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Peru Nature Amazon 5 days: This is the largest Peruvian city in the Amazon   Peru Nature and it can be reached by air or river. It is located on the left bank of the Amazon River Trips , in the province of Maynas, region of Loreto. Its name was given by the indigenous group of the Iquitos. It was founded in 1757 as a result of the gradual population of the villages of San Pablo of the Napeanos (on the banks of the River Ttaya) and Santa Bárbara of Nanay. These two villages were set up by the Jesuit missionaries during their evangelical work with the native Iquitos and Yameos.

  • Trips: Peru Nature Amazon
  • Length: 5 Days /4 Nights
  • Type of service: Private
  • Location: Southern Peru, Madre de Dios Department, Peru Nature Amazon, Manu National Park, Tambopata Tours, amazon Peru, Puerto Maldonado, Sandoval lake reserve, manu tour, jungle trips
  • Activities: Peru Nature Amazon, flora & fauna, Lake, Salvador , Otorongo, parrot clay-lick, amazon lodge rainforest, wildlife center, jungle trips.
  • Altitude: 600 – 4,000 m.a.s.l.
  • Best time to visit: May – October
  • Departure: April – November
  • Minimum of participants: 5
  • Maximum of participants: 10
  • Price per person: USD

 

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Overview of the package trips to the Amazon rainforest

Tours Day 1 : AMAZON PERU NATURE – IQUITOS NAUTA

Tours Day 2 : LODGE RAINFOREST –  PERU NATURE AMAZON

Tours Day 3 : AMAZON  NATURE PERU – CAMPING CENTER

Tours Day 4 :  AMAZON LODGE RAINFOREST – WILDLIFE PERU NATURE

Tours Day 5 : PERU NATURE AMAZON TO  IQUITOS AIRPORT

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Package trips to the Amazon jungle

Peru Nature Amazon 5 days / 4 nights

Tours Day 01:

AMAZON PERU NATURE  – IQUITOS NAUTA

Today 8.00 AM . We will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to the city of Nauta by paved road in a private car. We will see small local villages along the way consisting of farmers nearby the hard road.

The trip will last for approximately one hour and forty five minutes. We will visit the old city of Nauta and walk the streets where we can see the rustic houses built with mud. These are the oldest houses in the city.From there we will take the boat down the Marañon river to the Piranha Explorer Lodge near the lagoon and have a welcome drink of natural fresh typical fruits of the  Amazon Peru Nature

There, we will assign you a private room and provide you with information of our program. Then we will take a canoe ride to the “Anaconda Cocha” lake.Next we will have a lunch of typical jungle food, and go for a walk in the primary jungle where we will learn of plants in the area. We will discuss trees such as the Capirona, Capinuri, Chonta, Cercropias, Mohena and the biggest tree Lupuna or Ceiba Pethandra.

You will appreciate the many different types of bird species and local wildlife in this area like McCaws, Parrots, Wld Ducks, Horned Screamer, Amazon Peru Nature  Kingfisher ect.Then we will return to the lodge for dinner and a brief explanation of the night excursion by canoe. Finally we are off to see the Caymans and other nocturnal species. Return from the night excursion for a night in the peaceful Amazon Peru Nature  lodge.

Tours Day 02: 

LODGE RAINFOREST – PERU NATURE AMAZON

We will go for an early walk in the jungle to see Monkeys and Squirrels in their natural habitat and return for breakfast. After breakfast we will go on a motorboat excursion to the Marañon and Ucayali Rivers where the Amazon River is born.From there we will travel to the blackwater of the Yarapa River tributary of the Amazon River for more viewing of the legendary  Amazon Peru Nature Pink Dolphin.

Lunch will be provided aboard the boat, next we will visit the village of “Castilla” to learn about the daily life of these indigenous people.From there, we will visit the farmers plantations, the villagers are “Mestizos Indians” and originate from the Jivaro tribes who are dedicated to make handicrafts that could be bought or traded with objects that tourists bring with them.

After, we will observe the sunset on the Amazon Peru Nature  River and return to the lodge for dinner.The guide will tell you when dinner will be prepared and what you will be eating. We will take a night walk in the jungle to learn about the nocturnal insects of the jungle like the Batracios and other nocturnal species. You will spend the night in the Amazon Peru Nature lodge.

