Rufous-crested coquette Expedition

4day Birding Tour in Manu Park

For this tour we do have two optional tours, the first option ends in the Cloud forest of Manu Park and the second one includes the same activates as the first option but it does travel deeper into the jungle.

The following sample of birding tour itinerary is designed for you to get an idea of tour prices, and places you will visit during tour birding journey and type of accommodations, list of things you should bring for the tour and a complete list of things we include during the tour.

NOTE: This tour itinerary can be modified according group wishes.

Tour Overview

  • Length: 4 days
  • Starting city: Cusco
  • Ending city: Cusco
  • Difficulty degree: easy
  • Focus: birding, wildlife, and photography
  • Max group size: 9 + 1 leader

Extensions

You can always combine or extent this tour, please let us know if you are interested in extending this tour, we will be very happy to arrange it for you.

TRIP CONSIDERATIONS

CLIMATE: Humid, cold and foggy in the mornings as well as in the afternoons at midday it can be very hot, sometimes very cold and wet, we recommend to bring rain ponchos and umbrellas for this tour because the weather conditions are unpredictable.

DIFFICULTY: Very easy

ACCOMMODATION: Excellent! All lodges,have private bathrooms, all with hot showers, and electricity but also expect to have basic accommodations. Accommodations are based in double bed rooms. Accommodations will be provided only during the tour.

Option One: 4day Manu Cloud Forest Birding tour

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: In this tour you will be able to explore the highlands of Cusco as well as the cloud forest of Manu Park, the lowest elevation you will reach in this tour is 1,600m/5,200 ft.

Day1: Cusco – Huacarpay - Huayquecha Biological Station.
Day2: Huayquecha Biological Station all Day.
Day3: Huayquecha Biological Station - Cock of the Rock Lodge
Day4: Cock of the rock lodge all day.

Option Two: 4day Manu birding Tour

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: In this tour you will explore the highlands pf Cusco, the cloud forest and the high jungle of Manu Park, the lowest elevation you will reach in this tour is 700m/2,296.59ft. However, because the distances we will have to cover the journeys by car and boat will be longer than the tour mentioned above.

Day1: Cusco – Huacarpay - Huayquecha Biological Station.
Day2: Huayquecha Biological Station - Cock of the Rock Lodge
Day3: Cock of the Rock Lodge - Amazonia lodge
Day4: Amazonia lodge – Cusco

The Tours include the following:

  • Tour guide with binoculars and spotting scope
  • Bird Check List
  • Transportation bus and boat
  • Accommodations in Lodge
  • All meals except last diner ,
  • Entrance fee to Manu Park.
  • Mineral Water
  • Snacks
  • Rubber boots,
  • Cook
  • First aid kit

What to bring:

  • Aside from Binoculars and photo-equipment
  • A spotting scope, if you have one
  • Flashlight for night birding
  • Light day pack
  • Sunscreen and insect repellent
  • T-shirts and a long-sleeved shirt
  • Jeans or other cotton pants are comfortable, as well as quick-drying nylon ones
  • Cotton socks
  • Sweater, jacket or fleece for night birding
  • Light jacket, water resistant, or poncho
  • Hiking boots or sturdy shoes
  • Water bottle/canteen or camel pack
  • Sandals for after hours
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Plastic bags for camera, clothes, etc. Personal toiletries (shampoo, towel, etc)
  • Converter /adaptor for the electricity (Plugs are typically the 2 pronged flat type found in the US)

Tour Price:

4Day Birding in Manu Park Price
Number of people 1 person 2 people 3 people 4 people 5 people+
Private Serv. Price per day $ 350.00 $ 330.00 $ 310.00 $ 300.00 $ 290.00