Fri, Apr 28|
AT THE AMAZON EXPEDITIONERS (OFFICE)
MASTER PLANTS AND AMAZON SURVIVAL 20DAYS (Join 2 Booked Traveler)
Are you ready to explore into the depths of the Amazon Rainforest?....You just made the right decision, in the right time, and with the right team, "AMAZON EXPEDITIONERS", The Jungle Survival Team You Were Looking For!
DATE / TIME / LOCATION
Apr 28, 7:00 AM GMT-5 – May 17, 7:00 AM GMT-5
AT THE AMAZON EXPEDITIONERS (OFFICE), CALLE MOORE 908, IQUITOS-PERU
Level of Difficulty: Challenging
Age Requirement: 18 +
Destination: Amazon Rainforest.
Country and Region: Peru - Loreto Region.
Arrival/Departure City: Iquitos
Ethnic Groups Nearby: Huitoto/Bora/Ocaina/Yaguas.
Groups Classification: Sporadic and Permanent Contacted.
Accommodation: Tents/Mosquito Nets/Hammocks.
Main Objective: The Search, Extraction, Preparation, Consumption, and Dieta with Different Master Plants and Other Medicinal Plants of Popular Use in the Peruvian Amazon.Customs and Traditions Sharing with Locals, Wildlife Sighting.
Additional Objective: Amazon Survival.
Minimum Participants Per Group: (2).
Maximum Participants Per Group: (6).
Advance Booking Conditions: 2 Months Minimum.
Booking Payment Conditions: 50% Required.
Booking Payment Due: As Soon as 2 Participants are Signed Up.
Payment Methods: Credit/Debit Cards and Bank Transfer.
Remaining Payment Deadline: Arrival Day in Iquitos.
Payment Adjustments Based on Growing Group: Handle on Arrival.
Travel Dates Needed From Start To Finish:
Thursday, April 27th (Boat Departs 17:00)
Friday, April 28th (Day 1)
Wednesday, May 17th (Day 20)
Thursday, May 18th (Boat Returns 10:00-12:00)
SHARED EXPEDITION BOOKING AGREEMENT:
Every single participant must clearly read, follow, and respect all established activities offered within their rough expedition outline. Doing this will help avoid conflicts with any other participating traveler within your group. Remember, This Is Not Your Private Expedition!.
Signing up for an expedition does not guarantee your seat unless your 50% reservation payment is received.
Amazon Expeditioners will only allow a maximum limit of 6 participants and a minimum of 2 participants per group, all this with the purpose of maintaining the best quality experience during our jungle explorations. We truly believe 6 travelers or less fits this criteria.
Once the 50% deposit payment of your reservation is formally made on your shared expedition, there is no going back since the decision of abandoning your group, will not only affect us as organizers but will also affect other travelers who have already promised and paid their reservations to travel with you, if this turns to be the case. "You Will Basically Lose Your 50% Reservation Deposit Payment".
All activities are subject to change due to weather conditions at any time of the year. The main rivers and the levels of the tributaries can vary and, therefore, it is possible that the navigation times and the excursions are modified at the discretion of the guide, this will not alter our motivation to make this trip the best.
MASTER PLANTS EXPEDITIONS; are designed for travelers looking to jump on an educational, cultural, spiritual, mental, and also physically demanding Amazon jungle experience, one more intense than the other, with the main focus on the initial days in the search and extraction of a variety of "Master Plants", and different other medicinal plants of popular use in the Peruvian Amazon, and with the final purpose of learning its elaboration and responsible consumption with the adequate guidance of experienced Master Shamans from the Amazon region.
In case this so far sounds like a very interesting fit for you, then we think it is definitely the expedition you are looking for!
This expedition meant to ensure participants enjoy a quiet relaxing and very interesting spiritual experience connected with Nature. This route will start its course in Iquitos city, by navigating the mighty Amazon river, and finally into other tributary rivers to reach the depths of different indigenous terrritories of the Amazon rainforest. We will settle down in our main operations camp, and where we'll be able to have our most direct, and genuine connection with different Amazonian Plants and Nature with complete tranquility.
