Andean Cock-of-the-rock Manu The Manu Biosphere Reserve is a UNESCO World Heritage
Site designated to protect the globally important Amazon
rainforest in and around Manu National Park, southeastern
Facts Elevation: 400 m Weather in late Sept: 38 °C / 19°C Founded: 1968 Area: 17,162.95 sq km Geography: It includes diverse ecosystems such as lowland rainforests, cloud forests and Andean grasslands. The park is divided into different areas: the restricted use zone, the reserved zone, the recuperation zone and the cultural zone. Survival Tips 1. Wearing long sleeves to prevent mosquitos bite 2. Put down the mosquito net before dust 3. Always keep a safe distance of 2 meters with snakes 4. Make a lot of noise and stand tall when encounter big cats e.g. jaguar and puma 5. Never touch any trees as there might be sharp spikes 6. Do not stand on or near ant nest 7. Run when wasps/ hair cutting bee attack Packing Check-list for a 5 days trip 1. Clothing: T-shirts short & long sleeves, Cotton Shirts…
Da Nang It is a coastal city in central Vietnam known for its sandy beaches and history as a French colonial port. Facts Elevation: 12m Weather in Sept: 23-34° Currency: Vietnam Dong / VDN Population: 1.35 million (3rd largest city in Vietnam) Area: 1,285.4 sq km Languages: Vietnamese Geography: It is located on the Eastern Sea coast, midway between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Get around 1. Taxi trip around should not cost more than 35,000 VND. 2. 5 local bus lines. Ticket price is 5,000 VND per ride. 3. Bicycle renting is 4-50,000 VND per day.
Packing list Clothes: hat, bikinis, dress, top, shorts , socks, sunglasses, underwear, bags Shoes: walking, beach and evenings Important documents: passport, tickets, credit cards, money, visa Electronic: camera, phone, chargers, adaptors Toiletry kit: cream, sun cream, mosquito repellent, aftersun lotion/ aloe gel, alcohol gel, contact lens Other: Medicine kit, book, umbrella, beach ball, board game, flamingo