LOCAL LIVING ECUADOR - THE AMAZON JUNGLE

Experience community-based tourism at its finest as you live like a local deep in the heart of the Amazon Jungle in Ecuador.

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LOCAL LIVING ECUADOR: THE AMAZON JUNGLE WITH G ADVENTURES

The Amazon Rainforest is so full of life; embrace it for yourself during a week unlike any other. From Quito, you’ll travel to your new home in the jungle and meet the Quichua family who will host you in their village for the next four nights. Discover waterfalls on jungle walks and travel to an animal rescue centre by canoe. You’ll learn about medicinal plants and how to use a blowgun, experience a shaman ceremony, and walk to a jungle waterfall. Most importantly, you’ll befriend people few outsiders have the honour to even meet.

TRAVEL STYLE: Local Living
Intimate unpack-just-once adventures that bring out the best of the world’s best destinations.

SERVICE LEVEL: Basic
Simple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.

PHYSICAL RATING: 3 - Average
Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.

TRIP TYPE: Small Group
Small group experience; Max 16, avg 10

AGE REQUIREMENT: 12+
All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

JANE GOODALL COLLECTION

A selection of wildlife-focused tours endorsed by world renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall. Your purchase of a Jane Goodall Collection tour helps G Adventures support the Jane Goodall Institute’s mission to protect wildlife and empower local communities.

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$ 749 USD

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*Prices may vary depending on seasonality*

ABOUT G ADVENTURES

G Adventures is one of the world’s largest and most sustainable small group adventure tour operators. In 2019, they launched a program called Ripple Scores, allowing you to see the percentage of local businesses and services used in the creation of each and every one of their trips. The higher the Ripple Score, the more money stays within the local community.

In addition to numerous awards celebrating their sustainability initiatives in the tourism industry, they’ve also been recognized by world-class organizations such as National Geographic and the Jane Goodall Institute. In 2016, G Adventures launched a partnership with National Geographic by offering a travel style called National Geographic Journeys with G Adventures. These tours offer travellers opportunities to get closer to local communities, connecting you to local cultures, and which provide a greater emphasis on education and conservation. In 2017, G Adventures’ animal welfare policy was officially endorsed by the Jane Goodall Institute.

Through their non-profit arm, Planeterra, G Adventures connects social enterprises to the tourism marketplace. They do so by providing catalyst funding, capacity training and a market link for small businesses that support local and indigenous communities, women, youth, and the environment. Planeterra now supports over 50 social enterprises in over 40 different countries.

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