Samaipata and Amboro national park
In this 3-days module, we invite you to discover the wonders of the Santa Cruz region: the cascades of Cuevas, the Inca archaeological site "El Fuerte" of Samaipata and the Amboro National Park.
This 637,000-hectare nature reserve stretches from 280 to 3200 meters above sea level and is home to a variety of wildlife, including 820 species of recorded birds, mammals such as the Andean bear, the jaguar, the puma and various species of monkeys, some of them unique in the world.
PROGRAMME DAY TO DAY
Santa Cruz - Samaipata
Departure from the hotel at 8:30 a.m. to go to the Inca fortress of Samaipata by private vehicle. Beautiful area between the Amazon and the Andes where we can see the remains of the most isolated Inca fortress of the empire, built to control the invasion of the Guaranis Indians.
Visit of the site. Lunch and dinner included.
Night in bungalows.
Samaipata - Amboro Park
Departure at 8:30 a.m. to go to the Amboro Park´s forest, where we can observe a few species of giant ferns only found in Bolivia (Dicksonia Sellowiana and Alsophila Incana) as well as many wild orchids species. Hike before the return to Samaipata.
Cold lunch included. Dinner included.
Night at the volcanos´ shelter.
Amboro Park - Santa Cruz
We enjoy a delicious tropical breakfast in the morning before heading out on the heights of the shelter to enjoy a panoramic view of the park Amboro. With a little luck we will have the opportunity to observe some typical bird species of the region.
Back to the shelter to enjoy a deserved swim in the natural pools nearby.
Then transfer by car to Bermejo after lunch.
Back to Santa Cruz in the late afternoon.
Cold lunch included.