Tour 3: La Paz – Jungle and Pampas – Lake Titicaca
Day 1: Private transfer from airport or bus station to the hotel
Overnight stay in La Paz.
Day 2: City tour – Rurrenabaque
After lunch we have a private transfer to the airport where a 45 minute flight takes us to Rurrenabaque, «down into the heat». After another transfer we spend the night in «Rurre» as the locals call it.
Day 3: Rurrenabaque – Jungle Madidi National Park
We will arrive at our eco-lodge around midday, where you will receive a refreshing glass of fruit juice as a welcome drink before being shown your accommodation. We will then have lunch. In the afternoon we will walk along a trail called arroyo seco, «small dry creek» where you will see a variety of plants and learn about their many uses. These plants are used for medicines, crafts and construction materials.
With a little luck we will see some species of monkeys, peccaries, birds and many insects. After dinner we can relax.
Day 4: Jungle – Madidi National Park
We have lunch and rest a bit. Whoever wants to can go fishing in the afternoon or make handicrafts from plants.
Day 5: Jungle – Pampas
You will be shown your accommodation and we will have lunch. In the afternoon, after a rest, we will go along the River Yacuma by boat to look for and take pictures of caimans, capybaras, turtles, a great variety of species of birds and others. Before we return we may be able to swim with the beautiful pink river dolphins which live in this wonderful place. (Please note: This is dependent upon the season. It is not possible to swim with the river dolphins all year long, normally just in the rainy season, December to February, and somewhat afterward). We eat in our eco-lodge and enjoy the evening.
Day 6: Pampas – Rurrenabaque – La Paz
Day 7: La Paz – Copacabana – Island of the Sun
We board a private boat at the harbour (90 min) – there is also the possibility of the tourist boat to Yumani with a similar hike (about 1,5 hours) – and go to the southern part of the Island of the Sun to Pilcocaina.
We visit the Palace of Pilcocaina, archaeological ruins from the Inca period. Afterwards we hike in about 50 minutes to our hotel. During this hike we have fantastic views of the Andes Cordillera Real mountains range and the majestic Lake Titicaca, at an elevation of 3850 metres the highest navigable lake in the world. You can partly see the lake even from both sides of the island. We will have dinner and have time to rest.
Day 8: Island of the Sun – Copacabana – La Paz
We spend the night in La Paz.
Day 9: Private transfer from the hotel to the airport or bus station
Pick up from hotel and transfer to the airport or bus station.
Accommodation is in 3 Star hotels or 3 Star hostels in Double rooms with private toilet, shower and breakfast, in Rurrenabaque for the Pampas tour in an Eco-Lodge there is a private shower and toilet, and in the Jungle it is a double room with shared shower and toilet. On the Island of the Sun we stay in an Eco-Lodge.
English speaking guide for the City tour, Jungle and Pampas tour, Copacabana and Island of the Sun.
Private or public boat to Island of the Sun and back. Entrance fees to all tourism sites. All Meals during the tour in Rurrenabaque and in Copacabana and on the Island of the Sun.
Flight tickets La Paz–Rurrenabaque–La Paz, 4 Private transfers airport–hotel–airport in La Paz and shared transfers in Rurrenabaque.
Not included in the price:
Price per person (at least 2 people):
Shared boat: 1224 USD
Private boat: 1264 USD
The tours are private and organized for two people.
If you are more than two people, please ask for the price.
Private transport La Paz – Copacabana – La Paz is possible.
The tour can also end in Puno or Cusco.
If you wish, ask for more or less service.
Change the tour according to your wishes.