Protected area for its amazing flora and fauna
Madidi National Park is one of the most biodiverse parks on the planet, it covers a surface area of 1.895.750 hectares (18.957 km2), and is a place scientists call a "Biodiversity Hotspot". The Tropical Andes Hotspot has the greatest biodiversity of endemic species on the planet, including 6,000 species of vascular plants and 1,000 species of neotropical birds.
It does not represent a physical challenge
All year round
RURRENABAQUE – MADIDI NATIONAL PARK – RURRENABAQUE
The tour starts at 8:00 a.m. with a boat trip from Rurrenabaque to the Madidi National Park. Our boats are equipped with comfortable seats, life vests, rain ponchos and roofs. The trip up the rivers Beni and Tuichi takes 3.5 hours and is a great opportunity to see the flora, fauna and impressive landscape that Madidi has to offer, such as the Bala Canyon.
At 10:30 a.m. we arrive at Caquiahuara. Here you have the chance to observe nesting walls of red and green macaws and other species of parrots. Bird sighting can be done anytime; however, the best time is from July to October. The trip then continues to the Madidi Jungle Ecolodge.
At 12:30 p.m. we eat lunch at the Madidi Jungle Ecolodge.
At 13:00 p.m. we continue our trip with a hike down the Tareche trail along the Aguapolo river to the macaw nesting wall where you will see chestnut-fronted macaws and white eyed parakeets. After observing the birds, we go to a place called Cullpana (Salt Lick), where mammals and birds gather to lick mineral salt off of the substrata. We return to the Ecolodge along the Wabu trail.
At 15:30 p.m. we return to Rurrenabaque by boat. The trip is a great opportunity to see exotic species such as the black caiman, capybara, tapir or the giant river otter. It takes two hours.
At 17:30 p.m. we arrive in Rurrenabaque. We drop you off at the airport or your hotel (not included in the price of the program)