Las Tortugas Ecolodge, Pampas del Yacuma, Bolivia

Description

Surrounded by a gallery forest and on the banks of the Yacuma River, the ecolodge Las Tortugas is built entirely with local materials in total harmony with the natural environment around.
The comfortable cabins equipped with mosquito nets, hot shower and ventilation offer comfort and security for a restful sleep after each excursion to enjoy the abundant fauna of Las Pampas del Yacuma. Our cozy dining room overlooking the Yacuma River will not only allow you to taste delicious dishes and exotic drinks, you will also be able to observe turtles, monkeys, lizards, alligators and river dolphins from its balcony.
Las Tortugas Ecolodge invite you to visit one of the most fascinating places in the Bolivian Amazon, Las Pampas del Yacuma and the tourist destination Rurrenabaque-Madidi-Pampas.

Sights

The Pampas del Yacuma Municipal Protected Area (APM) was created in 2007 and covers an area of 616,453 ha. in the municipality of Santa Rosa del Yacuma in the west of the department of Beni. One of the objectives for the creation was to preserve the biodiversity of the area compatible with the sustainable development of the region. Ecotourism in the region is one of the most important economic sources for Santa Rosa, and it is also part of the tourist offer of the city and the tourist center Rurrenabaque, as a starting point for tours to the Pampas. The area protects the savannas of the Moxos plains, with its ecological uniqueness due to annual flooding.
The landscape consists of a complex mosaic of habitats: flooded savannas, wetlands, forest islands, gallery forests, palm trees, and aquatic plants. It is also home to a wide variety of wildlife, with endemic and critically endangered species sucwh as: The madidi titi and the blue-throated macaw. Other relevant species are: jaguar, maned wolf, river dolphin (Inia boliviensis), and the black caiman.

For information about tours to the Madidi National Park & the Pampas del Yacuma to visit Las Tortugas Ecolodge, please click here.

Address: 
Calle Santa Cruz entre calle Comercio y Avaroa, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia
Telephone: 
+591-71986880
+591-3-8922704
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