Accommodation, Amazon Basin

Manu Tented Camp

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Manu Tented Camp lies just across the Manu River from the largest and most beautiful of Manu’s lakes.

It features spacious double occupancy, spacious tents with hinged doors and wooden floors. Each tent is fully screened, with a floor raised on wooden stilts to provide maximum ventilation, coolness and protection from flooding and insects. Each of the extra-long twin beds has a mosquito net, and a palm thatch roof completes the structure.

Manu Tented Camp also features an elevated, screened dining room with a wooden floor and a separate complex of shared hot-water showers and flush toilets. This is the most basic accommodation in the Manu Reserve but is located in one of the most important wildlife hotspots where there are frequent sightings of primates, giant otters and even jaguars. Staying there provides a visitor with a very raw and memorable rainforest experience.

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Facilities

The tented camp is basic due to its remote location, but has private walk-in tents, shared camp toilets and hot water showers. All the beds have mosquito nets.

Local Wildlife

Explore Cocha Salvador (a cocha is an oxbow lake) where excursions by boat often involve sightings of giant otter, black caiman, various macaws and parrots, and sometimes tapir and jaguar. All of 13 monkey species are found in the surrounding forest and sightings of up to 9 of these species are common.

John Melton

Area Specialist

If you have any questions regarding our Peru tours, please feel free to contact me on +44 (0)1803 866965

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