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For the environmental adventurers, dive right into the heart of the Amazon to learn what makes the most biodiverse place on the planet thrive. Unfold the secrets of the jungle on night hikes, be apart of dynamic discussions on sustainability and conservation, and drink in the glorious beauty of your surroundings, all while learning how to leave a positive environmental footprint while traveling.
Good to know: This trip is ideal for participants ages 15 to 20 who are active, love the outdoors and who are passionate about environmental issues.
TRIP WITH FLIGHT INCLUDES: Round-trip airfare from select pre-determined airports (when arranged by ME to WE). Specific trip dates include details about departure airports when booking. Also included: accommodations while on the ground, three meals daily, bottled and/or purified water, and entrance fees to activities.
JUNGLE SURVIVAL SKILLS & HIKES: Learn about how locals depend on their surroundings for survival, track nature and natural remedies. Understand the significance of sustainability and conservation for these communities’ development.
FISHING IN THE NAPO RIVER: Try your luck to catch a fish while learning how this activity is an important source of income for local fisherman and a source of nutritious food for their families.
TRACKING NATURE: Identify species of birds and animals, medicinal and poisonous plants and animal foot prints.
VISIT THE BUTTERFLY CONSERVATORY: Take a look at Minga’s hidden gem and experience WE’s commitment to conserving nature in the Amazon by seeing this habitat prosper.
DAY IN QUITO: Spend the morning at Quito’s lush and vibrant Botanical Gardens. In the afternoon, join in the conversation with a local NGO expert who will guide you through what they are doing to promote sustainable practices in the Amazon. Learn about environmental issues in the context of such a biodiverse country.
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