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Cuyabeno National Park

Ecuadorian Amazon: deep jungle

See environmental issues and visit four indigenous communities far from the usual tourist areas, guided by Siona shaman Delio

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Ecuadorian Amazon: deep jungle
Ecuadorian Amazon: deep jungle

Time & Location

May 30, 2024, 7:00 PM – Jun 05, 2024, 7:00 PM

Cuyabeno National Park, Aguarico, Ecuador

About the Event

Traveling by boat and foot, explore the jungle and its plants, animals, birds and medicines, led by NCP friend and Siona shaman Delio. Typical sightings include toucans, macaw, pink dolphins, sloths, interesting insects and a variety of reptiles. Stay in comfy forest lodges and communities. Intereact with shamans and locals who teach us about their culture and lifestyles. Learn about threats posed by palm oil, petroleum, gold mining, settlers. Come home with a better sense of our connectivity with this keystone ecosystem.  Cost: $975 ($900: student) plus airfare to/from Quito, Ecuador. Here is the album from our 2023 trip. 

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