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EXPEDITIONS IN THE AMAZON

SURVIVAL AND NON-SURVIVAL

 

Extreme Amazonia; beautiful and unpredictable, accessible and complex, fascinating and inhospitable, abundant and challenging, explored and unexplored, these are just some of the many ways in which many refer to it. For us they are only accurate references of the home and neighborhood where we live, and it is from this home of ours that when we talk about the purpose of delivering "One of the Most Genuine Amazon Jungle Experiences" for those who decide to join our expeditions, for us it will be a very natural job or mission to execute and fulfill, and all simply because we are the children of the original indigenous peoples who inhabit it, born and raised in these completely remote lands. Here we only know one genuine way to explore it, and it is in the most ancestral and traditional way we inherited from countless generations, working the land, fishing and hunting on it to continue our subsistence responsibly. Aimed to genuine explorers determined to experience a 100% local lifestyle, one that only shows the pure reality that currently exists within our most disconnected Amazonian territories.

Below we've managed to be a little flexible by presenting two unique expeditions one slightly more demanding than the other, both will definitely keep their authenticity, the first one delivered to "Those looking for a Genuine Survival Amazonian Exploration Experience", and the second one to "Those who are looking for the same Genuine Amazonian Exploration Experience but in a Non-Survival way". The first expedition is called AMAZON SURVIVAL and the second one AMAZON CROSSING.

Now, what are some of the differences between our Survival Expeditions vs our Non-Survival Expeditions?

a) The Food; Survival Expeditions will be sustained by 100% traditional local food, of which 80% will be found in nature during our isolation in the depths of the jungle, and 20% will be obtained from the indigenous communities of the area, as a way to contribute with them financially. Non-Survival Expeditions will be sustained with a combination of traditional local food, and internationally known food found in any urban city prior from our departure, of which 80% will be provided from the city of Iquitos and 20% from the indigenous communities of the area, again, as a way to contribute with them financially

b) The Main Objective; Although both types of expeditions share the same objective of showing the reality of life in the Amazon, our Survival Expeditions will focus more in "Acquiring Wilderness Survival Skills and to Obtain a Nomadic Wilderness Living Experience of the Amazon" that' will teach visitors on how locals comfortably and instinctively subsist only with Amazonian Indigenous knowledge. Non-Survival Expeditions will focus just in the "Nomadic Wilderness Living Experience of the Amazon" which includes (Indigenous Cultural Knowledge, Wildlife Sighting, River and Land Navigation Explorations, all only in a less survivalist way so to speak compare to our Amazon Survival Expeditions), but both in our same adventurous nomadic style.

c) The Phases; Survival Expeditions will be broken down into three phases "Preparation Phase", "Training Phase", and "Isolation Phase", and Non-Survival Expeditions will be simplified into two total phases "Indigenous Cultural Immersion Phase" and "Wilderness Immersion Phase (Wildlife Sighting/Exploration/Crossing/Trekking)". 

d) The Pace; For the same reason that Survival Expeditions primary focus is on learning/training and the challenge of preserving subsistence in a very complex natural environment, the evolution of this event will be executed at a slower pace versus Non-Survival Expeditions, the challenge is different and it'll be there for both, but for the second option explorations and crossings will have to be carried out in a certain amount of time, the approach is also different and varied according to the requirement. The pace can vary from being a leisurely expedition in search of certain species of animals endemic to the Amazon, to an expedition of exploration and crossing at a more accelerated pace in order to reach a desired destination.

e) The Levels of DifficultySurvival Expeditions from "Moderate to Challenging" and from "Challenging to Strenuous", and Non-Survival Expeditions from "Easy to Moderate", from "Moderate to Challenging" and from "Challenging to Strenuous".

f) The Accommodations; Moving through the pristine territories of the Amazon jungle like free nomads it's definitely our style, that said, we do want to make clear that for Survival Expeditions we'll be providing and keeping the load to the very minimum with mosquito nets only, and for Non-Survival Expeditions the same, but with the little flexibility of allowing travelers bring their personal camping tents.

g) The CostSurvival Expeditions are slightly more affordable than Non-Survival Expeditions, all this is because on Survival Expeditions we are responsible to hunt, fish, cook and carry our own food supplies in addition to our own personal gear, vs Non-Survival Expeditions we'll be hiring additional personnel (porters) who will be the ones responsible to to carry the food supplies previously obtained to meet our needs during the entire expedition.

For whichever you decide in the end or for which you feel in the physical and mental capabilities to perform, Survival or Non-Survival, we encourage travelers to be prepared with an open mind and heart and to be willing to adapt to any upcoming challenges encountering when committing to this very nomadic adventurous lifestyle into the depths of the Amazon Rainforest, which it'll be an indigenous lifestyle that has no room for comforts, luxuries or prejudices.


 AMAZON SURVIVAL

Nomadic Wilderness Living and Survival  Skills in the Amazon
"The Complete Package"

 FROM 10 TO 90 DAYS AVAILABLE 


 AMAZON CROSSING

Nomadic Wilderness Living in the Amazon
"The Non-Suvival Version of Our Amazon Survival Expedition"

 FROM 7 TO 90 DAYS AVAILABLE 

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