6-Day Madidi and Pampas Amazon from La Paz

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6-Day Madidi and Pampas Amazon from La Paz

Join this 6-day tour starting in La Paz, take a flight to Rurrenabaque and overnight stay. Travel along the Beni and Tuichi Rivers to reach a Sugarcane Community and then your Eco-Lodge. Wake up early in the morning and take a walk, participate in workshops to learn about the Tacana way of life, and go on a camping excursion into the jungle. On day 4 visit the Farallon of the Macaws and go sailing on a self-made raft. Next day return to Rurrenabaque and take 3-hour jeep ride to Santa Rosa where you will sail the beautiful Yacuma River. Enjoy your last morning in nature surrounded by the sounds of animals and then return to Rurrenabaque where you will connect with your flight to La Paz. Your trip will come to an end upon arrival.


Day 1: La Paz Airport Drop-off - Flight to Rurrenabaque

Stop At: La Paz, La Paz, La Paz Department
Today you will be picked-up from your accommodation to be transferred to La Paz Airport to catch a flight to Rurrenabaque, where there will be someone waiting for you to take you to your accommodation for check-in.
Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.
Duration: 7 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Rurrenabaque.

Day 2: Boat Trip - Sugarcane Community - Eco-Lodge - Afternoon Walk

Stop At: Beni Department, Beni Department
Set off on a boat trip along the Beni and Tuichi Rivers for approximately 3 hours until reaching a local community where the main economic activity is producing "miel de caña”.
Have lunch and get a chance to rest in the hammocks. In the afternoon, take a nature walk along a jungle trail with a guide who will show you a variety of plants used by the local Tacana people. After returning to the lodge, enjoy your evening meal
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight in Madidi Lodge

Day 3: Morning Walk - Workshops - Jungle Camping - Night Walk

Stop At: Madidi National Park, Madidi National Park, Beni Department
Wake up early at 5am this morning to take another walk along one of the trails near the lodge and experience the sound of the rainforest awakening.
After breakfast at the eco-lodge you can participate in some workshops to learn about the local Tacana way of life. The activities may include how to craft rings and necklaces from natural jungle materials. After lunch embark on a 2 to 3-hour hike deep in the rainforest where you will see more animals and interesting plants if you’re lucky. Tonight instead of returning to the eco-lodge you will spend the night camping in a tent or under a mosquito net with a rain proof tarp. Dinner will be cooked on an open fire.
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight in Madidi Lodge

Day 4: Farallon of the Macaws - Self Made Raft Sailing - Optional Activities

Stop At: Madidi National Park, Madidi National Park, Beni Department
After breakfast you will visit the Farallon of the Macaws, a place for nesting and feeding of guacamayos and parrots. Build a ‘’callapo’’, raft of the Amazonian tribes, and sail back in it to the lodge, where you’ll have lunch. In the afternoon you will be able to choose among different activities.
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight camping in Madidi

Day 5: Jungle to Pampas - Sailing the Yacuma River - Swim with Pink Dolphins

Stop At: Madidi National Park, Madidi National Park, Beni Department
Today you will wake up at 6am to have breakfast and return to Rurrenabaque. On arrival, meet with a jeep and travel for approximately 3 hours to Santa Rosa. Around noon you will reach “The Turtles” eco-lodge, where you will have lunch and enjoy some time to relax. In the afternoon go sailing on the Yacuma river. Before going back to the lodge, you might be able to swim with pink dolphins (depending on season).
Duration: 10 minutes

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight in Pampa Lodge

Day 6: Morning Yacuma River Sailing - Pampas to Rurrenabaque - Flight to La Paz

Pass By: River Yacuma, Rurrenabaque Bolivia
Wake up at 5 am this morning to watch the sunrise. After breakfast go sailing on the Yacuma river in search of the impressive anaconda. After the tour you will have a return boat ride to Santa Rosa harbour and a jeep ride back to Rurrenabaque airport to catch your return flight to La Paz.

Meals included:

No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Since flights can be unreliable returning to La Paz, we recommend planning to leave La Paz at least two days after the trip ends in case flights from Rurrenabaque are delayed 24 hours"
"Accommodation in private cabin lodges (double or triple) with private bathrooms in Pampas, shared bathroom in Madidi - mosquito nets, beds, sheet/cover."
"Vegetarian meals available, use Special Requirements field to notify us"
"Suggested Packing List: Comfortable walking shoes, swimsuit, towel, sun hat, sunblock, sunglasses, personal items, personal medications, small day pack, water bottle, camera, charger"
"This day to day itinerary is subject to change without prior notice according to climatic and river conditions."
"Wildlife viewing is subject to climatic conditions and the wild nature of the animals. We cannot guarantee wildlife viewing while you are in the Amazon since it depends on the animals. During wet season chances of seeing animals greatly reduces as the river is high and animals tend to spread out among the pampas. Please also note that the chance of sighting snakes/anacondas is always about 50%."
"Bring enough cash with you before leaving La Paz since ATMs in Rurrenabaque are not reliable."
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Please note this is an independent tour, which means you'll enjoy the flexibility of being on your own for most of the trip and will only have a guide for certain experiences along the way."
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"

Start Time: 08:00 AM
Duration: 6 Days
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered


  • El Alto Airport, La Paz Bolivia

Cancellations and refunds: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • La Paz airport drop-off
  • Roundtrip Flight: La Paz - Rurrenabaque - La Paz
  • Rurrenabaque airport pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation in Boats & Jeep
  • 5x Breakfast
  • 4x Dinner
  • 5x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 5 nights

Not Included

  • Entrance Fees: Madidi National Park (200bs), Santa Rosa Protected Park (150bs)
  • Other Meals & Drinks
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities


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