Pilon Lajas is a four hundred hectares of unexplored woods, habitated by Tsimanes and Mosetenes indigenous population, the natural reserve has large variety of ecosystems, 890 fauna registered species, and Tiuichi River on of the top ten most beautiful rivers in the world, and suitable for rafting.

Pilon Lajas Community Land
Pilon Lajas Community Land
Pilon Lajas Community Land

The Reserve occupies the Southwestern region of Beni and the Center East of La Paz, in the Provinces Ballivian (Beni) and Sub Yungas, Franz Tamayo (La Paz). It has a surface of 4,000 km2. The climate is especially hot and very humid. The altitude varies between the 3,000 and 250 meters. The reserve is located in the physiographic region of the Sub-Andinic North in transition to the Alluvial Plain of Beni. The hydrography is defined by the river Quiquibey.

It posesses a high diversity of ecosystems. The most important are: Cloudy Forest of Ceja, the Sub-Andinic Rain Forest, the very Humid Forest Pedemontano, the Seasonal Humid Forest basal, Riberenos Forests and marshy palm groves of the royal palm, besides savannahs (in function to the geological substrate) in the chalk of some high mountain ranges.

There are 624 registered species of flora and the existence of 2,500 species of larger plants is estimated. The reserve has a high species diversity of palms: the pachiuva, cup, motacu, several chontas, jatata, the ivory palm, and the asai palm. Also important are the species of valuable woods such as the mara, cedar and the oak tree and others of commercial use such as the palo maria, tajibo and the jatata.

There are 748 registered species of fauna: the jaguar, londra, marimono, pejichi, manechi, black duck, river peta and the black cayman. There are reports of the presence of the jucumari and of the harpy eagle in the high mountain ranges of Muchanes. It is believed thet the Area has more than 700 species, of which 479 are registered. The chimane live in the region the, Moseten, and Pestle, settled in 25 communities composed of dispersed settlements by extensive families.

Recommended Tours:

Copacabana - Sun Island Private Tour, 1 Full Day

125 - 180

 

Puno - Copacabana - Sun Island, 1 Full Day

125 - 265

 

La Paz - Sajama Tour, 2 Days, 1 Night

259 - 396

 

Puno, Desaguadero, Tiwanaku, La Paz, 1 Full Day

119 - 215

 

Private La Paz City Tour, Half Day

33 - 59

 

Tiwanaku and Queruni, 1 Full Day

100 - 175

 

Private Tour Tiwanaku, La Paz City and Moon Valley (Valle de la Luna), 1 Full Day

85 - 145

 

La Paz - Tiwanaku - Copacabana - Sun Island - Moon Island, 3 Days, 2 Nights

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Condoriri Trek, 1 Full Day

69 - 119

 

La Paz City Tour - Shared, Half Day

39 - 39

 

La Paz - Copacabana - Isla del Sol - La Paz Shared Tour, 2 Days, 1 Night

175 - 175

 

La Paz - Copacabana - Isla del Sol - Puno Shared Tour, 2 Days, 1 Night

175 - 175

 

Catamaran Cruise La Paz - Lake Titicaca - Sun Island (Isla del Sol) - La Paz, 1 Full Day

78 - 207

 

Shared Transportation Copacabana - La Paz, Half Day

27 - 27

 

Shared Transportation La Paz - Copacabana, Half Day

27 - 27

 

Shared Tour Copacabana - Lake Titicaca and - Sun Island (Isla del Sol), 1 Full Day

49 - 49

 

Shared Tour Puno - Copacabana - Lake Titicaca - Sun Island (Isla del Sol) - La Paz or Puno, 1 Full Day

53 - 53

 

Titicaca Lake Catamaran Tour - La Paz - Sun Island - La Paz, 2 Days, 1 Night

78 - 345

 

Puno - Titicaca Catamaran Day Cruise, 1 Full Day

295 - 295

 

Tiwanaku Shared Tour, 1 Full Day

25 - 25

 

Titicaca Lake and Sun Island Private Tour 2D/1N, 2 Days, 1 Night

189 - 320

 

Huatajata Private Tour, 1 Full Day

89 - 187

 

Special offer for New Year - Catamaran La Paz - Isla del sol - La Paz , 2 Days, 1 Night

325 - 325

 

Shared Tour Death Road (Camino de la Muerte) - Mountain Bike, 1 Full Day

95 - 95

 

Huayna Potosí Tour, Half Day

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Coffee Route, 1 Full Day

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Death Road - Mountain Biking Tour, 1 Full day

95 - 95

 

Titicaca Lake and Sun Island Shared Tour Full day, 1 Full Day

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La ruta Fantasma - Atrevete a vivirla, Día completo - Full day

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Rafting and Kayaking por el Rio Coroico, Yungas, Un día (Fechas disponibles de Abril a Septiembre). Clase: II

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Bicicleta de Montana por Zongo - Naturaleza y Adrenalina, Día completo - Full day

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Rafting por el Rio Coroico - Puente Armas - Puerto Leon, Yungas, 1 Día, Clase: III - IV

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Tour de Bicicleta de Montana por el Lago Titicaca, 2 Días, 1 Noche

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Rafting por el Rio Zongo Alcoche, Yungas, 4 Días, 3 noches, Clase: IV and V

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Sajama Park and Lauca River Tour, 2 Days, 1 Night

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Coroico Tour, 2 Days, 1 Night

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Rafting y Kayaking por el Rio Coroico, Yungas, Día completo (Fechas disponibles de Noviembre a Marzo).

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