Manu Reserved Zone 8D/7N

Manu Reserved Zone 8D/7N

Destination: Manu JungleAltitude: Max. 2,000 m.
Trip Style: Jungle TripLength: 8D/7N
Min. people: 2 paxFrequency: 1/5

Cusco – Manu Jungle – Cusco

Manu National Park covers an area of 1,716, 295.22 hectares (17,162.95 km2) which comprises mountainous onsi (traversed by creeks and valleys) with elevations close to 4000 m above sea level and a portion of the Amazon Basin plains. The park is divided into the following onsi: the restricted use zone with pristine forests and native communities, onsid is granted to reasearchers only; the onsider zone for tourism; the recuperation zone for the recovery of disturbed onsi and the cultural zone for human settlement. About 160 species of mammals have been reported in the park, More than 1000 bird species have been estimated to exist in the park, The 155 amphibian species found in the park include, There are 132 species of reptiles in the park In addition, 210 species of fish, 300 species of ants, 650 species of beetles, 136 species of dragonflies and more than 1300 species of butterfiles have been reported in the park so far come with us and we guarantee you a 100 % satisfaction, book now.

Price US$ 1450.00 per person

Itinerary

DAY 01: CUSCO – PAUCARTAMBO – PRE INCAS TOMBS – BAMBOO LODGE

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We will pick you up from your accommodation in Cusco in between 4:30 to 5:00 am. Then we travel in our private van for about 8 hours in total, it takes 1 hour to arrive to Huancarani where you can order your breakfast in a local restaurant, after this we take again the van for 2 more hour until to reach to Paucartambo which is a colonial town also is home to the colourful Virgen del Carmen festival. Paucartambo’s three-day Fiesta de la Virgen del Carmen is one of the biggest street parties in Peru  and attracts tens of thousands of travellers, almost all Peruvian, each year. After a guided visit we have to continue in our van until to get to an ancient ruins, Pre – Incas Tombs, located at the Town of Ninamarca, your guide will be in charge to explain you about this mistycal place. Then we have to take our van again to continue until the entrance of the Manu National Park at Acjanaco (4000 masl = 13123 ft.) where you will have a quick explanation about this Amazing Park, from Acjanaco we will begin the descent toward the Cloud forest of the Manu, along the way we can appreciate hundreds of plant tipycal of the cloud forest such as: Cecropia tres, bromliads, orchids, Ferns, mosses, lichens, some palms and epiphytic plants in general, also along this descent we will have the oportunity to see many animals like: hindreds of birds among them: hummingbirds, falcons, woodpecker,parrots, perroquets, quetzals, tucans, harpy Eagle, trogons, and of course the Cock of the Rock (Rupicola Peruviana) the National Bird of Peru, and if we keep calm and we are very attentive observing among the undergrowth of the forest we can observe animals such as: woolly monkeys, Brown capuchin monkeys, also we can see the andean fox, spectacled bear, and so on. Once we cross the cloud forest, we will arrive to our Bamboo Lodge (750 masl = 2460 ft.), where after the dinner we will spend the night here. Private rooms, private toilets, shower and electricity are availables at this lodge.

Considerations:

Physical Grading: 1/5

Lodge Altitude: Bamboo Lodge 750 masl. = 2460 ft.

Weather: Hot and fresh during the night.

DAY 02: BAMBOO LODGE – ATALAYA PORT – DORADO LODGE

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After our delicious breakfast we take again our transport for about 1 more hour unti to arrive to the Atalaya Port, where our Boat will be waiting for us to take us on a long trip along the Madre de Dios River during this trip we will have great opportunity to see birds like herons, egrets, cormorans, vultures we can also see kapibaras (biggest rodent in the world) in the river banks. Aligators, caimans, turtles. After 6 hours traveling by boat we arrive to our Dorado Lodge, after installing us in our bungalows we take a rest recognizing the area around the lodge in order to see small rodents, snakes, or some squirrel monkey that approach to the lodge in its daily route after this activity our chef will be ready with our delicious dinner where you will taste the best peruvian dishes on the table. Around 8.00 pm we will do a night walking inside the Jungle in order to go to a special place a Mammals Clay Lick where we will have great probability to see big mammals such as: the great amazonian lowland Tapir, as well as wild boars, amazon red – brocket deers, armadillos, anteaters, picuros, peccaries, ocelots, etc. on the way back we will try to see, spiders, tarantules, scorpions, night monkeys, night snakes, etc. After this visit, we will arrive to our lodge where we will sleep surrounded by the sounds of the jungle.

Considerations:

Physical Grading: 1/5

Lodge Altitude: Dorado Lodge 300 masl.= 984 ft.

