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Activities In Trinidad Beni
iTrinidad is located in the Bolivian green part, This is a tropical hot region. It is heavily forested and many large rivers run through Beni. Trinidad has over 100,000 inhabitants. It was founded in 1686 by Father Cipriano Barace. near the Llanos de Moxos. Its climate is hot and humid.
The City is surrounded by rivers, lakes and lagoons. There are many river tours and restaurants and resorts around the city’s main lagoons. Trinidad is also one of the first five Jesuit mission towns established. the others are San Javier, Loreto, San Pedro and San Ignacio de Moxos as well. Trinidad and San Ignacio de Moxos both take part in the International Baroque Music Festival every two years in Bolivia.
Activities In Trinidad Beni, Trinidad has two special museums. Itícola (Fish Fauna Museum) Museum. It is the second largest of its kind in South America and houses over 400 specimens of fish species found in the region’s lakes and lagoons.
Here you can see tiny fish, piranhas, and a preserved pink river dolphin (full sized floating in formaldehyde).
Ethno-Archeological (Kenneth Lee) Museum is also a great place to visit. Here you can see exhibits of pottery, utensils and tools, textiles and other implements used by the Moxos culture.
Capybaras are very common. Some times few kilometres away from the city is possible to see entire family walking near the lagoons. These animals are the worlds largest rodent.
The Botanical Museum displays many Amazonian plants like the Queen Victoria Amazonian Water Lilly. This plant is also something common in the area.
El Beni is the region where the endemic Blue Throated Macaws (Ara glaucogularis) live. This specie is endangered. There is a village near Trinidad where is possible to see them almost the whole year around.
- Nenufar Gigante Victoria boliviana
- Pesca De Pirañas
- Los Lagos Lodge
Chuchini; Since 1974 the owner have been carrying out work for the protection and conservation of the ecological, biological and archaeological wealth discovered in this place.
Opening the doors to the whole world to enjoy the idyllic landscapes, Chuchini invites nature lovers to enjoy in all its splendor this natural sanctuary that offers:
The Resort offers transport from the capital city, hotel cabanas, archaeological museum, restaurant services, observation towers, trails to walk to the jungle, lagoons to perform activities of fishing, swimming, sailing by day and by night, navigation by rivers and endless activities.
You’ll find the following facilities for children and adults to enjoy on site:
Archaeological museum Chuchini – discover the history of the ancient civilization that once lived here on this archaeological site Chuchini
Restaurant – enjoy a meal or just a drink beside stunning views of Chuchini lagoon; one of the most unique restaurants in Trinidad
Jungle walks – follow our trails, enjoy the ambience of the forest and spot for wildlife
Lookout tower – the perfect view point for spotting birds
Lagoon – rent a pedalo or go for a swim and explore Chuchini from the water
Children’s play area – we have swings, see-saws and slides to keep little ones happy
Relaxation areas – simply sit or swing in a hammock and enjoy the natural ambience of the surroundings
We rehabilitate and release all our animals, so the animals may change from time to time but for example you could find: toucans, monkeys or coatis
Jungle & Pampas Tours, 1-4 days
JUNGLE RAINFOREST WILDLIFE TOUR & NIGHT TOUR: ALLIGATOR WATCHING
DAY 1 –
08:00 Pick-up from your hotel reception or 08:00 – 10:30 from the airport in Trinidad and transport to Chuchini. During the drive you’ll experience the beautiful wildlife and landscape of Chuchini for the first time (50 minutes). In the rainy season you will navigate by boat from the fisher village Loma Suarez on the scenic river Ibaré to the Chuchini Lagoon
08:50 Arrival in Chuchini. You’ll be shown to your accommodation, where you can freshen up before enjoying a delicious traditional breakfast. Look out for our noisy neighbours, a group of blue macaws
9:30 Tour of the area – and Jungle walk to the lagoon “Media Luna” (half moon, there is a floating island in a crescent shape) along the way you’ll learn about the variety of fauna and flora of the area before exploring and fishing piranhas at the lagoon (3 hours) – in the rainy season we navigate by boat through the mystical rainforest
12:30 Lunch – typical Bolivian meal with tropical fruit juice
13:30 Free time – rest in your room (with private bathroom) or laze in a hammock in the shade
14:30 Tour of Chuchini lagoon by motorboat or canoe to look for wildlife such as capybara, turtles and many bird species (2 hours)
18:30 Dinner – traditional Bolivian meal
19:30 Night tour of the lagoon – to spot alligators when they are most active. Our guide Efrem Ibis is an expert at catching them for you to hold – and make a picture! Afterwards we put them back in the lagoon again (45 minutes)
Jungle Madidi Tour price: 105 USD per person
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