Yuliya and I just came back and we have no doubts that this is the operator you should go with. There are good arguments fir that: The two brothers don't only support themselves but also the community they came from (65% they take, the rest is for their community further upstream from Rurrenabaque). The younger brother (now about 32 years old) wasn't wearing a shirt until he was about 20 years old. Trust us, when this kind of person is taking you through the Forrest you'll see and feel things that no other tour operator can deliver. In addition to that the Eco camp they created furthest away from all the other tour operators (6 hours upstream) is run in a meticulous manner. Yuliya and I are Belarussian and German respectively and in the whole of Bolivia (and we travelled extensively in this country) we have not seen a place run as clean and efficiently as this one (in the jungle!). This tour operator deserves credit. Please don't go with the tour operators that have the nicest office and the shiniest leaflets. They are not the equivalent to National Geographic magazine. This tour operator does what we believe you are looking for. They take you through the jungle the way you intend to go through it. Quietly, respecting the wildlife that is out there. This tour operator does not walk you through the trees, they make you understand what is happening in the incredible ecosystem of this park. Please go with them, we cannot imagine that you'll be disappointed. Honest people leading you through an environment that they grew up in - furthest away from all the operators that are out there. Where animals behave the way they do, away from any civilisation and noise.
Yuliya and Christian, London, UK
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Berraco del Madidi is a Bolivian rainforest EcoCamp specializing in multi-day tours. Located deeper than any other operator in the Amazon's Madidi National Park, we are committed to offering our guests the most authentic rainforest adventures. We promise personalized service; we accommodate only eight guests at a time and tailor the tour to your interests. We offer a wide variety of adventures like hiking, rafting and fishing, each led by a qualified and experienced guide. While the adventures are rugged, our EcoCamp is relaxing and comfortable. We invite you to swing in our hammocks, enjoy our traditional meals and experience life in the jungle. A local enterprise, Berraco del Madidi is committed to sustainability and to benefiting our indigenous community. Your visit supports the people of San Jose de Uchupiamonas.Daily rate includes transportation to the EcoCamp from Rurrenabaque, accommodation, meals, activities and private guide. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Berraco Del Madidi Bolivia/Madidi National Park