Manu National Park
Manu National Park -Why choose here?
The Manu National Park is a hidden treasure of the Peruvian Amazon. It is located between Puerto Maldanado and the city of Cusco that is the ruins of Machu Picchu, The Manu Park is a wonderful place to observe wildlife in its natural habitat with a great variety of birds, Mammals, Medicinal plants where one explores the Manu River around it with an extensive flora and fauna. Elevations in the park range from 500 to 14,000 feet (150-4,200 m) where one can see different biospheres and ecological floors from the cloud forest to the mountain peaks. It is a unique place that is protected and recognized worldwide, its incomparable natural wealth, hosting the largest amount of flora and fauna where the Andes and the Amazon of the Peruvian Amazon are found.
Amazon Manu Park .
Manu National Park Why choose here?
why it is considered one of the largest and richest Nature Reserves in the World that allows contact with nature in its most primitive and wild state The Manu National Park is a hidden treasure inhabited by great diversity of species that were never seen according to the applied studies . It is located between Puerto Maldonado and Machu Picchu, this wonderful place with a lot of wildlife in its natural habitat, where you can see varieties of Birds such as (El Gallito de las Rocas) that is in extinction and the prehistoric bird the Hoatzin, Turtles, Monkeys , Capybaras, Tapir, Sloth Bear, White Cayman, Dwarf Crocodile, River Otter with the luck to see the king of the jungle (Jaguar) and explore the Manu river that is within the manu reserve between the cochas – Salvador and Otorongo . Elevations in the park range from 500 to 14,000 feet (150-4,200 m, s, n, m) these species live
on different ecological and biosphere floors up to the mountain peaks. It is a unique place with a rich cultural heritage, where the Andes and the Amazon Manu National Reserve of Peru meet.
Manu Biosphere National Park .
Manu Park is found with elevations of 150 m and 4,200 m, s, n, m, which encompasses an astonishing variety of micro climates and with a number of plant and animal species. As the studies that researchers continue to find an infinity of flora and fauna undiscovered even after decades of intense research. it offers wonderful countries and different species that inhabit from cloud forests to lowland rainforests and virgin forests.
Manu National Park is one of the most protected and recognized natural areas in the world, its incomparable natural wealth, as it houses the largest amount of flora and fauna of the Peruvian Amazon and the world,
Best time to visit the jungle of peru amazon
Amazonian rainforest of Peru where the rains are reproduced at any time of the year. The seasons of the rainy season in the jungle of Peru start from the months of December to March. From May to October it is dry and warm.
Climate of the Manu Park .
The extreme topography of the Manu Reserve creates many and multiple microclimates because it has different ecological levels. as areas of lower elevation they are warmer with average temperatures of 35 C during the day and 25 C at night. In the higher elevation areas of this Manu National Reserve, temperatures are generally cooler in this natural area. Expect warm temperatures during the day and cool nights from this Manu Park Reserve.
Temperatures can generally drop after heavy rains, reaching as low as 10 C (50 F). Another meteorological phenomenon, called “surazo” or “friaje”, which occurs when the polar winds of Patagonia that sweep the mountains and enter the tropical jungle of the Amazon. Temperatures can be as low as 8 C (46 F).
Highlight of Amazonia del Peru Manu National Reserve
Data of the National Reserve of the Manu National Park.
- That covers the entire basin of the Manu River where it joins with the Madre de Dios River loses the name of the Manu River.
• Manu Park That extends through the eastern Andes and mountain ranges and cloud forest more cone (Ajanacu or San Pedro) and the Amazon basin (virgin and lowland tropical forest) of this Amazon natural reserve.
• 2,000 to 5,000 species of native and medicinal plants, including 250 species of giant trees that developed in this Amazon rainforest.
• More than 1500 species of vertebrates, including 250 species of mammals and 1850 species of birds, 80 species of reptiles, 77 species of amphibians that inhabit this natural area of the Peruvian Amazon.
• 1,450 species of butterflies registered in this Manu reserve .
- 15 species of primates that live in this nature reserve in Manu Park.
• Rare species: Giant river otter, giant armadillo that lives in this tropical jungle, jaguars better known as the king of the jungle, puma, wild cat of the jungle and Andean Mountain Cat.
• There are the petroglyphs of Pusharo, which are pre-Inca, better known as Paititi, which has a long history of indigenous settlements and the Incas.
• Communities Amazonico, Huacaria, Shintuya, Palota, Shipiteare, Amarakaire, Yanayacu Diamante, Matsigenga, Piros, Huachipeiras, mainly along the Madre de Dios River and the Manú River are these communities and they are the main tributaries of this national reserve del manu del manu.
Boca Manu (Manu National Reserve) .
Boca Manu is the main meeting point of the 2 most important rivers of the Manu reserve as Rio Madre de Dios / Rio Manu, Boca Manu is a small town and has a small airport especially for planes and charters.
Travelers by land and boat with outboard from Puerto Maldonado or Puerto Atalaya perform pardas.
Limonal Manu National Reserve.
It is the main post of the Manu Reserve where all travelers have to register with their passport photocopies to enter the Manu park.