¿WHAT WE EXPECT?
Amazon Fields Bird – Clay Lick 6days
Discover the wonders of the Amazon at Collpa Guacamayo! Embark on an unforgettable adventure with the most exotic birds.
- Length: 6 Days/5 Nights
- Type of service: Private or Group
- Location: Southern Peru, Madre de Dios Department, Manu National Park, Manu Jungle Trips, Sandoval Lake Reserve, Tambopata tours
- Activities: Manu Culture Zone, the parrot clay-lick Blanquillo, the clay-lick Maquisapayoc, Blanco Lake (cocha), amazon fileds bird, clay lick, macaw clay lick, jungle trips
- Altitude: 400 – 3,600 m.a.s.l.
- Best time to visit: May – October
- Departure: Every day
- Minimum of participants: 2
- Maximum of participants: 10
- Price per person: USD
Amazonia Peru Macaw Clay Lick
- Day1 : Cusco City to Ninamarca Pilcopata Manu National Park .
- Day 2 : Atalaya Port to Rainforest Lodge Manu National Park .
- Day 3 : Manu Rainforest Lodge to Maquisapayoq Macaw Caly Lick Blanquillo
- Day 4 : Maquisapayoq to Cocha Blanco Lake and Blanquillo Manu .
- Day5 : Blanquillo Manu National Park to Rainforest Lodge Manu .
- Day 6 : Rainforest lodge to Atala Port Cusco City .
Manu National Park Amazon – Peru
- Creation May : 29, 1973
- Extension :1716 295 .22 Hectares
- Location : Regions of Cusco and Madre de Dios
Core area of the Biosphere Reserve.
1025 : species of Birds in the Rainforest .
221 : Species of Mammals.
1307 : Butterfly Species .
8 : Species of Wild Felines jungle trips .
15 : Primate Species .
27 : Species of Psittacines in rainforest .
155 :Reptile .
300 : Species of Ants .
650 :Species of Beetles.
DETAILED TOUR ITINERARY:
Itinerari Amazon Fields Bird – Macaw Clay Lick 6 day .
Day 1: Cusco City to Ninamarca – Paradise Lodge Inn .
We leave Cusco early in the morning to start our adventurous trip! First . we are taken by private transport to start the tour Amazon Fields Bird . where we made the first stop called Ninamarca to observe pre-Incan
“chullpas” (tombs) of the Lupaca’s culture. Then, we continue to
Paucartambo, a colonial town with narrow streets and beautiful church, where people still keep their old customs. Then, we ascend to the viewpoint Tres Cruces (3,900 masl) to observe one of the best sunrises of the world!
From there, we start descending to the Manu National Park, a place of presence of cock of the rock (a Peruvian national bird), hummingbirds, strikingly coloured quetzals, trogons, spotted flycatcher and woolly monkey.
From flora, we can view a variety of orchids, mosses, ferns, etc. Finally, we get to Pilcopata (700 masl) where we overnight in in our Lodge after enjoying dinner then rest .
Optional: A night walk Free in the rainforest Fields.
Day 2 : Atalaya Port to Rainforest Lodge -Amazon Fields Bird.
After breakfast, we continue our journey by private car (one and half an hour) towards the port at Atalaya (500 m.a.s.l).
There, we board a motorized boat to continue for about half an hour navigating on the Alto Madre de Dios
River. Along the rocky riversides, we have a great opportunity to observe the river wildlife like herons, vultures, cormorants and some of 13 monkey species living in Manu.
In the afternoon, we reach our next lodge – Rainforest Lodge. Then we go to explore nearby paths where we can see a big diversity of species, for example, tarantulas, ants, butterflies, some monkey species,
huge trees, erotic plants, palms, etc. After that, we return to our lodge
Optional: A night walk Free in jungle trips Fields.
Days 3: Rainforest Lodge to Maquisapayoq – Macaw Clay Lick Blanquillo – Fields Bird .
