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River Yacuma

Address: Rurrenabaque, Bolivia
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Canoeing, Fishing, Viewing wildlife
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Canoeing, Fishing, Viewing wildlife
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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
19 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

What an experience!!! The Amazon River is as warm as bathwater and yes, if you are game and gullible enough to believe your guide, you too can swim with cayman, piranhas and pink dolphins. If you need to use the toilet in the night I wouldn't recommend standing next to a tree - a 30cm from the face Green Mamba... More 

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Sucre, Bolivia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Just 5 minutes on the boat and you are surrounded by wildlife everywhere, amazing and the real jungle swamp feeling. Monkeys, birds, mammals and reptiles, they are all there! Go and look for the Anaconda if you dare. You can choose between backpackers party tours and the more serious and nature loving Tours with own lodgings and sometimes direct community... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

The only good thing about Flecha Tours is the food. They really offer a great variety and it tastes great. But apart from that there are no positive aspects about the trip. First of all they put all the people who want to go in a dirty Jeep. In our case we were 9 people sitting in the back! You... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I wasn't supposed to spend my pampas tour with Mashaquipe (I had booked with Dolphin), but I was switched to the company and boy am I glad I was. It was a truly unforgettable experience, from the piranha fishing to the wildlife sighting, and also swimming with river dolphins and having squirrel monkeys invade your boat. Our guide was Ismael,... More 

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Paris, France
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

If you want to see: Black Caymans, white Caymans, capybaras, dolphins, monkeys, many birds, Anaconda, Sloths, pirahnas and very beautiful scenary without the difficulty encountered in the Jungle to spot them, you have to go there !! It's the Savana of south America

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

A well deserved 5* tour brought to us by Escorpian. Probably the cheapest tour we could find at 550 bolivianos. We stayed in an Eco lodge and were well looked after by our enthusiastic pampas loving guide toto. The food was yummy, plentiful, lots of varieties, catered well for vegetarians and vegans and lovely chef. Saw all animals advertised and... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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84 reviews 84 reviews
12 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We did a two night three day trip with Indigena Tours and we were really happy with it. We went with Indigena because a friend recommended it, and specifically recommended her guide Tony. We didn't get Tony in the end, but we got Domingo who was a great guide! Very friendly, organised and enthusiastic. At the end of the tour... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We ended up booking with this company because our friend recommended it. We shopped around and found that it was the cheapest. Most of the time, cheaper isn't better, but with our recommendation we went ahead. The guy st the office was very professional, spoke very good English, and gave us faith. We have allergies, which we were told would... More 

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Kingston-Upon-Thames
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18 reviews 18 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Cannot fault this company. Great experience. We swam with wild dolphins, went pirhana fishing. Saw sloths, huge crocodiles, onkeys, eagles and snakes. Food was awesome and guides spoke great English. Highly reccommended. Been travelling for 12 years too so I don´t just accept any old company. Indigena really looked after everyone.

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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Indigena is a *good* company - their accommodations are clean (cleaner than many) and some of their guides are perhaps the best in the pampas. But I'm really not convinced on a lot of what their value add both as a tour agency and one that is 'eco.' Just a few comments that were not addressed by the company or... More 

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