The National Park Madidi is one of the most bio diverse reserves of Bolivia. In the National Park you can find cloud forest, wild rivers, lakes, subtropical and tropical forest and savannah wetlands, many species of birds and other animals. The Madidi National Park covers 18,957 km² and is situated in the northern part of the department of La Paz. The area is a transition zone between Amazonian tropical rainforest and Amazonian pampas. It is one of the most impressive places to visit in South America. The National Park is accessible via the jungle town Rurrenabaque. The best way to get there is by plane from La Paz; this takes one hour.