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Rurrenabaque Bolivia Amazon Tour
Madidi Park and Pampas del Yacuma in 4 days from Rurrenabaque
Explore the immense biodiversity of the Amazon rainforest and stay in an ecolodge with this 4-day guided tour of Madidi Park and Pampas del Yacuma.
Rurrenabaque Bolivia Amazon Tour: get lost in the heart of the Bolivian Amazon and enjoy unusual landscapes and ecosystems. Live a unique experience staying in an ecolodge that is part of a rural tourism project run by a native community and soak up their culture. Navigate its rivers, walk through the jungle, and discover all the secrets of one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world with a native guide.
Are you ready to live in the Rurrenabaque jungle? 🐒
- Food (with vegetarian options)
- Mineral water
- Experienced bilingual guide (Spanish / English)
- Camping equipment (sleeping bag - mattress and mosquito net)
- Accomodation: 1 night in Camping and 2 nights in Lodge
- Breakfast of the first day
- Access to Madidi (200 Bolivian pesos/person)
- Access to Pampas (150 Bolivian pesos/person)
👩👩👦👦 Small group: 6 travelers.
The 4 days tour through the jungle of Rurrenabaque is done only in small groups of 6 travelers with 1 guide. For the boat transfers, you can take up to 10 travelers in the Madidi area and up to 8 in Pampas.
DAY 1 Boat route - Madidi National Park
Pick up and boat trip on the Beni and Tuichi Rivers
After picking up all the travelers, we will start at 8:30 AM a boat trip on the Beni and Tuichi rivers, a 3-hour trip during which we will enjoy the incredible scenery as we enter the Madidi National Park.
At noon, we will arrive at our lodge where we will be welcomed with an exotic fruit juice, and we will settle into our rooms and later have lunch together.
Walk through the jungle
In the afternoon we will make our first excursion to the jungle, a walk through an ecological trail where we will discover the flora of the place and our guide will explain its uses in traditional medicine, handicrafts, and construction.
We will also be able to observe some species of monkeys, wild boars, birds, and many insects. We will return to the lodge for dinner and rest until the next day.
DAY 2 Monumental trees - Farallón de las Parabas - Rafting
Farallon de las Parabas
We will have breakfast at 7:00 AM. and hike for three hours. During the walk, we will see monumental trees and the exuberant nature of the area. We will arrive at an area known as “El Farallon de las Parabas”, where we will observe macaws, parrots and other birds as well as contemplate the impressive view of the Amazon and the rivers that flow in this place.
Rafting and traditional activities
We will continue our adventure on the Tuichi River, where we will build a rustic log raft to navigate for 2 hours until we reach our lodge. But don't worry, if you prefer to continue by boat you can also do it. Upon arrival, we will have lunch and rest, and in the afternoon we will be able to choose between different activities such as sport fishing or a traditional handicraft workshop until dinner time.
DAY 3 Transfer to the lodge in Santa Rosa - Yacuma river and pink dolphins
Trip to Santa Rosa
We will wake up early and have breakfast to start our way to our new lodge. We will arrive in Rurrenabaque at 8:30 PM and there the car will be waiting for us to take us to Santa Rosa. During the trip we will see sloths, anteaters, toucans and other animals.
Yacuma River and pink dolphins
At noon, we will take the boat for a 20-minute ride to our lodge. Upon arrival, we will settle into our rooms, have lunch together and have time to rest.
In the afternoon we will go boating on the Yacuma River, where we can admire the wildlife that inhabits this area of the river: lizards, caimans, birds, capybaras, turtles, etc. We will also arrive in an area where we will be able to see pink dolphins and swim near them.
DAY 4 Sunrise in the jungle and return to Rurrenabaque
Sunrise in the jungle
To contemplate the sunrise we will wake up at 5:00 a.m. and go out to witness the sunrise and appreciate the sounds of the jungle, since during this time of the morning all the birds and howler monkeys are at their most active.
Return to Rurrenabaque
We will return to the lodge for breakfast and continue the morning with a boat ride on the Yacuma River until we reach a suitable place to walk and look for the impressive anaconda. During our tour the fauna is still present, and we will be able to see birds, capybaras, caimans, turtles and other animals.
We will return to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon we will take the vehicle that will take us back to Rurrenabaque, where our Rurrenabaque Bolivia Amazon Tour will come to an end.
What to bring to Rurrenabaque Bolivia Amazon Tour
- Insect repellent
- Long-sleeved and short-sleeved t-shirts (to prevent insect bites)
- Cotton pants
- Trekking footwear trekking
- Refillable water bottle
Where does the tour Rurrenabaque Bolivia Amazon Tour start
⭐ The tour includes pick-up at the airport or the city of Rurrenabaque upon arrival and transfer to the lodge. As well as transfer back from the lodge to the same points at the end of the tour.
✈ The fastest and most comfortable way to get to Rurrenabaque is by plane from the city of La Paz. The flight takes 25 minutes and is operated by Ecojet Airlines on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 8:30 am.
🚌 If the flight schedules do not fit into your travel itinerary, you can also reach Rurrenabaque from La Paz by bus. The overland trip takes approximately 12-15 hours (440 km). We recommend the Flota Yungueña bus company for comfort and safety, although you will need to go to their office to purchase a ticket. These buses leave daily from 03:00 PM.