Learn about medicinal plants on this tour in the Jungle of Madidi National Park rurrenabaque, Bolivia

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Learn about medicinal plants on this tour in the Jungle of Madidi National Park Rurrenabaque, Bolivia

Max Adventures  00385759

Tour “A quick peek into the jungle”

07:00   Reception in MAX ADVENTURES office with tea or coffee.  Store unneeded articles in the lockers.  Introduction to the guides.

07:30   We leave by boat and cross over the river to San Buenaventura to pay the entry fee of 125 bs to the Madidi National Park.  We then head up the River Beni for 2.5 hours.  We stop briefly at the Madidi Park Guard Office just before heading up the Tuichi River.  Here the Madidi Park Guards show us a map of the area and explain a bit about the Park.  We continue on up the Tuichi River, enjoying the beautiful scenery and wildlife on the way.  We should spot herons, kingfishers, egrets and birds of prey and maybe some capybaras on the riverside.

10:00   A jungletrek with your guide before lunch, with any luck you will spot monkeys, snakes, frogs, caimans, wild boars, lots of birds and a multitude of different insects.

12:00   LUNCH by the camp fire

13:00   Another jungle trek with your guide where he will point out and explain about the medicinal and toxic plants and trees, seasonal fruits and flowers, varieties of insects, animals and birds we see on the way.  The guide will also talk a little about survival techniques such as finding clean water, navigation and which plants can be eaten.

16:00   Relax in the boat and enjoy the scenery and wildlife on the way back to Rurrenabaque.  Normal arrival in Rurrenabaque will be between 16:00 and 17:00.


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