River Yacuma
River Yacuma
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4.5 of 5 bubbles179 reviews
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Anna S
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
We had the most wonderful trip with Juan Carlos during our 3 day 2 night Pampas tour! I would highly recommend the experience, it was filled with so many amazing sights like a stunning sunrise and sunset, so much incredible wildlife and impressive feats of nature. Juan Carlos was such an expert on the area, it seemed like he could just sense where all the wildlife was hiding and had so much great information to share.
He was so kind and funny too, and really made an effort to get to know us which we all appreciated. The accommodation was very comfortable and the food throughout the trip was exceptional, a chef comes with you for your journey. Finally, it was very easy to organize the trip as the JaguarSirius team is very responsive and proactive. I really cannot recommend Juan Carlos and JaguarSirius enough!
Written 28 February 2024
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Diego C
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Friends
Amazing 5 days tour in the jungle with the best possible guide: Severo. We were lucky to have the most delicious food cooked by Mercedes, an amazing woman. This duo of true and joyful people always laughing and smiling made this semi-survival experience unforgettable.
Written 12 June 2022
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Carl F
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019 • Friends
We went on the pampas tour with Deep Rainforest. Amazing organization since the beggining in La Paz. We booked Jungle Rafting 6 days, pampas 3 days and flight back to La Paz and no regrets on the tour itself. they were punctual to pick us up and all food and transport delivered as promissed. the pampas is a great place and even when it is crowded we could enjoy it from beggining to end. Great 3 days after 6 days on the tube raft from La Paz.
Written 4 September 2019
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Sophia V
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019 • Friends
We did the Pampas with Deep Rainforest Tour Operator. All flights and tour booked from La Paz.
We started with the Jungle Rafting 6days had a gap of one day in Rure and continued with Pampas.
Great organization.
Written 21 August 2019
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Katherine W
7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019 • Couples
The pampas tour with dolphin travel was one of the best things we’ve done in 6 months of travelling!! I would 100% recommend the trip! The accommodation was super cute and comfy, the food was amazing and we saw 4 toucans, 2 anacondas, a sloth, loads of river dolphins, capybara and monkeys and hundreds of cayman and more. Our guide Nivardo was amazing and could spot animals we would never have noticed!!
Written 1 August 2019
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Kathy
13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Family
Dolphin Tours was great! The whole adventure, including the travel, was a blast! At first, you must travel by car for a couple of hours, over an unpaved road. We could see many types of birds, including a toucan...we stopped when Nevardo spotted a sloth (!) in a tree near the road. He was a great guide, speaking English very well, even though we had some Spanish-speaking guests in our group. He also knows a lot about the local flora, fauna and culture, patiently explaining things to us. He also had a great sense of humor and an infectious laugh! The boat ride to the lodge and all through the Pampas was fun too. The lodge was very new, and well-thought out. Mosquito nets over the beds (another tour did not provide these) were much appreciated, since it did allow you to have your flashlights on in the cottage after the generators were turned off, without mosquitoes biting you. I appreciated the wine that was provided after dinner the one night, since I am not a beer drinker. The only thing that I think could be improved on is to provide bottled water, rather than the "filtered" water. Everyone in our group that did not bring their own water is sick...a known risk in an unfamiliar place, but it would have been perfect if not for the water issue. Overall, I would definitely recommend Dolphin Travel! It was an adventure of a lifetime!
Written 21 May 2019
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Hamburg, Germany9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Couples
We had an amazing time in the pampas with Dolphin Travel and our guide Nivardo! This agency is a bit more expensive than some others, but it was totally worth it. They are really trying to leave nature untouched, e.g. we were not allowed to feed nor touch any of the animals or to put sunscreen on before swimming with the dolphins. Nivardo is a very fun and charismatic person and extremely knowledgeable. He has eagle eyes so we spotted a lot of animals. The lodge and the food were beyond our expectations. 100% recommendable!
Written 21 April 2019
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Amanda Z
Perth, Australia15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Couples
We booked a 3 nights pampas tour with dolphin travels and it was amazing. The office staff are really friendly and works out cheaper if you book with them directly in Rurrenabaque. Our guide Nivardo was wonderful and spoke great English. The lodges and food were both beyond expectations. We had an amazing time swimming with pink dolphins and piranha fishing.

Most importantly Dolphin tours has respect for the animals and they do not touch or feed them. We watched other companies (like Flecha and Fluvial) bringing bananas to feed monkeys. During the anaconda hunt their guides pretended to find an anaconda, but really they brought it themselves and they were holding it a very long time. I told them to let it go, but they said not everyone had a picture yet, and they let people in their group hold it by the tail and pose for photos. Sunscreen and bug spray are toxic for snakes skin. Flecha also has an alligator they feed to keep in front of their lodge. Do your research and make sure you are booking with a reputable company that has respect for animals.
Written 13 April 2019
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Monja T
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 • Friends
We had a really nice 3-days-Pampas Tour. We felt save and comfortable in our boat. Nivar our Tourguide was able to show us a lot of animals and explain many things about the animals and the area we were driving through. Furthermore we had a lot to laugh with him. The whole staff was super friendly. The meals were excelent and varied. The accommodation was clean and comfortable, too. All in all, it has been an experience I don‘t want to miss.
Written 7 April 2019
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Sherrie L
47 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 • Couples
First, let me say that Dolphins Travel really are a responsible operator.

They do not feed the animals (like many of the alternatives) and they offer a great eco friendly service.

Our guide Nivardo was amazing and helped us to see loads of wildlife. The piranha fishing was a blast and one of our trip highlights from 6 months on the road!

Accomodation was great (much better than every other lodge we saw on our trip) and the food was also tasty and abundant. Would 100% recommend Dolphins! Book in Rurre, works out much cheaper!
Written 29 March 2019
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