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Rurrenabaque Bolivia Amazon 5-Day Tour
Madidi Park and Pampas del Yacuma in 5 days from Rurrenabaque
Discover the hidden secrets of Madidi Park and the Pampas del Yacuma with this 5 day guided tour from Rurrenabaque.
Rurrenabaque Bolivia Amazon 5-Day Tour: the most complete option to 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. 5 days to get lost in the heart of the Bolivian Amazon and enjoy unusual landscapes and ecosystems. You will 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 feel the jungle of Rurrenabaque? 👇
- Transfer to and from the airport
- Food (with vegetarian menu option)
- Mineral water
- Experienced bilingual guide (Spanish / English)
- Camping equipment (sleeping bag - mattress and mosquito net)
- Accomodation: 1 night in Camping and 3 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 5 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 ride - Madidi National Park
Pick up and navigate through Beni and Tuichi.
We will start the tour at 8:30 AM. heading to the community, where we will learn about the way of life in the jungle. During the boat trip on the Beni and Tuichi rivers, we will enjoy spectacular landscapes such as the Bala canyon. Around noon, we will arrive at our Eco lodge.
Hike through the jungle.
In the afternoon we will have a hike through the trails designed to observe wild animals such as monkeys, wild boars, birds, and many insects. We will learn all about the nature of the place, its fauna and flora.
DAY 2 Camping in the rainforest - Hike
Camping in the Amazon
We have breakfast at 7:30 a.m. and we will pack our backpacks, sleeping bag, mat, and mosquito net to spend a night camping in the jungle. We will walk for about 4 hours until we reach our refuge, where we will have lunch and time to rest.
Hike to the mountain of the birds
In the early afternoon, we will take a hike to the mountain where spectacular native bird species such as macaws and parrots nest. From there we will be able to observe these colorful birds, the unique landscape of the forest and the impressive sunset.
At night, we will have the possibility to take a short hike in search of armadillos, snakes, night monkeys, tapirs, nocturnal birds, etc. During the night, it is possible to hear the characteristic roar of the jaguar.
DAY 3 Navigation on the Tuichi River - Eco Lodge
Hike around the lodge
We will wake up at 5:00 a.m. to take a short hike around the lodge and enjoy the concerts of howler monkeys and birds that welcome the new day.
Tuichi River Boat Ride
At the Tuichi River, where we will build a raft made of logs like those of the indigenous people of the Amazon. With that raft or a normal boat if you prefer, we will descend the river. We will have lunch at the Eco Lodge and in the afternoon the guide will propose some group activities.
DAY 4 Transfer to the Lodge in Santa Rosa - Las Pampas and pink dolphins
Drive to Santa Rosa
We will wake up at 6:00 a.m. for breakfast, and then we will set off to Rurrenabaque, from where we will depart to Santa Rosa. During the trip we will be able to observe anteaters, sloths, and toucans among other animals. Around noon and after a short boat ride, we will arrive at our Eco Lodge, check in and have lunch.
Yacuma River and Pink Dolphins
After a well-deserved rest we will take a boat ride on the Yacuma River to observe lizards, caimans, birds, and turtles among others. Before returning to the lodge and depending on the time of the year, we will have the opportunity to swim with pink dolphins.
DAY 5 Sunrise in the Jungle - Searching the Anaconda - Rurrenabaque
Sunrise in the jungle
We will wake up at 5:00 a.m. to enjoy a unique sunrise and listen to the awakening of the Pampa, a concert of bird sounds and howler monkeys. At the end of the sunrise, we will have breakfast and go out again by boat on the Yacuma River.
In search of the Anaconda and return
We go back into the jungle in search of the impressive anaconda. During the tour we will observe birds, capybaras, caimans and turtles, among other beautiful animals. In the afternoon, after lunch, our transportation will take us to Rurrenabaque where we will put an end to our Rurrenabaque Bolivia Amazon 5-Day Tour.
What to bring to Rurrenabaque Bolivia Amazon 5-Day Tour
- Insect repellent
- Long-sleeved and short-sleeved t-shirt (to prevent insect bites)
- Cotton pants
- Footwear for trekking
- Reusable bottle
Where does the tour Rurrenabaque Bolivia Amazon 5-Day 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.