Iquitos Things to Do

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  • 1. Hostal Huayruro

    Two updates for Iquitos, Perú I have visited this fascinating island town about 12 times in the last 5 years. My favorite place in South America! Great food in some of the market stalls. Mercado...

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  • 2. Amazon jungle trip

    Hi, I´ve spent 11 days in the jungle with Gerson´s family/guides, doing camping and sleeping in their village. A very authentic experience I recommend and the...

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  • 3. Deep Jungle Trip up the Tapiche River

    New in 2011. There is a new destination deep in the Amazon, 340km up river from Iquitos, Peru called Tapiche Ohara's Reserve. I went there in May 2011 and found...

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  • 4. Jungletravel in iquitos for all kind of people

    Iquitos the city that lay on a island in the middl of the jungle. You can reach it by plain, 1.5 hour from Lima or by boat from Tarapoto or Pucalpa that taks 3...

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  • 5. Jungletravel around Iquitos

    Iquitos the city that lay on a island in the middl of the jungle. You can reach it by plain, 1.5 hour from Lima or by boat from Tarapoto or Pucalpa that taks 3...

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  • 6. Bird watching Birding Iquitos Guide

    I did do a day trip into the jungle outside Iquitos with Walter Soplin Culqui at wacho@lycos.com cell: 965303113 Walter speaks English quite well. We went on an...

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  • 7. One of the best jungle adventures

    If you are in Iquitos take the time to visit Padre Cocha and the Butterfly Farm. The amazon animal orphanage and Pilpintuwasi butterfly farm was an amazing...

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  • 8. The Market

    There is a big local marketplace, where vendors were selling fruits, vegetables, live chickens, and everything imaginable. People shop every day for the...

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  • 9. Eiffel House

    There are some beautiful older houses in the downtown area with imported tile and balconies. They were built by wealthy rubber barons in the 1880s. The iron...

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  • 10. Take a boat to Belen

    Belén is a giant floating shantytown that has been here since the early 1900s. Some houses are on stilts; others are built on rafts that rise and fall with the...

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  • 11. Cruise the Amazon

    I spent a week on a riverboat on the Amazon and its tributaries, and it was an incredible experience. One of the best parts was meeting local people in the...

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  • 12. Amazon travel from Peru

    You could not make a better decision than to go with Gerson Pizango - a man with integrity, knowledge, and intelligence who lives in the Amazon and knows it as...

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  • 13. Amazon adventure

    Hello,my friend and I are in Iquitos right now and we just finished an excellent six-night trip into the Amazon with a very good local guide named Gerson. He is...

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  • 14. Jungle Experience in Iquitos

    We just got back from our holidays in Peru and went also to the Amazon. from what we understood is that there are basically three Amazon jungle zones open to...

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  • 15. Go to a Jungle Lodge

    Iquitos is the place to book various jungle lodges, which will allow you to stay in the Amazon and see the jungle close up. There are various lodges to choose...

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  • 16. Explorama Lodges

    We stayed at 3 of the Explorama Lodges while in the Upper Amazon region in September 2006. We found them to be well run, the food and services excellent. Ceiba...

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  • 17. Jungle hikes

    Hiking around the rainforest is fun and dangerous. Its a definite plus going with a guide and to wear calf high rubber booties since its very muddy. There are...

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  • 18. Walk in the rain

    The walk down into Belen and around is worth it even if it is pouring rain as you then get to be as wet as everyone else, see people collecting rainwater and...

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  • 19. Join a Retreat

    The Amazon is so full of natural life and fresh energy, and while many people go there to take advantage of the new experience, it is a good idea to join people...

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  • 20. Look Around for Wildlife

    Wildlife is all around you in the Amazon. There was a tarantula on the roof of the cabin-tent next door. A group (flock? family?) of monkeys swung into the tree...

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  • 21. Rain Forest Walk

    Hint: don't wear black. I attracted so many mosquitos my friends had to swat me every 2 seconds like a cow's tail.We saw a giant Ceiba tree, termites, a...

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  • 22. Pirahna Fishing!

    Pirahna fishing in the Amazon is pretty awesome. There were so many fish I totally thought the lodge planted them there. But no, it's just that cool. Sneaky...

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  • 23. Boat ride up the Amazon

    It was a thrill just to be in the Amazon river.Worth going if you are in Iquitos. You get to see different birds, animals and fauna. The lodge we went to had...

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  • 24. Amazon River

    Ok, So if your reading info about Iquitos, you must be going to the Amazon then. If not, you should! Iquitos city in itself is big, dirty and pretty bland.There...

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  • 25. Mesias Family Zoo

    A little way up the River from Iquitos, this is a small quaint zoo! when we were there, it had 2 anacondas (1 HUGE), a couple of sloths, an ocelot, some...

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