Jungle

Jungle

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Jungle

PRICE: 240 USD

JUNGLE 3D&2N

Day 1. Meet up at the office at 9.00am and you will be escorted to the boat to embark on jounrey of around 3.5 up the Beni River to teh El Tacural Lodge. Upon arrival there will be some time to relax in a hammock and the group will be served lunch. In the afternoon, once the miday heat subsides a little, you will be taken on some of the jungle trails by your guide where you will learn about the enviroment and look for animals such as monkies, peccaries,capybaras and a variety of birds. Dinner is served back at the lodge and afterwards the group will go on a night walk to witness the noctural wildlife and listen to the many sounds of the jungle.

Day 2. Today after breakfast the groups visits an area known as Caquiawara. here we will find a clay lick where we can observe parrots and macaws. You will have great views of these birds from an observation platform and hopefully some good photo opportunities. We return to the lodge for lunch and relaxation before we try our hand at fishing in the afternoon. Your guide will take you to a lake or on the Tuichi river for this activity where yu may catch a variety of different kind of fish including surubí pintado, pacú blanco, mamuri, surubí atigrado, and sábalo. Alternatively we can also swim in the Tuichi River or hike again in the rainforest

Day 3. This morning the group will go for a hike in the Madidi national park jungle and your guide will demonstrate the medicinal usage of a number of plants species, including natural remedies for colds, fever, cuts and other illnesses. Upon return to the lodge you will be taught to make some small handicrafts from materials we will have gathered in the jungle – making yourself a great souvenir! After lunch yu can relax in the hammocks for the final time before we set off by boat again to rurrenabaque arriving approximately 5pm.

INCLUDED:

  • Transportation in motor canoe,
  • Guide – English and Spanish-speaking,meals ,
  • Accommodation in lodges – mosquito nets,
  • Beds with basic mattress, sheet/cover.

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Madidi National Park entrance fee – 200 Bs, water
  • Extra beverages,
  • Breakfast on first day, dinner on last day

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Wide-brimmed hat (covering the neck)
  • Boots with track for the tours (they will provide water boots if necessary and required by passengers)
  • Long-sleeved shirts, long pants
  • Headlamp (In case you need to take night pictures, since the shelter will provide only hand-held flashlights)

 

PRICE: 420 USD

JUNGLE&PAMPAS 5D&4N

Day 1. You will be picked up from you accommodation or from the airport and taken to the office for a short briefing (pickup from the airport is also included if arriving the day before). The tour starts at around 09.00, when you will be taken to visit a community dedicated to the making of sugar cane honey where you get to taste the delicious sugar cane juice and see the community lifestyle. On the boat ride through the Beni and Tuichi rivers you’ll get to see the incredible views such as the Bala Canyon. On the way to the Mashaquipe lodge we’ll get a fruit juice as welcome. After lunch you will make a walk thru specially designed roads, to watch animals like monkeys, wild pigs, and learn about nature.

Day 2. You will wake up at 5am to start a walk in the surroundings of the lodge. A concert of screaming monkeys and a variety of birds that welcome the new day. After breakfast, you will visit the Tacana culture’, where you get to make handcrafts, peel rice in a mortero (tacu) or practice with the traditional bow and arrow. In the afternoon, after lunch, you have the option to camp in the deep of the forest instead of returning to the lodge. This is a very interesting activity, since it allows you to have a closer encounter with nature, and watch animals like screaming monkeys, a wide variety of birds, etc. At night, if you like, you can take a short walk with possibilities of seeing big armadillos, snakes, tapirs, and hear jaguars and pumas roaring.

Day 3. After breakfast you’ll visit the Farallon of the Macaws, place for nesting and feeding of guacamayos and parrots. It is also one of the best places to watch and enjoy the beautiful view of the Amazonian forest. Also you will have the opportunity to build a ‘’callapo’’, raft of the Amazonian tribes, and sail back in it to the lodge, where you’ll have lunch. In the afternoon you will be able to choose among different activities, like visiting an indigenous family, to see their way of life in the middle of the forest, sport fishing of catfish, and, and sailing to watch the sunset.

Day 4. This time you get up at 6 to have breakfast, return to Rurrenabaque and from there go to Santa Rosa in a comfortable jeep. On the way to Santa Rosa we get to see sloths, ant eaters, birds, and others. Around noon we get to our ecolodge where you will have lunch. In the afternoon, after a break, you’ll go sailing on the Yacuma river, where you get to see, enjoy and take pictures of lizards, caymans, birds, capibaras, turtles, etc. Before going back you get to swim with beautiful pink dolphins that live in this heavenly place.

Day  5. You get up at 5 am to watch the sunrise and listen to the pampa awakening, a concert of screaming monkeys and different birds. We have breakfast and then go sailing in the Yacuma river, searching for the adequate place to find the impressive anaconda, which we get to see birds, capibaras, caymans, turtles, and other animals. After lunch we return to Rurrenabaque arriving in mid-afternoon – you will get dropped off at the airport if having a late flight on that same day.

INCLUDED:

  • Transportation in jeep and motor boats.
  • Pickup from the airport .
  • Guide – English and Spanish-speaking.
  • Meals (veggie options available if pre-requested).
  • 1 night camping, accommodation in dorms or private cabin lodges (single, double or triple) with private bathrooms in Pampas.
  • Shared bathroom in Madidi -Mosquito nets, beds, sheet/cover.
  • Dropoff at the airport if having a late flight the day the tour finishes.

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Entrance Fees to Madidi National Park – 200bs and Santa Rosa Protected Park – 150bs.
  • Extra beverages.
  • Breakfast on first day, dinner on last day.

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Wide-brimmed hat (covering the neck)
  • Boots with track for the tours (they will provide water boots if necessary and required by passengers)
  • Long-sleeved shirts, long pants
  • Headlamp (In case you need to take night pictures, since the shelter will provide only hand-held flashlights)

 

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