South America Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Iquitos vs Puerto Maldonado?

Jump to last reply

Which one is a better place to visit to get a flavor of Amazon forests? We have the option to start our Peru tour from Puerto Moldanado or end our last leg by flying into Iquitos. I am very confused as to which will be more appealing. We have only two and a half days for this which I understand is not enough but we will be happy to get the experience versus not getting it all. We are not big enthusiast of nature travel or wildlife but don't want to pass on this opportunity to visit Amazon since this is our once in a lifetime trip.

8 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Fodor's Go List 2015 Has Been Announced
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Dec 19, 14 at 05:08 PM
View all South America activity »
  1. 1 Puno hotel with kids?
  2. 2 Return Flight from Lima to Cuzco
  3. 3 Argentina (and Chile?): basic itinerary
  4. 4 Help with Logistics for Machu Picchu, please?
  5. 5 Ecuador Guide Book
  6. 6 Driving in Bolivia Near La Paz
  7. 7 Trip Report Walking The Streets Of Buenos Aires
  8. 8 Money in Buenos Aires
  9. 9 Best small group walking/hiking tours
  10. 10 Solo female travelling around South America
  11. 11 Trip Report The Inca Trail - It's a Long Way Down
  12. 12 Lima-Paracas-Nazca-Huacachina-Lima (bus/drive)
  13. 13 Family friendly accommodation Iquitos
  14. 14 Bloomberg now says what yours truly has been saying here for YEARS! LOL!!!
  15. 15 Buquebus question for AVRooster
  16. 16 Bus tickets from El Calafate to Puerto Natales (Patagonia) in December?
  17. 17 Independent travel vs. tour of Buenis Aires
  18. 18 Trip Report Touring Iguazu Falls
  19. 19 Trip Report A Glimpse Of Paraguay, Itaipu Dam
  20. 20 Quito: Old city or new?
  21. 21 Lima Hotel or B&B for family
  22. 22 Bogota
  23. 23 Tour guides needed for SugarLoaf and Corcovado? Transfer recs?
  24. 24 Chile/Patagonia Itinerary Questions
  25. 25 Hawaii or Rio for single male traveler
View next 25 » Back to the top