La Paz

Russian port – La Paz

Tourist activities

Hiking trails of interpretation, observation of flora and fauna; Community tourism and taking pictures.

Nearby attractions

River Undumo, Community Macahua and the town of Ixiamas.

Recommendations

Thin clothing, Lightweight and comfortable. First aid kit with insect repellent, antihistamines, antipyretic and against. A vaccine against yellow fever and malaria must be received before plunging this region.

Description

Russian port – La Paz

The community of Russian port is located to 23 kilometers to the South of the urban center of Ixiamas. You can reach this settlement by land or air. The air connection must be from the city of La Paz to Rurrenabaque. On the basis of this population is San Buenaventura previously crossing the Beni river, from this point continues the journey by road to the town of Ixiamas. There you can hire vehicles to Russian port. In this community, they are seated 40 families of the native indigenous group Chiman also called 'Tsimane'. Its inhabitants preserved their ancestral culture. In it keeps great respect to the elderly by wisdom that carry. Traditional knowledge is transmitted by oral tradition. "Tsimane" live hunt, fishing and the harvesting of fruits. Agriculture is subsistence. Surpluses are sold in the town of Ixiamas. They made beautiful crafts in wood, seeds and palm leaves.

The community has developed its capacities for tourism taking advantage of your lifestyle and the natural beauty of the environment. It has conditioned trails where you can observe species of wood as the mapajo, bibosi, Oak and other; a variety of animals such as the "hawler", "whistling monkey", "andcollared", "pig of troop", In addition to antas, macaws, guacharos, snakes and frogs. The main attraction of the region is the Undumo River; This is close to the community which is characterized by the formation of a meander inhabited by specimens of freshwater and Tarpon, Piranha, lizards and sicuris.

Its advisable to visit the community is the dry season in the months of May to September.

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

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