Weather: Hot and Humid.

DAY 03: DORADO LODGE – RESERVED ZONE – CASA MATSIGUENKA LODGE

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This day we will continue our trip down river, we get up very early to enjoy the macaws clay lick, which is located just across the river in front of the Dorado lodge where we can see different types of macaws such as: Red and yellow macaws, red and green macaws, blue beard macaw, etc. we will take breakfast in our boat, after 4 hours traveling we will arrive to the control point of the Reserved Zone (Limonal) where we will chek and then continue within the reserved zone for another 3 more hours, along this day we will have great opportunity to see the biggest feline in the amazon The Jaguar, is easy to see this big feline when the river is low and the beaches are formed, which is the jaguar’s favorite place to hunt capybaras, aligators and other mammals from which it feeds. Along the river we can also see, black and white caimans, anacondas giant turtles and differents primates like the howler monkey, spider monkey and squirrel monkeys and so on, finally we arrive by the afternoon to the Casa Matsiguenka where we are going to spend 2 night here. The Casa Matsiguenka Lodge, is a rustic lodge built with forest materials, was built by the same settlers of this tribe, matsiguenkas, using palm leaves to make roofs and the same bark of these palms for floors, with the tourism support this tribe went from being a tribe of hunters to a conservationist tribe of the environment in this way and through sustainable tourism can have good economic income and improve the lifestyle and education of its population.

After installing us and after having a delicious dinner we will be ready for a walk to discover the nightlife that the manu’s reserved area has to show us during this walk we will have the opportinity to see big tarantules, rainbow boa, boa mantona, emerald boa, scorpions, dendrobates or poisonous frogs, also we can see the great bullfrog the biggest frog in the amazon jungle. After this visit, we go back to our lodge where we will spend this night.

 Considerations:

Physical Grading: 1/5

Lodge Altitude: Casa Matsiguenka Lodge 170 masl.= 557 ft.

Weather: Hot and Humid.

DAY 04: CASA MATSIGUENKA LODGE – SALVADOR LAKE – OTORONGO LAKE

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This day we get up with the loud sound of the howler monkey and after the breakfast is time to go to the Cocha Salvador where our main objective will be to observe the giant river otter, for that we will board a catamaran very well designed to travel by the waters of this beautiful lake, also in this lake we will see giant turtles, anacondas, caimans, aligators, monkeys and iguanas in the trees on the shore of this lake and hundred of birds like: herons, egreats, King fifhers, tucans, etc. Every animal and plant sighted, will be explained very professionally by your guide. After this visit, we return to our lodge for Lunch, where our chef will be waiting for us with very delicious and varied dishes.

After a relaxing time we are ready to continue exploring the Reserved Zone of Manu, by the afternoon we will walk for about 1 hour into the jungle in order to get the Otorongo Lake where we will climb a tower of 30 meters to have a nice view of this lake where we will also have the opportunity to see the giant river otters, different types of monkeys, black and White caimans, turtles and so on, after visiting this lake we go back our Lodge for dinner then we can continue exploring the area through a night walking to try to see more wildlife, such us: wild boars, wild dogs, fox, bats, moths, insects like, millipedes, cienpies, giant cockroaches, walking sticks, walking leaves, giant beetles, fire ants, leaf cutting ants and so on. After this night walking we go back our lodge to have a nice dream.

 Considerations:

Physical Grading: 1/5

Lodge Altitude: Casa Matsiguenka Lodge 170 masl.= 557 ft.

Weather: Hot and Humid.

DAY 05: CASA MATSIGUENKA LODGE – DORADO LODGE

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After breakfast, we have to leave the Casa Matsiguenka Lodge, to have another opportunity to see the hidden Jaguar on the way back, also to try to see big mamals like kapibaras, pecaries and big aligators and caimans, along the river we will do a stop at Aguas Calientes where you can enjoy the Natural hot srping surrounded by nature and sounds from the jungle. we will arrive our Doorado Lodge for lunch, where our chef will prepare us a very delicious and varied lunch, by the afternoon we will have the opportinity to walk a few trails inside the jungle to try to see animals like armadillos, snakes, monkey, sild turkeys, boas, frogs, etc, going back by the dinner, after dinner we will visit again  the mammals clay lick where we have great probability to see big mammals such as: the amazon tapir, wild boars, ocelotes, deers, picuros, peccaries, etc. after this adventour we will return to our Dorado Lodge were our rooms with our confortable mattress and mosquitoes net will be waiting for us to have a nice sleep.

Considerations:

Physical Grading: 1/5

Lodge Altitude: Dorado Lodge 300 masl.= 984 ft.

