Visit Us in the Amazon!

Experience the Amazon

Visit us in the jungle and see our work 
Many people have asked if they can visit La Libertad and the Amazon.  Yes, please do!
There are two ways to visit.
  1. As a tourist
  2. As a volunteer

“Travel far enough, you meet yourself.”― David Mitchell

a bird by our old boat
How Amazon Pueblo can and can’t help visitors to the Amazon

Amazon Pueblo works with the local indigenous people to help them to develop their tourism businesses and to run a very small volunteer program.  Education is the main way in which we help them.

Amazon Pueblo is NOT a tour agency.  We are also NOT a volunteer placement agency. 

Amazon Pueblo can help visitors to connect with people in the village and to provide written guides and advice to help the visit to be safe and enjoyable.

fresh fish from the river
“Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.” 
 Anthony Bourdain

Visit as a Tourist

Gustavo Cadenas is the indigenous guide we work with in La Libertad.  He offers river trips, jungle hikes, and homestays in La Libertad.  All trips may be customized.  Please visit his website for more details:
our home in the jungle for two days

The above picture is of a temporary campsite by a small waterfall deep in the jungle.  Below are pictures of Gustavo’s guest house, which he uses for tourism and the volunteer program.

A full kitchen and bathroom are also at the location.  We have plans to install an upgraded solar power system by Summer of 2021.  This will provide 24-hour refrigeration.

outside view of the guest house

Visit as a Volunteer

Gustavo also runs a volunteer program.  He charges 10% of his regular rate to volunteers.  That works out to about $5 dollars/day for each volunteer.  The fee helps to cover the cost of the upkeep of the volunteer buildings.

The volunteer program is only for very independent, open-minded, patient people, who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty!

Volunteers pay for their food, travel, and any items they need while they are in the village. 

Volunteers may teach English, math, art, music, or hobbies/activities that they enjoy.  Small construction projects and cultivation work in the fields is always popular and needed.

Please visit Gustavo’s volunteer (Voluntourism) page for more details:
cooking a Christmas meal
sunset over the Amazon River
constructing a concrete walkway
“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” –Saint Augustine