Volunteer request in the Amazonas, Iquitos Perù (Inti Eco Lodge)

volunteering in the amazonas

Inti Eco Lodge - Peru sustainable living

Message from the host

Hi everyone,

voluntouringWe are an eco-lodge in the Peruvian Amazon which has been in construction since 2014, and will hopefully open to paying guests in early 2019.

INTI ECO LODGE - in short

    The aim of the eco lodge is to be a far business in the form of a well-being center which also teaches about sustainability and permaculture, while helping the local communities, with clean water access among other things

    The volunteers will be working with the plants using permaculture and biodynamics, bioconstruction with adobe (a mix of clay and sand), checking the structures for termites...

How many volunteer?

    We can host up to 15 volunteers

Hours of help

    The work is 4 hours a day (7am-11am), 4 days a week

Accommodation and food

    We provide accommodation and 3 collective meals a day (with a small financial participation)

    The volunteers' benefits are free accommodation, use of the pool, volleyball ground, slackline etc, and 10% off at the Karma Café in Iquitos

    The accommodation is in a dormitory with a single bed and trunk each

Things to do in the free time

    Volunteers can do what they like during their free time, we have a natural swimming pool, volleyball, slackline, possibility to go fishing, kayaks for rent, painting... if some volunteers have special skills they can share we can have workshops, e.g. yoga, meditation, massages...

Languages spoken

    Ideally the main language is spanish but we also speak english and french

Technology related info

    There is no internet access, or electricity for that matter, so we recommend volunteers bring a headlamp or flashlight and an external battery or solar charger if they wish to use electronic devices
    The lodge is in the middle of the amazon jungle, so it's possible to see animals like snakes, monkeys, butterflies, frogs, sloths...

    We get there by minibus (1hr 30mins) and then by boat (2hrs). The lodge is on the Itaya river south of Iquitos, Peru

More informations...

Our aim is to create a self-sufficient lodge/wellness center where guests and volunteers can learn about sustainability and permaculture in a jungle environment, and about health and well-being through nutrition and other activities such as yoga, meditation and various sports. All the while the economy generated by the lodge will enable us to help the neighbouring village of San Martin with projects such as access to drinking water and education, as well as already providing work for some of the villagers, meaning they can work close to home.

We have been welcoming volunteers (over 500) ever since the beginning of the project.
They have been helping us, among other things, with construction and bioconstruction (using adobe bags), permaculture, carpentry, and, of course, community life chores such as cooking.

The Exchange

We are looking for Volunteers/professionals to build an Eco Lodge in the Amazon.

Come and share this human experience with us in the middle of the Peruvian jungle. Any kind of help in sustainability, Bio Construction, carpentry, gardening, reforestation, teaching local children, organic crops or cooking vegetarian meals is welcome.

The aim is to create a community based on well-being and self-sufficiency, where everyone can live healthily, learn how to live sustainably, relax, heal, find entertainment, develop projects and express creativity.

Inti Eco Lodge will offer activities such as yoga, meditation and music classes, workshops, kayaking, paddle board, archery, areas for relaxation and creativity (painting, sculpting).

Come and join us and be a part of this great adventure! You can join us in Iquitos, Peru in 2018!

Accommodation is free !

Feel free to like and share our page, or follow us on Instagram: @intiecolodge
See you soon!

The association

The aim is to build a Center of Well Being, to create a community based on self-sufficiency, where everyone can live healthy, learn how to live sustainably, entertain, relax, heal, develop projects and express creativity.

Inti Eco Lodge will offer activities such as yoga, meditation and music classes, workshops, kayaking, paddle board, archery, areas for relaxation and creativity (painting, sculpting). 

Come join us to participate to this great adventure! You can join us in Iquitos, Peru in 2017-2018! We will offer accommodation!
More info.

Who we are/the story

"I’m Anne, I’ve been living in Peru since 2012 and now have my residency. I studied in a business school back in Paris with a major in International Business. I then received a second Master’s degree in Australia, majoring in Business in International Tourism and Hospitality Management.

I’m currently building up my own travel agency here in Peru, which will focus on traveling differently: eco-tourism, communitarianism, respecting local economy, local culture and helping NGOs in Peru while traveling. I got the idea to do this eco lodge 2 years ago in Iquitos. I was studying shamanism and master plants with a shaman from there. I fell in love with the Amazon and its communities, and found land to get my project started." 


We are building a center of well being, to create a community based on self-sufficiency. 

Inti Eco Lodge will be an alternative to conventional tourism, as we invite people to come and spend their stay in a unique and authentic place. Through this place, we will educate and sensibilize not only our guests but also the community on sustainable development, and an alternative way of living without consumerism, while utilizing healthy and local products. 
The center will simply group like-minded and interested people who want to live and share great experiences together in a sustainable environment. It will be a place of rest, expression and discovery. We will pursue our goal of living in a better world and making people more aware of it, by showing that we can live off of what nature gives us; not only in terms of construction, but also in our daily lives. Inti Eco Lodge will offer activities such as yoga, meditation, music/dance workshops, areas for relaxation and creativity (painting, sculpting) and shamanic ceremonies. 

Inti Eco Lodge will be made out of wood taken from trees of the land, with each tree being replaced immediately with a new one. Also, we are going to be using recycled materials from Iquitos and its surroundings. We will use Earthship’s concepts such as collecting and using water from the rain, producing electricity from the sun and wind, and treating and reusing sewage. There will also be a heating and cooling system for best comfort in any climate. 

We will develop a permaculture system (Hugerlkutlure) and greenhouses on the land to grow fruits, vegetables and flowers all year long. 

We are to build a place that suits and fits the environment and its people by using all that it gives us. Our goal is to adapt ourselves to the land and befriend nature, while creating the smallest ecological footprint as possible. 

CONTACT details

You can learn more about the project on our website:


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