Day 1: We leave Rurrenabaque by car at 9:00 a.m to the Municipal Reserve of the Yacuma River. After 3 hours, we arrive at our Ecolodge Caracoles, which is located on the shores of the Yacuma River. After lunch, you will have time to relax in hammocks. In the afternoon, we make a boat trip where you have the chance to see a lot of wildlife like caimans, alligators, monkeys, capybaras, pink river dolphins, turtles and numerous species of birds. Unlike a rainforest most of these animals can easily been seen from boats travelling the Yacuma River.
Day 2: In the morning, we walk through the wetlands looking for anacondas and alligators. When we return to our lodge, we have lunch and time to take a nap. In the afternoon, we can swim with pink river dolphins (in the rainy season). After dinner by boat, we make another excursion to look for the glowing red eyes of caimans and other nocturnal life we can find along the riverbank.
Day 3: In the morning, we travel by boat to a place where we can observe a lot of squirrel monkeys and other wildlife. Either after lunch, we can walk again in the wetlands to observe monkeys and birds, or we can go fishing. Fish species that exists in the Yacuma River includes blanquillos, bentones and piranhas.
Day 4: After breakfast, we discover the wetlands on a horseback, the typical way of transport in this region. During this excursion, we have the possibility to observe birds and different species of monkeys. After lunch, we transfer you back to Rurrenabaque where we arrive at about 5:00 p.m.
Price us$ 450. - Per person (minimum 2 participants)
Tour Operators commission: 10%
• 3 nights accommodation at Ecolodge Caracoles
• Transportation by car and comfortable boats
• Mineral water, juices and all meals during your stay at the lodge
• Guide expeditions with native and bilingual guide
Price does not include:
• Entrance fee to the protected area Pampas of Yacuma (aprox. us$25.- per person)
• Alcoholic and soft drinks
• Hotel in Rurrenabaque
3 and 5-day tours are also available. Please contact us for information that is more detailed.