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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...more
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C/ Santa Cruz | Esq. Comercio S/N, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia
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Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

To start with, I’ll clarify that the food was quite good, guide was okay (abandoned us at one point) and accommodation was nice enough but very basic with no light or electricity so zero break from the constant 35 degree intense humidity. However, we always...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NicholasR294
Reviewed 2 November 2018

We are a Finnish couple. In October 2018 during our Bolivia journey we made a short two day visit from Rurrenebague to Pampas, where we were accommodated in Caracoles ecolodge. Dusty bumby-road, which is under repairs, but because slow fart we could easier stop to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Rusina H
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Everything worked out as planed, the staff was friendly, the accommodation good and clean. Our guide, Juan Carlos knew the jungle very well, was a genius at spotting hidden animals and told us a lot about the animals, the communities and the problematics of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank lyrax3
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We had an incredible time doing the Jungle/Pampas combo. Our guide, Jimmy, was incredible. He’s a young guy from one of the villages in the middle of the National Park who is friendly, polite, speaks good English and who really knows his stuff when it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank StevoHawtho
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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MarssiRose
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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jonathon L
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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ozros
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

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Travis S
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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ellen_nz89
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

Date of experience: April 2017
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Sì, pero esta mas seguro prenotare par email / telefono (ver sito internet).
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