Guatemalan Cloud Forest Eco-Adventure

April 11-21, 2019

Eco-Adventure & Service Trip in the ancient Mayan cloud forest of Cerro el Amay:

We will be hosting a family-centered trips into the cloud forest on April 11-21, 2019.  We are inviting another group of young ambassadors and their parents to  journey with us into the cloud forest of Cerro el Amay in Guatemala to learn about the ecology and magic of a cloud forest ecosystem, learn some traditional crafts, and to complete service work in the indigenous Ki’iche’ village of Laj Chimmel.  Our young ambassadors will interacting with the children in the village, helping with the planting of trees for the reforestation projects, and observe some of the rare and endangered species of Cerro el Amay.

Registration is not open yet but it will be in the next few weeks as Lena and Jeremy are communicating with interested families to sync up with spring breaks.  If you are looking for the eco-adventure trip for adults, please follow this link:

Cloud Forest Eco-Adventure



Inchanted Journeys is working with the Cloud Forest Conservation Initiative, IMAP, FUNDAECO, CONAP, and others to coordinate this journey of discovery, adventure, and service. In the last 2 years, we have raised over a $5.2M 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.  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

 

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Registration is open for this program.  Deposits of $500 per person must be received by January 21, 2019, in order to obtain the Early-bird rate.  Registration is $1,500.00 (double occupancy) including all transportation, guide/entrance fees, accommodations, and more.  You will be responsible for your own flights, lunches and dinners, though these will be shared meals as a group in restraunts.  All food in the village of Laj Chimmel, breakfasts in Antigua & Uspantan are included in the cost. 

It is preferred that you register by contacting Jeremy at jeremy.schewe@gmail.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 March 21st, 2019.  Cancellation refund policy is return of payment less a $175 service fee through March 21st, 2019.  After March 21st, 2019, 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 Shannon and at the airport by 1:30 pm local time on the first day of our trip.  Flights home should be scheduled no earlier than 12:00 pm on April 21st.