Weather: Hot and Humid.

DAY 06: DORADO LODGE – PAITITI LODGE

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Before our breakfast, we will croos the river in order to visit the Macaws Clay Lick located in front of the Dorado Lodge, here we will have the opportunity to appreciate some types of macaw like Red and yellow macaws, red and green macaws, blue beard macaw also we can see parrots and parakeets, after this visit we go back our Lodge where our chef will be waiting for us with our delicios and nutuitious breakfast. After breakfast we have to take again the boat to travel up Madre de Dios River until to get our next lodge which is Paititi Lodge where will be arriving around 3:00 pm, along the river we can continue seeing animals like caimans, turtles, kapibaras, egrets, cormorans, etc. after installing us in our bungalows we can take a relaxing time until to our dinner, again our chef will surprise us with his different dishes very well decorated. In the nighttime, we can do another night walking in order to see, weird thing like spiders, big tarantules, scorpions, night snakes, night monkeys, walking sticks, walking leafs, frogs, and so on. Then we will be back to Paititi Lodge to prepare us for the next day wchi is the day we will return to Cusco.

Considerations:

Physical Grading: 1/5

Lodge Altitude: Paititi Lodge 700 masl. = 2296 ft.

Weather: Hot and Humid.

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DAY 07: PAITITI LODGE – PARROTS CLAY LICK – MACHUWASI LAKE – TROCHA FELIPE

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This day we will wake up very early, in order to board our boat, we will travel for about 30 minuts until to get a parrots clay lick, where will will have the oportunity to see many differents types of parrots and parakeets as they are; blue headed parrots, mealy parrots, yellow crowned parrot, dusky headed parakeets, cobalt winged parakeets and so on, after spending an hours at this parrots clay lick, we return to our lodge to take breakfast. After a rest, we have to take again our boat to travel for 20 minuts more until arriving a way that will take us directly to a beautiful lake called Machuwasi Lake, where we will appreciate animals like the squirrel monkeys, kapibaras, aligators, but the main attraction of thi lakes are birds called Hoatzin or better known as prehistoric birds, we can observe dozens of these birds living in this lake, for which we will embark on catamarans and will take a tour on this beautiful lake. After this visit we return to our boat to lead a way called Trocha Felipe where we will make a hike of approximately one hour and a half, along this way we have great probability to observe monkeys like; brown Capuchin Monkeys, woolly monkey, spiders monkeys, pygmy marmoset and squirrel monkeys. After this long day, we will return to our lodge by the afternoon where your chef will be waiting for us with your amazing and great dinner. Then you have to prepare for the next day, which will be the return to Cusco.

Considerations:

Physical Grading: 1/5

Lodge Altitude: Paititi Lodge 700 masl. = 2296 ft.

Weather: Hot and Humid.

DAY 08: PAITITI LODGE – ATALAYA PORT – CUSCO

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This is the saddest day of the whole trip because it’s the day when we will leave the jungle to enter again the Peruvian Andes until arriving at Cusco. After our breakfast we have to take our boat for about 1 hour until to get Atalaya Port where our pirvate van will be waiting for us to go back Cusco, along the roud we will do a stop in a animal rescue calles Dos Loritos, where we will have a direct contact with some animals of the forest that were rescued by this center and later they are returned to the nature, we will have in our arms some monkey, boars, kapibaras and a amazon tapir, people in charge of this center they are going to explain us about the mision of this Animal Rescue Center. After this visit, we continue toward Cusco where we will arrive around 5:00 pm, your guide will take care to leave you in your hotel or next to this.

Considerations:

Physical Grading: 1/5

Cusco Altitude: 3400 masl. = 11154 ft.

Weather: Cold.

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Inclusions

Includes

  • Bilingual and certified Tour Guide.
  • A briefing about the trek with your guide the day before
  • Pick up from your accomodation
  • Private transport to the Manu National Park
  • 2 nights Lodging
  • Rooms, private toilets and showers in the Lodge
  • Confortable Mattress and mosquito nets
  • 3 Meals per day during the trip (food served in a buffet style)
  • Professional Cook
  • Snack for each day of trip
  • Mineral water to drinking everyday
  • Availability of meals to your preference (vegetarian, vegan, pesquetarian, etc)
  • Rubber boots to walk inside the Jungle
  • Survivor T – Shirt
  • Boat to move along the River
  • Boat driver and assistant
  • All Permits and entrance to the Manu National Park
  • First Aid Kit, with.

Doesn’t Include

  • Extra expense if you want to buy things along the trip
  • First Breakfast and last dinner.
  • Tips for the team ( Is not obligatory but if you wish to do it, it will be welcome).

