San Miguel Del Bala Ecolodge

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

The Amazon Jungle

A travel blog entry by tanyaconnor on May 22, 2014

39 photos

... of our transport boat. The 2 other girls arrived & together with our guide Norman (who is an indigenous San Jose man so who knows where Norman came from!) & the boat driver we spent the next 3 hours making our way down the Beni River to the lodge. There is a little admin to do; first you have to pay 125BS to the park office to enter the park & then 45 minutes later when you enter the park you have to go you & show your ticket. Even on the way to the park ...


A travel blog entry by ccchrissie on May 02, 2014

9 photos

... checked, up through a gorge and round many sand and shingle banks and driftwood obstructions and was getting dark as we arrived.

Got a cabin with private bath adjoining some noisy Swiss girls unfortunately – would rather have had no bathroom and peace – offered to swap with the Swiss girl in our group but she was unfortunately being noble and I got lumbered. The noisy selfish girls and their boyfriends ...

The Amazon ... big spiders and a lot of bugs!

A travel blog entry by kenanddonna2005 on Oct 09, 2012

1 comment, 171 photos

... water depth with a stick at different locations, in order not to run the propeller into the river bed. The river was littered with a lot of trees that had fallen into the river, due to the bank eroding over the years, which gave the boat driver even more obstacles to avoid. The scenery was very nice and dramatic, so my photo taker was hard at work for the entire journey.

We pulled up on shore at one point so we could have lunch … cold chicken ...

We are in the jungle baby

A travel blog entry by luharris on Nov 25, 2011


... was very yummy indeed and it was accompanied by some apple juice. During the boat journey we stopped at certain points to view some animals which was nice as this was our first taste of amazonian wildlife. The boat journey itself was very exciting as we were sailing down one of the many tributaries of the amazon river and the sheer scale of it was quite amazing. Half way between the port and the lodge was a checkpoint where we had to get off the boat and walk up a path way to sign a ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsSan Miguel Del Bala Ecolodge Rurrenabaque

    Reviewed by timbersfun

    Watch the pigs

    Reviewed Oct 30, 2011
    by (5 reviews) Brisbane , Australia Flag of Australia

    A nice place to enjoy the jungle.....We had about 50 wild pigs run through the compond...great laugh.

    A good guide...and all is well

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

    Reviewed by toucan_tango

    Beautiful and Ecologically sound

    Reviewed Jun 7, 2011
    by (4 reviews) Nottingham , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Everything was good about this trip, the food, the lodging, the guide, the settings, the price.... GO!

    Rurrenabaque, Bolivia

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