Tours Day 03:

AMAZON PERU NATURE – CAMPING CENTER

Very early we will take a canoe ride to the lagoon of “Anaconda Cocha” and observe many various species of birds in their natural habitat. Next, we will return to the lodge for breakfast.

After breakfast, you can spend time fishing for Piranha or other species of fish like Catfish, Tucanare, Bujurquis, Acarahuiasu, and Sardines in the lagoon closer to the lodge.The fish will be caught with typical fishing poles used by the native people. After fishing, we will return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch we will walk through the jungle, There we will camp in the jungle using mosquito nets closer to the shores of the lagoon.

Nocturnal fishing with typical fishing equipment used by the indeginious people. The, another night time nature walk and follow the guides indications of local jungle survival. Then return to camp for dinner and spend one night camping in the Amazon Peru Nature

Tours Day  04 : 

AMAZON LODGE RAINFOREST – WILDLIFE PERU NATURE

Breakfast early and an explanation about survival in the jungle using our skills and knowledge of the jungle. Our guides will explain to you about the local medicinal plants and the preparation and use of these herbs. We will return to the lodge for lunch and take a canoe ride in the lagoon. You will spend the afternoon relaxing near the lagoon and observing the enormous Lilly pads nearby. Next we will have dinner and stay that night in the lodge. You will spend a relaxing evening in the Amazon Peru Nature  lodge discussing what you have learned.

Tours Day  5 :

AMAZON PERU NATURE TO  IQUITOS AIRPORT

Breakfast, and then a walk to visit the nearby “Cayman Lake” and observe the different species of animals. There you will see the high jungle. Next we will return to the lodge for lunch, just in time to return to the city of Nauta. From there we will return to the city of Iquitos by car and transfer to a hotel or airport. That will be the end of our service to Amazon Peru Nature

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Included in Peru Nature Amazon 5 days:

  • Included in the Amazon Peru Nature 5 days / 4 nights:
  • A professional naturalist Tour Guide for amazon peru;
  • Motorboat transportation;
  • Entrance fee to the Amazon Peru Nature
  • A professional Cook,
  • Meals: 4x breakfast, 4x lunch, 4x dinner and drinking water (Please note: vegetarian option upon request for no extra cost!);
  • Accommodation: 4 nights in lodges in Peru Nature
  • First aid kit, including a poison extractor, mosquito bite treatment and an antidote for a snake bite;
  • Radio communications for Amazon Peru Nature
  • Rubber boots.

Not Included in Peru Nature Amazon 5 days:

  • Any flight nor airport departure taxes;
  • Travel insurance;
  • Vaccination for jungle trips;
  • Breakfast on the first day and dinner on the last day;
  • Drinks;
  • Tips to local staff.

What to need to bring to Peru Nature Amazon 5 days:

  • What to take with you to the Amazon Peru 5 days:
  • Mosquito repellent (DEET 35 recommended as a MINIMUM!!),
  • Original passport for Amazon Peru Nature
  • 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 (e.g. rain poncho),
  • Sweater (for the beginning of the tour in Andes and the cloud forest only),
  • Swimsuit;
  • Binoculars (we also rent it),
  • Camera and its charger for jungle trips,
  • Plastic bags to be used for clothes and a camera,
  • A hat as a protection against the Sun or rain,
  • Toiletries,
  • Small towel,
  • Toilet paper,
  • Antibacterial gel,
  • Sun cream,
  • Sunglasses,
  • 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.
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AMAZON PERU – IQUITOS PACAYA SAMIRIA WONDEFUL IN PERU SOUTH 5 DAYS 4 NIGHT

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Trips to Peru Nature

Iquitos achieved a short period of success during the “rubber fever” towards the end of the XIX century. Proof of this can be seen in the opulent houses and mansions with ornate facades decorated with Portuguese mosaics. Of particular note is the famous Iron House, whose construction was ordered by the Bolivian rubber entrepreneur Baca Diaz, and whose design belongs to the Frenchman Gustave Eiffel. The riverfront of the city is a beautiful boardwalk to stroll along.

