ABOUT EXPEDITIONS GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE
A LIFE STORY OF GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE
His name is George. His origin has no borders. He is a BRACOPE descendant. Something Brazilian, Colombian and Peruvian runs through his DNA. At an early age, 10 years old, he connected with the first actions of tourist guidance. Joel, a character from the region, was known as TATU because of his small stature, of Miraña indigenous descent, a polyglot with a good knowledge of different languages, such as English, Portuguese, French, Spanish as well as native languages, he was his initial mentor and boss in what would be his life Project. At the age of 19, he began a formal job at the Hotel Anaconda in Leticia, Amazonas. Time when family, friends and foreign tourists chose to call him George. To later leverage as a trading name, George of the Jungle. Being born in a region dressed in a multicoloured jungle, magical as its sunrises and immense as his river, would make him a friendly man, good man, with the environment and the ecosystems of the Amazon Nature. The universe of jungle and river was the school where he learned about aboriginal culture, flora, fauna, ancestral medicine, trails, roads, and customs... Prodigies of life that today define him as an expeditious guide, agent and entrepreneur specializing in everything which means Tourism in the Amazon.
A LEGACY THAT LIVES IN THE PRESENT
Loving his profession with passion and respect leads him to recognize Amazonian characters that are part of his life story and the trilogy that they represented with unparalleled experience for adventure and nature tourism. Together with George Of the Jungle, Joel Mendoza TATU (q. e. p. d) and MOWGLI the Amazonian Tarzan. Leticiano admired for his great resemblance to the character in the stories of Disney's Mowgli Jungle Book. The three of them were born and grew up in the Colombian Amazon as recognized memorable icons, referenced by hundreds of tourists from many parts of the world who visit us longing for the tourism entrepreneurship services offered with complete satisfaction by these 3 wonderful characters. EXPEDITIONS GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE = EGJ. And the day came when the more than 30 years of work in Tourism, added up for George to consolidate his entrepreneurial business from Leticia and the Amazon, for the world: Expeditions George of the Jungle. Today, a company synonymous with the promotion and preservation of the environment, education, job opportunity, social and culture. Being the greatest passion, being able to integrate the native and the ancestral with the experiences of the wild and mystical scenery of the jungle and the hydric world of the greatest treasure that the Amazon represents.
At Expedition George of the Jungle, nothing beats the satisfaction that George's exciting work gives like the happy and content tourists and visitors who expectantly decide to share the best days of their lives in the Amazon destination. The great home, lung of the earth that awaits you with splendid plans and services. Always welcome.
By Gloria E Revelo C.
We are a tour-based agency with thirty years of experience, promoting the Amazon rainforest in the South of Colombia, Leticia, Amazonas. It is our goal to create an eco-travel destination that will enthral the spirit and enrich the lives of adventurers from around the world. We provide a unique destination and experience for all those who come to enjoy the wonders that Amazon has to offer. Welcoming to the most
fascinating adventure, touring the beautiful city of Leticia, Amazonas Colombia and its surroundings; a cultural connector of nature with varied fauna, flora, water sources, folklore, gastronomy and traditions of three countries in the northernmost point of South America… in the lung of the earth: The Amazon!
EGJ promotes responsible use of the planet; an inspiring commitment and dedication, aimed at providing endless possibilities to nature lovers, alongside peace and tranquillity in the middle of the tropical forest. Our purpose is to educate visitors on the environment, an integral effort to convert the Amazon’s natural and cultural heritage into the best tourism and ecology destinations, for nationals and visitors from all over the world. This ecotourism experience will educate and integrate you into the indigenous communities and nature, learning from one another about our responsibilities as a global community. Our team comes from all walks of life - it is essential to us that we promote equality benefiting both the indigenous people and our guests with rewarding experiences.
Upon entering or leaving Colombia, make sure to secure the following health tips.
-Medical health insurance for attention, contact numbers and attention of the insurer.
-Documentation related to any special health condition that must be known of.
-Carry a yellow fever vaccination card or certificate.
-Accept protocols and biosafety measures related to the COVID 19.
-Although Expeditions George of the Jungle carries a first-aid kit, we recommend that tourists take their personal medications as needed.
-Clothing, footwear and accessories: Light clothing, long-sleeved shirt, long pants, shorts or bermuda shorts, bathing suits, t-shirts, comfortable shoes, tennis shoes, personal hygiene kit, sunscreen, flashlight, waterproof, document holder and/or bag for packaging and protection of personal items.