Holidays to Iquitos

Iquitos is a city in the northern Peruvian Amazon rainforest region. It, along with Brazilian Manaus , is one of the most important ports in the Amazon River basin, specializing in lumber export. The city has become one of the principle research locations for the Amazon rainforest, and serves as …

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When to go to Iquitos

Typical Holiday Price

£725 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Iquitos varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit


Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - May is the cheapest month to go to Iquitos.

Where to stay in Iquitos

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Iquitos, according to other travellers.

Things to see and do in Iquitos

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Reviews of Iquitos

Ramona Flume
Ramona FlumeAustin

Iquitios is a bit touristy, but it's a great base camp for any solo or group adventures into the Peruvian Amazon. It's only accessible by plane and boat, but the city streets are usually teeming with locals, tourists and ever-present hordes of moto-taxis. You might just want to pass through on your way to further flung Amazon destinations, but you can still find the largest traditional market in the Peruvian Amazon, local festivals and indigenous communities all within five minutes of Iquitos.

Silvia Ho
Silvia Ho

I spent two nights in the city, lot of mototaxis, very colorful. Then went to a lodge in the Amazon. It was incredible!!! Ceiba Tops Explorama is the name of the lodge

adeline m
adeline mLondon

Busy, noisy, really hot but amazing! nice night market by the river, with snake dancers, great crafts. The place to go to meet a shaman or visit the herbs and witch market ang get a real taste of Amazonian life .... not always what you'd expect!

Miguel  Muñoz
Miguel Muñoz


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