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Primate and Wildlife Conservation Peru

 

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We are working in a conservation concession area of approximately 200ha designated for conservation by the Peruvian government. The concession is located in the buffer zone of the Tambopata National Reserve, bordering the Madre de Dios River. We are located at 1 hour by boat of the city Puerto Maldonado, Peru. ​We make research and conservatio […]

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Dates of program:
Year round

Duration of program:
2 weeks minimum

Age requirement:
Adults of both sexes 18+

Cost:
US$200 per week which covers shared accommodation, all meals (also vegetarian option), river transport, orientation, theoretical lessons and activities.

Other information:
We will pick you up with our boat in the city Puerto Maldonado. It is also possible to pick you up at the airport for an extra fee (US$10). It takes 1 hour to get to the station. We have some fixed days with a fixed time schedule that we are in the city. To avoid spending more boat trips, please try to arrive on Wednesday or Sunday (before 2 pm) and leave on Wednesday or Saturday (after 9-10am). Try to book a flight/bus that consider our time schedule, so we don’t consume too much fossil fuel. The boat departs the city of Puerto Maldonado to Kawsay every Wednesday and Sunday at 3pm It is recommended to arrive in the city one day before or before 2.30pm of the same day. The boats return and arrived to the city of Puerto Maldonado every Wednesday and Saturday 9am. It is recommended to buy your flights or bus tickets after this time or days later. Extra boats will only be available in case of emergency or when needed.


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