JUNGLE PAMPAS TOUR BOLIVIA: CHUCHINI – Explore the hidden Alternative to Rurrenabaque
Explore the hidden Amazon Rainforest Alternative to Rurrenabaque: Chuchini is the perfect – and still – hidden Alternative to the more famous and over exploited Bolivian Pampas/Jungle Tours in Rurrenabaque. They are now overrun by hordes of tourists. If you like to enjoy Wildlife watching, scenic boat trips in the Pampas and Jungle hiking in peace, then this is the perfect location for you.
Eco Reserve & Lodge Chuchini is easy reachable from everywhere in Bolivia
The private Eco Reserve & Lodge Chuchini is close to Trinidad (Beni) is . Trinidad, Beni is easily reachable by bus or plane from everywhere in Bolivia. And this for an affordable price. From La Paz the best option is to go by Plane (52 USD) to Trinidad, the capital of the Department of Beni. Because you will not risk going down the Death Road by Bus: or be 36 hours in 3 different buses. From Cochabamba or Santa Cruz you can eigther get to Trinidad by Plane or Bus.
At Chuchini Eco Lodge we offer you lot of activities and tours in the Amazon Jungle and Pampas. We have a comfortable, yet basic Eco Lodge with facilities for all ages and needs.
Main Highlight: Pink Amazon River Dolphins (Inia Boliviensis)
Chuchini is a natural Reserve for all types of Wildlife: Here we explore the pristine Pampas and Amazonian forest areas by boat and hike treks where we look at the regions famous flora and fauna. The main highlight in this region are the pink Amazon river dolphins (Inia Boliviensis), which are seen frequently during the boat trips on the River. There are also a lot of other animals like monkeys, macaws, piranhas, caimans (alligators) and a lot of birds.
The Eco Reserve is also home to jaguars, anacondas, tapirs, pumas and many other species. Tracks are frequently seen and even the odd sighting of these incredible species is an example of how well protected this place really is.
Chuchini is the perfect – and still – hidden Alternative to the more famous and over exploited Bolivian Pampas/Jungle tours from Rurrenabaque, which are now overrun by hordes of tourists.
I'm an amateur wildlife photographer and have been to jungle lodges and camps all over the world and I can honestly say that Chuchini is one of the best run lodges I've ever visited. I have to admit that when I read on their website...More
If you are interested in nature and history, "Chuchini" is the place, that you should not miss! It´s a nice complex in the middle of the rain forest, close to the river and with the possibility to see many wild animals like different types of...More
We booked a three night, 2,5 day package at Chuchini for March 2019. Miriam and Efrem and their staff were nothing but friendly and helpful. We felt welcome and at home, although being in the middle of the jungle. Housing is basic, but clean and...More
The family who runs it is super lovel! Communication before arrival is great and so helpful. The place itself is really nice. Room was clean. Even got a towel. Food is great. They even have beer and wine.
Pretty noisy during day time when the day guests are there, extemely loud music was played which seems odd being placed in the middle of nature. With all the attraction and tours it made it seem like a little amusement park. Which is fine, but i guess i imagined it to be more like a quiet jungle refuge to be in direct contact with the nature and with possibilities to see/hear wildlife around. Although, they offer many tours for that, which i didn't go on. Can't say anything about that. I as well found it strange that the aligators were picked up, out of the water, to show them to the guests on a little evening boat trip in the lagoon. Explanations were great and interesting but doesn't seem very 'eco' for the animals. Can't be too good for them. So that's a big minus. More
This was one of our best experiences so far (2 months traveling). Birds, dolphins, caaimans, monkeys and more animals are in the area. You wake up by the sound of the animals. It is a lovely quiet place, to be totally zen with nature. A...More
I cannot recommend Efrem and Miriam enough. From the second we were collected at the bus station, we were well fed and cared for. They are the most hospitable hosts who really made sure we had the best experience over the three days. We saw...More