 50% of your deposit.
90 – 30 days before departure we will retain 75% of the total tour cost.
29 – 0 days before departure we will retain 100% of the total tour cost.

Tour permits:

Permits: Permits for the trek are in your name and can not be transferred to anyone else under any circumstances. Change of dates is also not possible once a permit has been purchased. Permits are non-refundable and non-transferable. The deposit will be forfeited. Please note that this is a regulation of the Peruvian government and not Cusco Destination Travel Agency E.I.R.L. (or any agency).
In extreme cases when the “tourist attraction” is declared closed for safety reasons, Cusco Destination Travel Agency E.I.R.L. will replace your trek with an alternative trek. Those who booked PERMITS with a Student ID must bring that ID with them on the trek. If they fail to show this card to the Park Rangers, they will not be allowed entry onto the trail.

Medical Information:

You must advise Cusco Destination Travel Agency E.I.R.L. of any medical problems or allergies you may have. You need to be in good physical health, and if your health is questionable, then you should consult a doctor. If you are over the age of 70 years old, then you will need to present us with a current good health medical certificate.
You are responsible for assessing whether a Tour is suitable for you. You should consult your physician to confirm your fitness for travel and participation in any planned activities. You should seek your physician’s advice on vaccinations and medical precautions. The Tour Operator does not provide medical advice. It is your responsibility to assess the risks and requirements of each aspect of the Tour based on your own unique circumstances, limitations, fitness level and medical requirements.
Cusco Destination Travel Agency E.I.R.L. reserves the right to deny you permission to travel or participate in any aspect of a Tour at any time and at your own risk and expense where the Tour Operator determines that your physical or mental condition renders you unfit for travel or you represent a danger to yourself or others.
Pregnancy is considered a medical condition and must be disclosed to the Tour Operator at the time of booking. The Tour Operator may refuse to carry pregnant women over 24 weeks. The Tour Operator may refuse to carry anyone with certain medical conditions if reasonable accommodation or alternatives cannot be arranged.
It is strongly encouraged to purchase Travel Insurance to protect you in case of medical emergency or any tour cancellations.

Tours and Treks:

All balances need to be paid in either cash, Western Union, Transfer Bank or PayPal (in full) prior to the briefing which will be held the night before your tour. Visa incurs a 5% service fee and if you need to use another card, it must be through PayPal which incurs a 5.5% service fee.
You must advise your guide if you wish to leave the group or the camping area for independent walks or sightseeing. If you are experiencing any problems with the services of the guide or tour, please advise the guide in that moment, so that he can resolve any problems.
All Adventure Treks include transportation to Cusco. The return train route depends on train availability.
If you become ill or injured on the trail and are unable to continue, a porter will be provided to accompany you back to an area with emergency assistance capabilities. Helicopter air lifts and medical assistance are at the expense of the trekker. If you are unable to complete the tour due to illness, we will assist you in meeting your group at Machu Picchu to recommence your tour at that point. There will be no refund of the original payment. However, we will prepare a document to certify illness which can be presented for your travel insurance.
Cusco Destination Travel Agency E.I.R.L. will take all reasonable care in providing to our clients avoidance of accident, illness, and loss of personal property, and will only employ suitably qualified staff. We accept responsibility for the actions of our own employees. Cusco Destination Travel Agency E.I.R.L. cannot, however, be responsible for any action of third parties. You are totally responsible for your own personal property and rented equipment.
Cusco Destination Travel Agency E.I.R.L. does not take responsibility for unfavorable weather conditions, natural catastrophe, strikes, accidents, illness, injury, loss of personal ítems, etc. It is the client’s responsibility to carry insurance to cover these types of events. We reserve the right to modify or cancel the program due to any of the unforeseen conditions listed above.
Cusco Destination Travel Agency E.I.R.L. may modify your itinerary where reasonably required in its sole discretion.
Group tours might be as large as 16 participants. Groups are open to everyone no matter skill or age. By accepting a Group Tour you acknowledge that others might change the speed and timing of the tour.
All tours are done in English.


Any costs, whether direct or incidental, incurred by the Customer as the result of delays caused by bad weather, trail conditions, river levels, road conditions, transportation delays, sickness, government intervention or other contingencies which are beyond the control of southern explorations will not be reimbursed.

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Cusco Destination Travel Agency E.I.R.L.!!!

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