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Amazonas Explored


Ecuador: Banos, Rural Areas, Tena

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks


May- August and November- February every year

Travel Types

  • Eco Tours
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Student Tours


Must be over 18


  • English

Cost in US$:


Cost Includes:

  • Excursions
  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Travel while in host country

Program Fees Include:

* All accommodation for the duration of the program
* All ground transportation in country
* All meals (3 meals per day) whilst in Ecuador, South Africa and Fiji, except for the free day. We can cater to vegetarians and some types of food allergies
* Unlimited bottled water in Ecuador
* Some snacks
* Building materials needed for volunteer project
* Hiring of local skilled trades people to assist in the volunteer projects
* A monetary donation to the local host organisation
* Guided 5 day jungle tour (Ecuador) or 6 day island hopping adventure (Fiji) or 5 day Safari (Africa)
* All admission fees to local parks and sites
* All accompanying VESA staff members
* All administration costs
* Certification (if requested) of completion of the volunteer program. Great for your resume

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Community Development
  • Education
  • Nutrition

Typical Volunteer

Somebody who is interested in exploring new countries, while getting to know their local communities & giving back to them.

Age Range


This Program is open to

South African, Australian, Canadian, European, American, Kiwi, Worldwide and Asian Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Guest House
  • Dormitory

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

in Groups of 20

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 Week

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Job and Internship Network