During the tour we entered a cold climate to a hot jungle. This route shows many typical jungle vegetation where tourists will be immersed in a world of adventure and will see different natural attractions.
This Salkantay trek takes you around the stunning Mount Salkantay, which is the second largest mountain in Cusco region (6,277m / 20,577ft). On This Trek, you will enjoy the spectacular views of the snowcapped peaks such as: Salkantay Mountain and Humantay mountain range.
The Salkantay is a snowy mountain whose name translated from Quechua would mean ‘Wild Mountain’. This summit is known as ‘Apu’ (‘Lord’) for its majesty and elevation.
The Manu River is the place of the highest biological concentrations on the planet, with 19,098 km2, which is why Unesco named it a World Heritage Site of the Biosphere Reserve for more than 40 years.
The Manu National Park is a protected natural space located in the southeast of Peru, located in the departments of Madre de Dios and Cusco, in the provinces of Manu and Paucartambo. With a territory of 1,532,806 hectares, it is divided into three large areas:
200 million years ago dinosaurs and pterosaurs were the dominant reptiles on the planet. They were part of the group of archosaurs, to which crocodiles and alligators also belong, who are considered close relatives of these gigantic prehistoric reptiles. INFORMATION OF MANU TOURS:
Located in the jungle of the departments of Cusco and Madre de Dios, the Manu National Park represents the greatest natural treasure in Peru, due to the number of species it houses and the diversity of ecosystems it protects. Manu is one of the few wild areas in the world where animals abound and live in a totally natural state.
Among the natural wonders that the Manu National Park offers, a natural area protected by the State for 45 years and in 1987 declared a Natural World Heritage Site, its fauna stands out as one of its greatest exponents of otorongo or jaguar.
After an early breakfast we continue with our minibus: we pass the village of Pilcopata and cross the river of the same name to get to the small port of Atalaya (600 m). On the way we stop for some walks to observe birds also we stop an animal rescue station and to look for orchids. Before reaching Atalaya we enjoy
The Ronsoco is the largest rodent, weighing from 35 to 66 kg and with a length of approximately 1.2 m. Females of this species are slightly larger than males. Its coat is thick and thin, and is reddish brown on most of the body,