Around Iquitos attractions

Distillery in Around Iquitos

Yanamono Rum Distillery

For three generations the Guerra family has been operating this traditional rum distillery in Yanamono, in the middle of nowhere in the northern Peruvian Amazon. There is nothing different about the rum-making proce…
Wildlife Reserve in Around Iquitos

Pilpintuwasi Butterfly Farm

Ostensibly, the Pilpintuwasi Butterfly Farm is a conservation and breeding center for Amazonian butterflies. Butterflies aplenty there certainly are, including the striking blue morpho (Morpho menelaus) and the fear…
Lake in Around Iquitos

Laguna Quistacocha

This lake, 15km south of Iquitos, is served by minibus (S2) several times an hour from near Plaza 28 de Julio (corner of Bermúdez and Moore), as well as mototaxis (S15). There's a small zoo of local fauna (much impr…