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Amazon Discovery Tour: Rubber Tapping in Peru

Duration: Flexible
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  • Learn how to extract latex from rubber trees and help conserve the Peruvian Amazon..Trek through the rainforest and participate in the daily activities of a local shiringuero, or rubber producer..Discover the the traditional, artisanal process of latex collection and coagulation.
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Discover how latex is collected from rubber trees in the Amazon Rainforest, and take part in daily work activities on the farm. Connect with the forest and experience man and nature living in harmony. Learn about new rubber tapping techniques that properly extract latex without endangering the lives of the trees. Interact with the family of a local rubber tapper and experience their work firsthand, from tapping trees in the primary forest to trekking in search of natural latex. You will also have the opportunity to participate in the traditional, artisanal process of latex coagulation, used to make latex sheets and vegetable-tanned leather. Then, spend the night camping out in the rainforest.
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