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Plan Your Trip to Iquitos: Best of Iquitos Tourism

About Iquitos
Make the port town of Iquitos your base camp for exploring the Peruvian Amazon basin. The river and rainforest are the main attractions, of course, and once in Iquitos it's easy to book a stay at one of numerous nearby jungle lodges. Closer to town, travelers recommend visiting the market and "floating village" of Belen, seeing colorful creatures at the butterfly farm and animal rescue center, and taking a cruise on the great river.

Essential Iquitos

Iquitos Is Great For

Wildlife

Art & history

Water Sports

Frequently Asked Questions about Iquitos

We recommend staying at one of the most popular hotels in Iquitos, which include:


Iquitos is known for some of its popular attractions, which include:


If you're a more budget-conscious traveler, then you may want to consider traveling to Iquitos between September and November, when hotel prices are generally the lowest. Peak hotel prices generally start between March and May.