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Iquitos Destination Guide

Delve into Iquitos in Peru!

Iquitos in the region of Loreto with it's 437,620 residents is located in Peru - some 629 mi (or 1,012 km) North-East of Lima, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Iquitos

Current time in Iquitos is now 02:50 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "America / Lima" with an UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Puerto Francisco de Orellana, Nueva Loja, Leticia, Nanay, Moyobamba or Panguana Segunda Zona. While being here, make sure to check out San Miguel, San Juan de Miraflores, Punchana, Iquitos, Buenos Aires and Rumo Cocha as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

25°C / 78 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Chance of rainfall 6%
Air Humidity 90%
Air Pressure 1018.9 hPa
Wind Speed with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 88% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Saturday, 18th of August 2018
Scattered clouds, light breeze.
Scattered clouds Day: 27°C (81 °F)
Night: 25°C (77 °F)
Sunday, 19th of August 2018
Moderate rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Moderate rain Day: 32°C (90 °F)
Night: 24°C (75 °F)
Monday, 20th of August 2018
Heavy intensity rain, calm, few clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 27°C (81 °F)
Night: 23°C (74 °F)


Capoeira candeias iquitos - el profe car...

00:30 min ( January 30, 2009 by rochedo2485)
Views: 1,463 - Rating: 5/5

Para hacer todo eso, tienes ke ser de ikitos city, candeias ikitos, lo mejor!

Puerto Masusa de Iquitos Perú

00:35 min ( November 17, 2010 by Samuel Larsen)
Views: 2,070 - Rating: 5/5

Puerto Masusa es el puerto comercial de Iquitos

Lighting off a firecracker in Plaza de A...

00:39 min ( July 03, 2008 by Elijah Nouvelage)
Views: 1,164 - Rating: 2.33333/5

I light off a firecracker in the center of the city of Iquitos at 1am in front of a Military Officer with a gun-toting policeman just across the street

Riding a MotoTaxi in Iquitos Peru

02:00 min ( August 29, 2009 by kpsrcyhcrcwr)
Views: 1,728 - Rating: 0/5

Here is my first experience on a mototaxi. It was an exciting experience especially coming from a placa where there is nothing like this. We took a taxi from the port(where we arrived by boat from Yur...

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Interesting facts about this location

Estadio Max Augustín

The Estadio Max Augustín is a multi-purpose stadium in Iquitos, Peru. It is the home ground of the football (soccer) team Colegio Nacional Iquitos and several other Copa Perú teams from Iquitos and the surrounding region. The stadium holds 24,576 people. It was built in 1942 and renovated in 2005. The stadium has artificial turf, an artificial running track, and was a venue in the 2005 FIFA U-17 World Championship

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -3.75, -73.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Peru, Multi-purpose stadiums in Peru


Iquitos is the largest city in the Peruvian rainforest and the capital of the Loreto Region and Maynas Province. The city is considered the sixth largest city of Peru, with 457,865 inhabitants. Furthermore, it is the heart of what has been officially designated as the Iquitos Metropolitan Area. A honeypot, Iquitos is the hub where the food, culture, customs, worldview and historical landmarks of Loreto meet.

More reading: Iquitos homepage
Located at -3.75, -73.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Peru, Populated places established in 1764, Populated places in the Loreto Region, Populated places on the Amazon

Maynas Province, Peru

Maynas is a province in the Loreto Region in northeastern Peru. Its capital, Iquitos, is also Loreto's regional capital and the largest city in the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -3.75, -73.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.


Punchana is the capital of the Punchana District in the Maynas Province of the Loreto Region in northeastern Peru, in the Peruvian Amazon Jungle. It is a neighborhood on the outskirts of the city of Iquitos, located on the Amazon and the Nanay Rivers.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -3.75, -73.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Loreto Region, Populated places on the Amazon

Crnl. FAP Francisco Secada Vignetta International Airport

Coronel FAP Francisco Secada Vignetta International Airport is an airport serving Peru's fifth largest city, Iquitos. It and Pucallpa's Captain Rolden International Airport are the main air hubs in the Peruvian Amazon. It is used as a connecting point for many small cities, towns, and other urbanizations located in the jungle.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -3.75, -73.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Peru

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