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4-Day Bolivian Amazon Pampas Adventure from La Paz

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    Day 1: Flight from La Paz to Rurrenabaque

    Stop At: River Yacuma, Rurrenabaque Bolivia
    Take your transfer to La Paz airport so you can take your early flight around 7:30 AM to Rurrenabaque. Upon arrival you will be transfered to Rurrenabaque city center to your accommodation. Overnight in Rurrenabaque.
    Duration: 17 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Hostel Accommodation in Rurrenabaque

    Day 2: Depart Rurrenabaque for the Amazon (L/D)

    Stop At: River Yacuma, Rurrenabaque Bolivia
    Start your adventure at 8:45 AM from Rurrenabaque. We will travel from Rurrenabaque to Santa Rosa. During the trip you will be able to see heron families, sloths and a lot of flora and fauna in the steaming lowlands of the Bolivian Amazon. At 12:00 PM, lunch will be served in Santa Rosa. Then you will board a motorized dugout canoe in Santa Rosa and cruise the Yacuma River during about 3 ½ hours. You will be able to observe a large variety of reptiles and amphibians, lagartos, turtles, alligators, toads, lizards. Mammals like night monkey, red howler, brown capuchin, black spider monkeys, capybaras, storks, kingfishers, falcons, hawks and eagles can also be found.

    We arrive at our Eco-Lodge at dusk. Upon arrival, check in while coffee and herbal teas are served. Then we will go to observe a superb sunset of the Bolivian Amazon. A buffet dinner will be served upon return. Typical dinners include rice, lentils, pasta, salads, fresh vegetables, and bread. After dinner, we will discover the Pampas at night on a canoe trip, in search of alligators whose eyes shine at night (bring a flashlight). We can also appreciate some other nocturnal animals.
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Eco-Lodge Accommodation in the Pampas

    Day 3: Activities in the Amazon (B/L/D)

    Stop At: River Yacuma, Rurrenabaque Bolivia
    At 7:00 AM, enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast before leaving at 8:00 AM for a canoe ride on the Yacuma River for a fishing trip. We will try our luck at sport fishing; catching carnivorous piranhas among other varieties of Amazon fish (most of which we will release back into the river--please note that this activity is seasonal and subject to change). Later we search for eagles, toucans and sloths. We can observe the lush tropical vegetation (flowers and plants) such as orchids (like the one called “Reina Victoria”), bibosis and more.

    Then, we head back to the lodge for a buffet lunch that will be served before our departure back to Santa Rosa. After a 1 ½ hour boat ride along the Yacuma River, a car will bring us back to the town of Rurrenabaque, arriving at approximately 5:00 PM (depending on the conditions of the highway). Tonight we will sleep in a Hostel in Rurrenabaque, so you can enjoy a last evening with your new friends.
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Hostel in Rurrenabaque

    Day 4: Flight back from Rurrenabaque to La Paz (B)

    Stop At: Rurrenabaque Airport, 2, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia
    Today you will take your transfer to Rurrenabaque airport so you can take your flight back to La Paz. We hope to see you again soon!

    Important: Since flights can be unreliable returning to La Paz, we recommend planning to leave La Paz at least two days after the trip ends in case flights from Rurrenabaque are delayed 24 hours.
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in hostel in Rurrenabaque
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup from La Paz accommodation
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Duration
    4 days
    Return Details
    La Paz Airport
    Inclusions
    • 2x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • 2x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Transfer to La Paz Airport on Day 1
    • Internal Flights: - La Paz to Rurrenabaque - Rurrenabaque to La Paz
    • Rurrenabaque Airport Pick-up & Drop-off
    • Return land and boat transfers Rurrenabaque City Center - eco lodge
    • 2 nights in eco lodge
    • 1 night hostel in Rurrenabaque
    • All meals in the Amazon
    • Bottled mineral water
    • English-speaking guide, local cook, and driver
    • Medical assistance
    Exclusions
    • Entrance Fee to the Santa Rosa Park ($22 usd)
    • Airport tax to pay at the Rurrenabaque Airport (approx. 15 Bs or $2.5 usd per person)
    • Personal Expenses
    • Other Meals & Drinks
    • Travel Insurance
    • Entry/Admission - River Yacuma
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Wildlife viewing is subject to climatic conditions and the wild nature of the animals; It cannot be cannot guaranteed to have wildlife viewing while you are in the Amazon. During wet season chances of seeing animals greatly reduces as the river is high and animals tend to spread out.
    • This day to day itinerary is subject to change without prior notice according to climatic and river conditions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Please note this is an independent tour, which means you'll enjoy the flexibility of being on your own for most of the trip and will only have a guide for certain experiences along the way.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    • River Yacuma
    • Duration: 4 days
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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