Iquitos serves as the jungle capital of the Amazon River-Amazon region, and is the only city in the area with an airport, making it the best (and only) choice for most travelers since there is no direct road access, and river routes are extremely time consuming.
The interior, however, is prmarily accessible by the vast network of river tributaries, making an Amazon River cruise one of the best ways to explore the rivers and tributaries in depth, while enjoying the comfort of these nicely appointed floating lodges that visit many of the regions most interesting and colorful villages, and remarkable natural reserves. Or, base yourself at one of the rustic but elegant jungle lodges deep in the Amazon. Either was, the Amazon River is a memorable vacation experience where you can lose yourself amidst palm trees, exotic fruits, and mind boggling biodiverstiy. Our flexible itineraries can help you link the Amazon with other fantastic Peruvian destinations.