Volunteering in the Amazon with the rehabilitation and conservation of animals, exploring the jungle and searching for wildlife.
Experience the Peruvian Amazon on this exciting and hands-on jungle adventure. Travel by motorized canoe up the Tambopata River to the G Lodge Amazon. Spend five days volunteering at a centre for the rehabilitation and conservation of wild animals. Work alongside staff to feed and take care of animals so they can be successfully released back to their natural habitats. Next, spend two days in the rainforest learning about traditional medicinal plants, spotting birds, cayman and monkeys.
- Arrival transfer, 5 days volunteering at an animal rehabilitation center in the Amazon, Guided hikes and excursions to spot wildlife and learn about the Amazon Jungle from a jungle lodge. Internal flight.
- 7 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches, 7 Dinners. (Allow USD40-60 for meals not included.)
- Hotel (1nt), G Lodge Amazon (2 nts), bungalows at volunteer project (5 nts, twin-share).
- Plane, boat, canoes, walking.
- Local naturalist guides while at the jungle lodge, project coordinator at the volunteer project.
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This volunteer trip, requires an application form upon booking, see Important Notes section of Trip Details for more information.
Day 1 Lima
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.
Day 2-6 Puerto Maldonado / Amazon Volunteer project (4B,5L,5D)
Fly to Puerto Maldonado and transfer to the volunteer project. Spend five days volunteering at a centre for the rehabilitation and conservation of wild animals. Work alongside staff to feed and take care of animals so they can be successfully released back to their natural habitats. Other activities may include assisting with maintenance of an interpretive trail, construction of animal enclosures and interaction with the local community.
Days 7-8 G Lodge Amazon (2B,2L,2D)
Transfer by fast motorized canoe to the comfortable G Lodge Amazon which boasts sustainable operational initiatives like solar panels, a recycling program and rechargeable flashlights. Guided excursions by expert naturalists to spot wildlife and learn more about the jungle. Included rubber boots while at the lodge.
Day 9 Puerto Maldonado (B)
Transfer by motorized canoe to the airport for departure. Add extra weeks to your volunteer experience, please ask your G Adventures agent for details.
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