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San Carlos Reserve

This spectacular new and exciting wildlife conservation tour takes you to explore some of the most wild and pristine ecosystems in Bolivia. Situated on a remote and pristine river system in Beni Bolivia, this reserve is the perfect destination for travellers whom are looking to get well of the beaten track in search of Bolivia’s unique flora and fauna.

This property offers incredible scenery and wildlife watching opportunities, it’s one of the premier destinations in Bolivia to observe Pink Dolphins, Black Caimans, Giant Anteaters, Macaws, Monkeys and the majestic Jaguar.

Accessing this Reserve is an adventure in itself and varies greatly depending on the season, in the wet season December – March access is via 4WD/Boat while in the dry season you can access only via land. Either option is incredible with plenty of wildlife to be observed.

(4 DAYS)

SAN CARLOS RESERVE ULTIMATE WILDLIFE TOUR
BENI JAGUAR CONSERVATION PROJECT

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This spectacular new and exciting wildlife conservation tour takes you to explore some of the most wild and pristine ecosystems in Bolivia. Situated on a remote and pristine river system in Beni Bolivia, this reserve is the perfect destination for travellers whom are looking to get well of the beaten track in search of Bolivia’s unique flora and fauna.

This property offers incredible scenery and wildlife watching opportunities, it’s one of the premier destinations in Bolivia to observe Pink Dolphins, Black Caimans, Giant Anteaters, Macaws, Monkeys and the majestic Jaguar.

Accessing this Reserve is an adventure in itself and varies greatly depending on the season, in the wet season December – March access is via 4WD/Boat while in the dry season you can access only via land. Either option is incredible with plenty of wildlife to be observed.

TOUR INFORMATION

  • Duration:

    4 days or longer

  • Tour Type:

    Wildlife watching

  • Suitable for:

    Families, photographers, wildlife watchers, birdwatchers

  • Accommodation:

    Basic lodge/Ranch

  • Tour starting /ending point:

    Trinidad Bolivia

  • Transport mode:

    Boat, 4WD and horseback

  • Tour availability:

    Year round.

ACTIVITIES

Hiking, boating trips, night walks, setting up and checking camera traps, horseback riding, fishing, 4WD trips, bird/wildlife watching.

4 DAYS

EXAMPLE
TOUR ITINEARY

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DAY 1

Airport or hotel pick up and we depart via 4WD to the town of San Ramon, keep an eye out for the regions wildlife including Capybaras, Anacondas, and Macaws etc.

After a 5 hour drive we have lunch in the charming town before we commence a 4 hour boat ride along many different river systems to the reserve. Again keeping an eye out as Jaguars, dolphins and black caiman can be seen with some frequency. Dinner and night spotlighting boat trip.

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DAY 2

Early breakfast and we commence a guided horseback ride though the pristine savannahs towards the properties many forested islands, if we are lucky we can see resident giant anteaters, marsh deer and greater rhea. Once we reach the island we enter the forests which teem with wildlife and we check and set up camera traps, if we are lucky we can see huge troops of peccaries and a huge assortment of birds and monkeys.

Lunch and some rest before we depart for the afternoon/night boat ride along a very remote river where Dolphins, Jaguars and Caimans and Capybara are seen with relative frequency. Typical dinner and option for a night excursion.

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DAY 3
Breakfast and early morning horseback ride or 4WD trip of the property to few isolated forested islands, these areas are excellent for Macaws, we will be looking for Armadillos and if extremely lucky the Maned Wolf or Giant Anteaters, we return for some rest before a typical ranch BBQ. Afternoon /evening boat ride. Dinner and rest.

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Day 4
Early breakfast and depending on season we say good bye and depart either via 4WD or by boat. This is another opportunity for wildlife watching. Lunch in a typical town and we return to the town of Trinidad either to the respective hotel or airport.

*THE AIM OF THIS TOUR IS TO HELP PRESERVE FORESTS, RECOVER LOSSES CAUSED BY JAGUAR /PUMA PREDATION, REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF BIG CATS KILLED BY CONFLICTS WITH RANCHERS, PROVIDE LOCAL EMPLOYMENT AND ALSO TO TEACH LOCALS THAT WILDIFE IS WORTH MORE ALIVE THAN DEAD.

PLEASE HELP SUPPORT THIS PROJECT AND HELP US CHANGE THE VISION OF WILDIFE CONSERVATION IN BOLIVIA.

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