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Rurrenabaque, Bolivia | Av. Comercio entre Vaca Diez,, Madidi National Park, Bolivia
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Chalalan Ecolodge
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Chalalan logde was one of the first community lodges and they should definitelly be awarded for the work with Madidi. Having been running for 14-15 years some of their buildings, installations and constructions needs maintenance especially because they are among the priziest and new community lodges come up at the moment. Never the less it was a fantastic experience... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

My partner and I were excited to stay here having read good reviews however we were extremely disappointed with our entire experience. We were supposed to be picked up by private transfer from the airstrip to be taken to the office for an orientation. We spent half an hour sitting in the van waiting for our driver who was negotiating... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My husband and I were travelling around South America and this was definitely a 'must' visit. Arrival: 5 hour journey on a canoe, we were lucky enough to see a jaguar, with our guide who was knowledgeable and fun. We stopped for what we thought was lunch but in fact was only a snack. Walk to the lodges, which were... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We spent 3 nights at Chalalan and had a wonderful time. The cabins are spacious and comfortable, although a little cold in winter as the windows have fly screen but no glass. Also, there is no hot water making washing a little bracing. The food was great, our guide was committed and knowledgeable and the staff was incredibly friendly and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I have been travelling in South America for a month, and this was definitely my favorite place, and favorite experience. This place is simply magical: cabins, hamacs, dining room and other facilities in a magical location, around serene Chalalan lake, alive with birds and two kinds of monkeys. Guided nature walks, surreal sounds, peaceful siestas in a hammoc, friendly staff,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Fantastic stay at Chalalan Lodge. The location is wonderful, the staff terrific - our guide Giovanni was simply amazing - extremely knowledgeable, pleasant, and patient. I highly recommend it. The adventure to the jungle and staying at Chalalan Lodge were high points of my trip to Bolivia. My two daughter s and I had a fantastic time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

My stay at Chalalan Ecolodge in Madidi National Park 04,13-15 2014 was part of the trip put together by Ruta Verda tours. The stay started with a 5 hour trip upriver from Rurrenabaque to the lodge in a raging deluge that fortunately ended that morning. The boat drivers did a great job navigating the flood debris in the water. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We stayed in Chalalan for 4 nights and did not want to leave. From begining to end we had a magical time. Obi was an excellent guide and we felt in very safe hands. The lodge is comfortable, unpretencious and in a beautiful setting by a lagoon that you can swim in to cool off after a long morning trek... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Chalalan Lodge is a professional tour operator with great tour guides and accommodation. We were amazed by our jungle experiences. We saw so many animals and learned so many things. A big thanks to our guide Nelson who worked us hard with long walks, but showed us and taught us many things. Our matrimonial lodge was awesome, big, clean, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

6 weeks in South America and the Chalalan Ecolodge was our favorite experience. The rooms were comfortable, very clean and our guide was great. All the staff was committed to our enjoyment of the few days we visited the lodge and we felt we were truly given a deluxe experience. I would recommend this trip to anyone with a sense... More 

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Address: Rurrenabaque, Bolivia | Av. Comercio entre Vaca Diez,, Madidi National Park, Bolivia
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Location: Bolivia > Beni Department > Madidi National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 14
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