Wild Guacamon Collpa – Manu Blanquillo 7 days: In Manu, typical areas of macaw salt stones are the (Scheela butyracea) palm trees, known as Shebonal. Pew nutrients, a high concentration of aluminum, and low organic matter characterize these areas. There is poor drainage due to the high concentration of clay in the soil. Thus, during the rainy season, areas are easily flooded and during the form of clay bricks dry season. It is not surprising that these macaws use high concentrated aluminum clay to cure their stomach pains. Aluminum hydroxide medications are also used in the Manu National Park.
Only red and green macaws, Grunflugel (ARA chloptera) have been observed to frequently visit the clay Blanquillo clique. In my personal opinion, a layer of clay can be a social place where single macaws seek out their parent pair. When feeding on a hand, macaws are very nervous as they can be easily attacked by predators on the open wall. They are especially vulnerable because their head is inside a hole to eat the clay. The souls that left this world follow the direction of the waters of the Seronhai River. That is the river of those who were born to the other world. Then it is a point in the Seronhai opens in two directions. In the middle is the Yongkatone, a giant macaw. You have to give him something to eat and he will let you in, to continue his trip to Wanamei, to the tree where he will live happily and nothing less. For that reason, it is good to give something to eat those who are dying of hunger because if you do not give him something to eat at Yongkatone, it becomes bitter and he cut his head and throw it across the river, where there is a fire in Collpa Wild – Manu Blanquillo. Wild Collpa – Manu Blanquillo is “Collpa” in Quechua language (native mountain) salt of the earth. Also native to the jungle used it to designate certain areas used by animals indefinitely for a supplement of salts and minerals in their diet. These help against strong alkaloids and toxins found in plants and many tropical rainforest trees. During the Peru Nature Tour, we will visit one of the most famous “collpas” (that means Collpa in English) – Collpa Blanquillo !! You are not given the opportunity to see a large number of macaws, parrots and parrots! In addition, you can observe the wildlife and lush vegetation of the Culture Zone of the Manu National Park, Blanco Lago (Cocha) and Camungo lake!
- Length: 7 Days/6 Nights Travel Life Manu Blanquillo .
- Type of service: Private or Group .
- Location: Southern Peru, Madre de Dios Department, Manu National Park, Jungle Trips, Macaw Caly Lick Manu Blanquillo.
- Activities: Clay Lick Travel Life Manu Blanquillo, parrot Clay-Lick Blanquillo, clay-lick Maquisapayoc, Blanco Lake (cocha), Camungo Lake, Manu National Park, Manu Blanquillo, Clay Lick Travel Life .
- Altitude: 400 – 3,600 m.a.s.l.
- Best time to visit: May – December .
- Departure: Every day
- Minimum of participants: 2
- Maximum of participants: 10
Price per person: USD
Quick Itinerary of the Travel Life Manu Macaw Clay Lick– Manu Blanquillo .
Cusco Ninamarca Cloud forest to Pilcopata .
Atalaya Port to Rainforest Lodge Manu Park .Travel Life Day 3:Manu Rainforest Lodge to Bocamanu -Maquisapayoq Lodge .
Day 4 Macaw Caly Lick Maquisapayoq Lodge -Cocha Blanco Lake .
Manu Macaw Caly Lick Blanquillo to Camungo Lake .
Manu to Boca Manu – Aguas Caliente – Albergue Rainforest .
: Manu Albergue Rainforest to Atalaya Port Back to Cusco City .
Itinerario Rápida de Collpa de Guacamayo – Manu Blanquillo:
|Tours Dia 1||6:00 a.m . – 18:00 p.m
Transfer Hotel – Cusco Private vehicle . 9 Hours
Ninamarca ,Paucartambo,cloud forest, Pilcopata
|Tours Dia 2||7:00 a.m . – 21 :00 p.mAtalaya Port ,Private Boat , travel by River Madre de Dios
Rainforest lodge acommodation Walk in the Amazon 3 hours Night Caiman
|Tours Dia 3||5:00 a.m . – 21 :00 p.m Rainforest lodge Travel in your Boat by River Madre deDios , Maquisapaq Approximately 8 hours
visiting of the Hotspring , Native Community Diamante, Maquisapayoq Lodge , night walk
|Tours Dia 4||7:00 a.m . – 21 :00 p.m
Visiting the Cocha Blanco (Lake) , exploring virgin Forest
Maquisapayoq Lodge , Mammal Clay Lick ( Tapír )
|Tours Dia 5||5:00 a.m . – 21 :00 p.m
Visiting the Macaw Clay Lick Blanquillo , towards the Camungo Lake where a 42 meter high
Camungo Lake , Night Walk
|Tours Dia 6||5:00 a.m . – 21 :00 p.m
Visiting the Macaw Clay Lick Blanquillo , Hot Sprint
Rainforest Lodge , Night walk
|Tours Dia 7||5:00 a.m . – 21 :00 p.m
Visinting the parrot Clay Lick
Rainforest Lodge , Back , Atalaya , Cusco
TRAVEL LIFE MANU MACAW CLAY LICK BLANQUILLO .
