Amazon Rainforest, Peru

The Macaw Kingdom

Macaw Clay Lick

Plan your birdwatching adventure at Blanquillo Clay-Lick today and explore the wonders of Manu National Park!

Located deep within the Amazon rainforest, the Blanquillo Clay-Lick is a natural wonder that attracts visitors worldwide. Each morning, as mist clears and sunlight filters through the canopy, vibrant macaws, parrots, and other bird species converge at the clay-lick to indulge in its mineral-rich clay. This creates a breathtaking spectacle against the backdrop of the rainforest’s greenery.

The Blanquillo Clay-Lick is essential for the birds’ health, providing vital minerals that aid digestion and supplement their diet. For ornithologists and bird enthusiasts, it offers an unparalleled opportunity to observe these magnificent creatures up close. The air resonates with their melodious calls, creating a captivating symphony of sounds echoing through the jungle.

Guided by our expert local guides, visitors can learn about the birds’ unique behaviors, feeding habits, and ongoing conservation efforts. A visit to the Blanquillo Clay-Lick is not just an adventure but an educational journey into the biodiversity and conservation of the Amazon rainforest.

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    Safaris in Manu National Park

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    This program adds up one extra night to our best-selling Manu Express. Depart from either Cusco or Puerto Maldonado. Expedition specially recommended for families with kids over the age of 10, who are very keen on the natural world!

    Our short and sweet tour. Spend 4 days and 3 nights in the deep amazon jungle, visiting all of our world-famous attractions. A great way to compliment your travels to Cusco and the Sacred Valley.

    For hardcore naturalists and birdwatchers! Spend a couple of days travelling the altitudinal gradient of the famous Manu Road, and finish with 4 days of uninterrupted attractions at the Tambo Blanquillo Private Nature Reserve.

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