Paraiso – 4D/3N

You will enjoy:

  • 4 days and 3 nights in the Amazon jungle
  • An introduction to the Amazonian rainforests flora and fauna
  • Enjoy traditionally prepared fresh food
  • Listening to a evening symphony brought to you by countless numbers of birds, insects and amphibians
  • A cultural night with local music and dancing
  • A one day hike and picnic in the Amazonian rainforest or go on excursion by boat

Day 1 Rurrenabaque – Madidi National Park

08:00 Boat trip to Madidi National Park (4-5 hrs) up the rivers Beni and Tuichi. The boat trip offers a first opportunity to spot the primary rainforests flora and fauna along the rivers shores and banks.
09:30 Visit to the Caquia huara cliffs (20-30 min.), nesting area of at least 6 species of parrots, including Macaws. This activity is conditioned by the seasonal presence of these birds. The journey continues up to ‘Corazón del Madidi’ Ecolodge.
12:30 Arrival at ‘Corazón del Madidi’ Ecolodge followed by a tour of the accommodation. Lunch will be served at the ecolodges restaurant. After lunch there’s an opportunity to have a rest.
15:00 Afternoon walk along the Ahuada trail through an area in which it is common to see monkeys, terrestrial mammals (for example tapir, deer, peccaries), toucans, parrots, macaws and many other species of birds. Visit the ‘salitral’, an area where herbivores and frugivores gather to take minerals from the salt enriched clay soil.
19:30 Dinner at the restaurant of ‘Corazón del Madidi’ Ecolodge.
20:30 After dinner, we offer several activities. Take a short night walk along one of our trails and enjoy the symphony of countless numbers of insects, amphibians and parrots. For those interested in the history of Madidi National Park and the indigenous community of San José de Uchupiamonas, sit down with one of our guides and enjoy an interesting presentation.

Day 2 Madidi National Park

07:30 The day starts with breakfast at the ecolodge.
08:00 Walk along the Tuichi trail. During this activity, the guide will show different forest ecosystems and explain their functioning, combining ancient knowledge with scientific research. This morning there will be plenty of opportunities for wildlife observation and explanation about medicinal plants. The itinerary includes a visit to the ‘cullpana’ (clay wall), a meeting point for some species of parrots and other fruit-eating animals, attracted by minerals within the clay.
12:30 Return to the ecolodge, lunch at the restaurant and afternoon rest.
15:00 Walk along the Ocelot trail. This path will lead us to the river Eslabón where we will start a tour along the river bank to discover and learn about tracks left by the animals (mainly mammals) and observe birds.
19:30 Dinner at the ecolodge.
20:30 Night walk along the Dati trail to observe reptiles and amphibians.

Day 3 Madidi National Park

07:30 Breakfast at the ecolodge.
08:00 A long walk along the Maquisapa trail through an area of primary rainforest, the habitat of different species of monkeys. The trail also leads you to another area where herbivores and frugivores gather to take minerals from the salt enriched clay soil.
12:30 Lunch at the ecolodge.
15:00 Excursion by bote to observe birds, like parots, tucans and macaws.
17:30 Arrival at the ecolodge. Before dinner, take a rest in one of the hammocks or refresh yourself in the water of Eslabón river.
19:30 Traditional dinner at the restaurant of ‘Corazón del Madidi’ Ecolodge.
20:30 (optional) Night walk along the banks of Tuichi river where it is common the encounter mammals like capybara, tapir, deer and jaguar.
21:30 Cultural activity with local music and dancing.

Day 4 Madidi National Park- Rurrenabaque

07:30 Breakfast at the ecolodge
08:00 Walk along one of the eight trails of ‘Corazón del Madidi’ Ecolodge or go fishing in Eslabón river.
13:00 Lunch at the ecolodge.
14:00 (optional) ‘Arts and crafts’.
15:00 Return to Rurrenabaque during a two hour boat trip. This is the last opportunity to observe the flora and fauna alongside the river.
17:30 Arrival at Rurrenabaque.