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La Isla De Los Monos

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A cage-free rescue center 30km from Iquitos in the Peruvian Amazon, dedicated to the protection and conservation of abandoned and orphaned monkeys. We rescue, rehabilitate and release back into the wild monkeys orphaned through the illegal animal...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Condamine #416, Iquitos 065, Peru
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was very pleased to visit and continue to pleased with each visit. I am happy to see a rescue center that is doing its job. The monkeys are freely roaming around the property, they are being cared for by workers and volunteers, receiving lots...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank natashadevi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent a couple of days in Iquitos prior to an excursion into the Amazon Rainforest. One on of those days, I took a delightful tour at La Isla De Los Monos (or Island of Monkeys). I walked to the Iquitos office at 9:00 am...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank joearena
Reviewed January 10, 2019

Up close and personal with monkeys! You will learn a lot about them different species and get to hold them! We walked around the place with monkeys on our shoulders and in our arms. The monkeys are friendly and fun! They are gentle! Well, worth...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

If you want to interact with some incredible animals and be toured around by extremely knowledgeable and caring volunteers, then this is the place for you! Couldn’t recommend anymore.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank moeyhesa99
Reviewed November 13, 2018

If you have an hour or two to spare t is is a nice mid morning or afternoon stop. If you have a week or a month of spare time and want to volunteer they will also have you.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

I got there just the same way as Agnieszka described (review before). Go not too late in the day, perhaps you can team up with hostel mates, since you will feel a bit more relaxed. Take some money for donation and tour (around 30 soles),...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 374patricke
LaIslaDeLosMonos, Guest Relations Manager at La Isla De Los Monos, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2018

Hi Patrick, thanks for your visit and review! We agree, aim to get to us early in the day as it can sometimes be a long journey depending on how full the boats to and from Iquitos are (as they leave when full)!

Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Just make sure you don't skip that place!!! We fist went to the jungle for a few days, where you can see animals from the distance. It's also nice, but on the Isla de los Monos you can just play and have a lot of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AgnieszkaS2334
LaIslaDeLosMonos, Guest Relations Manager at La Isla De Los Monos, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2018

Thanks so much for your visit, and thoughtful thorough review! We are so happy you enjoyed your time with us learnibg about our project and playing with our social little monkeys. A note to those wanting to visit us, the boat from Puerto de Productores...More

Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Lots of happy monkeys here. It was a bit tricky to get there since you have to take the speedboat from the local pier but worth coming here! Great island with many animals around.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank missicyblue
LaIslaDeLosMonos, Public Relations Manager at La Isla De Los Monos, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Thanks for your visit and review, we are all about happy monkeys here at La Isla de los Monos! You're right that part of the adventure is getting to us as we are 30km outside of Iquitos - but journeying along the Amazon river is...More

Reviewed October 22, 2018

This was probably the best thing we did during our trip to the Amazon. Being able to play with, touch, hold, and experience the monkeys was one of the most incredible things I've ever experienced. The volunteers were extremely informative, and it was obvious how...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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LaIslaDeLosMonos, Public Relations Manager at La Isla De Los Monos, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Thanks so much for your visit and review - we are so happy that you found the experience the best! We are proud to be cage free with our monkeys roaming free as they should be, and they do love to interact! We are very...More

Reviewed October 15, 2018

We had an extra day in Iquitos and decided to visit La Isla De Los Monos to see what it was all about. Without a doubt, one of the most memorable places we visited in Peru! Our guide was really good and telling us about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joneseyy
LaIslaDeLosMonos, Public Relations Manager at La Isla De Los Monos, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Thanks so much for your review and sharing photos from your visit, it's great to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us and the monkeys! It's important to us that our guides tell all of our visitors about our project so they can...More

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Response from Orustbo | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes The recommendations from CDC is yellow fever vaccine and Malaria medicines.
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Response from Dakles | Reviewed this property |
The answer is yes to both yellow fever vaccine and malaria tablets I'm afraid. You will be in the Amazon basin where there is a risk of both diseases. My wife was badly bitten by mosquitos during our visit, notwithstanding... More
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