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14/07/2020

Loreto - Perú

Gateway to the Amazon River
Natural Wonder of the world
LORETO
 
Location
Northeast Amazon jungle of Peru, border with Ecuador, Colombia and Brazil
 
Capital
Iquitos (104 masl)
 
Altitude
min: 70 masl (Amelia)
max: 220 masl (Balsapuerto)
 
Weather
Temperature: Max. 38 ° C Min. 21 ° C
 
High water  season: November - June
Low water  season: July - October
 
How to get?
 
Land route: Nauta - Iquitos 115 Km / 2h
 
Airway
Lima - Iquitos 1 h 40 min
Tarapoto- Iquitos: 50 min
Pucallpa - Iquitos: 50 min
 
Waterway
Pucallpa - Iquitos, La Hoyada port by the Ucayali river: 4 -5 days
Yurimaguas - Iquitos, by the Huallaga and Marañón rivers: 2.5 - 3 days