Tourist attractions in Beni

Beni Tourist Attractions
Riberalta

Riberalta

Riberalta is located in the Northwest portion of Bolivia, at the spot where the Beni and Madre de Dios Rivers join. Tourist activities include visiting the centers of chestnut production or the areas where rubber is collected and contact with indigenous culture.

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Bioshpere Reserve of Beni

Bioshpere Reserve of Beni

Located to the southwest area of Beni. Biosphere reserve is an wooded archipielago surrounded by savannah and wetlands, woods and swamps, full of diverse fauna and flora.

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Trinidad Cathedral

Trinidad Cathedral

Built in 1931 in academic style. This church was mostly built with rubble, but it does have several valuable objects considered antiques and also because of their artistic characteristics. Some interesting pieces worth mentioning include paintings such as Nuestra Senora de Belen (Our Lady from Bethlehem), which was made by artisans from Cuzco and El Nacimiento del Nino Dios (The Birth of the Infant God), painted in Guamaga

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Anillo de Circunvalacion

Anillo de Circunvalacion

A construction made of stone and concrete of approximately a meter wide by two meters high that surrounds the city of Trinidad to avoid floods during the rainy season.

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Puente Pompeya

Puente Pompeya

A wooden bridge built in the city of Trinidad to unite a part of the city with the Pompeya neighborhood. There is a rural market that offers to the visitor different products of the place like banana, yucca and other fruits.

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Casco Viejo

Casco Viejo

In the north part is the old side of the city of Trinidad which has constructions from the colonial period. Its wide paved streets and wide corridors protect people from the strong solar rays characteristic of the tropical climate.

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Pre-Hispanic Hills

Pre-Hispanic Hills

The Pre-Hispanic Hills are located in between the Andes and the Guapore River. It is an incredible place where nature, ecological tourism, scientific investigation, bird watching, visiting sanctuaries, colonial history, archaeology, tours of the Amazon, ethnography of the Amazon, adventure, navigation in natives' canoes, fishing, horse-back riding and visits to some of the feudal homes, can all be practiced in one place

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Loma Suarez

Loma Suarez

Loma Suarez (Suarez Hill) is located 12 Km Northwest from Trinidad, at almost 8 Km from 'Puerto Ballivian' (Port Ballivian), on the shores of the Ibare River, a whitewater river of warm temperature. Here visitors can see an exuberant landscape inhabited by all kinds of birds and animals.

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Loma Chuchini

Loma Chuchini

Located at 8 Km from Loma Suarez, Loma Chuchini exhibits a landscape typical of a tropical jungle. Chuchini means the tiger's den, mostly because in this area there are lots of felines of this kind. Loma Chuchini has 90 species of birds and animals, more than 100 species of flowers and 15 families of fish. It is considered to be a natural sanctuary of birds, macaws and herons. This is a perfect place for a photographic safari.

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Temples from the missions

Temples from the missions

Throughout Beni there are several beautiful constructions from the XVII century. Inside these amazing constructions we can find a number of paintings and tapestries painted with detailed religious motives, pulpits covered with very delicate engravings, wooden railings and tile roofs. The most important temples include San Lorenzo, San Ignacio, San Javier, San Francisco de Borja, San Pedro, Templo de Reyes, Templo de la Exaltacion de la Santa Cruz y Nuestra Senora de Santa Ana, and Baures. Just as important, there are also the temples of San Joaquin, San Ramon and Nuestra Senora Maria Magdalena

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San Ignacio de Moxos

San Ignacio de Moxos

This is the folkloric capital of Beni. Throughout the whole year sports like swimming, water ski, fishing and hiking can be practiced. This town is famous for its annual festival in which the residents dress as 'bulls' and 'mamas' and head for the main streets in devotion to San Ignacio. During the festivity the 'macheteros' and groups of musicians participate with fantastic musical instruments made by themselves. It is a party filled with joy and colors that the visitor cannot miss.

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Loreto

Loreto

The first jesuit mission built in Moxos. A place of historical and religious importance because in this town the following miracle happened: the image of the virgin of the Loreto spilled tears the days 4, 5, 6 and 7 of October of 1959. Many devoted pilgrims go to Loreto around these dates.

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Guayaramerin

Guayaramerin

Guayaramerin is the main port of the Bolivian north. For a gastronomic delight, it is possible to taste delicious plates of fish.

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Santa Ana of Yacuma

Santa Ana of Yacuma

Santa Ana of Yacuma is known as the cattle capital of Beni, with green prairies suitable for agricultural activity and raising cattle. The suburban area is a tourist attraction because its rivers are ideal for sport fishing.

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Puerto Ballivian

Puerto Ballivian

At about nine kilometers from the city of Trinidad and on the road to Loma Suarez is Puerto Ballivian (Ballivian Port). This place has become a natural bathing resort, surrounded by the jungle and filled with all kinds of incredible varieties of animals. The Ibare River is ideal to navigate on canoe and to go fishing.

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Suarez Lagoon

Suarez Lagoon

The Suarez Lagoon is an artificial lagoon located five kilometers from the capital city of Beni. The Suarez Lagoon was constructed by the Paititiana people

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Puerto Almacen

Puerto Almacen

Puerto Almacen (Almacen Port) is a natural spa 8 Km. from Trinidad on the River Ibare. Visitors can have a great adventure when canoing the waters of the river where they can appreciate the dolphins, fishes and animals of the area.

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Puerto Varador

Puerto Varador

Puerto Varador is located 13 Km. from Trinidad on the River Mamore. It has great commercial importance as it crosses the road between La Paz and Trinidad. It possesses extensive beaches with cool waters that are suitable for taking baths, sailing and fishing.

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