Peru Amazon Rainforest Tours
Iquitos is the biggest city inside Peruvian rainforest, with a population of around half a million. This is the capital of Loreto area and Maynas Province.
Iquitos is found on Amazon River, 78 kilometers / 125 km downstream associated with confluence for the Ucayali and Marañón rivers, both primary headwaters regarding the Amazon River. Despite becoming over 1, 864 miles / 3, 000 km from the lips associated with the Amazon at Belém (Brazil), on Atlantic Ocean, Iquitos is only 348 ft / 106 m above sea-level. Nonetheless, ocean-going vessels could make their particular method right within the Amazon River to Iquitos, and thus it's always been a significant interface inside Amazon Basin.
Iquitos features a tropical rainforest climate with numerous rainfall and hot temperatures throughout the year. The average general humidity is 85per cent. The wet-season lasts from around November to May, using lake achieving its greatest part of might. The river's reduced point is in October.