Please be advised that during this expedition our team will immerse every traveler into the depths of the Amazon rainforest as nomads. In day time; we will conduct our jungle exploration activities searching for Amazonian Master Plants along with other medicinal plants in and around as many jungle areas as we can possibly reach to obtain our purpose. At night; we will continue to carry out our explorations in search of other nocturnal species, as well as selecting places that have a special meaning in order to carry out our Ayahuasca ceremonies in the middle of the remote jungle, always with direct connection with wilderness.
During our experience of disconnection in the Amazon, there will be short and long segments of diets and meditation after conducting our ceremonies with certain Amazon Master Plants all depending on the duration of your expedition. This will mean and includes several days of resting without conducting any physical estrenuous activities, and too musch exposure to the sun, fasting, etc.
While MASTER PLANTS EXPEDITIONS focuses mainly on AMAZON MASTER PLANTS and OTHER MEDICINAL NATIVE PLANTS, for travelers scheduling the MASTER PLANTS EXPEDITION in conjunction with AMAZON SURVIVAL, the very last part of this entire expedition or even half of it will be dedicated to the combination of INDIGENOUS CUSTOMS and TRADITIONS with AMAZON SURVIVAL TRAINING, Basically what we we call "The whole package".
In Conclusion; These expeditions with few or multiple focuses will allow participants the observation and exploration of wildlife while obtaining an incredible spiritual adventure of self-encounter. Led by Master Healers, and Jungle Survival Instructors. Both expeditions will clearly consist in displaying the correct use of a variety of Amazonian Master Plants and other medicinal plants of popular use in the Peruvian Amazon used for centuries by its local inhabitants. Powerful and effective ancestral native plants that cleanse, treat, heal and harmonize our body, mind, and soul.
WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN AMAZON SURVIVAL IS INVOLVED:
- Exploration and Crossing of both the Ampiyacu-Apayacu Regional Conservation Area and the Yaguas National Park (All Will Depend and Be Adjusted Based on Available Travel Days).
- Search, collection, and preparation of long-lasting native foods supplies before entering the jungle such as; Jungle salt, Casave, Llomenico, Tamal, Farinha, Tapioca, Yuca Starch, Cahuana, Black Pepper, etc.
- Search, collection, and preparation of native medicinal supplies before entering the jungle such as; “Mambe” from coca leaves and cecropia leaves used to elevate body temperature, energy and for hunger, “Ampiri or Ambil'' a residue from the combustion of tobacco used as a poison on the tip of arrows for hunting purposes, also applied topically to kill insect larvae, which is why it is used to treat myiasis and even used to treat snake bites, "Kampu/Kambo/Sapo", best known as “the vaccine of the forest” used for many medicinal purposes, against yellow fever, malaria, snake bites, intestinal cleanse, detoxification of kidneys, liver, and pancreas, etc.
- Search, collection, preparation and training with ancestral weapons and tools before entering the jungle such as fishing poles, hooks, strings, blowpipes, darts, bows, arrows, slingshots, etc.
- Uncomfortable nights in the middle of the Amazon.
- Hikes through the unexplored Ampiyacu-Apayacu and Yaguas jungle territories.
- Physical and mental stress.
- Challenges and unexpected encounters.
- Survival in complete isolation.
- Hikes with inclement weather and on different difficult jungle terrain.
- Crossing of rivers, streams and swamps.
- Continue hiking when navigation by water is not possible.
- Build floating devices when hiking is not possible.
- Hike for several hours and days to achieve destinations
- Build different types of animal traps to catch food.
- Make your own primitive strings and hooks to fish..
- Hunt what's necessary for your own survival.
- Learn to Find drinkable water from natural sources (vines, underground, etc.)
- Find the best wood to build fire.
