Join our expedition to the Amazon River in Brazil co-led by world renowned naturalist Dr. Richard Vogt and by wildlife photographer Michael Bargeron. You will photograph and learn about the flora and fauna of the Amazon. Dr. Vogt has spent decades studying wildlife in Brazil and other parts of the world. Prices pp dbl occ.
The Amazon River is home to an abundance of wildlife and flora. Traveling aboard a research vessel with 18 beds in air conditioned cabins provides comfort while providing close up encounters with the wonders of the Amazon.
Day 1: USA/Manaus, Brazil
Day 2: Board Vessel/Exploring Amazon River
Day 3-8: Exploring Amazon River
Day 9: Exploring/Return to Manaus
Day 10: Manaus, Brazil/USA
Transfers upon arrival/departure Manaus airport to vessel.
Accommodation aboard 75' research vessel with ac cabins and bunks.
All meals aboard vessel days 2-9 prepared by an international chef.
Daily activities and excursions including nature walks, snorkelling, and photographing nature.
The following are not included:
Airfare to/from Manaus, Travel Insurance, Visas, Alcoholic beverages, Gratuities.
Dr. Richard C. Vogt will serve as our expert guide on this expedition. Dr. Vogt is a world-renowned research professor at the Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia in Manaus, Brazil and has twice altered the course of study in the field of turtle biology with discovering temperature-dependent sex determination and communication between turtles. He holds a PhD in Zoology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has published more than 100 scientific papers and books.
Michael Bargeron will serve as our photography guide and expedition organizer. Michael has traveled the world to photograph and learn about fascinating creatures and their natural habitat. He has worked on many conservation projects and has served as chair and organizer for several conferences on wildlife. Michael did his doctoral work at the University of Southern California.
Early-Bird Special $1,999 per person, double occupancy, if paid in full by 4/1/2019.
$2,300 per person, double occupancy, thereafter.
$500 deposit due immediately to reserve your space.
Dates: Aug 1-11, 2019
Space is limited to 18!
**All monies are fully refundable up until 90 days prior to voyage. Thereafter, there will be a $500 cancellation fee assessed. If this expedition is canceled for any reason, all monies will be refunded in full.