3 DAY CHALALAN ECOLODGE JUNGLE PROGRAM
|Price per person based on double occupancy. Includes accommodations and meals according to itinerary. Does not include domestic flights.|
Chalalan Ecolodge is in the heart of the Madidi National Park in Bolivia. And, it is built with traditional indigenous architectural techniques and local materials.
In this jungle program, you will visit one of the most biologically diverse and pristine protected areas in the world. You will go on guided day tours and night tours to learn about the amazing wildlife from indigenous experts.
Immerse yourself in the customs, dance, and beverages of the the Quechua – Tacana local Uchupiamonas community.
CHALALAN ECOLODGE JUNGLE PROGRAM
Flight La Paz – Rurrenabaque (booked on your own). From the airplane, take in the impressive sights of the Royal Mountain Range and the Andes Mountain Range.
At the airport, meet and greet by one of our guides and transfer to the motorboat that will take you to the Ecolodge. The boat trip takes approximately 5 ½ hours through the Beni and Tuichi rivers (snack is provided along the way), with an excellent opportunity to observe the tropical jungle flora and fauna. Upon arrival at the port, you will follow a path for 25 minutes to the Chalalan Lake where the Ecolodge is situated.
After lunch, take a short walk through the surrounding paths where a local guide will discuss the practices of the wet tropical forest. Return to the Ecolodge by canoe observing some birds and monkey species along the way.
After dinner, take a short evening guided stroll to observe nocturnal animals and a variety of insects.
Overnight in Chalalan Ecolodge.
Meals included: SLD
CHALALAN ECOLODGE JUNGLE PROGRAM
After breakfast, take a 3-4 hour walk through the Tapacare (or similar) path where your guide will deepen the discussion of the wet forests and their ecological processes. Return to the Ecolodge for lunch and a short break. In the afternoon, visit the lookout point to observe beautiful panoramic views of the Chalalan Lake and the Madidi National Park. Your guide will explain the history of the local community, the Chalalan project, and Madidi Park. Return to the Ecolodge.
A buffet of typical food will be served this evening. Afterwards, take a canoe ride and observe the remarkable shine of caiman eyes and other nocturnal animals. Later, enjoy an authentic Quechua – Tacana cultural experience. Local guides will explain the customs and rituals of the Uchupiamonas indigenous people. Taste a traditional beverage, listen to local music, and dance with members of the community of San José de Uchupiamonas.
Overnight in Chalalan Ecolodge
Meals included: BLD
After breakfast takes a final stroll through one of the surrounding paths where you’ll have one last opportunity to observe tropical forest animals and birds. Return to the Ecolodge for lunch. Afterwards, walk to the port of Chalalan to take a 3-hour motorboat ride to Rurrenabaque. Keep a watchful eye along the way so you can see more animals. Transfer to the airport to take your flight back to La Paz (booked on your own).
Meals included: BL
Price per person in shared service
Jungle Program 3d/2n – with Private Bathroom
2 – 24 People
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- Lodge accommodations according to itinerary.
- Meals according to itinerary.
- Transfer by motorboat Rurrenabaque – Ecolodge- Rurrenabaque.
- All guided excursions in English in shared service.
- Entrance ticket to Madidi National Park.
- Domestic & international flights.
- Visas required to enter Bolivia.
- Airport Taxes for domestic & international flights.
- Sodas and alcoholic drinks.
- Airport transfers in La Paz.