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4-Day Jungle Tour to the Amazon from Bogota

On this 4 day Amazon jungle experience you will get to see the best this exotic jungle has to offer. From sightseeing to canoeing, to hiking in remote areas, you are sure to leave here with a new understanding of the jungle. If you are short on time this adventure can also be shortened to 3 days, but 4 days is recommended to truly appreciate the beauty and diversity.

per adult from

$1,169

AUD

Duration

4 days

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  • What's included :
    • 3x Breakfast
    • 3x Dinner
    • 4x Lunch
    • Internal flights round trip - Bogota to La Macerena (or Villavicencio to La Macarena if Bogota is not available- transport to Villavicencio airport included in this case)
    • Fully guided trips - Spanish speaking guide. English guide by request (+$75usd/day)
    • All meals (from lunch on the first day to lunch on the last day) in local restaurants in La Macarena (breakfasts and dinners). The lunches are served during the trip to the river as "fiambre" (typical Colombian dish served in banana leaves)
    • All accommodation in single/double/triple room (according to preference) in one of the hotels in town.
    • All camping gear- pillow, sleeping bag, sleeping bad
    • All transfers (boats and 4x4)
    • Local taxes
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Alcoholic drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off- must arrive to the Bogota airport on your own (transfer from hotel is included if you fly out of Villavicencio)

  • Day 1: Caño Cristales

    Stop At: Cano Piedra, La Macarena Colombia
    You will start your adventure in Bogota. Arriving at the airport on your own, you will board your flight from Bogota to La Macarena (1 hour flight). Presentation time can be as early as 5:00am*. Once you arrive at the La Macarena airport you will be greeted by a FlashpackerConnect guide/representative. From here, you will attend an information session with National Park Sierra de la Macarena (video and talk with park representative) and be transported to your hotel for check in.

    Today, you will journey to Caño Piedra. Here you will get to swim in the beautiful water surrounded by the rich environment of Colombia. You will also get an opportunity to view the local wildlife.

    After lunch, we will continue our trip onto the river for a river trip to try and see freshwater dolphins. The trip will continue till sunset then we will venture back to La Macarena.

    Please note that your guide will be with you during all excursions and meals.

    *Your flight itinerary will be emailed to you about 1 week prior to your reservation.
    **Please note that La Macarena is a very remote Amazon town and while comfortable, accommodations come with only the basic amenities. Most do not have hot water.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Cano Cristales

    Stop At: Cano Cristales, La Macarena Colombia
    Before your adventure starts you will have breakfast at a local restaurant. Afterwards, you will launch from La Macarena’s boat ramp for a 30 minute boat ride. During this ride you will have the opportunity to see monkeys, and exotic bird species such as the prehistoric Hoatzan. You will then be transported in 4x4s from the La Cachivera district to Caño Cajuche. Once we arrive in Caño Cajuche we will start our walk to Caño Cristales.* Our route will end at Los Ochos also known as "The 8s" which is considered the most picturesque location throughout the park (around 6 hours total).

    Please note that while hiking we will take many breaks for pictures and swimming, it is often very hot so please bring an ample supply of water (no single use water bottles allowed).

    After leaving the park we will return in 4x4s to the Guayabero River and go back to La Macarena. You will have time to rest at your hotel and meet for dinner with your guide. After dinner you will get to enjoy traditional Joropo music as well as learn some local dances.

    *Your route through the park is assigned the morning of your trip by Cormacarena and the National Park. While the park admits up to 350 people per day, you will most likely see no more than 20 people due to these planned trails.
    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: El Raudal Full Day Hike

    Stop At: La Macarena, La Macarena, Meta Department
    Today you will start with breakfast at a local restaurant with your guide. From there you will launch from La Macarena boat ramp for a boat ride (around 1 hour). During this boat ride, you have the opportunity to see monkeys, exotic bird species such as the prehistoric Hoatzan, and many more. As you continue to venture down the river, you will notice a change in environment when the Andes transitions into the Amazon. Some of the wildlife you might encounter is freshwater dolphins, anacondas, crocodiles, and many other species. Once you arrive at La Ciudad de Piedra (City of Stone), you will be able to see Pre-Colombian rock carvings and paintings. Your guide will educate you on the history of the indigenous tribes and unique rock formations at this location.
    Return to La Macarena for dinner with your guide.

    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 4: Return to Bogotá

    Stop At: La Macarena, La Macarena, Meta Department
    On the morning of your last day you will wake up early for a sunrise wildlife boat ride (around 6:00am depending on time of year) after enjoying this you will be taken to breakfast at a local farm. After breakfast, you will go back to your hotel to pack (around 9:00 am). Flights back to Bogota vary in time and are typically between 10:00am-2:00pm depending on availability and flight schedule that day. (Lunch included if you have an afternoon flight.)

    From here you will take the trip back to Villavicencio and then Bogota (or straight to Bogota if flights are available).
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    El Dorado Luis Carlos Galan Sarmiento International Airport, Ac. 26 ##103-9, Fontibón, Bogotá, Colombia
    Departure Time :
    Everyday. Departure time will change depending on flights and you will be notified at least 1 day prior with your flight times.
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A minimum of 02 people per booking is required
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by FlashpackerConnect LLC

Activity ID: V-38645P8

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