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Peruvian department famous for crossing the mighty Amazon River, which is the longest in the world. In Loreto we can find exotic landscapes with diverse flora and fauna, as in the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, which houses the pink dolphins, and the Allpahuayo Mishana National Reserve, which is characterized by its types of endemic soils and birds.

Take a look at Loreto

Visit Iquitos

It is the capital of the Loreto region and fluvial port on the Amazon. Iquitos has had several periods of boom: rubber, wood and oil. With good hotels and a warm atmosphere, it is the starting point for all types of Amazonian excursions.

Malecón de Tarapacá

Throughout the seven blocks, it offers spectacular views of the Itaya River. On the boardwalk you can see the houses of art nouveau architecture built during the heyday of rubber.

Mercado y barrio de Belén

It is characterized by its houses built on stilts and even rafts that float during the floods of the river. They have a lively outdoor market, as well as a place (Pasaje Paquito) where visitors can find medicinal plants and exotic drinks.


Located at km 6.3 of the Iquitos-Nauta highway. It is a tourist park of 369 hectares, around the Quistococha lagoon. It has a zoo that houses species of the region, amazonia flora stores, fish farms and an artificial beach with white sand.

Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

It covers 2'080,000 hectares of tropical forests and wetlands. Its surface represents 6% of the territory of the Loreto region and 1.5% of the total area of the country. Check with a trusted agency to visit the reserve. You can cruise the Amazon River, stay in hostels, and do night tours.

Allpahuayo Mishana Reserve

Visit the botanical garden in the reserve of ten hectares with hundreds of species of medicinal plants. The area is protected for cultivation, research and other works related to conservation.

Tacacho con cecina

It is a typical dish from the north east of the country in most of the regions of the country they prepare it, but each one with its own style.


Another dish representative of the Peruvian jungle, is prepared with cassava or rice, chicken stew, hard-boiled egg, olives and other ingredients, then wrapped in a leaf of bijao (banana leaf), they are accompanied with ripe bananas, the name is in memory of San Juan Bautista; therefore it is celebrated the day of san juan that is celebrated on June 24th


Creole chicken soup parboiled with peanuts, ground corn and various condiments.

Paiche a la loretana

It is a dish that is made with Paiche which is cut into slices and then fry it (paiche is a river fish typical of the Amazon), its preservation is with salt and can be used after several days

Data you should know if you travel

  • Weather

    Warm, humid and rainy. Temperature: 38 ° - 21 ° C.

  • Best season

    The best time to visit Iquitos is between the months of June to November. Rains with greater intensity from November to April.

  • How to get?

    By not having road, Iquitos is only accessible by air. There are daily flights from Lima.