Facile - Modéré

Discover the El Tuparro National Nature Park in the Orinoco region. Its area is part of the department of Vichada. Created in 1970, it covers an area of 548,000 ha and is bathed by the Tomo River to the north and the Tuparro, Tuparrito and Caño Maipurés Rivers to the south.

Your Itinerary

At a Glance

Highlights of this trip

Declared a National Monument and Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO.
Discover the power of water with the rivers of El Tuparro National Nature Park.
A journey off the beaten track.
Day by Day

Detailed Itinerary

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Arrival in Puerto Carreño

Communities, Cultural Exchange, Outdoor, Boat Trip
Flight Bogotá – Puerto Carreño (not included). We will meet you at Germán Olano airport. You'll go to your hotel in Puerto Carreño and then take a boat to Tuparro park. We'll travel down the Orinoco river, starting from Puerto Carreño to the village of Cazuarito. Then we'll take a boat trip to the mouth of the Meseta canyon and an approximately one hour hike to the harbor known as ‘El Tablón,’ the plank.
Then visit the Garcitas community and have lunch. After, we'll take a boat trip to El Tuparro National Natural Park.
In the afternoon, we'll settle into the campsite, hike through the Maipures rapids, and then return to the campsite.
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Tuparro National Park - Attalea Trail - Caño Lapa

Waterfall, Art & Culture, Communities
The tour starts at 7:00 am on the Attalea Trail. Eventually, we'll reach a lookout point, where you'll see a spectacular panoramic view of the Maipures rapids. After, return to the Maipures Visitors Center to get to know it’s facilities and continue on our way along the Tuparro river toward the indigenous community, Raudalito Caño Lapa of the Sikuani ethnic group. Observe the production process of traditional dishes made from the yuca plant. See firsthand the ‘churatas,’ indigenous dwellings, built from wood and palms. Visit the Lapa Canyon waterfall and swim in its crystal clear waters.
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Tomo river

Swimming, Outdoor
All-day journey on the Tomo river. Hike on the Anaconda Trail and the natural swimming holes and have a chance to swim and snorkel in their blue waters. Depending on time, you’ll be able to climb up Thomas Hill or Peinillas Hill to get a spectacular view of the savannah and river.
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Tuparro National Park - Puerto Carreño

Outdoor, Swimming, Art & Culture
Depart at 5:30 am and climb Guahino hill to get an amazing panoramic view of the Maipures rapids and the El Tuparro Park savannah. Breakfast and start the journey at 7:00 am on the Orinoco river, towards Puerto Carreño, passing through the Atures torrents. Visit the mouth of the Meseta canyon, take a refreshing swim, get a chance to see petroglyphs, and then continue to Cazuarito. Return and settle into your hotel.
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Bojonawi Reserve

Pink Dolphins, Fauna&Flora, Outdoor
This morning, observe pink dolphins at the crossing of the Meta and Orinoco rivers. After this, journey along the mouth of the Bita river. Then, visit the Bojonawi Natural Reserve, observe the native fauna and ecological hike, and then return to Puerto Carreño.At the end of the afternoon, transfer from the hotel to the airport to take a flight back to Bogotá.
Flight Puerto Carreño - Bogotá (not included)
Photo Galery

The Journey in Images

Terms of stay

What the Trip Includes


All Breakfasts, Lunches and DinnersAccommodation in maloka / hammockLocal transportationLocal guides specialist of the region

Not Included

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