We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bala Tours & Ecolodges

Features Animals
C/ Santa Cruz | Esq. Comercio S/N, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia
+591 3 8922527
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Not for everyone

We have been walking a lot over the last 6 months and doing lots of tours and treks in South... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
MarssiRose
via mobile
Fantastic Operator

I was pleasantly surprised by the care Bala Tours took. Our flight was 3 hours late leaving La Paz... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Jonathon L
,
Montreal, Canada
via mobile
Read all 93 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Bala Tours is a company of Ecotourism certified sustainable by the municipality of Rurrenabaque, Beni, Bolivia.We are known for our punctuality, safety and responsibility when providing quality service; we work in two important areas that are Pampas of Yacuma that is Grassland with the Eco-Lodge CARACOLES and inside the Madidi National Park in the Jungle with the Eco-Lodge TACUARALES.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
C/ Santa Cruz | Esq. Comercio S/N, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia
CONTACT
Website
+591 3 8922527
Write a ReviewReviews (93)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"trees and plants"
in 4 reviews
"jungle and pampas"
in 13 reviews
"dry season"
in 3 reviews
"flora and fauna"
in 3 reviews
"south america"
in 3 reviews
"pink dolphins"
in 4 reviews
"small group"
in 2 reviews
"unforgettable experience"
in 2 reviews
"howler monkeys"
in 2 reviews
"la paz"
in 3 reviews
"hilda"
in 6 reviews
"cayman"
in 7 reviews
"beds"
in 7 reviews
"capybara"
in 8 reviews
"flight"
in 6 reviews
"batteries"
in 3 reviews
"animals"
in 28 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We have been walking a lot over the last 6 months and doing lots of tours and treks in South America. Visiting the pampa means staying in a boat most of the time which is really not for everyone. We did see a lot of...More

Thank MarssiRose
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by the care Bala Tours took. Our flight was 3 hours late leaving La Paz. This meant I missed the published start time for the tour. I expected to have to go to their office and grovel to start the tour...More

Thank Jonathon L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

If you want to get away from it all this is the place to come. It's remote and isolated, you get there by 4WD which is 2 and 1/2 hrs from Rurrenabaque. (A road is being constructed -will take 2 years) The food is great...More

Thank ozros
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 16 October 2017

My partner and I decided booked a trip to Chalalan, but at the last minute, we decided to add a night at Caracoles Lodge with Bala Tours after hearing about the wildlife in the Pampas. Even though our trip only allowed us 2D / 1N...More

1  Thank Travis S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We did the combined jungle and pampas tour 5D/4N. Although it is the dry season in the jungle we managed to see some macaws, monkeys, deer, agouti and the camp favourite, Gabriella the Tapir. Hilda, our chef made the best meals we had had in...More

Thank ellen_nz89
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

On the 28th of April, we started our Jungle and Pampas tour with Aurelio (company: Bala Tours). First 2 days in the jungle, last 2 days in the pampas. I really recommend this combination because spotting animals is easier in the pampas, but the density...More

1  Thank Ilse d
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Bala Tours gave me a perfect combined jungle and pampas experience. The food was fresh and good and our guide Peter was the best. He takes care of his group, makes sure everybody is fine and he can explain a lot about the animals, culture,...More

2  Thank Louisabolivia
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We ended up being referred to Bala after our other operator had their building destroyed in a storm. We stayed in the jungle for four nights/five days. This isn't a standard option we don't think but as this is what we had booked with the...More

1  Thank sulli421
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We went with a three star rating since we felt the tour lacks some things, that a price of 440 USD pr. Person should have included. This price did not include access to the parks that was 80, 150 pr. Person. We tolk the 5...More

1  Thank kasperfrank
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We chose Bala Tours due to the good ratings, and thank goodness we had a great time at the end of our tour. There were only us and another couple. Our room with private bath was clean, only cold water which was refreshing in the...More

Thank earthworm88
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 hotels in Rurrenabaque
Hotel El Ambaibo
40 reviews
.00 km away
Hotel Rurrenabaque
20 reviews
.16 km away
Hotel Oriental
141 reviews
.54 km away
Hotel Safari
28 reviews
.66 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The French Bakery
182 reviews
.35 km away
El Nomadico Bar Restaurant
144 reviews
.42 km away
Casa de Campo
114 reviews
.73 km away
Juliano's
115 reviews
.29 km away
Nearby Attractions
Max Jungle
208 reviews
.38 km away
Madidi Expeditions - One Day Private Tours
93 reviews
.66 km away
Berraco del Madidi-Day Tour
28 reviews
.66 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
andreita3001
11 July 2015|
Answer
Response from Bad_Homburger | Reviewed this property |
Sì, pero esta mas seguro prenotare par email / telefono (ver sito internet).
0
Votes