La Paz

Lake Chalalan – La Paz

laguna chalalan
laguna chalalan
Recommendations

Thin clothing, Lightweight and comfortable, vaccines against yellow fever and malaria.
First aid kit with insect repellent, antihistamines, antipyretic and against.
Coordinates UTM N 8405029 – E 616304
Altitude 350 m.a.s.l..
Temperature Min. 10 OC – Max. 36 OC

Description

Lake Chalalan – La Paz

The Chalalán Lake is located within the Madidi National Park to 94 kilometers from the town of Rurrenabaque, to go to this lake you can hire the services of the tourist company community Chalalán. It has offices in the town of Rurrenabaque and the city of La Paz. This company program visited by tourist circuits with river transportation services, power, recreational activities such as hiking and lodging, hunting photo, observation of flora and fauna, organized tours and guided by local residents, In addition performs continuous visits to the lagoon located in the property of the hostel, This lodge was built by community members, with similar characteristics to the homes of San José de Uchupiamonas, with walls of Palm chonta and interiors covered with mats, the roofs of leaves of bamboos and hardwood floors. The Lake has a surface area of approximately of 40 hectares with a coastal perimeter of 2.800 meters. They live there piranhas, lizards sicuris and birds. Surrounded by a thick forest where the trees exceed the 10 meters of altitude with plant species such as the cuchi, bibosi, toborochi and babeche. The surroundings are inhabited by large mammals and birds of various species. The Madidi and spider monkeys, macaws, parrots, Jaguars, Antas, bear flag and amphibians there have its natural location.

In the surroundings of the lagoon the Community company organises tours of observation of flora and fauna, visits to the nearby rivers to develop sports fishing, walks for the observation of birds that are located on the top of the trees, In addition to visits to surrounding communities. The dry season is the advisable to visit this lagoon, Since in rainy season, the roads become impassable.

SELF-GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT OF PEACE
MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INDUSTRIAL PROCESSING
DIRECTORATE OF CULTURE AND TOURISM
TOURISM UNIT

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