Right - Amazon Conservation
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real life in the Amazon. This is not a fancy "eco-lodge" vacation. This
is the real deal for the adventurer interested in a true cultural
immersion experience. You will work alongside members of indigenous
communities and SELVA scientists in conserving endangered species.
Your volunteer trip will directly support the people you will work
and live with.
21, 15, or 10 Days in
the Bolivian Amazon
one of the most biodiverse and remote places in the world, Parque
Nacional Noel Kempff Mercado (PNNKM) in Bolivia, (a
UNESCO Natural Heritage site).
• Gain hands on experience in scientific
research of critically endangered turtles.
• Visit and hike to world famous, spectacular natural landscapes.
• Support indigenous people, local education, and conservation programs.
• Experience Amazonian cultures by working and living with local people.
• Learn about conservation, biodiversity issues, and tropical ecology from
project directors, Ph.D. ecologist Alison Lipman, and national park guards.
• Explore and participate in wildlife and bird watching.
1) Not your
typical tourist destination.
visit some of the most remote places in the world that only we
have access to. Some travel will require extensive
transport by private jeep and boat.
indigenous communities, and fund endangered
have the unique chance to see where your money goes. This
groundbreaking program directly helps the people you will work and
live with. This tourism package funds all project
costs and local salaries. This also means that most of the price
of the tour is tax-deductible. *Please consult with a tax advisor.
Ph.D. ecologist tour guides.
• Dr. Alison Lipman: project co-director,
Ph.D. ecologist from the U.S.,
member of the IUCN/SSC Tortoise
and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group and the IUCN redlisting
workgroup for South American turtles.
• Lisandro Sauceco Mendia: project co-director, PNNKM park guard for
10 years, head authority of the indigenous community of Porvenir.
• other bilingual
space for a more specialized experience.
to the remote location and hands-on work with endangered turtles, we
are limiting tour group sizes. This makes the experience more
intimate, for the tourists, local people, and wildlife.
of the tour includes everything (except
a few meals during free time) for the entire trip, from the moment
your plane lands until you are dropped off at the airport to return.
This tour package gives you
the unique opportunity to experience real
Amazon life and behind
the scenes conservation. Tourists
are not separated from locals, in eco-lodges or luxury hotels.
Tourists live and eat in local accommodations and homes. This tour is
not for everyone. It is for the adventure minded who wants a true
This adventurous experience involves travel to and living in remote areas where
there may be little to no running water or electricity. Some activities (which
may be opted out) may require an elevated level of fitness, such as hiking
for up to 8 hours a day. Lodging inside the park and local communities includes
rustic accommodations and tents. City accommodations are in upper scale hotels.
***Due to the specialized nature of this trip, we
have limited spaces available. Book early for a large discount! For more
travel information, contact us.
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