Iquitos is a city in the northeast of Peru and with over 400,000 inhabitants it is the largest city in the Peruvian rainforest. It is also the largest city in the world which can only be reached by boat or plane! The city is the capital of both the Loreto Region and Maynas Province.
From the Iquitos Travel Guide
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Simply WONDERFUL! You will never forget this unique experience, at this unique place well apart from the noisy city of Iquitos but not too far from the airport. The people care about everything and you also have the opportunity to learn about about the real Peru. Nature of the location is unbeatable. ... more
Best Value for the money! Best people working there! Book early since it is always very busy there. ... more
its a new hostel, the staff were awesome & V helpful! unfortunately there was water issues (apparently when the river is low) so showers were few & far btween, but the staff did try 2 make the most of it! generally very clean, handy location, i would recommend it (mayb when the water level has risen?) ... more
Hi the price from Lima to Iquitos vary from US$80.00 to US$100.00 according to the availability Best regards Carla ...
Lima to Iquitos
I want to go to Iquitos from Lima but the flights I am finding come out to about $400 round trip on LanPeru. Is there a cheaper way to get there by plane??? Help! ...
Cuzco to Iquitos
Has anyone managed to fly from Cuzco to Iquitos (book their own)? I'm having troulbe finding flights on this path, but I know it can be done as I received a quote from a travel agent. Thanks, Loredana ...
After an early start - getting up at 0300 hrs for our flight to Iquitos the flight was delayed after taxying out and getting into the takeoff line, due to cloud/haze over Iquitos initially ...
Posted in Penny & John`s travels by PennyJohn
I spent 2 days in Iquitos and yes, I did get a nice hotel with air-conditioning. An Eskimo would have been comfortable in my room! The first thing I did was stop in and pay a quick visit to the 9 year old boy that was helping the men cut leaves in the jungle. He is a real little business ...
Posted in Escape into Reality by ScottK