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Overview

What you will remember forever:

  • Exotic Giant Peacock bass fishing in the Bita (or Vita) river, one of the best rivers for fishing in the world and the world’s first protected river.
  • You can catch any of the following species: Butterfly peacock bass, sinchao, pinta lapa and royal peacock bass
  • Payara fishing, their jumps and fights will leave you speechless
  • The wild vegetation and fauna in the Orinoco and Bita rivers

Specifications:

  • Time: You can choose the number of days you want to go fishing, we’ll send you a personalized quotation
  • Comfort: 3 (scale from 1 to 5) (large expedition tents with beds, two people per tent, latrine bathroom, fiberglass boats, trucks to approach the river, plentiful and well presented traditional food)
  • Ecosystem: Plateau, inter tropical savannas zones and forest
  • Weather: Warm with an average temperature of 28°C.
  • Elevation: 50 meters over sea level.
  • Location: State of Vichada, east of Colombia bordering Venezuela.

Ideal trip if you use to enjoy:

  • Venture into remote and wild territories.
  • Fishing in virgin and protected rivers.
  • Navigate through rivers admiring its flora and fauna.
  • Feel the excitement of the take and fight of a giant Peacock bass or a Payara.
  • Feel and admire the silence of the savanna forests.
  • The deep contact with nature.

Fishing all sorts, types, colors and species of giant Peacock bass and the unforgettable fights, jumps and emotions the Payara shows. The majestic nature of the Bita river, with its playful and mystical pink dolphins, giant otters, abundant reptiles, insects and birds of many species and sizes.

An unforgettable journey through the great inter tropical savannas and forests in the Orinoco. The real scenery of “Le voyage aux régions equinoxiales du Nouveau Continent” made by Humboldt in the XIX century.

We venture ourselves deep inside the Bita river day by day finding new locations and ways to attract big fish to our lures, looking for the perfect size, attack and fight.

Why go fishing in the Bita river in Vichada with Ecoglobal Expeditions?

  • We take you to one of the best fishing places for giant Peacock bass and Payara in the world, with the best facilities inside the inter tropical savanna.
  • We support local tourist development by hiring local guides.
Ubication
Dates

We can arrange your fishing plan at any time, we recommend the months of December through April.

Price
  • 2 or more fishers COP $690.000.oo per day per person for the season 2016 – 2017

What do I do if I made the consignment and signed up but can not attend? See answer here …

How to book

For bookings please write to info@ecoglobalexpeditions.com with names, emails and phone numbers (phone numbers and emails are really important, so we can inform the customers in case of any change).

What's included
  • Transfer from and to the airport in Puerto Carreno.
  • Land transfer from and to Bita river.
  • River transportation, by boat (three fisherman per boat), with expert guides and drivers.
  • Accommodation in large expedition tents (with beds, 2 person per tent).
  • All meals (since first lunch till last breakfast – plentiful and well presented traditional food).
  • Snacks and beverages.
  • Local guides.
  • Assist card.
  • Accompany and planning since we leave Bogota.
What's not included
  • Domestic air tickets (Bogota to Puerto Carreno – between COP $600.000.oo and $900.000.oo)
  • Fishing license COP$180.000.oo (2017 fee price)
  • Personal fishing equipment (fishing rod, lures, fishing reel and fishing line)
  • Tips
  • Additional drinks
  • Local, national or international calls
  • Activities not included in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses
  • Souvenirs
Itinerary

Note:
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The following itinerary is informative.

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Travel tips

This is an adventure and fishing expedition to one of the most remote and remote regions of the country. The tourist infrastructure is almost nonexistent. The expeditionaries must be willing to fish under the sun of the Orinoquía savanna.

If you are coming from a different city to Bogota we recommend scheduling your return to your hometown either at the last hour of the day of return from Puerto Carreño or the following day so as not to have inconveniences if there are delays in air or land transfers to Bogota (Already happened to us …)

Must bring:

  • Comfortable cotton or Lycra clothing, fishing type, for warm weather, preferably long sleeves.
  • Swimming suite.
  • Shoes, tennis shoes, trekking shoes or boots.
  • A pair of extra shoes, tennis shoes, flip flops or crocs.
  • Hat.
  • Small flashlight with extra batteries.
  • Sun glasses.
  • Small backpack to use in the boat.
  • Personal hygiene items, in small amounts.
  • Personal first aid kit.
  • Mosquito repellent.
  • Sun block.
  • Fishing gear: fishing rod, lures, fishing reel and fishing line.
  • Money for tips, suvenirs and personal expenses.
  • Personal documents (ID, passport, health insurance).
  • Camara.

Attention: Maximum weight permitted in domestic flight is 15 Kg.

Notes:

  • Get the following vaccinations prior to your trip to Colombia: Yellow Fever and Tetanus and carry your vaccination card with your personal documents.
  • Where possible carry the least amount of wrappers, cans or glasses.
  • Do not take or bring expensive personal items (the Rolex and the Cartier earrings please leave them at home).
  • Do not wear elements of private use of the armed forces (clothing camouflaged)
  • Do not carry or consume toxic, psychoactive or hallucinogenic substances and refrain from drinking too much liquor.
  • Keep in mind that we will be staying in a very remote place, our hosts will do everything in their power to serve us as best as possible, within the conditions of the place and its culture.