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Mondays, Wednesday & Saturday By private Bus, Private Boat and private bus. We visit the Cock of the rock,Black cayman,monkeys and hundred of birds…
The group price of this tour is US$ 690.00 per person, It is with a minimum of 4 people.
If we end with only 2 people booked for this tour... we won´t cancel the tour, so an additional US$ 250.00 per person is required to allow us the operation of this tour with only 2 people as private service.

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US$ 690.00 p/person

(Based on Double / Triple accommodation)

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Birdwatchers 5D/4N. (Manu Cultural Zone)

Last Minute Information

  • **If you are a group of 4 person you can open a group for the date you would like to start in
  • please consider departures on Monday, Wednesdays or Saturdays). For more information please contact us: david@sastravelperu.com**

Special Offer

Free Sacred Valley tour... join our daily guided Sacred Valley tour with an experienced guide to visit the traditional Pisac Market & Ruins, the valley of Urubamba, Yucay, Ollantaytambo and Chincheros (fees and lunch not included).

We depart early by 08:30 am so we can evoid the crowds at the entrances od the Inca sites as Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Chincheros. Our groups are always with less people than other operators so you will have a personalized service of our excellent expert guides.
A free Sacred Valley tour included with purchase of this package to enjoy the traditional Market & Ruins at Pisac, the Urubamba Valley, Yucay, Ollantaytambo, Chincheros and returning late afternoon to Cusco by 06.45 pm (entrance fee of 70 Soles and Lunch are not Included) This is a highly recommended tour once you are in Cusco.We depart early by 08:30 am so we can evoid the crowds at the entrances od the Inca sites as Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Chincheros. Our groups are always with less people than other operators so you will have a personalized service of our excellent expert guides.

Program Itinerary

Day 1: MANU BIRDWATCHERS 5 DAY- Bus/Bus - ( Manu Cultural Zone )

CUSCO – BAMBU LODGE .- Early at 05:45 am pick up from your hotels in Cusco, first part of our excursion will take us through the majestic Andean mountains, after an 45 minutes we will find Huacarpay lake, a high Andean Lagoon that boasts heaps of flora and fauna typical of the Andean mountains a paradise to see birds. Afterwards we will arrive to Huancarani which contains the funeral towers of Ninamarca, a cemetery of the Lupaca Pre –Inca Culture, then we will reach Paucartambo, the famous traditional and folkloric town. At mid-day we will arrive at the entrance of Manu National Park and access to one of the most protected natural areas in South America. We will continue on our bus down a dirt road and on through the thick fog from which this section of the forest takes it name. Eventually we will arrive at the home of the exotic Peruvian National Bird, Gallito de las rocas, the “Cock of the Rocks”, to observe the social gathering that seems reminiscent of a large courtship. You will find that this is quite an amazing spectacle complete with an impressive array of sounds and colours that can only be found in the jungle. For our first night, we will stay in the BAMBU Lodge, where we will arrive at approx. 5:00 p.m

Day 2 BAMBU LODGE - GOLDEN VINE LODGE.- In the morning we will drive 1hours an a half (approximately) to ATALAYA PORT, on the way we have the opportunity to see the coca plantation and orchids garden. When arrive to Atalaya port we take a motor boat for about 20 minute down stream (Alto madre de dios river) and finally we arrive to our Lodge where we will have a lunch. In the afternoon we visit a litle lagoon, where you can see many types of birds, monkeys and caimans at night. ( Walks at night optional )

Day 3 GOLDEN VINE LODGE.-We have to wake up early in the morning an take the motor bote for 20 minutes approximately, then we will visit the amazing parrot clay lick, where we will see a truly breathtaking Diversity of birds, plants and animals that all live harmoniously deep within the confines of the rainforest. We will hopefully see a get a chance to see some more monkeys. After the parrots activity. We will go bat to the lodge to have breakfast. Them we will go to explore the primary forest. In the afternoon, we will visit the Machuwasy Lake, where we explore the lake in a traditional wooden boat, in this place we can see more colour full birds, and some times it is possible to see Capybaras and Monkeys. Walks at night optional

Day 4 GOLDEN VINE LODGE - BAMBOO LODGE.- In the morning, we will travel for two ours and a half down stream to visit the hot spring natural site, on the way we have the chance to see many types of birds, like herons, egrets, king fishers, vultures, etc, and also some types mammals lake a capybaras and monkeys. After enjoyed the hot spring we will go back to BAMBU LODGE.

Day 5 BAMBOO LODGE – CUSCO.- This day of our return, we will have an early morning departure from the BAMBU LODGE in the direction to CUSCO. We will pass through the beautiful Sacred Valley on the way, arriving in Cusco around 6.00pm (Approximately).

Note.- If we didn’t see the Andean cook of the rock the first day in the afternoon, we can visit the last day in the morning -If we don’t visit the parrots clay lick due to the bad weather (raining conditions) we can visit it on day four of our trip.

Pre-departure briefing the night before of your trip at your hotel at 7.00 pm with your tour guide.

What is Included:

  • Qualified naturalist guide speaking English with telescope binoculars and own equipment.
  • Private Transport van to Atalaya Port and Return Atalaya to Cusco.
  • Transportación by equiped private boat Atalaya.
  • Entrance fee to Cock of the rocks and parrots clay lick
  • Accommodations
  • Lodges, beds with mosquitoes nets.
  • Full Board Meals ( breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • vegetarian option by request )
  • Drinking water provided, Bottled water for cooking.
  • First Aid Kit, extractor for poison.
  • Manu birds and wildlife checking list
  • Radio communication.

What is not Included:

  • Binocular
  • Money for extra soft drinks and beers.
  • Personal items and medicines (gear, clothing, laundry, telephone calls, etc.)
  • Optional tips for the staff tour guide, cook, motorists
  • Accommodation in Cusco or Pisac not included.

