Pilpintuwasi Butterfly Farm

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Spend an amazing day in Iquitos navigating beautiful rivers with spectacular views and a colorful jungle.


This tour will allow you to discover unique wildlife and native communities that keep ancestral customs and visiting the beautiful butterfly farm Pilpitunwasi in Iquitos, to admire the wide species of butterflies in a greenhouse.

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Centrally located hotels from the 28 de Julio Square to the Plaza de Armas in Iquitos
09:00 a.m.
Centrally located hotels from the 28 de Julio Square to the Plaza de Armas in Iquitos
03:00 p.m.
6 Hours
All year round

* Transfer from / to the hotel to the pier

* River transport

* Guide in Spanish / English

* Private service

* Includes pick up from the airport to the pier

* Traditional lunch

* Gratuities
* Extra food and drinks
* All entrance tickets (50 soles in cash)

* Repellent
* Cap
* Sunglasses
* Sunscreen
* Light colored clothing
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* Yellow fever vaccine is optional
* At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place
* The traditional lunch is Juane with salad and refreshment

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Details of Day Tours

We will pick you up from the hotel located in the city of Iquitos to go towards the port at the boulevard, to take the boat upriver and admiring beautiful views of the city and the Malecon Tarapacá.


We are going to navigate the rivers that cross the city: Itaya, Amazonas and Nanay. During the tour you can see the colors of these rivers that do not mix, creating a visual show.


The Amazon rainforest has an incredible biodiversity with a huge ecological value and it is considered the largest jungle in the world. The Amazon is one of the seven natural wonders and its extension covers different South American countries, where Peru and Brasil have the largest part. Insects, species of birds, mammals, thousand types of trees, flowers and plants live in this place. Along the journey we will see pink dolphins and with time enough to fishing piranhas.


The tour continues until arrive at the River Moron, where the community of Kukama Kukamiria live. We are going to learn about their customs and traditional dances. This community settled in this place about 200 years before the Spanish conquest and they are mainly dedicated to fishing and agriculture.


We will pass along the edge of Padre Cocha community located 20 minutes from the Bellavista Nanay port. We will arrive at the butterfly farm of Pilpintuwasi, an animal orphanage with recued animals opened in 2004.


This is the only butterfly farm located in Peru and it has more than 20 species of animals such as parrots, jaguars, monkeys, butterflies, among others. Pilpintuwasi means house of butterflies.


During the tour, we will enjoy a traditional lunch while you are having stunning views to the Peruvian jungle. At the end of this fantastic tour, we are going to back to the city of Iquitos to drop you off at the hotel.

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Incredible day in Iquitos

if you are traveling to Iquitos you shouldn´t miss the tour . It is a unique experience!

Reviewed by Mike
Great experience in Iquitos

If you are visiting Iquitos, consider the tour . We had a really great time!

Reviewed by Hellen

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Pilpintuwasi Butterfly Tour

Private Service Lunch. Includes: * Transfer from / to the hotel to the pier *River transport * Guide in Spanish / English *Private service * Includes pick up from the airport to the pier * All entrance tickets * Lunch in floating restaurant

Starts: 09:00 Hs
Duration: 6 HS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Español English

From: USD $95

Price for 1 adult: USD $190

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