Manu Road 12 days

PERU BIRDING TOURS is designed for hard core birders , birders for life list and bird photografers. 

Enjoin with us the most popular road in the world: Manu road where easily you might see over 350 species.

There is a chance to combine with some short trips before or after the main trip:

In Lima: Villa Marshes/Pucusana (one day) and others - Lima Birding

In Cusco: Machu Picchu (two days), Condor site (One Day) and others: Birding in Cusco   


  • DAY 1: Arrive to Lima

 Arrive to Lima, we will pick you up and transfer to our hotel in Miraflores.

  • DAY 2: Flight to Cusco - Manu Road!

Morning flight to Cusco and our birding transportation will be waiting for us in cusco airport for birdng to Huacarpay Lake and them up the mountains to Salvador Lake (4,200 m) where we will enjoin the sceneary and birds only found at this particular elevation. Then we will drive to Acjanaco pass where Manu National Park starts where we will enjoin our box lunch then our birding time will be officialy in manu road where mixed flocks, mountain-toucan, tanagers shows out. Dinner and night in Cock of the rock Lodge.

  • DAY 3-4: Cock of the Rock Lek!

We will enjoin several males ans problably some females which we can see from a blind at dawn mainly. After this amazing time we will keep birding along the road looking for all  our target species. In Afternoon will be time to enjoin the hummingbird feeders infront the comedor and for the end of the day Lyred-tailed Nightjar roost. Then the second day will be full day birding for some missing species. Nights in CORL

  • DAY 5: Birding Bamboo forest

After breakfast we will have full morning birding for missing species on the way to our next birding lodge. There is a village Pilcopata where is the acces to Villa carmen station, after accomodation we will do some owling before dinner. Night in VC Station

  • DAY 6-7: Full days Birding

Early breakfast and spend some hours birding along the bamboo stand and other trails surroundings. After lunch we will keep explorig the trails and some owling before dinner. Nights in VC Station.

  • DAY 8: Trip to Rufous-crested Coquette

Early birding along Manu Road on the way to Atalaya Village for our boat trip downstream on the Alto Madre de Dios River to Amazonia lodge. This lodge has hummingbird feeders and for some tanagers species. After our accomodations some birding and owling before dinner. Night in AL

  •  DAY 9: Full Day Birding

Early birding up the hill forest and canopy tower where we can see tanagers, toucans and with some luck Military Macaws and White Hawk. in the afternoon we will explore the floodplain and lodge surrounding. Night in AL

  • DAY 10: Birding Back to Manu Road

We will visit a small Parrot Clay lick at dawn, where those birds meet early morning almost everyday, then if time permits we will try to check a place for Horned Screamer. Then we will back to Atalaya village to start our driving up to the mountain forest again where we can delay again the most birdiest road in the world. We will arrive late afternoon to our last lodge. Night in WS

  • DAY 11: Full day

Toady we will have a full day birding along the road and lodge surrounding for several mountains species. Night in   WS

  • DAY 12: Birding Back to Cusco

Early birding for some missing species and then we will start our birding back to Cusco. We will have a nice Dinner to celebrate our amazing birding time together. Night in Hotel

Have a great birding time!


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TOUR DATES From April to November with fixed and custom dates - TOUR CALENDAR
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT US$ 700.00 (we do not charge this; hotels and lodges do)
DOMESTIC FLIGHT US$ 500.00 - You can book yourself - LATAM - AVIANCA - STARTPERU
GROUP SIZE From 4 to 8 People
ACCOMODATION Confortable places with private toilet, hot water, WI-FI 
EASY OF BIRDING Easy to moderate with some challenging species
INCLUDE Hotel, lodges, full meals, soft drinks, train, entrance fee, private land and boat transport, driver and birding guide
NOT INCLUDE International / Domestic flights, any alcoholic drinks, laundry, phone calls, extra activities
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