Category Archives: Getting to Iquitos

New Leticia to Iquitos Flight Information

The mobilization from Leticia-Iquitos-Leticia was only run by speed boats and ferries for the past 10 years, there was only one company offering flights from Caballo Cocha to Iquitos but they had always delays or problems. Due to the large demand from people to get fast and secure to Iquitos, the company ATSA opened a new secure flight with a Fokker 50 departing from Leticia’s Airport and arriving to Iquitos. Continue reading

Santa Rosa to Iquitos Speed Boat or Ferry Information

Iquitos is the largest city in the Peruvian rainforest and the fifth-largest city of Peru. It is also the capital city of the Loreto Region and Maynas Province. Located in the Amazon Basin, the city is along the Amazon, Nanay and Itaya rivers. Its name in Iquito language translates to the people. The city proper with its four districts has a population of 422,055; 462,783 live within the Iquitos Metropolitan Area, making it in the sixth-largest metropolitan area of the country. The official city nickname is Capital of the Peruvian Amazon.

Santa Rosa is an Amazonian town in the Mariscal Ramón Castilla Province in the Loreto Region of Peru, located in an island in the Amazon River in front of the cities of Leticia (Colombia) and Tabatinga (Brazil). The town serves as a checkpoint and crossing point for the Brazil-Peru and the Brazil-Colombia borders.

There are only 2 types of fluvial transportation which are Speed boats and Ferries.

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