Bayfield, CO, November 02, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- This Amazon tour is lead by GreenTracks’ expert zoologist, William W. Lamar, who has been seen on Wild Discovery, The History Channel, the BBC, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, National Geographic, and local television in several countries.
Lamar has spent over half his life conducting research and trekking through the rainforests of Latin America. His popular books and photographs have helped countless people learn about the beauty of the Amazon and his reference books have placed him among the world’s top zoological authorities. Bill Lamar can not only answer your questions but also tells amazing stories about the region and the behind-the-scenes lowdown on some of the most popular shows.
Participants will experience rainforest hikes, canoe trips into lagoons, visits to a Yagua Indian village and Monkey Island, night jungle walks, the celebrate Canopy Walkway, an Ethnobotanical Garden where over 240 medicinal plants are cultivated by local shamans, boat travel on the Amazon River, opportunities to observe birds and wildlife...all with the friendly companionship and insights of Bill Lamar. When the day is done return to the comfort of a beautifully appointed air-conditioned suite with king-sized bed in a fantastic lodge that is complete with swimming pool, hammocks for lounging, superb international and local cuisine and a well stocked bar.
So if you are filled with curiosity about the Amazon, or if you want to really understand jaguars, anacondas, piranhas, candirus and the like, this is your opportunity to get the straight story from someone who has had vast experience with these and many other fascinating creatures.
This seven day/six night trip departs Iquitos, Peru on 4 dates in 2009: March 29 - April 4; June 28 - July 4; September 13 - 19; November 15 - 21. The cost of the trip is $1995 per person in a twin room. Group size is always small, typically 8 - 12 people. A GreenTracks eco-adventure cruise is fun, stimulating and educational. With over 16 years of operation GreenTracks has provided memorable experiences of the Amazon to thousands of travelers.