Global Education Offers Eco Tour to Brazil

Posted: July 24, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s Center for Global Education will offer “Eco Tour to Brazil,” including Rio de Janeiro, Iguazu Falls and the Amazon rainforest, during spring break 2007 (March 8-18, 2007). This tour is open to students, faculty and the general public.

Also offered to participants is one optional undergraduate credit in anthropology, Latin American studies or geography. Itinerary highlights include

  • A stay in Rio de Janeiro and tours of Sugar Loaf and Cocovado Mountains
  • A visit to Copacabana Beach
  • Views of the world-renowned Iguazu Falls from both the Brazil and Argentina sides
  • Hikes through pristine national parks filled with exotic fauna and flora
  • A stay in the Amazon jungle, EcoPark Lodge and a visit to an indigenous village
  • A chance to learn about current issues in the Amazon and discover its wildlife by night

For more information and to apply, see the web site.

Iguazu Falls in Brazil
A visit to the breathtaking Iguazu Falls in Brazil is one of the stops on the Eco Tour.

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