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6-Day Madidi and Pampas Amazon from La Paz

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    Day 1: La Paz Airport Drop-off - Flight to Rurrenabaque

    Today you will be picked-up from your accommodation to be transferred to La Paz Airport to catch a flight to Rurrenabaque, where there will be someone waiting for you to take you to your accommodation for check-in. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Rurrenabaque.

    Day 2: Boat Trip - Sugarcane Community - Eco-Lodge - Afternoon Walk (B,L,D)

    Set off on a boat trip along the Beni and Tuichi Rivers for approximately 3 hours until reaching a local community where the main economic activity is producing "miel de caña”. Have lunch and get a chance to rest in the hammocks. In the afternoon, take a nature walk along a jungle trail with a guide who will show you a variety of plants used by the local Tacana people. After returning to the lodge, enjoy your evening meal.

    Day 3: Morning Walk - Workshops - Jungle Camping - Night Walk (B/L/D)

    Wake up early at 5am this morning to take another walk along one of the trails near the lodge and experience the sound of the rainforest awakening. After breakfast at the eco-lodge you can participate in some workshops to learn about the local Tacana way of life. The activities may include how to craft rings and necklaces from natural jungle materials. After lunch embark on a 2 to 3-hour hike deep in the rainforest where you will see more animals and interesting plants if you’re lucky. Tonight instead of returning to the eco-lodge you will spend the night camping in a tent or under a mosquito net with a rain proof tarp. Dinner will be cooked on an open fire.

    Day 4: Farallon of the Macaws - Self Made Raft Sailing - Optional Activities (B,L,D)

    After breakfast you will visit the Farallon of the Macaws, a place for nesting and feeding of guacamayos and parrots. 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.

    Day 5: Jungle to Pampas - Sailing the Yacuma River - Swim with Pink Dolphins (B,L,D)

    Today you will wake up at 6am to have breakfast and return to Rurrenabaque. On arrival, meet with a jeep and travel for approximately 3 hours to Santa Rosa. Around noon you will reach “The Turtles” eco-lodge, where you will have lunch and enjoy some time to relax. In the afternoon go sailing on the Yacuma river. Before going back to the lodge, you might be able to swim with pink dolphins (depending on season).

    Day 6: Morning Yacuma River Sailing - Pampas to Rurrenabaque - Flight to La Paz (B,L)

    Wake up at 5 am this morning to watch the sunrise. After breakfast go sailing on the Yacuma river in search of the impressive anaconda. After the tour you will have a return boat ride to Santa Rosa harbour and a jeep ride back to Rurrenabaque airport to catch your return flight to La Paz.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotels in La Paz
    Departure Time
    Varies, based on arrival time of flight
    Duration
    6 days
    Return Details
    La Paz Airport
    Inclusions
    • La Paz airport drop-off
    • Roundtrip Flight: La Paz - Rurrenabaque - La Paz
    • Rurrenabaque airport pickup and drop-off
    • Accommodation: 1 Night in Rurrenabaque Hotel, 2 Nights in Madidi Lodge, 1 Night Camping in Madidi, 1 Night in Pampas Lodge
    • Meals: 5 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 4 Dinners (Vegetarian Option)
    • Transportation in Boats & Jeep
    • English and Spanish-speaking Guide
    • Visits as per Itinerary
    Exclusions
    • Entrance Fees: Madidi National Park (200bs), Santa Rosa Protected Park (150bs)
    • Other Meals & Drinks
    • Travel Insurance
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Since flights can be unreliable returning to La Paz, we recommend planning to leave La Paz at least two days after the trip ends in case flights from Rurrenabaque are delayed 24 hours
    • Accommodation in private cabin lodges (double or triple) with private bathrooms in Pampas, shared bathroom in Madidi - mosquito nets, beds, sheet/cover.
    • Vegetarian meals available, use Special Requirements field to notify us
    • Suggested Packing List: Comfortable walking shoes, swimsuit, towel, sun hat, sunblock, sunglasses, personal items, personal medications, small day pack, water bottle, camera, charger
    • This day to day itinerary is subject to change without prior notice according to climatic and river conditions.
    • Wildlife viewing is subject to climatic conditions and the wild nature of the animals. We cannot guarantee wildlife viewing while you are in the Amazon since it depends on the animals. During wet season chances of seeing animals greatly reduces as the river is high and animals tend to spread out among the pampas. Please also note that the chance of sighting snakes/anacondas is always about 50%.
    • Bring enough cash with you before leaving La Paz since ATMs in Rurrenabaque are not reliable.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Please note this is an independent tour, which means you'll enjoy the flexibility of being on your own for most of the trip and will only have a guide for certain experiences along the way.
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Key Details
    • River Yacuma
    • Duration: 6 days
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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