Things to do in Iquitos

Our recommended experiences and activities

Visit the gateway to the Amazon

Visit the gateway to the Amazon

Iquitos, in the northern Amazon is only accessible by boat or plane. Luxurious jungle lodges offer watery nature-spotting adventures by canoe and boat (look out for the pink river dolphin), and the city itself is a jumble of lively markets and bustling streets with a distinctly frontier vibe.

Typical stay: 4 days
See the Amazon by luxury cruise

See the Amazon by luxury cruise

From Iquitos board a luxurious river cruise ship for an intimate voyage down the Amazon River to Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. Swim and kayak from the boat and keep an eye out for macaws, toucans, umbrella birds, monkeys, river otters, river dolphins and more.

Typical stay: 3 days

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