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Conservation & Community | Colombia Ecuador Guatemala Peru | 21.02.24

Community in Latin America | Broaden Your Horizons

Since 2006, we have been helping travellers reach ever wilder corners of Latin America & Antarctica. For each journey we create, Plan South America donates to a charity or initiative connected to the country of travel.

In addition, we have developed a portfolio of adventures that are rich in purpose, from delivering school or medical supplies to remote communities, to assisting in house building programmes & rewilding endangered species

Pintado Santa Catarina

Guatemala: A Splash of Colour

 

Lake Atitlan‘s Mayan communities are enchanting. Santa Catarina Palopó, a lakeside town facing a lack of economic opportunity, experienced an inspiring transformation when the community came together to use art as a tool for social change. Adopt and paint a house to help create a sustainable community.

Cotton Top Tamarin | Latin America | South America

Colombia: Monkey Mission

 

3 hours due south of the colourful colonial port city of Cartagena, venture into the primary rainforest to help reintegrate Colombia’s highest concentration of endangered cotton-top tamarin monkeys into the wild.

Sacred Valley, Peru

Peru: Incas & Weavers

 

Amidst Inca ruins & archaeological sites, communities live as their ancestors did, growing corn, raising alpacas & weaving textiles. Sol y Luna Foundation educates underprivileged children in the Sacred Valley, inviting guests to share skills in language, art & sustainability.

Amazon Rainforest Holiday | Ecuador | South America Travel

Ecuador: Ride & Deliver

 

Horseback ride through Ecuador’s sierras to the backdrop of snow-capped Andes, delivering humanitarian relief to remote communities. Help set up a camp in the Amazon providing dentistry, obstetrics & first aid training, & learning traditional forest medicine from the indigenous Sapara tribe, the ‘healers’ of the jungle.

Colombia: Pink Dolphin Tagging in The Amazon

 

Assist scientists in the safe capture & release of the Amazon’s elusive pink river dolphins to enable satellite tracking. Understanding dolphin behaviour, movements & threats allows for improved habitat protection & targeted conservation efforts.

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