4-day Bolivian Amazon Pampas Adventure From La Paz

La Paz, Bolivia

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Overview

Realize your dreams of visiting the Amazon on an exhilarating 3-day excursion to the Pampas from La Paz. Alongside a professional guide, experience the native culture and spectacular wildlife that makes the region so unique. See an abundance of exotic wildlife during a canoe trip on the Yacuma River; take an exciting night tour in search of nocturnal creatures like anacondas and caimans; and spend two nights in a comfortable eco lodge surrounded by the ambient noises of the Amazon. Gain fascinating insight into the culture of indigenous villages and the science behind the majestic rainforest during this educational tour.  
  • 3-day excursion to the Amazon from La Paz
  • Discover the fascinating flora and fauna of the Pampas region with an expert guide
  • Observe exotic wildlife like spider monkeys, turtles and sloths during a canoe ride down the Yacuma River
  • See nocturnal creatures like snakes and caimans on exciting excursions after dark
  • Enjoy two overnight stays in an eco-lodge and receive all meals during your time here

Dinner
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
Bottled mineral water
Medical assistance
Lunch (2)
Breakfast (2)
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

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup from La Paz accommodation

Departure Time

7:00 AM
Itinerary
River Yacuma
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 
Admission Ticket Free
Accommodation:
 Hostel Accommodation in Rurrenabaque
Meals:
  Not Included
River Yacuma
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 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Accommodation:
 Eco-Lodge Accommodation in the Pampas
Meals:
 Lunch  Dinner  
River Yacuma
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 
Admission Ticket Free
Accommodation:
 Hostel in Rurrenabaque
Meals:
 Breakfast  Lunch  
Rurrenabaque Airport
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 
Admission Ticket Free
Accommodation:
 Overnight in hostel in Rurrenabaque
Meals:
 Breakfast  
  • 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
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • 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.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers

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