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Bolivia Wildlife and Amazonia Adventure

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Get ready for an exciting trip in adventurous Bolivia! On this journey, you will experience everything from the gorgeous nature on walks and treks, to the local wildlife on nocturnal walks, learn about the local culture of the indigenous community of San José de Uchupiamonas, and explore the local produce on the many markets. You will also have the opportunity to learn about me...

Get ready for an exciting trip in adventurous Bolivia! On this journey, you will experience everything from the gorgeous nature on walks and treks, to the local wildlife on nocturnal walks, learn about the local culture of the indigenous community of San José de Uchupiamonas, and explore the local produce on the many markets. You will also have the opportunity to learn about medicinal plants from your local guide, search for the 12 m anaconda (who can get to a 100 years old!), and for the daring, take an adrenaline filled tour by mountainbike down Death Road... 

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Cycling
    Cycling
  • Walking and trekking
    Walking and trekking
  • Meet locals
    Meet locals
  • Nature observation
    Nature observation
  • Fishing
    Fishing

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Arrival at El Alto Airport

Welcome to gorgeous Bolivia! 

• You will be picked up at the airport by a private driver, and  taken to your hotel in La Paz.

• Check-in, then get prepared to meet your guide  in the lobby: time for an afternoon city tour!

• Why not buy some of the local handcrafts being sold here?

• Continue though several of the markets, like “Mercado de las Brujas! 

• Arrive in the Plaza Murillo, the political heart of the city since 1899. 

Visited:
El Alto, La Paz
Accommodation
Rosario (La Paz)

Day 2: Explore Rurrenabaque

A day, just for you...

• A private driver will pick you up at your hotel and take you to the airport.

• Catch the flight from La Paz to Rurrenabaque! 

• Free time in Rurrenabaque to enjoy the sun and the swimming pool of the hotel... 

Accommodation
Night at Maya de la Amazonía (Rurrenabaque)

Day 3: Madidi National Park and Eco Lodge

Meet the indigenous community of San José de Uchupiamonas!

• Head out at 7 am towards the Madidi Natonal Park, one of the world's most bio-diverse parks!

• Travel through the gorgeous nature on a canoe, with an outboard motor.

• After the 4 - 5 hcruise up the river Tuichi, arrive at Chalalan eco-lodge!  

Presentation of the project , then a walk around the neighboring lagoons on the Chichilo and Mirador paths. 

•  Later on, take a night walk to observe nocturnal habits of the local wildlife...

Visited:
RurrenabaqueChalalan

Day 4: Nature Walks and Bird Watching

And a night of new traditions... 

• Begin your walk along the Silbador, Mutua and Anta paths, to look for medicinal and exotic plan.

• In the afternoon, swim in the lagoon and go bird watching along the Wichi and Jaguar paths!

• Enjoy a traditional evening with the villagers, and learn about their customs and culture. 

Visited:
Chalalan

Day 5: Bala Camp and Nocturnal Walks

How many animals can you spot?

• Depart early, at 6:30 a.m., in a pirogue for Rurrenabaque! 

• Enjoy a 2,5 h ride in a private 4WD (depending on conditions) to the Bala camp.

• In the afternoon, take a motorboat tour to watch many animals around the river...

•... Like toucans, parrots, tapacarés, king fisher, herons, freshwater turtles, caimans and monkeys!

• Return to camp at the end of the afternoon: After dinner, go for a nocturnal wildlife walk

Visited:
Chalalan, RurrenabaqueBala Camp

Day 6: Nature Walk and Local Flora and Fauna

From deadly anacondas to friendly dolphins

• In the morning, walk the local tracks searching for the sicuri, the famous 12m anaconda...

• If you are lucky, spot capihuaras (the world's largest rodent), tapirs and medicinal plants

• In the afternoon, go fishing for Piranhas by motor boat or canoe!

• Once back at the camp, take a cool dip in the river: you might even be joined by the pink dolphins...

Visited:
Bala Camp, Rurrenabaque

Day 7: From Rurrenabaque to La Paz

Go fish! 

• Return to Rurrenabaque, and stop en-route by a lagoon to try one last time to fish some piranhas.

• Transfer at the airport, and hop on the afternoon flight from Rurrenabaque to La Paz. 

• A private driver will pick you up on arrival,  and drive you to your hotel. 

• Why not go out and try one of the local restaurants for dinner?

Visited:
Bala Camp, RurrenabaqueEl Alto, La Paz
Accommodation
Rosario (La Paz)

Day 8: Mountain Bike Tour

A true adrenaline rush...

• Meet at 6.30 am for an exciting Mountain Bike tour on the famous death road! 

• You'll be driven to the Cumbre Pass (el. 4750 m.a.s.l. – 1h): here begins the thrilling ride!

• On the way down, the scenery becomes greener, the air more humid, the wind warmer... 

Bike through the Amazon Basin (100 km down!): Welcome to the incredible Yungas!

• Arrive in Coroico: Have lunch and a refreshing  swim in the pool before returning to La Paz. 

Note: the descent is done in groups with English-speaking guide, possible to do last bit in vehicle.

Visited:
CoroicoLa Paz
Accommodation
Rosario (La Paz)

Day 9: Last Day of the Trip

But maybe you adventure is not finished yet?

• A private driver will pick you up at your hotel and take you to the airport.

• We hope you have enjoy your stay, and wish you a safe flight on you next adventure! 

Visited:
La PazEl Alto

El Alto La Paz Rurrenabaque Chalalan Bala Camp Coroico

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $1,710 / 9 days
Excluding international flights
2 pax4 pax
Price per person in double room$1,710$1,620

Included in price:

  • English speaking assistance 24/7 during your stay
  • Private transport (air-conditioned vehicle with spanish-speaking driver, fuel, road tax, parking, drivers’ accommodation and meals if necessary)
  • All breakfasts (not guaranteed if leaving early the hotel)
  • The nights in the mentioned hotels or equivalent
  • Guides, entrances fees and activities mentioned in the "included" of each day
  • Lunch Days: 3-6, 8
  • Dinner Days: 3-6
  • Domestic flights

Not included in price:

  • International flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Bank Charges
  • Meals not included section
  • Drinks with or without meals

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