IQUITOS

In the heart of the Peruvian Amazon.

tourism

Quistococha

The Quistococha Tourist Complex, also known as Quistococha Tourist Park, is an entertainment complex in the city of Iquitos, Peru. Located in the southern region of Iquitos Metropolitano, it is the only tourist park in the department of Loreto and is officially designed as "National Tourism Park" within the National Tourist Reserves System of Peru.1 The complex is located in the Departmental Route LO - 103 And it is a notable tourist attraction for the dynamism of Iquitos.

The complex occupies a space of 369 hectares of Amazon forest and covers the Laguna Quistococha.1 It contains an artificial white sand beach called Tunchi Playa.1 It is also surrounded by a vegetation composed mainly of palm trees of "great homogeneity and size dominance."

The site has also been used for important research, conservation and reforestation work. It houses a museum, a zoo and a natural nursery. The museum comprises a taxidermy collection of Amazonian fauna; The zoo houses several animals such as mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish. Finally, in the vicariat of reforestation and botanical gardening.

Alpahuayo Mishana

The National Reserve Allpahuayo Mishana is a protected area of Peru located in the department of Loreto, province of Maynas. It is the youngest reserve created by the National System of Protected Natural Areas of Peru (SINANPE).

It is located in the northeastern jungle area of Peru, in the Department of Loreto, specifically 25 km south west of Iquitos.

It has a very high biodiversity index, concentrated in a very small area and on almost 60 hectares it contains 522 species of butterflies, 1,729 species of plants, 83 amphibian species, 475 species of birds, 120 species of reptiles and 145 species of mammals.

Iquitos city

It has as its axis of social life the Plaza de Armas, and around it famous houses of the rubber bonanza, the square is very close to the Malecón Tarapacá, its commercial center in the Próspero jirón, and the traditional neighborhood of Bethlehem with its Floating houses on the river, in the evening you will have various fun options. Municipal Museum: Located on Távara Street, block 2, small and modest museum with handicrafts of the aboriginal, ethnographic and regional fauna. For all those who want to escape for a moment from the concrete jungles and hellish noises and pollution of the big cities, and want to put themselves in close contact and harmony with paradisiacal places in the virgin jungle of the Amazon, no more noises than the Birds, monkeys or insects, Iquitos is a great opportunity and an excellent choice.

Amazonas river

The immense and ancient Amazon River is the largest river in the world, and resembles an immense sea of fresh water in perpetual motion. Its course varies between 4 thousand and 6 thousand (up to 8 thousand) m. And its estuary in the Atlantic forms an estuary of 400 km. Penetrating its waters up to 150 km in the sea. In times of increasing its volume can reach 300 thousand m3 per second, while in low season low to reach between 80 and 90 thousand m3 per second. The Amazon has very twisted curves that along its route are forming angles of great radius and that constantly evolve. There are contradictions about its length, which is estimated at approximately 6,762 km. Until its mouth in the Atlantic .