Duration: 5 days
The instructional training has the aim of providing guidelines and techniques that will be useful as a standard for the staff of companies, or people that have a special interest to learn skills and activities to obtain intensive jungle survival training.
This Course contains aspects of jungle survival, giving the most practical ways of adaption to the environment, and the use of natural resources.
The course is divided into two phases: Theory is given in a conference room in Iquitos and the practical part is taught 60 Km from the city. Instruction is by qualified military trainer.
- 8 am Meeting at Amazon Explorer office or conference room where the theory instruction will take place.
Morning class: 8 am - 12 am / Lunch break / Afternoon class: 3 pm - 7 pm
- Swimming pool practice: Techniques of buoyancy and rescue in rivers and lakes.
- Departure from Amazon Explorer office to the jungle for the practical phase.
During this stage we will do the following topics:
. Welcome and presentation of Instructors
. Fundamentals of jungle survival training
. Characteristics of the Amazon region
. Safety measures
. Proper use of the machete
. Orientation/navigation by compass, GPS, and natural signs
. Hiking through the jungle
. Recognition of flora and fauna
. Use of natural resources (Techniques of finding water, and using the natural foods of the area)
. Identification of harmful animals, plants and insects.
. Ropes and Knots
. Construction of group shelters
. Construction of individual shelters
. Construction of traps to catch animals.
. Fishing techniques
. Skinning animals
. Food preparation
. Fire making under extreme conditions
. Nocturnal orientation
. Personal safety
. First Aid
. Construction of makeshift stretchers
. Transfer of injured
. Conventional signals
. Construction of single flotation devices
. Safety measures for crossings bodies of water
. How to use your flotation device in the river
- The 3rd and 4th nights will be spent the jungle with self built shelters.
- Return from the practical phase.
- Arrival to the Amazon Explorer office (4 pm).
- Certificate presentation.
Services include: Transfer from Iquitos airport, all land and river transfers, instruction from military trainers, presentation of Certificates.
Degree: At the end of the training course each student will receive a Certificate signed by the management and principal instructor of Amazon Explorer .
|Hunting animals in Amazon Explorer is only for special survival situations, without getting involved for this reason different species in danger of extinction, because this enterprise is purely based in ecology principles, taking care of nature above all.