a jungletrekker traveler means, among other things, that
you recognize and respect the importance that nature, and
the people who live in the forest, have to our planet. It
also means that you want to have this experience in the
most socially and ecologically appropriate manner. We believe
in the credo "leave only footprints, take only pictures".
We feel that it is possible for tourism to be a positive
force, both economically and ecologically. You will also
bring back memories that can be used for the purpose of
education, awareness, and positive social change-that's
what EcoTravel is all about.
to the Amazon is a unique and life-changing experience.
Getting to the region is easy and affordable, but there
are few programs as safe and rewarding as the ones you will
find here. These programs are based on our own experiences
as well as those of our travel partners. We believe these
packages are worthwhile for both the visitor and the people
of the region who can benefit from an alternative form of
revenue for their communities.
Why travel to the Brazilian Amazon?
60% of the Amazon Basin lies within the borders of Brazil.
A vast domain of vegetation, water and wildlife, the region
is also home to some of the most ancient cultures on our
planet. You have an opportunity to be immersed in nature
and experience a world devoid of most modern amenities (how
liberating!!). Trade in the cell phone, fax machine and
laptop for a backpack, hiking boots, and the adventure of