The neighboring area of Padre Isla also holds a great many charms and can be visited by taking a boat from the port. The Mapococha Lake can be visited as well as the Moronacocha and Quistococha Lagoons. In fact, in this place there is an extensive park-zoo that is well worth visiting, as the specimens give us a good overall idea of the Amazon Peru Nature  fauna.

The lacustrine district of Belen and the local market are exotic and interesting, but Iquitos’ strength is I in the variety of lodges built in the rainforest Peru Nature  where you can learn about the people of the Amazon peru Nature as well a flora and fauna, bathe in the warm waters of the Cochas (lagoons), practice canoeing, water skiing, take v through the jungle amazon  and experience the beauty of n at its finest.

Peru Nature Amazon Adventure

The Peru Nature Amazon River Basin occupies the entire central and eastern area of South America, lying to the east of the Andes mountain range and extending from the Guyana Plateau in the north to the Brazilian Plateau in the south. The  Peru Nature Basin covers more than 6,100,000 km2, or 44% of the land area of the South American continent, extending into Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela.

The Basin has widely varying climatic and topographic characteristics, with elevations ranging from sea level at the River’s mouth, to an altitude of the Peru Nature  6,500 m in the Andes. The Amazon  Peru Nature River, which runs for approximately 7,100 km from its source in Peru Nature to the Atlantic Coast of Brazil, is the world’s longest, widest, and deepest river. Its discharge of approximately 210,000 m_ per second exceeds the combined discharge of the world’s nine next largest rivers.

The Amazon Peru Nature River system is divided into 10 subbasins, the largest of which in area are the Negro, Xingú, Madeira, Tapajós, and Juruá subbasins. In terms of discharge, from a hydrological standpoint, an estimated 65% of the Basin’s total flows into the Atlantic Ocean comes from the Solimoes and Madeira river sub basins, originating in the Andes of the Amazon Peru Nature and comprising about 60% of the Basin’s land area.

Most of the Basin is covered by tropical rainforest Peru Nture, accounting for more than 56% of all broad leaf forests in the world. Its Amazon Peru Nature ecosystems are characterized by great biodiversity, with more than 30,000 plant species, nearly 2,000 fish species, 60 reptile species, 35 mammal families, and approximately.

IQUITOS PERU AMAZON

This is the largest city in the Peruvian Amazon and can be reached by air or river. It is located on the left bank of the Amazon River in the province of Maynas, department of Loreto. Its name was given by the indigenous group in the city of Iquitos. It was founded in 1757 as a result of the gradual population of the villages of San Pablo de los Napeanos (Ttaya the banks of the river) and Santa Barbara de Nanay. These two villages were established by Jesuit missionaries during his evangelical work with native Iquitos and Yameos.

Iquitos managed a short period of success during the “rubber boom” towards the end of the nineteenth century. Proof of this can be seen in affluent homes and mansions with ornate facades decorated with Portuguese tiles. Of particular interest is the famous Casa de Hierro, whose construction was ordered by the employer Bolivian rubber Baca Diaz, whose design belongs to the French Gustave Eiffel.

The riverside city is a beautiful promenade to stroll. The neighboring area of Padre Island also has many charms and can be visited by taking a boat from the port. Lake Mapococha can visit as well as the Moronacocha and Quistococha Lagunas. In fact, in this place there is an extensive zoo worth a visit as specimens give a good general idea of the Amazonian fauna.

The lake district of Bethlehem and the local market are exotic and interesting, but the strength of Iquitos is that variety of cottages built in the jungle where you can learn about the people of the Amazon and flora and fauna, bathing in the warm waters of the lakes (lakes), the canoeing, waterskiing, v taken through the jungle and experience the beauty of n at its finest.