Booking Information

  • Step 1.- CLICK ON: AVAILABILITY AND BOOKING (Confirmed Departures:)
  • Step 2.- Select your Manu tour and please complete your details of each of you in separate forms. You will receive a Reservation Code (eg: 240611001) It is possible to pay for 2 or more person with 1 reservation code.
  • Step 3.- Pay a booking deposit of US$ 300 per person through Western Union Money Transfer in order to: Irwin Poma Flores DNI 46612452 (SAS Travel, Cusco PERU) Upon transferring the money email us the Money Transfer Number (MTCN) copy of your reservation and amount paid to: caja@sastravelperu.com and david@sastravelperu.com to confirm your deposit. We will confirm your reservation on the same day.
  • Step 3.- Pay your deposit ONLINE with Mastercard or Visa.- US$315.00 per person. (US$ 300 + 5% card charge). Payments by credit card will carry a surcharge of 5%. We will send you a final confirmation of your tour with detailed information shortly.
  • If you don`t receive your Confirmation within 24 hours please resend us your payment email to: office@sastravelperu.com or Skype us: sas.travel.info or sas.travel.
  • FINAL PAYMENT: The remaining balance needs to be paid at your arrival to Cusco in US$ Dollars cash or Peruvian soles (Exchange rate 2.90 Soles for US$1). Payments with credit / debit cards are accepted with a commission of 5%, Travelers' cheques with 3% only at our Office in Cusco. Full payment of Package in advance will be with 5% extra.
  • Travel Insurance: We recommend you to obtain a personal Travel Insurance, including Medical Problems, Baggage loss or damage. If you need help to find a travel Insurance Company please contact: Eg, Nomad Travel Insurances.

Terms & Conditions

  • Please send your flight arrival details (TIME / AIRLINE / FLIGHT #:/ DATE) to us once you have confirmed your flight, for your free pick up from the airport.
  • We need this information at least 3 days in advance.
  • Remember there is a pre-departure briefing with the guide at 7.00 pm the night
  • before the tour in your Hotel or our main Office Calle Garcilaso 270 near Plaza San Francisco Cusco.
  • Please read through these Conditions as you must also sign them in the office on your arrival to Cusco.
  • SAS TRAVEL -CUSCO PERU
  • Manu National Park Official Operator
  • MANU TOURS TERMS & CONDITIONS AND RESPONSABILITY.
  • 1.- YOU MUST ADVISE SAS TRAVEL OF ANY MEDICAL PROBLEMS OR ALLERGIES.
  • 2.- WE REQUIRE A FULL PAYMENT OF YOUR TOUR 3 DAYS BEFORE OF YOUR DEPARTURE.
  • 3- IF YOU BECOME ILL ON THE TOUR AND ARE UNABLE TO CONTINUE, ASSISTANCE WILL BE PROVIDED AS POSSIBLE TO ASSIST YOU BACK TO CUSCO. AIR LIFTS AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE ARE AT THE EXPENSE OF THE PASSENGER. NO REFUND ON ORIGINAL PAYMENT.
  • 4.- IF YOU CANCEL THE TOUR AFTER FULL PAYMENT HAS BEEN MADE DUE TO ILLNESS OR
  • CIRCUMSTANCES OUTSIDE THE RESPONSABILITY OF THE TOUR WE WILL ASSIST YOU WITH A DOCUMENT TO CERTIFY ILLNESS OR COMPLICATING CIRCUMSTANCES TO PRESENT FOR INSURANCE PURPOSES.
  • 5. A CANCELATION OF TOUR ONCE WE HAVE RECEIVED YOUR CONFIRMATION AND BOOKING DEPOSIT UP TO 6 WEEKS IN ADVANCE INCURS A LOSS OF US$ 300. BOOKING DEPOSIT IS NON REFUNDABLE.
  • 6.- IF CANCELLATION OCCURS WITHIN 6 WEEKS TO 2 WEEKS OF DEPARTURE INCURS A LOSS OF 60% OF TOTAL TOUR COST.
  • 7.- IF CANCELLATION OF TOUR WITHIN 2 WEEKS TO 4 DAYS OF DEPARTURE DATE INCURS A LOSS OF 80% OF TOTAL TOUR COST.
  • 8.- IF CANCELLATION OCCURS 1 WEEK BEFORE DEPARTURE 20% OF FULL PRICE CAN BE REFUNDED.
  • 9.- YOU ARE TOTALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR PERSONAL PROPERTY AND HIRED EQUIPMENT.
  • FINAL REMAINING BALANCE NEED TO BE PAID IN US$ DOLLARS OR PERUVIAN SOLES ( 3.00 SOLES FOR 1 US$ DOLLAR) 3% COMISSION IF YOU PAY WITH TRAVELLERS CHEQUES 5% COMISSION VISA CARD.
  • RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK:
  • 9.- SAS TRAVEL cannot accept responsibility for losses or additional expenses due to delay or changes in air or other services,, sickness, weather, strike, war, quarantine, bad conditions of the roads due the weather season or other causes. All such expenses will have to be borne by the passenger. You need travel insurance for all tours.
  • 10.- SAS TRAVEL will do everything possible to assure a safe and enjoyable trip but we will not accept any responsibility for damages, injuries, losses, expenses due to delays, for any cause whatsoever, this applies to any person or property in connection with any service we or our intermediaries provide, which result directly or indirectly from acts of God or forces mayor.
  • PLEASE NOTE: OUR PROGRAMS MAY VARY SLIGHTLY DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS, OR SO AS TO MAXIMIZE THE WILDLIFE SIGHTINGS DEPENDING ON THE REPORTS OF NATIVE GUIDES AND CURRENT INFORMATION.