People love to adventure in different ways, but most everyone has at least one thing in common: they want to adventure in the rainforest. The Amazon Rainforest in South America has some of the most fascinating plant and wild life in the world, and you’d be missing out if you decided not to take a tour. Fortunately, there are multiple companies to tour with, so you’ll have your pick based on budget and activity preference, though we’ll highlight a few of the best ones for you here.
Peru houses one of the most popular tours, giving tourists the opportunity to join the Guides for wilderness hikes and nature photography, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, canopy climbing, educational workshops that including exploring rainforest biology and natural history, and family adventures for kids. Whether your focus is exploring the jungle in general, bird watching, taking pictures or learning more, the Rainforest Expeditions crew – passionate about their environment and eager to get you involved in the adventure of your dreams – has you covered.
Active Adventures in South America
Local and indigenous people are your tour guides at Active Adventures, where they’ll teach you of their way of life that’s closely connected physically, spiritually and emotionally with the natural world and the jungle around them. In terms of getting around, this group offers many methods of exploring, including the favored opportunity to float down rivers via raft, kayak or canoe. Many preferences are accommodated with this jungle tour which gives tourists the opportunity to make a camping excursion deep into the jungle for many days, or explore from a comfortable jungle lodge situated in the middle of everything.
Adventure-Life Tours and Cruises
Handpick your agenda at the Adventure-Life tourism web site, which has packages all lined up in one place, prices included. Packages are numerous and include a variety of options that are sure to please all families on all budgets. For the Adventure-Life experience, plan to stay several days and include jungle dwelling in some amazing Amazon lodges for your experience. The website describes each package experience by price, experience, place, and activity level, so you know exactly what you’re getting into.
For example, spend 7 days in the Huaorani Lodge for $1,775, where you’ll enjoy the community stay, cultural immersion, fishing, kayaking, light hiking, wildlife and safari. In terms of where you’ll go for the Huaorani Lodge package, plan to visit Ecuador, Quito, and the Nenkepare Community Campsite. This trip is fairly relaxed in terms of activity level, so you know you won’t be participating in anything strenuous.
At the end of the day, it doesn’t matter how you choose to tour the Amazon, just do it in order to experience one of the greatest adventures of your life!