 

>MANU BIOSPHERE RESERVE


MANU BIOSPHERE RESERVE

Manu Biosphere reserve is 242km (150 miles) NE of Cusco Manu, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site, certainly lack for distinctions and accolades. The Biosphere Reserve encompasses the least sible and explored jungle of primary and secondary forest in Peru, and it is about as as you’re likely to come to virgin rainforest anywhere in the world. In fact, it’s so r that not only did the Spaniards, who found their way to virtually every cornerof except Machu Picchu, never enter the jungle, but the Incas, who created an empire stretched from Ecuador to Chile, never conquered the region, either. The forest v, really penetrated until the late 1800s, when rubber barons and loggers set their sights it. Peru declared it a national park in 1973. Only slightly smaller than the.

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>MANU BLANQUILLO MACAW CLAY LICK (Hiding Place)


MANU BLANQUILLO MACAW CLAY LICK (Hiding Place)

Brings several families of parrots and macaws. In front of it there is a platform-observatory (The Hiding Place) can accommodate 100 visitors, to take pictures of the bird activity without the need for expensive lenses, under a protective roof and with sanitary facilities (urinary).

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>INFORMATION: MANU MAQUISAPAYOJ / CAMUNGO OXBOW LAKES


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MANU MAQUISAPAYOJ / CAMUNGO OXBOW LAKES

Using a catamaran we can visit all around this water mirror, habitat for various wildlife populations as otters (Pteronura brasiliensis). But, the most attractive is the presence of various species of birds like the camungo, the prehistoric hoatzin and more 150 species of birds, and monkeys, white alligators and of course the River Otters.

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>THREE AREAS OF MANU RESERVE ZONE


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THREE AREAS OF MANU RESERVE ZONE

The reserve is divided into three zones. By far the largest, Zone A is the core zone, the National Park, which is strictly preserved in its natural state. Zone B is a Buffer Zone, generally known as the Reserved Zone and set aside mainly for controlled research and tourism. Zone C is the Transitional or Cultural Zone, an area of human settlement for controlled traditional use. Accessible only by boat, any expedition to Manu is very much in the hands of the gods, because of the temperamental jungle environment; the region experiences a rainy season from December to March, and is best visited between May and August when it’s much drier, although at that time the temperatures often exceed 30°C (86°F).

>FLORA FAUNA OF THE MANU NATIONAL PARK


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FLORA FAUNA OF THE MANU NATIONAL PARK

For flora and fauna, the Manu is pretty much unbeatable in South America, home to 20,000 vascular plant types (one five-square-kilometer area was found to contain 1147 species of vascular plants, almost as many as in the whole of Great Britain), with over 5000 flowering plants, 1200 species of butterfly, 1000 types of bird, 200 kinds of mammal and an unknown quantity of reptiles and insects. Rich in macaw salt-licks, otter lagoons and prowling jaguars, there are thirteen species of monkey and seven species of macaw in Manu, and it still contains other species in serious danger of extinction, such as the giant otter and the black caiman (Melanosuchus www.sandovallakeamazontravel.com)

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>INFORMATION: MANU NATIONAL PARK


MANU NATIONAL PARK

ACCESS ROUTES OF MANU NATIONAL PARK

Due to the nature of the trip Cusco – Manu national park there are three pathways of complement each other, which are:

VIA LAND OF MANU NATIONAL PARK : The road is used Cusco – Shintuya, in which the second named is in the province of Manu; in whose path the vehicle train is regulated, considering day in and day out admission days are Monday, Wednesday and Friday. While (exit are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday This provision of the Ministry of transportation and communications, is due to the narrowness of the road, bridge Huambutío in Cusco until Shintuya. Besides this pathway Paucartambo has steep slopes, why circulating Paucartambo into the jungle only trucks and vans suspension wheel drive, especially to spend Sludge and Coal ford rivers. On the way after passing the bridge Huambutío, after an hour is reached Huancarani district is 3,700 meters above sea level. In which place is held the Sunday fair purchase and see agricultural products of the highlands area, such as potatoes, ollucos, barley, lamb. Then after two hours of journey up Paucartambo, which is 2,906 meters above sea level. View gallery of the Manu National Park.

