Our Guide of the Manu National Park

Our Guide of the Manu National Park – MANU JUNGLE TRIPS

OUR TEAM

Our guides are bilingual (English/Spanish)

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ALEX DURAN –

he best bird guide, discovered and developed in the beginning by Oropendola Tours, began working as an assistant to our Lodge Amazon Manu Lodge, where the contact with birders tourists came to interest in learning about birds. At the beginning following the birdwatchers in trails develop his knowledge and technique of birding activity, before working with our company worked in logging where he developed an instinct to hunt.

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ABED MANCILLA

He is a very experienced tour guide, always make people smile, and commits a satisfactory trip, ability to handle difficult situations and highly demand customers.

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LUCHO PEREIRA

born 1982 in the rainforest and raised there, works as a Manu Guide since 2002 and specializes in ornithology,

MANU PARK – CULTURE ZONE

Manu National Park, one of the biggest protected areas in the world, is home to the some of the greatest biodiversity and the greatest biomass in the world. The park boasts over 1,000 species of birds and 200 species of mammals. Including the biosphere reserve (Manu National Park, Reserved Zone, and Cultural Zone), Manu spans across a variety of habitats, from the Andean cloud forests to the humid lowland rainforests. Many magnificent creatures inhabit Manu’s rich ecosystem, including Jaguars, Pumas, Spectacled Bears, Tapirs, Anacondas, and Harpy Eagles. A generous amount of butterflies and plants inhabit Manu’s different bioregions.

In 1973, the Peruvian government established Manu as a park protecting the great biodiversity living in it. In 1977, Manu National Park became a Biosphere Reserve. Then, in 1987, UNESCO declared Manu a World Natural Heritage Site. Protecting countless numbers of species of animals and plants, and a plethora of different habitats, Manu truly is “a living eden.

TOP BEST – MANU PARK RESERVE ZONE CULTURAL