Day 1: La Paz. Airport reception and transfer to your hotel. City tours in the afternoon. Includes: (L), (D).
Day 2: La Paz – Tihuanaco – Copacabana. Morning departure to the Tihuanaco ruins. Depart for Copacabana. During the drive you will be able to see the magnificent, Lake Titicaca. At the half way point, you will take a ferry the Strait of Tiquina. After the 3 hour crossing, check-in and take a walking tour of Copacabana to visit the cathedral, main plaza and Horca del Inca. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 3: Copacabana – Isla del Sol. In the morning walk to Yampupata for 4 to 5 hours and then take a boat to the Island of the Sun. Accommodations at a local hotel and in the afternoon venture out to look at the sun setting over the beautiful lake and island. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 4: Copacabana – La Paz. After breakfast take a boat to Copacabana. After lunch return to La Paz. Transfer to the hotel. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 5: La Paz – Rurrenabaque. Transfer from the hotel to the airport. Flight to Rurrenabaque. Transfer to the hotel, where you will have lunch. Free afternoon to explore this colorful town on the bank of the Beni River. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 6: Rurrenabaque - Chalalan - Madidi National Park. After an early breakfast, travel up the Beni River in a dugout canoe, passing through the spectacular Cañón del Bala (Bala Gorge). The wild and scenic Tuichi River is your gateway to Madidi National Park, and tour access to the Chalalan Ecolodge, your well-designed and comfortable accommodation. After checking in, guests will have the opportunity to explore several short forest trails, including a stop off at the "Mirador" (lookout), which offers spectacular views of Chalalan Lake and some of the mountain ranges in the area. After dinner, an optional night walk or canoe trip on the lake to look for wildlife. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 7: Chalalan - Madidi National Park. After breakfast, take an early morning trek through the forest. Your local guides will share their extensive knowledge of plants (including their traditional medicinal uses), natural history, and animal behavior. After lunch at the lodge and a relaxing afternoon (a swim in the lake is recommended), you can walk another of Chalalan´s trails to observe some of the amazing variety of birds found in the area. After dinner, learn about the San Jose community, its history, stories and traditions. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 8: Chalalan - Madidi National Park. Today you will go on the longest of your hikes, passing through primary rain forest and gallery forest on your way to the Rayamayo and Eslabon Rivers. Return to Chalalan in the afternoon. Participate in, and learn about, the making of traditional Tacana handicrafts. Dinner tonight is “dumoquavi”, a traditional dish (river catfish wrapped in leaves), a delicious feast and a great way to spend your last evening in Chalalan. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 9: Chalalan – Rurrenabaque – La Paz. After an early breakfast, walk to the Tuichi River, where you will board the boat to return to Rurrenabaque. The return trip (down-river) is fast; it takes only about three hours. Transfer to Rurrenabaque airport and flight to La Paz. Transfer to your hotel. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 10: International departure. Transfer to the international airport. Includes: (B).
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