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Meet an indigenous tribe in Ecuador’s Amazon rainforest

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The remote Kapawi Ecolodge is home base for a weeklong excursion to the Amazon region of Ecuador.
(Gondwana Ecotours)

Visit the Achuar, a tribe of 6,000 indigenous people who still live traditionally in small Amazon communities along the Ecuadorean and Peruvian border, on a seven-day tour.

The excursion is offered by Gondwana Ecotours, whose founder, Jared Sternberg, was an English teacher in an Achuar village.

On the tour, participants explore the world’s largest river system; search for toucans, caimans and howler monkeys with Achuar guides; hike in Cotopaxi National Park and visit the Devil’s Cauldron waterfall.

Dates: Aug. 1-8, Nov. 3-10; In 2017: Jan. 8-15, Aug. 3-10, and Nov. 2-9, 2017.

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Price: From $2,795 per person, single supplement available. Includes accommodations at the Kapawi Ecolodge, all breakfasts, tours, Achuar guides and English-speaking Ecuadoran guide. International airfare not included.

Info: Gondwana Ecotours, (877) 587-8479

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