PROGRAM PAMPAS AND RAINFOREST

(RURRENABAQUE)

Rurrenabaque is a safe option for tourists who want to experience and enjoy the nature with a fairly warm climate where the flora is lush, multicolored and where the variety of plants has practically no limits, this is the jungle of Rurrenabaque with a large ecosystem to offer to the visitor who venture here and wish to coexist with nature in the jungle.

DAY 01: FLIGHT LA PAZ – RURRENABAQUE AND CONNECTION TO THE JUNGLE (MADIDI NATIONAL PARK).
AM. Pick up from your hotel/hostel in the city of La Paz and transfer to the airport.
AM. La Paz - Rurrenabaque flight. (Duration of the flight is 45 minutes).
Arrival to Rurrenabaque and transfer to the office and free time until departure.
09:00am Depart Rurrenabaque to Madidi National Park by boat, sail upstream on the Beni and Tuichi rivers for approximately 3 hours. After an hour of travel, we will cross the Cañón del Bala to enter the famous Madidi National Park. Our boats are equipped with comfortable seats, life jackets, roof.
10:30am Arrival at Caquiahuara, where we will have a short walk to observe macaws and parrots in a natural wall of nesting at noon we will arrive at the lodge in Madidi Jungle to our accommodation. Later we will have lunch and a short break. Afterwards we will have a walk along the Tareche trail, this trail will lead us towards the Aguapolo River, a place where you'll see the second wall of nesting macaws and parrots. This activity will allow us to know and feel pure rainforest in the Madidi Park. It is possible to observe during this tour species of birds, wild pigs and different species of monkeys. At the end of the afternoon we will go to the natural viewpoint Tuichi, where you can enjoy the sunset. Then return to the Ecolodge.
19:30pm Dinner in the dining room of the Ecolodge.
20:00pm After dinner we will have two activity options:
Option 1: To take a night walk to observe the wildlife of the rainforest. This activity is ideal for the mysterious sound of the forest produced by a variety of nocturnal species.
Option 2: Attend a talk on the history of the indigenous community of San José de Uchupiamonas and Madidi Park.
Included: Transfer hotel - airport, Flight ticket La Paz – Rurrenabaque, Tour to the Jungle (Shared Transport, complete meals, guide) + accommodation at lodge.

DAY 02: TOUR IN THE JUNGLE "MADIDI NATIONAL PARK” – PM RETURN TO RURRENABAQUE
07:30am: Breakfast at the Ecolodge.
08:00am: We begin a walk by path Mapajo, accompanied by a local guide we will have the opportunity to discover and interpret deep rainforest. Our guides have ancestral knowledge and combine it with scientific knowledge, achieving a perfect interpretation of the complex ecosystem on the planet, the topics are medicinal plants, trees-wood, ecological processes and the behavior of animals. Afterwards we return to the lodge for lunch and by the afternoon we return to Rurrenabaque.
We recommend you stay attentive during the trip, the boat ride is often an opportunity to observe caimans, Capybaras, birds and with a lot more luck to see the famous jaguar. The return boat trip takes two hours. Arrival and accommodation in the hotel.
Hotel: Provided room with private bathroom and breakfast.
Included: Boat, breakfast, lunch, guide and hotel in Rurrenabaque.

Day 03: TOUR TO THE RESERVE OF PAMPAS OF THE YACUMA RIVER.
09.00am: After breakfast departure from Rurrenabaque to Santa Rosa del Yacuma by jeep for approximately 04 hours until arriving to the Yacuma River on the journey you will be able perceive the diverse species of birds and animals.
13:00 pm approximately you will arrive to the Yacuma port where you will find your first campsite, here we will provide lunch as well as time to rest. After lunch, we continue travelling through the river for about three hours on a motor boat taking the opportunity to take photographs of the surrounding habitats as well as the diverse wildlife, reaching the final campsite within the afternoon hours you will receive accommodation at a shared lodge.
Once settled, dinner will be provided and after we will enjoy the natural beauty of the Beni Pampas, going out on a nocturnal boat ride you´ll be able see the glimmering eyes of alligators and other nocturnal amphibians which are hard to spot during daylight.
Included: Shared Transport, complete meals, guide + accommodation at lodge (shared).

DAY 04: TOUR TO PAMPAS – PM RETURN TO RURRENABAQUE.
This day we will leave very early to go to watch the sunrise and enjoy the singing of the birds and monkeys and other animals that will be waking up to accompany us with there songs and sounds to see this heavenly Sunrise. Then will return to the lodge to have breakfast and thenwe will go to a special place to observe pink dolphins to photograph them and be able to swim alongside them, there is no risk the dolphins are very friendly with people, after enjoying this activity, we will go to a place where you can fish for piranhas, if you are lucky and catch some Piranha fish. After our visit we return to the camp to have lunch and then collect our backpacks and take the return boat by the Yacuma river up to Santa Rosa where we will take the transport back to Rurrenabaque. On arrival accommodation at the Hotel in Rurrenebaque.
Included: Shared boat, breakfast, lunch, guide, transport to Rurrenabaque and Hotel.

Day 05: FLIGHT RURRENABAQUE - LA PAZ.
Breakfast in the hotel and at indicated time transfer to the airport
AM: Flight Rurrenabaque – La Paz.
Included: Breakfast and transfer out, Flight ticket Rurrenabaque - La Paz airport.

NOTE: Does not include entrance fee to the protected areas of the jungle or Pampas.

Recommendations on what to pack (Clothes adapted for the moisture for a tropical climate).

  • Long sleeve shirts if it is possible cotton (for the protection from the mosquitoes and the sun).
  • Long pants (for the protection from the mosquitoes and the sun), thick jeans are not advisable
  • Shorts.
  • Light windproof jacket.
  • 2 pairs of sneakers.
  • A pair of sandals
  • Swim suit.
  • Rain poncho. (In rainy season: November – March)
  • Pairs of socks.
  • Sun Glasses
  • Sun block.
  • Repellent for mosquitoes (Spray)
  • Cap (Hat)
  • Lantern.
  • Towel.
  • Personal first-aid kit.

INFO: We recommend you have the yellow fever vaccination for this expedition

For more information and prices contact us at
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