Arrival in Cusco, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
To reach Manu, you can drive through the Sacred Valley or fly. Driving takes more time, but you have a more intimate view of the changing landscape.
From Cusco, the drive to Cock of the Rock Lodge near Manu National Park takes ~11 hours with stops. The drive offers wildlife viewing along the way as you pass through high elevation cloud forest.
Cock of the Rock Lodge is a stopping point along the way to Manu Wildlife Center. The following photos were taken near the lodge.
Cocha Salvador Oxbow Lake.
Manu Tented Camp.
Arrival at Manu Wildlife Center.
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