You Need to Bring

YOU NEED TO BRING

  • Original Passport
  • Student Card
  • Travel Insurance card (you have to le tus know the name of your Travel Insurance company and you travel Insurance number
  • Day Pack
  • Rain coat or Rain Poncho
  • Cold Clothes (For the first day)
  • Waterproof hiking shoes
  • Bottle of Water
  • Flash Light
  •  Towel
  • Toilet Paper
  • Sun Block
  • Sun Glasses
  • Caps or Hats
  •  Sandals
  • Insect Repellent (50% DEET Recommended)
  • Rain Pants
  • Medicines for Personal Use
  • Personal use stuff (Face moisturizer, Handsanitizer, Toothbrush and paste,etc)
  • Camera with extra bateries
  • Extra money, especially in soles, to buy extra necessities during the trekking, also to tip the team.

Price

OUR FIXED PRICES 2018 – 2019 IN A SHARING GROUP UP TO 10 PEOPLE

2 people groupUS$ 1450.00 per person
3 people groupUS$ 1400.00 per person
4 people groupUS$ 1350.00 per person
5 people to moreUS$ 1300.00 per person

OUR FIXED PRICES 2018 – 2019 IN PRIVATE GROUP ONLY FOR YOU AND YOUR PARTY

2 people groupUS$ 1550.00 per person
3 people groupUS$ 1500.00 per person
4 people groupUS$ 1450.00 per person
5 people to moreUS$ 1400.00 per person

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ANDEAN HIKERS PERU TERMS & CONDITIONS

 

CUSTOMERS:  Dear passenger, we all in Andean Hikers Peru are very happy for chosen us to be part of your experience discovering Peru with us and according to Peruvian travel regulations, when booking a tour or trek with Andean Hikers Peru. You automatically adhere to these regulations which may differ a little from your country of origin, but we as a 100% local company based in Cusco Peru we try to give you the best service possible and continuously improving in each our tours. Please read carefully the terms and conditions of this document described below.

 

1) ABOUT RESERVATIONS:  

Please to have a formal reservation for any program, itinerary or tour with Andean Hikers Peru, you need to fill out the booking form of the tour, trek or program you wish to book, with all the personal informations of all the participants that will form your Group, Including the following informations: Full name as it appears on your Passport, (nicknames are not accepted) Passport number,(if you change your Passport number after booking a tour please le tus know), age, nationality, pone number, gender, email, feeding. Flight dates, time to arrival in Cusco or other city that covers the reserved tour, allergies, medical restrictions, or anything else you think necessary that we should know.

 

2) ABOUT DEPOSITS

Please to have a formal reservation for any program, itinerary or tour with Andean Hikers Peru, you need to send us a deposit as follows:

– For any Alternative Trek = 200 $ american dollars per person.

– For any Inca Trail to Machu Picchu = 200 $ american dollars per person.

– For any Inca Trail to Machu Picchu + Huaynapicchu or Machupicchu Mountain = 270 $ american dollars per person.

– For any Amazon Jungle Trip = 200 $ american dollars per person

– For any Peru Package = 40 % of the total Price of the Package.

– For any other tour = 200 $ american dollars per person.

Note: All deposits to formalize a tour, trek or a program are not refundable or transferable to another person.

  

3) ABOUT PAYMENT METHODS

 Andean Hikers Peru offer 3 payment methods to make your deposit or to pay the balance of the total Price of the tour, trek or program booked,

 

Paypal; you need to add 10 % of the total amoung paid. through this method you can use all credits and debit cards. Remember using this method it takes 10 working days to have your payment in our Bank Account.

 

– Visa; you need to Click on our Visa link and follow the steps and you need to add 6 % of the total amoung paid. Through this method all credits and debit Visa cards are accepted. Remember using this method it takes 03 working days to have your payment in our Bank Account

 

– Wester Union Money Transfer; you can use this method if you want to save time and if you want to act as son as possible to have a tour, trek or program very well booked, this method is recomendable when booking the Inca Trail due spaces for this are sold very fast, WU. Has rates for sending money abroad the rates depend on the country from which you are sending the money. Remember to send a deposit through WU. You need to send it under the name of a person,  please contact us if you want to use this payment method to send your deposit.

 

4) ABOUT THE FINAL PAYMENT

You can do your final payment, 15 days before your starting date of your tour, trek or program, you can use one of the 3 payment methods described above, also you can pay your final payment 5 days before your starting date here in Cusco, it can be in cash, credit or debit cards.

