Amazon Adventure

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Coordinator | Nicolas
Coordinator | Nicolas

High­lights

You will know the great animals of the Amazon rainforest in its natural state: Monkeys, leopard, tapir, macaws, among others.
You will harvest cocoa, pineapple, among others!
Recuperaras los árboles que están en peligro de extinción.
You can enjoy hiking in the jungle with subsequent bath in the lake!
You will meet people from all over the world doing the same as you!
Amazing experience in the heart of the Amazon! It monitors animals in their natural state and performs agriculture activities in the lungs of the world. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+
The Scientific Study on the animals and plants that live in the Amazon, Madre de Dios area, is very important for future environmental decisions. With your help we can carry out this study. Taking walks between 1 and 2 hours through the Amazon, recording animals you see and specific plants.You will perform biological monitoring, harvest of seasonal fruits and agriculture.Agriculture and sustainable development Develop and implement different agricultural strategies. Our primary product is cocoa and acai, however, we also work with chestnut and other varieties of local fruits. We also seek to learn more about conservation challenges at the local level and how to generate changes for a better future. A help is always welcome in our farms either to harvest or give them love and maintenance..

Typical day

6 am. Start of the day 7 am. Breakfast 8 am Jungle Walk 10 am Free time 1 pm. lunch 4 pm Walk in the jungle. 7 pm Dinner

Free-time activities

SANDOVAL LAKE Sandoval Lake is an unaltered, pure lake with a diverse fauna; Giant river otters, alligators, turtles, monkeys, variety of birds and much more. It is located 25 minutes from Puerto Maldonado, within the Tambopata National Reserve.
ZIPLINE AND BRIDGES Make this fun attraction in the heart of the Amazon, on the banks of the Tambopata River. Glide and get a great view of the river, the jungle and the horizon.
KAYAK If you like to sail, in Tambopata river you can rent kayak to navigate through the river and observe the fauna on the shore of the river, such as Capivaras and Caimanes, in addition to enjoying the beautiful landscape that the jungle offers you.
Swimming
Sightseeing
Hiking
Sports

Require­ments

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak Spanish (intermediate level)
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Any extra skills will be welcome to collaborate!
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

What's Included

Services by NatuTrip
This research station does not receive money from the government, it is maintained with the action and contributions of the volunteers. The money is used to contribute to research at the scientific station, site maintenance, and expenses generated by volunteers such as food, transportation to and from the airport.
Airport Pickup at Puerto Maldonado Airport
Volunteers should arrive at the Puerto Maldonado airport (PEM airport code), where a driver will be waiting to take them to the Project.
Accommodation
The station can accommodate 15 people, the beds are equipped with pillows, sheets, blankets and mosquito nets. They must maintain the cleanliness that is in charge of the volunteers. They can wash their clothes manually.
Guesthouse
Food & Beverages
The program includes 3 meals a day, 7 days a week. They are based on traditional dishes and dishes that the volunteers propose, since the kitchen is in charge of them.
Vegetarian people can apply to the project, they must first communicate it so meals are organized.
Internet Access
Sorry, no access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Puerto Maldonado Airport (PEM) in Puerto Maldonado. We assist you to find cheap flights to Peru.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Peru provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Peru you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Peru.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

Volunteers should arrive at the Puerto Maldonado airport (PEM airport code), where a driver will be waiting to take them to the Project.
Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
1 - 4 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
1 week (min. stay)
$ 400
2 weeks
$ 750
3 weeks
$ 1,050
4 weeks (max. stay)
$ 1,200
Average fees
$ 350 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. NatuTrip will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with NatuTrip during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Amazon Adventure

Amazing experience in the heart of the Amazon! It monitors animals in their natural state and performs agriculture activities in the lungs of the world.

$350/week

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