La Paz to Madidi and Pampas Amazon Rainforest 6-Day Trip

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Hotels in La Paz to La Paz Airport

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Join this 6-day tour starting in La Paz, take a flight to Rurrenabaque and overnight stay. Travel along the Beni and Tuichi Rivers to reach a Sugarcane Community and then your Eco-Lodge. Wake up early in the morning and take a walk, participate in workshops to learn about the Tacana way of life, and go on a camping excursion into the jungle. On day 4 visit the Farallon of the Macaws and go sailing on a self-made raft. Next day return to Rurrenabaque and take 3-hour jeep ride to Santa Rosa where you will sail the beautiful Yacuma River. Enjoy your last morning in nature surrounded by the sounds of animals and then return to Rurrenabaque where you will connect with your flight to La Paz. Your trip will come to an end upon arrival.
Day 1: La Paz Airport Drop-off - Flight to RurrenabaqueToday 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.

What’s included

  • 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

What’s not included

  • Entrance Fees: Madidi National Park (200bs), Santa Rosa Protected Park (150bs)
  • Other Meals & Drinks
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Multi-Day Trip

Itinerary

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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