Note: Once you paid the final payment of the total Price, if for some reason you decide to cancel you tour, trek or program, you will only be refunded 50 % of the final payment.

 

5) ABOUT CANCELLATIONS

At any time, the customer / buyer may cancel the services requested or contracted, without the right to any refund of the deposit made. The customer only has the right to reimbursement of 50 percent if he made the final payment of the total price. According to our experience a certain percentage of reservations are canceled by the client before starting the program due to unforeseen circumstances. The penalties for cancellations is detailed below. 

 

For the Inca Trail: Due the regulations of the Inca Trail are very strict, if you or someone in your group wishes to cancel the Inca Trail reservation, you will haveto pay a penalty of 60% of the total price. For example the cost for the Inca Trail based in 2 people is 650 $ per person, so the 60% = 390 $ if you sent a deposit of 200 $ the penalty will be 390 $ – 200 = 190 $ 

 

For Alternative Treks:  If you or someone in your group wishes to cancel any alternative trek, you have to pay a penalty of 50% of the total price. For example the cost for the Salkantay Trek based in 2 people is 450 $ per person, so the 50% = 225 $ if you sent a deposit of 150 $ the penalty will be 225 $ – 150 = 75 $ 

 

For Peru Packages: If you or someone in your group wishes to cancel any Peru Package, you have to pay a penalty of 50% of the total price. For example if some Peru Package based in 2 people cost 1500 $ per person, so the 50% = 750 $ if you sent a deposit of 40% of the total price in this case will be 600 $ so the penalty will be 750 $ – 600 = 150 $ 

 

For any other Tour or Program: If you or someone in your group wishes to cancel any other tour or program, you have to pay a penalty of 50% of the total price. For example the Machu Picchu by Train 2D/1N based in 2 people cost 480 $ per person, so the 50% = 240 $ if you sent a deposit of 150 $ so the penalty will be 240 $ – 150 = 90 $ 

 

Note: you have until 15 days before the start date of your tour to make any type of cancellation mentioned above. after 15 days if you wish to make any type of cancellation of your tour you will have to pay the total price of the tour, trek or program booked.  

 

6) ABOUT FORCE MAJEURE We will retain the full amount and we are not responsible for failure to submit the customer on account of delay or cancellation of your flight. The company is not liable for damage to or loss of luggage, accidents, unforeseen expenses, and unavoidable delays, services provided by third parties or direct causes beyond our control. In the unfortunate event of no show due to unforeseen reasons, the company will provide a certificate to the client for processing with your insurance company. This is any event that Andean Hikers Peru cannot, even with all care, foresee or avoid. This covers events such as war or threat of war, riot, civil strife, terrorist activity, industrial dispute, disease, natural disasters, adverse weather conditions, fire or all similar events beyond our control. In this case, Andean Hikers Peru will not accept liability and reserves the right to change, postpone or even cancel trips (this is a last option of course!). 

 

7) ABOUT RISKS By booking any of our tour, trek or program (Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Salkantay Trek, Ausangate Trek, Choquequirao Trek, Lares Trek, Manu Jungle Trips and more) you assume the risks associated with these tours, treks or programs, Andean Hikers Peru Company accepts no responsibility associated with the risks that these tours, walks or programs may have. (Accidents, strikes, earthquakes, climatic factors, safety conditions, political factors, denial of entry permits, health issues, among others) in addition, Andean Hikers Peru we exonerate ourselves from liability in relation to legal matters or other inconveniences in which the Custoomer may be involved, as well as personal expenses incurred by the passenger for this cause.

 

8) ABOUT PRICES AND RATES


All prices and rates presented to the customer / buyer in our website are subject to change, availability and validity without prior notice. Restrictions and conditions apply for each tariff published according to its validity.  

 

9) ABOUT CUSTOMER RESPONSABILITY


Responsibilities and demonstrations of the Custoomer: a) Verify that your passport has a minimum validity required for your trip according to the country of destination. b) The Customer declares that he has no restriction on leaving the country for criminal offenses, as provided in Peruvians Laws. c) declare to have been informed and to have received, understood and accepted all the Terms, conditions and restrictions on services and products provided by andean hikers peru. d) Accept in full these terms and conditions.  

 

10) ABOUT ANDEAN HIKERS PERU RESPONSABILITY 

Andean Hikers Peru are responsible for complying with everything offered in our tours, treks, programs and tourist packages, described on our website, in addition to giving all the information required by the client. In case of force majeure, Andean Hikers Peru, will do everything in our power to help their clients to solve any inconvenience.

 

11) ABOUT TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 Andean hikers Peru, reserves the right to change or modify these terms and conditions at any time and without prior notice.

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