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RIVER MAPACHO IN THE MANU NATIONAL PARK: River Mapacho going through the hill that city Paucartambo is characterized by well-painted houses, some white and others blue with blue balconies narrow streets well paved with river stones is also famous party of the Virgin del Carmen celebrated with much pomp on 16 July, with the large variety of groups of dancers who sing beautiful songs. This town is located 77 kilometers from the city of Cusco. After passing the town of Paucartambo climb to the highest point called Acjanacu at the entrance of Manu National Park is 104 kilometers an hour to three quarters of the 3,500 m located and 3 degrees Celsius temperature where the first checkpoint is the Manu National Park. This place is open to whose right hand there are high mountains over 4,000 meters as Qañaqway, known to the locals in the Andean idiosyncrasy under the name of Apu Qañaqway or tutelary deity of the area, while the left side branches within the Manu National Park, 15 kilometers road heading East, which goes to sunrise observatory, called Tress Cruces or the East Balcony 3,800 m In whose area the rough straw and intense cold prevails there begins the entrance to the reserve Manu National Park.

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ACAJANACU THE DOOR OF THE MANU NATIONAL PARK: The observation is between the months of May June to mid-July; This natural phenomenon is beautiful by the different shades of colors that contrast between the star rising sun and clouds, each output being very different in color and shape in his appearance, to be observed across the disk of the star. Continuing the road from Acjanaco penetration (Manu National Park) begins the descent to Qosñipata Quechua name that is explained by the low output and crisp mist from the inside of the jungle and slowly ascending the mountains to transport; the sharpness of the fog looks like smoke, which in Quechua qosñi leg height translates as, being the merger of these two terms in Quechua Qosñipata. This entire sector has very steep descent, which is why the development of very dangerous road has many sharp curves that are adorned with crosses testifying accidents that occurred in these places. As the road goes down to LA Manu National Park Reserve will reach the place called New Hope name since then up to Pillawata where there are two houses, the place where a restaurant where passengers take their food works. From this place the jungle begins and the presence of orchids (Sobralia dichotoma). Continuing the journey you reach the place called Buenos Aires; once this Union where the level of Ceja jungle ends) starts jungle Alta is in turn the level of the rainforest because in that place the meeting of two streams, habitat, adjacent to the Cock of the Rock of Manu National Park (Rupícola Peruvian)

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CLOUD FOREST MANU NATIONAL PARK: The place called San Pedro is located in the Manu National Park Reserve tranche which has a very rocky descent in bounds, with crisp presence on both sides of the deep ravines on the right road forest. In this section the traveler will have the opportunity to observe the beauty of the Cock of the Rock, nuanced color between red and black male and female dark brown from the Paca here or Bamboo (Guadua weberbaueri) that is hanging over whose branches can have the thick thorns at each node. Continuing about three miles above the creek and called Delete Calzón reflecting the fact that years ago when not yet entered the car were made travel to Manu National Park on the back of a beast by the bridle path, that on one occasion the wife a landowner in the area to spend the indicated Qosñi creek in the rainy season had been dragged p force of the water and lost his undergarment. Since the accident was eaten by laborers who named the creek as it removes Briefs. Then, after an hour’s drive you will reach the small village within Chonta Chaka Reserve (Manu National Park) which means bridge in Castilian Chonta (Bactris gasopi in whose place the descent of the road ends, and then continue plain passing the Assumption community as it is called a ranch inhabited place where great diversity of species in their natural habitat .Then above the lowest populated country in this part of the road has very deep sloughs and potholes that make impossible the movement of small cars; likewise in the towns of ChontaChaka and Patria on both sides of the cemetery road truck chassis Chevrolet and Ford 1940 to 1965, shows that come to be silent in the history of logging and transfer are observed des wood forest to the road in such vehicles of the Manu National Park.

