Available throughout the year
PROGRAM 5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS
DAY 1: La Paz – Rurrenabaque. A 55-minute flight to Rurrenabaque, over the Cordillera Real and the Amazon lowlands. Free afternoon to explore this colourful town on the bank of the Beni River.
DAY 2: Rurrenabaque – Pampas. Departure from Rurrenabaque by 4×4 jeeps at 09:00 am to drive northeast for approximately 3.5 hours to the Caracoles Lodge near the Yacuma River. Lunch, and in the afternoon you will board dugout canoes on the Yacuma River and travel up the river looking for pink dolphins, monkeys, capybaras, turtles and a great variety of birdlife from hawks, ibises, screamers, herons, toucans, parrots and macaws. Return to the lodge. (L, D)
DAY 3: Pampas. After breakfast you will get into your dugout canoe again and travel on Yacuma River to find a place to start walking into the savannahs to look for the world’s largest snake: the anaconda. If you are lucky, you will find one to observe it closely. In your return to the lodge for lunch, you will have a chance to observe more pink dolphins, turtles, and capybaras. After lunch there will be a short walk to see rheas, anteaters and monkeys. It is optional to take a night boat ride to observe caimans and other nocturnal life. (B, L, D)
DAY 4: Pampas – Rurrenabaque. Breakfast. On your last day you will see even more wildlife and landscapes before your return to Rurrenabaque. Arrival in Rurrenabaque at 04:00 pm. (B)
DAY 5: Rurrenabaque – La Paz. Return flight to La Paz.