Today, a long journey expects us navigating for 8 hours the Alto Madre de Dios River. On the way, we have an opportunity to observe diverse species such as herons, vultures, kingfishers, turtles or monkeys.
Later on, we reach the Reserved Zone. In the afternoon, we pass through the area of Boca Manu where the Alto Madre de Dios River flows into the Madre de Dios River! Our next lodge – Maquisapayoq is situated only an hour far away from there.
This place is a habitat of a red-faced spider monkey. We have a shower and dinner there and before we get to sleep, we experience an evening walk to a nearby tapir clay-lick observing tapirs from an opposite hidden
platform placed just 3 metres far away from the clay-lick in Blanquillo .
Day 4 : Maquisapayoq to Cocha Blanco Lake Rainforest Fields .
After breakfast, we explore nearby paths. Afterwards, we board our boat to navigate down the river for half an hour until we reach Blanquillo Lodge, a place of a big concentration of macaws! We accommodate ourselves and have
lunch there. Later, we visit the Cocha Blanco (Blanco Lake) where we observe a giant river otter family fishing. If we are lucky, we can spot a big variety of birds playing, for example, a prehistoric bird called hoatzin. In the afternoon,
we return to the lodge where our Cook serves us dinner. After that, we are given an opportunity to go in search of caimans which are usually active at night waiting for their victims.
Then we get back to the lodge to overnight in the Fields Rainforest.
Day 5 : Blanquillo Macaw Clay lick to Rainforest Lodge Amazon .
Very early before breakfast, we go to the famous and splendid parrot’s clay-lick of Blanquillo to watch big flocks of macaws (Ara Chloroptera), parrots and parakeets!! They come there to eat clay that helps them to digest and
clean body from toxins! Then we return to the lodge to have breakfast to later board our motorboat and navigate up the Alto Madre de Dios River for several hours.
On the way, we shortly stop in Aguas Calientes (close to Shintuya) to enjoy a refreshing bath in nearby thermal baths! Then we continue navigating until we get to our already know – Rainforest Lodge. There we can have
shower and after dinner we go night walk in the rainforest .
Optional: A night walk Free in jungle Fields trips.
Day 6 : Rainforest Lodge to Atalaya Port Cusco City .
Another parrot observation expects us today, so we board our boat before breakfast to go to see a 10 minute far away parrot clay-lick! After that, we get back to the lodge where we are served breakfast adding us energy for
our last travel so that we board the motorized boat and start navigating towards the Atalaya Port.
Our private vehicle awaits us there to take us back to Cusco. We arrive there approximately between 7 and 7:30 pm.
IMPORTANT!! You need to be vaccinated against Yellow Fever as well as to bring some anti-malaria tablets with you
Macaw Clay Lick – Peruvian Amazonia . It is the perfect place to observe hundreds of macaws, which come every morning to eat and others to lick these large walls of salty clay, located on the edge of the Madre de Dios River.
AMAZON FIELDS BIRD – CLAY LICK: Parrots are an anatomically homogeneous group of birds.
They are most abundant in tropical and temperate regions in Australia. They are noisy, social, and they have heavy hook bills and yoke-tipped feet.
Their reputation precedes them; Which need little presentation. The parrots are gregarious frugivores. In the forest, herds look out for fruits, flowers, flowers, and occasionally roots and tubers.
They methodically climb around branches of trees. As they attack their desired fruits they often hang in awkward acrobatic everyday positions came to eat the amazon clay lick bird fields.
Their bodies are in harmony with their needs for survival; Its sharply hooked, top jaw hinges are very useful.
It is used when climbing around the trees, as well as for scraping and pulling large fruits.
WHAT TOUR SERVICES:
Included in the Field Macaw Clay Lick :
- A professional naturalist Tour bird Guide;
- Motorboat transportation for jungle .
- Private bus transportation for the bird ;
- 4 Night Walk in the rainforest trips bird .
