Adventure sports: Rafting in the Chapare (2 days, from Cochabamba)
Feel the breathtaking fury of the water and the hiting waves that make the boat tremble. You need to paddle with endurance and passion, while your heartbeats accelerate, appears exhaustion and you have to clench your teeth. And when you nearly don´t have strength anymore to control the rapids of the roaring river, the guide will yelling at you to give you instructions and to rise your morale, to get strengths out of where there is no strenght anymore, you are defeating obstacle and you are shouting and jumping of emotion when you feel the waves smashing against your body.
Our team consists of professional guides and equipment that you will find in perfect condition to take you to experience an unforgetable adventure with the highest demand on security.
At 08.30 in the morning we’ll leave for Cochabamba’s tropic: Villa Tunari 3 ½ hours and 160 km, a quiet trip to arrive at the Jungle Hotel El Puente, where we’ll have a nice lunch while enjoying the exuberant landscape that surrounds the hotel: the jungle. After breakfast we’ll proceed to do an amazing activity: the canopy, a circuit that consists of a pulley suspended by assembled cables in a decline or inclination, what makes the person, who’s doing this activity, glide from the superior part to the inferior one, impelled by gravity. Besides, this circuit also has a rappel, a pendulum, plus it is possible to enjoy a tour in the jungle paths and a swim in the ponds. Return to El Puente Hotel to dinner and enjoy the hotel’s facilities, such as the ponds, the pool, the hammock hall and the ecological paths.
After breakfast, we’ll leave for Hatunpampa at approximately 20 km away from El Puente Hotel, where we’ll receive an explanation and we’ll learn the necessary techniques to enjoy the most passionate adventure activities in Chapare: rafting in the Espiritu Santo river, an activity for all ages. It lasts about 3 hours and in the end we’ll be able to swim freely in the river accompanied by the exuberant vegetation. Return to the hotel for lunch. After lunch, we’ll leave for Machía Park. A place where a variety of diverse wild animal species cohabit in harmony. In the park, monkeys, parrots, badgers and other species cohabit; it is a pleasant and nice experience for adults and children. Another park attraction is the topographic structure; from there you can enjoy a beautiful view of the tropical landscape and the buttresses of the oriental mountain range. Return to Cochabamba.
Included in the package
- 2 night accommodation at the Jungle Hotel El Puente.
- Tropical buffet breakfast
- All transfers in private transportation service
- Guide service during all tour (Spanish)
- Optional: Tour guide English/German speaking (On request)
- Activity: complete canopy
- Activity: rafting
- Visit and entrance fee to Carrasco National Park
- Half- liter bottle of water a day.
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