Iquitos

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.

Dental Electives Dental Electives
What’s in this elective
2 weeks
$1700

• Accommodation in our private apartments
• Hospital attachments
• Choice of preferred speciality
• 6 hours of Spanish lessons (not available for Dental elective)
• 24/7 assistance
• Fully structured and supervised placement by our in-country professionals
• Airport or bus terminal pick up on arrival
• Tailor made elective planner
• Pre-departure preparation
• Alpahuayo Mishana National Reserve Excursion
• Orientation kit

3 weeks
$2000

• Accommodation in our private apartments
• Hospital attachments
• Choice of preferred speciality
• 10 hours of Spanish lessons
• 24/7 assistance
• Fully structured and supervised placement by our in country professionals
• Airport or bus terminal pick up on arrival
• Tailor made elective planner
• Pre-departure preparation
• Alpahuayo Mishana National Reserve Excursion
• Orientation kit

4 weeks
$2200

• Accommodation in our private apartments
• Hospital attachments
• Choice of preferred speciality
• 20 hours of Spanish lessons
• 24/7 assistance
• Fully structured and supervised placement by our in country professionals
• Airport or bus terminal pick up on arrival
• Tailor made elective planner
• Pre-departure preparation
• Alpahuayo Mishana National Reserve Excursion
• Quitococha Park, City tour and Centro de Rescate Amazonico excursion
• Monkey Island excursion
• Jungle experience 3d/2n
• Orientation Kit
• International presentation (Optional)
• Cooking class

5 weeks
$2300

• Accommodation in our private apartments
• Hospital attachments
• Choice of preferred speciality
• 20 hours of Spanish lessons
• 24/7 assistance
• Fully structured and supervised placement by our in country professionals
• Airport or bus terminal pick up on arrival
• Tailor made elective planner
• Pre-departure preparation
• Alpahuayo Mishana National Reserve Excursion
• Quitococha Park, City tour and Centro de Rescate Amazonico excursion
• Monkey Island excursion
• Jungle experience 3d/2n
• Orientation Kit
• International presentation (optional)
• Cooking class

6 weeks
$2500

• Accommodation in our private apartments
• Hospital attachments
• Choice of preferred speciality
• 20 hours of Spanish lessons
• 24/7 assistance
• Fully structured and supervised placement by our in country professionals
• Airport or bus terminal pick up on arrival
• Tailor made elective planner
• Pre-departure preparation
• Alpahuayo Mishana National Reserve Excursion
• Quitococha Park, City tour and Centro de Rescate Amazonico excursion
• Monkey Island excursion
• Jungle experience 3d/2n
• Orientation Kit
• International presentation (optional)
• Cooking class

7 weeks
$2600

• Accommodation in our private apartments
• Hospital attachments
• Choice of preferred speciality
• 20 hours of Spanish lessons
• 24/7 assistance
• Fully structured and supervised placement by our in country professionals
• Airport or bus terminal pick up on arrival
• Tailor made elective planner
• Pre-departure preparation
• Alpahuayo Mishana National Reserve Excursion
• Quitococha Park, City tour and Centro de Rescate Amazonico excursion
• Monkey Island excursion
• Jungle experience 3d/2n
• Orientation Kit
• International presentation (optional)
• Cooking class

8 weeks
$2700

• Accommodation in our private apartments
• Hospital attachments
• Choice of preferred speciality
• 20 hours of Spanish lessons
• 24/7 assistance
• Fully structured and supervised placement by our in country professionals
• Airport or bus terminal pick up on arrival
• Tailor made elective planner
• Pre-departure preparation
• Alpahuayo Mishana National Reserve Excursion
• Quitococha Park, City tour and Centro de Rescate Amazonico excursion
• Monkey Island excursion
• Jungle experience 3d/2n
• Orientation Kit
• International presentation (optional)
• Cooking class

Not included in price

• Flight tickets of any kind
• Tourist ticket
• Meals except the ones offered with some of our trips and excursions, you will find details of this in our information kit
• Travel insurance
• Health insurance
• HIV Post exposure prophylaxis kit

Most relevant questions

We do not have complicated application process and remember that you are not applying for a remunerated work, this means that anyone can apply as long as they fulfill the required criteria.
Mundo Verde Elective Placements DO NOT ASK for any type of fee upon registration in any of our programmes, in order to secure your placement we ask for a deposit once your placement has been confirmed at any of our partner hospitals or clinics. This deposit will be used as a prepayment for one of your trips or excursions; this will guarantee your placement. The requested deposit once your placement has been confirmed is US$50 in all of our destinations.
If by any chance, we cannot place you at the requested programme we will locate you in a different destination if desired. This situation does not really happen, however, due to force majeure causes we would relocate you or cancel your placement, if this event would happen, your deposit would be totally refunded.
You must remember that in case you cancel due to any personal reasons then the deposit of US$50 will not be refunded.
Once you fill our enrollment online form, we will be in contact with you to start arranging your placement.

You are welcome to join our electives any time since we run our electives all year round and we tailor our electives according to your needs.

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October 21, 2019