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AMAZON PERU MACAWS CLAY LICK

All Macaws have large, strong bills, bright plumage and long tapered tails, but their distinguishing field characteristic is the bare patch of facial skin around the eye and beak.. The three larger species of the Amazon Peru Macaw are much brighter in color than the other two Red and Green Macaws and Scarlet Macaws are both bright crimson, but Red and Greens have no yellow feathers on their wings (Scarlet do). Blue and Yellow Macaws, as their name suggests, are bright cobalt blue and gold in the Amazon Peru

All three have (harsh crow-like calls that echo around the forest, whether in flight, feeding in fruiting trees or at the colpas, they are never quiet .Amazon Peru Macaws nest in holes in trees or in the branches of large emergent trees. Blue and Yellows are the most selective-in choosing a nest site, generally only nesting inside old Puna Palms. This is a growing problem for these spectacular birds as the bird trade has cut down many of these nest sites in the search for chicks to export. There are research programmers, however in Tambopata that erect artificial nest sites, in likely trees to hopefully safeguard the future of these incredible birds in the Amazon Peru

The two smaller in the Amazon Peru Macaw species both have mainly green plumage with blue wings. The Chestnut Flouted Macaw is distingue from the Red Bellied Macaw by having white facial skin and a reddish color on the underside of its wings and tail. The Red bellied macaw has yellow facial skin and a yellowy color under the wings and tail the red bellied macaw and chest nut are usually seen flying in the large flocks (up to twenty individuals ) in the Amazon Peru

AMAZON PERU HISTORY: Throughout in the Amazon Peru history, extravagant wealth and sordid misery are dominant themes. Fortunes were found and lost; kingdoms were defeated; peoples were enslaved and freed. Deadly diseases, fearsome creatures, hostile Indians and rapacious settlers, all within the forest’s immensity, set the stage for a fascinating and often turbulent history. Added to this, the overwhelming power of legends attracted conquistadors from halfway across the world in search of the gilded man of El Dorado, while explorers throughout the centuries have searched in vain for the women tribes of the Amazon Peru and numerous lost cities:

ORIGINS OF THE AMAZON PERU: Today the Amazon yields few of its past secrets. Unfortunately the heat, together with the damp and acid soils of the rainforest, conspire to decompose organic remains quickly before they can fossilize. Human fossils are virtually absent from the lowland regions, so we have practically no certain clues as to how and when people arrived in the area. Likewise, without animal fossils it is difficult to reconstruct ancient faunas and so we are denied the human picture in its ecological context.

Aboriginal peoples of the Americas are believed to have arrived on the continent around 15 -20,000 years ago, between the two most recent ice ages. Migrating east and southwards, the hunter-gatherers made their way across the isthmus of Central America down to South America. This wave of migration gave rise to the Olmec, Maya and A2tec civilizations of Central America which flourished from 1400BC until the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors in the early 1500s. In the eastern coastal regions and highlands of South America the Chimu and Inca, along with many other cultures, left ample architectural and cultural artefacts for us to ponder. In the last twenty years, chance discoveries and finds of stone tools and ceramics have suggested that large populations were established on the flood plains near the current city of Manaus by 3000BC. Some authorities believe humans have been in the Amazon much longer than formerly thought. David Childress, recounting The Chronicle of Akaka, describes advanced civilizations and lost cities in the Amazon dating back over 12,000 years ago.

 

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AMAZON PERU LODGE – JUNGLE TRIPS

Mirador Lodge in Manu Jungle Trips

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Blanquillo Macaw

Clay Lick Wild – Manu Blanquillo 7d/6n

Activities: Cocha Blanco Lake – Rainforest Lodge – Macaw Clay Lick – Manu Blanquillo – Collpa

The Macaw Clay Lick. Here bird-watchers can view one of the world’s phenomenal avian spectacles, as hun-dreds of red, blue, and green parrots and macaws gather at the lick daily. Squawking raucously, they wheel through the air before landing together on the river bank to eat clay. This breathtaking display can only be seen where there is undisturbed rainforest with healthy populations of wild macaws, as in southeast Peru. Below: sunset on Trails around the macaw lick offer the River Manu. birding in both floodplain and high- ground forest. Orinoco geese and large horned screamers can also be seen along clear streams near the Andean foothills. Comfortable accommodation is provided at the macaw clay lick in manu national park and sandoval lake and tambopata tours.

