Route & dates
Iquitos— 56 nights
Sat, Jun 1 - Sat, Jul 27
Capital of the Peruvian Amazon
The largest city in the Peruvian Amazon and the world's largest metropolis unreachable by road, Iquitos represents a major starting point for river and rainforest adventures.Get out of town with these interesting Iquitos side-trips: Iguana Lodge & Camp (in Santo Toribio) and Momon River (in Rio Momon). Spend the 2nd (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 4th (Tue) in the pleasant surroundings of Tapiche Reserve. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Pilpintuwasi Butterfly Farm, see the interesting displays at Museum of Historic Boats, get to know the resident critters at Quistococha Zoo, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa de Fierro.
To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Iquitos attractions planner.
June in Iquitos sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 27th (Sat).
Things to do in Iquitos
Iguana Lodge & Camp, Momon River
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