Birdwatching at the Manu National Park

The Manu National Park is one of the best places in the world for bird watching. The variety of ecosystems of this protected area makes it one of the places with the greatest diversity of species in the world, having 1025 species registered to this day, a number that represents 10% of all types of birds on earth. These figures and the various routes by land and by river through all  life zones convert the Manu in the best place for a birdwatcher. Continue reading Birdwatching at the Manu National Park

The Manu National Park

The Manu National Park is one of the most important natural areas of Peru due to its size and rich biodiversity. Manu is situated between Cusco and Madre de Dios, east of the Cordillera Oriental and encompasses many different ecosystems from up to 4,000 m.a.s.l. in the puna to 250 m.a.s.l. in the jungle, in an area of 1’716,295 hectares. Created in 1973, the park is also recognized by the UNESCO as a biosphere reserve, including the buffer zone to the protected area. Continue reading The Manu National Park