Description: Medical service expedition aboard the M/V Esperanza to provide acute and lasting medical care to communities on the Mazan River. Led by a licensed Peruvian MD.
Cost: $1425, paid to Project Amazonas. Tax-deductible for US tax-payers. Includes one night hotel in Iquitos, airport reception and drop-off, lodging and meals while on board the M/V Esperanza, crew services, etc. Additional nights hotel in Iquitos at the end of the trip not included.
Itinerary: Departs Iquitos at 9 AM on Sunday 27 October 2019. Participants should arrive on Saturday 26 October (hotel and orientation dinner at 6 PM included). Return to Iquitos by noon on Monday 4 November 2019. Participants free to depart Iquitos by mid-afternoon on that day.
Optional Extension: 5-13 November 2019. Participants may wish to extend their time in the Amazon with a volunteer excursion to the Madre Selva Biological Station and Orosa Clinic on the Orosa River, with return to Iquitos by 2 PM on Wednesday 13 November (with participants free to depart Iquitos from late afternoon onward). The volunteer extension trip is priced at $1385 and is tax deductible for US tax-payers.
Leader(s): Peruvian MD (TBA), Devon Graham (Project Amazonas)
Contact: Devon Graham