Amazon Challenge

Are You Ready To Survive In The Jungle?

Amazon Challenge

20 Days
18+ Age

Level of Difficulty:

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For those truly seeking to confront their physical limitations and test their mental strength, this challenge is the epitome of adventure.

Participants will embark on a journey aboard a military helicopter, landing in a remote area of the Amazon jungle. From there, they must independently navigate and cover a distance of 120 km, traversing virgin forests, rivers, streams, and swamps. Success in this endeavor is not just a measure of physical prowess but a testament to one’s ability to adapt and survive in the demanding and untouched landscapes of the Amazon.

Embrace the challenge, for within the heart of adversity, you’ll discover the strength to conquer not only the vast landscapes of the Amazon but the extraordinary capabilities within yourself. This journey is not just survival; it’s a transformative expedition forging resilience, courage, and an indomitable spirit that will echo within you long after the adventure concludes.

Includes

  • Transfer from Iquitos Airport.
  • Land and river transportations included in the itinerary.
  • Helicopter from Iquitos to the operational area.
  • Native instructors and Amazon Explorer’s coordinator.
  • Participants must bring their personal equipment.

Important

  • The helicopter used in this Challenge is subject to the availability of the Peruvian Air Force, weather conditions and other factors that could delay our start.
  • This Jungle Survival Challenge is risky, is open to participants with experience in survival and/or military with great adaptability and excellent physical and mental condition.
  • Reservations must be made with a minimum of 60 days in advance.
  • There is only a limited amount of spaces available, so do not delay in reserving your place.

Itinerary

Day 1
  • Transfer to the Military Jungle Survival School, to receive instruction in rappelling technique (rope descent) under the command of military instructors.
  • Participants will spend the night in a hotel in the city of Iquitos.
Day 2 - 19
We will:

  • Move to a military base and leave by helicopter to a remote spot deep in the jungle.
  • Descend by rappelling into the jungle.
  • Build individual and group shelters.
  • Orient ourselves by natural means.
  • Use a map and compass for land navigation.
  • Trek for days through virgin forest.
  • Cross rivers, streams and swamps (aguajales).
  • Look for food and water.
  • Use the lianas (Soga de Agua) for drinking.
  • Identify animal footprints and tracks.
  • Build animal traps to feed ourselves.
  • Improvise fishing rods.
  • Make campfires to cook our food.
  • Use natural resources to our benefit.
  • Build individual rafts and floatation devices to go down rivers.
  • Spend the nights deep in the jungle.
  • Catch and collect food to survive.
Day 20
  • Arrival at our objective, a riverside town.
  • End of the mission and return to Iquitos.
Departure/Return Location: Military Airport of the Peruvian Air Force
Departure Time: To be confirmed
Return Time: To be confirmed
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