The city is situated on the waters of the Amazon River, between the channels of the rivers Nanay and Itaya. It is the capital city of the Loreto department, the largest department of Peru and the biggest city in the Peruvian Amazon. The only way to get there is by air or river. It is an attractive city with a prosperous and glorious past, due to the latex mercenary that took place more than a century ago.
Iquitos is considered the Capital of the Peruvian Amazon because of the deep-seated ancestry that its residents share with the Amazon Jungle. This balmy city is situated in the country’s northeastern jungle, only accessible by river boat or plane.
The capital of the Loreto state boasts a varied and exhilarating nightlife. Tourists can try its characteristic and diverse food, made primarily with local ingredients.
Some of the city’s most important attractions are Casa de Fierro (House of Steel), Iglesia Matriz, and the Main Square. In the vicinities, not far from the city, visitors can check out the San Andres Bora Community, the Island of Pablo Concha, and the Alpahuayo Mishana Natural Reserve.
If you choose Iquitos in Peru, then you will have Spanish lessons as a part of your program. You will also have excellent located private accommodation and our team is available 24 hours a day if you need anything at all.
Overall this city is rich in things it has to offer. It’s a bewitching fusion of various cultures, beautiful landscapes, and bio-diversity.