Manu National Park is a blessed place because it has the greatest biodiversity on the planet. This fascinating Amazonian paradise is full of beautiful landscapes, exuberant flora and fauna.
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Much of the area of Manu National Park is an indigenous territory, inhabited by native communities that live in harmony with nature and that still maintain their ancestral customs and traditions alive. Among them are: Matsiguenka, Amahuaca, Yine, Amarakaeri, Huachipaire, Nahua among others; there are also indigenous populations in voluntary isolation called uncontacted (Mashco piros); In addition, in the Manu, around 30 rural communities live in the Quechua language as their mother tongue. The Manu also has a cultural richness; as well as archaeological sites that have not yet been studied.
Manu National Park was created on May 29th of 1973, and has an area of 1 716 295.22 hectares. This World Heritage, is one of the areas with the greatest biodiversity on the planet. Located in the south of Peru between the departments of Cusco (Kosñipata district - Paucartambo province,) and Madre de Dios (Fitzcarald and Manu districts - Manu province). It includes ranges or environments between the frigid punas that go above 4,000 masl. (Apu Canaqway), to the tropical lowland 300 meters above sea level. (Boca Manu), and covering the entire Manu River basin.
In the Amazon plain of the Manu river basin, there are areas prepared for tourist activity, with a high concentration of wild flora and fauna among them: Limonal, Brashco, Juárez, Otorongo, Salvador, Pakitza ... In all areas of the There are 221 species of mammals, such as the otorongo (Jaguar), the sachavaca (Tapir), the sajino, the deer, the ronsoco, maquisapa, the black lizard, the river wolves, among others. Among the birds that stand out are: the harpy eagle, the cock of the rocks, the jabiru, the pink spatula, the jungle goose ...
All this and more makes the Manu National Park one of the best destinations for nature tourism...
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