Amazon Rainforest Vacation & Travel Tours

About Us

Here at Amazon Discovery Tours, along with providing all-inclusive Amazon travel tour packages, our team is committed to educating visitors about our community, biodiversity, and preservation. We conduct research with students with the mission to support the community near us, and to prevent hunting and logging. 

Our Founders

Pictured below, our founders carry eclectic backgrounds that have made our community an enriching and diverse place. Starting counterclockwise from the first row on the left:

  • Daniel Aizenman holds a B.S. in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior and is finishing up his Masters in Community and Conservation Biology with Miami University and the San Diego Zoo.
  • Alfredo Dosantos, the Grand Amazon Lodge & Tours general manager, has a B.S. in Biology. Not only has he worked as a lead guide, but he also worked for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Instituto de Investigaciones de la Amazonia Peruana (IIAP). His work at the IIAP helped lead the creation of the Pucacuro National Reserve in Peru.
  • Yair Aizenman carries a Ph.D. in Neuroscience.
  • Patrizia Marchese studies medicinal plants in the Amazon and has a Ph.D. in Biology.
  • Gabriel Aizenman studies Computer Sciences.

Our founders share a love of animals, travel, and sharing and preserving this area of the beautiful Amazon. When you book an Amazon Rainforest vacation, you are helping preserve the area by providing work to the locals that steer them away from hunting and logging. 

Our Educations and Research Efforts

What better place than to learn about biology and ecosystems than in the middle of the Amazon Rainforest? Bring your class and/or group here to learn about biodiversity or macro photography. We welcome study abroad programs and provide special discounts for classes and groups. 

They are welcome to learn and work in our special science classroom dedicated to our much-valued research mission. We also offer other special rooms made for students and volunteers, so that everyone can have a collective experience. 

Our Partner and community

We are proud to have worked with San Juan de Yanayacu whom we collaborated with to create the Amazon Discovery Lodge. They helped us create an environmentally-friendly lodge at an incredible location that is beneficial to the community and abundant with wildlife. 

A member of the Tamshiyacu-Tahuayo Communal Reserve since its inception, San Juan de Yanayacu has continuously shown their devotion to protecting nature. We have had the pleasure of supplying them with medication, construction supplies, our support for environmental issues and transportation, and much more. 

We hope to continue to support and collaborate with San Juan de Yanayacu to better both the community and the environment. Pictured above was our first donation to San Juan de Yanayacu’s medical post. Abraham (to the right) is not only the village leader but is also the trained medical administrator.

We also work with the community to hire as many locals as possible so the community can see direct benefits of protecting the wonders of the Amazon. 

Contact Us to Learn More

If you are interested in learning more about our community and educational efforts or would like to bring a class or group, please contact us for more information. Be sure to also check out our many Amazon vacation tour options that we are happy to personalize for your needs.