In 1901, the Peruvian Government created a committee to explore the nation’s rainforest. Don Juan Villalta
The Manu National Park covers 1,532,860 hectares, and the Manu Reserved Zone another 260,000 hectares
The Manu Biosphere Park consists of two zones: the Manu National Park, which can only be entered
often referred to as the Cultural Zone, although this is no official protection for this area.