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La Chonta, Amboro natural pools

La Chonta is a community tourism project that will allow you to immerse yourself in one of Bolivia’s most diverse natural reserves: the Amboro National Park. In this place, one can enjoy vegetation, natural pools, and wildlife observation. This ecotourism hostel is located in the Ichillo province, Buena Vista municipality, just 135 kilometers from Santa Cruz de la Sierra city.

If one likes to hike, the interpretation circuit cannot be missed, where you will learn more about the area flora and fauna. Also, if you are a panoramic view fan, you can enjoy a viewpoint that will allow you to observe the majestic landscape that surrounds the hostel.

If you like adventure, you can also do activities such as hiking and night observation.

Best time to visit:

  • The best season to visit this venture is from April to October, since it is the dry season, and it is easier to get there by car. If you want to arrive on your own, you can do it by vehicle or motorcycle. Hiring a guide is recommended to ensure you get the most out of the experience.

Essential clothing and accessories:

  • Comfortable clothing such as a long-sleeved shirt or t-shirt, pants, and walking shoes
  • In case of entering the natural pools, bathing suit and sandals
  • Towel
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Water


Food: Bs 25 per person ($us 3.5)

Lodging: Bs 75 per person (11 dollars)

Guide: Bs 150, for groups of up to five people. ($22)


+ (591) 67735333 / Rossi
+ (591) 68825131 / Franklin


This content is taken from the “Soy Bolivia” verified guide, prepared in April 2023 with information
provided by organizations and communities involved. This guide is updated annually to ensure its
validity. In order to suggest a community tourism venture, free of charge, you are welcome to send a
WhatsApp message to the number (591) 70079347.

•   Note: Prices are updated to May 2023.

Warning. The images in this guide were provided by representatives of the involved communities, who assured that they use these photographs for the respective promotions of their ventures.