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9-day Amazon Discovery Workshop

Rainforest adventure, biodiversity & culture

ARW_FulllLogo PNGBreak down those classroom walls and give your students the learning experience of a lifetime.  This workshop focuses on experiential learning and each day offers a new perspective on the amazing Amazon! Students will explore Amazon biodiversity, indigenous cultures and spend a day of service in an Amazon village.  The Amazon Discovery workshop is ideal for Winter term and Spring Break travel.

 

Watch the top TEN reasons to visit the Amazon by Rob Nelson of Untamed Science!

 

 

The Highlights:

  • Explore the Amazon on a 1/4-mile Rainforest Canopy Walkway at the Amazon Conservatory for Tropical studies.
  • Participate in a Village Service Day and collaborate with local community members on sustainable development and community improvement projects.
  • Join the Yagua people as they teach their age-old cultural traditions and ceremonies.
  • Work on your bartering skills when you trade items such as t-shirts and fish hooks for Yagua handicrafts, such as blow guns, paddles, necklaces, and woven baskets.
  • Hike along jungle trails and boat down Amazon tributaries in search of Amazon birds, monkeys, insects and plants.
  • Meet with a local shaman and learn about medicinal plants and traditional rainforest medicines from the Amazon.
  • Fish for Piranha in the flooded forest.

Trip Details

  • Where:
    Peruvian Amazon
  • Trip Length:
    9 days / 8 nights
  • Available Trip Dates:
    Year round (ideal for Winter term and Spring break)
  • 2017 Program Fee:
    $1,995/ land + $350 in-country flight/participant
  • Program Fee Includes:
    Accommodations (based on double occupancy), meals as outlined and purified water at the lodges, private in-country transportation (bus, boat), in-country flight from Lima to Iquitos, naturalist guides, tips for staff and guides, activities and entrance fees for activities listed.
  • Free Travel for Trip Leaders:
    One trip leader travels free, including air (international & internal), with every 10 paying participants.