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Rurrenabaque Pampas Tour

Explore the pampas of the Bolivian Amazon on the banks of the Yacuma River

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3 days
Spanish / English
Starts: 8:30 a.m. at the airport or your accommodation in Rurrenabaque
Ends: 4:00 p.m. at the airport or your accommodation in Rurrenabaque
Flexible cancellation policy

During 3 days we will visit the Pampas del Yacuma, one of the treasures of the Bolivian Amazon. We will enjoy unique landscapes and ecosystems. We will stay in an Eco lodge that is part of a rural tourism project run by a native community. In the Rurrenabaque Pampas Tour, we will navigate through its rivers, walk through the jungle, have the opportunity to experience the sounds of nature, see birds, monkeys, caimans and even pink dolphins. Getting to know one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world is an unforgettable experience.

Do you want to know what awaits you? Keep on reading!

Tour details


  • Transfer to and from the airport
  • Food (with vegetarian option)
  • Mineral water
  • Experienced bilingual guide (Spanish / English)
  • Private room with bathroom
  • Transportation
  • Tour activities

Not included

  • Breakfast on the first day
  • Access to Pampas (150 Bolivian pesos/person)

Important information

👩‍👩‍👦‍👦 Small group: 6 travelers

The Rurrenabaque Pampas Tour is done only in small groups of 6 travelers with 1 guide. For boat transfers, you will be able to board up to 8 people.

Cancellation policy

You will receive a 80% refund of your booking if you cancel at least 15 days before the tour start date. After this time, or in case you do not show up, no refunds will be given.

Tour itinerary

DAY 1 Santa Rosa - Wildlife and sunset - Alligators

8 : 00 AM

Pick up and trip to the Yacuma Ecolodge

At 8:00 in the morning, our guide will start picking us up and the rest of the group to take us to Santa Rosa. During the trip do not stop looking out the window, we have just started, but we will be able to see the fauna of the jungle.

Around 12:00 PM, we will get on the boat and sail for 20 minutes until we arrive at the Yacuma Ecolodge. We will settle into our rooms and have lunch together.

Boat Trip Yacuma River

Hiking through the Amazon.

In the afternoon we will take a walk through the areas near the lodge, where we can see the local fauna: toucans, capuchin monkeys, anteaters, etc. To end the afternoon we will enjoy the impressive sunset. 

There is no better way to end the day than, after dinner, taking a boat trip to observe Alligators. From a distance the light of our guide's flashlight will reflect in their eyes.

Sunset from the Yacuma River

DAY 2 Yacuma River - Pink dolphins

7 : 30 AM

Navigation on the Yacuma River

Today is a day by boat. We will take a river boat and navigate the Yacuma River to observe the wildlife that inhabits the river bank. Keep an eye out for animals such as capybaras, caimans, lizards, turtles, dolphins, birds, and monkeys. I bet the pink dolphins have caught your attention, during the afternoon we will go out to see and swim near the dolphins.

Pink Dolphin in Pampas of Yacuma

DAY 3 Dawn in the Jungle - In search of the Anaconda - Rurrenabaque

5 : 30 AM

The sunrise of the Pampas of Yacuma

To make the most of the day, we will wake up at 5:30 AM. to see all the birds and monkeys at dawn, in one of their most active moments. We will return to the lodge for breakfast and leave again for a walk through the Pampa in search of the impressive anaconda.

Bird Pampas of Yacuma

Return to Rurrenabaque

We will return to the lodge for lunch together, but our Pampas Tour in Bolivia must come to an end. We will pick up our luggage and around 2:00 PM we will start our return to Rurrenabaque, arriving at 4:30 PM.

Sloth in Yacuma Jungle

What to bring to Rurrenabaque Pampas Tour

  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Long-sleeved shirts and long pants (to avoid insect bites)
  • Shirts and Shorts (for the time in the lodge)
  • Footwear for trekking(if possible waterproof)
  • Flip-flops
  • Swimwear
  • Personal hygiene products and medication
  • Photo camera
  • Flashlight
  • Refillable bottle
  • Towel

Where does the tour Rurrenabaque Pampas 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.

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