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Amazon Natural History (7d/7n or 11d/11n)


Description: An excellent all-round introduction to Amazon natural history - the habitats, flora, fauna and also the people! Expedition is based at Project Amazonas field stations in north-eastern Peru. Exploration of the rainforest, rivers, and indigenous and campesino communities, with an additional visit to the historic town of Pevas and the galleries of the Peruvian Amazons most renowned artist, Francisco Grippa. 

Cost & Space: $1385 for 7-13 October 2018 (repeat clients receive a $150 discount). An extension from 14-17 October is $595 additional. 

Itinerary: Participants should arrive in Iquitos the afternoon of Saturday 6 October (or on an early flight on 7 October). Hotel the night of 6 October is included. Home base for the expedition will be the Madre Selva Biological Station on the Orosa River, with excursions to surrounding areas. Return to Iquitos will be by noon on 13 October, and participants departing that day can book outbound flights from mid-afternoon onward. The extension will be at the Santa Cruz Forest Reserve on the Mazan River, with return to Iquitos by noon on 17 October. 

Leader(s) and Contact: Devon Graham, PhD (devon.mtae@gmail.com)