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13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
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Marianne Empie Feb 10, 2016 at 02:12 PM

We are enrolled in this trip for June 28-July 7. Does anyone else plan to stay overnight the 6th and travel home on the 7th?
Marianne Empie

Sheila Braun Jul 25, 2015 at 03:38 PM

Just returned from grandparent-grandchildren trip to Peru. Great trip, great leader, highly recommended. However, malaria medication purchased was not necessary - no malaria in this part of the Amazon Rainforest. Also, yellow fever not needed. Spend your money on other things

Ed Berger Jul 06, 2014 at 07:11 PM

We (granddaughter Brianna, GrandMom Judi, and GradDad Ed are doing this trip beginning Jul 9 2014. Anybody else joining us? Is there a discussion group for our trip? If so, website? See you soon!

Sierra MacNaughton Mar 21, 2014 at 10:14 PM

I am wondering if a backpacking backpack would be easier than a suitcase. I know it's early but I am just wondering
Sierra MacNaughton Mar 21, 2014 at 10:17 PM

I do have both

Diane White Mar 08, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Our trip is getting closer, I have started getting my shots!

Dorothy K Jan 19, 2014 at 05:44 PM

My Grand daughter, Annie, and I are attending the June 25, 2014 The Incas and the Amazon. I would love to hear from anyone else planning to attend this one or have gone on this in the past.
Diane White Jan 20, 2014 at 12:23 PM

Hi Dorothy, My Grandaughter, sierra and I are getting pretty excited about this trip. I am glad to connect with you and share some ideas and suggestions!
Diane White Jan 20, 2014 at 12:24 PM

oops! Sierra

Annie B Jan 05, 2014 at 04:05 PM

Hi there. :)
My name is Annie & my grandma and I are going on this trip June 25th as well. I will be 17, almost 18 when we go & I'm from Wisconsin. I'd love to connect with some of the other people we'll be going with.:)
Sierra MacNaughton Mar 21, 2014 at 10:16 PM

Hi, I am Sierra. I am from S
Sierra MacNaughton Mar 21, 2014 at 10:17 PM

Sask Canada. I meant not S I am going with my gramma in June also
Anna Burdick Apr 21, 2014 at 01:05 PM

Hi Sierra, tell me about yourself! :)

Kaye Andrews Oct 31, 2013 at 09:01 PM

Hi again Diane,
At the Infierno River Port in Puerto Maldonado, we had to place what we needed at Posada Amazonas in a canvas bag. Our suitcase was placed in storage at the office. My suggestion: place your jungle belongings together in your luggage. We only had 10 minutes to do this so we forget some things we wanted.
Diane White Nov 01, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Thanks for the tip, we will follow your advise!

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12 nights of accommodations
34 meals: 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 11 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
17 Field trips
4 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances
3 Flights during the program


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