- Find the best tree barks to make strong natural rope for multiple purposes.
- Build primitive shelters at ground and tree level.
- Identify animal footprints and tracks.
- Cook what you catch during fishing and hunting.
- Use all the natural resources the best you can to your own advantage.
- Identify and use medicinal plants.
- Wildlife explorations in search of remote "Clay Licks" best known as "Collpas" by locals. The word “Collpa” derives from the "Quechua" Inca dialect, which means "Salty Land" all located only on high and non flooded jungle land, where all different species of animals gather to feed from its underground minerals, mainly large birds and mammals such as (tapirs, capybaras, deers, different jungle felines, parrots, etc.).
- Search for remote and unexplored lagoons, caves, waterfalls, and hotsprings.
- Meet and coexist with a traditional family on voluntary isolation for (2) days maximum on (10+) days expeditions.
- Meet and coexist with a traditional family on voluntary isolation for (5+) days to get the best of it on (15+) days expeditions.
- Meet and coexist with Master Shamans.
- Nomadic overnight stays in different parts of the jungle during the entire expedition.
WHAT IS INCLUDED:
- Airport Pick Up and Drop Off Transportation.
- Hotel/hostel search assistance upon arrival to Iquitos (if needed).
- Fluvial transportation service to/from remote destinations (speed & slow boats).
- Entry permits to indigenous territories.
- Economic support to villages nearby.
- First Responders Wilderness Kit for Emergencies.
- Satellite Devices with Active and Unlimited 24/7 SOS Coverage.
- Two-way communication radios.
- Daily meals provided during the expedition (based on traditional local food).
- Filtered water during the expedition.
- Lead Guide/Translator (English-Spanish).
- Native Assistant Guides/Translators (Spanish-Any Local Indigenous Language).
- (1-2) Master Shamans
- Gear (tents, sleeping mats, and bags, machetes, set of personal flatware).
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED:
- Airfare to and from Iquitos.
- Personal Travel Insurance.
- Hotel/hostel in Iquitos.
VERY IMPORTANT NOTES:
- Booking in Advance is Highly Recommended; for the collection of personal information, to request authorization of entry to indigenous territories at all levels (national, regional, and communal authorities), logistic preparation, personnel assignment, etc.
- Be advised; this is an open to the public SHARED EXPEDITION, exponsored and executed by AMAZON EXPEDITIONERS only.
- Arrival and Departure Recommendation to and from Iquitos; 1 day before and 1 day after your trip.
- Rucksack Size and Weight Recommendations; 55-65 liters and 10 kilos.
- For full packing list details visit our What to Pack page.
- Be advised; this unique and combined 20 Days of Master Plants and Amazon Survival Expedition is only open to highly motivated participants with strong adaptation capabilities and who are in good physical and mental condition, as they will be responsible for carrying their own equipment on each exploration hike through the primary jungle, as well as to go far and beyond for their own survival needs.
- To Be Better Prepared for this Expedition; Travelers are highly advised to visit our next link "Master Plants Diet Info".
- All activities are subject to change due to weather conditions at any time of the year. The main rivers and the levels of the tributaries can vary and, therefore, it is possible that the navigation times and the excursions are modified at the discretion of the guide, this will not alter our motivation to make this trip the best.
- For additional information visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.
WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN SIGNING UP: TO RECEIVE THE FULL OUTLINE AND RATES ABOUT THIS PARTICULAR EVENT, PLEASE SIGN UP PROVIDING US YOUR VALID WHATSAPP MOBILE CONTACT NUMBER! .....SINCE OUR TEAM WILL ONLY CONTACT YOU VIA WHATSAPP.
IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE US WITH YOUR VALID WHATSAPP MOBILE NUMBER AT THE MOMENT OF SIGNING UP, YOU'LL BE NOT CONSIDER AS A SERIOUS POTENTIAL PARTICIPANT. IN OTHER WORDS, WE WILL NOT WASTE OUR TIME NOR YOURS.