Jungle paradise- one of the highlights of South America?
We spent 3 nights at Chalalan and have recommended it to everyone we have met since! We are budget travellers but decided to splash out on a stay here and did not regret it for a second. The location is idyllic- 5 hours by boat away from civilisation and right in the middle of stunning rainforest. The lake at the lodge is an added bonus- bathwater temperature and the most beautiful of locations. The sunset trip across the lake by canoe was a highlight of the stay- by far the best way to see the wildlife as it is completely untroubled by the silent canoe drifiting past. Our guide was amazing- he could spot things with the naked eye that we couldn't see even when we knew where it was and would get the spotter scope trained on the animal so we could see it just as clearly! Small groups also meant we all had a chance to see.
Service was great- cool drinks whenever we came back from a walk, fabulous food (I'm ve