We will drive up to San Salvador Lake (4,100m) on the way to Paucartambo village. Then we will arrive to Acjanaco pass where Manu National Park starts. After the pass we will probably start to see more species. Night in Cock of the Rock Lodge.
Target Species: Bearded Mountanier (E), Giant Hummingbird, Chestnut-Breasted Mountain-Finch (E), Giant Coot, Crested Duck, Andean Goose, Plumbeous Sierra-Finch, Ash-breasted Sierra-Finch, Andean Flicker, Puna Ibis, Hooded Siskin, Black Siskin, Band-tailed Seedeater, Peruvian Sierra-Finch, Slender-billed Miner, Creamy-crested Spinetail (E), Brow-Backed Chat-tyrant, Black-throated, Moustached, Masked Floweriercers, Tit-like Dacnis, Scarlet-bellied Mountain-Tanager and many others.
- DAY 6: Cock of the Rock Lek - Manu Road
Early visit the mytical Andean cock of the rock lek which we can see over 6 males displaying from a hide. Then we will spend the rest of the morning birding along the road. We will try in the afternoon to see Lyre-tailed Nighjar display before dusk. Night in Cock of the Rock lodge.
Target Species: Andean Cock of the Rock, Versicolored Barbet, Beryl-spangle, Safron-Crown, Golden Tanagers and Orange-eared, Yellow-throated, Slaty, Golden-naped, Paradise, Blue-necked, Bay-headed, Spotted Tanagers, Deep-blue Flowerpiercer, Three-stripe Warbler, Russet-crowned Warbler, Black-faced Bursh-finch, Golden-headed Quetzal, Crested Quetzal, Amazonian Umbrellabird, Wire-crested Thorntail, Speckled Hummingbird, Violet-headed Hummingbird, Peruvian Piedtail (E), Many-spotted Humminbird, Botted Raquetail and many others.
- DAY 7: Manu Road - Rufous-Crested Coquette
Early start birding drive on our way to Atalaya village for our short boat ride to Amazonia Lodge. After accomodation we will spend time on the hummingbird feeders and lodge surrounding for some other amazonian species. Night in Amazonia Lodge.
Target Species: Gray-mantled Wren, Mountain Foliage-Gleaner, Olive-Backed Woodcreeper, Stripe Threehunter, Scale-crested Pygmy-Tyrant, Inca Flycatcher(E), Marble-faced Bristle-Tyrant, Stripe-Chested Antwren, White-backed Fire-Eye, Black-eared Hemispingus, Yellow-breasted Antwren, Yungas Manakin, Yellow-throated, common Clorospingus, Dusky-Green Oropendola, Brown Tinamou, Rufous-tailed Tyrant, Chestnut-backed Antshrike, Unicolores Antshrike, Andean Motmot, Rufescent Screech-Owl, Blue-naped Clorophonia, Yellow-breasted Antbird, Black-streaked Puffbird and many others.
- DAY 8: Parrot Clay Lick - Horned Screamer
We will visit one morning a small parrot clay lick where we need to be there at dawn. This place is located at 20 minutes by boat down stream, where parrots and parakeets arrive only early morning. Them we will visit Machu Huasi a small river with some floating boat raft made from balsa wood. After lunch we will do some birding the along the forest for some extra species. Night in Amazonia Lodge.
Early morning we will try to visit the canopy tower for macaws, tamagers and other species found along the upper hill forest for extra species. Then we will back to our lodge for lunch. After lunch we will back to manu road for some missing species before and explore better the mountain forest up to 3,000 m where is located our last lodge in the most birdiest road in the planet. Night in Wayqecha Station.
After breakfast we will explore along the mountain forest for several mixed flocks and target species. And late afternoon we will try to do some owling. Dinner and Overnight in Wayqecha.
Target species: Hooded Mountain-Tanager, Scarlet-bellied Mountain-Tanager, Golden-collared Tanager, Grass-Green Tanager, Chestnut-bellied Mountain-Tanager, Gray-breasted Mountain-Tanager, Plushcap, Slaty-backed Chat-tyrant, Barred Fruiteater, Inca Flycatcher(E), Marcapata Spinetail (E), Red and white Antpitta (E), Capped Conebill among many others.