Peru Bans Single Use Plastics

Peru Bans Single-Use Plastics Following the lead of many nations around the world, Peru has officially joined the fight against plastic pollution. This past year the Peruvian congress passed an ambitious national law with the goal to discourage and significantly...

Biodiversity in the Amazon

Biodiversity in the Amazon          The word “biodiversity” is often heard while describing some of the most exotic places on the planet.  Some places, like the Amazon rainforest, are known as “biodiversity hotspots”. Unfortunately, the concept of biodiversity is...

The Tahuayo Lodge

THE TAHUAYO LODGE   Recognized as one of the ten best wilderness lodges in the world by Outside Magazine     Travel to the lodge requires that you fly into Iquitos, Peru. From Iquitos we take you by boat up the mighty Amazon River, for a distance of...

KUKAMA (Cocama) Culture

KUKAMA (Cocama) Culture   The Kukama are an original culture of the Amazon Rainforest. They thrived in the rainforest for hundreds of years before the Spanish explorers arrived. The Kukama first made contact with explorers in 1549 during a Spanish expedition led...

Empowering Women

Empowering women Leading Advocate for Women’s Rights Amazonia Expeditions has been the leading advocate for women’s rights in the upper Amazon basin since the early 1980’s. In an effort to improve equality in the workforce, we were the first company to hire and train...

Our Charitable Activities

AMAZONIA’S CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES Community Service The indigenous community of the Tahuayo River basin consists of approximately 5,000 people who live in 12 villages. Many of our staff were born in these villages and the communities have a long history of involvement...