Natgeo’s York Hovest with Amazon Explorer in the Matses Territory

Journey through the Amazon: Capturing Unexplored Beauty with Photographer York Hovest

The photographer York Hovest was on the road in South America for a hundred days. The mighty Amazon river runs through the largest tropical rainforest area in the world, many parts of which are almost unexplored.

Only a few indigenous peoples still live in them in a very traditional way. Together with shamans, tribal elders and their families, York Hovest embarks on a journey through the Amazon basin to capture the beauty of the rainforest and its inhabitants.

York is a renowned photographer from Germany, traveling around the world looking for stories, adventures and inspiring destinations.

The Amazon Explorer team organized and brought National Geographic Photographer to Matsés territory. He was very interested in the conservation of nature and native people of the Amazon during this 15-day expedition in the middle of the jungle.

The Amazon is twice the size of India. It is the largest remaining tropical rainforest in the world, and houses at least 10% of the world’s biodiversity. The Amazon river is the world’s longest with 7062 km. It accounts for 15% of the world’s total river discharge into the oceans, it houses the largest number of freshwater fish species in the world.

Check the video of his journey with the Matsés people, at the Peru/Brazil border:

Why choose Amazon Explorer?

  • With more than 20 years of experience organizing trips to remote regions of the Amazon rainforest, we are pioneers in organizing unconventional expeditions and jungle survival challenges.
  • Our team is comprised of experienced naturalists, and indigenous experts skilled in wildlife tracking and possessing a deep understanding of Amazon local traditions.
  • Recognized in numerous publications worldwide, we take pride in our proven experience in leading expeditions with maximum security for a diverse range of individuals, from adventurers and explorers to students, researchers, documentary filmmakers, and producers, including NatGeo and Discovery Channel.

Join Amazon Explorer in creating moments of wonder and excitement, transforming every step into an unparalleled exploration into the heart of adventure.

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