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Madidi Park and Rurrenabaque  

The small city of Rurrenabaque is the starting point for a trip to the Amazonian pampas and the jungle of Bolivia. This little city, perched between the surrounding jungle and the River Beni, is one of the loveliest of the Bolivian lowland villages. The rainforest and pampas are abundant in wildlife and many visitors come to see anacondas, capybaras (the world’s largest rodent), monkeys, turtles, macaws, caimans, piranhas, and even to swim with the pink dolphins. The tapir and armadillo are difficult to spot, living often deep in the impenetrable tangle of the jungle, but there is plenty of bird life to be seen and heard. The jungle and pampas are also home to many species of insects and spiders, including an unfortunate abundance of mosquitoes. Best time to visit this area is from May to November (dry season).

  

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At 9:00 am, we leave by boat on the river Beni to enter Madidi National Park, one of the most biodiverse parks in the world. After about three hours of travel, we arrive at our Tacuaral Lodge, which is located on the banks of Tuichi River 
.....USD 390......
4Days/3Night
Gross Rates Per Person
The Program:
Day 1: At 9:00 am, we leave by boat on the river Beni to enter Madidi National Park, one of the most biodiverse parks in the world. After about three hours of travel, we arrive at our Tacuaral Lodge, which is located on the banks of Tuichi River. A short rest follows lunch, and in the afternoon, we hike with our guide into the jungle where we will have the opportunity to observe wildlife such as different species of monkeys, deers, peccaries, capybaras and birds. After dinner, we do another trek to appreciate the sounds of the jungle and observe the nightlife.

Day 2: After breakfast, we visit an area called Caquiawara, a salitral (Collpa) where from a hidden viewpoint, we will have a spectacular view and a good chance to take pictures of parrots and macaws arriving to eat the clay. Then back to lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, we walk another path where our guide explains the medicinal use of some of the thousands of species of plants found in the jungle. Dinner. 

Day 3: In the morning, we visit an indigenous community and a shaman Moseten home, where we can learn about its architecture, customs and traditions. Here we enjoy a typical lunch and afterwards we return to the lodge navigating on the Tuichi River.

Day 4: In the morning, we can go for fishing in the Tuichi River where we can find the surubi painted black pacu, Ma’muri , etc. Return to the lodge for lunch, and then by boat, we return to Rurrenabaque, where we arrive at about. 5:00 p.m.

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Included:

•    3 night hotel accommodations in Tacuarales Ecolodge
•   Transport in comfortable boats
•   All meals, bottled water and natural juices according to itinerary
•   Excursions with native and bilingual guides

Price does not include:

•   Madidi National Park entrance (aprox. 20 per person)
•   Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks (coke, beer, etc.)
•   Transfer Airport – Hotel – Airport
•   Hotel in Rurrenabaque

Price us$ 390. - per person (minimum 2 participants)

Included: 3 night hotel accommodations in Tacuarales Ecolodge, Transport in, comfortable boats, all meals, bottled water and natural juices according to itinerary, Excursions with native and bilingual guides

Price does not include: Madidi National Park entrance (approx. US$ 20 per person) Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks (coke, beer, etc.), Transfer Airport – Hotel – Airport, Hotel in Rurrenabaque

3 and 5-day tours are also available. Please contact us for additional information.

Departures: Year round everyday – Departures are guaranteed with minimum 2 participants. 

Fauna at the Madidi Park:
There are 733 species of fauna listed in Madidi National Park. This list includes almost all taxonomic groups of mammals, birds, reptiles and fish. Among the mammals here we find the spectacled bear (Tremarctos ornatus), the Andean cat (Felis jacobita), the Andean deer (Hippocamelus antisensis), the white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), the puma (Felis concolor), the jaguar (Panthera onca), the Ocelot (Felis pardalis), the white-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari albirostris), the marsh deer (Blastocerus dichotomus), Giant Otter (Pteronura brasiliensis), the spider monkey (Ateles paniscus), the red howler monkey (Alouatta seniculus) and various members of the Callitrichidae family. A new primate species of the Callicebus genus has been found whose species name (aureipalatii) was recently established through an international online auction to benefit the protected area.
620 species of birds had been registered. The Park is home to such species as Ash-breasted Tit Tyrant (Anairetes alpinus), the crested eagle (Oroaetus isidori), the cock of the rock (Rupicola peruviana), the harpy eagle (Harpia harpyja), the endemic humming birds (Oreotrochilus adela and Aglaeactis pamela), alongside endangered species such as the Rufous-faced Antpitta (Grallaria erythrotis) which is endemic to the region, Lepthastenura yanacensis, Asthenes urubambensis, Tangara ruficervix and Hemispingus trifasciatus.

 
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