Let Ikitos Travel show you around
our neck of the Amazon Rain Forest
WELCOME TO IQUITOS, PERU
GATEWAY TO THE AMAZON
Some people call it the “best kept secret of
the Amazon rain forest”. Those who travel to Peru want to see the
Inca culture, which we don’t have; and those who want to see the rain
forest don’t travel to Peru.
Few people around the world associate Peru with
the Amazon River. But those who do their homework will soon find that half
the length of the Amazon River is in Peru, flowing down from the Peruvian
Andes Mountains, and that 50% of Peru is actually covered by Amazon rain
forest, with the highest biodiversity on Earth.
Iquitos, with its 420,000 inhabitants, may not be what you expect when you
think about the “Heart of the Rain Forest”. …