grands-parcs-amazoniens-1 grands-parcs-amazoniens-2 grands-parcs-amazoniens-3 grands-parcs-amazoniens-4.JPG grands-parcs-amazoniens-6 grands-parcs-amazoniens-5

Home > BALA CAMP
At the heart of the Amazonian pampa

BALA CAMP
At the heart of the Amazonian pampa

Rurrenabaque is the entryway to the Beni region, at the foot of the Serranias de Pilón Lajas and of Madidi and is the departing point for the excursions and stays in the Amazonian jungle and the pampa.
This trip takes you to camp Bala, on Rio Yacuma. The Eco-lodge, recently built, offers all the amenities (mosquito nets, toilets and showers) making it visitor friendly while respecting the environment. It is the best and most comfortable lodge in the area and is located in the heart of a pampa where Amazonian animals and plants abound.
Knowledgeable guides will accompany you on these excursions allowing you to explore this area in safety. This is an ideal setting to discover and to experience the Amazonian ecosystem.

Map

Itinerary

  • Day 1: La Paz - Rurrenabaque - La Paz - Rurrenabaque
  • Day 2: Rurrenabaque - Bala Camp
  • Day 3: Bala Camp
  • Day 4: Bala Camp - Rurrenabaque - La Paz - Rurrenabaque - El Alto Airport - La Paz

TRAVEL BOOK

Day 1: La Paz - Rurrenabaque

A private driver will pick you up at your hotel and take you to the airport.
Domestic flight La Paz - Rurrenabaque.

Night at the Maya hotel***.
Included : transfer departure, domestic flight, room & breakfast

Day 2: Rurrenabaque - Bala Camp

Departure for a 2,5 hour-trip with our private 4WD (depending on the track conditions) to the Bala camp near the Yucuma river, via the village of Santa Rosa. In the afternoon, a motorboat tour will be a great opportunity to watch many animals around the river. And particularly many different species of birds (toucans, parrots, tapacarés, king fisher, herons and other wading birds…), freshwater turtles, caimans and monkeys (howling, whistling, chichilos).
Return to camp at the end of the afternoon. After dinner we will go for a night walk to observe the nocturnal wildlife.
Lunch and dinner included.
Included : room & breakfast, lunch (no drinks), dinner (no drinks), local guide, entrance fees

Day 3: Bala Camp

In the morning, we will walk on the local tracks searching for the sicuri, the famous anaconda of up to 12 meters long and aged up to hundred years old. During this hike, we can also see some capihuaras (the biggest rodent in the world), tapirs (with a bit of luck) and some medicinal plants, still used by the local inhabitants. In another canoe or motor boat tour in the afternoon, we will fish piranhas. When back to the camp, we can safely swim in the Yacuma River with the Bufeos (pink dolphins) present in the waterways of the great Amazon Basin.
Cold lunch. Dinner included.
Included : room & breakfast, lunch (no drinks), dinner (no drinks), local guide, private transport

Day 4: Bala Camp - Rurrenabaque - La Paz - El Alto Airport - La Paz

Return to Rurrenabaque by 4WD. We will stop on a lagoon along the way to try one last time to fish some piranhas or bentons, small carnivorous fishes, prisoners of the small lagoons left after the rainy season.
Transfer at the airport for the return flight Rurrenabaque - La Paz in the afternoon.
Lunch and dinner are not included.

Domestic flight Rurrenabaque - La Paz.
A private driver will pick you up at the international airport of El Alto and drive you to your hotel in La Paz.

Night at the Naira hotel***.
Included : room & breakfast, local guide, private transport, transfer departure, domestic flight, transfer arrival, breakfast buffet , room

Hotel Maya   Rurrenabaque

Level : 3*
Included : room & breakfast

Night hotel Naira   La Paz

Level : 3*
Included : breakfast buffet , room

Beautiful Naira Hotel is located in the heart of downtown of La Paz. With 22 warm, confortable and big rooms, private bathroom, hot water 24 hours, TV, Phone and room service. The aditional services included, laundry Service, Safety Box, travel agency and restaurant. It also has a cafeteria and Internet. Few steps from San Francisco Church.

Ask us for
a quote

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE