Cloud Forest Eco-Aventure
November 5th - 15th, 2021
Please contact Jeremy if interested in attending in 2021
Eco-Adventure & Service Trip in the ancient Mayan cloud forest of Cerro el Amay
You are invited! We are looking for a small group of ambassadors to journey with us into the ancient cloud forest of Cerro el Amay in Guatemala, and the home of the indigenous K’iche’ people. We have been fostering a beautiful relationship with these people for the past 7 years and it is an honor to share in our cross-cultural sharing with you. While in Guatemala, we immerse ourselves in:
Cloud forest ecology
Traditional K’iche’ crafts
Daily village life
Traditional food preparation
Local craft techniques
Native tree restoration
Caving & waterfall exploration
Soccer & village games
Musical and arts sharing
Swimming & Cliff jumping
Spanish & K’iche’ immersion
Traditional cacao ceremony & temazcal
This is part of our legacy project
Inchanted Journeys is working with the Cloud Forest Conservation Initiative, IMAP, FUNDAECO, CONAP, Rainforest Trust and others to coordinate this journey of discovery, adventure, and service. In the last 2.5 years, we have raised over a $6.2M to protect this ancient forest because of this eco-adventure and connected efforts. All of these funds have gone directly into land conservation, land purchases, and to support local staff salaries. Some of the proceeds from this Journey will aid in the preservation of the cloud forest, the conservation of the rural Forest Mayan communities we are teaming with, as well as continue to support additional field research as we discover new species to science every year!
More information on our NGO: www.forestprimeval.org
Registration is open for this program
Registration is $1,750.00 per person. For families of three or more people attending the journey, the cost is $1,600 per person (adults and children). You will be responsible for your own flights as well as breakfasts, lunches, and dinners in the urban areas (Antigua and San Marcos), though these will be shared meals as a group in restaurants. All food in the village of Laj Chimmel and breakfast in Uspantan are included in the cost. All meals at Antigua and Lago Atitlan are your responsibility.
Note each transaction will include a 3.2% PayPal fee.
It is preferred that you register by contacting Jeremy at email@example.com and send a check by snail mail, but registration is also available online via PayPal. All payments and balances owed are due to be paid in full by February 1st, 2021. Cancellation refund policy is return of payment less a $175 service fee through February 1st, 2021. After February 1st, 2021, we will be unable to refund any cancellations unless someone can be found to replace you last minute.
You are responsible for your own flights to and from the Guatemala International Airport (GUA) from your home city. We will have a van to transport everyone in Guatemala. In order to utilize this transportation, everyone must be landed in Guatemala and at the airport by 1:30 pm local time on March **th. Flights home should be scheduled no earlier than 12:00 pm on March **th.