Fishing in Bolivia

Fishing in the National Park of Madidi - an opportunity to plunge into the pristine nature of Bolivia. Many natural habitats from perpetual snow to the tropical landscapes of the Amazon lowlands, more than 190 types of fish, including PACU, Catfish surubi and pride of the Amazon - the Golden Dorado.

We offer fishing tours in Bolivia, include fishing in closed for free fishing the rivers, Rondo, Ciciba, Eslabon. Long-term experience of our guides and careful preparation of the tour will allow you to enjoy recreation and fishing in one of the most interesting places on the planet and get a vivid, unforgettable impressions from visiting Bolivia.

District fishing: the national Park of Madidi, rivers closed to fishing, free Rondo, Ciciba, Eslabon.

National Park Madidi (Spanish Parque Nacional Madidi) is located in the North-West of Bolivia, at the foot of the Andes in the upper Amazon river basin. The Park, of which, in conjunction with the nearby National nature reserves Manuripi-Hit, and Mana Aalabama an area of 19 km2, is one of the largest protected areas in the world and is considered one of the most biologically diverse regions on the planet. This area is home to 156 species of mammals, 71 species of reptiles, thousands of rare plants, over 1000 species of birds - approximately 11% of all species of birds in the world, 192 of the described species, and about 104 suspected that in total corresponds to 51% of fish fauna of Bolivia.

Group members: optimally 4 people. The group includes in addition to fishermen, tourists, guide, cook, 4-5 working Indians.

The dates of the tour: 12 days,11 ноче1, 6 full days of fishing.

Accommodation: the first and last nights at a hotel in the city of Rurrenabaque, in the alloy in the camps.

Safety: this region has written a lot of horror stories, different websites are full description of poisonous snakes, terrible disease carrying insects and predators hunting the tourist. Just want to explain the tour takes place on the river, not venturing directly into the jungle, where, under the cover of the forest is hiding dangerous animals. Camp out in open places near the river. The season is chosen based on the combination of two factors - the best fishing and minimum number of insects. Over several years of conducting similar expeditions, not one was bitten or sick, no one brought any sores except for calluses.

The program of the tour:

Day 1.
Arrival in Bolivia at the international airport of El Alto, La Paz, Bolivia, meeting with the guide. The flight from La Paz to Rurrenabaque (about 40 minutes), hotel accommodation Amaibo, relaxation, a little shopping. Rum, beer

Day 2.
Breakfast at the hotel Ambaibo Rurrenabaque. Departure from the hotel to the port. Beginning of the rafting.

Day 3-9
The alloy, fishing, overnight in the camp.

Day 10-11
Return to Rurrenabaque, a night in a hotel. The flight to La Paz.

The price includes:

  • Local flights, all transfers, guide;
  • Accommodation for 2 person in a tent (air mattress, sleeping bag not provided);
  • Accommodation in hotels along the route, a 2-person accommodation (in case of single occupancy in the hotel - the customer pays the difference of placement);
  • Meals on route camping (hot Breakfast and dinner lunch on the fishing trip), bottled water is simple and sweet along the route;
  • Advice guides and conductors (English-, Spanish - and Russian - speaking);
  • Fishing license, a permit to visit the national Park, entrance tickets where necessary;
  • Service and maintenance personnel (4 Indians, 1 cook, 1 guide per group of 4);
  • Equipment rental, tent camp, using of boats, canoes;
  • The fuel usage of the generator route for charging equipment;
  • All loading and unloading operations on the route, including installation/removal of camps

Note: weight of personal Luggage not exceeding 20 kg.

The client is obliged to have: repellents (we recommend red gardeks, there is a bug), better Moskito easy, hat, bandana, sunscreen UV from the sun, sunglasses, flashlight, mug, 2 pairs of thin pants, sunscreen, sleeping bag is not thick on temperature 10 - 30 can with liner, self-inflating sleeping pad (we recommend the firm Thermorest), boots with felt soles (better on the spikes!!!!!!!), a jacket in case the weather changes or cold weather, waterproof bags under clothes for rafting.

A feature of the climate of Bolivia is that in this country there is a single full-climatic zones. In lowland areas there is subequatorial and tropical climate, but in mountain areas, the weather takes an extreme continental nature. Summer (September to February) the temperature rises to 34 °C. At this time there are frequent rains. In winter (March to April) in Bolivia is quite comfortable temperature — 21 °C.
How to get thereHow to get there
Would have to fly with two transfers, often with different airlines. The most convenient docking options can be found in the airlines Iberia (via Madrid and Lima), Air France (via Paris and Caracas), Lufthansa (changing in Frankfurt and Lima) and Alitalia (via Rome or Milan and Rome). In any case will have to spend more days — 27 hours including connections.
Dorado gold, Pak, Surubi.

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The best time is from early June to mid-October


Boats on the alloy

The tour costs € 2950 per person