MANU NATIONAL PARK RESERVE CENTER
The Manu Biosphere Reserve is one of the most pristine areas of wildlife in the Peruvian Amazon, which in the Manu River in the park. Activities such as hunting and fishing are not performed. The Reserve is very strictly controlled and visitors are only allowed to visit with tickets and guides with their professional card, especially with its operator agency of the Manu National Reserve. All of your time in the park will be with your guide, from your departure from the city of Cusco until your return to the city of Cusco. Tours to Manu National Park must be organized in advance in order to avoid any problems with your departure for the Manu tour.
LOCATION EXTENSION AND ZONES OF MANU NATIONAL PARK
Manu National Park is located in the southern part of Peru in the departments of Madre de Dios and Cusco Province of Manu and Paucartambo. Territories of the districts of Fitzcarralt of the province of Manu and district of Challabamba and Qosñipata of the province of Paucartambo comprise all the the Manu River Basin and the left bank of the Madre Madre River; the area of the park lies 65% in the department of Madre de Dios and 35% in the department of Cusco.
THE MANU NATIONAL PARK HAS THREE ZONES
The Core or Natural Zone, which makes up the intangible area that covers an area of 1,532,806 hectares, is the indigenous territory where the land is used according to tradition, without any restrictions for native groups, where tourists and any other foreigners are prohibited to enter without authorization from the headquarters of Manu National Park.
The Reserved Zone consists of an area of 257,000 hectares designated for tourism and researchers with a rational treatment of resources.
The Transitional or Cultural Zone of Manu National Park covers an area of 91,394 hectares where the colonists and some indigenous communities of Machiguengas are found, forming a buffer zone in the core of the Manu National Park, where there are no restrictions on economic activities, as can be seen in our maps. The three areas that make up the Manu National Reserve contains 13 different ecological zones ranging in altitude from 200m to 4,000m, meaning that it has an incredible variety of flora and fauna.
Excursions to Manu National Park are expensive as (Manu Biosphere Reserve) (Manu Cultural Zone) However, it is sometimes possible to get discounts on official prices. If an agency has a fixed departure for a day or two and if it still has spaces, it may be willing to offer our departure date are fixed for this 2017 (if you have a date available for the tour to the Manu we need a deposit of 50 %, minimum of 2 people, maximum 10) You can make your reservation with our company Manu Jungle Trips.
International companies operate in the Manu Reservation with their own transportation, such as land transport and river transport, and they have their own land and shelter that leave no income to the communities and indigenous peoples who for years and centuries kept this reserve in its natural habitat. Today just some agencies try to work along with them, giving work income for their families and generating work for the local population inside and outside the Manu National Park Reserve.