Chalalan Ecolodge

Madidi National Park, Madidi National Park, Bolivia | Lodge
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Travel Blogs from Madidi National Park

In the jungle, the mighty jungle

A travel blog entry by lindseykistler


For maximum culture and weather shock we next took a little plane from La Paz to Rurrenabaque, located not far away but way down, more than 3.5kms in elevation, to near sea level. The weather instantly turned hot and sultry, and the vegetation from the rather bleak highlands into dense primary rainforest. The airport at Rurre is hilarious, just a …

Jungle Massive

A travel blog entry by chris.lizzy


Our 4 day trip into the jungle started with a 5 hour motorised canoe ride along the Rivers Beni and then Tuichi deep into the Bolivian jungle and the Amazon Basin. These rivers were surprisingly fast moving with numerous rapids so we got an ocasional soaking. When we finally stopped it was only to give us our lunch to have on the river side. The …

Up the Amazon

A travel blog entry by davidandnancy


We've just spend five days in the Amazon at a lodge in the Madidi National Park, which covers an area the size of Wales (don┤t most things seem to?) in the northwest of Bolivia. We flew to Rurrenabaque, a trading post on the River Beni, and from there it was an eight-hour boat trip upstream to our lodge, which we can highly recommend - the Chalalan …

Amazon Rainforest

A travel blog entry by jonathan.felix


Day 24) After a six hour ride in a motorized canoe up tributary of the Amazon we arrived at our destination, a remote eco-lodge called Chalalan that is run by a community that is up the river another three hours. If you couldn't tell how remote this place is by that last sentence then the pristine pictures of the forest,animals, and insects should …

Lazy Rurre and the Amazon

A travel blog entry by hanna.patterson


We took off from La Paz for the Bolivian Amazon in the northern part of the country . While we had heard stories about the many issues with the flights to the city of Rurrenabarque, we took off very close to on time for the short 40 minute flight . Once in Rurre we learned that another American couple on our flight would be paired with us for our …

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsChalalan Ecolodge Madidi National Park

    Reviewed by lindseykistler

    Perfect jungle retreat

    Reviewed Mar 1, 2013
    by (2 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    This place was a highlight of a six month trip across South and Central America. Perfect staff, knowledgeable guides, great food, and well-appointed cabanas.

    Rurrenabaque, Bolivia

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    Reviewed by slowayround


    Reviewed Apr 14, 2011
    by (4 reviews) Eureka, California, USA , United States Flag of United States

    Everything was perfect. I'd go back in a second.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Chalalan Ecolodge Madidi National Park

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Traveler Photos Chalalan Ecolodge Madidi National Park

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    Chalalan grounds
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    Inside our cabin
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    Lake at Chalalan
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