Itinerary Jungle Trips

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Manu Reserve

TRIPS: Manu Tour 7d/ 6n

Activities: Manu Biosphere Reserve – Lake Otorongo Salvador – Boca Manu – Parrot Clay Lick

Manu Jungle Trips Visitors to Manu Biosphere Reserve and readers of this book, are likely to wish to see and learn more about large, exotic mammals: the jaguar, giant otter, and the monkeys are the most sought-after of the large forms. Small mammals, the bats and rodents that venture our only at night, are much less likely to attract attention. They should not be ignored, however, as they make up the majority of the mammalian diversity in Manu, are a significant prey base for large predators, and are extremely important in maintaining plant diversity via their roles as seed dispersers and seed predators. We see ecotourism as a mean of preserving nature by providing sustainable development for the communities that live surrounding natural habitats like Manu National Park.

Itinerary Jungle Trips

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Manu Maquisapayoj

TRIPS: Manu Center 5d/4n

Activities: Mazuco – Manu Maquisapayoq Lodge – Manu Blanquillo – Macaw Clay Lick Wild

MANU CENTER: We visit a special site of the Manu National Park – a private reserve of Manu Maquisapayoq and Manu Blanquillo, situated in the southern part of the park! We discover there some paths going through this virgin part of the jungle manu center. To get there, we use the newly paved Interoceanic Highway for the most of the travel followed by a much shorter travel on the Madre de Dios River by motorboat..Blanquillo offers perfect conditions to observe river otters in a nearby lake and macaws, parrots and parakeets in one of the best clay licks of Manu Center!!. Tours in Manu Maquisapayoq is an exceptional clay-lick serving to tapirs and other animals to eat clay! There is also a special roofed platform with mosquito´s nets where visitors can overnight while watching tapirs arriving to eat at nights in manu center.

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Manu Reserve

TRIPS: Manu National Park 8d/7n

Activities: Pilcopata – Boca Manu – Reserve of Manu National Park – Biosphere Reserve

The Manu National Park is composed of 3 main areas: a core area ( Manu National Park) devoted to conservation, a buffer area including indigenous territories and private ecological reserves, a transition area with bio geographical boundaries and experimental, application and traditional use areas. The biological station of Cocha Cachu allows to carry out different researches on biological species. and ecosystems. An inventory of the biodiversity was undertaken in  Manu National Park since 1987. The Manu National Park is situated in Southeastern Peru where it covers 1.9 Million hectares. Around 6500 Quechua and 2000 Amazonian peoples are living inside the Reserve. The Manu National Park is concerned by 3 major biogeographically provinces (the Puna, the Yungas and the Amazonian provinces).

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Manu Explorers

TRIPS: Amazon Trail – Manu Park 8d/7n

Activities: Cusco – Tikari Lodge – Community – Jungle Trips – Amazing Salvacion Lake

AMAZON TRAIL – MANU PARK: The forests in order to provide a reservoir of under­lying nutrients for their crops. In the Amazon, however, the nutrient propor­tions are reversed: as much as 90% are stored in the vegetation above ground and only 10% in the thin, often clayey soils below. Despite appear­ances to the contrary, the irony of the Amazon is that the world’s most luxu­riant forest lies rooted in the midst of an enormous nutrient desert in amazon trail. All told, over 27,000 square miles (70,000 km2) of the Peruvian Amazon trail has been deforested to date, an area roughly four times the size of the Manu Biosphere Reserve; 743,100 additional acres (300,000 hectares) are deforested every year within the Amazon rainforest.

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Manu Culture Zone

TRIPS: Manu Peruvian Jungle 4d/3n

Activities: Tikari Lodge – Atalaya – Rainforest Lodge – Parrot Clay Lick – Jungle Trips

MANU PERUVIAN JUNGLE: A mysterious, almost prehistoric look to the landscape is provided by the often common presence of tree ferns. They are true ferns, but they grow to the size of small trees. Small ferns are also often abundant. Mosses, lichens and ferns are some of the oldest plants on earth and interestingly, they all depend upon mobile sperm for sexual reproduction. Thus, rain has to fall to enable the plants ‘sperm to travel over the wet surfaces of the plant, with the end goal of finding an egg and reproducing. Of course this process is inextricably linked to the watery origins of these plants in Manu Peruvian Jungle with the travel agency and tourism Manu Jungle Trips to see the Amazon jungle of Peru. With cool temperatures and abundant moisture, generally there is low evapotranspiration.

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