Day 01: CUSCO-BOCA MANU.- Transfer from the hotel to the airport,
where we take the plain to Boca Manu airstrip, Then the group arrives to
a lodge near Boca Manu. Walks to explore some of the many trails in the
area. Night in Lodge. Showers and toilets available.
Day 02. BOCA MANU – LIMONAL – OTORONGO LAKE.- The boat trip goes on
and one will be able to understand why Manu is so famous for its
wildlife. On the river edges you will be able to observe groups of
turtles, White Caimans (Caiman cocodrylus), Capybaras (Hydrochaeris) and
maybe a Jaguar (Panthera Onca) resting on a log and observing its
territory. Arriving in the afternoon to our campsite in Otorongo. We
will the only agency camping there. Later on visiting the trails around
the Otorongo Oxbow Lake and the giant otter observation tower together
with the guide to learn the functions and secrets of the tropical
rainforest. Camping on covered platforms. Showers and toilets available.
Day 03: OTORONGO LAKE – SALVADOR LAKE – OTORONGO LAKE.- Today the
group visit another oxbow lake called Salvador, which is half an hour
boat trip from Otorongo. Here paddling silently on a Catamaran, you have
again possibilities to observe a family of giant otters fishing and
playing, black caimans and many different rare bird life like the
Hoatzins (Opisthocomus hoatzin). Here in Manu the animals have never
suffered hunting pressure from man. In the afternoon we return to our
campsite in Otorongo. Camping on covered platforms. Showers and toilets
Day 04: OTORONGO LAKE – BOCA MANU.- The call of the Red Howler
monkeys (Alouatta seniculus) will wake us up. After a delicious
breakfast we unfortunately need to start our return. On Manu river, the
group might see many different animals. Take the plain to back to Cusco.
Team of security.
Professional guides and specialized.
Efficient team of motorists.
3 meals per day and snacks. 3 nights in Lodge Excellent cook service.
Radio communication service during the whole trip.
Comforts: seats, tables, etc.
Mineral Water during the trip
cola and beer.
Local Airport taxes in Cusco$5
Airport taxes from Cusco/Boca Manu/ Cusco $25.00 per person.
Need to bring:
Shirt long sleeve and long pants.
warm cloths (for misty mornings on the river)
Water bottle or Canteen.
Sandals, bath suit clothes, towel day pack.
Enough mosquito repellent (50% DEET C.).
Flash light or torch with extra batteries.
Hat or cap.
Extra money to buy beverage.
At least one pair of trekking boot Camera and extra films (asa 100 is
good for lakes and river, but inside the forest you will need asa 400)