- Meals: 5x Breakfast, 6x Lunch, 5x Dinner and drinking water (Please note: vegetarian option upon request for no extra cost!);
- Accommodation our lodges: 5 Nights in the jungle lodge with private room and shower;
- First aid kit, including a poison extractor, mosquito bite treatment and anddantidote for a snake bite;
- Radio communications for the tour bird;
- Water .
- Rubber boots trekking jungle .
Not included in the Peru Macaw Clay Lick:
- First day breakfast
- Travel insurance;
- Tips to local staff.
- Breakfast on the first and the last day Lunch;
What to Take With You to the Jungle Amazon.
- Mosquito repellent (DEET 35 recommended as a MINIMUM!!),
- Original passport take for the trips jungle fields ,
- Small backpack bring with you in the trips bird ,
- Long sleeved cotton shirts (preferably green coloured) for the tour jungle .,
- Long cotton trousers ,
- Cotton long socks (to be put into your trousers),
- Comfortable walking shoes for tour fields ,
- Sandals or light shoes for the tour fields ,
- Rain gear (e.g. rain poncho) during the tour bird ,
- Sweater (for the beginning of the tour in Andes and the cloud forest only),
- Binoculars (we also rent it) by this jungle hikking fields ,
- Camera and its charger take for tour fields bird ,
- Plastic bags to be used for clothes and a camera bring with for the amazon .,
- A hat as a protection against the Sun or rain by this rainforest tour fields .,
- 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.
Frequently asked questions (FAQs):
Amazon Fields Bird Macaw Clay lick .
. But we were determined to leave soon after. At 6:00 the next morning we got up and packed, ready to jump off a boat if necessary. From our camp at the top of the
river embankment, we could see a good half mile upriver before the curve obstructed our view in rainforest fields. It was that moment we stared at each other, waiting, waiting, and even
occasionally imagining a boat was rounding the turn. A small-mumbled little by noon, but was too small to accommodate us. Because we had to stay packed and ready to go
out at any time, we were forced to sit and keep watch over the river without mosquito protection from our covered hammocks, and without the luxury of hiking or fields exploring to
ease our boredom. The day slipped terribly far without even a trail of escape. The morning of the fourth day in Blanquillo began like everyone else. We wake up early, pack
our things with diminished enthusiasm, and hopefully. Your muscle tongues are adept tools to scoop out fruit pulp and nectar from the flowers. The parrots are mostly green amazon fields
which can make them very invisible when perched on the leafy forest canopy. They reveal their presence through vocalization, usually with a harsh chirp or croak. Their
nests are usually made in hollows of the trees, holes of woodpeckers, or in cavities excavated in nests of arboreal termites. The large Amazon parrots and macaws usually
mate for life, with the marital status maintained by feeding and mutual cleansing. These mated pairs often fly together within large fields amazon herds MAZON BIRD FIELDS:
Blue-yellow macaws are well known for being loyal to their life partners! They make their nest in a hole in a giant palm tree where a female macaw puts its eggs, usually two
or three. The female sits on eggs for 28 to 30 days. The young nest about 90 to 95 days after hatching. Lots of macaws can be observed every day at clay-lick (clay licks
on quechua mountain native as well as rainforest native languages). Clay-lick attract macaws in amazon bird and other animal files as they contain salts and
minerals, which help against strong alkaloids and toxins contained in plants and many tropical rainforest trees . We amazon fields visited one of the most famous “collpas” – Collpa Blanquillo
on the tour of the Amazon rainforest fields !! It also observes the fauna and lush vegetation of the Culture Zone of Manu National Park and White Lake (Cocha) in Amazonian bird fields.
Their feet are very suitable for handling food. They can be left-handed or right-handed. Using their strong, nutcracker-like beads, they can crack many of the hardest nuts and
seeds, because of this ability to crush and digest the seeds; Which are mainly seed predators rather than seed dispersers. They feed on nuts and seeds with the same fruition as the pulpy fruit itself.