One of the most extensive tropical parks in South America. Located in the South East region of Peru, nestled in the last Andean buttresses of the department of Cusco and the jungle of Madre de Dios. It covers an area of 2 million square hectares of a territory rich in flora and fauna, with a variety of Andean, high Andean, tropical and subtropical habitats. This natural paradise recognized by UNESCO as World Biosphere Reserve; Shelters the largest biological diversity in protected areas of rainforest and several endemic species of cloud forest .
Travel Life Manu Macaw Clay Lick Blanquillo 7 days / 6 nights:
Day 1 : Cusco Ninamarca Cloud forest to Pilcopata .
We leave Cusco early in the morning to start our adventurous trip! First, we are taken by private transport to the place 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 Lodge after enjoying dinner and shower. Clay Lick Wild – Manu Blanquillo
Day 2 : Atalaya Port to Rainforest Lodge Manu Park .
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 to overnight. Optional: A night walk in the amazon Clay Lick Wild
Day 3:Manu Rainforest Lodge to Bocamanu -Maquisapayoq Lodge .
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 Manu 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!
Day 4 Macaw Caly Lick Maquisapayoq Lodge -Cocha Blanco Lake .
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 Night walk in the Clay Lick Wild – Manu Blanquillo.
Day 5 : Manu Macaw Caly Lick Blanquillo to Camungo Lake .
We wake up very early to 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! After this activity, we continue towards the Camungo Lake where a 42 meter high observation tower is situated. We climb it to be able to enjoy a view of Amazonian landscapes. Later on, we explore paths around Blanquillo on our way back to the lodge.Optional: A night walk.
Day 6 : Manu to Boca Manu – Aguas Caliente – Albergue Rainforest .
We are served breakfast very early to be able to continue today´s very large travel so that we board our motorboat and navigate up the Alto Madre de Dios River. 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 to sleep.
Day 7 : Manu Albergue Rainforest to Atalaya Port Back to Cusco City .
Before breakfast, we board our boat 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.
Included in the Manu Macaw Clay Lick 7D/6N :
- A professional naturalist Tour Guide in jungle trips .
- Motorboat transportation .
- Private vehicle land transportation for jungle trips .
- Entrance fees to Macaw Clay Lick Blanquillo Manu National Park .
- A professional Cook for jungle trips .
- Meals: 6 Breakfast, 7 Lunch, 6 Dinner and drinking water (Please note: vegetarian option upon request for no extra cost) .
- Accommodation: 6 nights in lodges.
- First aid kit, including a poison extractor, mosquito bite treatment and an antidote for a snake bite;
- Radio communication;
- Rubber boots.
Not included in the Manu Macaw Clay Lick 7D/6N :
- Any flight nor airport departure taxes .
- Travel insurance for jungle trips .
- Vaccination for jungle trips .
- Breakfast on the first day and dinner on the last day .
- Drinks for jungle trips .
- Tips to local staff.
What to take with you to the Manu Macaw Clay Lick 7D/6N :
- Mosquito repellent (DEET 35 recommended as a MINIMUM) .
- Original passport for jungle trips .
- 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 ( Rain poncho) .
- Swimsuit .
- Binoculars (we also rent it) .
- Camera and its charger .
- 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 .
CLAY LICK WILD – MANU BLANQUILLO
Manu Wildlife Center is located in a wooded area that boasts some of the highest diversity of microhabitats in the Manu Park area. Land-Firm, Transitional Flood Plain, Varzea and Bamboo Forests is located near the cottage more willow and succession cane found on the beaches and islands of rivers, resulting in some of the highest Biodiversity of Manu. More than 580 species of birds have been recorded in the area between Boca Manu and the country house, and in the surrounding jungle. The Blanquillo macaws and clay parrots are only 25 minutes away in Rio, and a skin of up to 200 red and green macaws and many hundreds of their smaller relatives come to eat the clay necessary for their digestion. There are two area coves with floating platforms for wildlife observation, and two endangered giant otter families inhabit these lakes and small streams. About an hour walk from Manu Wildlife Center through the forest is a large mammal lama where the tapir, the largest terrestrial mammal in South America, come regularly in search of minerals. There is a large hide here, equipped with mattresses and mosquito nets for those who want to spend the night in comfort watching these nocturnal creatures. During the day, several species of parrots and small parrots, as well as turkeys, currassows, peccaries and red howler monkeys visit the colpa. There are 12 species of monkeys that will be spotted while hiking the trails to Manu Wildlife Center, including the emperor marmoset, monkey spider and saki monk. Canopy access is easy, with two
Canopy platforms (30 meters and 40 meters) in large emergent trees accessed by metal stairs.
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