Manu is an amazonian paradise where nature seems to be blessed by the mystery of time. This Amazonian Reserve has the greatest biological biodiversity on the planet; This natural jewel is full of flora, fauna and exuberant landscapes.
Manu National Park is one of the largest protected areas in the world, with an extension of 1'716,295.22 hectares (4,241,057.85 acres). Manu National Park is important because it protects various zones or ecological levels ranging from 300 to 4,000 meters above sea level (984 to 13,123 feet). Manu Jungle has steep mountains that give rise to an endless number of small and wide valleys; as well as a fabulous cloud forest in the high jungle, which ends when the Amazon plain begins. Thanks to this and much more, Manu National Park has one of the highest levels of biodiversity in the world. Manu National Park is a Mega-diverse place!
Manu National Park is an Amazonian paradise, which is located in the south east of Peru, in the departments of Cusco (Province of Paucartambo) and Madre de Dios (Province of Manu). The objective of Manu National Park is to protect a large sample of the biological diversity of the Amazon; likewise, it aims to promote tourism based on culturally acceptable ecological conservation criteria. Manu National Park seeks to promote and facilitate research, to contribute to the preservation of natural heritage and the protection of cultural diversity (self-determination of indigenous peoples). Manu National Park is surrounded by reserves of great importance for the conservation of flora, fauna and ethnic groups: Kugapakori, Nahua, the Megantoni National Sanctuary and the Amarakaeri Communal Reserve.
We organize Manu National park tours in the Cultural and Reserved Areas of this park; The Restricted Area (Intangible Zone), is not allowed to normal tourist activities; it is intended for scientific study and research.
Manu National Park has had the status of Biosphere Reserve granted by UNESCO since 1,977 and later in 1,987 it was declared as a World Heritage Site.
Some of the representative species of Manu National Park:
Up to 250 varieties of trees have been found on a single hectare!
Peru holds the world record for the number of bird species seen in a single day without the help of motorized vehicles, with 331 birds in Cocha Cashu, within Manu National Park. This record was set by Ted Parker and Scott Robinson in 1,982 and has yet to be broken.
According to the Guinness Book, the tropical forests of the Amazon is the place with the highest concentration of unexplored tribes. Today there are only about 100 uncontacted tribes in the world. More than half of them live in the tropical region of the Amazon on the territory of Peru and Brazil.
The Manu National Park consists of three parts for the organization of tourist circuits:
All this and more make Manu National Park one of the best destinations for adventure and nature tourism...
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